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Construction starts on purple pipes in Dublin

The Dublin San Ramon Services District has begun construction on a system of purple pipes to bring reclaimed water to areas...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 25, 2015 at 9:14 am | 5 comments | 3023 Views


Jim Hansen: Back on campus

Pleasanton's interim schools superintendent Jim Hansen admits he has a steep learning curve this year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Another Parent, on Aug 24, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 6 comments | 3552 Views


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 | 435 Views


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 | 262 Views


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 | 2967 Views


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 | 6002 Views


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 | 3797 Views


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 | 892 Views


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 | 4070 Views


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 | 2169 Views


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 | 5535 Views


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 | 3468 Views


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 | 6293 Views


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 | 4206 Views


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 | 3869 Views


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 | 290 Views


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 | 556 Views


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 | 1202 Views


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 | 4399 Views


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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