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Pleasanton Chamber endorses Republican Baker for Assembly

Republican Catharine Baker has been endorsed for election to the 16th State Assembly by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 28, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 2442 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mediocrity marks local streets and roads survey in Bay Area cities

The quality of the pavement on the Bay Area's nearly 43,000 lane-miles of local streets and roads is stuck in "fair" condition,...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 28, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 4 comments | 707 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 republicrate, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:31 am | 25 comments | 3276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

RV stopped IN the intersection of Valley and Greenwood

There was a very large RV stopped IN the intersection of Valley and Greenwood tonight from at least 7:30-8:10pm. Two police...

Original post made by Birdland Resident on Oct. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Volunteer Ops for children

I have 12 year old who is having a very difficult time at school and is being constantly and actively bullied. They just...

Original post made by Mom of 2 on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by My thoughts, on Oct 27, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 3 comments | 251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

APT President wants to win an election she isn't running in....

This is a email that the president of the APT sent out to members of her union. She actually TELLS the teachers what to...

Original post made by I just can\\\'t believe this... on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Really??, on Oct 27, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 20 comments | 1683 Views

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Spay your Cats

Feline Friskiness is at full bore. Spay your cats before those fornicating felines wreak havoc on our lovely town. How...

Original post made by Spay your Cats on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Oct 27, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 36 comments | 1025 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: Pleasanton, we urgently need change

To those in the community and Pleasanton Unified School District employees who have offered their support and personal apologies,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Love Pleasanton, on Oct 27, 2014 at 10:09 am | 6 comments | 3510 Views

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Make people post under the real names and be held accountable

It was recently brought to my attention that someone appears to be falsely applying my name to their blog of recent, so I...

Original post made by Marcia Kernan on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Oct 26, 2014 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Property value in Pleasanton homes are going down!

Undoubtedly, many people have moved to this town for our great schools. However with all of the shenanigans going on in the...

Original post made by Hopeful on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by caywen, on Oct 26, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 2 comments | 477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board takes no action at special closed-door meeting

The Pleasanton school board did not take any action at Wednesday night's special closed board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Offthefence, on Oct 26, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 2796 Views

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ZONE 7 WATER AGENCY PRESS RELEASE WOBBLES, CHANGES DURING DURING THE WEEK.

Zone 7 water agency in a press release dated Tuesday October 21, 2014 announced a rate increase of 3% for 2015 and 2016,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Oct. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 101 Views

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Kindness

I was having a lousy day a few months back. Soon after arriving home, the doorbell rang. With slight dread, I answered it...

Original post made by Kindness on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by George , on Oct 25, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 8 comments | 499 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are the police flying drones at night in Pleasanton?

I live in the Birch Creek Terrace townhomes, just south of Arroyo Del Valle, north of Vineyard between First and Bernal....

Original post made by PtownPete on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Noreen, on Oct 25, 2014 at 10:20 am | 16 comments | 775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jon Vranesh back again at last night's school board meeting

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh addressed the Pleasanton school board during the community comment session...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Love my Kids, on Oct 25, 2014 at 7:47 am | 92 comments | 9682 Views

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Vote Yes on Measure BB

In an independent, comprehensive report called "In the Fast Lane," the Bay Area Economic Institute details the economic impact...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 25, 2014 at 6:46 am | 26 comments | 1653 Views

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Pleasanton pedestrians: please

This is in response to a topic about inconsiderate drivers. Pleasanton pedestrians need to help drivers see them. We've...

Original post made by Pleasanton Driver on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Oct 24, 2014 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 180 Views

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Courtesy and Safety Please!

Kind of sad. I was just cut off in downtown Pleasanton by a Lexus with a license plate frame that read "Jesus, All His ways,...

Original post made by Amanda on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Pedestrians need to, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:18 am | 5 comments | 350 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse festival comes to Pleasanton Sunday

Pleasanton Lacrosse Club and Pleasanton Pride Girls Lacrosse are teaming up for their inaugural joint New Player Fall Festival...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Lacrosse fan, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 2237 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City of Pleasanton recognizes business anniversaries

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday recognized local companies for achieving 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years of business in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 23, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 1375 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,084 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 755 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 596 views