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Niles canyon

Does anybody know if Niles Canyon open? I read construction road work is coming. I want to get to Mowry and 880..the fabulous...

Original post made by Niles Canyon on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Becky n' Alex, on Nov 28, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1422 Views

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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 | 1422 Views

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Redcoats' petition for longer weeknight entertainment hours goes before Planning Commission tonight

Mari Kennard, the owner of downtown Pleasanton's Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant, will ask the Planning Commission tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 19, 2009 at 8:39 am | 7 comments | 1422 Views

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Weekly, pleasantonweekly.com win top awards in statewide competition

The Pleasanton Weekly won the prestigious first-place award in the Public Service category among all state weekly newspapers...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:13 am | 4 comments | 1422 Views

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Planning Commissioners OK homes near Foothill High

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has voted unanimously to approve development of four custom home lots on Foothill Road,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on May 5, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 14 comments | 1422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote No on G!

I will be voting no on G. G is a measure put forth by the teachers union to preserve pay increases in a recession. It is...

Original post made by Citizen on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 8 comments | 1421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who paid for all those Yes on G signs?

It is interesting to see all the Yes on G signs around town. These are not cheap hand-painted grass-roots signs stapled to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bel, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 1421 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama now says unemployment will go over 10%!!!

President Obama told us that if the 787 billion stimulus passed unemployment could be contained below 8%. It already is...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 17, 2009 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 1421 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 | 1421 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spread the word. Thanksgiving is the TRIUMPH of Capitalism over Socialism. (Not taught in public schools.)

I challenge you to tell your family and any guests you may have at Thanksgiving what the real meaning of Thanksgiving is....

Original post made by MaryAnn on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 26, 2009 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 1421 Views

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Prop. 8 sponsors file appeal arguing trial judge 'invented' right to same-sex marriage

The sponsors of California's Proposition 8 have urged a federal appeals court in San Francisco to uphold the ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 1421 Views

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Li gets 34 years to life for Dublin custody battle murder

Mei Li, 58, was sentenced today to 34 years to life in state prison for her role in the murder of a 91-year-old woman in...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 30, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 6 comments | 1421 Views

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Summer Wine Stroll set for tomorrow downtown

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's Summer Wine Stroll is set for 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, during which more than 30 downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Dgilbreth, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Republican AGAINST measure G

A recent posting online complained that he/she was a republican who was voting for measure G because he/she HAD NO CHOICE,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by for Katie, on May 26, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 1420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opportunity for Girls in Grades 7-10 and their Parents

Hi, I just heard about this and thought I'd pass it along. Looks great! February 27th 2010 Dare 2B Digital, a Conference...

Original post made by Karen P on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by LK, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be mostly sunny today. High temperatures in the mid 90s and west winds of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by What..., on Jun 19, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1420 Views

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Major work on Bay Bridge's eastern span may be completed today

Construction on the Bay Bridge's new eastern span is reaching "another historic occasion" as workers finish the compaction...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Empty Pockets, on May 7, 2012 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1420 Views

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2.1 earthquake hits near Oakland

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Alameda County near...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mitch Thompson, on Aug 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

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Volunteer for the CHP senior program

The California Highway Patrol's Senior Volunteer Program provides seniors an opportunity to make definitive contributions...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 1420 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BANG!

Did anyone hear a bang last night in the vintage hills area. It was just one pop but it was loud!...

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 29, 2010 at 12:52 am | 2 comments | 1420 Views
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