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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man found dead after search at Pleasanton Ridge Park

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday morning at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by AIP, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 2772 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest trio after home break-ins off Hopyard

Pleasanton police arrested three San Jose teens in connection with break-ins at two Pleasanton homes Thursday morning. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Dec 4, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2772 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 | 2771 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton North Rotary holding its 'Starry Night' gala Sept. 20

The Pleasanton North Rotary Club will hold its annual fundraiser gala Sept. 20, a benefit that helps fund local and international...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Sep 2, 2014 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 2771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remove the Town Square Forum

As a longtime resident and complete lover of Pleasanton, this "forum" is very upsetting. Free speech...ok. But why invite...

Original post made by Mary on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on May 26, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 29 comments | 2770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where has all the fun gone?

When I was growing up in the South Bay, the fun and recreation opportunities seemed endless. We had ice and roller skating...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:43 am | 25 comments | 2770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

parcel tax

Although our children are out of school, I am more than willing to pay a parcel tax to maintain excellence in our schools....

Original post made by anne on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 39 comments | 2769 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Air Quality district urges residents to avoid fireplace fires--on Christmas Day!

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking Bay Area residents to skip the fire in the fireplace on Christmas...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 24, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 6 comments | 2769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bernal Freeway OnRamp

Why are there always people who think they are special and don't need to wait in line like everyone else? The traffic on...

Original post made by Diane on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 5, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 2769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

TVCF files for liquidation bankruptcy

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy with more than $153,000 in debts, and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by justwondering, on Sep 27, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2768 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 | 2767 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home of Scherer son searched

The home of Ernest Scherer III has been searched by investigators, the Alameda County Sheriff's Department has confirmed. Scherer...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by Marta, on Sep 18, 2008 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 2767 Views

SPORTS

PG&E says failed high-line connecting caused Monday night's blackout at Candlestick Park

PG&E investigators said today that the power outages that delayed a game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Not uncommon, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's passed and present

Pleasanton has long been a great place to live, and some long-lost residents still think so. During Museum on Main's annual...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ewwww, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Boosters raise big bucks for sports

In this time of fiscal cutbacks in Pleasanton schools, the hundreds signed up for athletic-related programs at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Opaque, on Oct 19, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 9 comments | 2765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer scheduled for Jan. 5

Four decades of soccer players from Pleasanton schools will be playing in the 10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jess, on Dec 5, 2012 at 2:24 am | 2 comments | 2763 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 | 2763 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 | 2763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rumors???

Recently I have heard from a reliable source that the City is going to place a counter to the referendum measure concerning...

Original post made by Referendum? on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 26, 2008 at 8:44 am | 25 comments | 2762 Views
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Bread and Circuses
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Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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Colleges You Ought to Know
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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