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Whatever happened to Christmas?

Sure, Dec. 25 is just 18 days away. But except for a brief flash of "Merry Christmas" on Wheels Bus No. 12 that I saw Monday,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by steve, on Dec 23, 2007 at 1:34 pm | 65 comments | 4700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin Councilman Eric Swalwell seeking congressional seat in 2012 election

Eric Swalwell, an Alameda County deputy district attorney and Dublin City Councilman, announced his candidacy Wednesday for...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Uh, on May 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 25 comments | 4698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tough act to follow

In their search for a successor to school Superintendent John Casey, who will retire next June, members of the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Puhleese, on Nov 15, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 146 comments | 4693 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 | 4693 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 | 4690 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Amy Chua's Tiger Mom

any thoughts on this book or topic? Also related Lac Su's book about his childhood with parents that made him eat brains...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jan 23, 2011 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 4689 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 | 4688 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Panda closing?

Hope not - the food is wonderful...

Original post made by Citizen on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 18 comments | 4687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Donlon, Vintage Hills principals named pending approval in Pleasanton

Two new principals are set to start at their respective elementary schools, as long as they are approved by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:52 am | 8 comments | 4686 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LPFD Captain loses battle with cancer

A retired Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Captain has died after a three-year battle with cancer. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Spike, on Nov 12, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 4686 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys to honor Ford Mustang's 50th anniversary

One of America's most iconic automobiles, the Ford Mustang celebrated its 50th anniversary earlier this spring and Goodguys...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 31, 2014 at 12:40 am | 7 comments | 4684 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 | 4680 Views

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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 | 4679 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

IKEA submits plans for Dublin store at I-580, Hacienda Drive

Bay Area residents could have three IKEA stores to choose from if plans submitted for a new Dublin location are approved,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Mar 25, 2016 at 9:34 am | 30 comments | 4677 Views

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Some interesting observations on Obamacare

There are some winners and some losers from a cost point of view as health care insurance rates are becoming solidified....

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 6 comments | 4676 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council candidates warned to wait until March 29 to post campaign signs

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has asked candidates in the special City Council election scheduled for May 7 to wait...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by John G., on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:10 am | 65 comments | 4676 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State Senate special election set for Tuesday

The stage is set for Tuesday's special primary election that could decide the new state senator for District 7, which covers...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 17, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 13 comments | 4676 Views

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School board sets special meeting for Saturday on conflict of interest concerns

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting Saturday to discuss governance--how the board is run--and to get...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Geeneeyus, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:26 am | 47 comments | 4674 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 | 4671 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 | 4670 Views
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