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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pay to Play will be a Reality

As a member of the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC), I was asked to Chair the Athletics sub committee. In the last few weeks...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Thankful, on Mar 10, 2009 at 10:00 am | 8 comments | 1701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood beautification??

Is there anyone that we can contact if we have a concern about curb appeal of some homes in Pleasanton? The house for sale...

Original post made by Jetson on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jetson, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 20 comments | 1701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

20-year-old man arrested for placing dead animals in Dublin High lockers

Dublin police have arrested a 20-year-old man who allegedly admitted to placing two dead cats and a dead dog from a local...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Sep 24, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 1700 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local environmentalists, organizations plan court suit to stop Staples Ranch development

Two environmental groups in concert with a Pleasanton coalition that has opposed extending Stoneridge Drive to Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by June, on Mar 31, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 42 comments | 1700 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Germain pleads no contest to molestation charges, faces 15 years in state prison

Henry Germain, the 62-year-old former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro, appeared in court today and changed his plea to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Victim of Henry, on May 24, 2009 at 10:56 am | 73 comments | 1700 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council to review decision to allow late-night music at Barone's Restaurant

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of late-night live music and other entertainment at an outdoor patio at Barone's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Different Perspective?, on Sep 8, 2009 at 8:48 am | 50 comments | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Yes on D" ad says we would get 2 million for schools

Today's PW (Aril 30) has a yellow sticker on the cover. The sticker says: "Yes on Measure D ----------------- Means...

Original post made by Wondering if it is true on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on May 5, 2010 at 8:32 am | 36 comments | 1700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library offering free classes in Microsoft Excel 7

With Microsoft Excel now one of the hottest skills needed for job advancement, the Pleasanton Library is offering Excel classes...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 29, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brick wall on Kolln and Valley

Does anybody know what the story is behind the ugly brick wall on Kolln and Valley? Obviously, it is to block traffic from...

Original post made by Lynn on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:56 am | 16 comments | 1699 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2 found guilty in attack during H.S. house party

Two men have been found guilty of misdemeanor charges in an attack in Pleasanton last year that left the victim beaten and...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by s.s.b, on Oct 26, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 13 comments | 1699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Any Update on Double Shooting?

So about a week and a half has passed since this tragedy, are they authorities any closer to answers?...

Original post made by anon on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Don, on May 26, 2012 at 8:17 am | 8 comments | 1699 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Removing the clutter

A neglected pile of mail may seem harmless, but to the many who suffer from chronic clutter, the growing stacks of paper...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Nov 30, 2008 at 6:38 pm | 4 comments | 1698 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton horse trainers want golf balls off the racing track

In today's Tri-Valley Herald: http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/ci_11455032...

Original post made by PJ on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Did PUSD make the case for a new tax?

Let's see. Last night (1/25) PUSD said their options are 1) cut spending 2) raise revenues and 3) spend reserves. And then...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 30, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 48 comments | 1698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prostitute at Pleasanton hotel calls police about early morning robbery attempt

Police are investigating a report of an early morning robbery attempt from an admitted prostitute at a room in the Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael L., on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 28 comments | 1698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students return to Foohill following graffiti threat to 'shoot everyone'

Things were back to normal yesterday -- or close to it -- at Foothill High School, a day after a graffiti threat earlier...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:17 am | 27 comments | 1698 Views

SPORTS

Falcons face Cal High Friday after weekend win over Monte Vista

The Foothill Falcons will face Cal High this weekend, coming off a satisfying 41-37 win against Monte Vista High Friday night....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jehy, on Dec 25, 2009 at 1:33 am | 21 comments | 1697 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What is the plan going forward?

Well the dust has settled for the most part on the elections both nationally, statewide, and locally. Everyone is aware...

Original post made by What is the plan? on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 6, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 16 comments | 1697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public meeting to hear Vintage Hills traffic concerns

With traffic on Touriga and Palomino drives in upper Vintage Hills now averaging more than 2,000 vehicles a day, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by anymom, on Aug 4, 2012 at 8:32 am | 11 comments | 1697 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman assaulted while walking downtown

Police are looking for a man who they say assaulted and attempted to stab a 29-year-old Pleasanton woman around 2:40 a.m....

Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on May 29, 2008 at 2:15 pm | 10 comments | 1696 Views
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