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AROUND TOWN

Pickering quitting Alameda County Fair post to take top job at Cal Expo

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by D, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 6 comments | 2582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Review: 'The Other Woman'

The women in "The Other Woman" get the equal opportunity, like the men in Judd Apatow movies, to behave like overgrown children,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 14, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rude Experience Spoiled Mother's Day

I've been in US for 15 years and lived in Pleasanton for 6 years and think it's one of the best places to live. Today...

Original post made by Ram Dawani on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by MP, on Jan 12, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 24 comments | 2581 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for Castlewood couple's killers continues

It's been six weeks since authorities discovered the bodies of Charlene Abendroth, 57, and her husband Ernest Scherer, Jr.,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 8, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 11 comments | 2580 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Domus to close Pleasanton store next Thursday

Domus, a popular downtown gift and housewares store, will close next Thursday, July 31 after nearly 10 years of doing business...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 1, 2008 at 6:58 am | 14 comments | 2580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Valley's 'We the People' team returns home with 2nd place honors in national competition

Amador Valley High School's "We the People" team returned home to cheers and congratulations from parents and supporters...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Christina Nystrom Mantha, on May 1, 2013 at 8:15 am | 8 comments | 2580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 2579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Area redwood trees showing signs of stress?

We have noticed many redwood trees in the area have rust colored needles - we first noticed the trees on Junipero by the...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 16 comments | 2579 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stanford, ValleyCare sign affiliation agreement

Stanford Health Care and ValleyCare Health System jointly announced Friday that they have signed an affiliation agreement. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by katherine, on Oct 29, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 12 comments | 2579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helping Down Town business

After reading the article in this weeks PW it state that the mayor and council want to help the down town as the economy...

Original post made by Don on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 17, 2008 at 12:38 pm | 25 comments | 2578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nominal change predicted for student enrollment

A demographer's report shows Pleasanton Unified School District enrollment numbers will provide little relief for the high...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 2577 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union members heading to downtown Pleasanton this morning to start protest march to Castlewood Country Club

Union demonstrators are heading to Pleasanton this morning to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of unionized workers...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 63 comments | 2577 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

STYLE vs SUBSTANCE

You that guest you invite to the party and they just get so obnoxious you really don't care if they were the best dressed...

Original post made by Debate Watcher on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tebow, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 30 comments | 2577 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 2575 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

With this "CHANGE" there is NO "HOPE" for the U.S.

Goodbye to the U.S. as we all knew it. It was fun while it lasted. An entire generation of children will now face...

Original post made by mm on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Funny, on Feb 19, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 64 comments | 2574 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Mayor Ben Tarver dead at 63

Ben Tarver, active in Pleasanton politics for nearly 20 years and the city's mayor from 1992-2000, died yesterday in Penn...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Feb 6, 2011 at 10:37 am | 34 comments | 2574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador kids need training on red lights

Since when do pedestrians (including Amador Valley Cross country team members) have the right a way when they have the red...

Original post made by Red means stop even for you on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:00 am | 20 comments | 2574 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thorne honored for city, civic efforts on behalf of veterans

Members of the Pleasanton Military Families Support Group have honored Mayor Jerry Thorne for his city and civic efforts...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by USCG MOM/PMF MEMBER, on Mar 31, 2014 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 2574 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Senior housing, but no Sharks on Staples Ranch

A groundbreaking celebration is scheduled Oct. 24 for Stoneridge Creek, an 800-unit retirement community on Staples Ranch...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by LivermoreRez , on Oct 15, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2573 Views

SPORTS

21st annual Tri-For-Fun series kicks off this weekend

This year's Tri-For-Fun Triathlon Series will begin this Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional Park. One-thousand registered...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Alex from Pleasanton, on Jun 23, 2008 at 1:00 am | 1 comment | 2571 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,072 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 733 views