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Electric car charging stations now require special credit card, $1 an hour fee

A special credit card is now required for electric car owners who want to use downtown charging stations. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Greenbird, on Apr 15, 2012 at 11:13 am | 17 comments | 3452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Just say No to Measure B3

If you like higher taxes, stay here. You're in the right city, the right county and the right state for paying more, and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by hmmm, on May 22, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 17 comments | 2558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police confirm body placed in trash can was a woman

Police and the Alameda County Coroner's Office have so far been unable to identify the woman whose body was placed inside...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Rational Reality, on May 29, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 17 comments | 2041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Informational meeting on staggered start Tuesday June 26 at 5 pm in district board room

Who is going? Can you report back on what you learn?...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Livid, on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 17 comments | 1542 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police identify body in brush at BART station

The Alameda County Coroner's Office has identified the woman whose body was found in the brush near the East Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by TT, on Jul 20, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 17 comments | 1531 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Underage drinking, vandalism reported at teen party

One teen was arrested for vandalism and the owner of a home in the 6000 block of Kolb Ranch Road was cited for hosting a...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:24 am | 17 comments | 2074 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former IT manager at Kaiser Permanente pleads guilty to fraud scheme

A former information technology manager for Kaiser Permanente has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to charges related...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 1613 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Inform yourself of what the Occupy Movement has in store for the Repub Convention

This is what the Democrat party has become. Remember the words of Nancy Pelosi, "God Bless Them." (i.e. the "Occupiers") Check...

Original post made by Why on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 17 comments | 2485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Imagine Pleasanton as a City of Peace

I propose the creation of a new commission for the city of Pleasanton. I refer to it here as the Pleasanton Peace Commission....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by KPETRY, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:09 am | 17 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

CVS planning two new drug stores in Pleasanton

CVS Pharmacy, one of the country's largest drug store chains, plans to build two new retail outlets in Pleasanton with stores...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by george, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 17 comments | 3215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jewelry worth more than $55,000 stolen from 2 nearby Pleasanton homes

Two homes less than a half mile away from each other were hit by a thief or thieves the same day and near the same time,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Oct 25, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 17 comments | 1408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 3610 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Special election set for May 7 to fill vacant Pleasanton Council seat

Voters will be asked to choose a candidate for the Pleasanton City Council May 7 in a special election that will be by mail-in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Freedom has a cost, on Jan 1, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 17 comments | 1189 Views

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Price steps down at San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

After nearly seven years with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, Chief Richard Price will officially step down...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 17 comments | 3143 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton attorney admits forgery, lying to IRS

A 72-year-old Pleasanton attorney could see up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine for tax fraud. William...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael O'Callaghan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 2323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

fiscal cliff nonsense and our leaders

If you look at all the talented,smart people we have in this country,how is it possible that we have Reid,McConnell and Boehner...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Who really cares?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2270 Views

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Livermore Airport control tower faces closure if federal spending cuts go through on Friday

With a possible federal budget sequestration looming on March 1, the Federal Aviation Administration could close the control...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Larry, on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 17 comments | 1594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART votes to continue slightly increasing fares every two years

The BART Board of Directors voted Thursday to continue its fare increase program, which is based on inflation and goes to...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian First, on Mar 4, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 17 comments | 1562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs speed limit increases on 11 city streets

Speed limits are being raised by 5 miles an hour on 11 major streets in Pleasanton after a traffic survey showed that motorists...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 16, 2013 at 10:27 am | 17 comments | 1367 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs pay-off of $20-million in golf course bonds

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday authorized dipping into available cash reserves to buy down $20.6 million in outstanding...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 11, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 17 comments | 1140 Views
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