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Sales tax measure is back, and just might pass

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to place a transportation sales tax increase measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by enough already, on Jul 16, 2014 at 10:37 am | 62 comments | 5151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brown to sign $8-billion high-speed rail bill today in San Francisco

Gov. Jerry Brown will be in San Francisco later today to sign the High-Speed Rail funding bill at one of the bullet train...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 19, 2012 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 5144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland man seized early today with stolen goods

An Oakland man was arrested early this morning by Pleasanton police with stolen goods taken from cars parked on Fairfield...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:19 am | 9 comments | 5136 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill remembers JoAnn Koobatian

The Foothill High School campus is a sea of pink this week as students, faculty and parents pay tribute to to the school's...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Rusty Kransky, on Oct 28, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 9 comments | 5130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member's wife on union team

At first glance, it might seem like a conflict of interest that Pleasanton school board member Jeff Bowser and his wife are...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by woody, on Feb 27, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 105 comments | 5128 Views

SPORTS

Foothill Basketball

Foothill's basketball team is going to be great this year! The Coach must be doing a great job in improving the team's...

Original post made by BasketBall Fan on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:39 am | 33 comments | 5122 Views

RESTAURANTS

New British pub opens downtown

You don't have to cross the pond for authentic British fare anymore. A new pub that recently opened downtown offers anything...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Silly Bugger, on Mar 25, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 52 comments | 5120 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unfunded pensions

Residents...I received this information via an email last week. Pleasanton has a reputation for responsible fiscal management...

Original post made by Concerned about hidden debt on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Lois Lipps, on Jul 16, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 102 comments | 5118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No mattter which side you're on, this is scary

"Schools send out hundreds of preliminary pink slips" http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_17612643?nclick_check=1 The...

Original post made by P\'town parent on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Mar 22, 2011 at 11:58 am | 74 comments | 5112 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to the "Guy on the bike"?

Growing up in Pleasanton, it was hard not to notice our own icon, the "Guy on the bike". This guy, was out daily riding...

Original post made by ptownright on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bike Guy Revisited, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:46 am | 51 comments | 5111 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water outlook more positive for Tri-Valley

With drought concerns at the forefront statewide after the governor's emergency proclamation last week, current water availability...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by FactChecker, on Feb 7, 2014 at 1:12 am | 7 comments | 5110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domus Closing Again?

There are signs in the window saying that the store is closing. What's up with that? Domus is a wonderful store, what a...

Original post made by downtown shopper on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by gary, on Sep 19, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 45 comments | 5108 Views

SPORTS

Parking fees to rise to $3 Jan. 26 at BART stations serving Pleasanton

Parking fees will jump to $3 a day Jan. 26 at the two BART stations serving Pleasanton - West Dublin/Pleasanton next to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by What, No Ebonics?, on Jan 13, 2015 at 10:20 am | 32 comments | 5104 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Four decades of cutting with care

Pleasanton barbershop owner Cosmo Panetta is celebrating more than 40 years in the business of making men, women, and children...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Gloria fredette, on Feb 21, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 8 comments | 5104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs Asian Gateway center on Pleasanton's east side

The Pleasanton City Council last night approved the construction of a multi-million-dollar, Asian-focused retail and office...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Mar 6, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 14 comments | 5101 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Seeking to Form A Women's Group

I've been wanting to form a casual women's group that can meet once a month or every other week at a member's home in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Pat on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pat, West of Foothill, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 5098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents push for principal's return

An email from School Board President Jeff Bowser did little to dissuade a group of advocates from attending Tuesday night's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 14, 2013 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 5098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board awaits data on principal's ouster

More than five weeks ago, Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh was placed on paid administrative leave, but an anonymous source...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by reality, on Dec 18, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 13 comments | 5096 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Lincoln'

To many, British-born actor Daniel Day-Lewis represents the pinnacle of thespian prowess. Director Steven Spielberg is considered...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:57 am | 12 comments | 5083 Views
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