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Merger likely to keep ValleyCare afloat

ValleyCare Health System will likely merge with a larger hospital group in the near future to provide long-term financial...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by blind leading the blind, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 15 comments | 3923 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions Behaving Badly - Massing against Steve Glazer

Steve Glazer is running for the local State Assembly seat. One central plank in his platform is his effort to ban BART strikes,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 3, 2014 at 1:26 am | 15 comments | 610 Views

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 | 1161 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 | 906 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 | 3001 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 | 631 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 | 4412 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton exceeding water cutback goals, but are penalties fair?

Operations Director Daniel Smith, also known as Pleasanton's water czar, couldn't have been more jubilant Aug. 19 in talking...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 15 comments | 2362 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Baker wins Assembly race over Sbranti

Republican Catharine Baker, a Pleasanton attorney, has been elected 16th District State Assemblywoman, serving a wide area...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by James Hoffa, on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:28 pm | 15 comments | 3631 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New mortgage rules protect against risky loans

Good news for people shopping for a mortgage and for current homeowners facing foreclosure because they can no longer afford...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, on Nov 20, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 15 comments | 968 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council approves $16.5-million sports fields, woodland additons to Bernal Community Park

With a financing agreement in place with Pleasanton's nine youth sports teams to help pay for the new sports fields and facilities...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by PTown Rez, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:32 am | 15 comments | 3060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic Lights Around Town

Does anybody else notice the lenght of time when it comes to certain traffic signals? The ones' that stick out in my mind...

Original post made by Rob on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Jtjh, on Dec 5, 2014 at 12:35 am | 14 comments | 4232 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 | 4222 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 | 2529 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 | 3245 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 | 5500 Views

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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 | 3821 Views

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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 | 2001 Views

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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 | 2085 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 | 2428 Views
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