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AROUND TOWN

Graffiti 'artists' becoming more visible

Despite recent complaints about graffiti, Pleasanton police say there's not more -- it's just more visible. However, a recent...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 9 comments | 3834 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lois Lerner advised IRS employees "be cautious about what we say in emails"

Let's see, if I am a public servant, doing my job, in an honest an ethical way, "not even a smidgen of corruption" as our...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mac, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:02 am | 46 comments | 3834 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan, Sierra Club join Oak Grove appeal effort

The Tri-Valley region of the Sierra Club has agreed to support an appeal by former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and her citizens'...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by frank, on May 21, 2008 at 6:21 pm | 53 comments | 3833 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney picked Paul Ryan

Romney announced his VP pick: Paul Ryan. Did the GOP not learn anything in 2008? So Ryan will help Romney win support...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 143 comments | 3830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton providing free sandbags in case of heavy rain

The city of Pleasanton is providing sandbags free of charge to local residents and businesses to use in case of heavy rain...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 3830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by HS , on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 46 comments | 3829 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 | 3829 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Treatment district opens new recycled water fill station in Dublin

The Dublin San Ramon Services District, which provides wastewater treatment to Pleasanton, opened its second residential...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by PW Reader's husband, on Jul 7, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 3825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cindy McGovern and Karla Brown?

I have a great deal of respect for Cindy McGovern for her work on the School Board and City Council, respectively. She's...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Eastside, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 45 comments | 3824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hold special meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meting at 6 p.m. tonight in the district's headquarters, 4665 Bernal Ave. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Watching, on Apr 22, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 14 comments | 3824 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board majority votes to rehire workers, approve administrative contracts

The Pleasanton school board wrapped up its work for the 2011-12 school year in a six-hour meeting Tuesday night that brought...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:42 am | 33 comments | 3822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart grocery needed for empty Nob Hill - why be against it?

I don't understand why the mayor and city council would be against Walmart putting a smaller sized grocery store in the EMPTY...

Original post made by foodshopper on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by jesus, on Aug 22, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 60 comments | 3820 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: 2011 was quite a year for Pleasanton

As cities go in this financially-pressed state of California, Pleasanton had a very good 2011. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by FnSuite, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 3818 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Great Books of Pleasanton

The Great Books of Pleasanton book club meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday monthly at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 28, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joint meeting brings city, schools closer together

The Pleasanton City Council and school board congratulated the city's two high school "We the People" teams Monday for attaining...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 21, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 3816 Views

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Pleasanton MayorThorne re-elected along with 2 candidates he supported

Mayor Jerry Thorne was re-elected to another two-year term yesterday, defeating his challenger Matt Morrison by a whopping...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 3815 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for robber of Livermore Citibank branch

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in Livermore on Thursday afternoon and are asking the public for assistance...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Nut Cracker, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:18 am | 4 comments | 3814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council OK's 48-home development on Lund Ranch II

Despite threats of law suits and several demands to continue the public hearing for a fourth time, the City Council voted...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by sknywench, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 11 comments | 3812 Views

SPORTS

4 win lacrosse scholarships, thanks to the Brady Bunch

Four local high school students have signed NCAA National letters of Intent to play men's lacrosse for Mesa State College...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Student, on Jan 14, 2011 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 3811 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton resident needs your votes online book competition

Original post made by Tracy Mesuda on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by olfthfl, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 3809 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 730 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 534 views