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BOOKS & MOVIES

History Detective: My Search for teh Chinese Yankee

Ruthanne Lum McCunn, author of the award-winning "Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel," will talk about her new...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 22, 2015 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building booming again in Pleasanton--Questions

Reading Jeb Bing's commentary in the January 16 issues, I have a few questions. 1.Is Brian Dolan's, the Pleasanton Community...

Original post made by highdiver on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Silva, on Jan 22, 2015 at 10:04 am | 6 comments | 1461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council gives thumbs up to new $2.45 million firefighters contract

With the clock approaching 10 p.m. and only two men -- both firemen -- left in the room, the Pleasanton City Council last...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2177 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two guilty, two in court for elder fraud in Pleasanton

With one recent Pleasanton case of senior abuse closed, another is continuing to wend its way through the court system. On...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by dazed and confused, on Jan 21, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 4015 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

unregistered comments on Castlewood union protests

Just thought I'd start a thread that doesn't require registration. Unions, and sympathizers, like to try to intimidate,...

Original post made by yet another resident on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Jan 21, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 33 comments | 2486 Views

AROUND TOWN

My Pleasanton Bike Plan

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zThXchD1coHQ.kQnyYQ2SUiSY This plan would truly make pleasanton into a world class...

Original post made by Pleasanton Biker on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Ennis, on Jan 21, 2015 at 10:55 am | 8 comments | 482 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swalwell to have Afghan interpreter as guest at tomorrow's 'State of the Union' address

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will have as his guest at President Obama's "State of the Union" speech Tuesday an Afghan...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 3447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Carlson sentenced to 26 years in prison for 1984 Foothill High student murder

Steven Carlson was sentenced at an intense and emotional hearing Friday to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Emanuel, on Jan 20, 2015 at 5:48 am | 9 comments | 2389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotary Pasta Feed on 25th to Offer Good Food & Fun—Join us!

Pleasanton North Rotary (PNR) will offer a full-filled afternoon and evening for parents and children at the third-annual...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary on Jan. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 193 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

O'Malley to be honored at TV30 gala Saturday

Tri-Valley Community Television, best known as TV30, is marking its 39th year as the broadcasting voice of the Valley with...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jan 19, 2015 at 4:46 am | 1 comment | 4952 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bat attack + shooting in Plesanton

http://www.contracostatimes.com/crime-courts/ci_27320764/four-arrested-shooting-baseball-bat-attack-at-pleasanton Just...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jan 18, 2015 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 602 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf Customers Provide Meals for 9,850 Hungry People

Thanks to the generosity of Pleasanton New Leaf Community Market customers, 9,850 hungry people were provided meals by the...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jan. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 214 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nurses at San Ramon Regional, other Tenet-owned hospitals voting on new 4-year contract

Registered nurses at six Tenet Health hospitals from Northern to Southern California, including at San Ramon Regional Medical...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jan 18, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 4 comments | 1816 Views

SPORTS

Ballistic United U12 team wins State Cup

The Ballistic United U12 Premier boys soccer team has won the Blue Division State Cup, capping its run with a 4-1 victory...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to continue modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Pleas Parent, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:53 am | 110 comments | 8020 Views

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Commuter Alert: Protests underway in Oakland, BART's Montgomery Street station

Protests are underway this morning in Oakland and at BART's Montgomery Street station, affecting rapid transit service and...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 3412 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

She's all about opera

Sara Nealy arrived in the Bay Area in 2009 ready for new challenges, but not knowing she was entering into its world of opera. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by D V Giri, on Jan 16, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1224 Views

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'Spare the Air' streak ends after 11 straight days

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to voluntarily forego burning wood or other solid fuels...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 16, 2015 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 1044 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

With flu season here, Stanford doctor talks about new strain

It's that time again when many Americans are ringing in the new year with a fever, sniffles and extreme fatigue – otherwise...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 16, 2015 at 10:44 am | 5 comments | 6443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in Pleasanton shooting

Pleasanton police arrested four people this week on suspicion of attempted murder and criminal conspiracy related to a shooting...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Victor, on Jan 16, 2015 at 8:01 am | 15 comments | 5402 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,855 views

Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 1,177 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 959 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 289 views