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Eviction notices sent out to subsidized housing residents

Some residents of Las Ventanas apartments got an early unwelcome Christmas gift: eviction notices taped to their doors on...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 9, 2013 at 11:35 am | 18 comments | 12488 Views


Narum names her campaign staff in bid to win City Council seat in special election May 7

Pleasanton City Council candidate and city Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum has named two colleagues and a community activist...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Nancy Allen, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 2451 Views


Governor's new budget includes more for education, state health care expansion

Gov. Jerry Brown announced his proposal yesterday for a balanced state budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year that would funnel...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2013 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 1855 Views


Pleasanton Council OKs new street lights, telephone system costing $3.5 million

The Pleasanton City Council authorized the city staff Tuesday to seek low-interest loans that will finance the installation...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by artlover, on Jan 18, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 18 comments | 13434 Views


Man robbed at Shell Service Station on Santa Rita Road at Pimlico

An unidentified man robbed another man last night who was filling his tires with air at the Shell service station at 6750...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by 188IQ, on Jan 20, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 18 comments | 1566 Views


Rick Perry's Desperate Plea to California Businesses

California residents will soon be hearing radio and television advertisements from Texas Governor Rick Perry. "Texas...

Original post made by John Koegel on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by the real john, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 18 comments | 1656 Views


Police nab daytime burglar

Lincoln's birthday may be in part responsible for the arrest of a Discovery Bay man in a Pleasanton burglary. Two juveniles...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 18 comments | 2356 Views


Pleasanton police make arrest for prostitution at First Street massage parlor

An undercover investigation led to a prostitution arrest at a local massage parlor, according to police reports. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:25 am | 18 comments | 6532 Views


Fake gun causes real scare

What could have been a tragic situation -- multiple reports of a man in body armor running with an assault weapon -- turned...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Apr 6, 2013 at 4:19 pm | 18 comments | 1813 Views


City official to talk development with Pleasanton school board tonight

The Pleasanton school board will have some questions to address following a presentation tonight about new development in...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 29, 2013 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 1965 Views


Fatal bike accident on Foothill?

Does anyone know anything about a car hitting a woman on a bike, killing her? On Foothill, Sunday just after noon....

Original post made by Al on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by ok..., on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 3824 Views


Fatal collision remains under investigation

Police say it will likely be two weeks at least until tests are concluded on the driver of the car that killed bicyclist...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 2085 Views


Pleasanton school board expected to approve 2013-14 budget of $115 million tonight

The Pleasanton School Board is expected to approve a $115 million budget for the upcoming school year that includes more...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 4042 Views


Farmers market

This weeks Pleasanton weekly quotes the PDA saying that over 300 vendors are waiting for available spaces at the farmers...

Original post made by Map on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 25, 2013 at 11:24 pm | 18 comments | 1862 Views


Smoking at our parks

In this day and age, it is hard to imagine anyone not knowing about the danger of second and third hand smoke. Yet, each...

Original post made by Smiley Face on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Honestly, on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 18 comments | 1986 Views


Now unions threaten strikes against Oakland, Easy Bay Parks as well as BART

Leaders of unions representing BART, city of Oakland and East Bay Regional Park District employees threatened at a boisterous...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 1890 Views


Man robs Verizon store with pepper spray

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Verizon Wireless on Johnson Drive at around 11 a.m. today. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by right, on Aug 1, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 1589 Views


Americans Continue to Support Unions, Despite Weak Labor Laws and Corporate Media Messaging The above poll indicates that American unions continue to enjoy favorable...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Aug 25, 2013 at 6:59 am | 18 comments | 1507 Views


Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 5730 Views


77% of Bay Area residents don't support a BART strike

This is up from the mid-60s when the cooling off period began. You can view the poll at any of the Bay Area newspaper, TV,...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 1240 Views
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