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Pleasanton council set to OK gas station next to Safeway with drive-through Starbucks coming next

A new Starbucks coffee shop with drive-through service is now planned for a vacant site next to Safeway's recently opened...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ms Araya, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 16 comments | 3211 Views

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Muslims flock to prayer service at Fairgrounds

The mood was festive this morning as Tri-Valley Muslims, dressed in their traditional finest, poured into the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 3210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's voices ring true

Everyone can learn to sing, says Bee Chow, artistic director of Cantabella Children's Chorus, just like everyone learns how...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 3209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey finds stores offer plethora of unhealthy products for kids

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state unveiled a new campaign Wednesday based on the idea that people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 18 comments | 3209 Views

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Registration's Thorny Issue

In response to making people register for postings on the parcel tax issue, what ever happened to "...IT DEFEATS THE PURPOSE...

Original post made by Kiko on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Mar 27, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 26 comments | 3208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VOTE YES ON G - Help our schools.

I urge you to vote Yes on G. You will be happy with the outcome. :)...

Original post made by Unclehomerr on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 3207 Views

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Vintage Hills center getting a makeover

It's a work in progress, but the Vintage Hills Shopping Center, often called somewhat of an eyesore by residents, is getting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Mary Deggelman, on May 17, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 18 comments | 3207 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 | 3206 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs rent increases in Hacienda mobile home park

The Pleasanton City Council ratified a new rent stabilization agreement with the owners of Hacienda Mobilehome Park on Vineyard...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Peace Maker, on Oct 5, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 12 comments | 3206 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

19 veterans sue government leaders for failing to protect them against rape, sexual assaults

Lawyers for 19 veterans of the U.S. Army and Air Force filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco yesterday alleging...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 23, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 5 comments | 3206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coupe Welcomes Calls Per Pleasanton Weekly

Here is the publication's take on the meeting held on 1-28-08. **************************** Friday, February 1, 2008 ...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 5, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 10 comments | 3202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador's Class of 2013 ready to graduate

Commencement exercises are less than two months away but the Class of 2013 at Amador Valley High School couldn't wait to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 20, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 6 comments | 3202 Views

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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 | 3202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Sports

My experience with youth sports in Pleasanton is not a positive one. Baseball is controlled by parent group cliques who hand...

Original post made by Rosemary on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 25, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 35 comments | 3201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of teen fatally shot by Pleasanton police officer files claim against department

The family of a 19-year-old San Jose man who was fatally shot by a Pleasanton police officer last month has filed a wrongful...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 29, 2015 at 10:28 am | 25 comments | 3201 Views

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YES on D fights FUD

Take it from a veteran of a few campaign wars, convincing people to vote "no", especially on development related issues,...

Original post made by Becky Dennis on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 3200 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland mayor thanks protestors for peaceful 'Occupy Oakland' demonstration

During a media briefing Wednesday night Oakland Mayor Jean Quan thanked protesters for holding a peaceful "Occupy Oakland"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 29 comments | 3200 Views

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Second Thoughts About Savvy Seconds

I went in Savvy Seconds the other day and saw a sign on the wall that said, "Be Nice or Leave." I thought that was strange...a...

Original post made by Lisa on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Lame use of topic, on Aug 24, 2010 at 9:49 am | 11 comments | 3199 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Afghan author to talk about his new book on the country tonight at Pleasanton's Library

Atta Arghandiwal, who immigrated to the Bay Area in the early 1980s, will talk about his recently published memoir at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 19, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 12 comments | 3199 Views

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New metering lights leave some drivers red

On-ramp metering lights were turned on for the first time during this morning's commute along westbound Interstate 580 and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 3198 Views
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