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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Panel finds Chowchilla kidnapper suitable for parole

A two-person panel has found one of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by A mom of three, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 2226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G and Prop 8

Supporters of Prop 8 claimed not to hate gays, and now opponents of Measure G claim to be pro-teacher. Does this sound like...

Original post made by Hoss on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Love you guys, on Apr 19, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 10 comments | 2226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Social Skills Group- High Functioning ASD/Asbergers Grades 1-3

I am looking to start a social skills group in the Livermore/Pleasanton/Dublin/San Ramon area for children ages 6-9. I have...

Original post made by Heather Roberson on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Wendy, on Mar 8, 2011 at 9:29 pm | 2 comments | 2226 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Youth Sports Parent, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What Happened to Katy?

Has anyone heard anything about Katy the girl that was driving when Laurel Williams was killed.....Sure hope Laurel's family...

Original post made by Chris on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 7, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OKs Staples location for ice rink

The City Council Tuesday night approved by a vote of 4-1 a master plan for a 17-acre community park in Staples Ranch with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Chris G, on Jun 17, 2008 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 2225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Disappearing Yard Signs

Why are signs related to the upcoming election being STOLEN from people's front yards?? Any ideas? ...

Original post made by A Concerned Voter on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by tolerance seeker, on Oct 13, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 2225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accused Castlewood killer's ex-wife testifies

Suspicious of his activities in the days following the murder of a Castlewood couple, the ex-wife of accused killer Ernest...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pre-Dawn Walkers and Runners

I leave early for work to beat the traffic. I'm generally in my car around 630 - 645. Several mornings I see a runner who...

Original post made by Early morning driver on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:29 am | 12 comments | 2225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low, Low down Fireworks

Puzzled how or if a decision was made to dramatically change how fair fireworks are displayed. After several decades of watching...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Some Dude, on Jul 4, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 16 comments | 2225 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

7-Eleven at Valero gas station gets planners OK, goes to Council

The owners of the Valero service station at West Las Positas and Santa Rita Road won the Pleasanton Planning Commission's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bots, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 36 comments | 2225 Views

RESTAURANTS

Noisy Restaurants

Is it just me or is Stacey's TOO noisy with the loud music they play? I have mentioned to a few servers who always remark...

Original post made by Main Street Fan on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on May 26, 2010 at 9:42 am | 10 comments | 2224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 42 comments | 2224 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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

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

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2224 Views

SPORTS

Soccer teams plan fundraiser Sunday for injured former teammate

Boys and girls soccer teams in Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon and Danville will play in a series of tournaments on their home...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Gary Thurner, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 6 comments | 2222 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats Republicans please share your honest view

OK, so we all know that we need something serious done about the job situation - it's getting depressing. I'm a Democrat...

Original post made by voter on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:44 pm | 65 comments | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raley's Employees Move Closer to a Strike With Vote

Workers at one of Northern California's largest supermarket chains are moving closer to a strike after the supermarket declared...

Original post made by Analyst Dude on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 4, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 4 comments | 2222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Joan Laursen, president of the Pleasanton PTA Council, announced today that she will seek election to the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharolyn, on Apr 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 57 comments | 2221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is California worth the price?

For those of you have lived in other states do you think Calif is overpriced in comparison or are you happy to pay the difference...

Original post made by hoops on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 23, 2013 at 8:31 am | 45 comments | 2221 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Booming Pleasanton is good news for Realtors

In her recent report to a Tri-Valley Realtors group, Pleasanton's Economic Development Director Pamela Ott said the city...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 2221 Views
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