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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

IRS warns about phone scams, phishing as 2015 tax season gets underway

The IRS is kicking off the Dirty Dozen tax scams campaign for 2015 this week with pervasive phone scam and phishing the first...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Whata Crock, 0 minutes ago | 1 comment | 123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by teacher, 55 minutes ago | 76 comments | 7060 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unemployment rates down across Bay Area in November

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Drusilla, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas Day burglary suspects arrested

Pleasanton police arrested four men yesterday who are suspected of stealing thousands of dollars worth of of metal, electrical...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cornell, 4 hours ago | 14 comments | 4332 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Finding a fresh perspective with life coaches

When Caroline, 42, welcomed a woman into her home, courtesy of Airbnb, the two ended up having some good conversations. The...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Julia, 5 hours ago | 9 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seize couple with stolen mail from Pleasanton, Livermore

Livermore police arrested two people from San Francisco on Christmas Eve with a car full of stolen packages from a number...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Nolan, 7 hours ago | 7 comments | 3500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 reasons to get started on education planning in 2014

Education planning for your children or grandchildren is one of the most important financial goals you could plan for in...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Shezad, 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 1665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway declares quarterly dividend as Albertsons take-over nears completion

Pleasanton-headquartered Safeway, Inc.s board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Coleman, 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 3978 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 urges everyone to keep conserving water use

Despite all that rain in December, serious drought conditions persist and Zone 7 urges everyone in its service area to continue...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by BobB, 14 hours ago | 3 comments | 722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police see increase in daytime home burglaries

Pleasanton police put out a warning Thursday through Nixle about an increase in daytime residential burglaries. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Damon, 19 hours ago | 24 comments | 3273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teen talks about 'American Idol' audition

A Pleasanton teen is set to appear on Fox television next week as part of her audition for the 14th season of "American Idol"...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by in Plesanton, on Jan 24, 2015 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 2288 Views

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Bonilla, Buchanan debate at State Senate candidate forum

Two Democrats hoping to become the region's next state senator shared their views on key topics while making their cases...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by interesting, on Jan 24, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 1346 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose's fire chief moving to top fire department post here

Ruben Torres, currently the fire chief in San Jose, has been hired as chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Workin' Man, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 4520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Math for Adults - First Tuesday of the Month at Dublin Library

Do you need to brush up on your math skills? Then come to this free class, "Math for Adults," which is held on the first...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 88 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Please Vaccinate your Children

There should not be a measles outbreak in the US in 2015. So sad. Hope it doesn't spread to Pleasanton....

Original post made by BobB on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 24, 2015 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 216 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police surveillance leads to arrest in Pleasanton Meadows mail thefts

A 46-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday as part of a Pleasanton police investigation into several thefts of mail from the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Greg, on Jan 24, 2015 at 5:14 am | 7 comments | 1654 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton names new finance director

Tina Olson has been named the new Finance Director for the city of Pleasanton, succeeding Emily Wagner, who is retiring but...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Arnold, on Jan 24, 2015 at 1:12 am | 3 comments | 2683 Views

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Michelle Obama urges Pleasanton Council to listen to Obama's speech tonight

Although the Pleasanton City Council has a regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, President Obama's wife want its...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 23, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 35 comments | 2611 Views

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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 Bad Contract, on Jan 23, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 29 comments | 2056 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton temporarily suspends drought billing penalties

In a 4-0 vote last night, the Pleasanton City Council suspended the billing penalty component of the city's emergency drought...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 23, 2015 at 10:43 am | 15 comments | 3631 Views
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Cleaning my PC or cleaning my wallet?
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Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
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Selma Soliloquy
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