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Did Not Appreciate Thorne's ROBO Chamber call for Narum

Our Family did not appreciate Thorne's Robo Call for Narum. We understand the Chamber PAC is paying for this on behalf of...

Original post made by Voter on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by The Man, on Apr 30, 2013 at 11:50 pm | 22 comments | 1072 Views

SPORTS

BUSC Soccer fees soaring

Our family just received the registration notice for the upcoming BUSC soccer season. What a surprise to see the new price...

Original post made by Mark on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 21, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 22 comments | 3894 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neighbors question Pleasanton's Woodthrush Park's park's lack of amenities

When Alan Mode received his copy of the Summer 2013 Activities Guide, he noted the list of Pleasanton parks and their amenities. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Fozzy, on May 28, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 22 comments | 2015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Carla Graci, on Aug 12, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 2352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who Monitors "Free" Electric Vehicle Charging Stations?

The so called 'free' electric vehicle charging stations are being used not by patrons of the shopping centers, but by owners...

Original post made by Ben Johansen on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Senior lady, on Sep 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 22 comments | 2110 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs 9-building apartment complex next to I-680 freeway

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday approved a developer's plan to build nine three-story-high apartment buildings and 97...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Sep 8, 2013 at 8:45 am | 22 comments | 2345 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 1981 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

My affordable health insurance under Obamacare

I just received my Blue Shield health care premium notice for 2014 –the first year we see the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 22 comments | 2414 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congress must 'find a bipartisan way out' of shutdown, Swalwell says

According to Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), Congress has been "taken hostage" by a handful of Republicans who want...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Oct 14, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 22 comments | 2021 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs study of east side development

The Pleasanton City Council agreed Tuesday to move forward on a plan to allow homes, apartment buildings, retail and commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tessa , on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 22 comments | 10955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Drive, Stoneridge Creek now open

Traffic on newly-opened Stoneridge Drive moved smoothly Friday and over the weekend following a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Burt, on Nov 12, 2013 at 12:54 am | 22 comments | 4835 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 22 comments | 6904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board finds 'merit' to complaints, will replace Walnut Grove principal

In a marathon closed session that lasted more than seven hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:22 am | 22 comments | 8094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legislators kill BART strike ban proposal

A bill that would have banned strikes by public transit employees, such as BART workers who walked off the job twice last...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 2893 Views

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Why not a downtown movie theater?

I'm sure this has come up on this forum but I was wondering if anyone knows if a movie theater has ever been proposed in...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Too Cynical, on Feb 23, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 22 comments | 1222 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local UPS driver saves Milfleur shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 22 comments | 9362 Views

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OPINION: Council makes right decision on east side planning

The Pleasanton City Council's decision to continue the work of the East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force even after learning...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Stop the ProGrowth Mayor and Council, on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:25 am | 22 comments | 2552 Views

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New Street Lights

We noticed the new street lights in our community tonight. They are so dim that some of them barely light up the sidewalk...

Original post made by CalGirl on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dark Thought, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 22 comments | 7863 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners OK 2-story building to replace Pastime Pool

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval to a developer's plan to tear down the 104-year-old Pastime Pool...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 6221 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER CRISIS: Hetch Hetchy now at less than 65% capacity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission gave its mid-year water supply has announced that the Hetch Hetchy Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hotslide, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:59 am | 22 comments | 2760 Views
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