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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Guillermo Martin, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:17 am | 89 comments | 2083 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama White House declares war on Fox News

In a coordinated attack, communications director Anita Dunn went on point last week, calling Fox News “opinion journalism...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 28, 2009 at 2:28 pm | 74 comments | 2083 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman leads police on chase over I-80 and I-680

A Granite Bay woman led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase covering more than 100 miles Friday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Mar 15, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 6 comments | 2083 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New state law toughens penalties for copper thieves, buyers

With copper thefts a growing problem in the area, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill advanced by State Assemblywoman Joan...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jersey Malcolm, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 10 comments | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Decking the streets

The decorators are at it again this year providing holiday displays even better than the years before. This year's decorations...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Dec 19, 2007 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 2080 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff investigators search for clues in couple's death

About 90 volunteer detectives from the Contra Costa County and Alameda County sheriff's offices scoured an area around the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police go back to black-and-white patrol cars

Pleasanton police cars will have a new look starting tomorrow when the department rolls out its new black-and-white patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by RR, on Dec 18, 2008 at 5:43 pm | 14 comments | 2080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police searching for two female robbery suspects

Pleasanton police were notified of two robberies in the early hours of the morning. One incident led to an arrest, while...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 21, 2008 at 8:50 pm | 19 comments | 2080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jerry McNerney meeting with constituents Monday in Dublin

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today announced he will hold a Congress at Your Corner on Monday, March 21st, from 2:00...

Original post made by CA-11 voter on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by marvin gaye, on Mar 22, 2011 at 10:21 pm | 26 comments | 2080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you parents handle teens and their cellphone/texting behavior?

Just curious what rules any of you have on your teens' cellphone use. My daughters (13 and 16) are convinced I am the world's...

Original post made by Big Meanie on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 37 comments | 2079 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like all you California rich folks are going to get surtaxed!

House Democrats led by the representatives from California are going to tax the wealthy making over $200,000 a surtax to...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 51 comments | 2079 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chemtrails: The Consequences of Toxic Metals and Chemical Aerosols on Human Health

"It seems almost unbelievable that millions/billions of people could look up at the sky and not notice the dramatic changes...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 28 comments | 2079 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury selection to start Nov. 29 in Castlewood murder trial

A jury trial for a man charged with killing his parents in their Castlewood home nearly three years ago is expected to get...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 2079 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident near Downtown?

My daughter & I thought we saw paramedics pulling a gurney up from the creek near Main St. but I haven't seen any news about...

Original post made by JulieG on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by me, on Mar 22, 2008 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 2078 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Iron Horse Trail segment

I like the idea of the Iron Horse Trail. It seems amazing to me that it cost $1.6 million dollars to build that 1 mile segment....

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 8, 2008 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments | 2078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Signature Properties v. school district case trial begins

After more than five years of very-public dispute, another—and possibly decisive phase of the litigation between the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on May 24, 2008 at 11:34 am | 14 comments | 2078 Views

AROUND TOWN

First budget crisis forum slated for Jan. 26

Informative meetings about the budget crisis and its impact to the school district have been scheduled for Jan. 26 and Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Just Say NO To Bailouts, on Jan 25, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 33 comments | 2078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools to get extra $300,000 in state funds

The Pleasanton school district has a little more money in its coffers, but not enough to make a significant difference in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 25 comments | 2078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pastime Pool Closing

I just read in the Weekly that Pastime Pool is closing. Too bad. More gentrification and the boring down of Pleasanton....

Original post made by Pool Guy on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Aug 5, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 17 comments | 2078 Views
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