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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sheehan gives up, and who can blame her?

Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war protestor whose son died in Iraq, announced yesterday she was giving up. She wrote in her online...

Original post made by Linda on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 30, 2007 at 1:29 pm | 5 comments | 3312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arraignment set today for driver of car that killed Livermore mother, her 14-month-old daughter

The driver involved in an alleged DUI crash that took the life of a woman and her baby when a car crashed into an apartment...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Map, on May 5, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 3312 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Home builders' association chief wants action on economy

Brian Catalde, president of the National Association of Home Builders, told his association's Board of Directors this week...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Oct 5, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 3311 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sarah Pailin QUITS!!

Just what the doctor ordered!!..... Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin shocked the political word Friday by announcing that she will...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 115 comments | 3310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Counties finalize State Senate special primary results

Election officials in Alameda and Contra Costa counties have finalized their results from this month's special primary for...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by ValenicaMom, on Apr 1, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 3310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks?

Anyone know what the fireworks show at the fairgrounds was for?...

Original post made by Bill Stephens on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by Lynn Martin, on Aug 9, 2007 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 3308 Views

AROUND TOWN

City CarShare opens 24-hour service at Hacienda Business Park ceremony today

City CarShare, the largest nonprofit car-sharing organization in North America will be announce a new car-sharing program...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by johannsf, on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:25 am | 6 comments | 3308 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gym parking lots, hospitals are burglary hot spots

For the past four weeks, automotive burglaries in Pleasanton have been on the rise. In December, police reported 67 thefts...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by james, on Jan 28, 2008 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 3308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill parents and fans, we should be embarrassed

Last Saturday night, at the end of a game and the end of the season, our lady Falcon soccer team laid on the ground, brokenhearted...

Original post made by Foothill parent on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Official, on Mar 6, 2009 at 9:56 am | 35 comments | 3305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post your stories of great Pleasanton teachers

Take a minute to share a story of a great Pleasanton teacher who has helped your child along. It's a thankless job....

Original post made by Teacher Appreciation Week on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by HS Student, on May 12, 2011 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 3305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students witness mock tragedy caused by drunken driving

The aftermath of a horrific car crash, a dead principal, a badly injured student helicoptered away for treatment, and another...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Rachel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:20 am | 35 comments | 3305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is the job of the School Board President?

I went online to the PUSD website to see what the job of School Board President is. Since the three men on the school board...

Original post made by Upset Voter on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by success, on Jan 6, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 52 comments | 3304 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congregation Beth Emek names David Katz interim rabbi

After a summer of lay leaders holding services, Congregation Beth Emek of Pleasanton has hired Rabbi David A. Katz as interim...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Controlling, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:11 am | 8 comments | 3304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E. Why so much negativity toward teachers?

We recently relocated to Pleasanton because we were impressed with the quality of the schools (on paper). My kids are in...

Original post made by New to town on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 21, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 89 comments | 3303 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chevron to cut 500 jobs at corporate headquarters in San Ramon

Roughly 500 people working out of Chevron's corporate offices in San Ramon will be losing their jobs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:46 am | 21 comments | 3303 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD Neal School lawsuit ends

After spending $2 million to fight a lawsuit, the decade-long battle over construction of Neal Elementary School has ended,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Cindy, on Jul 26, 2011 at 10:57 am | 28 comments | 3302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hearst Elementary teacher struck by vehicle Monday morning

A school resource teacher was struck Monday by a slow-moving vehicle in the crosswalk area near Hearst Elementary's multi-use...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 6 comments | 3300 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Which movie theaters stack up?

Summer is here and that can only mean one thing: Blockbuster movie time. Highly anticipated movies like "Spider-Man 3," "Shrek...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2007
Last comment by hill, on Jun 4, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 3299 Views

SPORTS

You guys really missed the boat... again

Brandon Crawford. Maybe you've heard of him? Rookie playing for the San Francisco Giants. Ringing any bells? Graduate of...

Original post made by Izzy on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Cubs Fan, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 3298 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 | 3297 Views
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