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County board places $580-million affordable housing bond on November ballot
The county Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to place a $580-million Affordable Housing bond on the Nov. 8 General Election... Last comment on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments

Parents and Taxpayers, Get informed, Get involved!
A Call to Action to My Pleasanton Community: Get informed, get involved! Pleasanton Unified School District is proposing... Last comment 1 minute ago | 25 comments

Foothill girls' softball team wins first 2 games of North Coast Section playoffs
The Foothill High girls' softball team won its first two games of the North Coast Section Division I playoffs by a combined... Last comment 13 hours ago | 1 comment

Patelco, Stanford gain naming rights for new Bernal sports complex
Generous donations by Patelco Credit Union in Pleasanton and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto have given the... Last comment on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments

 
 
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Rode my motorcycle to Chicago and then returned to California along Historic Route 66 to Santa Monica Pier. John Deus, Pleasanton Submitted by JOHN DEUS on Sep 29, 2015

 
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Masons told to stop the partying, but they're moving anyhow
Pleasanton Masons have been ordered by the city's Planning Commission to curb outside activities at their lodge on Hopyard Road after a group of neighboring Valley Trails home owners complained about excessive noise and parties. Thursday, 8:42 AM

Community picnic to celebrate Independence Day July 4 in downtown park
When the Fourth of July arrives Monday, many in Pleasanton will look forward to barbecues, a day by the pool and the Alameda County Fair's annual fireworks spectacular. Thursday, 8:49 AM

3 candidates vying for 2 Pleasanton Council seats in November election
Two incumbents and the chairman of the city Planning Commission have launched campaigns to win two open seats on the Pleasanton City Council Nov. 8. Thursday, 8:47 AM | 5 comments

Assemblywoman Baker to honor Pleasanton veteran Gene Cota
Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) will honor Air Force veteran Eugene Cota as Veteran of the Year for the 16th Assembly District in a ceremony at 5 p.m. tonight in the Museum on Main in downtown Pleasanton. Thursday, 8:58 AM

Pleasanton Senior Center closing for week of repairs July 4
The Pleasanton Senior Center will be closed five days starting July 4 for regular maintenance and repairs. Thursday, 8:13 AM

Elections to have little impact on California housing market
Presidential elections have historically had little or no negative impact on the California housing market, according to findings by the California Association of Realtors. Thursday, 8:13 AM

City, veterans organizations leaders join in groundbreaking for new Pioneer Cemetery memorial
City and civic leaders joined veterans' organizations Monday to break ground on a $300,000 memorial at the top of the hill in Pioneer Cemetery. Thursday, 8:14 AM | 2 comments

East Bay luxury housing market leveling off
Luxury home sales in the East Bay took a breather in May, edging lower from year-ago levels although still surpassing the previous month's total. Thursday, 8:14 AM

Independence Day: A good time to look at financial independence
It's never a bad time to consider life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, but Independence Day offers us a special opportunity. Thursday, 8:16 AM

Existing-home sales up 1.8%, highest pace in 9 years
Existing-home sales across the U.S. sprang ahead in May to their highest pace in almost a decade, while the uptick in demand this spring amidst lagging supply levels pushed the median sales price to an all-time high. Thursday, 8:16 AM

Fireworks now on sale today in Dublin
"Safe and Sane" fireworks are now on sale in Dublin, one of the few cities in the Bay Area where such sales are allowed to be sold by local non-profit organizations. Thursday, 8:13 AM | 3 comments

Get thee to 'The Winter's Tale' Saturday, Sunday
Oft and anon in Pleasanton -- meaning, every summer -- San Francisco Shakespeare Festival comes to Amador Valley Community Park Saturday and Sunday to amuse young and old alike with high-spirited productions of the Bard's offerings. Wednesday, 6:50 AM

 

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Bikes and Cars don't mix
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