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Major apartment project for Bernal-Stanley goes to Pleasanton Council Aug. 6

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a public hearing Aug. 6 to consider a developer's bid to build a 345-apartment unit...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mcdaddy, on Aug 20, 2013 at 9:54 am | 52 comments | 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving around town

I'm always amazed by the rude behavior some drivers exhibit around town. Most are courteous, but when I encounter these displays...

Original post made by Courtesy rules on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 6, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 2073 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore couple charged in Pleasanton drug fraud

Two Livermore residents have been charged in a Pleasanton prescription fraud, according to a police report. Christina Marie...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by SayWhat?, on May 18, 2011 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 2073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton resident helps nab mail thieves

Pleasanton police are thanking an alert resident on Independence Drive for her help in catching thieves responsible for stealing...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by More of the Pursuit story, on Apr 9, 2012 at 10:05 am | 22 comments | 2073 Views

SPORTS

Study shows new A's stadium on Oakland waterfront could add $2.6 billion to Alameda County economy

A study released Wednesday says that building a waterfront baseball stadium in Oakland would generate $2.6 billion in total...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by DogTurd, on May 2, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 9 comments | 2070 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 | 2069 Views

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Shoppers cheer as New Leaf Community Markets opens in Pleasanton

If crowds waiting through a near-hour-long grand opening ceremony are any indication of support, the celebration Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Shopper, on May 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 20 comments | 2069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 2068 Views

SPORTS

Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 2068 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

VEHICLE THEFTS..BEWARE BLACK BMW SUV SCOUTING YOUR PROPERTY

Vehicle thefts are becoming larger in Pleasanton. These young people are stealing your car, everything in your car and your...

Original post made by jody on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lorraine, on Apr 8, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 9 comments | 2068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's May Revise Gives more Money to Schools

The May Review from Brown came out today. State income is up which means that schools will receive more next year based...

Original post made by parent on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on May 17, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 19 comments | 2068 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pickering quitting Alameda County Fair post to take top job at Cal Expo

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by D, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 6 comments | 2068 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 | 2068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 2067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents quiz experts on new teaching and testing method

Parents last week got a taste of what their kids will be learning in a new educational model known as Common Core State Standards. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by MAF, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:07 am | 5 comments | 2067 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Lights leaving large carbon footprint

Dear Editor, After seeing your story on the local Christmas lights ("Lighting up the night sky," Cover Story, Dec. 21,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Shelley, on Jan 18, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 8 comments | 2066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Fatal I-580 accident not a hit-and-run

A 23-year-old Tracy woman was killed Monday night when she was struck by a car on Interstate 580 in Livermore, the CHP reported....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by John Williams, on Jan 6, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 2066 Views

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Historic trees cut down on Bernal Avenue by fairgrounds

I was horrified to see a tree crew cutting down historic walnut trees along the fence outside the fairgrounds along Bernal...

Original post made by Disappointed on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by jw, on Jul 31, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 2066 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 | 2066 Views

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City Council wants to increase Pleasanton's size without permission from the voters

On tonight's agenda, the Pleasanton City Council plans to expand Pleasanton's size in order to increase the size of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by To Franco, on Jun 25, 2013 at 5:22 pm | 12 comments | 2066 Views
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