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Metering Light is Causing Gridlock

Why is Caltrans allowed to turn on freeway metering lights when doing so causes gridlock on city streets? Today was the worst...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Feb 12, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 43 comments | 2217 Views

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Pleasanton schools closed today

Pleasanton schools are closed today in honor of Lincoln's birthday and then again next Monday, Feb. 17, for Presidents' Day. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 12, 2014 at 10:33 am | 11 comments | 1629 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened to the story about PPD dispatcher bust!

There was a story about PPD dispatcher getting busted with meth! It was here this morning.......

Original post made by republicrat on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by republicrat, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 576 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feit out as CEO at ValleyCare Health System

Marcy Feit, ValleyCare Health System's president and chief executive officer since 1997, quit her post suddenly Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by furbur, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:37 am | 29 comments | 8453 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to ponder restoring jobs, smaller classes

The Pleasanton school board will be looking at whether to permanently bring back some of the jobs it restored on a one-time...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by local, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 1090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AAUW Offers Scholarship to Local Women

The Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin branch of AAUW is now accepting applications from college women who will be of junior standing...

Original post made by Joan Leighty on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 11, 2014 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 371 Views

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Not a single story about the healthcare disaster?

The silence is deafening....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:52 am | 101 comments | 2636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 1830 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Special beef cuts recalled by Petaluma producer

A Petaluma-based company recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of meat Saturday produced over the last year that may not...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 3069 Views

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Cristiano named honorary president of Pleasanton real estate firm

Janet Cristiano has been named honorary president of Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Community Member, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 976 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No charges in case where man was left comatose outside his home

No charges will be filed against the teens involved in an altercation that left a Middleton Place man bleeding and unconscious...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by William H Tell, on Feb 10, 2014 at 11:38 am | 75 comments | 6139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck, tools stolen from construction site

A truck and tools valued at nearly $58,000 were stolen from a construction site at the Stoneridge Creek retirement community...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 9, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 1507 Views

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Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by b, on Feb 8, 2014 at 5:16 pm | 57 comments | 5643 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for lawyer charged in Dublin hit-and-run death

Nearly two years after being arrested for running down a bicyclist in Dublin, felony charges are moving forward for a San...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 1368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents quiz experts on new teaching and testing method

Parents last week got a taste of what their kids will be learning in a new educational model known as Common Core State Standards. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by MAF, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:07 am | 5 comments | 1909 Views

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Pentin Suggests Using Recycled Toilet Water for Drinking?

It was reported the Vice Mayor Jerry Pentin "... asked staff at a November council meeting about perhaps using recycled water...

Original post made by Matt Morrison on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 7, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 7 comments | 385 Views

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Amador DECA headed to state competition

Fresh off their award-winning performances at the Northern California DECA District Conference, more than 100 Amador Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 2399 Views

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Whatever happened to Pleasanton's “Central Park” on the Bernal Property?

Remember all that big talk 10 years ago regarding the development of a large “central park” on the Bernal Property? This...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Feb 7, 2014 at 10:02 am | 12 comments | 1810 Views

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Water outlook more positive for Tri-Valley

With drought concerns at the forefront statewide after the governor's emergency proclamation last week, current water availability...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by FactChecker, on Feb 7, 2014 at 1:12 am | 7 comments | 2922 Views

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More toll lanes planned for I-680, this time north of Pleasanton

State freeway planners want to convert the carpool lanes on I-680 between Dublin and Walnut Creek to toll lanes in an effort...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by 680rider, on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 9 comments | 1641 Views
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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 947 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 33 comments | 862 views

Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 595 views