Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BUSINESS NEWS: Should you buy the Twitter IPO?

With next week's Twitter initial public offering (IPO), you might be wondering if you should buy some stock. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 3, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 3037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton firm helps 2-year-old fight brain tumor

Employees at Service Champions, a Pleasanton heating and air conditioning company, spent last weekend installing a surgical...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 2, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 3530 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another non-credited...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 2066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted by firefighters

First it was geese descending on school playgrounds. Now it's a mountain lion, spotted near the city's Operations Center. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Scott, on Nov 1, 2013 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jerry the "Mayor" downtown at Tully's and Bikers

Who is this Jerry guy that people call "the mayor" who hangs around with all the bikers downtown? He seems friendly enough,...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Nov 1, 2013 at 11:23 am | 11 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great halloween decorations!

Today I exited my neighborhood the 'other' way than I normally do and saw a house with the best decorations I have seen in...

Original post made by t. harris on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Just for Fun, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:25 am | 16 comments | 2476 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mormons, Boy Scouts mark 100th year of alliance

The Pleasanton stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) will join in a nationwide multi-media celebration...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ken Mano, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:31 am | 8 comments | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART unions to vote Friday on proposed new contract

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote Friday on a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract that the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cletus, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's passed and present

Pleasanton has long been a great place to live, and some long-lost residents still think so. During Museum on Main's annual...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ewwww, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 1593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit in crosswalk accident dies

One of two people hit in a Pleasanton crosswalk on Oct. 12 has died. "We received word that the female pedestrian succumbed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Kat, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 56 comments | 23310 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 6435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive extension opens ?

"Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens Nov.1" It will open tomorrow? Any update? ...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Bella, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 426 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen driver remains held without bond in fatal crash

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist in June remains in custody without bail and without entering a plea. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Adams, on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:45 am | 1 comment | 925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winds cause havoc in Pleasanton

We had several large trees fall in the downtown area last night-many causing LPFD and police to come out to block streets...

Original post made by Stella on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Smh, on Oct 29, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 9 comments | 1446 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Affordable Care workshop at LPC today

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-16th) will host an Affordable Care Act information session from 5-7 p.m. today at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Suzanne, on Oct 29, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 920 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Ruby Hill homeowner's lawn

A Ruby Hill resident reportedly spotted a mountain lion this morning. Police responded to the home on Paladin Way around...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 33 comments | 1988 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit trying to cross I-580

One lane of I-580 in Pleasanton was blocked after a truck hit a pedestrian who was reportedly attempting to cross the freeway,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 29, 2013 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 2848 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton says no to higher affordable housing fees

With the local economy still recovering and competition increasing for large new retail and commercial investments, the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jack, on Oct 28, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 13 comments | 3091 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Woman's health insurance rate jumps from $54 to $591 per month!

Hey McNerney, Pelosi, Obama and all you other socialist democrats...are you happy now? You are in the process of ruining...

Original post made by ! on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 524 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill remembers JoAnn Koobatian

The Foothill High School campus is a sea of pink this week as students, faculty and parents pay tribute to to the school's...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Rusty Kransky, on Oct 28, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 9 comments | 4397 Views
<< < 24 25 26 27 28 > >>
Page 26 of 550

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 961 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 34 comments | 893 views

Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 617 views