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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Scammer bilks woman out of nearly $2,000

A con artist claiming to be the victim's grandson swindled a woman out of $1,900 last week, police reports said. The man...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 25, 2012 at 11:05 am | 13 comments | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teenager- Ideas for Summer Fun

I have a teenage boy who will turn 16 in a few weeks. He is looking for a job but hasn't found one yet, and can't start...

Original post made by Susan on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 21 comments | 2127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

And now THIS! Obama invites member of terror group to Whitehouse

How much more from this anti-American president can we take? He now invites a member of an Egyptian terror group to the...

Original post made by !!! on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 12 comments | 1291 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton ending fiscal year in strong financial shape

Except for a few financial hiccups, the city of Pleasanton will close its fiscal year budget June 30 again in a strong position...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 24, 2012 at 9:33 am | 23 comments | 1307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My Problem with PUSD Vision Statement

Open Letter to Superintendent Ahmadi, An email regarding the PUSD Board Update of 6/19/12 was received today. I strongly...

Original post made by Mark on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Difficult, on Jun 23, 2012 at 6:51 pm | 51 comments | 2555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Little League Rules do not Need to Change for Your Kid

Kathy Rheel complains that the national Little League rules need to be changed when they do not suit her. There should be...

Original post made by grow up on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Kangaroo, on Jun 23, 2012 at 11:04 am | 4 comments | 1121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone watching the school board meeting tonight?

I am out of town, but the agenda is so long that I'm betting the meeting will go till midnight. The 2012-2013 budget,...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by LuvPleasanton, on Jun 22, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 1573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair parade at 9:30 a.m. today on Main Street

The Alameda County Fair parade will start at 9:30 a.m. today on Main Street, moving from the Amador Valley High School parking...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 22, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 5 comments | 1533 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Re-employment benefits extended for former NUMMI workers, others

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a $6 million grant Tuesday to continue re-employment services for more than 4,800...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by kim, on Jun 21, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 1324 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Historian, author Craig Smith at downtown Pleasanton book store today

Author Craig Smith draws upon military records, diary entries, personal interviews and his own extensive on-the-ground reporting...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by kim, on Jun 21, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 1049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman charged with leaving infants in car while shopping at Stoneridge Mall

A Danville woman faces felony child endangerment chages in connection with leaving her two infant twins in a car at Stoneridge...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tamara, on Jun 21, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 21 comments | 1908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Manhattan Beach Education Fund Gives MBUSD $5M

A childhood friend sent me this about her school district. I told her I wish PUSD could have a foundation like this, instead...

Original post made by Envious and Frustrated About Our Community on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 1173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hope for information in two May death cases

Police are still waiting on information on two recent Pleasanton death cases. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9496...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 20, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 5 comments | 1360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What have the police decided about the shootings?

It's been over a month, and I'm finding it very hard to believe that the Pleasanton Police have not had a definitive answer...

Original post made by No resolution? on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cover up??, on Jun 20, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 18 comments | 1615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by William Teller, on Jun 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 1042 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

First Spare the Air Day of the season tomorrow

Saturday has been declared the first Spare the Air day of the summer season, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 20, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forensic Audit Uncovers Embezzlement -- School Supt Arrested

Almanac News, Embarcadero Publishing's peninsula newspaper, along with the Mercury News is reporting a District superintendent...

Original post made by Busted on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Oh, Arnold, on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:03 am | 4 comments | 1335 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

One of our greatest national security threats you haven't heard...

I encourage you to inform yourself about what is at stake here. The democrats...(yes, and non-conservative RINO republicans)...

Original post made by Concerned for America on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 20, 2012 at 7:26 am | 2 comments | 1011 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds turn out for Rotary's 19th annual downtown Spirit Run

More than 1,300 runners turned out Sunday for the 19th annual Father's Day Spirit Run, an event hosted by the Rotary Club...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by really?, on Jun 19, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 7 comments | 1303 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan's last stand against Walmart grocery

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan, a long-time and outspoken foe of the business and employment policies of national...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by gdanjou, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 61 comments | 2712 Views
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