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AROUND TOWN

Low, Low down Fireworks

Puzzled how or if a decision was made to dramatically change how fair fireworks are displayed. After several decades of watching...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Some Dude, on Jul 4, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 16 comments | 2216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Panel finds Chowchilla kidnapper suitable for parole

A two-person panel has found one of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by A mom of three, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 2215 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2215 Views

SPORTS

Former Pleasanton resident, Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw dies

Former Pleasanton resident and longtime executive director of the NFL Players Association Gene Upshaw has died. He was 63...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 22, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 2214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident at the Hilton Pleasanton Saturday night (9/12)

I was in town staying at the Hilton Pleasanton Saturday night and around 11pm two ambulances, two police cars and a fire...

Original post made by Jake on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 11 comments | 2214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is California worth the price?

For those of you have lived in other states do you think Calif is overpriced in comparison or are you happy to pay the difference...

Original post made by hoops on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 23, 2013 at 8:31 am | 45 comments | 2214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OKs Staples location for ice rink

The City Council Tuesday night approved by a vote of 4-1 a master plan for a 17-acre community park in Staples Ranch with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Chris G, on Jun 17, 2008 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 2213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds object to high density housing near Bernal Community Park

More than 200 packed the Pleasanton City Council chambers Tuesday night, most of them there to object to a plan to build...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 19 comments | 2213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pool Associations Need More Supervision.

In my daily walks around town I pass the pool area for subdivisions & see things that I find scarey. Most of these pools...

Original post made by Don on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Jul 6, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 7 comments | 2213 Views

SPORTS

Soccer teams plan fundraiser Sunday for injured former teammate

Boys and girls soccer teams in Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon and Danville will play in a series of tournaments on their home...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Gary Thurner, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 6 comments | 2213 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

7-Eleven at Valero gas station gets planners OK, goes to Council

The owners of the Valero service station at West Las Positas and Santa Rita Road won the Pleasanton Planning Commission's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bots, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 36 comments | 2213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board - are they representing views of Pleasanton residents

A number of posts have noted concerns about the School Board - past and present. My question is, do you feel the current...

Original post made by Jennifer on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by LIZ, on Mar 1, 2009 at 7:53 am | 46 comments | 2212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-NFL player and Pleasanton coach accused of slugging County Supervisor Haggerty

The Alameda County's District Attorney's office is looking into charges that a coach for the Pleasanton Junior Football League...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 39 comments | 2212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2 - Fact or Fiction?

Recent writers to the Town Square have repeatedly stated that there is no parcel tax. True. As long as the PUSD Board of...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by MK, on Dec 29, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 137 comments | 2212 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown builds a train. Walker invests in higher education.

Which one is taking care of their state's residents better? Brown builds a train: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/07/california-senate-approves-funding-for-hig...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by TEALover, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 2212 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2212 Views

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Pleasanton woman killed in scooter accident on Foothill Road Saturday

A 40-year-old Pleasanton woman died after crashing her scooter into a tree on Foothill Road just south of the Castlewood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Feb 11, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 61 comments | 2211 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 900 drivers stopped at checkpoint

Pleasanton police made one arrest last Friday night of a driver under the influence at a checkpoint on Stoneridge Drive and...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jacob and Alma, on Sep 12, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 11 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raley's Employees Move Closer to a Strike With Vote

Workers at one of Northern California's largest supermarket chains are moving closer to a strike after the supermarket declared...

Original post made by Analyst Dude on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 4, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 4 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The Country Club Murders' to air on CBS at 10 p.m. tonight

A prediction made by Ernest Scherer III around the time he was on trial for murder has come true, but not in the way he'd...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Missy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 2210 Views
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