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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Fire

Saturday afternoon 5/26 around 5:15 p.m. smelled a lot of smoke. Heard a lot of sirens. Air was very smokey in Vintage...

Original post made by Vinelander on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stacee, on May 26, 2012 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 1354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Any Update on Double Shooting?

So about a week and a half has passed since this tragedy, are they authorities any closer to answers?...

Original post made by anon on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Don, on May 26, 2012 at 8:17 am | 8 comments | 1780 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge strikes down Defense of Marriage Act provision in state employees' case

A federal judge ruled in Oakland that the state's public-employee pension system must make long-term care insurance equally...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Equalityworks, on May 25, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 1490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Science Field Trip

I attended a field trip with my son who attends Alisal. It was a science event at Amador hosted by the Amador students. The...

Original post made by Amador Fan on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 25, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage hills grocery ( Green Leaf)

Which department at city hall do I go to to check on what is happening about the Green Leaf Grocery that is supposed to go...

Original post made by Tango on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 25, 2012 at 6:37 am | 3 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funeral services set for man found dead at Pleasanton Ridge

Funeral services are planned for this weekend for a Pleasanton man who was found hanged in Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kiel, on May 25, 2012 at 6:36 am | 5 comments | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 way stop sign is needed at W. Angela@Peters.

How about getting a 4 way stop sigh at the intersection of Peters@W. Angela. Not only is this the street of the Farmers...

Original post made by Christine M on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by wanda, on May 24, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 14 comments | 1543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen attacked at Stoneridge Mall says no one helped

It was an ordinary day for Foothill High School junior Sonny Tripathy when he went to Stoneridge Shopping Center Saturday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on May 24, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 2068 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

HP's plan to cut 27,000 jobs will impact workforce here in Tri-Valley, other Bay Area, worldwide installations

Palo Alto tech giant HP announced this weeky that it would cut 27,000 jobs -- or 8% of its global workforce -- by mid-2014,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by res, on May 24, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hot Rod Cruise/Downtown Car Show

I think Pleasanton should allow a few downtown car show/cruises this summer. One of those deals where they close down main...

Original post made by Derek on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Roger Matthewson, on May 24, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 11 comments | 2080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school sports face funding challenge

For years the biggest problem facing high school coaches in Pleasanton has been determining who will be the key players and...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Kirk, on May 24, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 6 comments | 1871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school sports face funding challenge

For years the biggest problem facing high school coaches in Pleasanton has been determining who will be the key players and...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Lucia Holman, President Foothill Athletic Boosters, on May 24, 2012 at 9:44 am | 32 comments | 15009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon art and wind festival opens at 10 a.m. Sunday, Monday

The San Ramon art and wind festival is a family friendly festival that features professional kite flying demonstrations,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by not a fan, on May 24, 2012 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raley's union in Bay Area votes to authorize strike

Raley's employees in the Bay Area and part of the Central Valley voted Wednesday to authorize a strike against the grocery...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jake Thomas, on May 24, 2012 at 2:18 am | 33 comments | 1831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

should the school district have more discretion in the layoff process?

I came across two interesting pieces recently that I thought members of the community might want to read. The first is a...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Slippers, on May 23, 2012 at 8:36 pm | 19 comments | 1848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eric Swalwell Interview on May 23rd at 11:30 AM

My Blogtalkradio show is back Wednesday morning, May 23rd, at 11:30 am with [http://www.blogtalkradio.com/san-ramon-observer/2012/05/23/can-eric-swalwell-unseat-pete-stark...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 23, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Appeals court rejects disabled citizens' bid to obtain medical marijuana

Four disabled Californians who want to use medical marijuana lost a bid to a federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 23, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Was the Story on Pete Stark Removed?

Story posted this morning has been removed by the Pleasanton Weekly. Why?!...

Original post made by Dave on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by steve, on May 22, 2012 at 8:59 pm | 16 comments | 1318 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Just say No to Measure B3

If you like higher taxes, stay here. You're in the right city, the right county and the right state for paying more, and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by hmmm, on May 22, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 17 comments | 3022 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board meeting tomorrow to discuss May revise, management salaries

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow to consider, among other issues, a report on the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Meghan, on May 21, 2012 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 1423 Views
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