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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council rezones 73 acres for high-density housing

It took just 45 minutes for the Pleasanton City Council last night to rezone 73 acres in various parts of the city to accommodate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 42 comments | 1983 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney's 'Corner Congress' in Pleasanton turns out to be private chat

A small crowd of 25 people turned out Saturday to meet and talk to Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) but only a few...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 24, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 1982 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidates at the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce

From: http://www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_10502383 Mayoral and Council candidates appeared at a breakfast forum hosted...

Original post made by Stacey on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:00 am | 40 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reminders about traffic on the first day of school

As school starts, remember that traffic is always atrocious the first several days of school as parents try to figure out...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:21 am | 13 comments | 1981 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Support group for depression and bipolar meets on Wednesdays

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, DBSA, is a support group for people who live with depression, bipolar and other disabilities....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Family member, on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 25 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Celebrating Chinese culture

Pleasanton will be the center for Chinese cultural celebration in the Tri-Valley. Five years strong, the event is from noon...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Testing name, on Jun 20, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 1980 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cat hit on Saint Mary St on Friday afternoon, excellent effort and care by young men passing by

On Friday at approximately 5:15 p.m., my doorbell rang. It was a young man. He asked if I had a gray cat. He told me a cat...

Original post made by Kathy Felton on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by PT resident, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 14 comments | 1980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gas station slated to add convenience store accused of selling cigarettes to minor

The Union 76 gas station at First and Ray streets in Pleasanton that's about to be expanded with a convenience store was...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 8, 2013 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 1980 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Fatal I-580 accident not a hit-and-run

A 23-year-old Tracy woman was killed Monday night when she was struck by a car on Interstate 580 in Livermore, the CHP reported....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by John Williams, on Jan 6, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 1979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Love Pleasanton Schools update 8/4/09

Here's the latest I Love Pleasanton Schools update. Please read to the end--there's lot of good info! (To comcast.net...

Original post made by ILPS on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:59 am | 8 comments | 1979 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ricky Gill Caught Inflating His Experience

Ricky Gill, a 25-year-old college student who is intent on his VERY first job being in Congress, has time and again exaggerated...

Original post made by Independent on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pleasantonian for Gill, on Oct 27, 2012 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 1979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 1978 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police seize 2 men at scene of stolen copper wire coils on Rheem Drive

Pleasanton police yesterday arrested two men on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a business in the 2100 block of Rheem...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by goldie, on Sep 10, 2013 at 10:24 am | 10 comments | 1978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tickets on sale for the 'New Year's Eve Ball at the Mall'

North Rotary announces the first annual New Year's Eve Ball at the Mall from 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Friday, Dec. 31, at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Dec 29, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 1976 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fremont man shot during brawl at Hopyard Road nightclub

Pleasanton police are investigating a shooting at Club Neo early Sunday that injured a Fremont man during a brawl and fierce...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Queen Daina, on Feb 8, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 36 comments | 1976 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen drug abuse is rampant say cops, counselors

It could happen to your child and your family. That was the message Tuesday morning at a Hart Middle School meeting to discuss...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by George, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 32 comments | 1974 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 4: BART strike continues to have less impact in Pleasanton with fewer commuters as Independence Day nears

Although major freeways remain jammed as the third day of the BART strike continues, so far the work stoppage has not had...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 1974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police haven't ruled out hate crime possibility

Reports of officials writing off the recent vandalism of a home on Kern Court may have jumped the gun, according to police....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:13 am | 16 comments | 1973 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore mother remains held on sex charges involving underage boys

A Livermore woman accused of 67 counts of sexual assault will remain in Santa Rita Jail until Sept. 3. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 25, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 9 comments | 1973 Views
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