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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government Holidays Disrupt Domestic Commerce

All government holidays should be moved to take place on Saturday and or on Sunday. This change will free up domestic...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: Mayor Thorne on schools, traffic, housing

It seems like schools, traffic and housing are always top issues for most of us in Pleasanton, and especially to Realtors...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 20, 2017 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 1921 Views

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Editorial: Now is the time to share your thoughts on downtown planning

This is the time for the large and diverse stakeholder group -- the residents who feel a strong connection and ownership...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 19, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 1675 Views

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BART board votes for more bike parking, fewer seats on trains

More bikes and fewer seats on trains continue to be priorities for the BART board of directors, which voted last week to...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Patriot, on Feb 18, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 647 Views

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Karla Brown--the flip-flopper

Read about the recent approval of the Irby Ranch project by the City Council. What's most interesting to me is to see...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 18, 2017 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 431 Views

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ACE train to run limited service starting Thursday

After a three-day cancellation of service, the Altamont Corridor Express commuter train line will begin running again tomorrow...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Feb 16, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 3 comments | 1907 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton takes over USA Cheer Open

Pleasanton was well-represented at the United Spirit Association (USA) Cheer Open at UC Davis on Super Bowl Sunday, with...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Lorraine, on Feb 16, 2017 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2120 Views

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Spring Community Education Classes

Pleasanton Adult and Career Education has community education classes starting in April. Registration is open now at: bit.ly/AdultEdRegistration....

Original post made by PUSD Adult and Career Education on Feb. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 318 Views

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Pleasanton: Peace ring formed in solidarity with Muslims, immigrants, refugees

Nearly 150 residents of various faiths joined together outside the Muslim Community Center of the East Bay in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Margie_J, on Feb 16, 2017 at 2:43 am | 7 comments | 3588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to explore building new elementary school on Neal property

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night took a step forward in planning for a new elementary school in the district, directing...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 7 comments | 1711 Views

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SAP relocating regional office from visible corner in Dublin to San Ramon

Software company SAP that occupies a highly visible building at Hacienda Drive and Dublin Boulevard is set to relocate its...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by tanya, on Feb 15, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 7870 Views

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Pedestrian killed on I-580 ramp in Dublin

One person has died in a fatal collision early Tuesday morning on an Interstate 580 onramp in Dublin, according to the California...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Dave Tupper , on Feb 15, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss enrollment projections, new elementary school

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night will take a look at the big picture for PUSD, as trustees are scheduled to discuss...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 2651 Views

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Santa Rita Jail housing inmates evacuated from Oroville amid threat of dam collapse

Nearly 600 inmates from the Butte County Jail in Oroville have been evacuated and transported to Alameda County's Santa Rita...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Lisa Ruggles, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:44 pm | 5 comments | 1584 Views

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County supervisors approve $750,000 to support, defend immigrants

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved $750,000 in funding for support and defense of immigrant and refugee populations...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Brexit, on Feb 14, 2017 at 10:22 am | 48 comments | 2718 Views

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All's fair: Having county fairgrounds here is good for Pleasanton

We are fortunate to have the Alameda County Fairgrounds right here in Pleasanton. There is something happening almost every...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Feb 14, 2017 at 9:34 am | 7 comments | 1089 Views

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ACE train service canceled until Thursday

Flooding along train tracks in the Central Valley and a train derailment Friday near Elk Grove contributed to the three-day...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1814 Views

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Man sentenced for 2016 bank robberies, including in Pleasanton

A Stockton man dubbed the "Bearded Bandit" has been sentenced to 45 months in prison in connection with a 2016 bank robbery...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by carlos, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1600 Views

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Man of the Year

Most soldiers, when they return home from active duty, hang their uniforms in the closet and go back to school or civilian...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by sallyjackson, on Feb 13, 2017 at 5:53 am | 2 comments | 620 Views

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City Council endorses 87-home Irby Ranch project, with land for Sunflower Hill housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted Tuesday night to support an 87-home development on the edge of downtown, a project that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 12, 2017 at 10:26 pm | 67 comments | 6735 Views
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Valley Trails site is poor location for school
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 668 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
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