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AROUND TOWN

Heritage group seeks to preserve downtown's character

There are a number of architectural hints to the history of downtown Pleasanton. The Pleasanton sign on Main Street, the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 22, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2903 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest opinion: No school board election this November -- what does it mean?

One might argue that no challengers mean that the community is mostly satisfied with the performance of its school board....

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 24 comments | 2902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 2900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good to Great - In our Schools

Several times, School Board Member Chris Grant has referenced the book "Good to Great" when talking about what we need to...

Original post made by What Makes Great on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 27, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 49 comments | 2899 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 2: 680 SOUTH TOLL LANE CRISIS CONTINUES

Day 2 of the new 680 southbound toll lane over the Sunol Grade was no better than the first. Without any accidents or roadwork...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:52 am | 16 comments | 2898 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton hockey wins Tri-Valley championship

In its first year of existence, the Pleasanton High School Hockey team pulled off an upset 2 to 1 victory over a very strong...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 9, 2013 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 2898 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney introduces bill to stop U.S. jobs from going overseas

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has introduced legislation to stop American jobs from going overseas. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 65 comments | 2897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gas station slated to add convenience store accused of selling cigarettes to minor

The Union 76 gas station at First and Ray streets in Pleasanton that's about to be expanded with a convenience store was...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 8, 2013 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf Market to holding seafood event today in Pleasanton

New Leaf Community Markets at 3550 Bernal Ave. in the Vintage Hills Center in Pleasanton is holding a fresh seafood event...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 16, 2013 at 9:27 am | 6 comments | 2895 Views

RESTAURANTS

Amarone Italian Restaurant - A REAL Italian meal

Finally, a REAL Italian restaurant. The chef is from Florence, the owners from Verona, Italy. They KNOW how to do it up...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Benjamin, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:15 am | 16 comments | 2891 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Michigan passing a Right to Work law

Michigan will today become the 24th state to pass a Right to Work law, which prohibits unions from collecting dues from non-union...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 12, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 7 comments | 2890 Views

SPORTS

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 to consider a proposal by a San Jose Sharks affiliate to build a four-rink ice hockey...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 2889 Views

AROUND TOWN

scanner frequencies

just noticed that Livermore and Pleasanton Police changed their radio frequencies--does anyone out their have their new ones?...

Original post made by Megan on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by SpeedieB, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 2889 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs plan to bring 4-rink ice skating, hockey arena to Staples Ranch

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward on planning a 17-acre community park on Staples Ranch that could...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 5, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 7 comments | 2888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 2888 Views

SPORTS

Bocce ball's Bernardi headed for 'fierce' world competition

Pleasanton's Joey Bernardi, U.S. Under-21 bocce ball champ, is headed for the International Championships being held in Rome...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Sep 3, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 7 comments | 2887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 2887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 2886 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are people saying that a balanced Federal Budget won't work?

I think the proposal to have balanced budget on a Federal level is a great idea - we wouldn't be in the mess we're in if...

Original post made by two cents on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Sick and Tired, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:27 am | 111 comments | 2883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are PTA's donations to Measure E Legal?

Donating to your PTA is not necessarily going to help the classrooms. If you look at the donations the PTAs made to the parcel...

Original post made by PTAs are a PAC (Political Action Committee) on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 33 comments | 2882 Views
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