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AROUND TOWN

Santa Rita Cross Walk

The long cross walk across Santa Rita (in front of Hollywood Video) now has some impressive warning features - runway type...

Original post made by Ron on Sep. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairness of Proposed Parcel Tax to Renters

If the proposed parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools passes, it will be fairly simple for homeowners to pay the tax and...

Original post made by Beth Turner on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | 26 comments | 2455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services Sunday for woman killed in motor scooter crash

Services for Donna M. Bain-St. Germain, who was killed Saturday in a motorized scooter accident, will be held this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Person, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 9 comments | 2455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Pleasanton Garbage Service so slow in switching out cans?

I called Pleasanton Garbage the other day to inquire when I'll be getting a smaller garbage can -- I ordered one back in...

Original post made by A resident on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tony F., on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet Law at downtown Restaurants

Does anyone have information on the law banning pets from the sidewalk restaurants on Main street? I understand there...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Face Face, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 62 comments | 2454 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Demands by BART's unions for 21% raise over 3 years simply unaffordable for BART, unreasonable by any measure

In these final days of Gov. Jerry Brown's "cooling off" period that temporarily halted the BART transit strike on Aug. 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 am | 53 comments | 2452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Singing from Romania

Pleasanton and Romania are miles and miles apart geographically speaking, but in other ways the two cultures are closer than...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by lola, on Oct 1, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 2451 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 | 2450 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney two-faced on green energy: says one thing, votes differently

McNerney is suddenly running away from the issue that defined his candidacy and his entire record in Congress -- the advocacy...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Metzler, on Sep 23, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2449 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gym parking lots, hospitals are burglary hot spots

For the past four weeks, automotive burglaries in Pleasanton have been on the rise. In December, police reported 67 thefts...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by james, on Jan 28, 2008 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 2448 Views

RESTAURANTS

Santa Rita Starbucks Rocks

I love that place. The employees have always been jewels. ...

Original post made by Isabelle on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Timmy, on Sep 7, 2008 at 10:50 am | 10 comments | 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

More toll lanes planned for I-680, this time north of Pleasanton

State freeway planners want to convert the carpool lanes on I-680 between Dublin and Walnut Creek to toll lanes in an effort...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 11 comments | 2446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart Market goes to Pleasanton Council for final vote May 7

The Pleasanton City Council has scheduled a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, to make a final decision on whether Walmart...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Freeman, on Apr 21, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 101 comments | 2445 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workbench Hardware celebrates downtown opening today

Fred Nichandros will formally cut the ribbon at noon today to open his newest Workbench Hardware store in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Handyman, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 2445 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police find car thief suspect hiding in garbage bag

A man who allegedly stole a vehicle then ran away when officers approached him was found hiding inside a plastic trash can...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by good job, on Jan 7, 2008 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 2444 Views

RESTAURANTS

Farmer's Restaurant: Good to Great

I started a new post for Farmer's because the old one had a very negative title. Many of the posts were positive, but got...

Original post made by mooseturd on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by localKB, on May 26, 2010 at 8:46 am | 6 comments | 2444 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's beginning to look a lot like . .

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go, and especially in Pleasanton where downtown and Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 23, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 16 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at gunpoint in Stoneridge Mall parking lot

Pleasanton police reported that a man was robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot at Stoneridge Shopping Center Sunday evening,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Security Officers, on Feb 22, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 34 comments | 2439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property Tax Bill

I was just paying my property tax bill (2nd installment due by April 10th) and noticed a charge for "Voter Approved Debt...

Original post made by BJ on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Angry conservatives need to chill out....

You angry conservatives need to chill out, before you all get locked up in a Looney bin at worst, or ruin the chances of...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Toll, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:52 am | 92 comments | 2439 Views
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