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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steinle family sues San Francisco, federal authorities, former sheriff

The family of Kate Steinle, a Pleasanton native who was shot and killed on San Francisco's Pier 14 last July, today filed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by James W., on Jun 2, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 4 comments | 1775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PFLL Closing Ceremonies, Home Run Derby Takes Place on Saturday

Pleasanton Foothill Little League is saying goodbye to a great season with food, fun, games and awards at its annual closing...

Original post made by Mindy Long on May. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 276 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Jesus loves you, on May 31, 2016 at 8:01 pm | 16 comments | 3809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning Commission chairman Ritter to seek Pleasanton City Council seat

Herb Ritter, chairman of the Pleasanton Planning Commission, announced Friday that he will seek a seat on the City Council...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 31, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 7 comments | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

No on K supporters spend another $30,000+ since 4/25/16

99%+ of the funding for "No on K" continues to be provided by some of the wealthiest residents of Pleasanton, several of...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Rhel, on May 31, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 25 comments | 810 Views

AROUND TOWN

REVEALED: Paid signature gatherer company for No on K supporters

The name of the company that No on K supporters have refused to identify for months? PCI Consultants, Inc. of Calabasas,...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ed , on May 30, 2016 at 5:52 pm | 17 comments | 633 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton schools already set with rules around gender identity and bathrooms

Schools across the country are grappling with the Obama administration's request that public schools allow transgender students...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 30, 2016 at 9:40 am | 51 comments | 1975 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Memorial Day observance at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow outside Pleasanton Senior Center

Pleasanton will observe Memorial Day Monday with an outdoor ceremony starting at 10:30 a.m. next to the Senior Center on...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Vote to re-elect Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley on June 7

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, first elected to the county board in 2000 and now also representing Pleasanton, is...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 29, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1530 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

MEMORIAL DAY IS ABOUT FAMILY MEMBERS THAT NEVER CAME HOME

Foreign Wars have claimed the lives of many American family members. After more than seventy years the pain lingers for our...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 150 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Director: San Ramon Golf Club in danger of closing

The owners of San Ramon Golf Club are considering closing the 18-hole golf course in the south-central part of the city as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by SamB, on May 29, 2016 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 5957 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by ZOD, on May 29, 2016 at 12:20 am | 4 comments | 5214 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workday earns praise, green light for new headquarters off I-580

Workday, a fast-growing software company, has won heaps of praise from the City Council along with a green light to start...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Over 55, on May 28, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 5 comments | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Want to protect the hills? Vote YES on Measure K

The Lund Ranch property is NOT currently preserved and Measure PP does NOT prevent homes from being built on it. Remember...

Original post made by Voting YES for the Truth on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on May 28, 2016 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 571 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Beware: Tick time is here

It's that time of year again. Trees are blossoming, weather is warming, grasses are growing, and the Ixodes pacifica nymphs...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by JoeG, on May 28, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Undecided on Measure K

This is my first time voting (I'm 18) and I wanted to clear a few things up about measure K. 1. I do not feel any guilt...

Original post made by Anthony on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on May 28, 2016 at 6:56 am | 11 comments | 323 Views

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I am voting NO on K, NO to 43 MORE Executive Houses in Pleasanton

After reading my voters pamphlet and talking to my neighbors I finally decoded the whole Measure K thing. I am against...

Original post made by No on K on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on May 27, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another reason to Vote YES on Measure K--Assembly Bill 2522

Voting YES on Measure K approves a greatly reduced housing project of 43 traditional-style, single-family homes in a valley,...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2016 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 127 Views

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No on K converted me to YES

I just received an electronic notice from my house security cameras that someone was trespassing on my porch. Got a nice...

Original post made by Tired of the arrogance on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on May 27, 2016 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board spares 2 librarian jobs from layoffs, seeks funds to save others whose positions are on chopping block

Pleasanton's school district Tuesday scraped together enough money to fund another two library assistants, and the school...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 27, 2016 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2382 Views
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