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Where Are The Parents? Episode 4,183

It seems there is a news item, almost on a daily basis, that causes one to ask "Where are the parents?" Today's episode...

Original post made by Loon Patrol on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Nov 30, 2012 at 10:15 am | 7 comments | 1497 Views

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Pleasanton council set to OK gas station next to Safeway with drive-through Starbucks coming next

A new Starbucks coffee shop with drive-through service is now planned for a vacant site next to Safeway's recently opened...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ms Araya, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 16 comments | 2351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by HS Soccer on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Trekmtb, on Nov 29, 2012 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 3264 Views

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Prepare to get soaked

A series of powerful rainstorms is expected to hit the Bay Area beginning this morning, dumping up to 8 inches of rain on...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2012 at 9:53 am | 3 comments | 1381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facilities master plan goes before school board tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will get a comprehensive look at what needs to be done at schools following a year-long evaluation...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by jay, on Nov 28, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2217 Views

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Pleasanton police officers association launch gift drive

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and the Pleasanton Police Officers Association is again giving back to the community...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 3356 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dave Ross on Hostess and Unions

Dave Ross is a syndicated radio commentator, like Charlie Osgood but with a sarcastic bite. He's on KCBS daily at 2:35p...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 59 comments | 3752 Views

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Council to vote on downtown guidelines at special meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will consider new rules governing entertainment in the city's downtown district at a special...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 15 comments | 4619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High principal taking new job in Cupertino

Principal Greg Giglio is leaving Village High, the district's alternative school, after seven years at the helm to take a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by LMK, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 4874 Views

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'Sprinkle diet' product banned by district attorneys in Alameda, 8 other counties

District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley announced the settlement Monday of a false advertising lawsuit filed in Santa Cruz County...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by AlamedCountyNative, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 8385 Views

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New ! Pleasanton Poetry League

The City of Pleasanton is looking to Grow the Literary Arts in this community. Join the Newly formed Pleasanton Poetry League...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Nov. 26, 2012
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CALLING ALL POETS

Looking for Seasoned and Budding Poets! I've created a New Poetry Group called "PPL / Pleasanton Poetry League" visit poetryoncanvas.wix.com/poetry-league...

Original post made by Claudette on Nov. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 762 Views

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San Jose man arrested as suspect in robbery of Old Navy store at Hacienda Crossings

A San Jose man suspected of thefts throughout Northern California was arrested earlier this week after allegedly robbing...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 26, 2012 at 9:41 am | 12 comments | 1671 Views

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Shopping frenzy expected to continue today as 'Black Friday' weekend ends

From Stoneridge Shopping Center in Pleasanton to Westfield centers in San Francisco and San Jose, thousands of shoppers have...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Nov 26, 2012 at 12:47 am | 3 comments | 1693 Views

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Lawsuit: Santa Rita Jail discriminates against people with disabilities

Advocates for people with disabilities filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Alameda County of engaging in systematic discrimination...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Casanova, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 27 comments | 2269 Views

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Former police officer charged with elder abuse

A Pleasanton man and former police officer has been arrested and police are searching for his wife in a scam that involved...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Lilly, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 2557 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

19 veterans sue government leaders for failing to protect them against rape, sexual assaults

Lawyers for 19 veterans of the U.S. Army and Air Force filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco yesterday alleging...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 23, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 5 comments | 2302 Views

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Pleasanton providing free sandbags in case of heavy rain

The city of Pleasanton is providing sandbags free of charge to local residents and businesses to use in case of heavy rain...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 3205 Views

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Stoneridge Mall opens to crowds of anxious shoppers at midnight

Stoneridge Shopping Center gave shoppers an early start on their holiday buying today by opening the mall at 12 midnight...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Timmy!, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 9520 Views

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Traffic congestion affecting I-580, Isabel, many side streets as shoppers try to reach Paragon Outlets

Traffic was backed up yesterday and for most of the three-day holiday weekend on I-580 as shoppers tried to reach and exit...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Local, on Nov 23, 2012 at 9:37 am | 40 comments | 19349 Views
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