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AROUND TOWN

High density housing complex planned for Hacienda won't have 'that Pleasanton look'

Agreeing that a new affordable housing project won't have "that Pleasanton look," city planning commissioners nevertheless...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 25, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 58 comments | 2096 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland mayor thanks protestors for peaceful 'Occupy Oakland' demonstration

During a media briefing Wednesday night Oakland Mayor Jean Quan thanked protesters for holding a peaceful "Occupy Oakland"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 29 comments | 2096 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Election Exemplary Of Initiative Process Faults

Frequent readers here may be familiar with my negative opinions about direct democracy. Most of my concern with it is in...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 20, 2008 at 10:44 am | 30 comments | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our wonderful (or not so ) library

I am appalled that the pages at the Pleasanton library are just temps that receive no benefits and can only work a certain...

Original post made by Mr. Pohami Singh on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Yelena, on May 20, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 39 comments | 2095 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 | 2095 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Restaurant is . . . . . . . . . . . Italian -- Again!

The PDA announced that ANOTHER Italian restaurant is going in next to Fleet Feet. Really?? There are no other restaurants...

Original post made by Downtown Diner on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Giuseppe, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Fair Music is too loud!

I would like to know what our City and County are doing to control the ear-deafening sound of amplified music that radiates...

Original post made by Decibels on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by k.d., on Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 29 comments | 2095 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 1B and "What's the baseline?"

For those confused by Prop 1B (I know I was), here's the deal. Prop 98 guarantees that roughly 40% of CA's budget goes...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on May 9, 2009 at 6:14 am | 9 comments | 2094 Views

AROUND TOWN

New direction of Town Square Forum

Just did a quick scan of the Town Square Forum headlines and only 2 of the top 25 were related to Pleasanton. I don't remember...

Original post made by Huh? on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:18 am | 7 comments | 2094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inactive & Returning Catholics

The event is from 7-9 p.m. April 7 - May 12 meeting every Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Dr. Inactive...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 56 comments | 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate Sandy Piderit wants new ways of thinking about education

Concern for the future of education in Pleasanton led Sandy Piderit to run for the school board, she told a small crowd at...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:51 am | 55 comments | 2094 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: Wisconsin tries to reform unions

The article states: ""The proposal marks a dramatic shift for Wisconsin, which passed a comprehensive collective bargaining...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 24, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 46 comments | 2094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dozens of cars hit in Val Vista Sunday night

There were dozens of cars burglarized in Val Vista on early Monday morning. They hit about 3 streets and a dozen houses...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Martin Meunsenbacher, on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2094 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin growth gives local Realtors an earful

Pleasanton Realtors and those in related fields sat wide-eyed and alert last week as Dublin's Economic Development Director...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by SAV, on Jul 19, 2008 at 1:42 pm | 19 comments | 2092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where are the bicycle riders?

It's high time we parents set an example and start riding our bikes around town. When the time is right, get your kids out...

Original post made by Two Wheeling on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Ohforfsake, on Jul 31, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 14 comments | 2092 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing mail

***Warning to everyone*** Mail has been missing from my and other mail boxes. I expected tickets and a check. Both never...

Original post made by Keith on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2010 at 9:11 am | 14 comments | 2092 Views

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Rep. McNerney reads Dr. Seuss to Donlon third-graders

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) visited Donlon Elementary school Monday to read to Donlon Elementary School third-graders....

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Dr Seuss, on Mar 14, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 2091 Views

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INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 2091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 2091 Views
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