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AROUND TOWN

Now open: nearly 1,100 acres of open space at Pleasanton Ridge

If you like hiking, biking or riding horseback atop the Pleasanton Ridge, you can now enjoy an additional 5 miles of trails...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by JXL39, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:02 am | 13 comments | 2662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Synchronizing of Traffic Lights

Anyone know when traffic lights along major routes are going to be synchronized? This idea has been batted around by city...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 23, 2007 at 10:21 am | 7 comments | 2659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction starts on new $12-million Axis Community Health center

Construction has started on a new center for Axis Community Health that will double capacity for primary and mental health...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Oct 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 5 comments | 2659 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Every route to downtown blocked during 10k race Sunday

I enjoy living downtown most of the time. I don't even mind the extra traffic during fairtime. But why do we have to block...

Original post made by pam miller on Jun. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Times Endorses Measure PP and Says No to Measure QQ

Sounds like the Valley Times is smart enough to figure out that Measure QQ is a complete sham measure and that representatives...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Fletch, on Oct 17, 2008 at 1:15 am | 46 comments | 2657 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Soon To Step Down? Impeachment, as well as Imprisonment Is Being Forecast by Experts

The question really is not "if" but rather "when" President Barack Hussein Obama will step down from office, and whether...

Original post made by Truth Seeker on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Tea Party Charlie, on May 13, 2013 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 2656 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hopyard! Give me the Diablo

Now this is a true winner of Best of Pleasanton! Burgers like the Diablo (beef) are where it's at! Atmosphere is great- outdoor...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Sep. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2655 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McGovern campaign aide 'desperately in need of letters' of support to send to newspapers

Margo Tarver, who is handling publicity for Councilwoman Cindy McGovern's campaign for mayor, sent out an email to the candidate's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by r we done yet, on Oct 31, 2010 at 11:41 am | 43 comments | 2655 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jewish New Year under way with special kosher wine produced by Pleasanton's Mitchell Katz winery

Rosh Hashanan, a Jewish holy day that marks the beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal, began at sundown...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 12, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 2655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Name that hippo

There's a new animal that will be hanging out at Gingerbread Preschool and it needs a name. A lifesize hippopotamus--albeit...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by maria, on Sep 10, 2008 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 2654 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shhhh... (not taught in public schools and may soon be gone)

Shhh... Don't tell anyone you've seen the following because it may be too controversial. You'll be mocked by liberals wherever...

Original post made by Ann on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:05 am | 34 comments | 2654 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

17-year-old from Livermore killed in crash following armed robbery

Alameda County sheriff's officials said Thursday that five people who were in a car that sped away from deputies and then...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by andrea luciano, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 20 comments | 2653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition - Employee union contract-Pension funding

Here is a simple fact that can be confirmed with the City – Pleasanton’s unfunded liabilities for public employee entitlements...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mike Pearsons, on Mar 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 47 comments | 2653 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 | 2653 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Committee meets today to scrutinize school district bond practices

A new committee meets today to review Pleasanton Unified School District bond practices, years after the district's original...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 16, 2011 at 9:26 am | 47 comments | 2652 Views

SPORTS

A Falcon Family

Tonight, just before kickoff in the season-opening game against Monte Vista, Foothill High School will honor Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI says Pleasanton bombing suspect may be hiding in Hawaii

The FBI believes that a suspect in the three bombings in the East Bay more than a decade ago and linked to animal rights...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 2652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton men get prison time for Feb. BB gun assault

Two of the three Pleasanton residents charged with shooting a learning disabled man 20 or more times with BB guns will be...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Say What?, on Nov 8, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 17 comments | 2651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here we go again?

Seems Susan Su has opened another "University" in the same business park as the now defunct Tri Valley University. It is...

Original post made by AnotherShamUniversity? on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by sordid truth, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 10 comments | 2651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hills center getting a makeover

It's a work in progress, but the Vintage Hills Shopping Center, often called somewhat of an eyesore by residents, is getting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Mary Deggelman, on May 17, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 18 comments | 2650 Views
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Public Ivy Schools for 2015--Going By the ‘Virginia Rule’
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Exchange Club Meeting on First Amendment
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