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AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hill Market?

Everyone is so into the Walmart Market, that we forget we are supposed to get a market in the Vintage Hills area. So what's...

Original post made by Tango on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 15, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 22 comments | 2791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown sizzle

An 11-member task force is recommending that rules governing entertainment in Pleasanton's downtown be eased to encourage...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional Kindergarten

Looks like Transitional K will not be funded in Jerry Brown's new budget (is this correct?). Does that mean it will be dropped...

Original post made by curious on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 17, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 22 comments | 2192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Matt Sullivan Voice of Pleasanton When you think like Matt

I was watching the City Council & Mayoral debate on TV last night, and found Matt Sullivan's comment/question to the candidates...

Original post made by lessismore on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by June, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 22 comments | 1659 Views

SPORTS

Hometown parade for Brandon Crawford??

Let's welcome him home on Main St! Make it happen, Pleasanton! Could be something simple, but a lot of fun....

Original post made by PTownMama on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by trekmtb, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:59 am | 22 comments | 3212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton CA–Your typical American city dying a slow death.

I found this writeup so I thought I should share. Would be nice to listen to what other pTown Lovers would want to say....

Original post made by pTownLover on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 22 comments | 1403 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor to deliver 'State of State' address this morning

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will deliver his State of the State address before a joint session of the California legislature...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Meyer on target !, on Jan 25, 2013 at 10:50 pm | 22 comments | 1265 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1180 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 | 5162 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 | 3026 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 | 3123 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 | 2367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Asian teens express angst in essays in Tri-Valley

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 10, 2014 at 8:19 am | 22 comments | 4301 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2856 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 | 2214 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 | 2624 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 | 2260 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 | 13653 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 | 5039 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 | 7282 Views
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