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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Man displaying new gun robbed by 2nd man with gun

Well, so much for the often-repeated "if only there were one good guy with a gun" theory for fighting gun violence. What...

Original post made by Damon on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Miles Long, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:54 am | 3 comments | 188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's school board candidates

Voter information pamphlets have been mailed out to Pleasanton's 41,152 registered voters, followed by mail-in ballots on...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by ???, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:21 am | 6 comments | 690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Antique & Collectibles Faire in downtown Pleasanton Sunday

The Fall Antique & Collectibles Faire is returning to downtown Pleasanton from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 9, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blood Drive at Kaiser Pleasanton

Kaiser will be hosting a Blood Drive on October 24th. Look for the big RED BUS in the parking lot​ from 9-3​....

Original post made by Nurse on Oct. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 227 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scammer Alerts

Two local incidents in one day. The disappointing one that really takes gall is taking donations of Disabled Vets. My 3 bags...

Original post made by Charitable Victim on Oct. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 139 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Renovation, expansion plans for 2 downtown parks gets City Council OK

A proposed Master Plan that will enhance the amenities and appearance of Pleasanton's downtown Lions Wayside and Delucchi...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by MustUseRecycledWater, on Oct 9, 2014 at 7:28 am | 3 comments | 1152 Views

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Testa's well written Letter to Editor - raises valid concerns

I agree 100% with Julie Testa's letter in today's newspaper. What on earth have developer impact fees been spent on - certainly...

Original post made by Agree on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 9, 2014 at 6:38 am | 17 comments | 679 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Housing, growth, taxes, water dominate candidates' concerns in Pleasanton election

Candidates for election to the Pleasanton City Council voiced their views on a wide-ranging number of issues from housing...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by just heard, on Oct 8, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 38 comments | 3127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bicyclist hit on Santa Rita after school - where hedge obstructs view

At a little after 3, two fire trucks, an ambulance with a stretcher and the police were at the driveway entrance to Noah's/Safeway...

Original post made by update? on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Don Key, on Oct 8, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district awarded $2.3 million grant

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of 71 schools in the nation whose School Climate Transformation Grant has been...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 8, 2014 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 2877 Views

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Pleasanton commission set to approve new plan for city's Pioneer Cemetery

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will consider approving a new master plan for the city-owned Pioneer Cemetery...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by George, on Oct 8, 2014 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 1775 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Classmates recall homicide victim and suspect

Portraits emerged this week of both the victim and the suspect in this homicide case as classmates and friends remembered...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by And Justice For All, on Oct 8, 2014 at 1:44 am | 14 comments | 2306 Views

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Popular oyster farm at Point Reyes to close Dec. 31

After a two-year legal battle to stay open, an oyster farm at Point Reyes National Seashore announced Monday it has settled...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 7, 2014 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park Middle School Cheer Team Rummage Sale - Oct. 18th

The Harvest Park Middle School Cheer Team will be holding a fundraising rummage sale on Saturday, Oct. 18th, from 8AM-4PM....

Original post made by Jon Bice on Oct. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 115 Views

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Details of Stanford/ValleyCare merger

The proposed affiliation of Pleasanton-based ValleyCare Health System and Stanford Hospital and Clinics became clearer Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 6, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 2579 Views

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Inconsiderate dog owners at Marilyn Kane Park

This beautiful walking, biking, running trail is being ruined by inconsiderate dog owners. The path is littered on both sides...

Original post made by Dogtess on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by show me the citations Pleasanton PD, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 532 Views

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Ruby Hill conflict goes to city commission tonight

The owners of a newly-built multi-million-dollar home in Ruby Hill will square off tonight before the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by AngryContractors, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 22 comments | 6355 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senators to consider bill to create a 51st state

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/10/walmart-walton-heirs-net-worth-cities The question is, what would we call...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Oct. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 234 Views

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Trash @ Amador valley park

Must have been a big party @ Amador valley park this past weekend. Trash everywhere. I noticed a city worker carrying a bucket...

Original post made by kbenson on Oct. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 118 Views

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'The sky is falling'

Henny Penny, with her hysterical phrase that "the sky is falling," should have been at Tuesday night's City Council meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Oct 6, 2014 at 10:08 am | 5 comments | 379 Views
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