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BART customer satisfaction drops

BART is looking to improve service after numbers from a recent survey revealed customer satisfaction with the transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 4, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 9 comments | 2927 Views

SPORTS

Coming soon: baseball on Bernal

Looking east from Interstate 680 near the Bernal Avenue exit, you can see the former hay fields beginning to take a new shape....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 30, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 8 comments | 2926 Views

AROUND TOWN

See Brozosky's Mega Mansion On A Ridgeline

This election is about Brozosky vs Hostermann, PP vs QQ, and mega mansions on ridgelines in the southeast hills. Well, after...

Original post made by frank on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 5, 2008 at 9:53 am | 27 comments | 2926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shapiros named to ValleyCare Charitable Foundation board

Bob and Joyce Shapiro, who have been recognized repeatedly for their charitable work in Pleasanton, have added another nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Oh please, on May 15, 2014 at 12:34 am | 3 comments | 2926 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up in Pleasanton this week (hotels all booked up)?

I am trying to arrange a hotel booking for 4 nights this week for visiting family members. Monday night is open, but every...

Original post made by Downtowner on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Wmshawk, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 2926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 2925 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE BAD CONTRACTORS THEN

I should have known that someone would have taken exception to my description of the people that took advantage of me rather...

Original post made by James on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 8, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 27 comments | 2925 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Urban living - Indecent Exposure

Tonight my friend had a man knock on her door soliciting magazine subscriptions. He said he was from Missouri and working...

Original post made by Neighborhood watch on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Craig, on Feb 17, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 25 comments | 2925 Views

AROUND TOWN

California becomes 1st state to require teaching of gay history

California has become the nation's first state to require its public schools to teach students about the history and contributions...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Yelena, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 65 comments | 2925 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Red Line

President Obama has warned the Syrian dictator Hafez Assad that using chemical weapons would be considered "crossing the...

Original post made by Red Line Obama on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 5 comments | 2923 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 2922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Unified cuts 136 positions, increases class sizes

Speakers sympathized with board members of the San Ramon Unified School District last night even as they voted to raise class...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by listen, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:33 am | 116 comments | 2922 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services tomorrow for Amador Valley grad Michel David, who was killed in San Diego

Funeral services are scheduled tomorrow for Michel Rose David, 22, who died last Friday in San Diego. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 18, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 2921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E parcel tax ballots being mailed to voters today

Ballots for the Pleasanton school district's proposed Measure E parcel tax are being sent to registered voters today. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 16, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 84 comments | 2921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' graduation rate above California results

California's high school graduation rate increased in 2014 for the fifth year in a row, but it remained lower than results...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 2, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 12 comments | 2921 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone interested in having a discussuion on them? ...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2920 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 | 2919 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 | 2919 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 2918 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest McDonald's manager for armed robbery of same store he managed

Pleasanton police will charge the manager of the McDonald's restaurant on Pimlico Drive for an Aug. 28 armed robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 10 comments | 2918 Views
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