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19-year-old driver arrested in fatal Foothill Drive crash

Katie McKewon, the 19-year-old driver of a Ford Mustang that was involved in a head-on collision that killed her friend Laurel...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by everyones to blame, on Nov 13, 2007 at 9:07 am | 321 comments | 5187 Views

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Future school funding looks bleak

While awaiting a report for the Legislative Analysts Office, the state budget update at Tuesday night's school board meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Steve N, on Nov 25, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 261 comments | 3390 Views

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Parcel tax measure defeated

With Measure E, Pleasanton's parcel tax measure suffering a narrow defeat Tuesday, supporters of the tax are promising the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 6, 2011 at 7:41 am | 240 comments | 4304 Views

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Church leaders support 'redeemed' priest; others want him out

Church leaders are speaking out in support of a newly-designated parish leader for the Catholic Community of Pleasanton after...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:02 am | 219 comments | 6867 Views

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Germain's bail set at $1,080,000

Judge Hugh Walker set Henry John Germain's bail at $1,080,000 for 15 counts of alleged child molestation today. Five women...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by knowledge, on Oct 25, 2008 at 11:39 pm | 202 comments | 4484 Views

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Council OKs Stoneridge Drive extension to Livermore

The City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday night to approve the extension of Stoneridge Drive as a four-lane thoroughfare to El Charro...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by NO STONERIDGE, on Mar 25, 2009 at 9:35 am | 193 comments | 4173 Views

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Pleasanton council gets an earful at its pension reform workshop

Emotions ran high last night at a four-hour-long public workshop on city pension reforms hosted by the Pleasanton City Council. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by two cents, on Feb 11, 2011 at 11:30 am | 151 comments | 3416 Views

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Investigation continues into Sunday's accident that killed Dublin cyclist on Pleasanton's Foothill Road

Pleasanton police are investigating the circumstances of an accident Sunday afternoon when a motorist struck and killed Diana...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 144 comments | 5118 Views

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Pleasanton council OKs Walmart grocery store, but union appeal likely

New grocery stores have opened in Pleasanton in recent years without much fanfare, and more are coming. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walmart will sue the city, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 141 comments | 2504 Views

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PUSD board backs parcel tax

After months, two surveys and hours of discussion, the Pleasanton school board has voted unanimously to approve a resolution...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 8, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 138 comments | 2306 Views

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Castlewood to talk to union today about 2-month lockout of 61 workers

Castlewood Country Club management is scheduled to meet today with representatives of a union that represents 61 workers...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 5, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 134 comments | 1676 Views

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District outlines 'possible reductions' to balance budget

In a document released Thursday afternoon, the Pleasanton Unified School District outlined the budget challenges they face...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by "old tenured" 30yr old, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:12 am | 127 comments | 1912 Views

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Protestors ask council to block Wal-Mart from reopening Nob Hill grocery store

Anti-Wal-Mart protestors urged the Pleasanton City Council last night to block efforts by the retailer to open one of its...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Good-time Charles, on Sep 12, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 114 comments | 3750 Views

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Court strikes down Pleasanton housing cap

In a ruling that could halt all commercial and residential building in Pleasanton for months to come, Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jason, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 107 comments | 3361 Views

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Pleasanton must trim employee benefits or face citizens' initiative, council warned

A Laguna Oaks homeowner has asked the Pleasanton City Council to make employee pension and health care reform a top priority...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:42 am | 107 comments | 2849 Views

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Pleasanton school board set to promote top administrator to deputy superintendent at $188,864 annual salary

Pleasanton school board members tonight will consider a contract that will promote Luz Cazares, currently assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:33 am | 105 comments | 4158 Views

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Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 2621 Views

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Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 101 comments | 1950 Views

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Hosterman hawk permit denied by Planning Commission

In a sharply divisive move, the Planning Commission decided in a 3-2 vote to deny Mayor Jennifer Hosterman's application...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by RoyArtelo, on Nov 7, 2008 at 2:44 pm | 97 comments | 7885 Views

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Council approves draft rezoning plan for 105 acres of new 'affordable' housing

In a sweeping move, the Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously last night to approve a preliminary plan to rezone 17 separate...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Truthseeker, on Aug 8, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 96 comments | 3239 Views
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