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Memorial dedication set for Veterans Day weekend at Pioneer Cemetery

Work is underway on a $390,000 memorial at the city-owned Pioneer Cemetery that will pay tribute to the more than 500 veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Dennisspand, 0 hours ago | 4 comments | 2547 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council OKs roadwork financing agreement with Costco

The Pleasanton City Council has given its formal endorsement to a plan for funding key roadwork around where Costco wants...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Ed, 1 minute ago | 18 comments | 1360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton, Dublin residents among plaintiffs in BART lawsuit over mob attacks

Six BART passengers who were beaten, threatened or robbed by mobs of young people in three separate incidents in March and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, 17 minutes ago | 4 comments | 492 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Independent analysis reveals city subsidies for Costco a bad deal

PLEASANTON CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBLE GROWTH PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS REVEALS CITY SUBSIDIES...

Original post made by Matt Sullivan on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by June, 19 hours ago | 17 comments | 665 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Helping Houston: Mohr Elementary School students pack meals for hurricane victims

On Thursday Mohr Elementary School students spent the morning packing 12,744 meals to send to families in Texas affected...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Sep 19, 2017 at 1:57 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worldwide #CamilleStrong boosts recovery for Dublin woman

Camille Chabot, 22, credits the community with helping her beat cancer not once but twice as she endured the side effects...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Sep 19, 2017 at 1:56 am | 3 comments | 1632 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tracy man dies in Memorial Day crash in Livermore

A 21-year-old Tracy man died in a crash on eastbound Interstate 580 in Livermore early Monday morning, according to the California...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Sep 19, 2017 at 1:54 am | 2 comments | 4287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney Spencer Smith fighting his law suspension

Remember Spencer Freeman Smith, the attorney convicted of the hit-and-run death of Bo Hu on Dougherty Road back in 2015?...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Sep 18, 2017 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 290 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stage set for decision on city-Costco roadwork financing deal

The Pleasanton City Council is set to give final direction Monday to city staff on an agreement with Costco for how to pay...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Long Timer, on Sep 18, 2017 at 4:04 pm | 24 comments | 1912 Views

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PPD: Gas station cleared after report of suspicious device

Authorities closed off the Chevron gas station on Hopyard Road at Owens Drive for several hours on Saturday while investigating...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Sep 18, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 748 Views

AROUND TOWN

What to do about a noisy neighbor

I have neighbor 2 doors down in my cul-de-sac who runs his contractor business out of his garage and driveway. Most days...

Original post made by PVguy on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Vigy, on Sep 18, 2017 at 11:31 am | 4 comments | 326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Council should endorse JDEDZ roadwork financing deal with Costco

It's the right deal at the right time. The Pleasanton City Council should give its final endorsement to the Johnson Drive...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Perry Mason, on Sep 18, 2017 at 10:59 am | 10 comments | 1241 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 board OKs new program, more project funding in wake of creek erosion

In the wake of significant erosion in Pleasanton’s Verona Reach neighborhood earlier this year, Zone 7 Water Agency has...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by Perry Mason, on Sep 18, 2017 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 874 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin: Deputies arrest man accused of beating pit bull puppy

A 9-month-old pit bull is in serious condition and set to undergo surgery after she was beaten Monday, according to Alameda...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 18, 2017 at 9:58 am | 12 comments | 2853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Worldwide #CamilleStrong boosts recovery

Camille Chabot, 22, credits the community with helping her beat cancer not once but twice as she endured the side effects...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2017
Last comment by Kerrie Chabot, on Sep 17, 2017 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 237 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton developer accused of illegal donations to Swalwell campaign

A prominent East Bay developer and Pleasanton resident was arraigned Monday on federal allegations he made illegal campaign...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Greed, on Sep 17, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 25 comments | 4577 Views

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Traffic snarled after deadly crash on I-580 west of Pleasanton

One lane of westbound Interstate 580 has reopened west of Pleasanton after a pair of collisions involving two big-rigs that...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Juror, on Sep 16, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 10 comments | 2947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: New year, new start, new optimism for PUSD

Monday marked the first day of Pleasanton school district's school year with new leadership, new bond money to fund needed...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by ankit121, on Sep 16, 2017 at 2:19 am | 2 comments | 1535 Views

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School board discusses PUSD properties, new school at facilities workshop

Splitting grades K-5 between Donlon Elementary and a new school on the property and finding a parcel near Hart for a new...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 15, 2017 at 9:33 am | 5 comments | 1295 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Opinion: Time to defeat a bad bill on bridge tolls

It is unusual to see a federal official weigh in on actions being taken in Sacramento, but Congressman Mark DeSaulnier felt...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Angry driver, on Sep 14, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 831 Views
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Hurricanes and drought touch home
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 365 views