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Around Pleasanton: New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton

Housing -- and the need for more of it -- has become a top political and economic issue in California, and Pleasanton could...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Bella, 2 minutes ago | 4 comments | 1306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yeah! Obama's "Common Core" Program is Officially Dead

In a big win for our children, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has officially declared Obama's disastrous Common Core education...

Original post made by pleasanton parent on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Anon, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council reaffirms support of Owens Drive lane reduction

The Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday again declared its support for the one-lane configuration along a stretch of Owens...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Half a Brain, 6 hours ago | 37 comments | 1920 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vintage Hills Elementary locked down while police investigate nearby burglary

Vintage Hills Elementary School was on precautionary lockdown for more than an hour Thursday morning while Pleasanton police...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , 7 hours ago | 11 comments | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police arrest local man two days after standoff

Police officers detained a Pleasanton man on an arrest warrant on Thursday morning at the house where he had holed up and...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 632 Views

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Sheriff's deputy arrested for allegedly facilitating inmate assault at Santa Rita

A correctional deputy was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of facilitating the assault of an inmate at Santa Rita Jail in...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Old Stanley closed due to police activity

Pleasanton police have closed Old Stanley Boulevard between Main and First streets just outside downtown due to undisclosed...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 12 hours ago | 33 comments | 7510 Views

AROUND TOWN

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton

Housing -- and the need for more of it -- has become a top political and economic issue in California, and Pleasanton could...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by Motive, on Jan 17, 2018 at 9:22 pm | 8 comments | 339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police remind residents of city marijuana rules

With recreational marijuana businesses allowed in California as of Jan. 1, the Pleasanton Police Department issued an advisory...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 17, 2018 at 6:22 pm | 14 comments | 2493 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shepherd's Gate welcomes new CEO

Livermore-based Christian nonprofit Shepherd's Gate announced this week that Carol Patterson has been hired as its new chief...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by JM, on Jan 17, 2018 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 1438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police work to make sure residents keep dogs on leash

Reports of dogs roaming without a leash in public parks are on the rise in Pleasanton, and the police department is working...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by safety girl, on Jan 17, 2018 at 12:33 pm | 29 comments | 2062 Views

SPORTS

Cyclist dies in crash near Livermore

A cyclist died when she crashed her bike Sunday morning in unincorporated Alameda County east of Livermore, California Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by Safety for all, on Jan 17, 2018 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 3504 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: Who benefits from proposed costly redevelopment of Civic Center site?

Pleasanton residents should consider carefully the proposed changes to our current Civic Center site, the home of our city...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Matt Sullivan, on Jan 17, 2018 at 11:12 am | 21 comments | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Work ongoing to add parking, storage at Pioneer Cemetery

Construction is underway on a short-term project that aims to bring more parking spaces and a new maintenance storage area...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Jan 16, 2018 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PPD: Livermore man arrested on suspicion of attempted matricide

A Livermore man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after allegedly severely assaulting his mother in the parking...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Jan 16, 2018 at 9:19 pm | 6 comments | 3298 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council to revisit Owens Drive lane reduction

The Pleasanton City Council is set to receive an update Tuesday on traffic circulation along a stretch of Owens Drive near...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Another though, on Jan 16, 2018 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sweeney steps down as Foothill High football coach

Saying it was just time, Foothill High School football coach Matt Sweeney stepped down Tuesday after 31 years of coaching...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Dave McMorrow, on Jan 16, 2018 at 9:44 am | 10 comments | 7795 Views

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School board to consider employee raises

The Pleasanton school board is set to consider raises for classified and management/confidential employees at its regular...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 16, 2018 at 8:35 am | 27 comments | 1835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin: Health officials investigating death of Kolb Elementary student

The death of a student in the Dublin Unified School District is being investigated by the Alameda County Public Health Department,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2018
Last comment by Hannah, on Jan 16, 2018 at 1:14 am | 6 comments | 2633 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Community Spirit

In summer of 2016, about 20 San Ramon leaders gathered together to brainstorm ways to celebrate San Ramon's 150th anniversary...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2018
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Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 91 comments | 1,404 views

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 6 comments | 567 views

Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 354 views