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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set for Saturday facilities tour

The Pleasanton school board has called a special meeting for Saturday morning for board members to take a tour of district...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 18, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal officer-involved shooting in Livermore

Police in Livermore shot and killed an armed person who started a fire inside a house Wednesday night, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Rider, on Aug 18, 2017 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen honored for creating Pleasanton's new library card artwork

Pleasanton library cards have a fresh new design thanks to Foothill High School freshman Afreen Shameem. The 14-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 17, 2017 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 3554 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council tweaks proposal for smoking restrictions at apartments

The Pleasanton City Council took another step Tuesday toward establishing new stringent smoking regulations for rental apartment...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 17, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 5 comments | 2657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car burglary reported Sunday at Pleasanton BART station

Burglars broke into vehicles at two BART stations in the East Bay on Sunday, according to police with the transit agency. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Stella, on Aug 15, 2017 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 1636 Views

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Pleasanton council to consider confirming new smoking restrictions for apartments

The Pleasanton City Council is set Tuesday to consider final approval of a proposed ordinance to implement stringent smoking...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by no name chosen, on Aug 15, 2017 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 1582 Views

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Tim Talk: Cutting down on cut-through traffic

After its staff worked with the neighborhood, the Pleasanton City Council will have the opportunity to use traffic calming...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Aug 15, 2017 at 11:20 am | 31 comments | 2878 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

County sheriff's spokesman apologizes for accidental retweet of white nationalist video

An Alameda County sheriff's spokesman apologized Tuesday morning for what he said was an accidental retweet Monday night...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 15, 2017 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Local homeless man beaten in unprovoked attack

Pleasanton police are searching for three young men allegedly involved in an unprovoked attack on a local homeless man Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 14, 2017 at 8:54 pm | 8 comments | 3849 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commission urges more design work on proposed small subdivision downtown

Pleasanton planning commissioners indicated support Wednesday for the concept of subdividing three neighboring Augustine...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by member, on Aug 14, 2017 at 8:07 pm | 1 comment | 1835 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Seniors Series: Kottinger Gardens, rooted in Pleasanton

Bordering an expanse of green grass that makes up Kottinger Village Park, the new homes sit side by side, painted in earth...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by ptrox, on Aug 14, 2017 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 3341 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commission to discuss small subdivision on edge of downtown

The Pleasanton Planning Commission is set to talk Wednesday about a request to split three residential lots into six parcels,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Follow the Money, on Aug 14, 2017 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 2312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congregation Beth Emek Open House: This coming Sunday, August 20, 10:00a to noon

Whether you are new to the area or just new to Beth Emek, we invite you to drop by our Open House this coming Sunday August...

Original post made by Congregation Beth Emek on Aug. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 319 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressman holding town halls Saturday

Local Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) is hosting two public town hall meetings in his district this Saturday, including...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Aug 12, 2017 at 5:58 pm | 18 comments | 1746 Views

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Meet the Mayor BBQ - Juanita Haugen Scholarship Fundraiser

"Dinner with the Mayor", a fundraising activity for the Juanita Haugen Scholarship Fund will be held on Saturday evening,...

Original post made by Ken mano on Aug. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs first round of Measure I1 bond sales

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night unanimously authorized the first issuance and sale of Measure I1 bonds, a move...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Aug 11, 2017 at 6:47 pm | 11 comments | 2039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider initial round of Measure I1 bond sales

The first issuance and sale of Measure I1 bonds, a report on PUSD property and a budget update are among the items on the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 10, 2017 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 1362 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown Pleasanton: Then and Now

Downtown Pleasanton 150 years ago was by no means the same as it looks during a stroll down Main Street in the 21st century....

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Margo, on Aug 9, 2017 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 4231 Views

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Governor signs Baker's bill to streamline IHSS application process

Gov. Jerry Brown last week signed into law a bill by local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) that offers more ways...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Aug 9, 2017 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 2967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No criminal charges for car crash that killed Pleasanton teacher

It appears there will be no criminal charges stemming from the violent car crash on the north end of town that killed Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by the gardener, on Aug 8, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 11 comments | 7011 Views
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