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Pleasanton planners OK CarMax Auto Superstore in Staples Ranch

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve plans by CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 5058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Employees union pulls controversial contract proposal off the table

The Pleasanton City Employees Association--the union that represents 227 city workers—withdrew its pending two-year...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 202 comments | 5045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Alisal principal to lead Livermore school

Terri Quesinberry, whose departure as Alisal Elementary principal was announced last week, has been hired as the principal...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Principal issues, on Aug 5, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 33 comments | 5033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another Class A violation at Centerpointe Preschool?

Is it true that the State cited Centerpointe Preschool for yet another Class A child care regulation violation late last...

Original post made by Another one again? on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Apr 5, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 5020 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

MC Hammer arrested at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center earlier this week for allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 40 comments | 5019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High students, parents upset over invalid AP test scores

Students and parents are frustrated and outraged over College Board's recent decision to invalidate 400 students' Advanced...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nemo Wonderful, on May 31, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 11 comments | 5016 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers' plan for 10 homes on hillside site goes to Planning Commission tonight

Even as legal arguments continue over the city's refusal to approve their bid to build 51 custom homes on their hillside...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Mar 31, 2012 at 12:25 am | 17 comments | 5015 Views

RESTAURANTS

Main Street Brewery is now like a strip club?

We have long taken friends from out of town and even younger ones over the years to the Main Street Brewery for good music,...

Original post made by Chris on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:16 am | 49 comments | 5014 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton beating victim still in coma

A Pleasanton man attacked and left for dead over the weekend remained in critical condition today as police focused their...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:47 am | 108 comments | 5009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Warriors Watch Riders support local vets

At first glance, members of the Warriors Watch Riders may seem like a group of tough guys on motorcycles, with their leather...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by bt7376@yahoo.com, on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:04 am | 7 comments | 5008 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board braces for more cuts at meeting tonight, including adult ed cuts

The Pleasanton school board plans to spend an hour tonight reviewing a list of potential cuts that include eliminating the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 1, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 32 comments | 5005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cell phone alerts jolt Pleasanton residents as police search for San Diego killer, kidnapper

Many Pleasanton residents were jolted awake Monday night and during much of the day yesterday when they received unexpected...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Does the Amber Alert use up your minutes?, on Aug 11, 2013 at 9:24 am | 11 comments | 4999 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three students arrested in drug bust at Amador

Three students at Amador Valley High School were arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of drugs for sale on campus,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 56 comments | 4994 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden, the "face of evil," is dead. Tell us, where were you when you first learned of the 9/11 attacks? And what...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on May 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 58 comments | 4992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's closes 2 more stores as union talks continue over wages, benefits

West Sacramento-based Raley's has announced that it will close its stores in Pittsburg and Woodland, adding to four stores...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 57 comments | 4972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is anyone as devastated as I am about what's happening with Father Padraig

I moved to Pleasanton 10 years ago. I distinctly remember experiencing one of Father Padraig's sermons at St. Elizabeth...

Original post made by Jana on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Carlos, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 66 comments | 4965 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

This Pleasanton kitchen is a 'Gujarati Kitchen'

All her children wanted for Christmas was her recipes so they could savor a taste of home while away at college, recalled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:06 pm | 10 comments | 4962 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Drive, Stoneridge Creek now open

Traffic on newly-opened Stoneridge Drive moved smoothly Friday and over the weekend following a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Burt, on Nov 12, 2013 at 12:54 am | 22 comments | 4957 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shutdown continues to limit local services, programs

The federal government has been partially shut down for nearly a week, and throughout the Bay Area there are worries about...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 4949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone see the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS?

Did anyone see or hear about the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS last Wednesday night? It was full of sexual undertones, gay...

Original post made by Appalling on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by fhs senior, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:52 am | 63 comments | 4948 Views
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