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Starbucks wins city's OK for a stand-alone kiosk in Rose Pavilion

Starbucks, which just opened its new Starbucks Evening coffee house on Pleasanton's Main Street, won approval last week for...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Like, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1373 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bob Butler, Margene Gerton Rivara to be honored tonight with Patriot awards

If Pleasanton is the "City of Planned Progress," Bob Butler can be credited with helping to make it so through his decades...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by West side Observer, on Apr 25, 2016 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flu keeping students out of school

Many Pleasanton students were out sick this past week after reporting flu-like symptoms. Although the county shows no "documented"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by mom of 3rd grader, on Oct 27, 2009 at 7:55 am | 6 comments | 1372 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rowdy protesters overrun health care meetings

From: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/05/MNTG194BU2.DTL&tsp=1 "More than 500 people packed a...

Original post made by Stacey on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 28 comments | 1372 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fox News is to journalism what professional wrestling is to sport

You know how you can tell that Fox News Channel is a wingnut propaganda outfit? They collectively behave like whiny victims...

Original post made by Steven Y on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 25 comments | 1372 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

One-Third of Occupiers Were Spoiled Rich Kids from Elite Universities

According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy...

Original post made by Bather on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by whatsup, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 1372 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Food Stamp Recipient Kids Being Fattened Up with Tax Payer Money?

According to the US Census Bureau, since 1996, more children are living in poverty today than in 1996 while the number of...

Original post made by Anti Government Waste on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Holiday Shorts: A Long Winter's Tale' tonight

Creatures of Impulse will stage "Holiday Shorts: A Long Winter's Tale" tonight at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 3, at the Firehouse...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by ptownmomma, on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area agency bans use of wood burning fireplaces again today

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, prompting a local agency...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by lucky australian, on Dec 19, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 1372 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Realtors concerned about housing, climate change laws

Prospective home buyers and sellers are breathing sighs of relief after Pleasanton Housing Commissioner Dave Stark explained...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 4, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 14 comments | 1372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti is increasing. How can we stop it?

Graffiti is on the increase in Pleasanton. As citizens, we need to work together to deter/stop it asap. The youths that...

Original post made by FoP on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by App fan, on Feb 2, 2010 at 8:48 am | 4 comments | 1372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Split the kids up in High School or not?

I have two children very close in age that fight a lot. Should I send one to Amador (freshman this year) and one to Foothill...

Original post made by Werner Klemperer on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by sarah, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:11 am | 15 comments | 1371 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"

Forty Years ago today, at 1:17:40 pm PDT, the Eagle landed at Tranquility Base, Moon. Several hours later, Neil Armstrong...

Original post made by P-Towner on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by NASA Fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1371 Views

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More Public Employee Union Gargage

This is simply disgusting. While it may be legal, it is absolutely ethically wrong. How can this be happening? It is...

Original post made by Angry on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Tango, on Sep 29, 2011 at 2:12 am | 2 comments | 1371 Views

AROUND TOWN

NCS may ban aluminum bats at local schools

The North Coast Section of the California Interscholastic Federation may consider banning metal baseball bats when it meets...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Baseball family, on May 6, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 9 comments | 1371 Views

AROUND TOWN

China daily newspapers

Hey, what's with the Chinese newspapers being dumped in our driveways around town, Is there a takeover coming that I wasn't...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Nov 15, 2012 at 8:30 am | 5 comments | 1371 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1371 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obama's Response to Fort Hood

Linda Chavez who writes for the Commentary, nailed the administration's offhanded response to an apparent terrorist attack. "We...

Original post made by American Guy on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 6, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 6 comments | 1371 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal agency awards $12 million to state for rental aid to disabled low-income tenants

Federal housing and health officials have awarded $12 million to the California Housing Financing Agency to offer rental...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tea is best, on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton student wins $175,000 for science experiment

For some reason this hasn't hit the PW yet. http://www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12512749 Note that this student's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Jun 6, 2009 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1370 Views
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Public agencies lining up bond measures
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