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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... Last comment on Dec 14, 2018 at 11:40 am | 2 comments

Around Pleasanton: The five
It's all about the five U.S. cities named Pleasanton and how the other four -- in Texas, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska -- are... Last comment on Dec 14, 2018 at 10:18 am | 1 comment

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

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

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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


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. Sunday, 12:53 PM

CHP: One injured in freeway shooting near Bernal Avenue
One person was injured in a highway shooting Friday evening in Pleasanton, California Highway Patrol officials said. Sunday, 5:56 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. Sunday, 12:53 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

Looking for perfect holiday gift? Try new Tri-Valley books
If holiday book-giving isn't already a tradition among your family and friends, this might be the year to start. Visits to Towne Center Books on Main Street or book departments in stores can yield nice gifts -- for oneself or for others. The Museum on Main also sells unique gift items, including history books about Pleasanton. Sunday, 5:57 PM

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

East Bay Parks warns of toxic mushrooms amid rainy weather
Given the rainy weather in the region the past couple of weeks, the East Bay Regional Park District is issuing its annual warning to avoid certain wild mushrooms that can be harmful or fatal to people and pets. Sunday, 6:05 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

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 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

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


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