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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To the homosexual members of our community: I'm sorry

I'm terribly disappointed in the citizens of our state. Constitutional amendments should be used to enshrine rights, not...

Original post made by Jill on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 11, 2008 at 7:16 am | 149 comments | 4926 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Napa, other parts of No. California

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Bay Area this morning, damaging buildings and roads and leaving tens of thousands without...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ali Reza, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 4926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Transportation sales tax Measure BB passes

Measure BB, the Alameda County transportation tax package, was approved by nearly 70% of voters Tuesday, ending several years...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ben J., on Nov 7, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 4922 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who is Fred Watson and why is he running for City Council?

I think everyone should be very aware of all the candidates running for city council. I am particularly alarmed at one...

Original post made by Lillian on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 13, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 41 comments | 4921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Pictures $700??

I read in another thread that senior pictures cost $700. What??!! Why? Can't we take our own pictures and submit them?...

Original post made by Rhonda on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 4920 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Employee entitlements putting Pleasanton in financial jeopardy

The financial strain of escalating public employee entitlement costs is a growing public concern. Ten entitlement reform...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 69 comments | 4920 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miley talks up taxes, regulations and still gets loud applause

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley told members of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton last week that they may have to pay more...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hotslide, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:57 am | 11 comments | 4919 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 | 4916 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Writer remembers Amador Valley star Danny Gabor, killed 20 years ago in plane crash

This past Sunday morning, I woke up feeling a bit down as July 17 was the 20-year anniversary of the crash TWA Flight 800...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Jul 24, 2016 at 12:58 am | 9 comments | 4915 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 4: BART strike continues to have less impact in Pleasanton with fewer commuters as Independence Day nears

Although major freeways remain jammed as the third day of the BART strike continues, so far the work stoppage has not had...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 4913 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 | 4913 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Back from Paris in the nick of time

When Pleasanton Realtor Jennifer Haus got off her Delta flight in Los Angeles at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, she found 23 urgent...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Kidding right?, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 4910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board's Moment of Truth

Now is a Moment of Truth for the PUSD Board. Will the Board fight for the children? Fight to maintain the current level...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:42 am | 159 comments | 4909 Views

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 | 4907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Council circulating petition

While the budget challenges facing the school district is holding steady for now, a petition to lower the super majority...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 68 comments | 4905 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown needs a sports bar

Why is that we see such a high turnover in the restaurants and shops downtown? I would argue at least part of the reason...

Original post made by jeremy on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by @ Drew, on Aug 16, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 12 comments | 4904 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Special beef cuts recalled by Petaluma producer

A Petaluma-based company recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of meat Saturday produced over the last year that may not...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 4901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toilet-Papered

Our home was toilet-papered this weekend. I want to remind parents that in the State of California, this can be considered...

Original post made by parent on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by KeithB, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 33 comments | 4901 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If Romney wins....

For those who say that women's rights are not in danger if Romney wins this November, read this article. It is about how...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:47 pm | 34 comments | 4899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lydiksen principal appointed as director of curriculum

Mindy Bolar, the principal of Lydiksen Elementary School, has been appointed the new director of curriculum in the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 16, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 4898 Views
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