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AROUND TOWN

Merrill Newman returns home

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto grandfather who had been detained by North Korean officials since Oct. 26, arrived...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 10, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 3520 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin police searching for bank robber

Dublin police are seeking the public's help in locating a male suspect who robbed the Bank of America branch at 4250 Dublin...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Givenchy , on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 3517 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Solydra bankruptcy highlights green failures or Obama and McNerney

The Obama administration and Jerry McNerney have touted green technology to lead this country out of recession. They attempted...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 13, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 84 comments | 3516 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge Grants Restraining Order Against City Council

Alameda Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch granted Jennifer Lin, et al an injunction this afternoon stopping City Council...

Original post made by frank on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Feb 3, 2008 at 4:18 pm | 42 comments | 3515 Views

AROUND TOWN

ELECTION RESULTS: Voters reject southeast hills development plan

A plan by landowners' Frederic and Jennifer Lin to build 51 custom homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills was scuttled yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nimby, on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:14 am | 139 comments | 3512 Views

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Alameda County Fair opens to huge crowds

The Alameda County Fair began its 102nd year Wednesday with opening day crowds streaming in to take advantage of $1 admission...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jun 21, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 3511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No decision, no new information on principal's ouster

The Pleasanton School Board took no action regarding ousted Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranish on Tuesday night, despite...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not the teacher, on Nov 27, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 5 comments | 3510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunol residents, Girl Scouts build mini-library downtown

Sunol residents and Girl Scouts Troop 32866 have built a small community library on the town's Main Street. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 2, 2014 at 8:35 am | 4 comments | 3510 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solicitors knew our kid's names and ages!

Today (5/27) two young men came around in Vintage Hills, soliciting college prep software. They stopped at many homes on...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:24 am | 28 comments | 3507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist suffers major injuries in crash on Vasco Road

A motorcyclist suffered major injuries when he crashed into a fire hydrant on Vasco Road near Livermore yesterday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 6, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 5 comments | 3507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town teacher salaries

Has anyone researched the salaries of Pleasanton teachers and the surrounding communities, and in general Bay Area teacher...

Original post made by ????? on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by tamclalicrago, on Jun 12, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 73 comments | 3506 Views

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12/12/12 - It's last sequential day, month, year in our lifetime

It's Dec. 12, 2012 or 12/12/12, the last time we will experience a sequential day, month, and year combination in our lifetimes....

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by M, on Dec 12, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 16 comments | 3505 Views

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'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 | 3504 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton resident needs your votes online – book competition

I am a finalist in a nationwide children’s picture book competition. The winner will be chosen by internet voting and will...

Original post made by Tracy Mesuda on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by olfthfl, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 3503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State funding for Pleasanton schools uncertain as Brown looks to June vote on new taxes, statewide cuts

Pleasanton school officials will probably have to wait until June to find out what Gov. Jerry Brown's proposals will mean...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:12 am | 35 comments | 3502 Views

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KPIX confirms that Seattle weathercaster will replace Pleasanton's Roberta Gonzales as weekday anchor

KPIX, the CBS station in San Francisco, confirmed Tuesday that it is replacing Roberta Gonzales as its weeknight weather...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 13 comments | 3498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Options

We are new to the area. We have a high schooler and middle schooler. We are really disappointed in the high school for...

Original post made by New Mom on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Been there, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:04 am | 30 comments | 3497 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Helicopter Lands in Vintage Hills Center

I can't believe there has been no news regarding a police helicopter landing right in the parking lot of the Vintage Hills...

Original post made by Julie on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Preserve our way of life, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 21 comments | 3495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

18-year-old Pleasanton man arrested in teen beating case

Richard Christopher Cordova, an 18-year-old Pleasanton resident, is in Santa Rita Jail after he was arrested on charges of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by anonomous, on Dec 19, 2007 at 9:03 pm | 15 comments | 3491 Views

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On the Fast Track

More than 70 businesses participated in the Pleasanton Business Expo held by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and City...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 25, 2007 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 3491 Views
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,387 views

Net Neutrality?
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 744 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 667 views