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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heath Ledger autopsy results due in 10-14 days

The sudden death of film star Heath Ledger stunned fans and family from Hollywood to Australia on Wednesday as New York City's...

Original post made by Chris on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2008 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Website Problem

Does anyone else have problems with downloading files from the PUSD website? Specifically, I'm trying to download and save...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 27 comments | 1899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Casey Resigning?

It was stated on another thread that the day after Measure G failed, Dr. Casey put his house on the market. Does anyone...

Original post made by Anyone know on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 11, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 34 comments | 1899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domus is closing?!

Say it ain't so! The TriValley Herald is reporting that Domus is "quitting business" (something about the end of the lease)....

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by sad shopper, on Jul 30, 2008 at 1:41 pm | 16 comments | 1898 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Labor dispute at Castlewood could affect services

A labor dispute involving 40 full-time and part-time employees at Castlewood Country Club could disrupt services at the prestigious...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Castlewood Member Emeritus, on Feb 9, 2010 at 6:26 pm | 49 comments | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall paying twice for same work

As a resident and taxpayer, seems that City Hall is stuffed with employees with fat salaries and pensions, but then City...

Original post made by Howard Javis supporter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 25 comments | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbucks Plastic Cups-Recyclable?

I remember checking about Starbucks plastic cups, and they were the wrong shape to put in the blue recycle bin. Something...

Original post made by Wendy on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by kolohe, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:08 am | 5 comments | 1898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey finds stores offer plethora of unhealthy products for kids

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state unveiled a new campaign Wednesday based on the idea that people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 18 comments | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home prices are down, now is the time to buy!!!

OK, just kidding. Prices have a LONG WAY TO GO DOWN - 40% by some estimates. Don't buy now and watch your value drop. See...

Original post made by Homeowner on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 1897 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like measure E will lose!

It is still not final but it appears that measure E is going down to defeat. http://www.acgov.org/rov/current.htm ...

Original post made by Joanne on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Julie, on May 5, 2011 at 10:40 pm | 41 comments | 1897 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Credit where credit is due for our President

President Obama stood in front of the UN General Assembly yesterday morning and said, "And friends of the Palestinians do...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 10 comments | 1897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here come the Easter eggs!

Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Vintage Hills mom, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

For mayor of Pleasanton: now there are three

Planning Commissioner Anne Fox and former commissioner Mary Roberts plan to challenge Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Vinelander, on Jul 26, 2008 at 9:53 pm | 20 comments | 1896 Views

SPORTS

Golfers will have to 'chip' in more at Callippe

For the first time in five years, Pleasanton residents will see a bump in greens fees at Callippe Golf Course. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Oct 29, 2010 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1896 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

47 possible violations recorded on Christmas Spare the Air Day

Nowhere in the Bay Area should chestnuts have been roasting on an open fire on Christmas due to a Spare the Air alert issued...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by pdullea, on Jan 8, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 28 comments | 1895 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Free Markets vs. Crony Capitalism

Since the beginning of our current Recession, there has been much disparaging of our current capitalistic economic system....

Original post made by GX on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Freeman, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:20 pm | 13 comments | 1895 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 | 1895 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The castlewood homicide

Hardly anything has been reported over the last few weeks at least that I've seen. Did I miss something somewhere? or are...

Original post made by Richard on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The ballot language mapped to specific programs for Measure G

I thought it might be helpful to list those specific programs and dollar amounts Measure G's projected $4.6 million / year...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sad State, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 34 comments | 1894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen shouting obscenities from car

Happened twice to us this week - teen boys shouting obscenities at us from cars (presumably on their way home from Amador...

Original post made by Pleasanton Valley Resident on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 20 comments | 1894 Views
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