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Tightening home mortgage rules hitting self-employed hardest

In a blow to hundreds—probably thousands—of breadwinners in Pleasanton who successfully operate their own businesses,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 13 comments | 2864 Views

AROUND TOWN

22 benches on Stanley Blvd

Any idea (other than a need to spend tax dollars) are there now 22 benchs on Stanley Blvd between Pleasanton and Livermore?...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:22 am | 30 comments | 2863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Programming

I am wondering what percentage of kids can program a computer by the time they finish middle school. It is becoming an essential...

Original post made by yAPTR-yetAnotherPTownResident on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 6 comments | 2859 Views

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My Favorite Apple Turnover Recipe. It is mighty tasty!

Here is my favorite Apple Turnover recipe. I hope at least a few people enjoy it. Please give me your critique. Apple...

Original post made by Paul on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by FOOOOOD, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 3 comments | 2859 Views

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Open field fire in southwest Pleasanton quickly extinguished Saturday

A small grass fire in an open field on the southwest side of Pleasanton was quickly extinguished Saturday by firefighters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 2859 Views

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
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 101 comments | 2857 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Sketch released of suspect who held up man at gunpoint at Shell Station

Pleasanton police detectives along with a forensic composite artist have created a sketch of the unidentified male who robbed...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sooo, on Jan 26, 2014 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 2857 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Both McNerney, Harmer in Washington as 11th Congressional District vote count continues

Both 11th District Congressional candidates in the Nov. 2 General Election are now in Washington, D.C. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Awwwwwwwwww, on Nov 21, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 35 comments | 2856 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home of Scherer son searched

The home of Ernest Scherer III has been searched by investigators, the Alameda County Sheriff's Department has confirmed. Scherer...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by Marta, on Sep 18, 2008 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 2856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school leaders: Schools are safe

In the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the Pleasanton school district and school administrators are doing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 39 comments | 2855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools to get extra $300,000 in state funds

The Pleasanton school district has a little more money in its coffers, but not enough to make a significant difference in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 25 comments | 2854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blackhawk Plaza -- 25 years later

Nearly 25 years ago, rumors of gold-plated grocery carts began spreading through the Tri-Valley as Blackhawk Plaza welcomed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 2854 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shhhh... (not taught in public schools and may soon be gone)

Shhh... Don't tell anyone you've seen the following because it may be too controversial. You'll be mocked by liberals wherever...

Original post made by Ann on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:05 am | 34 comments | 2853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Storing hydrogen underground could boost transportation, energy security

A report by Sandia National Laboratories shows that large-scale storage of low-pressure, gaseous hydrogen in salt caverns...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Bob B, on Aug 31, 2015 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 2853 Views

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Does anyone know what the small explosion or gun shots were from last night?

It was probably between ten and eleven last (Sunday) night and there was a very loud pop and then the sky in the direction...

Original post made by Lisa on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 2852 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local drives planned to help Amador grad seeking bone marrow match

Two local drives have been set up to help an Amador Valley High School graduate who needs a bone marrow match in her fight...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by asian, on Feb 17, 2012 at 7:26 am | 11 comments | 2852 Views

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Loud helicopters?

There have been two helicopters circling low (and loud) above Pleasanton for about the last hour (9 to 10 pm) tonight (Friday,...

Original post made by Downtowner on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ka, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 2851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Castlewood to talk to union today about 2-month lockout of 61 workers

Castlewood Country Club management is scheduled to meet today with representatives of a union that represents 61 workers...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 5, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 134 comments | 2851 Views
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