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how do you handle 10% rent increase in this economy

Due to our current economy I have only received a 5% wage increase in the last 5 years, however after just over a year lease...

Original post made by kcmdancer on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:42 am | 33 comments | 4038 Views


How is the new health care law working out?

How is the new health care law working out of you? For me not so good: - Insurance premiums increased by 10% this year -...

Original post made by ? on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Kay, on Oct 28, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 33 comments | 1580 Views


Local Native American tribe seeks identity

The Muwekma Ohlones, whose ancestral lands are in Pleasanton and throughout the Bay Area, have lost a federal lawsuit seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Educated Indian, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:29 am | 33 comments | 3716 Views


Dozens protest reading cuts at Pleasanton school board meeting

A reading program on the chopping block drew an overflow crowd to the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, spilling...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Libby , on Feb 17, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 33 comments | 2442 Views


Construction starts on $2.4 million trail between Pleasanton-Dublin

Ground was broken this week on a 794-foot project to connect trails in Pleasanton and Dublin that end abruptly at Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Curtis, on Apr 15, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 33 comments | 2415 Views


Tire slashers hit 18 more vehicles, this time in Birdland

For the third time in less than a month, car tires have been slashed in a specific Pleasanton neighborhood, this time in...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:49 pm | 33 comments | 2845 Views


Raley's union in Bay Area votes to authorize strike

Raley's employees in the Bay Area and part of the Central Valley voted Wednesday to authorize a strike against the grocery...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jake Thomas, on May 24, 2012 at 2:18 am | 33 comments | 2367 Views



Our home was toilet-papered this weekend. I want to remind parents that in the State of California, this can be considered...

Original post made by parent on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by KeithB, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 33 comments | 4386 Views


Stark, Swalwell take top 2 spots in November's 15th District congressional race

In the newly-aligned 15th Congressional District that covers all of Pleasanton, longtime Congressman Pete Stark advanced...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 33 comments | 2167 Views


Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 2, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 4488 Views


School board majority votes to rehire workers, approve administrative contracts

The Pleasanton school board wrapped up its work for the 2011-12 school year in a six-hour meeting Tuesday night that brought...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:42 am | 33 comments | 3622 Views


Three incumbents announce candidacy for school board seats

All three incumbent Pleasanton school board members have confirmed they will seek reelection this fall as their terms expire,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 11, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 33 comments | 3461 Views


East Bay gay Boy Scout delivers petitions signed by 400,000 demanding he be given Eagle Scout award

A local Boy Scout who has drawn national attention after recently being kicked out of his troop because he is gay delivered...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 24, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 33 comments | 2166 Views


What do we say to our kids about what happed in CT?

How do we explain that a crazy person shot down kindergartners in their classroom? What if they are afraid to go to school?...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 20, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 33 comments | 4167 Views


2 candidates qualify for special Pleasanton City Council race May 7, 2 others may be ready to file

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Fred Watson, on Mar 4, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 33 comments | 5150 Views


Attorneys threaten 'costly' lawsuit against Pleasanton if Measure PP becomes law

Years of effort to restrict residential and commercial development on Pleasanton hillsides ground to a halt this week after...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Matt Morrison, on May 23, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 3360 Views


Rount Table Main Steet Closed??

I just heard that Round Table on Main has closed - does anyone know why? Very sad that we lose yet another great place for...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 26, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 33 comments | 7014 Views


Eric Swalwell -- makes vulgar speech to Congress

At first I thought it was a joke, but it isn't. The Washington Post (who has posted the video) and many others are reporting...

Original post made by you\\\\\\\'ve got to be kidding on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Forest, on Sep 26, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 33 comments | 2085 Views


Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens Nov.1

The long-awaited extension of Stoneridge Drive will open Nov. 1, giving shoppers, workers and other motorists in Livermore...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:33 pm | 33 comments | 4711 Views


Pleasanton board's action leaves principal's status unclear

The employment status of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh still isn't clear in spite of a 3-2 vote taken in closed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 33 comments | 8197 Views
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
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The Cleric and the clerk*
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The Arts and Critical Thinking
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