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SCHOOLS & KIDS

No action at special school board meeting

The Pleasanton school board took no action after meeting for more than an hour in closed session Tuesday night to discuss...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 30, 2016 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 2778 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigating theft of handgun, car

Pleasanton police are investigating a burglary in which $80,000 worth of items -- including a handgun -- were reportedly...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Dec 30, 2016 at 9:02 am | 8 comments | 2866 Views

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Council OKs purchase of San Francisco property for $4.2 million

In a nearly-empty chamber and with only one objector, the City Council last night agreed to spend $4.2-million to acquire...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Dec 28, 2016 at 9:50 pm | 11 comments | 2535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is school in session all the way up to xmas eve

i think its ridiculous that our schools are still in session up to the day before christmas. This just seems to take all...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 28, 2016 at 11:43 am | 42 comments | 2673 Views

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BART hikes fines for parking illegally at station lots

People caught parking illegally at BART lots around the Bay Area will face stiffer fines in the New Year, according to the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by BART may never Run to Livermore, on Dec 27, 2016 at 9:47 am | 8 comments | 2181 Views

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30 evacuated from San Ramon Chinese restaurant that caught fire Christmas night

Thirty customers were evacuated from a Chinese restaurant in San Ramon that caught fire Christmas night. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 26, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 2 comments | 3293 Views

AROUND TOWN

McCaffrey opting not to play for Stanford in Sun Bowl hurts spirit of game

Somewhat lost in the sports news of the last couple of weeks was the decision of Stanford football star Christian McCaffrey...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dave Levine, on Dec 26, 2016 at 11:03 am | 10 comments | 1712 Views

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Pleasanton's 5 police chiefs since 1954 hold reunion

With few chiefs in the history of Pleasanton's Police Department, a recent reunion of "top cops" made for a very special...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jliu77, on Dec 26, 2016 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 2263 Views

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Don't let humbug trump holiday happiness

Saturday marks Christmas Eve for Christians and the start of Hanukkah for Jews. The concurrence of these two major holidays...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Dec 24, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 4 comments | 709 Views

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Pleasanton school district superintendent placed on administrative leave

Pleasanton school district Superintendent Rick Rubino has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 23, 2016 at 9:11 am | 40 comments | 14106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man of the Year: Army Major Doug Miller, a Pleasanton leader

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 Meylan's family, on Dec 23, 2016 at 8:44 am | 14 comments | 2934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed robbery reported at Stoneridge Mall

Pleasanton police are investigating after a woman reported being robbed at gunpoint outside the Stoneridge Shopping Center...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Dec 23, 2016 at 5:36 am | 14 comments | 3281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton buying $1.3-million new aerial fire-fighting truck

The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department won approval Tuesday to purchase a $1.3 million new aerial fire-fighting truck with...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Dec 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1794 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD- A Mess

When are the citizens of Pleasanton going to come to the realization that the problems with the District are not because...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 20, 2016 at 6:56 pm | 31 comments | 6783 Views

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Last piece of San Francisco-owned property may soon be ours

The City Council is expected to move forward Tuesday with an apparent opportunity to buy a vacant 3.18-acre property across...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Anger, on Dec 20, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 33 comments | 4852 Views

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Family tradition carried on for three generations

The John and Tish Deus family practiced the same tradition each Christmas, which was handed down from his family: Santa would...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by Uncle R, on Dec 17, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 446 Views

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It's time for winter sports

There will be a different look to the East Bay Athletic League this season as Dublin and Dougherty Valley join the league....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by KarenHeinz, on Dec 17, 2016 at 2:03 am | 2 comments | 2123 Views

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2 new courts approved for Pleasanton tennis complex

The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to build two new courts at the Pleasanton Tennis Park at an estimated cost of $600,000,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Ellen, on Dec 16, 2016 at 1:48 pm | 16 comments | 3121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man arrested after truck does donuts on Sports Park fields

Pleasanton police arrested a Castro Valley man early Tuesday morning after they allege he damaged turf at Pleasanton Sports...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by AR15, on Dec 16, 2016 at 10:09 am | 10 comments | 4296 Views
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