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AROUND TOWN

Zero Tolerance for Panhandlers

Please do not encourage the Panhandlers which have been working the corner of Trader Joe's and MacDonald's parking lots (at...

Original post made by Missy on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:55 pm | 21 comments | 1573 Views

AROUND TOWN

A teenager's dream ends in Pleasanton

"Auld Lang Syne" will have a somber tone to it Wednesday night when it is sung by New Year's revelers for the last time in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:44 pm | 3 comments | 1335 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ring in new year with new laws

With the new year just days away, the California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists of a handful of new laws passed by...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 6 comments | 1298 Views

SPORTS

Coming soon: baseball on Bernal

Looking east from Interstate 680 near the Bernal Avenue exit, you can see the former hay fields beginning to take a new shape....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 30, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 8 comments | 2160 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alleged WaMu robber arrested

The "well dressed" man believed to have robbed the Washington Mutual on Main Street Oct. 30, as well as two banks in Campbell,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Kramer, on Dec 30, 2008 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 1204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

6th Ryan Gordon Amador/Foothill Alumni Soccer Games

6th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by trekmtb on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jessica, on Dec 30, 2008 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 1571 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton couple sentenced for business loan fraud

A Pleasanton husband and wife who ran a chain of convenience stores in Northern California have been sentenced in federal...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:44 pm | 11 comments | 1652 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let's Talk Sports

TV30's "Let's Talk Sports" features sports memorabilia and the history of modern baseball with one of a kind artifacts, with...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 29, 2008 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 1376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon's bail set by judge at $250,000

It was a scene riddled with emotion this morning as the arraignment for Katie McKewon was held. Friends and family members...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Foothill Graduate and sociologist, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 67 comments | 3428 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Saturday vigil to honor slain horses

A candlight vigil for Choctaw and Lucky, two horses killed on a private Livermore ranch in October, hopes to bring attention...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by jkleitsch, on Dec 25, 2008 at 1:07 pm | 30 comments | 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commentary: 'New' City Council could be the best

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has been named to several important and prestigious positions, including as a member of the Alameda...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 24, 2008 at 7:15 am | 3 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State cuts to schools

My neighbor, who works as a teacher in the Pleasanton Schools told me that because of the state budget, the schools are going...

Original post made by Stephen on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by another disastisfied parent, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:53 pm | 15 comments | 1753 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 23, 2008 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 1762 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Member, on Dec 22, 2008 at 10:34 pm | 4 comments | 1351 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police searching for two female robbery suspects

Pleasanton police were notified of two robberies in the early hours of the morning. One incident led to an arrest, while...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 21, 2008 at 8:50 pm | 19 comments | 1850 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Teachers Associations

A pledge of $1.3 million to fight Prop 8. Every time we turn around we are asked to give money for various events and projects...

Original post made by Prop 8 on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Dec 21, 2008 at 7:14 pm | 17 comments | 1615 Views

RESTAURANTS

Wait To Go To Eddie Papa's

Have gone twice. Once for lunch-very pleasant experience and then for dinner last night-disaster! The food is excellent,...

Original post made by Gladys on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Dec 21, 2008 at 7:09 pm | 11 comments | 4042 Views

RESTAURANTS

Spring Rain Korean BBQ excellent

I recommend those who are interested in trying Korean food to check out Spring Rain, in the shopping plaza on Main and Del...

Original post made by Shelley on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by SCAL Resident, on Dec 21, 2008 at 6:17 pm | 9 comments | 2644 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Chris Amick Schlytter

Last Saturday, Kelly Amick Hilton did what every loving daughter does for her mother on her birthday, especially a benchmark...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sam Amick, on Dec 19, 2008 at 11:19 pm | 4 comments | 1955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Retiree Incentives

WOW Did you hear at the board meeting tonight night that one of the reasons the district is in the red was because the retiree...

Original post made by Stephen on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by me, on Dec 19, 2008 at 8:26 pm | 2 comments | 1611 Views
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