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AROUND TOWN

U-turns on main st.

Having a nice dinner at Strizzi's tonight while watching that 3way stop at st. Mary's and main st. Observed 2 vehicles make...

Original post made by Mal on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Year Round + Detension, on Aug 16, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 26 comments | 3779 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 3779 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Scammer bilks woman out of nearly $2,000

A con artist claiming to be the victim's grandson swindled a woman out of $1,900 last week, police reports said. The man...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 25, 2012 at 11:05 am | 14 comments | 3778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contra Costa County to close 4 fire stations after voters reject parcel tax measure

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve a plan to shutter four fire stations...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 11 comments | 3777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Glazer, Bonilla hold top spots in State Senate race

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer was the top vote-getter in the State Senate District 7 special primary yesterday but fell well...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by w ron sutton, on Mar 19, 2015 at 7:34 pm | 7 comments | 3777 Views

RESTAURANTS

Boched at Baci

Went to Baci for dinner and had yet another bad meal. The meal was very bland, barely warm. Also my companion's dinner...

Original post made by jackals on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by MeeToo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 26 comments | 3777 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 2: 680 SOUTH TOLL LANE CRISIS CONTINUES

Day 2 of the new 680 southbound toll lane over the Sunol Grade was no better than the first. Without any accidents or roadwork...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:52 am | 17 comments | 3776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simulation puts drunk driving into real-time perspective

It may have only been a simulation, but the faces of high school students who watched the events unfold told it all. Their...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by -, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 3775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge extension

Is the Stoneridge extension scheduled to be done??...

Original post made by hoops on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Icantbelieveit, on Nov 6, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 13 comments | 3775 Views

RESTAURANTS

FALSE ADVERTISING BY STRAW HAT ON HOPYARD

Last week, a full page, color ad came out advertising a 50 year celebration at Straw Hat, where they were rolling the prices...

Original post made by Upset in P-Town on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by deedee, on Jan 27, 2010 at 9:47 am | 24 comments | 3775 Views

AROUND TOWN

36-home Valley Trails project wins Planning Commission's approval in 3-2 vote

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted 3-2 last week to approve a plan by Ponderosa Homes to buy and tear down the financially...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Apr 29, 2017 at 9:14 am | 50 comments | 3774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district receives one-time windfall from state

The Pleasanton school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11284...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on May 24, 2013 at 11:09 am | 30 comments | 3772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD: Seniors only need register once for parcel tax exemption

Pleasanton school district's administration has addressed one of the objections to its $98 parcel tax measure, known as Measure...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2011 at 9:24 am | 37 comments | 3771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to meet again June 16 to consider controversial East Side land use plans

The Pleasanton City Council will meet next Tuesday to take action on pending plans for developing 1,100 acres of the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 3770 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Helping rookie teen drivers

I saw this post at WearyParent.com about keeping new teen drivers safe and thought it was interesting. The idea is to identify...

Original post made by jill on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by , on Jun 18, 2007 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 3770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Falling tax revenue concerns Pleasanton officials

Pleasanton's Finance Director Dave Culver warned the City Council Tuesday that lower tax revenues could hamper the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 71 comments | 3768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hills center getting a makeover

It's a work in progress, but the Vintage Hills Shopping Center, often called somewhat of an eyesore by residents, is getting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Mary Deggelman, on May 17, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 18 comments | 3767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council takes bold step in $17.7 million pay-down of pension liabilities

The Pleasanton City Council took a bold step this month in voting to pay down the city's total unfunded pension-related liabilities...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Jul 6, 2015 at 7:52 am | 22 comments | 3767 Views

RESTAURANTS

STACEY'S ON MAIN

WE TRIED STACEYS ON MAIN STREET, WE ENJOYED THE FOOD, THE SERVICE WAS MINIMAL. WE WAITED FOR OUR COCKTAILS UNTIL THE WAITRESS...

Original post made by LIZ ANYA on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:05 am | 16 comments | 3766 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tightening home mortgage rules hitting self-employed hardest

In a blow to hundreds—probably thousands—of breadwinners in Pleasanton who successfully operate their own businesses,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 15 comments | 3765 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
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