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BART talks continue, but union leader pessimistic about reaching agreement

BART management met with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement before the union employees' contract expires...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anti-union, on Jul 30, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 17 comments | 3579 Views

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Driver who killed Dublin cyclist charged with murder

The Pleasanton teen who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road on June 9 had his charges elevated to murder and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Ernest, on Aug 17, 2013 at 7:34 am | 17 comments | 1679 Views

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Pedestrian Hit on Santa Rita at Francisco Street?

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that a pedestrian was hit by a car on Santa Rita and Francisco around 8:30 PM. This...

Original post made by What happened on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:50 am | 17 comments | 6690 Views

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Pleasanton school board approves management raises

Administrators at the Pleasanton School District will get raises that match those given to other employees earlier this year....

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 30, 2013 at 9:08 am | 17 comments | 17901 Views

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Ceremony today to name Bay Bridge after Willie Brown

The Bay Bridge's western span is being officially renamed today after former San Francisco Mayor and state Assembly Speaker...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by nancy s., on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 10442 Views

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Pastime Pool Closing

I just read in the Weekly that Pastime Pool is closing. Too bad. More gentrification and the boring down of Pleasanton....

Original post made by Pool Guy on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Aug 5, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 17 comments | 2805 Views

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Home prices at highest since 2007

Showing true signs of improvement, California's housing market continued to perform better than expected in April with both...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 17 comments | 2194 Views

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Arne Olson to seek City Council seat

Arne Olson, a former Pleasanton Planning Commission who recently retired as an executive with Comerica Bank, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by #Cholo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 17 comments | 9189 Views

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Pleasanton police seize 32-year-old after attack on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested a 32-year-old transient who was allegedly armed with a knife and threatened to stab two teens...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 17 comments | 5078 Views

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Yet another empty store front

Sad to see Fresh and Easy will be closing in April. Loved their fresh sandwiches, produce and salads. Now Pleasanton...

Original post made by Galena on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Shopper, on Mar 23, 2015 at 11:42 pm | 17 comments | 1227 Views

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City Council meets tonight to consider East Side planning process

The Pleasanton City Council tonight will vote on whether to continue planning possible development of the city's East Side...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by marsha, on May 20, 2015 at 2:07 pm | 17 comments | 2224 Views

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Commute times

Hi, We are looking at buying a house either in Fremont or Pleasanton. The homes in Pleasanton are very nice compared...

Original post made by Bruce on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 20, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 17 comments | 2139 Views

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Editorial: Drought rules still in place despite rain

Despite the recent rains, the California drought is entering its fourth year, continuing the need for mandatory water restrictions....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 16, 2015 at 7:46 pm | 17 comments | 1141 Views

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on First at Abbie streets

A pedestrian was killed Sunday evening after being hit by a car on First Street at Abbie Street. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Bee, on Nov 16, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 17 comments | 5592 Views

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Harassment of Referendum signature collectors is against the law

I live downtown and on Saturday I had a chance to see a woman with black hair (I think her name is Carol) yelling and looking...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 17 comments | 1242 Views

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Parents a no-show at Harvest Park principal meeting

No parents attended a community forum last week at Harvest Park Middle that sought to gather parent and guardian opinions...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dp, on May 12, 2016 at 6:10 pm | 17 comments | 3143 Views

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REVEALED: Paid signature gatherer company for No on K supporters

The name of the company that No on K supporters have refused to identify for months? PCI Consultants, Inc. of Calabasas,...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ed , on May 30, 2016 at 5:52 pm | 17 comments | 633 Views

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Realtors like state's housing plan that Pleasanton opposes

The California Association of Realtors this week applauded a "build by right" proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown that Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 14, 2016 at 4:49 pm | 17 comments | 2107 Views

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Railroad Ave Eatery?

I'm helping with a viability survey for a potential new business in the vicinity of the future Firehouse Arts Center on Railroad...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by 9grand, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 17 comments | 2836 Views

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Jims Restuarant

I've been eating at Jims for years and lately have read some upsetting comments on Yelp. Those girls are going day in and...

Original post made by loyal fan of Jims on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Aug 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 3311 Views
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