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Phone scam -- call from IRS, supposedly

I got a call supposedly from the IRS asking me to call back before 5 pm today. When I looked up the number (1-877-766-2161)...

Original post made by Al on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 19, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 8 comments | 1796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group plans to protest narrowing of Owens Drive at tonight's City Council meeting

The Pleasanton City Council will host a reception at 6:30 tonight for incoming and outgoing members of various city committee...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by ptrox, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:18 am | 12 comments | 2092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton 2017: Building boom continues

For a city that only a few years ago elected a slow-growth City Council, voted for a measure limiting the number of apartments...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 18, 2017 at 7:59 pm | 20 comments | 5418 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Trump's Education Pick: Some Schools need Guns for Grizzlies

"Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary nominee, said it should be up to states whether guns are...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joe Gorton named San Ramon's permanent city manager

The San Ramon City Council has appointed police chief Joe Gorton as the permanent city manager, just over six months after...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 17, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss appointing interim superintendent, other next steps Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will consider appointing an interim superintendent and discuss the search process for hiring...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:41 am | 19 comments | 2970 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Give our street back,' Owens Drive commuters say

Owens Drive, one of Pleasanton's busiest streets when BART commuters leave for work and come home again, just got a facelift...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 1265 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat anarchists caught plotting acid attack at inauguration

Check out what Project Veritas has uncovered. Remember that Democrats are "so peace-loving, so inclusive, so tolerant."...

Original post made by Concerned citizen on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Department announces 3 promotions

This week, Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller promoted two officers and one lieutenant at a badge pinning and oath of office...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Downtown resident, on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the ground squirrels & the Foraging Plants?

Over the past couple of years, I've noticed a steep decline in wildlife and over the past 4 or 5 years, the gradual poisoning...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 220 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DSRSD board approves water rate increase

In response to increased and restructured wholesale water rates, Dublin San Ramon Services District's Board of Directors...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Jan 14, 2017 at 11:25 am | 6 comments | 1551 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley mayors go to Washington

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne goes to Washington D.C. on Sunday to attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors' 85th Winter Meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Ridge runner, on Jan 13, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1488 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eric Swawell "Makes No Sense".

East Bay Politician Eric Swawell was recently referred to as disingenuous. Editor Justin Baragona in a recent article described...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 8, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 12, 2017 at 11:35 pm | 13 comments | 512 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Web page to follow Downtown Specific Plan

A new webpage dedicated to providing easy to access information and updates related to the update of Pleasanton's Downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by PtownNative, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1348 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court rules Steinle's parents can sue federal government, but not San Francisco or former sheriff

The parents of a San Francisco woman who was allegedly fatally shot by an undocumented immigrant in 2015 can proceed with...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 12 comments | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make a Difference for Pleasanton Festival set for Saturday

If your New Year's resolution is to improve your life by helping others, check out the Make a Difference for Pleasanton Festival...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ellen, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2666 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Open Heart Kitchen names new executive director

The Board of Directors of Open Heart Kitchen has appointed Heather Greaux as its the new executive director. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Hathi Winston, on Jan 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1465 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mayor looks at road ahead

Three out of four California voters cast a ballot in the Nov. 8 General Election, the highest turnout since 2008. In Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jan 11, 2017 at 9:44 pm | 35 comments | 2546 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shimansky honored at Oak Hill Park

More than 400 area residents turned out Saturday to pay tribute to the late Michael Shimansky. The Danville Town Councilman...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Paige Shimansky, on Jan 11, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WHEELS bus service making some timing adjustments, route change starting Sunday

The Wheels bus system will be implementing service adjustments starting next Sunday on Routes 3, 8, 11, 10R, 53 and 580X. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Dennis Mochon, on Jan 11, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 774 Views
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A great Leap Day idea moves forward
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 670 views