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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friday is sentencing day for the Dublin hit-and-run lawyer

In November, Spencer Freeman Smith pled guilty to felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for hitting and...

Original post made by Sam on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by member, on Feb 23, 2015 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 425 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit using double-decker bus in pilot program today

AC Transit will begin a three-week pilot program today in which it will use a 42-foot-long, double-decker bus on selected...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Needs a Private School (like Thales) on a Public Scale

Good article below about a private school model that is not nearly as expensive as most private schools. The article below...

Original post made by Alt on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 321 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raiders, San Diego Chargers considering shared stadium in L.A. areain Southern California with the San Diego Chargers

The Oakland Raiders on Thursday announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters to get 3% raises in each of next 4 years

Unionized firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department are being offered 3% pay increases each year over the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Lugnut, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:00 am | 35 comments | 2706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lone Republican bows out of State Senate race

The only Republican candidate to qualify for the State Senate special election ballot announced Monday that she was dropping...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Devon, on Feb 22, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 2642 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor reports 2014 a very good year for Pleasanton; 2015 will be even better

In his annual "State of the City" report, Mayor Jerry Thorne said 2014 was a very good year for Pleasanton, a year of planning,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 22, 2015 at 12:40 am | 3 comments | 3465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Val Vista Homes : Water Treatment Plant

Hi Guys, We have bought a home in Pleasanton - Val Vista Community. Will be moving in 2 weeks. Wanted to know whether...

Original post made by spdspd on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by K, on Feb 21, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 4 comments | 627 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Four decades of cutting with care

Pleasanton barbershop owner Cosmo Panetta is celebrating more than 40 years in the business of making men, women, and children...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Gloria fredette, on Feb 21, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 8 comments | 4333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident yesterday pm on Dublin Canyon Road?

Hi -- Driving home on 580 East yesterday, traffic was backed up, so I took the Dublin Canyon route instead. When I got just...

Original post made by Grace on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by karen, on Feb 21, 2015 at 9:14 am | 8 comments | 2357 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

West Coast Port Strike Settled!

Contrary to the fulminations of a previous poster, the intervention of the Obama Administration earlier this week has led...

Original post made by Joe Hill on Feb. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 258 Views

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Pleasanton planning chief named assistant city manager

Brian Dolan, Pleasanton's Community Development Director in charge of the planning department for the past seven years, has...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Geraldo, on Feb 20, 2015 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 3205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected mail thieves lead police on car chase

Pleasanton police officers were led on a car chase early Thursday morning after officers responded to a report of a suspicious...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 20, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1464 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Bay Bridge from San Leandro?

The Bay Area Toll Authority's oversight committee voted today to spend up to $400,000 to conduct another study about the...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 20, 2015 at 8:33 am | 10 comments | 1848 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 watchdogs, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:20 pm | 93 comments | 10805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected mail thieves outrun police

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by kbenson on Feb. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill PTO set to vote tonight on PTA affiliation

Foothill High School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) is set to vote tonight whether to become an official Parent-Teacher...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by No to PTA, on Feb 19, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 1706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON BODY TATTOOS AND BODY PIERCINGS?

Personally, I do not like encountering a human body with tattoos and or body piercings. God gave all of us his best creation,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council votes tonight on growth management law

The Pleasanton City Council will vote tonight on a growth management ordinance that will slow down residential building in...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by John, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:26 am | 18 comments | 2912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district ranks among Bay Area's best

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has been ranked the third-best school district in the Bay Area, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 19, 2015 at 10:36 am | 31 comments | 6430 Views
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