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AROUND TOWN

What Happen to Californians?

I'm a native San Francisican born in 1947. I've always lived in the Bay Area. My husband unfortunately passed away earlier...

Original post made by Cindy on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Left the South, on Dec 11, 2013 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 5452 Views

SPORTS

Springtime now means lacrosse

It was only a matter of time once lacrosse took hold in the Western United States at the youth levels before California became...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Norcal Lax, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 5446 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is the more charitable...Romney vs. Biden?

Looks like Romney gave approx. 30 percent of his income to charity last year vs. Biden giving (0.2 percent). Yet another...

Original post made by George on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:38 am | 19 comments | 5446 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 | 5445 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 | 5444 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 | 5438 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 | 5437 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 | 5435 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

SOUTH PARK & RADICAL MUSLIMS

Something very interesting is about to happen. A radical Muslim group has warned the creators of "South Park", Trey Parker...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 6 comments | 5435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planners OK 3-story retail center/apartment complex in downtown Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a developer's plan to build a three-story commercial center and apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Timothy T, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:05 am | 29 comments | 5434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district to consider layoffs of classified union members

Even as it's hiring counselors, custodians and assistant principals, the Pleasanton School Board will consider laying off...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Unions, not, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:58 am | 20 comments | 5433 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador Valley High graduates dead in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Michel David, 22, and a man believed to be her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both grew up in Pleasanton, died Friday...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Monica, on Dec 15, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 37 comments | 5432 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 | 5431 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dean's is becoming an eyesore

Would it be too much to ask for Dean's to stick a crowbar in their wallet and replace their sign? What the hey? Dean's...

Original post made by Flame me if you must on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bill , on Oct 18, 2011 at 10:07 am | 37 comments | 5429 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 5426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board honors Donlon's Ruth Highstreet

Walk into the Donlon Elementary School office, and chances are that you will be greeted by the friendly smile of Ruth Highstreet,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Donlan Parent, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 5419 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 | 5419 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 | 5418 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 5418 Views

AROUND TOWN

After 3-day break, 'Spare the Air' alerts are back

Even before the sun set yesterday, predicted weather conditions, along with projected unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Dec 18, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 13 comments | 5415 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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