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AROUND TOWN

Chase gets OK to demolish Santa Rita shopping center for new bank

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by J.P. Morgan Chase to tear down the aging Santa Rita Junction Shopping...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 31 comments | 4721 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Jobs' - Gets the look right in production design, casting

"Jobs," a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, gets the look right in its production design and its casting, a point...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 4719 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chamber to host speakers advocating tax increases at its Wednesday forum

Art Dao, executive director of the Alameda County Transportation Commission and Kevin Walthers, president of Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native , on Oct 8, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 4719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 3 comments | 4718 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body found stuffed into trash can, left along Dublin Canyon Road

A body was found stuffed into trash can this morning, according to Pleasanton police who are investigating the discovery. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2012 at 10:21 am | 13 comments | 4718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda court rules Overstock.com guilty of false advertising

An Alameda County Superior Court judge has found internet retailer Overstock.com engaged in false advertising and unlawful...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 27, 2014 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 4717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 4716 Views

AROUND TOWN

A true 'living history' lesson

I've always loved flying in airplanes, since I was a little girl. So when asked if I wanted to go on a flight in a World...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Red Baron lives on, on Jun 1, 2015 at 4:09 pm | 11 comments | 4715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents - please stop speeding in student parking lots

Dear Amador Speeding Parent, On Wednesday morning, my daughter and a friend were nearly hit by you after you dropped off...

Original post made by Worried Amador parent on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by CHOLO, on Jan 25, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 27 comments | 4713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earthquake, fire emergency preparedness class Tuesday

The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will be providing a free Personal Emergency Preparedness class in the multipurpose...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 27, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 4711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Angry , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 4710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police log: Sneaker sales lead to fight

A fight over the new Air Jordan sneakers at Stoneridge Shopping Center has led to a felony charge of criminal threats against...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Gollum, on Mar 20, 2012 at 7:21 pm | 7 comments | 4710 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor names Jerry Pentin to replace Anne Fox on Planning Commission

Anne Fox, a member of the city Planning Commission for the last 5-1/2 years, was booted off the commission Tuesday night...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by my turn, on Apr 11, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 50 comments | 4709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. Williams Says Farewell

It’s { Been} a wonderful life! A personal history and a letter of gratitude to the Pleasanton community.....it has been...

Original post made by Sherry Williams on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie K's mom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 16 comments | 4708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council OKs 3 multi-million-dollar corporate projects

The Pleasanton City Council approved three major business developments Tuesday that will cost millions of dollars to build,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by conerned about water, on May 23, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 11 comments | 4706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

West Grand Boulevard at Concerts in the Park tonight

Thousands will fill downtown's Lions Wayside and Delucchi parks tonight to hear the classic soul and Motown hits by West...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 4705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation

I attended the Foothill graduation ceremony on Friday night and was very disappointed in the behavior of students, faculty...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Senior Parent 2012, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:17 am | 37 comments | 4701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Slashes Instructional Time for Students in Secret

PUSD sent home a muddled barely readable letter that is difficult to interpret, but some say that they are cutting instructional...

Original post made by What? on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by jake, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 83 comments | 4698 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Domus to close Pleasanton store next Thursday

Domus, a popular downtown gift and housewares store, will close next Thursday, July 31 after nearly 10 years of doing business...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 1, 2008 at 6:58 am | 16 comments | 4696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Little Rock Nine' member visits Harvest Park

One of the members of the "Little Rock Nine" that were involved in desegregating a high school in that Arkansas city 57 years...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 4695 Views
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