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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton nonprofit leader named to college post

Arnoldo Avalos, the founder and chief executive officer of the Pleasanton-based Avalos Foundation, has been appointed to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thank you!, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 2819 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 2818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage group seeks to preserve downtown's character

There are a number of architectural hints to the history of downtown Pleasanton. The Pleasanton sign on Main Street, the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 22, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2817 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schools could face more than $5 million in new cuts

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told Tuesday night that it could face as...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:41 am | 76 comments | 2817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits pedestrian by Tawny Park - who knows anything?

Yesterday afternoon a pedestrian was hit by a car near the intersection of Tawny and Norton. It was hard to tell but it...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Chuck Bierdeman, on Dec 27, 2011 at 10:03 am | 13 comments | 2817 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why do we pay a 'death gratuity' for members of Congress?

we actually have a law that requires a Death Gratuity be paid to the survivors of a member of Congress who dies in office. The...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by It's Obvious, on Oct 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 2816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton TEA (Taxed Enough ALready) Party!! April 15th!

Pleasae come out and let your voice be heard. This is a Bi-partisan event. Pleasanton TEA Party Date: Wednesday, April...

Original post made by Dr. B on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 20 comments | 2815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire at Zorn's Restaurant causes extensive damage

A kitchen fire caused an estimated $45,000 in damages to Zorn's Restaurant in the Hopyard Village Shopping Center at 3015...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Greasy, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 2815 Views

RESTAURANTS

STACEY'S ON MAIN

WE TRIED STACEYS ON MAIN STREET, WE ENJOYED THE FOOD, THE SERVICE WAS MINIMAL. WE WAITED FOR OUR COCKTAILS UNTIL THE WAITRESS...

Original post made by LIZ ANYA on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:05 am | 15 comments | 2814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 2811 Views

SPORTS

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 to consider a proposal by a San Jose Sharks affiliate to build a four-rink ice hockey...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 2809 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 2807 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Baskin-Robins robber same as in other holdups?

Pleasanton police say a Friday afternoon robbery attempt at Baskin-Robbins at 4001 Santa Rita Road was likely the work of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Bountyhunter, on Jan 7, 2014 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 2804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes job restorations, smaller classes

After years of paring down its budget, the Pleasanton School Board is considering bringing back some jobs permanently and...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bravo Chimest, on Feb 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 2804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Latest revealing news on Garrido and the kidnapped victim and the children-Horror and grief-Unimaginable

Garridos' neighbours reveal 'Creepy Phil's' drug-fuelled orgies with the hillbillies: By Andrew Malone Last updated at...

Original post made by New news on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Censored, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 11 comments | 2803 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Male pedestrian fatally struck on I-580's Dublin grade today

A male pedestrian was fatally struck by a big rig on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin this morning, according to the California...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mar, on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 21 comments | 2803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grassroot Effort to Save Class Size in Pleasanton

There is a grassroot effort to keep the Class Size to a 25 students to 1 teacher ratio for K-3. No money is due now. Only...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Really! Really!, on May 19, 2011 at 8:19 am | 24 comments | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Officers Abuse Disability

Fraudulent disability claims are a huge issue which should be part of the governors 12 pension reform plan, but it isn't....

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 30, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 14 comments | 2798 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore gathering to commemorate Hiroshima Day

Tri-Valley CARES members and supporters are gathering at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the gates of Lawrence Livermore National...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 1, 2013 at 11:02 pm | 8 comments | 2798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workday buys Stoneridge Corporate Plaza

Workday, a software company headed by Dave Duffield, is purchasing the cluster of five office buildings comprising Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Zippo, on Jan 8, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 2797 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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