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SPORTS

U13 Headfirst Gamers Win All World Winter Madness Baseball Classic Tournament

The 13U Headfirst Gamers to First Place at the All World Winter Madness Baseball Tournament at Twin Creek the weekend of...

Original post made by Bruce Torquemada on Dec. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2416 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man found dead after search at Pleasanton Ridge Park

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday morning at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by AIP, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 2415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosts Open House at Firehouse Arts Center

I am inviting the community to join me at a Community Open House at the planned Firehouse Arts Center. Saturday, October...

Original post made by Mayor Jennifer Hosterman on Oct. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 2414 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Magical Evening

From 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 21, the public will celebrate the holidays at Downtown Magical Evening. Downtown will come alive with...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Karen Cooper, on Nov 23, 2008 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 2414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five rescuers in Pleasanton Police Department get commendations for saving a life

Two Pleasanton police dispatchers, two officers and a sergeant are being commending for their work last month that saved...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 2413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court ruling called 'a big blow' to local water supply

A recent court ruling has spread a wave of concern for the local region's water supply. The ruling, made by a U.S. federal...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2007
Last comment by swa, on Sep 7, 2007 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2412 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 | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 2412 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge dismisses Lin family lawsuit against Pleasanton

Pleasanton has won its legal battle with landowners Jennifer and Fredric Lin, who sued the city for the right to build 51...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 1, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 20 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Convention bureau hopes to announce new CEO shortly

Tri-Valley California, the new name for the Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, is hoping to name a new president...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Wind Fairies, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2412 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Angel wings for Newtown

Dec. 14 began like any other, filled with all the hurries and worries of the pre-Christmas rush -- until the holiday music,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Kerrie Chabot, on Mar 2, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simulation puts drunk driving into real-time perspective

It may have only been a simulation, but the faces of high school students who watched the events unfold told it all. Their...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by -, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 2411 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 2411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose Firefighters' Union Misconduct

I understand the purpose of a union is to protect its employees, but please, this goes beyond the bounds of reason. It's...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Willie Pfistergash, on Apr 9, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 2411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Say No to unnecessary growth

Pleasanton residents have repeatedly shown overwhelming support for slow, balanced growth. The city is preparing to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jul 22, 2014 at 6:37 pm | 9 comments | 2411 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

The mayor and two city councilmembers have not followed our 1996 General Plan, the long range development guide for our city....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:15 am | 37 comments | 2410 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Just In Michael Jackson has died ...

Update: Michael Jackson officially dead!! Michael Jackson Rushed to Los Angeles Hospital for Possible ... FOXNews - 19...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:35 pm | 26 comments | 2410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E - Expensive Out of Town Consultants Funding AND Running Campaign

The Support Pleasanton Schools campaign has just filed their expense reports with Alameda County and their single largest...

Original post made by Samantha on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 26, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 32 comments | 2410 Views

RESTAURANTS

Falafel House is Excellent

We ate at the Flafel House on Bernal (by Mexico Lindo). The food was outstanding and the prices were reasonable. The...

Original post made by rick on Apr. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2409 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 460 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 378 views