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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

WRONG SIDE OF THE BOARDER

WAKE UP PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT. THE UNUSED RAILROAD TRACKS BETWEEN CASE AVE AND SUNOL BLVD. FROM BERNAL AVE TO JUNIPARO...

Original post made by TRACKS on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by lessismore, on Oct 27, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 3079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign signs stolen from front yards, business districts on eve of today's election

Call it the case of the disappearing signs. Somebody -- or maybe several somebodies -- has been stealing political signs...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by b, on Nov 5, 2010 at 9:51 am | 25 comments | 1565 Views

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McNerney's lead over GOP's Harmer continues to increase

The Secretary of State's office yesterday reported that Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is now leading his Republican...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 11, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 25 comments | 1537 Views

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See you at the parade tonight!

With the award-winning bands from Foothill and Amador Valley High schools providing Christmas music with a marching beat,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by observation, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 25 comments | 1920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents weigh in on elementary school homework

Parents of elementary school children in Pleasanton had their say at last week's homework forum, the first this year for...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Feel lucky, on Feb 7, 2011 at 7:50 am | 25 comments | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Real Estate Agent are helpful

How can you quickly ID one who is NOT? Look at the flyers on the yard sign. What do you want to know when you read one? The...

Original post made by Good Real Estate Agent are helpful on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by No Price means they're ashamed of it, on Mar 28, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 2657 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 | 2025 Views

AROUND TOWN

New plan for 10 'ranchettes' on Pleasanton's southeast hills expected this week

Proponents of a 51-home development called Oak Grove in Pleasanton's southeast hills are expected to submit a new proposal...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Junebug, on Mar 28, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 25 comments | 1988 Views

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Scherer found guilty

The jury has found Ernest Scherer III guilty of charges that he killed his parents in March 2008, after ending their deliberations...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 5, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 25 comments | 2506 Views

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Budget concerns, pension reform highlight meetings in San Francisco, San Jose, Sonoma County

The San Jose City Council voted Tuesday to move forward with an analysis of a proposal from Mayor Chuck Reed to rein in retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on May 31, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 25 comments | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on May 28, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 25 comments | 1176 Views

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Supervisors propose boundary changes to split Pleasanton into 2 districts

Two Alameda County supervisors took a plan for redrawing their district boundaries to Dublin last night in a public hearing...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 25 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Complaints continue about parking at 24 Hour Fitness facility

Parking has gotten better at 24 Hour Fitness's new facility on Willow Road, but there are still problems during peak hours,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by BMJC, on Jul 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 25 comments | 2023 Views

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Council meets tomorrow on plan to add more affordable housing

The City Council is expected to wrap up more than a year of community meetings, public hearings and studies tomorrow night...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:53 am | 25 comments | 1413 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Unfair Focus on Bachmann Headaches

I would like to think I'm a rationale human being. I look at the news and get upset just like everyone else. Unfortunately,...

Original post made by Holden on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rivera, on Jul 26, 2011 at 10:53 am | 25 comments | 2080 Views

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Hayashi, represented by attorney, skips court appearance

A state assemblywoman accused of shoplifting at a Neiman Marcus store in San Francisco's Union Square in October did not...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 17, 2011 at 10:20 am | 25 comments | 1289 Views

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Support group for depression and bipolar meets on Wednesdays

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, DBSA, is a support group for people who live with depression, bipolar and other disabilities....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Family member, on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 25 comments | 2958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is there no longer Christ in Christmas ?

All around town, I no longer see a lot of Christ in Christmas.Where are the Holy Family exhibits on people's lawns? Instead...

Original post made by Lee on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2011 at 4:16 pm | 25 comments | 1153 Views

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Big bong battle

Walk into any convenience store, and you'll probably find drug paraphernalia behind the counter in the form of rolling papers...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sandi, on Dec 20, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 3813 Views

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Police report: Foothill teacher was busted in drug sale stakeout

The Foothill High School teacher arrested on drug charges in October was caught smoking oxymorphone, a narcotic, in her car,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by 925, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:31 am | 25 comments | 2307 Views
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