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Opera star pulls a 'Candid Camera'

What if your waiter suddenly launched into an aria? This is exactly what happened recently when baritone Eugene Brancoveanu,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ryan, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1944 Views

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Fiscal sanity spreads to Palo Alto

"Palo Alto's largest union agrees to pay freeze City Council extends its contract with the SEIU; agreement includes salary...

Original post made by Trending toward responsible on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Public Worker, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:56 am | 20 comments | 1944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who is Jeff Durban of Pleasanton?

Wow! This was a witty and fun submission to the Mercury News by Jeff Durban of Pleasanton regarding the new Toll Lane and...

Original post made by Lincoln on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 7 comments | 1944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let's chip in to the Holiday Fund

Walking the downtown streets last Friday during the Pleasanton Downtown Association's "Magical Holiday Evening" and again...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 2, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Opinion

For more than two years, the City Council has wrestled with housing issues not of the current council's making. Like all...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dianna, on Jan 7, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 1944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amber proclaimed as Pleasanton's 'Ambassadog'

The Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday formally proclaimed Amber, a 15-year-old Corgi-shepherd mix who is part of the local...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by To a dog lover from another, on May 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 1944 Views

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RECYCLE WOES

The new recycling program is in full swing and so are the flies that hover around my food recycling container. A swarthy...

Original post made by little m on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 20, 2009 at 7:20 am | 14 comments | 1943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Have an opinion on Shadow Cliffs? Come to a scoping meeting May 4

The East Bay Regional Park District is in the process of making a new land use plan for Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 5, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 1943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton in top 100 of Money Magazine 'best cities' survey

Money Magazine, in its annual survey of the best places to live in the U.S., ranks Pleasanton 63rd nationally and third in...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:36 am | 8 comments | 1943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton neighborhoods to join in National Night Out festivities tonight

National Night Out is taking place tonight in Pleasanton neighborhoods that are holding block parties to raise crime awareness...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Don't know about that, on Aug 4, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 10 comments | 1943 Views

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Remembering Derek with arts display case at the high school

Derek Allen, 22, was going out for sushi on a bicycle in San Francisco a year ago when he was struck and killed by a muni...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Helena, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 1943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity in Charter Oaks on 9/1/2009

Does anyone know what was the purpose for police activity on 9/1/2009 Kamp/Maple Leaf intersection? Stopped pickup, 4 teenagers,...

Original post made by member on Sep. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1943 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Replace Jerry McNerney

We need jobs. We need a new direction. Let's replace Jerry McNerney David Harmer - CA 11 is Running Against Insider Incumbent...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Sep 16, 2010 at 2:12 am | 33 comments | 1942 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's "Jobs Bill:" Discussion of candidate's 'job history' during interview may be off-limits (!)

Imagine that. The most valid predictor of a candidate's success potential on the job is to learn of their job history. But...

Original post made by Amy on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 1942 Views

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Does anybody know anything about the new butcher shop that is opening downtown?

This could be a great addition to downtown and I'm really looking forward to the fresh meat and fish. Does anyobdy know anything...

Original post made by BigMac34 on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by SEO SOFTWARE, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 11 comments | 1942 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 1941 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell named to party leadership post

Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) was appointed last week to a key leadership post within his party, as Democrat...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Dec 11, 2016 at 9:35 am | 7 comments | 1941 Views

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Schwarzenegger sets March 30 as day to honor Vietnam vets

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined Assemblyman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) at the Twentynine Palms Marine Base to sign...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Julie Nickels Schau, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 1941 Views

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City planners OK rezoning 19 more acres in Hacienda Business Park for housing

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has recommended that two large commercially-zoned properties in Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Keep asking Good Questions, on Oct 19, 2009 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 1941 Views

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State park advocates argue against proposed cuts, closings

Advocates of California's state park system packed a budget conference committee meeting in Sacramento this week to argue...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jun 9, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1941 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 529 views