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Brown declares drought emergency, urges conservation

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 2485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Re: Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances

"Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances" posted under Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Pleasanton...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 23, 2013 at 7:52 am | 19 comments | 2484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dishwasher Film

Heard through the grapevine... Everyone is experiencing a white film on the dishes after a run through the dishwasher....

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Feb 16, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 25 comments | 2483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug Sniffing Dogs - It can be done!

I found a very interesting article from 2007 about a district in California (PUSD - but not our PUSD) and drug sniffing dogs....

Original post made by Sniffing Uproar on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 32 comments | 2483 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull attack in Birdland

Just read about this in this week's PW. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family who's dog was mauled by these two pitbulls....

Original post made by Jeannie on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Puppy Bowl, on Feb 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 8 comments | 2483 Views

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Wounded veterans to be honored here Friday

Five seriously injured veterans will be awarded grants Friday night from proceeds raised at a benefit concert last October...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 21, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 6 comments | 2483 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Every dog has his day

Muirwood Community Park, the site of the only dog park in Pleasanton, recently opened a new addition--a "small dog-only"...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments | 2482 Views

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Ruby Hill pro wins NorCal event crown

Ruby Hill Golf Club assistant golf professional David Solomon took home the title at the Northern California PGA Pro-Series...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by And a Quality Guy, on Mar 6, 2015 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2482 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council sets Oak Grove hearings for March 4

The City Council last night agreed to schedule a series of public discussions March 4 on the controversial Oak Grove project,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 2481 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deadline today to run for City Council, Pleasanton mayor

With the deadline for filing election papers set for 5 p.m. today, the mayoral and City Council races are down to the wire,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:36 pm | 25 comments | 2481 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New law changes California's initiative process

New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by TonyAndrade, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planners OK Fresh & Easy grocery for Rose Pavilion

Fresh & Easy, a British-owned grocery store, will open one of its larger California markets later this year in the Rose Pavilion...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by cholo #2, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2479 Views

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The schools and Fund Raisers REALLY upsetting

O.K. I just picked up my child from elementary school with a BUNDLE of "fund raiser" catalogues! First off we pay a LOT...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 55 comments | 2478 Views

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Caltrans to widen and straighten Niles Canyon -- info!

Hi! This post is regarding Caltrans' plans to, IMHO, waste $80 million in taxpayer dollars to ruin Niles Canyon. (I posted...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 14 comments | 2478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD footing the bill for WASC at the Rose Hotel?

Representatives from WASC visited Amador this week, and apparently they stayed at The Rose Hotel. I'm assuming that the...

Original post made by Hmmmm... on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by money is only 1/3 of "cost", on Oct 31, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 6 comments | 2477 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Religious Zealots downtown - should something be done?

No less than 4 or 5 times this summer I have been with my children and had to listen to religious zealots screaming at the...

Original post made by McPleasanton on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 13, 2009 at 7:31 am | 45 comments | 2475 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is the New Detroit

Excerpts from this article: http://www.newgeography.com/content/003024-is-california-new-detroit "Like Detroit, California...

Original post made by New Detroit on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by on looker, on Aug 20, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 39 comments | 2475 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart market bid goes to city planners tonight

An overflow crowd is expected to jam the 227-seat Firehouse Arts Center starting at 7 p.m. tonight as the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted, on Mar 22, 2012 at 1:16 pm | 57 comments | 2474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looks at 4 new high school courses tonight

The Pleasanton school board will be discussing the possibility of four new high school courses for the 2015-16 school year...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Skateboarders reportedly go for joyride in Safeway store

A group of young men rode through a local Safeway on their skateboards and one struck the store manager on the way out last...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 25, 2007 at 10:47 am | 10 comments | 2473 Views
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