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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Something to sleep on

Not many high school juniors spend their free time sewing these days, but thanks to Libby Howard's love of fashion design,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Narum Taking Developer's Money?

Wow, I went to the city's website to look at the city council candidate's financial statements and was shocked at who...

Original post made by rick-native on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 50 comments | 2445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poisoned Weeds Spoil Blackbirds Nesting - Why?

I've noticed while walking my dog near the creek that someone has poisoned alot of what looks to be mustard plants down near...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Freedom Forever - Humans, Not Birds, on Apr 9, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 6 comments | 804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Police Parked Near Schools?

What is the deal with Pleasanton Police Department having Pleasanton police in patrol cars sitting for hours on the side...

Original post made by Nothing Better to Do? on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 9, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 25 comments | 6699 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose Firefighters' Union Misconduct

I understand the purpose of a union is to protect its employees, but please, this goes beyond the bounds of reason. It's...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Willie Pfistergash, on Apr 9, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 1938 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Conservatives Are Most Prone To Suicide: Republicans Are Concerned About Effects Upon Its Voter Base

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by Barry Muffino on Apr. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 791 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alameda County felons among dozens receiving governor's pardon on Easter weekend

On the day before Easter, Gov. Jerry Brown issued full pardons to 65 convicts who have "demonstrated exemplary behavior"...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 3515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mohr park, Lost Black Dog

Are you missing a black dog, about 17 pounds, with a blue collar in the Mohr Park neighborhood?...

Original post made by Lisa on Apr. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Appointment of new poet laureate on Pleasanton Civic Arts Commission agenda tonight

The Pleasanton Civic Arts Commission will consider recommending the appointment of Sandra Harrison Kay as the city's new...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Claudette , on Apr 8, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 1255 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Kansas Leads Nation's Moral Crusade Against Abortion

The Kansas state Senate passed a measure on Friday that would ban Planned Parenthood from providing sex education in schools...

Original post made by Jim F on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plesanton's Centerpointe preschool, former employee sued by parents of bound child

The parents of a 2-year-old who was bound with tape while in the care of Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 11851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again.

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, signed a long-term lease...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Apr 8, 2013 at 10:37 am | 8 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

CVS Pharmacy celebrating opening in Pleasanton's Gateway Center

CVS Pharmacy is celebrating the opening of its new Pleasanton store in Gateway Center with special prizes and prices. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Fredo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1391 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Not Yet Are We a Godless Nation!

. Although the North Carolina House of Representatives killed a bill Thursday that would have paved the way for establishing...

Original post made by Marvin on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 7, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 9 comments | 996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fake gun causes real scare

What could have been a tragic situation -- multiple reports of a man in body armor running with an assault weapon -- turned...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Apr 6, 2013 at 4:19 pm | 18 comments | 1385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking to Make Change in our Community

Hello everybody, My name is Sabari Somanathan and I am a Sophomore at Amador Valley High School looking to make real change...

Original post made by Sabarigirish Somanathan on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Apr 6, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 8 comments | 1111 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Coldstone Creamery closing its downtown Pleasanton store

The franchise owners of Coldstone Creamery in downtown Pleasanton are closing their store and moving out of Tully's Plaza...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by dave, on Apr 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 32 comments | 3577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council chambers jammed Tuesday night for Measure PP vote; delayed 2 weeks because of school holiday

More than 100 filled the Pleasanton City Council chambers Tuesday night for a scheduled public hearing and then a final vote...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by franco, on Apr 6, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 6 comments | 1435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Centerpointe preschool, former employee sued by parents of bound child

The parents of a 2-year-old who was bound with tape while in the care of Centerpointe Christian Preschool have sued the school...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by EG, on Apr 6, 2013 at 4:47 am | 2 comments | 1083 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brown wants U.S. to end control over California prison population

Gov. Jerry Brown has asked a federal three-judge panel to lift an order requiring the state to reduce the number of inmates...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Archy, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 8 comments | 1132 Views
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