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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 | 4772 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 | 4771 Views

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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 | 4771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian1, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 28 comments | 4770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley 'We the People' team places 2nd in D.C.

After three riveting days of simulated congressional hearings on the U.S. Constitution in Washington, D.C., Lincoln High...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Proud Pleasantonian, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 7 comments | 4770 Views

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Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 2, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 4770 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AVHS hosts 'Every 15 Minutes' Thursday, Friday

The Pleasanton Unified School District and the Pleasanton Police Department will hold the "Every 15 Minutes" program at Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Dahlia, on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 11 comments | 4769 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 | 4767 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 | 4767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dear Mr. Vranesh.....

Dear Mr. Vranesh: As a parent of children enrolled in PUSD, I want to apologize to you for what our school district has...

Original post made by Another PUSD Parent on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 30, 2015 at 8:34 pm | 45 comments | 4766 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 | 4763 Views

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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 | 4762 Views

AROUND TOWN

400 seniors at Amador Valley High must retake AP tests due to 'irregulaties'

Nearly 400 Amador Valley High School students will have to retake the Advanced Placement exams next week due to testing irregularities,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by A Student , on May 31, 2014 at 12:33 am | 33 comments | 4762 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 bodies found in Castlewood home in possible double homicide

The Alameda County Sheriff's office is investigating the deaths of two individuals found this afternoon in a home on Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 18, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 42 comments | 4759 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local Native American tribe seeks identity

The Muwekma Ohlones, whose ancestral lands are in Pleasanton and throughout the Bay Area, have lost a federal lawsuit seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Educated Indian, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:29 am | 33 comments | 4758 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 | 4757 Views

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Costco in Pleasanton? Voters likely will decide

Opponents of making land available for a 160,000-square-foot Costco membership store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 80 comments | 4756 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 | 4755 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 | 4755 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:56 am | 23 comments | 4752 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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