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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 | 3057 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 | 3056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's running?

Looks like Mary Roberts is going to attempt a run for Mayor and Howard Neely is going to try for a Council seat. That's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 8, 2008 at 7:10 pm | 34 comments | 3056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thanksgiving DUI arrests through Saturday up in Bay Area, state with 11 traffic deaths so far

Statitics reported Saturday--and not updated since then--show that the California Highway Patrol has arrested more people...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 30, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 3055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador's Class of 2013 ready to graduate

Commencement exercises are less than two months away but the Class of 2013 at Amador Valley High School couldn't wait to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 20, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 6 comments | 3054 Views

SPORTS

California All Star Cheer Try-outs

The California All Star Bullet Cheerleaders are holding team tryouts on May 8th - 10th, 4:30 to 9 pm depending on age group....

Original post made by California All Star Cheerleading on Apr. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3054 Views

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Occupy Oakland protestors arrested, but may be back again today

About 500 Occupy Oakland protesters returned to Frank Ogawa Plaza at about 5 p.m. Monday night after it was re-opened by...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Adam, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:42 am | 14 comments | 3054 Views

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Pleasanton Library

I recently moved to Pleasanton with my husband and our three young children because of a job transfer. It wasn't by choice-it...

Original post made by Kathleen Mohannan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me too Jen, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:08 am | 49 comments | 3053 Views

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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 | 3053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Planning on Adding New Debt to Offer Golden Handshake Packages

The Pleasanton school board tonight, item 14.4 (http://206.110.20.201/BoardofTrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/fa3mar132012V3.pdf)...

Original post made by long time parent on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 22 comments | 3052 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workbench Hardware celebrates downtown opening today

Fred Nichandros will formally cut the ribbon at noon today to open his newest Workbench Hardware store in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Handyman, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 3052 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Fair: You can call me 'Big Al'

Growing up in Pleasanton in the 1960s and '70s meant you were inevitably around the horse-racing industry. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 3051 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police find car thief suspect hiding in garbage bag

A man who allegedly stole a vehicle then ran away when officers approached him was found hiding inside a plastic trash can...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by good job, on Jan 7, 2008 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 3051 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 | 3051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 42 comments | 3050 Views

SPORTS

Former Pleasanton resident, Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw dies

Former Pleasanton resident and longtime executive director of the NFL Players Association Gene Upshaw has died. He was 63...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 22, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 3050 Views

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What's with the flag?

Amid a mix of jeers and cheers from passing cars, Pleasanton resident Joe Onate, dubbing himself the "Lonestar Liberal,"...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Mason Wright, on Nov 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 7 comments | 3050 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Large meteor streaks across Bay Area, thrilling stargazers

A large meteor streaked across the night sky last night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by doug, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 3050 Views

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Public Employee Proposed Contract Falls Way Short

The City published the proposed new PCEA (Miscellaneous Employees) last night, and it is a significant disappointment. It...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 56 comments | 3049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheer teams from Pleasanton schools win at Disneyland

Teams from each of the three Pleasanton middle schools won awards at the United Spirit Association Junior Nationals held...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Becky, on Mar 17, 2011 at 8:46 am | 2 comments | 3048 Views
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