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The writing on the wall

Not a day goes by in Pleasanton that someone doesn't discover graffiti scribed on a freeway underpass, stop sign, railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cassie, on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 9 comments | 5482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton home burglary nets more than $13,000

Precious metal, jewelry and electronics worth about $13,400 were reported stolen in a June 5 burglary at a home in the 7800...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 5482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board takes a closer look at E-10 school plans

The Pleasanton school board took a closer look at the planned E-10 school site, approved $831,000 for new student devices...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Karl Aitken , on May 14, 2020 at 2:20 pm | 9 comments | 5481 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Houston worthy successor to Pombo

The Weekly story on Guy Houston was a nice ode to his local roots but short on substance. He would be a worthy successor...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Vote No On Houston, on Jan 18, 2008 at 4:59 am | 3 comments | 5481 Views

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Schwarzenegger visits Shaklee for Earth Day

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger paid a visit to nutritional supplement producer Shaklee Corp. Wednesday afternoon under sunny...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 7 comments | 5481 Views

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Open house set for Swalwell's new Castro Valley office

Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) is celebrating his new district office in Castro Valley with an open house...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:27 pm | 10 comments | 5481 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UNCLE Credit Union announces one merger, planning another

Livermore-based UNCLE Credit Union recently announced that it has taken over one Stockton-based credit union and is considering...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Feb 2, 2018 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 5481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Search begins for new Pleasanton school superintendent

The search for Pleasanton school Superintendent John Casey's replacement was set in motion this week as the school board...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 1, 2009 at 1:01 am | 57 comments | 5480 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where will FORWARD take us

The Obama 2012 re-election campaign kicks off this weekend, with a new slogan: FORWARD Despite the fact that the Obama campaign...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 5480 Views

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Mom's best advice

I was sort of a rebellious teenager, which I am now ashamed of. My mom told me three things during that timeframe and I thought...

Original post made by Mom x 3 on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on May 11, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 5480 Views

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The community effort to 'Save Donlon Field'

Donlon Elementary parents recently held a rally to appeal to PUSD and raise awareness among the community about their desire...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Ashwin, on May 10, 2022 at 7:48 pm | 8 comments | 5480 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County supervisors send new sales tax proposal to November ballot

Alameda County residents will decide in November whether they want to pay an additional half-cent on top of the current 9.25%...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by James Michael, on Aug 5, 2020 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 5480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Layoffs are looming for Horizons daycare program

A long-time daycare program at Pleasanton Unified School District is facing staff cuts "due to lack of work and/or lack of...

Original post made on May. 20, 2021
Last comment by Peggy, on May 20, 2021 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 5479 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Driver dies after crashing off Mount Diablo roadway

A Danville woman died on Independence Day after her SUV went off Summit Road while coming down Mount Diablo and fell hundreds...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Carole Lee Manning, on Jul 7, 2020 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 5479 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing Lathrop 1-year-old safe; Pleasanton police find car used in abduction

An Amber Alert issued for a 1-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her father from her San Joaquin County home near...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 15 comments | 5479 Views

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Pleasanton hotel closing

I had rented a room at the Pleasanton Hotel for an event next month, today I was informed by a staff member that the property...

Original post made by Willis on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by canon lenses, on Aug 27, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 34 comments | 5477 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Preserves Neighborhood - Car Hits House

Does anyone know what happened in The Preserves on Laural Creek Drive either the evening of July 5 or the morning of July...

Original post made by Just Curious on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Other, on Jul 12, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 24 comments | 5477 Views

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Guest opinion

We are in one of the worst recessions in our nation's history. Many people have lost their jobs, their health insurance,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 9, 2010 at 9:45 am | 61 comments | 5476 Views

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Long-range planning under way for Pleasanton's 'last frontier'

The city's new East Pleasanton Specific Plan Task Force has started the process of determining how best to develop a 1,000-acre...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by June, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 5475 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County's DUI crackdown program named best in state

Avoid the 21, Alameda County's law enforcement crackdown on drunk driving, has been named best multi-jurisdictional effort...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Kafka-esque, on Jul 2, 2010 at 8:25 am | 4 comments | 5475 Views
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