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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board cancels special meeting on Vranesh case

The Pleasanton school board has canceled a special meeting previously scheduled for tonight to discuss details of an administrative...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Yawn, 15 minutes ago | 59 comments | 3249 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Daily police sirens

On average I hear PD sirens 2x per day. Starting to feel like I am living in Oakland. I can understand the occasional once...

Original post made by kbenson on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Mike, 25 minutes ago | 3 comments | 82 Views

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Bullet that struck, killed Kate Steinle ricocheted off pier wall

The single bullet that struck and killed a 32-year-old woman in broad daylight on San Francisco's waterfront last month appears...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, 4 hours ago | 5 comments | 995 Views

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Sewer district board member resigns to pursue job within district

Dublin San Ramon Services District board member Dawn Benson resigned from the board this week to apply for an employment...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 1370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Homework Policy

Students are only supposed to be getting 2 hours of homework each night (about 20 minutes per class). It's clear to me and...

Original post made by Angry on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 6 hours ago | 13 comments | 1216 Views

SPORTS

Football returns tonight in Pleasanton

Amador Valley football coach Rick Sira and Foothill coach Matt Sweeney have been coaching at their respective schools for...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 1722 Views

SPORTS

14-year-old all-stars finish 2nd in World Series

A fierce late-game comeback fell just short for the Tri-Valley all-stars, who lost an 8-7 heart-breaker to New Jersey in...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Joan Benno, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 399 Views

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Pleasanton man dies while abalone diving off North Coast

The body of a Pleasanton man who was diving for abalone off the Mendocino County coast last week has been recovered. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Alex, 11 hours ago | 9 comments | 2595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council expected to award near-$900,000 contract tonight as part of Bernal/I-680 project

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a near-$900,000 contract tonight for landscaping work and a gateway monument...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Alex, 11 hours ago | 11 comments | 1061 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of teen fatally shot by Pleasanton police officer files claim against department

The family of a 19-year-old San Jose man who was fatally shot by a Pleasanton police officer last month has filed a wrongful...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 12 hours ago | 25 comments | 1694 Views

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Pleasanton Unified deemed justified in firing Vranesh

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh was properly dismissed by the Pleasanton Unified School District due...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Calm Down, 13 hours ago | 15 comments | 1054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Museum on Main's 'Wild West Evening' at Senior Center at 6 p.m. tomorrow

Gamblers and bandits and wild women -- oh my! Step back in time at Museum on Main's seventh annual fundraiser, "A Wild West...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by ???, on Aug 28, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove Custodian Mike Payne Suddenly Removed

Beloved Walnut Grove custodian of nineteen years, “Mr. Mike” Payne was blindsided by a request from PUSD Superintendent Jim...

Original post made by Christine on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by WG Parent, on Aug 28, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 14 comments | 2310 Views

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Lund Ranch plan goes before Planning Commission tomorrow

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will hold a public hearing starting at 7 p.m. tomorrow to consider a bid to build 50 upscale...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by curious george, on Aug 27, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 2090 Views

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Keep saving, says water czar Smith as he heads into retirement

Daniel Smith, who has worked in the city's Operations Services Department for 15 years, including the last eight as its director,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Patriot , on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 7 comments | 1677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney for teen shot in Pleasanton shreds the police response

The contra costa times has a story on the shooting at specialty sales. Don't expect the Pleasanton weekly to report on this....

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 4 comments | 280 Views

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Pharmacist counseling failures to cost Walgreens $1 million

Walgreens, which has a district office here and pharmacies in Pleasanton and Livermore, agreed to pay $502,200 in a settlement...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Maggie, on Aug 27, 2015 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1340 Views

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Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of a plan by Ponderosa Homes to construct 27 houses on a Centerpointe Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 4 comments | 807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Document details decision in Pleasanton school case against former principal

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh was properly dismissed by the Pleasanton Unified School District due...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by CarPark, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 18 comments | 8171 Views

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Water agency to discuss water rates, transparency at special meeting today

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will meet at 4 p.m. today to discuss an ongoing study that will impact whether the agency changes...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Aug 26, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 714 Views
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