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Stretch of Valley Avenue reopened after police chase ends in crash

Pleasanton police briefly closed part of Valley Avenue this afternoon after the driver of an allegedly stolen truck led officers...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by mike moreno, on Jun 10, 2016 at 9:24 am | 5 comments | 5308 Views

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Union members heading to downtown Pleasanton this morning to start protest march to Castlewood Country Club

Union demonstrators are heading to Pleasanton this morning to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of unionized workers...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 63 comments | 5306 Views

SPORTS

Summertime is swim meet time at clubs all over town

"Swimmers: Take your mark." That's the sound of summer at swim clubs all over Pleasanton as kids ages 4 to 18 grip their...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Happy parent, on Aug 1, 2011 at 11:20 am | 15 comments | 5304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charity worker nabbed for Pleasanton bank robbery

Pleasanton police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a local Washington Mutual bank branch. Masala James, 39, of...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by clyde barrow, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 5301 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 | 5301 Views

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Nurses at San Ramon Regional, other Tenet-owned hospitals voting on new 4-year contract

Registered nurses at six Tenet Health hospitals from Northern to Southern California, including at San Ramon Regional Medical...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:26 pm | 5 comments | 5301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More funding cuts may loom for Pleasanton school district

With state revenues about $600 million less than conservative estimates for July and August, the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by As the world turns, on Oct 9, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 62 comments | 5297 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 | 5293 Views

SPORTS

50th ABC Basketball Tourney - Don Underwood Special Guest

The Amador Basketball Classic Tournament is celebrating it's 50th year! This is a very special ABC Tournament and will be...

Original post made by AmadorNews on Dec. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5293 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5292 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Balazo restaurant couple sentenced for tax evasion, other charges

Marino Sandoval and his wife Nicole, the Pleasanton couple who owned and ran the El Balazo restaurants in Pleasanton, Danville,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jimmy McGill, on Jan 5, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 36 comments | 5284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home Depot security officer knocked down by car as woman flees with power toools

A Home Depot security officer was run down by the driver of a car in the Pleasanton store's parking lot last night as he...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 5284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court reduces convicton of man's killing of 14-year-old Foothill High student to 2nd degree murder

A state appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday upheld a jury's determination that a 14-year-old Pleasanton girl was murdered...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 5284 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressman Swalwell reflects on priorities for new term

His third term in the House of Representatives is already shaping up to look quite different for Eric Swalwell. 2017 brings...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Carema, on Mar 1, 2017 at 5:52 pm | 42 comments | 5283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in Pleasanton school classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 27, 2013 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 5282 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 | 5282 Views

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Pleasanton Council rezones 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted 3-2 last night to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 67 comments | 5280 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Merger likely to keep ValleyCare afloat

ValleyCare Health System will likely merge with a larger hospital group in the near future to provide long-term financial...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by blind leading the blind, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 15 comments | 5280 Views

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Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 2, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 5279 Views

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Mayor Hosterman/Wal-Mart

In a recent Mayor's report, Mayor Hosterman commented on the possible explanation of a Legislative action vs. a Ministerial...

Original post made by Pete on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mrs. B, on Feb 9, 2012 at 11:16 am | 112 comments | 5278 Views
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Feeding the hungry in Alameda County
By Jeb Bing | 7 comments | 369 views