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State bill will provide $700 million for drought relief

Gov. Jerry Brown and state Democratic leaders announced Wednesday emergency legislation providing $687.4 million in funding...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 21, 2014 at 9:22 am | 5 comments | 4441 Views

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Money-saving tips for seniors

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lisa , on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 4441 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Planned progress' continues with Oak Grove

My name is Kathleen Hart-Hinek. I'm a 44-year resident of Pleasanton. I will be voting Yes on Measure D at the June 8 election....

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hill Resident, on May 12, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 57 comments | 4440 Views

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Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty to host holiday Open House in Pleasanton

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty will open the doors of his Pleasanton district office Dec. 18 for a public holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by At least Nate's not inviting Oakland, on Dec 1, 2012 at 7:14 am | 5 comments | 4440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why should we pay a licence fee for dogs and not cats.

I think it's unfair that residents of Pleasanton have to pay a licence fee for their dogs and cat owner don't pay anything....

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 24, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 29 comments | 4438 Views

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Stop the applause…

Pleasanton city council meetings are getting out of hand. “Let me tell you it’s ok to applaud but keep it moving”. No...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 4436 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 | 4436 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pizza Resaurants

Recently a friend and I went to have pizza downtown. We have ate there in the past and always love the food, but the past...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:08 pm | 10 comments | 4434 Views

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Summer Wine Stroll set for July 18

The Pleasanton Downtown Association will hold its annual Summer Wine Stroll July 18, a popular Tri-Valley event for more...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:21 am | 10 comments | 4432 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Global Warming a Ruse for Creeping Communism? Chairman Gore Pontificates on Income Inequality

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore says the American media and outsize effect of corporate money...

Original post made by Our Freedom Is at Stake on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 4429 Views

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Pleasanton's Arby's robbed last night

Arby's restaurant located at 5900 Owens Dr. was robbed last night by a man who approached the counter and demanded money. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Big Yawn, on Jan 25, 2014 at 9:32 am | 23 comments | 4429 Views

RESTAURANTS

Check out the comedy at the Pleasanton Hotel

For those of you not aware The Pleasanton Hotel has a great comedy show every Wednesday. My wife and I were driving by and...

Original post made by David Burns on Sep. 22, 2007
Last comment by Janine, on Dec 27, 2007 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 4429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School cuts have human faces

Sixteen teachers and 45 classified employees will either be losing their jobs or have their hours cut again under the proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 4427 Views

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No bail set for Castlewood tennis coach facing molestation charges

No bail has been set for Henry John Germain, the director of tennis programs at Castlewood Country Club, who was arrested...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by apparent, on Sep 30, 2008 at 7:36 am | 37 comments | 4425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man arrested following Lydiksen Elementary School lock down

A 27-year-old Pleasanton resident was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of brandishing a weapon and making criminal...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by shontoya , on May 5, 2015 at 1:53 am | 9 comments | 4425 Views

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Staying Dillon Strong

The O'Leary family knows about gardening: It takes patience and nurturing for little seeds to grow to fruits and vegetables...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by MD, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 4423 Views

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Halloween Brew Crawl tonight on Main Street

The third annual Halloween Brew Crawl, hosted by the Pleasanton Downtown Association, will be held from 5-8 p.m. tonight. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Right , on Oct 26, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 4419 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 | 4419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 4417 Views

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Dog laws unleashed

While the subject of Pleasanton's dog leash law can inspire debate among local residents--dog owners or not--the ordinance...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Housa Guboi , on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:21 pm | 34 comments | 4417 Views
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