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Planners 'luke warm' to gas station's plan for 7-Eleven, beer sales

The Pleasanton Planning Commission appeared luke warm after hearing a proposal by a long-time gas station owner to add a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 17 comments | 7882 Views

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Pedestrian Hit on Santa Rita at Francisco Street?

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that a pedestrian was hit by a car on Santa Rita and Francisco around 8:30 PM. This...

Original post made by What happened on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:50 am | 17 comments | 3429 Views

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Pleasanton school board approves management raises

Administrators at the Pleasanton School District will get raises that match those given to other employees earlier this year....

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 30, 2013 at 9:08 am | 17 comments | 14504 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Former Leftist David Horowitz: "The Communist Party is the Democrat Party"

In a recent speech, Horowitz said "We (the US) are in reach of a totalitarian state in this country...These are very dark...

Original post made by inform yourself on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 17 comments | 2526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cold snap comes to Pleasanton starting today

Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving weekend will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 17 comments | 8056 Views

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Ceremony today to name Bay Bridge after Willie Brown

The Bay Bridge's western span is being officially renamed today after former San Francisco Mayor and state Assembly Speaker...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by nancy s., on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 7299 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fireworks back at county fair on Independence Day

The Alameda County Fair will kick off June 18 with later hours and a nightly fireworks show after the fair's free concerts,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Liberalism is a plague, on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:55 am | 17 comments | 3605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Fails AP students

My daughter, a junior at Amador, called me at the end of school today, Thursday 5/29, and was barely audible. With great...

Original post made by Amador Parent on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by second priority, on May 30, 2014 at 6:56 am | 17 comments | 754 Views

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Pastime Pool Closing

I just read in the Weekly that Pastime Pool is closing. Too bad. More gentrification and the boring down of Pleasanton....

Original post made by Pool Guy on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Aug 5, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 17 comments | 2031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wondering if Towne Center Books still sells Tales from Swankville...?

I want to see what all the fuss was about a few years back... I unfortunately can't call the shop to see if they still sell...

Original post made by Student on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Linda B. , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 17 comments | 895 Views

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Home prices at highest since 2007

Showing true signs of improvement, California's housing market continued to perform better than expected in April with both...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 17 comments | 1521 Views

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Arne Olson to seek City Council seat

Arne Olson, a former Pleasanton Planning Commission who recently retired as an executive with Comerica Bank, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by #Cholo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 17 comments | 7245 Views

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Bernal Avenue on-off ramps at I-680 to be modified

Work will begin late Monday night, July 21, on major modifications to on and off ramps at the the Bernal Avenue interchange...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jul 10, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 17 comments | 5706 Views

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Pleasanton police seize 32-year-old after attack on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested a 32-year-old transient who was allegedly armed with a knife and threatened to stab two teens...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 17 comments | 3670 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The other side of suicide

Startled by the Friday afternoon call from the police dispatcher, I realized my day was about to take a dramatic shift. I...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 7, 2014 at 5:04 pm | 17 comments | 1477 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walnut Grove has a Security Guard posted on campus???

Walnut Grove School has a security guard wandering around the campus during school hours. Here is the letter parents received...

Original post made by Eric on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by What?, 3 hours ago | 17 comments | 414 Views

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Tentative Ruling by Judge Declares Referendum Illegal

The following is an excerpt that appeared this morning on the Superior Court website: "This Tentative Ruling is issued...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Tired of the whiners, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:52 am | 16 comments | 2700 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed leaving BART station

A 55-year-old woman was robbed after leaving the Pleasanton BART station Thursday night, according to police. A man allegedly...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 16 comments | 2219 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley mayors request federal aid to help struggling homeowners

The mayors of the Tri-Valley are asking Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)to seek $2.6 million in federal aid to help...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Darwinian Economist, on Feb 3, 2008 at 2:38 pm | 16 comments | 2380 Views

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Prison health care workers to strike at Santa Rita Jail

More than a hundred health care workers at Santa Rita Jail plan to strike this Tuesday if their demands aren't met. The employees...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 16 comments | 2204 Views
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