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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Solution to future Budget Deadlocks in CA?

Quoted from Tri Valley Herald article reporting on declaration of fiscal emergency on Thursday: "Under the declaration,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 4119 Views

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Isabel Avenue interchange now open

Caltrans opened all ramps of the Isabel Avenue interchange at I-580 early this morning, completing construction work ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on Nov 16, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 4118 Views

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Outlook 2016: Good times are back for Pleasanton

With the city's tax receipts projected to be at a record high this year and millions of dollars in new residential and commercial...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 20, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 4118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castlewood's locked out union workers march in downtown Pleasanton

A group of former Castlewood Country Club unionized workers and their union's representatives marched in downtown Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by WLP, on Dec 18, 2011 at 9:52 am | 35 comments | 4117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore mother to serve 5 years in prison for having sex with underage boys

A 42-year-old Livermore woman was sentenced Friday to five years in state prison for four felony counts for having sex with...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another court observer, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:07 am | 15 comments | 4117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 4115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 20, 2015 at 3:43 pm | 15 comments | 4115 Views

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Hosterman opposes Arctic oil drilling, action against Iran at mayors' conference

The 76th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up Tuesday at the Miami InterContinental Hotel where Mayor...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 28, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 31 comments | 4115 Views

SPORTS

Funeral arrangements pending for Goodguys founder Gary Meadors

Gary Meadors, founder and chairman of the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, died Sunday of natural causes. He was 76. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ron and Deanna Hulse, on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:02 pm | 9 comments | 4110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is McNerney Dodging His Constituents?

Is Congressman McNerney dodging his constitituents while he is home during the Congressional recess? Calls to his office...

Original post made by Ptown Paul on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 92 comments | 4110 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bakers square in pleasanton

I stopped by the other day at bakers square and it was closed. Anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by justin roberts jr on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by The Bully, on May 11, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 4109 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Bikram Yoga Studio

Anyone have any info on the new bikram yoga studio that is going in on Bernal/Stanley near the am/pm gas station? When is...

Original post made by Mom on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jim Coughlin, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 13 comments | 4108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh removed as principal of Walnut Grove Elementary

In a marathon closed session that lasted nearly eight hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by I , on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 4106 Views

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Teen killed in I-680 crash near Sunol Boulevard

An early morning crash on Interstate 680, just south of Bernal Avenue, has claimed the life of a 14-year-old girl. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Alvaro, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 31 comments | 4106 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- Jan Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Abigail, on Oct 27, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 4103 Views

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PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 16, 2012 at 12:33 am | 12 comments | 4103 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feds offer $19 million 'emergency grant' to help unemployed NUMMI workers

East Bay elected officials yesterday welcomed a $19 million emergency grant from the federal government to help workers affected...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by non union white guy is 100% right, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 4101 Views

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Lottery winner of $425.3 millions plans to travel, start charity group

A man who won a $425.3 million Powerball jackpot from a single-play ticket decided to claim his prize in Sacramento today,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Key, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 4100 Views

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Bogus Pleasanton college founder gets 16 years in prison

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison for...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Throw away the key, on Nov 5, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 9 comments | 4099 Views

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Pittsburg man busted for ID theft

Jerry Michael Beaman, 47, of Pittsburg was arrested by Pleasanton police Monday for identity theft and receiving stolen property...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Devin, on Feb 2, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 4 comments | 4095 Views
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Bread and Circuses
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 637 views

Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 374 views

Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 228 views

Colleges You Ought to Know
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 138 views