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SCHOOLS & KIDS

State funding for Pleasanton schools uncertain as Brown looks to June vote on new taxes, statewide cuts

Pleasanton school officials will probably have to wait until June to find out what Gov. Jerry Brown's proposals will mean...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:12 am | 35 comments | 4342 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Power outage affecting 1,200 has been restored

About 1,200 PG&E customers were without power for about an hour Friday afternoon in northern Pleasanton, according to the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2007
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 13, 2007 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 4342 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congress must 'find a bipartisan way out' of shutdown, Swalwell says

According to Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), Congress has been "taken hostage" by a handful of Republicans who want...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Oct 14, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 22 comments | 4341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SWAT teams from Pleasanton and Livermore merge

It's one thing to go breaking in doors or serving a warrant on a high-risk suspect with a team of officers you know and trust...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Dec 6, 2011 at 11:45 pm | 4 comments | 4341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits pedestrian by Tawny Park - who knows anything?

Yesterday afternoon a pedestrian was hit by a car near the intersection of Tawny and Norton. It was hard to tell but it...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Chuck Bierdeman, on Dec 27, 2011 at 10:03 am | 13 comments | 4340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Detroit-based activist group wants Prop. 209 overturned

The man behind a controversial 1996 state ballot measure that banned race and gender preferences in state hiring and admissions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 4339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning commissioner Kathy Narum wins Pleasanton Council seat

Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum was elected to the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday, receiving 4,586 votes or 39.62% of...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmm., on May 24, 2013 at 12:27 am | 34 comments | 4339 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DSRSD says recently approved worker bonuses not likely

Even though the Dublin San Ramon Services District board of directors recently approved plans to award workers with bonuses...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Morgan, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 4339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

If you pratonize downtown restaurants beware of police

Last Friday night my husband and I were driving down main street at approximately 9:45pm. A police officer followed us into...

Original post made by MJ on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by PTown Girl, on Nov 9, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 33 comments | 4338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sullivan again blocks final vote on Walmart grocery store in Pleasanton

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan single-handedly blocked a final vote Monday night on a measure that would have allowed...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 15, 2012 at 8:12 am | 106 comments | 4337 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cafe Main

This restaurant, which used to be Coffee Beans and Bistro, has high-quality food and coffee. I am impressed, my expectations...

Original post made by Joanna on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:27 am | 44 comments | 4336 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway's new gas station now open in Pleasanton

Safeway opened its new self-service gas station in Pleasanton this weekend with first-day customers snaking their way through...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Morning commuter, on Mar 4, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 26 comments | 4336 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Italians are here

They say variety is the spice of life, but that does not seem to be true when it comes to cuisine in downtown Pleasanton....

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 13, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 9 comments | 4335 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP arrests erratic driver in Pleasanton after chase, hit-and-run crashes

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a man in Pleasanton after he allegedly caused several hit-and-run crashes in...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 24, 2016 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 4334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Using Google Earth to visualise the Oak Grove project

Here is where you can download the kmz file I put together. http://zuul.org/sites/default/files/Oak%20Grove.kmz It opens...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Shelley, on Dec 17, 2007 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 4333 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Jennifer Hosterman spearheaded city achievements

Some of us thought that Jennifer Hosterman traveled a lot when she was Pleasanton's mayor, a post she left just two years...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Joey, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 4333 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA Last night was Date Night, so I took Mrs. Kendall to the movies, to see a chick-flick. I...

Original post made by DoUgLaS kEnDaLl on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Oct 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 4328 Views

SPORTS

AVHS Sports ...no music? no play by play? no fun!

After being told last week that there should be no music or announcing at AVHS athletic events I'm just wondering...

Original post made by Janis Giovacchini on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hamster, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 57 comments | 4327 Views

RESTAURANTS

Spring Rain Korean BBQ excellent

I recommend those who are interested in trying Korean food to check out Spring Rain, in the shopping plaza on Main and Del...

Original post made by Shelley on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by SCAL Resident, on Dec 21, 2008 at 6:17 pm | 9 comments | 4327 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Wine Stroll draws more than 1,000 to downtown event

More than 1,000 strollers turned out last Saturday for the Pleasanton Downtown Association's annual Summer Wine Stroll held...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 31, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 6 comments | 4327 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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