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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 | 2892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golden Eagle couple losing good views of Mt. Diablo

Candileigh and Gary Monzo will soon lose the majestic view they've had of Mount Diablo and adjacent hills since moving to...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Confused resident, on Jun 8, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 16 comments | 3109 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Kate' Steinle family planning suit against S.F., federal officials over her death

The family of a woman shot and killed at San Francisco's Pier 14 last month said Monday that they plan to sue city and federal...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by ample tone, on Sep 2, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 16 comments | 2839 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill student group protests anti-gay laws in Russia

More than 20 Foothill High School students spent their lunch hour Friday in silent protest of anti-gay laws in Russia. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ayllx, on Mar 3, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 16 comments | 2068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

For schools in Pleasanton, along with those in the rest of California, 2009 bodes to be a year of great challenge. Given...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 16 comments | 2292 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP officer in critical condition after being shot during I-680 traffic stop where suspect was killed

A California Highway Patrol officer critically wounded in a shooting that followed a traffic stop on I-680 Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by anti-arnold, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3167 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blankets delivered to NICU

The Blankets for Babies group recently headed to to Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford to deliver handmade...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 8, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 16 comments | 2065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group's demonstration riles downtown diners

Downtown restaurant diners and those sipping lattes outside Tully's Plaza during the Labor Day weekend were met with chants...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 14, 2009 at 11:52 am | 16 comments | 1090 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Another Hosterman helping to make downtown thrive

Another Hosterman has taken a leadership position in Pleasanton. Michael Hosterman, an attorney with offices downtown and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 16 comments | 1877 Views

AROUND TOWN

CarMax Auto Superstore coming to Pleasanton

CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer of used cars, plans to build a CarMax Auto Superstore on a 20-acre site at I-580...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Feb 24, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 16 comments | 8235 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHAT ARE THE NEEDS OF THIS SCHOOL DISTRICT? LEAVE THE PERSONAL INSULTS OUT OF THE DISCUSSION, ADDRESS THE NEEDS!

"The Governing Board recognizes that it has a direct responsibility to select and employ the Superintendent. Whenever it...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:07 am | 16 comments | 1137 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

8 years after 9/11

It was eight years ago today that terrorists attacked the U.S., stunning the nation and bringing an outpouring of volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 16 comments | 1327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive

How is the hated Stoneridge Drive to Livermore doing. I drove over the other day and there was absolutely no traffic. Where...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by J, on May 26, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 16 comments | 2174 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ready to "PULL YOUR OWN TEETH? (i.e. with Obama's Nat'l Health Plan)" Read These News Headlines About UK's National Health System!

Original post made by Myra on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:39 am | 16 comments | 2153 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Watch the Mainsteam Media Give Credit to Obama for Rescuing Capt. Phillips

Let's watch the mainstream media try to give Obama credit for this rescue. The mainstream media will paint a glowing...

Original post made by Paul on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 1788 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ILLEGAL Immigration worries!

Regardless of you political leanings. The following videos should be of concern to you. http://www.wsbtv.com/video/23438021/index.html ...

Original post made by Pablo on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by mark, on May 26, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 16 comments | 1225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniority-only Based Layoffs Hurt Students

At the end of this PDF link is a suggestion for an alternative system that can be implemented based upon the results of the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:50 am | 16 comments | 7547 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown seeks re-election as governor

Gov. Jerry Brown filed papers at the Alameda County Registrar of Voters office in Oakland on Friday to run for an unprecedented...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by rucrazie, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 16 comments | 2803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what makes a good teacher?

I'm curious to find out what readers here consider the characteristics of good teachers. How would you tell the difference...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:13 am | 16 comments | 2128 Views
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