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AROUND TOWN

Here comes the fair!

The Alameda County Fair kicks off today for a 17-day run of fun and excitement for all ages, special tributes for the men...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by sara, on Jun 22, 2007 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 3106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Handyman service anyone??

Does anyone know of a good handyman service here in Pleasanton? If so do you also know what their hourly rates are? I need...

Original post made by Help Needed on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by steve, on Dec 7, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 13 comments | 3106 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin first to file for City Council

Pleasanton businessman Jerry Pentin, long active in community activities and a five-year member of the city's Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by nonsense, on Sep 12, 2008 at 8:01 am | 8 comments | 3105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery bags

Clerk at RiteAid this morning told me that beginning July 1 they would be charging for bags if you do not bring your own. I...

Original post made by Kaye on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:33 am | 37 comments | 3104 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services planned here Saturday for Amador Valley graduates who died Friday in San Diego

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for Michel David, 22, and Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both died last Friday in San...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by dancermom, on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 5 comments | 3104 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County fair parade draws hundreds to downtown Pleasanton

Hundreds turned out along Main Street in downtown Pleasanton Saturday to watch the Alameda County Fair parade marking the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Aviva, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:22 am | 9 comments | 3104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Improvements coming to city's Pioneer Cemetery

Long-awaited improvements to Pleasanton's city-owned Pioneer Cemetery, including veterans memorial, are now more likely after...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2013 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 3103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys West Coast hot rod & custom car event heading to Fairgrounds next weekend

The west's largest hot rod & custom car event features over 3,000 vintage hot rods, custom cars and classics sprawled throughout...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by CraigLinda, on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:50 pm | 15 comments | 3103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Talkers Foundation to provide free child developmental screenings today

The founders of the School of Imagination in Dublin and the Happy Talkers Foundation for Autism have teamed up with CBS and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mitch Sigman, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 3102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton 'Teacher of Year' wants students to find joy in exercise

Terri Drain has been selected as the 2016 Pleasanton school district "Teacher of the Year" and will advance to the county...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by beach bum, on May 6, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 3 comments | 3102 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 3101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's healthcare: You can keep the change!

The actress Natasha Richardson died after falling skiing in Canada . It took eight hours to drive her to a hospital. If Canada...

Original post made by Keep the Change on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Truth Seeker, on Mar 20, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 18 comments | 3100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's beginning to look a lot like . .

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go, and especially in Pleasanton where downtown and Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 23, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 16 comments | 3100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Lund Ranch decision shows Measure PP works

The decision on Tuesday by the Pleasanton City Council to approve a 43-home development on Lund Ranch II shows that Measure...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Jan 30, 2016 at 5:59 pm | 39 comments | 3100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC Regents approve a 9.6 percent tuition hike

A 9.6 percent tuition increase for University of California schools was approved today by a 14-4 vote of the UC Regents Board....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 60 comments | 3098 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3-month sentence for man who bought, supplied alcohol to Laurel Williams

A 22-year-old man charged with buying and supplying alcohol to minors at a party in connection with the death of Laurel Williams...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Outraged mom, on Oct 12, 2012 at 1:48 am | 13 comments | 3097 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

$3-million federal lawsuit continues against city of Pleasanton, one of its police officers

A $3 million federal lawsuit that names the city of Pleasanton, a Pleasanton police officer and a number of others is continuing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bobby G., on May 19, 2013 at 7:04 am | 11 comments | 3097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Fatal I-580 accident not a hit-and-run

A 23-year-old Tracy woman was killed Monday night when she was struck by a car on Interstate 580 in Livermore, the CHP reported....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by John Williams, on Jan 6, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 3097 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: The arrogance of the Air Quality Management District

The bureaucracy that is California's Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) consists of the most selfish, self-centered,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 6, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 13 comments | 3095 Views
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