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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Cops deliver misdemeanor charge to drunken dialer

Calling 911 to order pizza led to a misdemeanor charge against a Pleasanton man on April Fool's Day. Matthew Jason Marty,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mittens, on Apr 9, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1353 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Pete Stark Being Honest?

Read that Pete Stark claims a permanent resident tax exemption for his $2 million home on 6 acres of land in the State of...

Original post made by Dave on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 9, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 12 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

22 benches on Stanley Blvd

Any idea (other than a need to spend tax dollars) are there now 22 benchs on Stanley Blvd between Pleasanton and Livermore?...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:22 am | 30 comments | 2398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton resident helps nab mail thieves

Pleasanton police are thanking an alert resident on Independence Drive for her help in catching thieves responsible for stealing...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by More of the Pursuit story, on Apr 9, 2012 at 10:05 am | 22 comments | 1996 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New emergency communications system adds to public safety

Next month, public service agencies in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, including Pleasanton, will move seamlessly into...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Outrageous Pensions, on Apr 9, 2012 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 1111 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This is the kinda thing that made me glad I took the money and ran.

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by Kangaroo on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 9, 2012 at 6:15 am | 1 comment | 1117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 Pleasanton school board members receive Masters in Governance certificates

Two members of the Pleasanton school board have just completed the California School Boards Association (CSBA) Masters in...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Apr 8, 2012 at 10:06 pm | 38 comments | 4747 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council puts Club NEO on probation, cuts number of patrons allowed by nearly one-third

The Pleasanton City Council placed the troubled Club NEO on probation Tuesday, ordering the Gateway Square nightclub to cut...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by law and order, on Apr 7, 2012 at 11:02 pm | 24 comments | 2220 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

High speed chase down I-680

A teenager was arrested Thursday afternoon after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase that began...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by law order, on Apr 7, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 13 comments | 1890 Views

SPORTS

California All Star Cheer Try-outs

The California All Star Bullet Cheerleaders are holding team tryouts on May 8th - 10th, 4:30 to 9 pm depending on age group....

Original post made by California All Star Cheerleading on Apr. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2203 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

East Bay park district agrees to take another look at keeping Shadow Cliffs waterslides open

The waterslides at Shadow Cliffs park will be closed this summer but the park district is taking another look at their feasibility...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Chuck Bierdeman, on Apr 7, 2012 at 8:12 am | 7 comments | 1117 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jewish Passover: 'My favorite religious holiday'

Passover, the Jewish holiday commemorating the story of Exodus, is under way to the joy of many and the consternation of...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by sj, on Apr 6, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1260 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Pleasanton woman sentenced on tax fraud charge

A former Pleasanton resident was sentenced to three years in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $1.4 million for failing...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Justice, on Apr 6, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 6 comments | 1729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist suffers major injuries in crash on Vasco Road

A motorcyclist suffered major injuries when he crashed into a fire hydrant on Vasco Road near Livermore yesterday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 6, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 5 comments | 3052 Views

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Easter Sunday services

Worship at 9:30 a.m. or 1 p.m., Sunday, April 8 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3574 Vineyard Ave., Pleasanton....

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Paul Crawford, on Apr 6, 2012 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1031 Views

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Cancer therapy group raises $105,000 at its Ragin' Cajun event

The Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation raised $105,000 at its recent fourth annual Ragin' Cajun, an amount that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Claudia Hess, on Apr 6, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 1048 Views

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Vodka Blimp

Why is there a blimp advertising VODKA flying around Pleasanton? It flies directly over the schools. The kids see it. ...

Original post made by Mary on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 5 comments | 1078 Views

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8th annual Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour

Registration is now open for the 8th annual Natives Garden Tour, which will take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, May 6....

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rene, on Apr 5, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 962 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest announced in death of Foothill girl 27 years ago

An unnamed suspect has been arrested in the homicide of a 14-year-old girl that occurred 27 years ago. Tina Faelz's body...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bonnie, on Apr 4, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 101 comments | 7482 Views

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Sign an Online petition to Save the Shadow Cliffs Water Slides

Hi all. I set up a quick website where people can add their name to an online "petition" that I will present to the...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by cwbierdeman@gmail.com, on Apr 4, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 8 comments | 1202 Views
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