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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 | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1367 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 | 876 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commission to review proposed six-home subdivision on Foothill Road

The Pleasanton Planning Commission is set to hold a workshop Wednesday to discuss a landowner’s proposal to split their...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 14, 2017 at 9:33 am | 14 comments | 1213 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton Preps: Falcons start water polo seasons out with strong wins

The Foothill varsity water polo teams opened their seasons with impressive wins last week, with the boys averaging 15 goals...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by ValVistaMom, on Sep 14, 2017 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 1132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: PUSD should reveal superintendent finalist before appointment

The school board was expected to select its top choice for the new superintendent this week -- PUSD's fifth leader since...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Wilson Gary, on Sep 14, 2017 at 3:51 am | 47 comments | 3235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: State housing push revives need for East Side planning

Two years ago, the City Council halted the planning of development on Pleasanton's largely empty 400-acre East Side. Given...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Barry, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:25 pm | 10 comments | 2278 Views

AROUND TOWN

PPD: Baby formula theft leads to discovery of drug sales operation

After catching two shoplifters in the act, undercover detectives uncovered an apparent heroin sales operation Tuesday evening,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 13, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 13 comments | 2547 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Data Breach Equifax

This data breach at Equilfax credit reporting agency impacts nearly every adult in America. Everyone should be careful how...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 9, 2017
Last comment by You can see if your info was leaked for free, on Sep 13, 2017 at 4:40 pm | 5 comments | 472 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Livermore PD praises public for helping find missing senior citizen

Police Saturday praised a Livermore community member and social media for helping to locate an 81-year-old woman who went...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Wireless facility bill will circumvent local control

Thank you, Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda), for being the lone No vote on Senate Bill 649, which, in essence, usurps local government...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 9 comments | 1855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist dies in collision with pickup near Sunol

A bicyclist died Saturday morning in a collision with a pickup truck on a road near Sunol in unincorporated Alameda County,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by keep an eye for cyclists, on Sep 12, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 22 comments | 3795 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD holds secret meeting to discuss how it will spend $270MM of taxpayer money

On Monday evening, the PUSD convened a Facilities Master Plan (FMP) "Kick-Off" meeting of 17 "committee members". The...

Original post made by FalseNews and AlternativeFacts on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 12, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 10 comments | 500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sworn in: 28 Pleasanton residents become U.S. citizens

Twenty-eight Pleasanton residents representing nine countries, including Canada, Iran and India, were sworn in as United...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by sanity, on Sep 12, 2017 at 11:08 am | 3 comments | 4435 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Point-Counterpoint: Johnson Drive EDZ roadwork financing deal

With the Pleasanton City Council set to give final direction on the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone (JDEDZ) road...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by David, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:44 am | 13 comments | 1856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chabad of Tri-Valley buys masonic lodge on Hopyard Road

The Chabad of the Tri-Valley completed its $2.5 million purchase of the former Pleasanton Masonic Lodge on Hopyard Road last...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Perry Mason, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 1959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Overcrowding Today and in Future, 9/12/17 Meeting

Pleasanton School Board Workshop School Overcrowding Today and in Future September 12, at 7:00 p.m. 4665 Bernal Avenue Tuesday...

Original post made by Julie Testa on Sep. 10, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 11, 2017 at 8:31 am | 4 comments | 415 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Your Muslim Neighbor: Pleasanton mosque reaches out to dispel misconceptions, engage community

The "Your Muslim Neighbor" panels at the Pleasanton mosque aim to debunk misconceptions about Islam and to allow nearby fellow...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Spojmie Nasiri , on Sep 9, 2017 at 5:13 pm | 7 comments | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to debate Junipero-Independence traffic calming plan

The Pleasanton City Council is set to consider endorsing a city proposal aimed at alleviating traffic safety concerns in...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 8, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 13 comments | 1391 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland PD officer arrested on suspicion of DUI on freeway in Pleasanton

An Oakland police officer was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and resisting arrest on Interstate 580...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 8, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 1971 Views
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