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Downtown Gene passed away

Our own Downtown Gene passed away recently. if you knew him you got a smile, a hello and how you doing...he will be missed.......

Original post made by Chris on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Kim and Mia, on Mar 6, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 16 comments | 3510 Views

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The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 15 comments | 3508 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thirteen young women vie for Miss Alameda County crown

The Miss Alameda County pageant is back after a 20-year-or-so hiatus. Thirteen young women from all over the county--including...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 25 comments | 3508 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is the New Detroit

Excerpts from this article: http://www.newgeography.com/content/003024-is-california-new-detroit "Like Detroit, California...

Original post made by New Detroit on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by on looker, on Aug 20, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 39 comments | 3507 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs splitting downtown into 2 new districts

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night approved a new plan to split downtown businesses into two districts to promote...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Noah, on Dec 2, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 3507 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jewish Chanukah festival starts at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Stoneridge Shopping Center

Members of the Chabad of the Tri-Valley will mark the start of Chanukah from 5:30-7 p.m. tomorrow with its 10th Annual Chanukah...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Chabad, on Dec 15, 2014 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 3507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Customer Service During the Holidays

Is anyone else tired of being treated rude at stores, especially the mall, during the holidays? I bought pants about a week...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 30, 2007
Last comment by Paula, on Jan 1, 2008 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 3506 Views

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Best Cell Phone Coverage???

We live on the edge of Birdland and the Gates neighborhoods and our Verizon cellular signal is so poor, you just about can't...

Original post made by NoCell on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 13, 2008 at 7:28 am | 13 comments | 3506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Citation of $2120 for Castlewood violation... really?!

About a month ago, I was driving to work. I usually take 680 South or the frontage road to take the Canyon. There must have...

Original post made by Are you kidding me?! on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 24 comments | 3506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Turkeys pardoned by President Obama named by Pleasanton students

The two turkeys chosen for this year's presidential pardon owe their unique names to a gaggle of Pleasanton students. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Dec 2, 2015 at 6:16 am | 6 comments | 3505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's running?

Looks like Mary Roberts is going to attempt a run for Mayor and Howard Neely is going to try for a Council seat. That's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 8, 2008 at 7:10 pm | 34 comments | 3505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simulation puts drunk driving into real-time perspective

It may have only been a simulation, but the faces of high school students who watched the events unfold told it all. Their...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by -, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 3504 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Tea Party founder calls for boycott of San Francisco

A Bay Area "tea party" activist is saying turnabout is fair play by calling for a boycott of San Francisco after several...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by doubleamazed, on May 20, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 46 comments | 3504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solar panels stolen from Hearst Elementary School

Thirty-nine solar panels valued at $31,200 were stolen from Hearst Elementary School over the weekend, according to the school...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by What a joke, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:33 am | 12 comments | 3504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Pleasanton mortgage broker arrested for attempted murder

A former mortgage broker and professional party thrower is free on $130,000 bond after being charged with aggravated assault...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michele McP , on Jul 21, 2012 at 7:44 am | 4 comments | 3504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosterman, Council members Sullivan, McGovern re-elected

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman was re-elected to a third term Tuesday with incumbent City Council members Matt Sullivan and Cindy...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 9, 2008 at 10:22 am | 47 comments | 3503 Views

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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 | 3501 Views

SPORTS

California All Star Cheer Try-outs

The California All Star Bullet Cheerleaders are holding team tryouts on May 8th - 10th, 4:30 to 9 pm depending on age group....

Original post made by California All Star Cheerleading on Apr. 7, 2012
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Guy with Baseball bat should just get a "time out"

Read the story and other threads (comments locked by the PW)about the guy with an extensive criminal history, on meth, who...

Original post made by one dead idiot on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 7, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 37 comments | 3500 Views

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Pleasanton Council bans smoking in city parks

The City Council Tuesday ordered a ban on smoking in all Pleasanton parks, agreeing with a recommendation of the city's Youth...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 25, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 34 comments | 3500 Views
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