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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton financier added to lawsuit claiming his company cheated clients

William Hogarty, 49, the owner of a now-defunct Pleasanton firm that allegedly bilked homeowners out of tens of thousands...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by olfthfl, on Apr 5, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 11 comments | 1989 Views

SPORTS

Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 1988 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Castlewood management and union no closer to a deal

The stalemate between Castlewood Country Club and its locked-out workers continues despite another negotiation session yesterday. Read...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 7, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 40 comments | 1988 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA state Assembly and Senate districts are critical in this election

Do you know who your CA Senator and Assembly member even are? Do you know your NEW Senate and Assembly district numbers?...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:33 am | 8 comments | 1988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unsafe, Overcrowded Wheels Bus at Amador Valley HS

Wheels continues to supply too few buses to Amador Valley High School. One bus at 3:00 p.m. for all of Vintage Hills and...

Original post made by av parent on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 31, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 1988 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman has appealed Planning Commission's hawk ruling

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is appealing the Planning Commission's decision to deny an application to house her hawk in a backyard...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Laurella Desborough, on Dec 20, 2007 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1987 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Incomplete background check foils bid to open new childcare facility in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council last night rejected for a second time a bid by a martial arts professional to operate a childcare...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by LeraJenkins, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 45 comments | 1987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore couple charged in Pleasanton drug fraud

Two Livermore residents have been charged in a Pleasanton prescription fraud, according to a police report. Christina Marie...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by SayWhat?, on May 18, 2011 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 1987 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Unfair Focus on Bachmann Headaches

I would like to think I'm a rationale human being. I look at the news and get upset just like everyone else. Unfortunately,...

Original post made by Holden on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rivera, on Jul 26, 2011 at 10:53 am | 25 comments | 1987 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

My grimacing at incorrect word usage on restaurant menus and groaning over split infinitives on school newsletters has caused...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 1986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Checkpoint leads to 4 DUI arrests

Four drivers were arrested Monday night for driving under the influence of alcohol during a DUI and driver's license checkpoint...

Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on May 16, 2008 at 8:01 pm | 9 comments | 1986 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I-680 toll lane marks 1st anniversary today

As the I-680 Express Lane marks its first anniversary today, almost half a million drivers have paid atoll electronically...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 18 comments | 1986 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

We were stopped in our tracks twice Monday, first by traffic on westbound Bernal Avenue that was waiting to be processed...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on May 16, 2008 at 1:17 am | 8 comments | 1985 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rep. McNerney reads Dr. Seuss to Donlon third-graders

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) visited Donlon Elementary school Monday to read to Donlon Elementary School third-graders....

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Dr Seuss, on Mar 14, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 1984 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Ruby Hill homeowner's lawn

A Ruby Hill resident reportedly spotted a mountain lion this morning. Police responded to the home on Paladin Way around...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 33 comments | 1984 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Service for Daniel Shoemake scheduled for Saturday

A funeral service for Daniel Shoemake, 21, will be held in Pleasanton's St. Augustine Catholic Church in Pleasanton at 10...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Lisa Henn, on Dec 18, 2010 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 1984 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

School board to discuss union bargaining proposals, other issues tonight

The Pleasanton School board will discuss the district's and its teachers' union contract proposals for the upcoming school...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Charlotte, on Feb 17, 2012 at 9:14 am | 65 comments | 1984 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Restaurant is . . . . . . . . . . . Italian -- Again!

The PDA announced that ANOTHER Italian restaurant is going in next to Fleet Feet. Really?? There are no other restaurants...

Original post made by Downtown Diner on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Giuseppe, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 1984 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police receive reports on driver who ran down, killed Dublin bicyclist

Pleasanton police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who is accused of striking...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jul 28, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 31 comments | 1984 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland mayor thanks protestors for peaceful 'Occupy Oakland' demonstration

During a media briefing Wednesday night Oakland Mayor Jean Quan thanked protesters for holding a peaceful "Occupy Oakland"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 29 comments | 1983 Views
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