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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who uses?? Who pays?? for Ca road repairs ?

Gov Brown spoke yesterday and urged moving on road repairs. (after he diverted our funds to other areas). However, yesterday,...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 24, 2015 at 10:22 am | 16 comments | 327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wheels bus stops for 606 and 611 Vintage Hills

The map provided by Wheels bus service for school bus routes 606 and 611 is not clear on the cross streets, other than the...

Original post made by Member on Aug. 23, 2015
Last comment by Erika, on Aug 24, 2015 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 123 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Staying Dillon Strong

The O'Leary family knows about gardening: It takes patience and nurturing for little seeds to grow to fruits and vegetables...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by MD, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 2054 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring

In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by It's easy to create a name, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:08 am | 30 comments | 5797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Going green: Pleasanton's new bike lanes aim for safer, more cycle-friendly community

For City Councilman Jerry Pentin, his bicycle is not just a tool for exercising or commuting; it is an invaluable part of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ennis, on Aug 23, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 26 comments | 3526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District Child Care

Why does the YMCA run some of the child care centers located at the schools? What can we do to change this? I need the care...

Original post made by Janine on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kenny, on Aug 21, 2015 at 8:47 pm | 16 comments | 814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves new principals, teachers, other contracts

Two new elementary school principals are in place for the start of the school year next week after the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by kathleenrueb, on Aug 21, 2015 at 1:37 am | 13 comments | 3632 Views

AROUND TOWN

A mayor's welcome to Pleasanton

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne received a visit at his City Hall office this week from his new granddaughter Eilís Madeleine...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 20, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OAH: Pleasanton Unified's decision to fire former principal Jon Vranesh was justified

An administrative dispute judge has ruled that the Pleasanton Unified School District's decision to terminate former Walnut...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Done, on Aug 20, 2015 at 11:48 am | 37 comments | 5070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man nabbed at Pleasanton hotel in identity theft case

Police caught a lucky break March 5 when a call to a hotel led to the arrest of a Livermore man for multiple identity thefts. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Missy, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 3372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton homeowners search for answers to sinking ground; city to step in

In recent years, cracks have continually appeared in the walls and foundations of at least two dozen homes in the same Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 19, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 26 comments | 5865 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ELF invasion in Pleasanton

Jon Scudder, a retired Pleasanton resident who lives near downtown, was smitten when he saw a bright orange egg-shaped machine...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by beach bum, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:56 am | 3 comments | 3531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Donlon, Vintage Hills principals named pending approval in Pleasanton

Two new principals are set to start at their respective elementary schools, as long as they are approved by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:52 am | 8 comments | 3556 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton and Livermore Clubs to Host Bay Area's Largest Amateur Tennis Tournament

Over Labor Day Weekend, Ruby Hill Golf Club, in a collaborative effort with Castlewood Country Club and Livermore Valley...

Original post made by kevin on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jill, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD spends over $300,000 more in legal fees in June and July

The wasting of tax dollars continues as the current school board agenda shows PUSD paid law firms a number of payments split...

Original post made by Shocked (but not surprised really) on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 444 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor signs Baker's toll bridge open meetings bill

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon), whose district includes Pleasanton, announced this week that Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Pierre, on Aug 18, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

Following an extraordinary public confrontation with executives of one of Pleasanton's largest homebuilders, the head of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Shawn , on Aug 18, 2015 at 11:56 am | 48 comments | 3885 Views

SPORTS

Amador/Foothill Baseball on display

It was a very cool scene last night in the bottom of the 8th inning between the Giants and Cardinals to see the game deciding...

Original post made by Casual Viewer on Aug. 18, 2015
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Splash of color: Local artists bring beauty to Pleasanton utility boxes

What once were dull, unnoticeable metal boxes located around Pleasanton are being transformed into colorful stations dedicated...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Good, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:48 am | 31 comments | 3284 Views

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Another Spare the Air day due to unhealthy levels of smog, smoke

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for today due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 17, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 755 Views
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