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AROUND TOWN

Why I value this Town Square forum

Originally posted as a reply on the "Pleasanton Weekly Blog Hurting Community" topic, but I'm posting here under a more positive...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 11, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 27, 2007 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 1972 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police catch 2 men believed responsible for 33 auto burglaries in Pleasanton

Pleasanton police said Friday that they believe they caught a pair of thieves responsible for at least 33 automobile break-ins...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kudos to LPD, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 1972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms PUSD.

ED-Data, http://www.ed-data.k12.ca.us Compare San Ramon to PUSD. PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms...

Original post made by Liz on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 45 comments | 1971 Views

RESTAURANTS

Meal not botched at Baci's

Last year posted my disappointment at prior several meals at Baci's. Have since gone twice in last few months and was pleasantly...

Original post made by honest diner on Jan. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1971 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council Election being bought by deep pockets

Candidate Miller got his signs out before any other candidate, in fact BEFORE the agreed upon date. Several Google searches...

Original post made by Nona on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Issues? Sure!, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:51 am | 43 comments | 1971 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DELETE BLOG SITE

This site has become nothing but a forum for personal attacks that would never make it into the actual "letters to the editor"...

Original post made by Sandy on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 7, 2008 at 2:42 pm | 7 comments | 1970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

If at least three of the five candidates currently holding filing papers for this year's Pleasanton school board elections...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by JT, on Aug 14, 2008 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 1970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 1970 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 candidates qualify for special Pleasanton City Council race May 7, 2 others may be ready to file

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Fred Watson, on Mar 4, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 33 comments | 1970 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CNN Money: Pleasanton Named Top 100 Best Cities To Live

Yay, Pleasanton! Just don't read the negative blogs that permeate the boards here that put a sour taste to the feel of...

Original post made by Proud and Staying Positive on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jen, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 1969 Views

AROUND TOWN

So sad Coffee Ali closing...

This amazing coffee shop in Vintage Hills Shopping center was such a treat for us locals...Ali always ready to make whatever...

Original post made by Friend on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by We love you, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 17 comments | 1969 Views

RESTAURANTS

FREE sub sandwich in downtown Pleasanton?? NO -

So Quizno's is giving away free subs, we went to downtown Pleasanton for a walk with the baby and our coupons in hand.......

Original post made by Victoria on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:55 am | 8 comments | 1968 Views

SPORTS

Valley Stompers Fastpitch 18A Softball Team Tryouts

Tryouts for the 2011 Softball Season will be held at San Ramon Valley High School on Nov. 20 & 21. Complete our online Show...

Original post made by Steve Renfro on Nov. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domus to reopen its downtown Pleasanton store this summer

Domus, the popular kitchen and home accessories retailer that closed its downtown Pleasanton store in July 2008, announced...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Evelyn, on Aug 15, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 41 comments | 1968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Provincial dragons

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3435 posted Friday, January 11,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 16, 2008 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 1967 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What is the Federal Reserve Bank (FED) and why do we have it?

I believe that it is essential that all Americans know the facts regarding the FED. This article does a very good job...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 4, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 18 comments | 1967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor is being paid off by developers

The city released the latest campaign finance reports at http://www.netfile.com/agency/cop/ . If you look at Mayor Hosterman's...

Original post made by long time resident on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 19, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 1967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students not the norm

Studies show (http://www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia012010nr.cfm) that average teenagers spend over 7.5 hours per day on media...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Oct 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 27 comments | 1967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a duh-sease, on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 1967 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

End of high-speed rail boondoggle?

A Sacramento judge has thrown a monkey wrench into Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build a $68 billion high-speed rail system...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 am | 46 comments | 1967 Views
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