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As economy picks up, so does city spending

After a three-year hiatus, spending on municipal projects and improvements is back on the list of priorities for the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Jun 17, 2013 at 10:26 am | 10 comments | 1607 Views


Ted Cruz Admits Obamaphobia: Won't Support Immigration Reform

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said Monday that President Barack Obama is the “biggest obstacle” to immigration reform because he advocates...

Original post made by William the Free on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Freddie, on Jun 16, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 14 comments | 1101 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 | 2086 Views


I want to know what happened to Trisha Hopfe?

There has been very little reported. Very odd that this young lady, a mom of two, no one reported her missing, no one saw...

Original post made by Eric on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2326 Views


Differences in school district income for the area

There is a great spreadsheet online that shows how much each school district will receive with the proposed budgets and shows...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Jun 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 5 comments | 1873 Views


Woman killed while bicycling remembered as animal lover, doting grandmother

The daughter of a Dublin woman killed while bicycling on Foothill Road on Sunday said the driver who struck her mother has...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Nina r, on Jun 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 119 comments | 5041 Views


Pleasanton home burglary nets more than $13,000

Precious metal, jewelry and electronics worth about $13,400 were reported stolen in a June 5 burglary at a home in the 7800...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 2408 Views


Investigation continues into Sunday's accident that killed Dublin cyclist on Pleasanton's Foothill Road

Pleasanton police are investigating the circumstances of an accident Sunday afternoon when a motorist struck and killed Diana...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 144 comments | 7146 Views


Pleasanton school district hires Lodi district manager as its new assistant superintendent

The Pleasanton school board has hired a former assistant superintendent at the Lodi school district to replace its Assistant...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Take him back, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 67 comments | 6942 Views


Need info on fostering cats

I find myself in a position to find a temporary (maybe 2 months) home for my sisters two adult cats. She is quite ill and...

Original post made by Jenni on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 13, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 989 Views


Mount Diablo Beacon removed for repairs

The Eye of Diablo, in serious disrepair after years of neglect, was removed Tuesday from the summit building to begin renovation...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bonnie R.Church, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 4 comments | 1694 Views


Do we have a local email distribution list like a Yahoo Group?

Having recently moved to the area, we are looking for help with choosing local plumbers, doctors, gardeners, etc. In our...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 13, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 1258 Views


Baccalaureate service for Class of 2013 draws hundreds to colorful event

Hundreds packed the spacious sanctuary of Cornerstone Fellowship in Livermore Sunday for baccalaureate services for Amador...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 13, 2013 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 2011 Views


Robo Carpet Calls from 425-320-5163

Just got yet another Robo call from these "people", and their insidious (and probably illegal) machine, offering to clean...

Original post made by On Do Not Call List on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Don't get mad- get even?, on Jun 13, 2013 at 2:12 pm | 7 comments | 7405 Views


TVAR Kitten Adoption Bonanza This Weekend!!

Best Choice of the KITTEN Season is here! Tri-Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR) has available kittens coming out our ears! We have...

Original post made by on Jun. 13, 2013
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Lawsuit threats table hillside protection ordinance indefinitely

Years of effort to restrict residential and commercial development on Pleasanton hillsides ground to a halt again Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by I agree, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:50 pm | 10 comments | 1844 Views


Former Pleasanton student dead in Marin County homicide

A former student at two Pleasanton high schools was identified as the victim of a homicide discovered June 6 at Point Reyes...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Maryanne , on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 9 comments | 2663 Views


Children's voices ring true

Everyone can learn to sing, says Bee Chow, artistic director of Cantabella Children's Chorus, just like everyone learns how...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2734 Views


Graduating students answer the question: 'How has high school prepared you for the future?'

There will be very few times in the "real world" where I will need to solve the integral of a polynomial or recite verses...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Proud Parents, on Jun 12, 2013 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 1620 Views


Home builders group says its members are building houses that younger buyers want

During National Homeownership Month in June, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is telling young people that...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Safer- due to fire sprinkler laws, on Jun 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 4 comments | 1686 Views
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