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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 Border Collies, 9 minutes ago | 32 comments | 2114 Views

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Pleasanton woman takes plea deal, sentenced for DUI crash that killed toddler

A Pleasanton woman with previous intoxication-fueled run-ins with law enforcement was sentenced to seven years in state prison...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , 49 minutes ago | 1 comment | 388 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time

It truly saddens me to see that our federal government is at the brink of another shutdown yet AGAIN due to our dysfunctional...

Original post made by Horace Townsend on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 69 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 West side Observer, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 1412 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 Buc Lau, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 1248 Views

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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 Buc Lau, 5 hours ago | 23 comments | 2317 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 JibberJoe, 9 hours ago | 13 comments | 645 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 Wilma, 11 hours ago | 22 comments | 2109 Views

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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, 18 hours ago | 37 comments | 2025 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, on Jan 18, 2018 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 832 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, on Jan 18, 2018 at 6:20 pm | 33 comments | 7639 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 | 347 Views

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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 | 2563 Views

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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 | 1564 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 | 3519 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 | 1113 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 | 3333 Views

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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 | 1161 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 | 7826 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 | 1853 Views
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New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 6 comments | 605 views

Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 392 views