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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is proud of election 2010

We in California are very proud of the 2010 election results in California. We rejected the fear and miss-information being...

Original post made by Chet on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Donna, on Nov 10, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 20 comments | 2187 Views

AROUND TOWN

CA Real Estate PAC dumps $23,000 to support Thorne

Wowza. In a report filed this week with the Pleasanton City Clerk, California Real Estate PAC spent $23,000 to support Mayoral...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Owned by Chamber, on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 11 comments | 2187 Views

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 | 2187 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2187 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flood Notice: U-Store-It 3101 Valley Ave, Pleasanton

Announcement to all customers of U-Store-It located at: U-Store-It 3101 Valley Ave Pleasanton, CA 94566 (925) 249-0004 On...

Original post made by J. Suzukawa on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Eileen, on Jan 15, 2008 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooper's Hawk nesting near Fairlands Elementary!

I have observed over the last 2 weeks, a Cooper's Hawk living and hunting in the tall trees in front of Fairlands Park and...

Original post made by holly blash on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Apr 19, 2008 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 2186 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail boosters promise 'blended' transportation system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 15 comments | 2186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police at Foothill High this morning as investigation continues into 'shooting' threat

Pleasanton police, plain clothes officers and school district security are at Foothill High School campus this morning as...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by TellTheTruthDwyer, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 2186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone hear a loud boom in Pleasanton around 8:30PM on Friday night?

I was at the Foothill Amador Lacrosse game tonight at Foothill and heard a significant boom around 8:30PM, I got home and...

Original post made by Boom on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by I know, I know!, on May 20, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 27 comments | 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chase gets OK to demolish Santa Rita shopping center for new bank

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by J.P. Morgan Chase to tear down the aging Santa Rita Junction Shopping...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 31 comments | 2185 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deadline today to run for City Council, Pleasanton mayor

With the deadline for filing election papers set for 5 p.m. today, the mayoral and City Council races are down to the wire,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:36 pm | 25 comments | 2184 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scottish games back at Fairgrounds this weekend

Mock battles, athletes, birds of prey, Celtic dancing, Mary Queen of Scots with her entourage, and a masters class on Scottish...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Paul Olson, on Sep 2, 2011 at 8:05 am | 4 comments | 2182 Views

SPORTS

PJFL

Anybody have any insight why a coach from the PJFL was asked to step down?...

Original post made by football dad on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Juju08, on Oct 11, 2008 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pool Associations Need More Supervision.

In my daily walks around town I pass the pool area for subdivisions & see things that I find scarey. Most of these pools...

Original post made by Don on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Jul 6, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 7 comments | 2180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal

The recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal. It appears that our district will need to consider...

Original post made by Taxed Already on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 42 comments | 2180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernal Avenue on-off ramps at I-680 to be modified

Work will begin late Monday night, July 21, on major modifications to on and off ramps at the the Bernal Avenue interchange...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jul 10, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 17 comments | 2180 Views

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Pleasanton resident named to new city PR position

Joanne Hall has been named the community relations manager/public information officer for the city of Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Susan May, on Nov 1, 2007 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 2178 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are VBAC not allowed at local hospitals?

The last time I checked, the body that is carrying my baby is mine. I recently moved to the area and have come to learn...

Original post made by Why? on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by VBACs, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 2178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD $1057 to file a candidate statement:

Over a thousand dollars to file with a candidate statement is a deterrent to many people. Still the fact that we have two...

Original post made by Julie Testa on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by A Pleasanton Resident, on Aug 7, 2008 at 11:11 pm | 11 comments | 2176 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,081 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 31 comments | 890 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 688 views