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Air district declares 3rd consecutive 'Spare the Air' day as temperature soars

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a third consecutive Spare the Air day today due to anticipated...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1368 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

One-Third of Occupiers Were Spoiled Rich Kids from Elite Universities

According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy...

Original post made by Bather on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by whatsup, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 1367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why did the jogger cross the street?

To those motorists that have been inconveniently stopped by traffic lights turning red to let a pedestrian or runner cross...

Original post made by Early runner on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 29, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 1367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commissioners OK homes near Foothill High

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has voted unanimously to approve development of four custom home lots on Foothill Road,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on May 5, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 14 comments | 1367 Views

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Starbucks wins city's OK for a stand-alone kiosk in Rose Pavilion

Starbucks, which just opened its new Starbucks Evening coffee house on Pleasanton's Main Street, won approval last week for...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Like, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1367 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California vs. Texas

It would be interesting to hear perspectives from CA progressives on this summary of CA vs. Texas. Interesting case study...

Original post made by Cal be gone on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by b, on Jun 10, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 19 comments | 1367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal agency awards $12 million to state for rental aid to disabled low-income tenants

Federal housing and health officials have awarded $12 million to the California Housing Financing Agency to offer rental...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tea is best, on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1367 Views

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On losing two remarkable friends

Two highly regarded community leaders died last week, a loss to their families and the city they loved. Jackie Barnett, who...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nicki (Seery) Miller, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1367 Views

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Information needed for Volunteering.

Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows of a place My family and I can help volunteer our time with? If there are any cancer...

Original post made by Mary on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 16, 2010 at 11:24 am | 8 comments | 1367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit's CFO pleads not guilty to church theft charges

AC Transit's chief financial officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 22, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1367 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stunning Video: Public School Field Trip Results in Islamic Indoctrination

Is this also happening in PUSD schools? (Tho I live in Pleasanton, I do not have children in PUSD schools, so I don't know...

Original post made by Ruth on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Buffy, on Sep 18, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 1367 Views

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At last, Pleasanton to complete Iron Horse Trail

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify the EBRPD Master Plan for the permanent alignment of the Iron Horse Trail...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Mar 1, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 14 comments | 1366 Views

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ValleyCare earns 'Gold Seal' award for joint replacement program

ValleyCare Health System has earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its joint replacement programs for hips...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Aurmedtouindia, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 3 comments | 1366 Views

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County sheriff, Mythbusters TV crew hold public meeting over Dublin cannonball incident

On the heels of an epic TV production mishap that sent a cannonball flying into Dublin homes, roughly two hundred people...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Fred Jones, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1366 Views

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Walmart: Let's Put One in YOUR Neighborhood!

The Walmart critics are out in full force once again. Ho-hum. Now, Walmart's effect on the jobs economy is no secret....

Original post made by Justicia on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Justicia, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:40 am | 6 comments | 1366 Views

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Vintage Hills center adding new tenants

An ice cream shop, jewelry store and day spa are the newest tenants in the recently-renovated Vintage Hills Shopping Center...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Neencevulnemy, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 5 comments | 1366 Views

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Staples Ranch development agreement goes to City Council Aug. 24

Development of the 124-acre Staples Ranch property at Pleasanton's northeast corner could get under way early next year following...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Fairlands Park Neighbor, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 11 comments | 1366 Views

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Need a dentist

I am new to the area. Can anyone recommend a family dentist?...

Original post made by Teeth on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Our dentist, on Apr 30, 2010 at 10:59 am | 13 comments | 1366 Views

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China daily newspapers

Hey, what's with the Chinese newspapers being dumped in our driveways around town, Is there a takeover coming that I wasn't...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Nov 15, 2012 at 8:30 am | 5 comments | 1365 Views

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Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 25 comments | 1365 Views
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