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Pedestrian struck, killed by ACE train at Santa Rita Road rail crossing Friday night

A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train last night at the Santa Rita Road rail crossing...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Stacy, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:26 pm | 5 comments | 4582 Views

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Seating at First Wednesday Events

I noticed at the First Wednesday events that people buying beer or wine and watching the entertainment are not provided...

Original post made by TerBern on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by PearfBrew, on Sep 12, 2010 at 6:33 am | 13 comments | 4581 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Is Mr. Fialho fleeing a sinking ship?

As a member of the academic community, I have many friends on school boards, both local and nearby. As a Pleasanton resident,...

Original post made by Carolyn Thomas on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Apr 5, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 10 comments | 4581 Views

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Not a single story about the healthcare disaster?

The silence is deafening....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:52 am | 101 comments | 4575 Views

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Council to vote on downtown guidelines at special meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will consider new rules governing entertainment in the city's downtown district at a special...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 15 comments | 4551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to consider longer school year at its meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board tonight will consider extending the school year, possibly beginning classes in mid-August or...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 24 comments | 4549 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

"War on Kids" documentary

I met a nice young man on Ebay who has been buying up some of my "vinyl" record collection. He is a psychology student in...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 4547 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

The library is looking for volunteers

Pleasanton Public Library needs volunteers for its Homebound Service, which provides homebound residents with library books,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by To answer your question, on Aug 27, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 4546 Views

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loitering at Home Depot

I am a long time resident of Pleasanton. I went to Lydikson Elementery, Wells Intermediate Middle school,and graduated from...

Original post made by Tony on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by justice, on Jan 15, 2011 at 9:37 am | 34 comments | 4545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote Yes on Measure E

The sample ballot and voter information pamphlet on Measure E, the school district' proposed $98 a year parcel tax, has been...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 25, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 175 comments | 4538 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Have you signed up for 'Good Reads?'

On average more than 170,000 books are published annually in the U.S. It makes the task of keeping up with new titles seems...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Trudy, on Sep 10, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 4537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Keep class sizes low in Pleasanton

Hi everyone, a few people asked me to post this as a stand alone topic so here we go! I hope as a community we can make...

Original post made by Christina Hicks on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by retired citizen, on May 22, 2011 at 10:31 am | 44 comments | 4534 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'll be reading this to our family before Thanksgiving dinner: "The Real Meaning of Thanksgiving"

You won't learn this from our public school teachers, our textbooks, our American mainstream media. The Real Meaning...

Original post made by Brad on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 2, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 184 comments | 4513 Views

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2 candidates qualify for special Pleasanton City Council race May 7, 2 others may be ready to file

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Fred Watson, on Mar 4, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 33 comments | 4505 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Entire topic disappeared -- why?

Dear editor/publisher - About 45 minutes ago, when I checked the Topic List for the Pleasanton Weekly Town Square Forum,...

Original post made by Why?? on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Harry, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:14 am | 15 comments | 4504 Views

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Livermore, Sandia lab workers won't get back pay

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 7,500 at the Livermore and Sandia national...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 20 comments | 4501 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bowser losing in bid for County Superintendent of Schools post

Karen Monroe, associate county superintenden and the only current Alameda County Office of Education employee in the race,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:10 am | 9 comments | 4498 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SEC alleges $40M Ponzi scheme involving Pleasanton businessman

A Pleasanton man has been implicated in a $40-million Ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Trisha, on Jun 17, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 36 comments | 4488 Views

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Alameda County Fair announces concert lineup

Representatives of the Alameda County Fair have announced the lineup for the 2014 "Big O Tires Concert Series." Read the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 26, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 4 comments | 4482 Views

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Calendar change, security highlight concerns of Pleasanton school board candidates at TV30 forum

The recent Pleasanton schools calendar change, security on school campuses and teacher tenure were some of the issues talked...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 30 comments | 4482 Views
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