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I-580 express/toll lanes to open later this month

A $55 million project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion along I-580 though Pleasanton and Livermore will...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Registered Joe, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 1239 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ever feel not wanted in downtown Pleasanton?

Sometimes it's hard to build a few retail stores and apartments in downtown Pleasanton, even on a narrow, unpaved and empty...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Santhosh, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 1607 Views

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Referendum backers file petitions with 6,000 signatures

Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Wind, 1 hour ago | 44 comments | 2714 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to change coming year schedule with classes to start Aug. 15

After more than two years of contentious community debate, the Pleasanton school board voted last night to change the coming...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Friend, 2 hours ago | 33 comments | 3362 Views

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Protestors urge Safeway to adopt 'cage-free' egg policy

A group of 30 protestors from a national organization called Mercy for Animals (MFA) lined Stoneridge Mall Road in front...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by kbenson, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 798 Views

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Quiet Zone

As I keep reading how well Pleasanton is doing fiscally, I am wondering if we could revisit the idea of a quiet zone. Our...

Original post made by Martina Harrison on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by no user name, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 91 Views

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BART will spend $1.4 million to install cameras on all train cars

BART technicians have begun installing additional security cameras to cover the interiors of all 669 of its train cars at...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Jim, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 546 Views

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Backers of measure to stop Lund Ranch development face Feb. 5 deadline

Backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's approval of a housing development on Lund Ranch will be at...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by fradycove, 19 hours ago | 44 comments | 3641 Views

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Letters: Residents weigh in on Lund Ranch

In the wake of the Pleasanton City Council voting 3-1 to endorse a project to add 43 upscale homes to Lund Ranch in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Fradycove, 19 hours ago | 20 comments | 1911 Views

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Pleasanton mayor, other East Bay leaders make demands of BART ahead of possible bond measure

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and other East Bay leaders met last week to chart a course necessary for BART leaders to earn...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Feb 10, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 3 comments | 1138 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit and Run Attorney, Spencer Freeman, in jail after violating probation

Spencer Freeman is the San Ramon attorney who hit and killed the Chinese nationalist in Dublin and fled the scene. He was...

Original post made by Finally some justice.... on Feb. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 82 Views

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Pleasanton school board to vote Tuesday on 2016-17 calendar

Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Feb 10, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 47 comments | 3558 Views

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False statements posted to SavePleasantonHillsides.com

There are several misstatements of fact/falsehoods currently posted to SavePleasantonHillsides.com (as of today, 2/10/16): "Lund...

Original post made by Fact checker on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Feb 10, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 5 comments | 132 Views

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Sacrificing for Success: Unseen struggles

The average household income in Pleasanton was $145,000 in 2014, and the median single-family home was $732,000. Many believe...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Feb 10, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 27 comments | 5003 Views

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Pleasanton Council honors the late Jean Jones

Actions by the Pleasanton City Council have wrapped up final affairs for Jean Jones, who died last year in her home at 309...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Mary Nocar, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 982 Views

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New Leaf Pleasanton Introduces Sustainable, Farm-Raised Salmon

Attention seafood lovers! Read on to learn what is so special about the salmon that New Leaf Community Market, at 3550 Bernal...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Feb. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 94 Views

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Spring comes to Pleasanton in time for Lincoln's birthday

While our friends in many midwestern and eastern states are still battling the snow and chills of winter, it's an early spring...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by tiki3, on Feb 9, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CTC info

If you're interested in what credentials, certificates or permits your children's teachers hold, visit the Commission on...

Original post made by If you\'re curious on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Josie, on Feb 9, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 132 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton police seize 4 San Jose men after chase for auto burglaries

Pleasanton police arrested four men from San Jose early Monday after they were spotted burglarizing a truck parked in the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl , on Feb 9, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 2405 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton's fallen

What began as a simple idea to gather the names of Pleasanton residents killed in U.S. wars turned into a project that took...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 9, 2016 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 1659 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 760 views

L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 515 views

Colleges You Ought to Know
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 422 views