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AROUND TOWN

Driving around town

I'm always amazed by the rude behavior some drivers exhibit around town. Most are courteous, but when I encounter these displays...

Original post made by Courtesy rules on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 6, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 2108 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Starbucks at Bart stations? New ruling could make that possible

BART directors have voted 7-1 to approve a new station retail policy that aims to bring more retail vendors within the free...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 21, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 17 comments | 1346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council schedules closed-door meeting tonight on employee contract

Even though tonight's City Council meeting is billed as a workshop discussion on affordable housing in the Hacienda Business...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Feb 10, 2011 at 7:21 am | 17 comments | 1113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freeze Raises instead of cutting programs and firing teachers

Look at these from NJ governer. This is equally applicable here at home. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw0aBkt8CPA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBaVvLmoE38...

Original post made by AD on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by None of the Above, on Feb 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 17 comments | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

News digest

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to endorse Measure E, the $98-per-year parcel tax for schools...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Mar 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 17 comments | 1771 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another Extended AT&T Phone Outage?

I lost my AT&T telephone service again early on Friday morning, 3/25/11. As of 3/27/11 it still has not been restored. I...

Original post made by cvm on Mar. 27, 2011
Last comment by cvm, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:18 am | 17 comments | 3577 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Budget, layoffs on school board agenda for tonight

The budget and more layoffs are among the topics set for discussion at tonight's school board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by pRes, on Apr 29, 2011 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 2012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens behind the Wheel

"We don't call them accidents," J.P. Rosales, a representative with Farmer's Insurance Pleasanton, said at the recent town...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 22, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 17 comments | 3482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sweet Tomatoes robbed at gunpoint

Police are investigating a June 2 robbery at Sweet Tomatoes in the 4500 block of Hopyard Road. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Befuddled, on Jun 12, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 17 comments | 1440 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State sales tax drops by 1% tomorrow

The statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease by a full percentage point starting tomorrow, July 1. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 6:15 am | 17 comments | 1734 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who Is Responsible for the Deficit? The Answer Is....

I'm taking a break from my polo playing at my palatial summer estate* (staffed by non-union workers, of course) to post this: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/...

Original post made by Yet Another Teacher on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Aug 2, 2011 at 10:06 am | 17 comments | 1236 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Weekly mentioned on Hannity national news program

On the Fox Hannity national news program this evening, Pleasanton Weekly was brought up as an example of the White House's...

Original post made by Question on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 2, 2011 at 11:04 pm | 17 comments | 1872 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sadeks to say goodbye as owners of Murphy's Paw tonight

The long-time owners of Murphy's Paw will hold a "Goodbye" reception starting at 6 p.m. tonight at their popular pet store...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 1, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Pleasanton 100K Pension Club Grows

The 100,000 Dollar Pension Club list has just been updated. Pleasanton has a former employee that has just created a new...

Original post made by OCCUPY on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:09 am | 17 comments | 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway to open new Pleasanton store at 8 a.m. Friday

Safeway will open its new Pleasanton Lifestyle supermarket at Bernal and Valley avenues at 8 a.m. Friday. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tianna Martinez , on Nov 18, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 17 comments | 1893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tonight's Pleasanton City Council meeting, last one of the year, could be a whopper

The Pleasanton City Council will hold its final meeting of the year starting at 7 p.m. tonight and it could be a whopper. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by michaelfox, on Dec 7, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart Grocery

Is it true that a Walmart grocery will be moving into the vacant Nob Hill building? I heard a few people comment about it...

Original post made by Gail on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by omg, on Jan 16, 2012 at 10:33 am | 17 comments | 1789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's hidden homeless

They fly under the radar, staying out of sight for the most part. If you didn't know where to look, or when, it would be...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve is an idiot, on Jan 24, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 17 comments | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Michael Hosterman installed as president of Pleasanton Downtown Association

Downtown Attorney Michael J Hosterman was sworn into office Tuesday night as this year's president of the Pleasanton Downtown...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Feb 23, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 17 comments | 1598 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama: I’ll veto bill that will provide water to California’s Central Valley

Obama's WAR against the American economy continues. article > http://hotair.com/archives/2012/02/29/obama-ill-veto-bill-that-will-provide-water-to-californias-central-valley/...

Original post made by Water to Central Valley on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Louis, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:10 am | 17 comments | 1493 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,953 views

Endorsement thoughts
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,298 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 592 views