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AROUND TOWN

Downtown's new sizzle

There's more than coffee brewing at Tully's Plaza in downtown Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3453...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Growing in Pleasanton, on May 18, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 13 comments | 2561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where has all the fun gone?

When I was growing up in the South Bay, the fun and recreation opportunities seemed endless. We had ice and roller skating...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:43 am | 25 comments | 2561 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Every dog has his day

Muirwood Community Park, the site of the only dog park in Pleasanton, recently opened a new addition--a "small dog-only"...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments | 2560 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man arrested with pot, massive alligator-like creature in Castro Valley charged with felony

A man that stashed more than 30 pounds of marijuana in his home and used a now-deceased caiman to protect it was arraigned...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Do your research , on Jan 17, 2013 at 6:30 am | 12 comments | 2560 Views

AROUND TOWN

17 HOME NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE IN PLEASANTON- SAT. 12th 8:00-2:00

HUGE MULTI FAMILY NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE IN PLEASANTON 17 HOMES SATURDAY JULY 12TH 8:00-2:00 JENSEN / AMADOR...

Original post made by Moxley on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Heather, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:40 am | 6 comments | 2558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planners OK Fresh & Easy grocery for Rose Pavilion

Fresh & Easy, a British-owned grocery store, will open one of its larger California markets later this year in the Rose Pavilion...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by cholo #2, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2558 Views

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10 arrested in gang-related narcotics raid in Livermore

Ten people were arrested during the execution of a narcotics search warrant at a possibly gang-related residence in Livermore...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 2558 Views

RESTAURANTS

Farmer's Restaurant: Good to Great

I started a new post for Farmer's because the old one had a very negative title. Many of the posts were positive, but got...

Original post made by mooseturd on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by localKB, on May 26, 2010 at 8:46 am | 6 comments | 2557 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is the New Detroit

Excerpts from this article: http://www.newgeography.com/content/003024-is-california-new-detroit "Like Detroit, California...

Original post made by New Detroit on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by on looker, on Aug 20, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 39 comments | 2557 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's mediation for residents, senior living developer

Developers who want to build a senior living facility on the northwest side of town are now headed toward mediation with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Jun 16, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 2555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union picketing Castlewood today after country club locks out hourly workers

More than 40 pickets from the UniteHere! Local 2850 hotel workers union chanted and marched at Foothill Road and the entrance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Hill, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:44 pm | 82 comments | 2555 Views

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Pleasanton council set to OK gas station next to Safeway with drive-through Starbucks coming next

A new Starbucks coffee shop with drive-through service is now planned for a vacant site next to Safeway's recently opened...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ms Araya, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 16 comments | 2555 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 | 2554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REPULSED by the Measure E Wording on the Ballot

It is NO WONDER that BIG GOVERNMENT and BIG PUBLIC SCHOOLS win a larger and larger proportion of our tax dollars. With...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 47 comments | 2553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take a survey on your rainwater use

Ph.D. candidate Neeraja Havaligi is asking Pleasanton residents to take an online survey for her to use with her thesis on...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Beeky, on Aug 14, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

No more waterslides for Shadow Cliffs

What a ride it has been but the popular waterslides opened in 1981 at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area will not be...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 13 comments | 2553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30's last live news show airs tonight

When veteran newscaster Tom Morrison signs off for the last time this afternoon as anchor of TV30's "Live at 4" news, he'll...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 19, 2008 at 5:45 am | 17 comments | 2552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD $1057 to file a candidate statement:

Over a thousand dollars to file with a candidate statement is a deterrent to many people. Still the fact that we have two...

Original post made by Julie Testa on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by A Pleasanton Resident, on Aug 7, 2008 at 11:11 pm | 11 comments | 2552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

parcel tax

Although our children are out of school, I am more than willing to pay a parcel tax to maintain excellence in our schools....

Original post made by anne on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 39 comments | 2552 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Beyond Bias: Media Blackballs Anti-Obama Book (No. 1 on NYT Times for 4th Week)

This is wayyyy beyond being biased. As the author of the following article states, "this is an in-kind contribution to Obama...

Original post made by Beyond Biased Media on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:17 am | 25 comments | 2552 Views
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