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AROUND TOWN

WHAT IS WRONG WITH SANTA RITA SAFEWAY?

Ever since Safeway was acquired by Albertson's there have been big changes at this store. There is ONLY one cashier in the...

Original post made by sknywench on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by LP, 2 minutes ago | 1 comment | 28 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District May Reconsider "Modified Lite" Calendar

Just read in the Independent that PUSD Board will take a second look a revising the calendar. Sorry, no link on the Independents...

Original post made by Susie on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Fingers crossed, 35 minutes ago | 2 comments | 103 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Girl, 9, accidentally kills Uzi instructor. Too young for guns?

"The accidental shooting death Monday of an Arizona firearms instructor showing a 9-year-old girl how to shoot an Uzi submachine...

Original post made by Damon on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Quickdraw M., 39 minutes ago | 21 comments | 337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing next Tuesday on city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing next Tuesday evening to consider approving its new Housing Element, a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, 47 minutes ago | 8 comments | 747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mr. Schmitt and his Neighbors

So the neighbors in Rosepointe don't want him to add on a second story. He can get away with it just as the former owners...

Original post made by Rules? Who needs rules? on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Neighbors have property rights too, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canadian Geese

Just like clock work every morning and evening, a "V' Formation of honking geese fly overhead. Does anyone know what they...

Original post made by Pat on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Malc Williams, 2 hours ago | 20 comments | 12165 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Misfired Hamas Rocket Kills 10 Children-

From http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/debate/columnists/lynne-coates-why-hamas-are-winning-propaganda-war-in-gaza-1-6799176 Lynne...

Original post made by Hamas Tries to Blame Israel on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by The Reasons the Hamas Rocket killed 10 children, 2 hours ago | 20 comments | 249 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 How come my kid didn't get one??? , 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 185 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 Pololo Mololo, 5 hours ago | 14 comments | 2711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Modified Lite Calendar on Sept. 9 Board Meeting Agenda

I just read on the front page of The Independent, "Pleasanton School District May Reconsider 'Modified Lite' Calendar. ...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 48 Views

RESTAURANTS

Beer, wine garden on tap before Planning Commission tonight

A picturesque two story building on lower Main Street that was built in 1938 as an upscale family home is about to become...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by George, 7 hours ago | 33 comments | 2635 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Liar, Liar, Pants on fire!

Excellent! A caring gentleman is using his retirement time and money to inform Californians on the genuine critical condition...

Original post made by Caring Californian on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Caring Californian, 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Area teacher threatens to stab/shoot students with on-line Twitter rants; Gets only a written reprimand

How come when a union-protected teacher Mrs. Hodges (editor's note: teacher is from the Newark school district) on the internet...

Original post made by unions need to go on Aug. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 65 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lowe's to pay $1.6 million in settlement for mislabeled building materials

Lowe's Home Centers was ordered to pay a $1.6 million settlement in a California consumer protection action for allegations...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by fix the mislabeling, 9 hours ago | 4 comments | 343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fremont Bank to mark 50th anniversary with Fairgrounds fireworks

Fremont Bank will light up the night sky Sept. 3 in celebration of its 50th Anniversary. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/28/fremont-bank-to-ma...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Happy Local, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Supt Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges-Could Go to Jail and Pay $100,000 fine

According to http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/08/21/70617.htm , Superintendent Manuel Paul could have to pay a fine up...

Original post made by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by It never ends, 13 hours ago | 9 comments | 362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors' angst shows as they confront one of their own

R Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/08/22/neighbors-angst-shows-as-they-confront-one-of-their-own...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Get a Realtor, 13 hours ago | 8 comments | 2645 Views

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2 Cars Per Green Light

Mike Tassano - wondering why the signage for the metering light that controls traffic entering southbound i680 from Bernal...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by simple minds, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 264 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon residents organize protest against Creekside Memorial Cemetery

More than 450 people participated in a hike last Saturday to protest against the Creekside Memorial Cemetery proposed for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 14 comments | 3525 Views

SPORTS

Please fix the lights around basketball courts in Tennis Park

Basketball courts in Tennis Park has been an amazing place for many basketball lovers. As there are 4 courts and many lights...

Original post made by Love Pleasanton on Aug. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 67 Views
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