Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

AROUND TOWN

Outdoor clothing retailer REI to open new store, hire 50 employees in Dublin

National retailer REI has announced that it will open a new store in Dublin next fall, taking over the space once occupied...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by jim van dyke, on Dec 23, 2010 at 8:00 am | 8 comments | 1842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High's 'We the People' team among top 10 advancing to finals Monday

Amador Valley High School is advancing to the championship round of the 2011 "We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution"...

Original post made on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Rene Siegel, on May 3, 2011 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 1841 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 | 1841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Pleasanton student dead in Marin County homicide

A former student at two Pleasanton high schools was identified as the victim of a homicide discovered June 6 at Point Reyes...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Maryanne , on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 9 comments | 1841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library offering free classes in Microsoft Excel 7

With Microsoft Excel now one of the hottest skills needed for job advancement, the Pleasanton Library is offering Excel classes...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 29, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Helping others better understand English

They volunteer to give back to the community, but what they don't expect to gain from the experience are the friendships...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 25, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 1841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge delays Oak Grove ruling

It's not over yet for the opponents of the Oak Grove project after Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch delayed making permanent...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 4, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 1840 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for robbery suspect

Pleasanton police are searching for a man in his 20's who brandished a gun and robbed a Pak Mail store Monday morning. Just...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by a resident, on Mar 20, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 4 comments | 1840 Views

SPORTS

Proposal of a Golf Tax in California is Unfair and Unjust.

As we begin 2009, a proposal looms in Sacramento that for the first time will tax playing golf in California. This unjust...

Original post made by Sean on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 11, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 6 comments | 1840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension Obligations Bankrupt Town

This is what can, and will, happen to Pleasanton if the council does not take action to reduce pension benefits NOW. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Alabama-Towns-Failed-Pension-nyti...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 26, 2010
Last comment by I can count, can you?, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 32 comments | 1840 Views

SPORTS

Foothill wins over Amador Valley with 2 late-game touchdowns

The Foothill High School Falcons walloped the Dons from Amador Valley High School Thursday night 21-7 with two fourth-quarter...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by foothill fan, on Nov 12, 2011 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police arrest five after robbery, beating on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested five men Monday night for allegedly robbing and beating a man and threatening to beat up another...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Taco, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 75 comments | 1839 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pages of Pleasanton's past

Who is this Kottinger guy? And what's this you hear about a Hearst's castle in Pleasanton? Why did San Francisco own Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by martin, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:54 am | 3 comments | 1838 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sandra Cantu--It Should Be Called Torture, Not Sex

I saw a headline today that read 'Sex Charges...' in relation to the Sandra Cantu case. It really bugs me when child...

Original post made by Kendra on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 16, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 12 comments | 1838 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Farmer Restaurant at the Pleasanton Hotel

this place ROCKS! awesome food, inviting decor and wonderful servers. What a great addition to downtown! http://www.pleasantonhotel.com/...

Original post made by bobbi on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by heather, on Aug 19, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 14 comments | 1838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OAH Hearing-Valexis Sutton (Walnut Grove) - Kinglsey conflict of interest

http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/CaseSettingsReports/agweekly_09-13-13.pdf indicates that Walnut Grove custodian Valexis...

Original post made by WG Fact Finding on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 21, 2013 at 10:59 am | 19 comments | 1838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No major changes in school funding expected -- for now

It's too early to tell what will happen with the state's budget, but the Pleasanton school district is gearing up for some...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 21, 2011 at 12:28 am | 9 comments | 1837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Final decision affirms earlier ruling in favor of Signature

In a final decision that could cost the Pleasanton school district several million dollars, Alameda County Superior Court...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Concerned taxpayer, on Aug 4, 2008 at 10:59 pm | 17 comments | 1836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Young Teachers Better Than Older Ones?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly Jeb Bing writes, "The tax would have saved the 127 of 148 jobs that are on the...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 42 comments | 1836 Views
<< < 149 150 151 152 153 > >>
Page 151 of 566

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,053 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 24 comments | 696 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 643 views