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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove Custodian Mike Payne Suddenly Removed

Beloved Walnut Grove custodian of nineteen years, “Mr. Mike” Payne was blindsided by a request from PUSD Superintendent Jim...

Original post made by Christine on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Grow up already!, 6 hours ago | 9 comments | 271 Views

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Pleasanton man dies while abalone diving off North Coast

The body of a Pleasanton man who was diving for abalone off the Mendocino County coast last week has been recovered. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Damon, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 2354 Views

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Bullet that struck, killed Kate Steinle ricocheted off pier wall

The single bullet that struck and killed a 32-year-old woman in broad daylight on San Francisco's waterfront last month appears...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton parent , 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board cancels special meeting on Vranesh case

The Pleasanton school board has canceled a special meeting previously scheduled for tonight to discuss details of an administrative...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by george, 12 hours ago | 40 comments | 2690 Views

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Lund Ranch plan goes before Planning Commission tomorrow

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will hold a public hearing starting at 7 p.m. tomorrow to consider a bid to build 50 upscale...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by curious george, 12 hours ago | 7 comments | 1973 Views

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Keep saving, says water czar Smith as he heads into retirement

Daniel Smith, who has worked in the city's Operations Services Department for 15 years, including the last eight as its director,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Patriot , 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 889 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney for teen shot in Pleasanton shreds the police response

The contra costa times has a story on the shooting at specialty sales. Don't expect the Pleasanton weekly to report on this....

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 232 Views

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Sewer district board member resigns to pursue job within district

Dublin San Ramon Services District board member Dawn Benson resigned from the board this week to apply for an employment...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Map, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 1157 Views

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Pharmacist counseling failures to cost Walgreens $1 million

Walgreens, which has a district office here and pharmacies in Pleasanton and Livermore, agreed to pay $502,200 in a settlement...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Maggie, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 974 Views

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Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of a plan by Ponderosa Homes to construct 27 houses on a Centerpointe Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 4 comments | 788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Document details decision in Pleasanton school case against former principal

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh was properly dismissed by the Pleasanton Unified School District due...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by CarPark, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 18 comments | 7959 Views

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Water agency to discuss water rates, transparency at special meeting today

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will meet at 4 p.m. today to discuss an ongoing study that will impact whether the agency changes...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Aug 26, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 626 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity in the Preserve last Saturday Night

Does anyone have any information about the significant Pleasanton police activity on Saturday (8/22) night in the Preserve...

Original post made by Sumati on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 26, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 152 Views

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Court hearing continues today in shooting death of Kate Steinle

A preliminary hearing will continue today before San Francisco Superior Court Judge Brendan P. Conroy in the shooting death...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 542 Views

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Neighbors battle against roads through their communities

In 2008, Pleasanton voters passed Measure PP, which requires the city to restrict development of housing and commercial structures...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Annalee, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 334 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What was that noice at 11:34 pm on 8-21

At 11:34 pm there was sounds of what sounded like a machine gun going off. Two or three times. Never heard sirens or anything...could...

Original post made by Pat on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 574 Views

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Pleasanton water, sewer rates could increase this fall

Brace yourself Pleasanton. Your water and sewer rates will likely increase in October, senior discounts on water bills will...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 33 comments | 4763 Views

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Traffic safety tips as students head back to school this week

With schools opening this week, the Livermore Police Department is urging everyone throughout the Tri-Valleywould like to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Aug 25, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 1523 Views

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Construction starts on purple pipes in Dublin

The Dublin San Ramon Services District has begun construction on a system of purple pipes to bring reclaimed water to areas...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 25, 2015 at 9:14 am | 5 comments | 2788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jim Hansen: Back on campus

Pleasanton's interim schools superintendent Jim Hansen admits he has a steep learning curve this year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Another Parent, on Aug 24, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 6 comments | 2840 Views
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