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BART fares go up 2.7% in new year

Fares increased for BART riders in the new year, with everyone paying 2.7% more than in 2017, according to the transit agency. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by David, on Jan 5, 2018 at 12:39 am | 12 comments | 1032 Views

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Editorial: The value of community journalism

When Investigation Discovery (ID) television network wanted to do a documentary-style program about the 2008 murder of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Community reporting, on Jan 4, 2018 at 1:26 pm | 9 comments | 1448 Views

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construction on Main street?

Just noticed a construction sign up at the corner or Del Valle and Main street for delays from January 11-March 31. construction...

Original post made by Silverfox on Jan. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 125 Views

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School district expands adult and career education offerings

With the start of the new year come new offerings from PUSD's Adult and Career Education Department as it gears up for the...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Julia Brown, on Jan 3, 2018 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1352 Views

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POT - The brain Altering Weed

This coming New Year begins at 0001 hours January 01, 2018, California will begin to experience an upswing in motor vehicle...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Mikel, on Jan 2, 2018 at 8:27 pm | 16 comments | 965 Views

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City plans to retain Pleasanton Garbage as solid waste hauler

The city of Pleasanton appears poised to continue its decades-long relationship with Pleasanton Garbage Service after the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by Ndna Jnz, on Jan 2, 2018 at 10:46 am | 12 comments | 8506 Views

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Stoneridge Creek expansion nearly complete

The Stoneridge Creek senior living community is close to seeing its full vision come to fruition, with construction moving...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Long-Time Ptowner, on Jan 2, 2018 at 9:59 am | 5 comments | 2599 Views

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County: Consider paying property taxes before Jan. 1

Alameda County Treasurer-Tax Collector Henry Levy reminded taxpayers, especially residential homeowners, to consider paying...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 30, 2017 at 7:34 pm | 28 comments | 2826 Views

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Jurors hear opening statements in Steinle murder trial

The trial of a man charged with the fatal shooting of Pleasanton native Kathryn “Kate” Steinle on San Francisco's Pier...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by framaroot, on Dec 29, 2017 at 6:07 am | 9 comments | 1260 Views

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Zone 7 recruiting for new general manager

Zone 7 Water Agency has begun the process of searching for its next general manager with the goal of making a hire by March. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Buc Lau, on Dec 28, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 1529 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State officials discuss rules, fees for cannabis businesses at county summit

With Monday set as the start date for legal sales of recreational marijuana in California, dozens of current and potential...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Mf, on Dec 28, 2017 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1020 Views

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Council reviewing options to confront unfunded pension liabilities

The Pleasanton City Council is set for a wide-ranging discussion Tuesday night about how to address the city's growing unfunded...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Lou Stuhle, on Dec 28, 2017 at 10:58 am | 25 comments | 2587 Views

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Pleasanton police lieutenant presented with 2017 Trail Blazer Award

The California Peace Officers Association recently presented Pleasanton Police Department Lt. Maria Munayer with the 2017...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by Margo Tarver, on Dec 26, 2017 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1774 Views

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Ballot measure seeks to curb health care costs

Palo Alto voters may have a chance next year to put a cap on how much Stanford Health and other health care providers can...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Also smell a rat, on Dec 26, 2017 at 11:43 am | 11 comments | 1809 Views

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Pedestrian killed in Wednesday night collision on Hacienda Drive

A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car on Hacienda Drive on Wednesday night, Pleasanton police said Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 26, 2017 at 9:58 am | 12 comments | 4635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD gets high marks from state

The Pleasanton Unified School District has met the highest performance level on three of four reported state indicators of...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Grumpy, on Dec 26, 2017 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 1739 Views

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Here comes Santa Claus: Visiting St. Nick is a Tri-Valley tradition

Whether a child is thrilled to meet Santa or bursts into tears at the proximity of the portly red-clad stranger, it is an...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest driver after standoff near Stoneridge Mall

Pleasanton police announced late Tuesday night they had taken a female driver into custody after she locked herself in her...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Dec 23, 2017 at 9:38 pm | 7 comments | 3970 Views

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Spare The Air Days Speeds Up Global Warming

While the democrats voice their concern with the potential for global warming, the democrats by way of the Bay Area Air Quality...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Dec 23, 2017 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 315 Views

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Local teens arrested for flare gun shootings in San Ramon

Four local teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of shooting flare guns into multiple houses in San Ramon over the weekend. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Name them, on Dec 23, 2017 at 8:54 am | 6 comments | 1614 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
By Tom Cushing | 25 comments | 783 views

Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 136 views