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RESTAURANTS

Emergency Brownies-Dining at Home

I feel it is important that I share my recipe for Emergency Brownies with other Pleasantonians. They are not quite like...

Original post made by Ginger on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 16, 2008 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident yesterday pm on Dublin Canyon Road?

Hi -- Driving home on 580 East yesterday, traffic was backed up, so I took the Dublin Canyon route instead. When I got just...

Original post made by Grace on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by karen, on Feb 21, 2015 at 9:14 am | 8 comments | 2435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your Lawn Mower

I was walking my dog today and saw a man start up a gas powered lawn mower to mow his small lawn. The noise was deafening....

Original post made by Ellie on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Dennis, on Oct 30, 2008 at 8:42 am | 41 comments | 2434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

#63 Ranking in Best Places to Live

"A family-oriented town an hour from both San Francisco and Monterey, Pleasanton has one of the strongest school districts...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 4, 2011 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 2434 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 | 2434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blatant Disregard for Community Protocols

In response to David Miller's putting up campaign signs in violation of the suggested protocol-- Yesterday, my husband and...

Original post made by concerned citizen on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by To: excuse me, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:16 pm | 26 comments | 2434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget crisis threatens class-size reduction, staff

In the last week, Superintendent John Casey warned that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident again, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 90 comments | 2433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

My grimacing at incorrect word usage on restaurant menus and groaning over split infinitives on school newsletters has caused...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staples OK'd

The Pleasanton City Council unanimously approved a an agreement last night that will allow for multi-million-dollar residential,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Matt Morrison, on Aug 27, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 25 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooper's Hawk nesting near Fairlands Elementary!

I have observed over the last 2 weeks, a Cooper's Hawk living and hunting in the tall trees in front of Fairlands Park and...

Original post made by holly blash on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Apr 19, 2008 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 2431 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASE VOTE "NO" ON "PROPOSITION 98" & "YES" ON PROP. 99"

We need to keep this information going...so posting it again. Please read the information that is being sent...its misleading! PLEASE...

Original post made by Walter on May. 13, 2008
Last comment by seegermanhou, on Aug 15, 2008 at 9:41 pm | 11 comments | 2431 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Amador grad tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 3 comments | 2431 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 | 2431 Views

AROUND TOWN

BOY, that was some Earthquake

5.6 2007/10/30 20:04:54 37.432N 121.776W 9.2 8 km ( 5 mi) NNE of Alum Rock, CA ...

Original post made by Anne on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Nov 8, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 2430 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man flees approaching Pleasanton police at Shadow Cliffs, arrested on weapons charge

Three men from outside the area were arrested for weapons possession in two separate incidents in recent days. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by No Scum, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another PUSD Budget Proposal for Debate

Here's a new take on how to close the $8 million gap for 10/11, and help keep the budget in balance for 11/12. I'm just brainstorming...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:54 am | 93 comments | 2429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DELAY VOTING on Measure E

DELAY VOTING! Voters should delay voting until the results of the PUSD/union negotiations are completed. Voters need to...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by the Independent, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 27 comments | 2429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Education Bill Gotchas

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/30/3737655/browns-countdown-day-172-california.html This is why I do not want unionized...

Original post made by javadoc on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 5, 2011 at 6:44 am | 13 comments | 2429 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police snuff out multi-million dollar marijuana grow on Mount Diablo

With the help of volunteers and a keen eye, State Parks Police and Contra Costa County sheriffs raided a marijuana growing...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by kcswanko, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 26 comments | 2429 Views
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