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How to fix Mission Hills slide
Pleasanton city officials are asking residents of all ages for their input on how to renovate the popular big slide at Mission... Last comment on Dec 14, 2018 at 10:35 am | 6 comments

Accountability, priorities dominate PUSD community meeting
Widespread accountability was the theme of the night at the second Pleasanton Unified School District community meeting of... Last comment on Dec 7, 2018 at 8:49 am | 27 comments

Final year of Bob's World display in Pleasanton
All good things must come to an end -- and this will be the last year for Bob Stanley's holiday lights extravaganza in Pleasanton.... Last comment on Dec 5, 2018 at 11:42 am | 9 comments

Stray tabby with special needs finds a new home
The holidays came early for Monet, a special-needs tabby just adopted out from Pleasanton's Valley Humane Society. Read... Last comment on Dec 12, 2018 at 9:56 am | 2 comments

 
 
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"Antarctica 6"
On a cruise ship in Antarctica. Left to right: Bruce and Barbara McLeod, Bev and Dave Naegle, Susan and Scott Nelson. Yes, it's cold there, even in their "summer". Submitted by Barbara McLeod (sent from account of Scott an on Feb 23, 2017

 
 
 
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Raises OK’d for PUSD classified staff, management
In line with the recently approved agreement with the teachers union, the approvals featured a 2.5% salary increase for members of the Classified School Employees Association, management/confidential employees, and for unrepresented classified employees. All raises are retroactive to July 1, 2018. Friday, 2:24 PM

Pleasanton girl acting in national tour of 'Waitress the Musical'
Pleasanton resident Bridget Werner, 5, is playing the role of Lulu in the national tour of "Waitress the Musical" when it is at the Sacramento Community Center Theater later this month. Friday, 2:26 PM

Coroner IDs big-rig driver killed in I-580 crash in Dublin
A truck driver who was killed in a collision between two big-rigs on westbound Interstate 580 in Dublin on Tuesday afternoon has been identified by the Alameda County coroner as 32-year-old Henry Louis Rodriguez-Carrerasquillo of Sacramento. Friday, 3:57 PM

City installing new railing along sidewalk of concern on Foothill Road
The Pleasanton City Council signed off on separate plans detailing desired improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians on Foothill Road and on Interstate 580 overpasses, but the public debate last week focused on one temporary safety measure soon to be installed near Foothill High School. Thursday, 5:22 PM | 2 comments

Child Care Links: Making holidays brighter for those it serves
Child Care Links, a private nonprofit agency that has served children in the Tri-Valley for more than 40 years, has now become a leading provider of a wide range of services and programs from providing food, clothing and baby diapers to needy families as well as helping them find child care. Thursday, 12:22 PM | 1 comments

Around Pleasanton: All five cities named Pleasanton celebrate the holidays
It's all about the five U.S. cities named Pleasanton and how the other four -- in Texas, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska -- are celebrating the holidays. Thursday, 12:29 PM | 1 comments

New school recommendation on table for PUSD
After months of surveys, community input meetings and multi-agency studies, Pleasanton Unified staff have settled on an official recommendation for dealing with enrollment growth in the northern part of the city, which was presented and discussed at Tuesday night's regular school board meeting. Tuesday, 11:50 PM

Cal High senior ID'd as teen killed in Fremont shooting
A teenager who was fatally shot while he and another person were driving in Fremont last week has been identified by the Alameda County Coroner's Bureau as 17-year-old Damani "Elijah" Chadly, who was a senior at California High School in San Ramon. Thursday, 4:52 PM

Testa, Narum, Thorne sworn in at Pleasanton council ceremony
The Pleasanton City Council celebrated a changing of the guard this week, as new Councilwoman Julie Testa was sworn into office alongside re-elected Councilwoman Kathy Narum and Mayor Jerry Thorne during a special council meeting. Wednesday, 12:41 PM

News Digest: Sister city events, Future Forum & New chancellor recruitment
The Pleasanton-Tulancingo Sister City Association is hosting a traditional Christmas posada this Sunday evening from 7-8 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building on Main Street. Thursday, 12:29 PM

PUSD receives high marks in California Dashboard update
The California Department of Education recently released updated performance ratings of the state's schools, and Pleasanton Unified School District overall saw high results in most categories, though the district's suspension rate still needs to be addressed, according to the report. Wednesday, 1:33 PM

Sheriff's office marks anniversaries of cold-case homicides near Pleasanton
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office last week called attention to somber anniversaries for a pair of decades-old, unsolved homicide cases near Pleasanton, with investigators also putting out a renewed call for information to help them solve the cold-case murders. Sunday, 6:13 PM

 

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