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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Free Markets vs. Crony Capitalism

Since the beginning of our current Recession, there has been much disparaging of our current capitalistic economic system....

Original post made by GX on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Freeman, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:20 pm | 13 comments | 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Balazo restaurant couple sentenced for tax evasion, other charges

Marino Sandoval and his wife Nicole, the Pleasanton couple who owned and ran the El Balazo restaurants in Pleasanton, Danville,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jimmy McGill, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 36 comments | 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin Councilman Eric Swalwell seeking congressional seat in 2012 election

Eric Swalwell, an Alameda County deputy district attorney and Dublin City Councilman, announced his candidacy Wednesday for...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Uh, on May 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 25 comments | 1920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Students Remember 9/11

In contrast to the many ways that our community has remembered 9/11 and the horrific events that occured on that day, Amador...

Original post made by A Close Neighbor on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 20, 2008 at 11:28 am | 20 comments | 1919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim principal named at Walnut Grove

An interim principal has stepped in at Walnut Grove Elementary School, although district officials aren't saying why. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by can't be about test scores, on Nov 8, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 1919 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Severe fire dangers lead to increased fireworks patrolling

Lingering haze in the air from hundreds of Northern California fires serve as a reminder of the increased fire danger heading...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2008
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 2, 2009 at 11:43 am | 8 comments | 1918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student hit by La Petite Bus

Any news on the young lady that was hit at dismissal by the La Petite Academy bus in front of AVHS on Wednesday? Many kids...

Original post made by Anne on Aug. 30, 2008
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Sep 2, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1918 Views

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Armed robbery at Golden Chopsticks in Pleasanton Wednesday

An armed robbery occurred at 2:06 p.m. yesterday at the Golden Chopsticks Restaurant in the 3100 block of Santa Rita Road. Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on May 30, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 21 comments | 1918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The ballot language mapped to specific programs for Measure G

I thought it might be helpful to list those specific programs and dollar amounts Measure G's projected $4.6 million / year...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sad State, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 34 comments | 1917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug and alcohol use leads to more expulsions from Pleasanton schools

An increase in drinking and drugs on campus has led to 33 expulsions and 604 suspensions in the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by NotSurprised, on Aug 8, 2010 at 8:51 am | 40 comments | 1917 Views

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Guess, 4 other new stores opening at Stoneridge Shopping Center

Stoneridge Shopping Center will open five new stores before the end of the year, including Guess, a retailer of luxury American...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Kiosk problem, on Aug 10, 2010 at 10:25 am | 18 comments | 1917 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Citizens' initiative cleared for Nov. 4 ballot

The City Council Tuesday accepted a ballot box initiative for voters to consider on the Nov. 4 that would block some steep...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2008 at 2:53 pm | 35 comments | 1916 Views

SPORTS

Cell tower proposal gets weak reception

Planning Commissioners sent a clear message to T-Mobile: you may not place wireless antennas on the McDonalds building at...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by ADAM GOMES, on Oct 15, 2008 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 1916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Something Free from COMCAST ?

Just received a letter and a recorded phone call from COMCAST telling me that by March 9th they would be going all digital...

Original post made by Kiko on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 6, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 22 comments | 1916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No casino at AV Grad Night?

Heard that the AV Grad Night celebration this year will be minus the popular Casino section. What's up with that?...

Original post made by S. Cremecheese on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by S. Cremecheese, on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 34 comments | 1916 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like measure E will lose!

It is still not final but it appears that measure E is going down to defeat. http://www.acgov.org/rov/current.htm ...

Original post made by Joanne on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Julie, on May 5, 2011 at 10:40 pm | 41 comments | 1916 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by No name!, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:35 am | 26 comments | 1915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen shouting obscenities from car

Happened twice to us this week - teen boys shouting obscenities at us from cars (presumably on their way home from Amador...

Original post made by Pleasanton Valley Resident on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 20 comments | 1915 Views

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It's rock & roll at Beth Emek installation

Rabbi Laurence Milder was installed as spiritual leader at Congregation Beth Emek in Pleasanton last weekend in a Shabbat...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by srco, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1915 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Join the Impact

why isn't Pleasanton participating in this????? Do we all really support the passage of prop 8? come on folks, hit the...

Original post made by noon8supporter on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:23 am | 9 comments | 1914 Views
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