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Is Pleasanton the Next Sanctuary City?

Fremont just became a Sanctuary City. It seems City governments are being allowed to pass this measure without even an effort...

Original post made by Just Asking on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 17, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 309 Views

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Planning Commission delays workshop on 39-home project

The Pleasanton Planning Commission last week delayed a scheduled work session to review a 39-house development proposed for...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Mar 17, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 1555 Views

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Zone 7 board OKs support to address creekside erosion threatening homes

The Zone 7 Water Agency board of directors unanimously authorized spending $1.7 million for emergency repairs to an eroding...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by RU Kiddingmii, on Mar 17, 2017 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Police Patrol Mysteriously Missing

I agree with the previous poster regarding the recent mysterious lack of police patrol on our streets in Pleasanton. Just...

Original post made by Strange on Mar. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 206 Views

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Eroding backyards alarm Foothill Road residents

There are signs of the wet winter visible everywhere in Pleasanton, from the tarps and bulldozers drivers on Interstate 680...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Tom N (a 50 year resident), on Mar 17, 2017 at 1:28 am | 31 comments | 4255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cut-throughs make Inklings lot a park and ride

I have been watching the same people park in the middle of the "Inklings customers only" lot every morning about 6 AM. They...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Hansen Curious, on Mar 16, 2017 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 497 Views

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Valentine's Day Angels: Patrolling the Golden Gate to help save lives

A day that is for many a chance to celebrate love and affection is for others a difficult one that can bring on feelings...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 16, 2017 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 4221 Views

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Man accused in Livermore armed robbery linked by police to Pleasanton incident

One of the two men who arrested on Monday on suspicion of robbing two pharmacies at gunpoint in Livermore has now been linked...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 16, 2017 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 553 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton's Stephen Piscotty stays grounded while rising high in the majors

In so many ways, Stephen Piscotty is not your typical Major League Baseball player. Piscotty, the right-fielder for the St....

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2017
Last comment by bravo!, on Mar 16, 2017 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 3398 Views

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Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 7704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Income Tax exemption for teachers

According to the Sacramento Bee, legislation (SB 807) was introduced that will exempt teachers from paying CA state income...

Original post made by Pleasanton Taxpayer on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 7 comments | 402 Views

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Pleasanton trails face closures, damage amid winter rainstorms

Pleasanton city officials announced Tuesday that part of Centennial Trail is closed indefinitely while segments of other...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Brenda, on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 1106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: School board rushes to join the crowd with 'safe haven' resolution

Absent setting policy, making recommendations for real action or possibly reviewing alternative statements, our board instead...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2017 at 10:00 am | 42 comments | 2438 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman indicted for alleged visa fraud ring

A Pleasanton woman has been indicted along with three others on federal charges for allegedly participating in a scheme to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by germainew, on Mar 15, 2017 at 8:40 am | 13 comments | 3502 Views

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Ace Train overflow parking problem

The city of Pleasanton has turned into a large scale park and ride. Each week-day well over 100 cars are parked in overflow...

Original post made by Allen Aldrich on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Rider, on Mar 14, 2017 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Position to represent taxpayers missing from PUSD Bond Oversight Committee

Why is PUSD is set to approve a PUSD Bond Oversight Committee tomorrow with no one representing the taxpayers in the community? A...

Original post made by Missing on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 14, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 245 Views

RESTAURANTS

Odors / Smells / Aroma restrictions or limitations

Where can I find information on what is or is not regulated related to odors / smells / aromas from commercial operations?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 124 Views

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Service to BART’s new Warm Springs station set to start March 25

BART officials said Friday that service on its long-delayed extension to the new Warm Springs station in southern Fremont...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by JC3, on Mar 13, 2017 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1268 Views

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City Council talks Happy Valley water, sewer infrastructure

The Pleasanton City Council reviewed a report Tuesday describing the types of infrastructure improvements necessary and costs...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2017
Last comment by Bruce Brogden, on Mar 12, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 282 Views

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Around Pleasanton: BART moving forward in 2017, but not yet to Livermore

Recently re-elected BART board member John McPartland, fresh off a year that saw the transit agency negotiate a new four-year...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Mar 11, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 5 comments | 3756 Views
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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
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2017 guide to summer camps

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