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AROUND TOWN

Pentin first to file for City Council

Pleasanton businessman Jerry Pentin, long active in community activities and a five-year member of the city's Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by nonsense, on Sep 12, 2008 at 8:01 am | 8 comments | 2106 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, Highway 84 expressway project begins

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman joined with other city, county and regional representatives last Thursday for the symbolic...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 4, 2013 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 2106 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tree time

Workers began unraveling more than 20,000 Christmas lights this morning, spiraling them around the branches of five large...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 19, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 2105 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 | 2105 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 | 2105 Views

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Planning commissioner Kathy Narum wins Pleasanton Council seat

Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum was elected to the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday, receiving 4,586 votes or 39.62% of...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmm., on May 24, 2013 at 12:27 am | 34 comments | 2105 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 | 2105 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

19 veterans sue government leaders for failing to protect them against rape, sexual assaults

Lawyers for 19 veterans of the U.S. Army and Air Force filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco yesterday alleging...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 23, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 5 comments | 2104 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 2104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A Warning for Parents Who Rent Limos for Prom Night

Parents beware--Limos are all the rage for transporting stylish, savvy teens to the prom, but they can also be more expensive...

Original post made by Jennifer Hines on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Brennan Hines, on Dec 4, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 2103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hostile School Board

I saw the last school board meeting on tv and I was outraged at the behavior of the divisiveness being created. This meeting...

Original post made by outraged mother on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:31 am | 68 comments | 2103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man robbed while walking on Vineyard Avenue

A pedestrian was robbed Monday night by two men in a car, according to a Pleasanton police report. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wordpress Themes, on Jun 8, 2010 at 6:47 am | 22 comments | 2103 Views

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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 | 2103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former councilman, Lions Club member Roger McLain dies

Former councilman and Lions Club member Roger McLain died Tuesday at a rest home. He was 77 years old. Mr. McLain was...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Dec 20, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 2102 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 | 2102 Views

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BART talks continue, but union leader pessimistic about reaching agreement

BART management met with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement before the union employees' contract expires...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anti-union, on Jul 30, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 17 comments | 2102 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Musty tasting water concerns residents in Pleasanton

Pleasanton residents may have noticed an earthy-musty taste and odor in their water starting in late July, according to Zone...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 13 comments | 2102 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Pleasanton website coming

The city of Pleasanton has hired a Newport Beach software firm to develop a new website to replace www.cityofpleasantonca.gov...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Dec 23, 2013 at 8:28 am | 5 comments | 2102 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solar panels stolen from Hearst Elementary School

Thirty-nine solar panels valued at $31,200 were stolen from Hearst Elementary School over the weekend, according to the school...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by What a joke, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:33 am | 12 comments | 2101 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney set to vote today either FOR or AGAINST our individual freedom (Re: Light Bulb Repeal Act)

So how will McNerney vote this week (maybe even today)? Will he vote FOR our individual freedom (i.e. in favor of allowing...

Original post made by Edison on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by estevio, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 38 comments | 2101 Views
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