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City Council Election being bought by deep pockets

Candidate Miller got his signs out before any other candidate, in fact BEFORE the agreed upon date. Several Google searches...

Original post made by Nona on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Issues? Sure!, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:51 am | 43 comments | 2465 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Fair Music is too loud!

I would like to know what our City and County are doing to control the ear-deafening sound of amplified music that radiates...

Original post made by Decibels on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by k.d., on Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 29 comments | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman killed in scooter accident on Foothill Road Saturday

A 40-year-old Pleasanton woman died after crashing her scooter into a tree on Foothill Road just south of the Castlewood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Feb 11, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 61 comments | 2464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents quiz experts on new teaching and testing method

Parents last week got a taste of what their kids will be learning in a new educational model known as Common Core State Standards. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by MAF, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:07 am | 5 comments | 2464 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP's anti-abortion platform

The GOP's extreme views on abortion (no exception for rape or incest) have been confirmed: " Republicans approved platform...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 27 comments | 2463 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tree time

Workers began unraveling more than 20,000 Christmas lights this morning, spiraling them around the branches of five large...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 19, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 2461 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 | 2461 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police snuff out multi-million dollar marijuana grow on Mount Diablo

With the help of volunteers and a keen eye, State Parks Police and Contra Costa County sheriffs raided a marijuana growing...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by kcswanko, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 26 comments | 2461 Views

SPORTS

Council OKs gym, parish buldings at Elizabeth Seton

The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to allow the Catholic Community of Pleasanton to build its long-sought 22,296-square foot...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 2460 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What cuts for top administrators of PUSD

Simple question: What cuts are the top administrators of PUSD taking for themselves? Are they being an example by cutting...

Original post made by Todd on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ceaser, on Feb 14, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 53 comments | 2460 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 1B and "What's the baseline?"

For those confused by Prop 1B (I know I was), here's the deal. Prop 98 guarantees that roughly 40% of CA's budget goes...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on May 9, 2009 at 6:14 am | 9 comments | 2460 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Cash mob' will be in downtown Pleasanton starting at 6 p.m.tonight

Pleasanton's first "Cash Mob" will take over downtown streets starting at 6 p.m. tonight as part of a new national movement...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper already, on Aug 12, 2012 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 2460 Views

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Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Forum Civility

Welcome Everyone! I officially announce the opening of the "Bash Stacey" thread. You are all welcome to come here and...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 3, 2007 at 12:40 am | 9 comments | 2459 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A call for a redesigned town square

The New York Times published an interesting op-ed, titled "Online, Anonymity Breeds Contempt": http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/opinion/30zhuo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&src=...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Factual, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 22 comments | 2459 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Imagination brings students success

Six sophomores from Foothill High School set out to use their problem-solving, teamwork and creative skills in the Global...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jun 28, 2012 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 2459 Views

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Cooper's Hawk nesting near Fairlands Elementary!

I have observed over the last 2 weeks, a Cooper's Hawk living and hunting in the tall trees in front of Fairlands Park and...

Original post made by holly blash on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Apr 19, 2008 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another PUSD Budget Proposal for Debate

Here's a new take on how to close the $8 million gap for 10/11, and help keep the budget in balance for 11/12. I'm just brainstorming...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:54 am | 93 comments | 2458 Views
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"Swirling" to earn college credit
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 347 views

More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 325 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 294 views