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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Kate's Law: House passes bill inspired by shooting death of Kate Steinle

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed "Kate's Law," a bill inspired by the shooting death of Pleasanton native Kate...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jun 30, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 9 comments | 3018 Views

AROUND TOWN

'And they're off!' Fair track announcer is rising star in horse racing

That Chris Griffin is the track announcer for the two Oak Tree at Pleasanton horse racing meets is not a surprise. But the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 30, 2017 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 2382 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Amador Valley lacrosse star is a true role model

Sadie Grozier, who recently graduated from Amador, is one of the more accomplished athletes -- lacrosse or any other sport...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Mohr Mom, on Jun 29, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 2920 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Dublin courthouse now open

The new Dublin courthouse opened for business this week, with its first cases heard on Tuesday. The Alameda East County Hall...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 28, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2497 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County DA's Office promotes gun safety campaign

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office and the distraught father of a 15-year-old boy who was killed in a gun accident...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 27, 2017 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider approving budget, LCAP at meeting Tuesday

Consideration of the proposed PUSD budget and LCAP, a discussion on the first issuance of Measure I1 bonds and possible compensation...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 26, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART board OKs sanctuary policy, fare increase; repeals 'seat hog' ordinance

BART's Board of Directors at its meeting in Oakland on Thursday morning passed a sanctuary resolution declaring the agency's...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by RR, on Jun 26, 2017 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shadow Cliffs welcomes new solar carport system

The East Bay Regional Park District celebrated a major district-wide energy efficiency project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:40 am | 12 comments | 2176 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Graduation ceremonies this week for Pleasanton high school seniors

About 1,100 Pleasanton high school students will graduate this week as eighth graders finish middle school to take their...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Nica, on Jun 25, 2017 at 9:46 pm | 4 comments | 3129 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board expected to approve budget, LCAP on Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board is expected to approve the district's 2017-18 budget at its meeting Tuesday, two weeks after...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by tim, on Jun 25, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 11 comments | 1500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery of ATM Machine at AM/PM

Was at the AM/PM at Bernal next to McDonald's today and Thursday night (well 3 am) they were robbed. Someone actually broke...

Original post made by K on Jun. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 259 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton woman charged with murder for fatal collision appears in court

A Pleasanton woman with a history of drunk driving appeared in court Monday afternoon to face a murder charge for the death...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Adam, on Jun 23, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 8 comments | 3336 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ruby Hill hotel, event center a no-go for Planning Commission

It appears to be back to the drawing board for a landowner proposing to bring a 42-room lodging facility and a three-story,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Jun 23, 2017 at 4:29 pm | 11 comments | 2904 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council eyes new smoking restrictions for apartment complexes next year

Apartments around Pleasanton are on track to face more stringent smoking rules after the City Council gave initial support...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jun 23, 2017 at 12:03 pm | 9 comments | 2517 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Marin County can circumvent Affordable Housing Requirement and We can't?

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2017/06/23/no-affordable-housing-marin-county-nimby.html It is time we elect...

Original post made by Common Sense on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 23, 2017 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening day of fair horse racing canceled because of heat

And they're off ... almost. Oak Tree at Pleasanton will wait an extra day before kicking off horse racing at the 2017 Alameda...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Senior, on Jun 22, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1769 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ban on Paper and Plastic starts on Tuesday

Is Dublin adopting the ban on paper and plastic shopping bags starting the first of the year? I ask that because if they...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Jun 22, 2017 at 11:00 am | 58 comments | 7966 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council to consider new smoking restrictions for apartment complexes

The Pleasanton City Council is set to talk Tuesday night about a proposed ordinance that would prohibit smoking in most places...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Jun 21, 2017 at 9:16 pm | 18 comments | 2705 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART strike averted 5 hours before scheduled shutdown

Pleasanton commuters were spared a traffic nightmare when BART's management and leaders of its second-largest union announced...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Fire Them, on Jun 21, 2017 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 4266 Views

RESTAURANTS

An American classic: Pleasanton restaurateur wins James Beard Award

Some have called him "The General." Others, "The King of Tacos." But now, Pleasanton resident Miguel Jara has a new moniker...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by ValleyJoe, on Jun 20, 2017 at 9:46 pm | 15 comments | 9832 Views
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