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AROUND TOWN

Appeals process works just fine

Elected and appointed officials in Pleasanton may have their faults, but not listening to homeowners who have comments or...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Get the Facts Straight, on Mar 21, 2012 at 9:34 am | 8 comments | 1761 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's healthcare: You can keep the change!

The actress Natasha Richardson died after falling skiing in Canada . It took eight hours to drive her to a hospital. If Canada...

Original post made by Keep the Change on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Truth Seeker, on Mar 20, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 18 comments | 2298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police log: Sneaker sales lead to fight

A fight over the new Air Jordan sneakers at Stoneridge Shopping Center has led to a felony charge of criminal threats against...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Gollum, on Mar 20, 2012 at 7:21 pm | 7 comments | 1935 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Skyrocketing gas prices & 0bama

The 0bama admin "can't have it both ways, as not-so-stupid Americans intuitively understand when they buy groceries or gas." Since...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nationalize it, on Mar 20, 2012 at 8:53 am | 42 comments | 1528 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart public hearing moved to next Monday at Firehouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Planning Commission late Friday stripped a controversial public hearing on a proposed Walmart Neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:29 am | 94 comments | 2976 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The republicans must want Obama to get re-elected

The republicans did not learn a thing from 2008, and they must want Obama to win in November, because they are forcing Romney...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Zeke, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:03 am | 16 comments | 1284 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail boosters promise 'blended' transportation system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 15 comments | 1902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart market bid goes to city planners Monday

An overflow crowd is expected to jam the 227-seat Firehouse Arts Center on Monday night as the Planning Commission holds...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2012
Last comment by Never enough freedom, on Mar 19, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 13 comments | 909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flags to fly at competition

Foothill Band Boosters invite everyone to the annual Winter Guard, Percussion and Drum Major Competition being held Saturday,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 19, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 771 Views

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Please take 10 seconds to support a Hometown Boy.

Please take 10 seconds to vote for a Hometown Boy in an international music contest. Nick Johnson | New Talent Contest -...

Original post made by JT on Mar. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Birthday yields dog goodies

Kate Bierdeman, a seventh-grader at Hart Middle School, relaxed after her 13th birthday party for 15 friends at Campo di...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by birthday gifts, on Mar 18, 2012 at 2:14 am | 3 comments | 1161 Views

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Feature Film Casting Locals from the Pleasanton a=Area!

There is a casting call for movie extras going on today March 17 at the Pleasanton Mariott until 3 pm! Be sure to show up...

Original post made by Rachel on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Thanks for nothin', on Mar 18, 2012 at 12:31 am | 1 comment | 1349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board OKs early retirement buyout plan

Teachers eligible for retirement will be offered an extra incentive to bow out early under a plan approved Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Barton Parent, on Mar 17, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 19 comments | 1845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One injured in crash blocking lanes of westbound I-580

An injury crash was blocking the two left lanes of westbound I-580 in Pleasanton as of 3:25 p.m., CHP said, with no estimate...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Audrey, on Mar 17, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 1162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley's Mock trial team headed for state finals

The Amador Valley High School Mock Trial team is gearing up for California state finals after beating Oakland's Bishop O'Dowd...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by S.C., on Mar 17, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Disappearing cats

In the past 3 weeks two of my cats have disappeared. I live off Junipero Is there anyone else in this neighborhood missing...

Original post made by Darlene on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Darla, on Mar 17, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 58 comments | 3800 Views

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Guided art walk starts at 9 a.m. today in Pleasanton

Enjoy some exercise while learning about the public art that graces downtown Pleasanton in a guided Art Walk this morning.ing....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by gail turner, on Mar 17, 2012 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where can I donate money for music?

I want to make a donation to a fund that will help bring back the wonderful elementary strings and band program that we have...

Original post made by Wanting to Donate on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jill, on Mar 16, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 1236 Views

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fire hydrant crash

Last Thursday night, a small pickup truck apparently ran the stop sign at the corner. Of Muirwood and Clovewood, lost control,...

Original post made by neighbor on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by nancy s., on Mar 16, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 6 comments | 1519 Views

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Walmart Appeal

Just one question....It seems the major complaint againt Walmart is their low wages.So am I missing something or what the...

Original post made by hoops on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by local, on Mar 16, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 68 comments | 2609 Views
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