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Pleasanton seeks teen poet laureates for 2015-16

The City of Pleasanton is looking for applicants to be Pleasanton's Teen Poet Laureate for the 2015-16 academic year. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Dawn Khan, on Sep 13, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 1913 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Several hundred turn out for 9/11 ceremony in Pleasanton

Several hundred turned out Sunday morning for a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 15th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton parent, on Sep 12, 2016 at 7:50 pm | 3 comments | 1537 Views

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Costco: Break-Even

Let's do some simple math. We have asked the City repeatedly for the number of years it will take to break-even on our taxpayer...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 91 comments | 1785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 of those Injured Vasco Road crash weren't wearing seat belts

A single vehicle accident in unincorporated Contra Costa County on Friday night severely maimed one boy and caused five other...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by @Mom, on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:39 am | 7 comments | 1971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber hosting Pleasanton municipal election candidates forum at 7:30 a.m. today

Candidates for mayor and three vying for election to the City Council will participate in a "Meet the Candidates" forum...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Looking to the future, on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:34 am | 13 comments | 2220 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds march, arrests made in protests at Urban Shield in Pleasanton

A total of 23 protesters were arrested Friday outside the "Urban Shield" event, the nation's largest first-responder exercise,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Citizen , on Sep 10, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 10 comments | 2906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior discounts

I was delighted to be offered a senior discount at the Mission Plaza Workbench True Value Hardware store, one day last week....

Original post made by helen on Sep. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 260 Views

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Councilwoman Karla Brown launches re-election campaign

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Karla Brown has kicked off her campaign for re-election on Nov. 8 with a rally at the home of...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 9, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 25 comments | 2566 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

IKEA submits plans for Dublin store at I-580, Hacienda Drive

Bay Area residents could have three IKEA stores to choose from if plans submitted for a new Dublin location are approved,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 9, 2016 at 12:48 pm | 30 comments | 5359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Urban Shield expected to draw police, protestors to Pleasanton

A four-day event beginning at the Alameda County Fairgrounds next week is expected to bring hundreds of first responders...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by patcher, on Sep 9, 2016 at 11:48 am | 6 comments | 1958 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs 3-story homes on downtown site, ground-floor retail

The Pleasanton City Council last night approved a mixed-use housing and retail development at Old Bernal Avenue and Augustine...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by AR15, on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:30 am | 20 comments | 4255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Urban Shield expected to draw police, protestors to Pleasanton

A four-day event beginning at the Alameda County Fairgrounds next Friday is expected to bring hundreds of first responders...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by gram5x5, on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:13 am | 10 comments | 4474 Views

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WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

Please help me....I have been told by several sources that our City is run by the Chamber of Commerce. They have select committees...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 8, 2016 at 9:15 pm | 43 comments | 1988 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Girls RAGE, boys BUSC open soccer season with Main Street parade Saturday

The 45th annual Pleasanton Youth Soccer Kick-off Parade will be held from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Saturday in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jason Fukwelle, on Sep 8, 2016 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 1053 Views

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Arguments for and against Measure MM initiative

As the Alameda County Registrar's office marks the deadline Friday for submissions to be printed in voter information booklets...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 7, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 77 comments | 7698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Following Brock Turner's release, recall-campaign organizers rally; Swalwell speaks

Local and national elected officials, Stanford University students, sexual-assault survivors, parents and others threw their...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by christine, on Sep 6, 2016 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1882 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART launching perks program for off-peak commutes

BART is launching a program offering cash rewards for riders who commute to work outside of the busiest hours. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Sep 6, 2016 at 5:56 pm | 7 comments | 1830 Views

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Chick-fil-A coming to Pleasanton

Chick-fil-A, a national chain known for its lineup of grilled chicken entrees, will open a Pleasanton restaurant in mid-2015...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 5, 2016 at 9:11 pm | 13 comments | 10195 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3 bond measures on Nov. 8 ballot will boost taxes paid by Pleasanton property owners

There are three bond measures on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot that will add to Pleasanton property taxes. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasantonian1, on Sep 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 9 comments | 3719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales Tax: Measure MM vs Costco

On August 24, the Independent Newspaper reported that the new study ordered by the City of Pleasanton and funded by the developer,...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Tom M., on Sep 3, 2016 at 11:02 am | 9 comments | 966 Views
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Suspicious Stein, Watchdog Warren, and a Basket of Deplorables
By Roz Rogoff | 20 comments | 1,252 views

New apartments will be pricey to rent
By Tim Hunt | 8 comments | 592 views