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Water Conservation

Summer is coming and today is going to be hot. Time to start thinking once again about water conservation, especially since...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 24, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 29 comments | 3044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores show Pleasanton's on top

Twelve out of the 15 schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) are in the top 10 percent of schools statewide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Caesar, on May 21, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 51 comments | 3044 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery fails at Chase Bank in Pleasanton, succeeds at a Chase branch in Livermore

It was a zero-sum game for Pleasanton police and two would-be bandits who attempted to hold up Chase Bank Tuesday. The suspects...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 3044 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City sponsoring hawk-themed events

I read a year ago on the internet some of the mayor's emails that she was killing animals in her back yard to feed to her...

Original post made by Sam on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2007 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 3043 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 | 3041 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Happy Meals' may disappear in San Francisco

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday gave final approval to an ordinance that would force fast-food restaurants...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Thoughts, on Nov 11, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 11 comments | 3041 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 | 3041 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Rage Premier Girls U15 Win State Cup

The Pleasanton Rage Under 15 girls beat the ACC Mavericks 3 to 1 last Sunday (May 5th) to win the Northern California State...

Original post made by rtsuno on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Neighbor, on May 7, 2013 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 3040 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Best home improvement under $5,000

Curious which home improvement costs less than $5,000, delivers the highest return on investment and has the maximum impact...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 27, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 12 comments | 3040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD may restore programs and positions

The Pleasanton school district is looking to undo some of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected budget...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by yet another resident, on Jun 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 35 comments | 3037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be Pleasanton's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:40 am | 16 comments | 3037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Start tomorrow off with a walk before Thanksgiving dinner gets underway

Pleasanton's "World Walk to Wellness" organization is sponsoring early morning strolls tomorrow through the Ken Mercer Sports...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Jerri, on Nov 26, 2014 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 3037 Views

RESTAURANTS

Oasis is The Best

My wife and I freqent the Oasis often to enjoy their wonderufl food, superb service and constant professional manner that...

Original post made by Jim on Mar. 30, 2007
Last comment by JD, on May 1, 2007 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 3036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wolf Sighting on Martin Avenue

Sunday morning between 7:30 and 8AM I saw what I thought at first was a fox running slowly along the inside of the fence...

Original post made by AVHS Dad on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 27 comments | 3036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Millennials seek smaller houses, but won't sacrifice details

As Millennials begin to enter the home buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ptowngal, on Jan 28, 2015 at 10:54 pm | 5 comments | 3036 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorney who had pled in death of cyclist withdraws his plea

A San Francisco attorney who had pleaded no contest in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Dublin three years...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Gman94568, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 3036 Views

RESTAURANTS

FALSE ADVERTISING BY STRAW HAT ON HOPYARD

Last week, a full page, color ad came out advertising a 50 year celebration at Straw Hat, where they were rolling the prices...

Original post made by Upset in P-Town on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by deedee, on Jan 27, 2010 at 9:47 am | 24 comments | 3035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brozosky considering another try for mayor's post

Former City Councilman Steve Brozosky may try again to unseat Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's top elected post in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2008
Last comment by angela ramire holmes, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:40 am | 65 comments | 3034 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Richmond refinery fire largely contained; BART, bridge traffic back to normal

A large fire that blazed last night at Chevron's Richmond refinery compromised air quality and prompted a shelter-in-place...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 3034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Financial reports for 16th Assembly District candidates show Orinda councilman ahead

Fundraising is well under way for candidates eyeing the 16th State Assembly District that includes Pleasanton, a position...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by e, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 3033 Views
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