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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduating Senior earns Eagle Scout

Chase Barkdull, of Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 947, recently completed his Eagle project and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout....

Original post made by Karen Seipert on Jun. 21, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

We are fortunate to live in a wonderful city with exceptional schools. Our well-rounded students consistently demonstrate...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 20, 2015 at 11:28 pm | 44 comments | 4553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public ceremony at 11:15 a.m. to dedicate downtown's Rotary Park today

A small three-quarter-acre park, now known as Main Street Green Park and located at the corner of Vervais Avenue and Main...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jr, on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss superintendent search at 6 p.m. tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss and possibly take action to conduct a search for...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 20, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 19 comments | 2567 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What, exactly is an "extreme" rodeo?

I note with some concern the addition of the adjective "extreme" to the rodeo event at the Fair. I doubt that the modifier...

Original post made by Hugh Mayne on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Colonel Slanders, on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian injured in downtown collision

An elderly man was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 19, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 721 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton company built Berkeley apartment complex where 6 died in balcony collapse

A Pleasanton-based construction company has been identified as the contractor of the Berkeley apartment complex where six...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 3863 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal court reviewing right to carry concealed guns issue in California counties

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday but did not indicate how they will rule...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 739 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local teen receives $4,000 scholarship

A Pleasanton teen was awarded a scholarship from the ValleyCare Auxiliary, which gives scholarships to high school seniors...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 1273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE announces 2015 'Innovative Education Grant' winners

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced Wednesday its 2015 Innovative Education grant recipients,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board appoints interim HR chief

The Pleasanton school board appointed Dianne Howell as the interim assistant superintendent of human resources, but did not...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by need a global perspective, on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 31 comments | 4394 Views

AROUND TOWN

!7th Annual July 4th Celebration & Concert

Come to Wayside Park , bring a seat, enjoy a program of music and patriotic commemoration from Noon to 1:30....

Original post made by Bob Williams on Jun. 18, 2015
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Baker opposes Legislature's budget plan

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) voted no on the record-high budget that Assembly and Senate Democrats passed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by nice to see, on Jun 18, 2015 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 1288 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Zone 7 hikes its new fiscal year budget by $7.6 million

Zone 7 Water Agency's board of directors have approved a $124.2-million budget for the coming fiscal year, a $7.6 million...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 674 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Indiana man arrested for suspected Pleasanton robbery

A 22-year-old transient from Indiana was arrested early Monday morning for suspected robbery at the Chevron gas station on...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jun 17, 2015 at 10:23 am | 6 comments | 966 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Good times are back as city revenues soar past $106 million

Newly hired Pleasanton Finance Director Tina Olson just presented her first full-year municipal budget to the City Council,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by M.William, on Jun 16, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 3 comments | 970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any news on the Vranesh decision

Has there been a decision on the Vranesh court hearings? ...

Original post made by carrie on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Jun 16, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to meet again June 16 to consider controversial East Side land use plans

The Pleasanton City Council will meet next Tuesday to take action on pending plans for developing 1,100 acres of the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 2677 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Museum hosts 'An Evening with FDR' at Pleasanton Firehouse tonight

Pleasanton will play host to a discussion of one of America's most recognizable presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction

Hi, Does anyone know what they're going to build on Willow at Owens? I know about the new buildings on the East side,...

Original post made by AL P on Jun. 16, 2015
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