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AROUND TOWN

Housing madness

A few weeks ago I posted about how ridiculous are housing market has become.I mentioned as evidence a 1500 sq ft older home...

Original post made by hoops on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Teach, on May 24, 2013 at 3:07 pm | 29 comments | 4428 Views

RESTAURANTS

Which Mexican food restaurant in town is the best?

After eating at all the local Mexican food restaurants, we have concluded that they are all very similar: bland food, so...

Original post made by Lee on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by S2, on Mar 13, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 14 comments | 4420 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton woman's retirement hobby turns into beautiful business

Pleasanton resident Remy Dato may be retired from her career as a principal scientist with Johnson & Johnson, but she certainly...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Ptown Mom, on Oct 3, 2014 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 4418 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teenager arrested after fight, stabbing at Pleasanton Taco Bell

An unidentified juvenile was arrested Wednesday evening after allegedly being involved in a fight with a peer that ended...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Oct 8, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 4418 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon cancels its popular July 4 fireworks show

San Ramon's traditional July 4 aerial fireworks display -- which grew tremendously popular year after year, especially as...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 27, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 5 comments | 4416 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police to get 3% raises in each of next 3 years

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association have accepted a new three-year contract, retroactive...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:51 pm | 43 comments | 4415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solicitors knew our kid's names and ages!

Today (5/27) two young men came around in Vintage Hills, soliciting college prep software. They stopped at many homes on...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:24 am | 28 comments | 4415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits pedestrian by Tawny Park - who knows anything?

Yesterday afternoon a pedestrian was hit by a car near the intersection of Tawny and Norton. It was hard to tell but it...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Chuck Bierdeman, on Dec 27, 2011 at 10:03 am | 14 comments | 4413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jun 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 99 comments | 4411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss governance handbook, winter water damage at tomorrow's meeting

The Pleasanton school board will discuss updating the handbook detailing its procedures, practices and responsibilities at...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dump Ahmadi Governing Board document, on Aug 22, 2016 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 4411 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Power outage affecting 1,200 has been restored

About 1,200 PG&E customers were without power for about an hour Friday afternoon in northern Pleasanton, according to the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2007
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 13, 2007 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 4411 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Tri Valley Babe Ruth All Stars 14s win championship

By Ron Dronkers The Tri Valley Babe Ruth All Star 14's beat Tallahassee, Florida 1-0 to earn the 2010 World Series Championship...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by baseballfan, on Sep 7, 2010 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 4409 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Italians are here

They say variety is the spice of life, but that does not seem to be true when it comes to cuisine in downtown Pleasanton....

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 13, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 9 comments | 4409 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

DeSaulnier announces run for Congress

It didn't take long for State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) to throw his hat in the ring for a bid to replace retiring...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Lawrence Antz, on Jan 16, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 4408 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cafe Main

This restaurant, which used to be Coffee Beans and Bistro, has high-quality food and coffee. I am impressed, my expectations...

Original post made by Joanna on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:27 am | 44 comments | 4407 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Builder scuttles $10-million waterpark at Shadow Cliffs

Plans for a multi-million-dollar California Splash waterpark that could have attracted tens of thousands of water enthusiasts...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 11, 2008 at 12:20 pm | 23 comments | 4407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to murder in Kate Steinle's death

An undocumented immigrant accused of fatally shooting Pleasanton native Kate Steinle at a San Francisco pier last week pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 10, 2015 at 2:35 pm | 12 comments | 4406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school sports face funding challenge

For years the biggest problem facing high school coaches in Pleasanton has been determining who will be the key players and...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Kirk, on May 24, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 6 comments | 4404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here we go again?

Seems Susan Su has opened another "University" in the same business park as the now defunct Tri Valley University. It is...

Original post made by AnotherShamUniversity? on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by sordid truth, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 10 comments | 4402 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA Last night was Date Night, so I took Mrs. Kendall to the movies, to see a chick-flick. I...

Original post made by DoUgLaS kEnDaLl on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Oct 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 4402 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
By Tim Hunt | 8 comments | 868 views

The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
By Tom Cushing | 38 comments | 793 views

Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 593 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

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