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AROUND TOWN

To "Some" Dog Owners........

I have noticed an increased number of dog owners who walk their dogs past my home and allow the dogs to urinate/poop on my...

Original post made by Frustrated! on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by ron, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 60 comments | 5139 Views

SPORTS

Much in common for new football coaches at Amador Valley, Livermore high schools

It's not often everything feels right in the world and with the uncertainty of the world in general, finding escapes, even...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Teri Bush, on Mar 30, 2016 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 5138 Views

AROUND TOWN

3 candidates vying for 2 Pleasanton Council seats in November election

Two incumbents and the chairman of the city Planning Commission have launched campaigns to win two open seats on the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Jul 1, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 19 comments | 5138 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 7 comments | 5137 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smell raises big stink across parts of Pleasanton Thursday

That pungent smell that was wafting across Pleasanton Thursday was nothing more than compost being put down by parks workers...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 20 comments | 5136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Arby's robbed last night

Arby's restaurant located at 5900 Owens Dr. was robbed last night by a man who approached the counter and demanded money. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Big Yawn, on Jan 25, 2014 at 9:32 am | 23 comments | 5135 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Money-saving tips for seniors

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lisa , on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 5132 Views

RESTAURANTS

2 more restaurants open in Safeway's Gateway Center

Baja Fresh opened its second Pleasanton restaurant this week, joining Bagel Street Cafe at the Valley Avenue side of the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:10 am | 7 comments | 5131 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 | 5130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Purple pipes are coming to Pleasanton

We've all tried to predict the weather. But the fact is, even with all our technology and weather-predicting gadgets, we...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 11, 2015 at 5:36 pm | 13 comments | 5130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 5128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Immigration arrests made at area El Balazo restaurants

Agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) searched area El Balazo restaurants, including the Hopyard...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 15, 2008 at 6:12 am | 149 comments | 5128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off and running: Oak Tree horse racing at the County Fair through July 5

Oak Tree Racing, now in its second year partnering with the Alameda County Fair and the California Authority of Racing Fairs...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Christine , on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 5125 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton author pens allergen-conscious cookbook

Pleasanton resident Christina Gray decided she needed to learn all she could about food allergies, and she spent the next...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Lisa C, on Jan 31, 2015 at 12:57 am | 7 comments | 5123 Views

AROUND TOWN

400 seniors at Amador Valley High must retake AP tests due to 'irregulaties'

Nearly 400 Amador Valley High School students will have to retake the Advanced Placement exams next week due to testing irregularities,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by A Student , on May 31, 2014 at 12:33 am | 33 comments | 5122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 5120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ruegsegger to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Former Pleasanton school board member Kathleen Ruegsegger, at one time an executive assistant to superintendents in both...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 5120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton names Capt. Dave Spiller as its new police chief

Capt. David Spiller was named Pleasanton's new police chief today, succeeding former Chief Mike Fraser, who retired last...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by citizensofPleasantonpolicereviewboard, on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 38 comments | 5119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major apartment project for Bernal-Stanley goes to Pleasanton Council Aug. 6

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a public hearing Aug. 6 to consider a developer's bid to build a 345-apartment unit...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mcdaddy, on Aug 20, 2013 at 9:54 am | 51 comments | 5117 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 | 5116 Views
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Media malpractice
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
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