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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Opinions due today on school district's survey for new superintendent

The Pleasanton school district launched a survey this week so all residents can give their input on what qualities they'd...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 915 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Illegal Occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge was established over 100 years ago by President Theodore Roosevelt “as a preserve...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jan. 24, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 24, 2016 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 357 Views

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Government jobs: justice at last!

It looks like the public sector is about to get some adjustments and start seeing what the private sector has been through...

Original post made by Finally! on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 23, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

does your water taste terrible?

For the past few weeks, my water has tasted terrible! The apartment folks tell me that this is a common problem throughout...

Original post made by kevin heller on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 23, 2016 at 7:34 pm | 28 comments | 4606 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police seeking help in finding iPhone burglars

Police are asking for help in finding four suspects who took 10 iPhones worth about $7,400 from an Apple store at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 23, 2016 at 7:39 am | 13 comments | 2426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM, the school district's science- and technology-focused preschool, opens in Pleasanton

City, civic and Pleasanton school district representatives, including teachers and administrators, celebrated the opening...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Joy, on Jan 22, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 12 comments | 4292 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed in Pleasanton shooting had no drugs in system

An Alameda County coroner's autopsy report of John Deming Jr. shows the 19-year-old did not have drugs in his system when...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 22, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 18 comments | 6273 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A short meeting but lots of action at Pleasanton Council meeting

In a super-short 48-minute-long meeting last night, the Pleasanton City Council rezoned downtown site for combined residential...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by City Council watcher, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:38 pm | 17 comments | 2341 Views

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Making False Statements to Secure Referendum Petition Signatures is Against the Law

To wit: Julie, a resident of Birdland, made the following post on January 19th on Town Square forum re: the Lund Ranch...

Original post made by Get the facts on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Trina, on Jan 20, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 7 comments | 741 Views

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Business, economic gains show Pleasanton has made full recovery from recent recession

Events and actions over the last fiscal year show that Pleaasanton's economy has made a full recovery from the recent recession. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Mary Spitzer, on Jan 20, 2016 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 1732 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Outlook 2016: Good times are back for Pleasanton

With the city's tax receipts projected to be at a record high this year and millions of dollars in new residential and commercial...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 20, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 4643 Views

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Bay Area-wide parcel tax would cost Pleasanton home owners $12 a year

A Bay Area-wide measure on the June ballot that would impose a parcel tax over the next 20 years to raise funds for shoreline...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jan 20, 2016 at 10:39 am | 26 comments | 2784 Views

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Harassment of Referendum signature collectors is against the law

I live downtown and on Saturday I had a chance to see a woman with black hair (I think her name is Carol) yelling and looking...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 17 comments | 1177 Views

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Shape-Up Saturdays at New Leaf Pleasanton Feature Local Gyms

Community members are invited to Shape-Up Saturdays in January from 8 am to 9 am at New Leaf Community Market Pleasanton....

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jan. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 204 Views

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At last, world-renowned Sunrise Senior Living comes to Pleasanton

Sunrise Senior Living, now the fifth largest senior living provider in the U.S., is back and soon will start construction...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by B. J. Hill, on Jan 18, 2016 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 4076 Views

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Honoring Republican MLK. Facts not taught about him in public schools or colleges…

Did you know the following about MLK? Most people don't because it is very rare that this is taught in public schools or...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 18, 2016 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 274 Views

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Pleasanton is wonderful we are lucky

For all the complaining, for all the "this is wrong and that is wrong" for all for it I say I feel very lucky to live in...

Original post made by Christine on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 18, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 745 Views

SPORTS

High school winter sports preview

As the splendor of fall gives way to the frigid nights of winter, it is time for the second season of high school sports...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Me , on Jan 18, 2016 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 2340 Views

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Letters: Residents weigh in on Lund Ranch

In the wake of the Pleasanton City Council voting 3-1 last week to endorse a project to add 43 upscale homes to Lund Ranch...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on Jan 17, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 19 comments | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pipe Bomb at Amador

I have heard recent rumblings at my kids grammar school that there was a pipe bomb at Amador High School recently. One of...

Original post made by Just Curious on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Just Curious, on Jan 17, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 520 Views
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