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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Muni union sick-out today; only 1/3 of vehicles running

Lots of problems in SF today because of the union sick-out. If you think this is isolated to SF, think again: It's only...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Steven, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:32 am | 15 comments | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Great Horror Campout In Pleasanton -- Do We Really Need This in Our Town?

Just saw that the Fairgrounds is hosting "The Great Horror Campout" on 7/11/2014 and 7/12/2014, see http://www.greathorrorcampout.com/...

Original post made by Too Much for PTown on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by IWouldFilePoliceReport, on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special school board meeting set for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow in the district's boardroom, 4665...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 2756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are the police flying drones at night in Pleasanton?

I live in the Birch Creek Terrace townhomes, just south of Arroyo Del Valle, north of Vineyard between First and Bernal....

Original post made by PtownPete on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Euhhh?, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 15 comments | 473 Views

AROUND TOWN

avalanche of traffic tickets

i would like to preface my comment by expressing my respect for the pleasanton police dept, however the number of traffic...

Original post made by daniel ormonde on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 15 comments | 525 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon residents organize protest against Creekside Memorial Cemetery

More than 450 people participated in a hike last Saturday to protest against the Creekside Memorial Cemetery proposed for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 15 comments | 3559 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Attacks on Strangers are Rare

This is more or less in response to letters I see on occasion by people who insist that all dogs should be on leash wherever...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 21, 2007
Last comment by DobeMom, on Feb 23, 2008 at 5:36 am | 14 comments | 3990 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brentwood man arrested as suspect in providing 19-year-old driver liquor

A 21-year-old Brentwood man was arrested Monday for allegedly providing the alcohol a 19-year-old woman drank before she...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by aaronw, on Nov 16, 2007 at 3:44 pm | 14 comments | 2392 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Housing crisis or window of opportunity?

It seems like each morning when I open my paper I find more alarmist headlines that paint a bleak picture of the country's...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Drexl, on Aug 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 14 comments | 3145 Views

RESTAURANTS

the RedCoat

Everyone go and try out the new Restaurant Downtown, The RedCoat! The food is great. ...

Original post made by Sandy on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Myrna, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:31 am | 14 comments | 5314 Views

AROUND TOWN

OpinionPleasanton.com

Anyone here seen this site? Alternative views on Pleasanton politics: http://www.opinionpleasanton.com/...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 7, 2008 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 3700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home prices are down, now is the time to buy!!!

OK, just kidding. Prices have a LONG WAY TO GO DOWN - 40% by some estimates. Don't buy now and watch your value drop. See...

Original post made by Homeowner on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 1922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge Has Ruled the Oak Grove Petition Invalid

At the Superior Court web site Judge Roesch has posted his rulings in this lawsuit. Basically, he points out that while...

Original post made by frank on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 2, 2008 at 7:11 pm | 14 comments | 1984 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ice rink on Staples wins commission's OK

The city's Parks and Recreation Commission voted 5-0 Thursday night to recommend that the City Council approve a master plan...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by Nicole, on Sep 13, 2008 at 8:06 pm | 14 comments | 2180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simulation puts drunk driving into real-time perspective

It may have only been a simulation, but the faces of high school students who watched the events unfold told it all. Their...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by -, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 2114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Signature Properties v. school district case trial begins

After more than five years of very-public dispute, another—and possibly decisive phase of the litigation between the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on May 24, 2008 at 11:34 am | 14 comments | 1966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council plans special meeting Thursday on impact of Ayala initiative

Pleasanton City Council members, after spending part of an opening hour at their June 17 meeting trying to find a suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 14 comments | 1928 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man charged with wife-beating, attempted murder

A 51-year-old man was arrested on charges of attempted murder and domestic violence after he allegedly beat his wife at their...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Brianna, on Jul 21, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 14 comments | 1827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where are the bicycle riders?

It's high time we parents set an example and start riding our bikes around town. When the time is right, get your kids out...

Original post made by Two Wheeling on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Ohforfsake, on Jul 31, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 14 comments | 2119 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's only Thursday but blankets are ready

It's only Thursday afternoon and already Candy Sheldon and others are claiming blanket space at Lions Wayside Park for the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 14, 2008 at 7:28 am | 14 comments | 1998 Views
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