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Woman fights off would-be purse snatchers

A woman successfully fought off two teen girls who tried to grab her purse and a bag of items she was returning to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:24 am | 15 comments | 1433 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank crash

A late-model BMW SUV apparently attempted to give the Bank of America a drive-through lane on Sunday, July 21. Police say...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by betsy, on Aug 1, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 15 comments | 1612 Views

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Long-range planning under way for Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

The city's new East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force has started the process of determining how best to develop a 1,000-acre...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by June, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 1946 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys West Coast hot rod & custom car event heading to Fairgrounds next weekend

The west's largest hot rod & custom car event features over 3,000 vintage hot rods, custom cars and classics sprawled throughout...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by CraigLinda, on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:50 pm | 15 comments | 2001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freshmen registration starts at noon today at Foothill High, Tuesday at Amador Valley

Freshmen registration at Pleasanton's high schools starts tomorrow as the district begins the process of opening schools...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 15 comments | 1981 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another look at Prop 32 - Follow the Money

Like all of you I've been getting the calls and seeing the ads that beat "Yes on 30 no on 32" into our skulls. Finally digging...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Tick, on Sep 10, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 15 comments | 1845 Views

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The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 15 comments | 2363 Views

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Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly Friday endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Can't wait to see an investigative report, on Oct 30, 2012 at 7:25 am | 15 comments | 2852 Views

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Another Misleading Measure B1 Mailer

WOW--I just received yet another mailer for Measure B1 in today's mail. This one is all feel good and no mention of the...

Original post made by curious on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by local, on Oct 18, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 4146 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Biden: "...the size of cue balls?"

For those of you who choose to receive your news via the mainstream media, you will not hear about the following. During...

Original post made by anyone but obama on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:25 am | 15 comments | 2355 Views

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Outlets

Hope they hurry up with that stoneridre extension, what a nightmare at times this weekend at valley and Santa Rita with all...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Why delay ??, on Nov 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 15 comments | 3185 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

B1 transportation sales tax measure loses by fraction of percent needed to achive 2/3rd majority approval

Alameda County Registrar David Macdonald reported today that final results of the Nov. 6 election show that the hotly contested...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Al, on Nov 20, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 2665 Views

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Council to vote on downtown guidelines at special meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will consider new rules governing entertainment in the city's downtown district at a special...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 15 comments | 4562 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cal High basketball coach 'forced to resign,' implores school board to change policies

In a tearful, impassioned speech to San Ramon Valley Unified's Board of Education on Nov. 13, California High School's Bob...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 6, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 15 comments | 4337 Views

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City of Pleas wants to know why I am making less money

I applied to renew my business license in Pleasanton - before the deadline of Jan. 31. I've done business in Pleasanton...

Original post made by ptown consultant on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 15 comments | 1639 Views

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Three homes hit by burglars in recent days,

Three homes were hit by burglars in recent days, including one daytime break in that netted an arrest. The other break-ins...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by 188IQ, on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 15 comments | 1205 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Berkeley man arrested for burglary near Amador Valley High

A 35-year-old Berkeley resident was arrested Feb. 26 on two counts of felony burglary after a report of a suspicious man...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Pete (retired), on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 4076 Views

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San Jose's minimum wage goes to $10 with downtown association liking it

San Jose's minimum wage officially rose to $10 an hour Monday and business people who once opposed it now see it as a way...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 15 comments | 1970 Views

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Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 2769 Views

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Pleasanton memorial service planned May 25 for Jack Dove, who would have turned 90 that day

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, for Jack Dove, a well-known Pleasanton community activist and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mike Tassano, on May 23, 2013 at 9:46 am | 15 comments | 2485 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
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