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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's hidden homeless

They fly under the radar, staying out of sight for the most part. If you didn't know where to look, or when, it would be...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve is an idiot, on Jan 24, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 17 comments | 2944 Views

AROUND TOWN

water

Have you got you latest bill? Were you able to cut back your usage? Are they not fining people for over usage? None of my...

Original post made by Erline on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy Clem, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 31 comments | 2944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton garbage rates increasing today for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting today to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by D, on Jan 2, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 2944 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Beyond Bias: Media Blackballs Anti-Obama Book (No. 1 on NYT Times for 4th Week)

This is wayyyy beyond being biased. As the author of the following article states, "this is an in-kind contribution to Obama...

Original post made by Beyond Biased Media on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:17 am | 25 comments | 2943 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's Brozosky vs. Hosterman- Again!

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman will face former councilman Steve Brozosky again in the mayor's race on Nov. 4. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 18, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 28 comments | 2943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New BART station opens tomorrow

The new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station near Stoneridge Shopping Center is ready to open with festivities tomorrow. Service...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ptown, on Dec 23, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 2943 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Coffee, Beans & Bistro Closed too?

I have seen the windows boarded/papered up in the last few weeks, Charlie always had a hard time in that spot...What a prime...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Isabelle, on Jul 23, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 2942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Payment at Registration

I agree with another post that said the same people keep donating over and over.....I am one of those. I donate because...

Original post made by Parent of 3 on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hoss, on May 11, 2011 at 12:07 am | 12 comments | 2942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teacher named 'Educator of the Year'

Eric Thiel, Amador Valley AP biology teacher and Science Department chair, has been named 2014 Claes Nobel Educator of the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by PLEASANTON MIDDLE SCHOOL, on Jan 9, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 2942 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Janie Haile-Taylor, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2942 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 | 2942 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Dilbert' cartoonist planning custom home here

In addition to crafting cartoons for his nationally-syndicated "Dilbert" comic strip or managing two local eateries, Scott...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by cialis eli lilly, on Jun 17, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 16 comments | 2942 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton team playing in 1st Little League World Series in Livermore today

This week looks to be pretty hectic for Little League World Series director Dave Wetmore as the series gets under way 5 at...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 2941 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Stacey, on Jul 11, 2007 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2940 Views

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Guest Opinion

For nearly three years, we and more than two-dozen Pleasanton citizens have been hard at work to fulfill the direction given...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 15, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 19 comments | 2940 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Regional, John Muir form hospital partnership

John Muir Health will invest nearly $100 million to acquire part ownership of San Ramon Regional Medical Center in San Ramon...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian Capitalist, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 7 comments | 2940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 2938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sarah's swimathon today to benefit Children's Hospital

Sarah Banholzer and her friends are donning their bathing suits in Pleasanton Sunday for their second annual swimathon to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Ms. Landis, on Apr 26, 2015 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton PD Supports Public Drunks at Concerts

The PD has inordinately strict rules for drinking during the First Wednesdays and wine strolls. In fact, drinkers are roped...

Original post made by what\\\'s wrong with this picture on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by I'm with what's wrong with this picture, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 19 comments | 2938 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by jeanette riordan, on May 26, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2937 Views
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