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Pedestrian killed on I-580 ramp in Dublin

One person has died in a fatal collision early Tuesday morning on an Interstate 580 onramp in Dublin, according to the California...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dave Tupper , on Feb 15, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss enrollment projections, new elementary school

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night will take a look at the big picture for PUSD, as trustees are scheduled to discuss...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 2251 Views

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Santa Rita Jail housing inmates evacuated from Oroville amid threat of dam collapse

Nearly 600 inmates from the Butte County Jail in Oroville have been evacuated and transported to Alameda County's Santa Rita...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Lisa Ruggles, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:44 pm | 5 comments | 1426 Views

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County supervisors approve $750,000 to support, defend immigrants

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved $750,000 in funding for support and defense of immigrant and refugee populations...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Brexit, on Feb 14, 2017 at 10:22 am | 48 comments | 2552 Views

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All's fair: Having county fairgrounds here is good for Pleasanton

We are fortunate to have the Alameda County Fairgrounds right here in Pleasanton. There is something happening almost every...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Feb 14, 2017 at 9:34 am | 7 comments | 939 Views

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ACE train service canceled until Thursday

Flooding along train tracks in the Central Valley and a train derailment Friday near Elk Grove contributed to the three-day...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1622 Views

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Man sentenced for 2016 bank robberies, including in Pleasanton

A Stockton man dubbed the "Bearded Bandit" has been sentenced to 45 months in prison in connection with a 2016 bank robbery...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by carlos, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man of the Year

Most soldiers, when they return home from active duty, hang their uniforms in the closet and go back to school or civilian...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by sallyjackson, on Feb 13, 2017 at 5:53 am | 2 comments | 548 Views

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City Council endorses 87-home Irby Ranch project, with land for Sunflower Hill housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted Tuesday night to support an 87-home development on the edge of downtown, a project that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 12, 2017 at 10:26 pm | 67 comments | 6501 Views

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Alameda County Tax Payer's Are Cheated

I am absolutely insulted that the Alameda County Supervisors voted to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars of citizen's...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 12, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 380 Views

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Sign-ups underway for Youth in Government Day

Pleasanton school and city officials are encouraging local high-schoolers to learn more about how local government works...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Tri-Valley Haven Thrift Store, on Feb 10, 2017 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new agreement between district, teachers' union

The Pleasanton school board has signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement between PUSD and the Association...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Feb 9, 2017 at 11:33 am | 73 comments | 3880 Views

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Local high school students set to discuss stress at forum

A group of Pleasanton high school students are set to discuss stress and how they cope with it as part of a special event...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hotslide, on Feb 9, 2017 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1903 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Interfaith peace ring set for Friday in Pleasanton

A group of faith leaders in the Tri-Valley and other community members are set to gather and join hands around the Muslim...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1471 Views

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Good Samaritan rescues driver from partially flooded car near Livermore

An Alameda County resident on Tuesday possibly saved the life of a driver trapped in a partially submerged vehicle in a creek...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 8, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 2771 Views

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City Council to weigh 87-home project, plus land for potential Sunflower Hill housing

The Pleasanton City Council is set to discuss Tuesday night approving an 87-home development where Stanley Boulevard turns...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Matt Sullivan, on Feb 8, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 26 comments | 2922 Views

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Support Your Local Newspaper

We have our local newspaper that outshines the regional and national newspapers. The regional and national newspapers...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 248 Views

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Pleasanton's hidden homeless

They fly under the radar, staying out of sight for the most part. If you didn't know where to look, or when, it would be...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Marie Santos, on Feb 6, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 17 comments | 5355 Views

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New Meditation & Addiction Recovery Meeting Starting 2/13

Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy as the...

Original post made by RecoveryFan on Feb. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Pressing for answers, media comes under attack

The news media is under attack, on a national and local level. The Trump administration declared war on the press less than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Alternative facts, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:16 am | 53 comments | 4246 Views
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Frustrated local officials push BART
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Buyer Beware! The Ethics of College Essay Workshops
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Johnny Be Gone – Long Live Rock-n-Roll
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 513 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

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