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Swalwell to have Afghan interpreter as guest at tomorrow's 'State of the Union' address

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will have as his guest at President Obama's "State of the Union" speech Tuesday an Afghan...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 5237 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 | 5233 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neighborliness in Birdland takes a hit

he neighborliness of one of Pleasanton's oldest and largest communities -- Birdland -- took a hit at a recent City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 16, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 25 comments | 5233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Attacks on Strangers are Rare

This is more or less in response to letters I see on occasion by people who insist that all dogs should be on leash wherever...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 21, 2007
Last comment by DobeMom, on Feb 23, 2008 at 5:36 am | 14 comments | 5232 Views

AROUND TOWN

DSRSD responds to Governor's mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a statewide mandatory water use reduction of 25% on Wednesday. DSRSD officials say the Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:45 am | 11 comments | 5228 Views

RESTAURANTS

Nonni's Bistro

Does anyone know when it will open?...

Original post made by just curious on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Nor Cal Girl, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 5226 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Curt Altschul, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:59 am | 23 comments | 5223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Biased Against Single Fathers

Dad has custody of child for a year while mom parties and runs around the state on a Harley. Dad gives mom 1/2 custody...

Original post made by Single Father on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Been there, done that., on Jun 25, 2011 at 11:03 am | 21 comments | 5223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brown urges Yee to resign State Senator post

Gov. Jerry Brown has called on state Sen. Leland Yee, who faces federal corruption and gun trafficking charges, and two other...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mari, on Apr 1, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 5223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves new principals, teachers, other contracts

Two new elementary school principals are in place for the start of the school year next week after the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 19, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 5220 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Hungry Dad and Kid @ Walgreens on Santa Rita Rd

Pretty sure others saw a man and a kid standing near front entrance of Walgreens near Safeway on Santa Rita Road asking for...

Original post made by HelpTheHungry on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 10, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 94 comments | 5214 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

See for yourself...2016:Obama's America

A new movie opened this past weekend at the Regal Cinemas in Dublin. Buy your tickets early because it sells out quickly!...

Original post made by Paul on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bernie, on Aug 25, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 43 comments | 5213 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare's merger agreement with Stanford moving forward

Plans to merge ValleyCare Health System and its Pleasanton medical center into Stanford University health care system are...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Wise Old Owl, on Jul 31, 2014 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 5209 Views

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Pleasanton school board to vote Tuesday on 2016-17 calendar

Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 5201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, has signed a long-term...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anthony R.H., on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 39 comments | 5200 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Supreme Court rules cities, counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries

The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that cities and counties have the right to ban medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 8, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 9 comments | 5197 Views

AROUND TOWN

SAVE THE DATE! Pleasanton Public Library's 25th Anniversary Gala - Friday, November 15th

The Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library will be hosting a 25th Anniversary Gala at the library on Friday, November 15th...

Original post made by Valerie Arkin on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Aug 27, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 5189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by STEM- NOT "STEAM" Why not "STEAMBOAT?" , on May 6, 2016 at 11:08 am | 19 comments | 5188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five promoted in Pleasanton Police Department

New Police Chief Michael Fraser announced the promotion of Lt. Eric Finn to captain last Saturday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 5187 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's strike ends, pickets removed as management, striking unions settle

The strike against Raley's and Nob Hill stores ended yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached between Raley's management...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 5186 Views
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State budget hinges on earnings of the 1 percent
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Admitted Early Action? Congratulations! And Next Steps
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