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Baron von Monocle

Pleasantopia is home to one of the most successful spies of recent history, the Baron von Monocle. He's one of these 21st...

Original post made by dOuGlAs KeNdAlL on Oct. 3, 2009
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Too Much Homework?

There has been a lot of press over that last few years about kids getting too much homework. The new documentary (Race to...

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To all parents, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 69 comments | 2592 Views


Voters make final choices in 3 key races

Three races were decided in Tuesday's primary, which was also an opportunity for political parties to pick the candidates...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:44 am | 4 comments | 2591 Views


Inside Marine One, President Obama's helicopter

One could imagine what it would be like to fly in the helicopter that safely picks up and delivers President Barack Obama,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by winoceros, on May 24, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 35 comments | 2591 Views


Bid to return gun shows to Alameda County Fairgrounds goes to mediation

Gun shows at the Alameda County Fairgrounds are a step closer to reality, with both sides in a long-running battle agreeing...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Miss Information, on Oct 27, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 38 comments | 2590 Views


'Cash mob' will be in downtown Pleasanton starting at 6 p.m.tonight

Pleasanton's first "Cash Mob" will take over downtown streets starting at 6 p.m. tonight as part of a new national movement...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper already, on Aug 12, 2012 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 2589 Views


The Fair Music is too loud!

I would like to know what our City and County are doing to control the ear-deafening sound of amplified music that radiates...

Original post made by Decibels on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by k.d., on Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 29 comments | 2589 Views


Public Forum Civility

Welcome Everyone! I officially announce the opening of the "Bash Stacey" thread. You are all welcome to come here and...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 3, 2007 at 12:40 am | 9 comments | 2588 Views


Joan Laursen-Talks about Donating to School Board Candidates at PUSD Board Meeting

I just listened to the school board meeting that is live on TV and Joan Laursen said something along the lines of "You will...

Original post made by Unbelievable on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on May 12, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 13 comments | 2588 Views


Alameda County fire captain records dramatic rescue

Capt. Tom Pappas of the Alameda County Fire Department took part in a dramatic rescue Tuesday morning that was recorded by...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Friendly, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2588 Views


McNerney insists that federal health plan must benefit small business

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said Tuesday that any federal health care measure that he supports in the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 3, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 45 comments | 2587 Views


Isn't traffic bad enough

I fully support the right of all persons getting their political message across, but did Kay, Karla and Cindy (and some supporters)...

Original post made by Susan on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 22 comments | 2587 Views


Amador Boosters raise big bucks for sports

In this time of fiscal cutbacks in Pleasanton schools, the hundreds signed up for athletic-related programs at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Opaque, on Oct 19, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 9 comments | 2586 Views


keep a eye out in muirwood

recently, i have heard of more than just a few car break-in s in muirwood/ highland oaks area. a friends girlfriend had her...

Original post made by aaron on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Mar 5, 2009 at 7:33 am | 18 comments | 2586 Views


National Night Out coming to Pleasanton neighborhoods Tuesday

Pleasanton police are encouraging residents to go out and meet officers, neighbors and members of watch organizations Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Aug 5, 2015 at 10:32 am | 7 comments | 2586 Views


Downtown sizzle

An 11-member task force is recommending that rules governing entertainment in Pleasanton's downtown be eased to encourage...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 2585 Views


Golden State Warriors choose architect to design new sports complex in San Francisco

The Golden State Warriors on Sunday announced the architecture team chosen to design a new sports and entertainment complex...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 2585 Views


ValleyCare to host 4th annual breast cancer symposium Oct. 16

ValleyCare Health System will host the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Symposium from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Palm Event...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 10 comments | 2585 Views


Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 2584 Views


Graffiti (Stoneridge/680)

I couldn't believe the massive amounts of graffiti off the freeway in North Pleasanton. I moved from Fremont to Pleasanton...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Lindsay Wright, on Dec 3, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 28 comments | 2584 Views
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