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BOOKS & MOVIES

Can you dig it?

Fresh out of college, Jennifer Less arrived in Israel ready to dig. She was part of an international crew from Italy, France...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jennifer Amiel, on Sep 19, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 4328 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART hearing today will look at environmental issues affecting extending service to Livermore

BART officials will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. tonight on its plan to extend train service to Livermore. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jackie, on Sep 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt Reveals a greater problem than a nanny state

I posted the following in response to about 30 posts complaining about the school lunches. As expected, the response I received...

Original post made by Really? on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Life isn't a free ride on the Obama welfare express., on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 14 comments | 1971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt has a greater problem than a nanny state

Ni hao ma, effendi! Health and fitness guru and sometime sycamore expert Tim Hunt has recently led by example in his discussion...

Original post made by Casanova_Frankenstein on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Unlocked is Better, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shadow Cliffs Slides EBRPD meeting in Oakland

Apparently the East Bay Regional Parks District will be discussing the future of the Water Slides at a public meeting in...

Original post made by on Sept 20 on Sep. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Imagine Pleasanton as a City of Peace

I propose the creation of a new commission for the city of Pleasanton. I refer to it here as the Pleasanton Peace Commission....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by KPETRY, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:09 am | 17 comments | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doctor to lead discussion today on thyroid issues

Dr. Michael Ruscio is guest speaker at 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18 at the Tri-Valley YMCA, 6693 Sierra Lane, Dublin. He...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by member, on Sep 18, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf is coming in Vintage Hils

Went to the city office to inquire about the market in Vintage Hills and found out that they were picking up all their permits...

Original post made by Marilyn Cheney on Sep. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1090 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'm Red and I'm Scared

Don't get me wrong, I am a Republican, but more of a Rhino according to my friends. However, over the last few years, I felt...

Original post made by J. Talis III on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 19 comments | 4014 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man prepares to sue city over leaked confidential information

A custody battle involving a Pleasanton man has led to criminal charges against an Alameda County deputy sheriff and a San...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by HarlanRoberts, on Sep 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 39 comments | 3307 Views

AROUND TOWN

burning light in the sky

Did anyone see a light in the sky on Saturday evening, about 8:00, it looked like a burning light, flickering, and then just...

Original post made by curious about a sighting on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by Funny..., on Sep 17, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 5 comments | 1681 Views

RESTAURANTS

Any good bbq?

Just moved into the area, is there any good bbq around?...

Original post made by brisket bob on Aug. 13, 2011
Last comment by Drexl, on Sep 17, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 9 comments | 3305 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 15 comments | 2317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five promoted in Pleasanton Police Department

New Police Chief Michael Fraser announced the promotion of Lt. Eric Finn to captain last Saturday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 3397 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to the WalMart Neighborhood Market?

Our house has been waiting for the WalMart Neighborhoold Market that was going into the empty Nob Hill location on Santa...

Original post made by Lee on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Sep 16, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 8 comments | 3725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Planning Commission to consider downtown entertainment plans tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to consider, among other issues, changes in rule governing...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 16, 2012 at 12:24 am | 2 comments | 1197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board backs two competing education funding bills

The Pleasanton School Board decided Tuesday night to hedge its bets and back both competing education spending plans up for...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 15, 2012 at 11:59 pm | 38 comments | 2756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District serves Chips/Salsa for lunch????

First school districts declare ketchup as a vegetable. Now, the politically correct powers that be at the District office...

Original post made by Pat on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by john, on Sep 15, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 75 comments | 3958 Views

SPORTS

Joselito Gonzaga Memorial Fund

In memory of Joselito Gonzaga, beloved baseball coach in Pleasanton and in support of his wife and 3 children, a fund has...

Original post made by Joanne Berson on Sep. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Say bonjour! to Florence de Bretagne

If you're walking down Main Street Saturday, the colors blooming inside Studio 7 may reach out and grab you. Don't resist. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by NoLikingIt, on Sep 15, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 1324 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 915 views

Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 909 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 9 comments | 487 views