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For the biker who nearly died today . . . . . .

I was driving north on Main St today at 5:30 AM, just approaching Stanley. My traffic light was, and had been, green but...

Original post made by driver and biker on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 37 comments | 3358 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees

I was motivated to start this thread by comments made on another thread (regarding the San Ramon property tax initiative)....

Original post made by No Fear on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cut, on May 12, 2009 at 7:15 am | 111 comments | 3357 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UC Davis sophomore from the Tri-Valley charged with attempted rape at UC Davis

Pierce Hunter, a 19-year-old Tri-Valley sophomore has been arrested on suspicion of attempted rape, according to reports...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by NBA fan, on May 7, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 44 comments | 3357 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

275 seniors enjoy turkey with all the trimmings at Rotarians' 30th annual Christmas dinner

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton served a complete turkey dinner with all the trimmings to 275 seniors Sunday at its 30th annual...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Erin, on Dec 12, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 3 comments | 3356 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 water agency inches toward independence

Would an independent Zone 7 water agency result in higher or lower rates for residents? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10958...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Swept Away, on Jan 31, 2014 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 3356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened at School Board Meeting last night?

Anyone hear what happened as a result of the special board meeting last night regarding Jon Vranesh? thanks...

Original post made by What Happened? on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Nick Papagiorgio, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:06 am | 36 comments | 3356 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting Tuesday night in response to Gov....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Samuel B., on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 3355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police ask for help in locating missing teen

The Pleasanton Police Department is asking people to keep their eyes open for a 15-year-old girl who has been reported missing. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Nov 6, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 18 comments | 3354 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Museum plans 2012 preschool themes

The Museum on Main has announced themes for its 2012 preschool pre-literacy program, M.o.M.'s Reading Time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Name of Teacher Reading?, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 3351 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Handles Gastropub to replace Farmer Restaurant at Pleasanton Hotel

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served next Sunday...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by CCC, on Jul 23, 2011 at 12:22 am | 39 comments | 3349 Views

RESTAURANTS

Stacey's at Waterford (Dublin) closed?

I have heard from 2 sources now that the Stacey's restaurant in Dublin has closed. Has anyone heard why they closed? I...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by A friend of a friend, on May 26, 2010 at 6:11 pm | 10 comments | 3347 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sushi Lovers Check Out Sozos

When it comes to making great sushi in Pleasanton, Sozos definitely comes in first place!...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by iwc, on Aug 9, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 3346 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cafe Main

This restaurant, which used to be Coffee Beans and Bistro, has high-quality food and coffee. I am impressed, my expectations...

Original post made by Joanna on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:27 am | 44 comments | 3346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police interrupt home burglary on Blacow Court, arrest 3

Three young men were arrested Tuesday afternoon in an apparent attempted residential burglary in the area of Blacow Street...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Aug 8, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 12 comments | 3343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glenn 'Max' McGee accepts Palo Alto superintendent job

Glenn "Max" McGee, a long-time educator from Illinois to whom the Palo Alto school board officially offered the district...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mavis, on May 29, 2014 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 3343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Most Pleasanton parents, students favor non-traditional calendar options

Parents and students voiced their opinions at Tuesday's school board meeting about the calendar options that could be adopted...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:12 am | 36 comments | 3342 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Great Books of Pleasanton

The Great Books of Pleasanton book club meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday monthly at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 28, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3341 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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. 10, 2011
Last comment by Diann, on Dec 30, 2011 at 10:27 pm | 35 comments | 3340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Republican Plan in Wisconsin Will Be A Disaster" turns out to be a GODSEND!

Wisconsin School District RESCUED by Republican policies, despite all the protests by democrats including union members and...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by RobinM, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:01 am | 15 comments | 3337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Baker wins Assembly race over Sbranti

Republican Catharine Baker, a Pleasanton attorney, has been elected 16th District State Assemblywoman, serving a wide area...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by James Hoffa, on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:28 pm | 15 comments | 3334 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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Duck!
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