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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman leaves city $1.5 million estate

Just saw the following news story in the San Jose Mercury news. Thanks to Pleasantonian Jean Phyllis Jones. "Longtime...

Original post made by Damon on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 14, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 340 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board meets tomorrow for 3rd look at 2015-16 calendar

The Pleasanton school board will be taking another look at the previously-approved modified lite calendar during Tuesday's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 47 comments | 5309 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are they building?

Does anyone know what they are building across from Bart, near the Oracle and Kaiser buildings? Looks like a big project!...

Original post made by Ptown Mom on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 13, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 6 comments | 492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton house fire causes about $200,000 in damages

A house fire on Touriga Drive in Pleasanton Sunday caused about $200,000 in damage and left the home uninhabitable. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 8 comments | 4208 Views

SPORTS

Parking fees to rise to $3 Jan. 26 at BART stations serving Pleasanton

Parking fees will jump to $3 a day Jan. 26 at the two BART stations serving Pleasanton - West Dublin/Pleasanton next to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by What, No Ebonics?, on Jan 13, 2015 at 10:20 am | 32 comments | 4536 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Spare the Air' alert rules out wood burning fireplaces Christmas Day

Some may call the air quality district managers scrooges while many others will be able to breathe a sigh of relief today...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 13, 2015 at 9:33 am | 27 comments | 2150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair today

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Common Core Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by NoToCC, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 2667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman, 72, injured in robbery near West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station

A 72-year-old woman suffered a large cut to the face Wednesday afternoon during a strong-arm robbery near the West Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 11, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 7 comments | 1887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calendar on school board agenda Tuesday

The school board is meeting on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 with the school calendar issue back on the agenda. The meeting is...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 10, 2015 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alisal teacher named 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'

An Alisal Elementary School third-grade teacher was named a "Symetra Hero in the Classroom" by Symetra, Wells Fargo and the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lennis Sadler, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 3448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teacher named 'Educator of the Year'

Eric Thiel, Amador Valley AP biology teacher and Science Department chair, has been named 2014 Claes Nobel Educator of the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by PLEASANTON MIDDLE SCHOOL, on Jan 9, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 2101 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Truck carrying 45,000 pounds of beer overturns on I-580

A big-rig carrying 45,000 pounds of beer overturned, blocking two lanes of I-580 in Pleasanton Thursday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 1955 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton after his announcement yesterday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 22 comments | 5230 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sisters get 5 years probation in Livermore child abuse case

Two sisters were sentenced today to five years' probation for their felony conviction for willfully harming a child for binding...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by sadden parent, on Jan 9, 2015 at 8:27 am | 5 comments | 1793 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council adopts new Housing Element with development limits through 2023

The Pleasanton City Council begrudgingly adopted a new Housing Element Tuesday that includes the 70 acres rezoned last year...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jan 8, 2015 at 4:23 pm | 9 comments | 3943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to pay $9.87 million as settlement of environmental violations

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by BIG BROTHER, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 2778 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers planning to strike

Mental health workers with the National Union of Healthcare Workers are planning a week of strikes against Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 2852 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castro Valley suspects face attempted murder charges in fight with deputies

Three suspects have been charged with attempted murder for allegedly fighting with two Alameda County sheriff's deputies...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 7, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1386 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are We Actually Saving Water? Is austerity the answer or not?

Since our reservoirs are still low, I can see why we need to conserve water; however, i do think that we could've taken the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paulette, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:18 am | 15 comments | 615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing Tuesday to ratify city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday to consider final approval of its new Housing Element that incorporates...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by HELP US NOW PLEASE, on Jan 6, 2015 at 11:44 pm | 11 comments | 4776 Views
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