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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 | 1915 Views

RESTAURANTS

New farmers' market begins operating at Stoneridge mall this afternoon

Starting this weekend, a trip to Stoneridge Shopping Center could have patrons picking up fruits and vegetables in addition...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 1915 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 | 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

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 | 1914 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 | 1914 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Work dispute at Ranch 99 market ends with felony arrest

A Dublin man was arrested at his home after he was fired from his job in Pleasanton, then returned to his former workplace...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Dec 8, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 2 comments | 1914 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1914 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 | 1913 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 | 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Use your Common Sense

Everyone heading to Foothill HS around 7.30am knows there will be a long line of cars heading towards the 4 way stop at Muirwood....

Original post made by UseCommonSense on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by UseCommonSense, on Dec 9, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 14 comments | 1913 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three face charges in robbery, beating on Vineyard

Three of the five men arrested May 4 will face charges for allegedly robbing and beating a man and threatening to beat up...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Member, on May 8, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 38 comments | 1911 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

UCSF-letter-concerning-health-risks-of-full-body-scanner-TSA-screenings

I'm one of the lurkers on PW forums. I have no idea about the validity of this, but thought some of the more well read members...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Neighbor, on Dec 17, 2010 at 2:32 am | 18 comments | 1911 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 | 1911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make a Difference Day for Community Service

“Make a Difference day for Pleasanton” will be held on Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at the Pleasanton Library Community Room from 10am...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can a $2 million parcel tax protect $16 Billion of property value?

The Pleasanton Educated Voter Coalition is doing the math behind the parcel tax. Given top-level claims of Measure E supporters...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 4, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 35 comments | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Critics of high-speed rail take their arguments to Sacramento

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 16, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 23 comments | 1910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commissioner Fox to decide this week on mayor's race

Planning Commissioner Anne Fox said she is considering challenging Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's top elective post,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Someone who has been to a planning commission meeting, on Feb 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 23 comments | 1909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forget Parcel Tax- Repeal Prop 13!

With more budget cuts looming for our schools, isn't it about time that we revisit Prop 13? California is loosing residents...

Original post made by Courtney on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 43 comments | 1909 Views
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