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Cat crisis: TVAR in urgent need of kitten fosters

Kitten season came late this year and all the cats became pregnant at the same time, resulting in a kitty crisis. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by MrsJJHH, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 5441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police briefly lock down Lydiksen Elementary

Pleasanton's Lydiksen Elementary School was put on lockdown briefly Wednesday afternoon as police searched for a potentially...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sal Skidvinski , on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 5441 Views

SPORTS

Services to be held Saturday for Coach Brian Chinn

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for popular Little League baseball coach Brian Chinn, who died March...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Petra, on Apr 9, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 5439 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Erlene DeMarcus

Erlene DeMarcus is a recognized transportation expert who has spent a career working for the betterment of our community. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by to Question, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 24 comments | 5439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by HS , on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 46 comments | 5438 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WWII veteran turns 100 in Pleasanton

Lanthey Pepares, a veteran who served during World War II, celebrated his 100th birthday at the Veterans Memorial Building...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Lajoy Hauser, on May 6, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 7 comments | 5436 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No Apology from a weak, spineless president

Obama's inability to acknowledge his thoughtless, racist remark regarding the arrest of prof. Gates is foreshadowed in his...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Liberal, on Aug 1, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 40 comments | 5434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blackhawk Plaza -- 25 years later

Nearly 25 years ago, rumors of gold-plated grocery carts began spreading through the Tri-Valley as Blackhawk Plaza welcomed...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 21, 2016 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 5433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pickering quitting Alameda County Fair post to take top job at Cal Expo

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by D, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 6 comments | 5432 Views

AROUND TOWN

New homes vs. old house on Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton city planning staff and Ponderosa Homes will ask the City Council tomorrow to allow the construction of 12...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Fredrick, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 5432 Views

RESTAURANTS

Handles Gastropub moving into Pleasanton Hotel

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close Sunday with a new restaurant to replace it...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mort, on Jan 16, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 5432 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teacher dismissal bill heads to governor

A bill that would reform the dismissal appeal process for certificated employees is being sent to Governor Jerry Brown for...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 13 comments | 5432 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 5430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers are not appreciated

I am amazed at how people are quick to blame teachers for the problems in the state budget , the failing of our education...

Original post made by Bernard on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Simone, on Jul 14, 2011 at 8:53 am | 78 comments | 5429 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Broadway star to shine in 'A Chorus Line'

A five-six-seven-eight! Pacific Repertory Theatre opens its production of "A Chorus Line" tonight at the Firehouse Arts Center,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by ellennacey, on May 26, 2014 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 5426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

27 positions on possible chopping block in Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to send notices of possible layoff for 27 full-time positions, fewer than expected...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:34 am | 107 comments | 5425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police officers association launch gift drive

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and the Pleasanton Police Officers Association is again giving back to the community...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 5420 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miley talks up taxes, regulations and still gets loud applause

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley told members of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton last week that they may have to pay more...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hotslide, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:57 am | 11 comments | 5419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 5417 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for 'anti-Christian mall disturbance' to appear in court again Thursday

Deputy District Attorney Ronda Theisen requested the bail for Abdul Walid Hamid stay at $27,000 as the 22-year-old man was...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Piglet-U93, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:54 am | 50 comments | 5414 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
By Tom Cushing | 25 comments | 606 views

Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 483 views

Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 90 views