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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did Barbara Bush Really Say That?

I just read this today, and I thought it was a joke. Unforunately, it's not. Barbara Bush actually said, on March...

Original post made by Taylor on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by pre-judge , on Sep 28, 2017 at 9:17 am | 14 comments | 8636 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to hear public comment on court case Tuesday

Since the judge's ruling in favor of Signature Properties, the school district will hold a special meeting at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by checkers online, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:22 am | 2 comments | 3050 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Only 2 Days Left to Comment on the BART/Livermore Proposal to Build Elevated Tracks Over Staples Ranch

While I have long been in support of this particular extension, I am concerned that most of the proposed routes do not follow...

Original post made by Billie on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by pyramid game, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:17 am | 17 comments | 2653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Traffic

I have my behind the wheel driving test tomorrow, and I was wondering what the traffic is like in the area around the DMV...

Original post made by Vedant Apte on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 27, 2017 at 10:17 pm | 4 comments | 144 Views

AROUND TOWN

SB 35 - The "Damned if you Do, Damned if you Don't Bill:

Housing Bill SB 35 if/when passed, will give the State control of all decisions regarding housing in California, taking away...

Original post made by Housing on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 27, 2017 at 9:12 pm | 9 comments | 736 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are the police flying drones at night in Pleasanton?

I live in the Birch Creek Terrace townhomes, just south of Arroyo Del Valle, north of Vineyard between First and Bernal....

Original post made by PtownPete on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 27, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 20 comments | 2966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to compare enrollment projections to actual turnouts

A comparison of enrollment projections to actual numbers, a bond-funded laptop purchase proposal and a report on the 2017...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by FalseNews & AlternativeFacts, on Sep 26, 2017 at 3:48 pm | 30 comments | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society celebrates 30 years

Pets and people alike helped Valley Humane Society celebrate during its 30th birthday bash last week in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Deborah, on Sep 25, 2017 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 925 Views

AROUND TOWN

County officials reopen Palomares Road after lengthy repair work

A frequently traveled road in Alameda County that's been closed since mid-February for stabilization work was reopened at...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Palomares Rd Resident, on Sep 23, 2017 at 4:01 am | 2 comments | 1122 Views

SPORTS

New Bernal Park sports fields, Oak Woodland now open

The latest Bernal Community Park expansion, a 54-acre, $16.5 million project that adds new lighted sports fields and a grand...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Use your dog park, on Sep 23, 2017 at 3:03 am | 13 comments | 7407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Out of the Darkness: Survivor says removing stigma, igniting discussion are keys to suicide prevention

"I know it won't bring Tricia back, but you can help me save someone else," Kathy Martin wrote of her late daughter when...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Marcia, on Sep 22, 2017 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 2611 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney Spencer Smith fighting his law suspension

Remember Spencer Freeman Smith, the attorney convicted of the hit-and-run death of Bo Hu on Dougherty Road back in 2015?...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by PW Reader's Husband, on Sep 22, 2017 at 10:22 am | 8 comments | 646 Views

AROUND TOWN

What to do about a noisy neighbor

I have neighbor 2 doors down in my cul-de-sac who runs his contractor business out of his garage and driveway. Most days...

Original post made by PVguy on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by woggut, on Sep 20, 2017 at 11:42 pm | 5 comments | 559 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County recognizes Pleasanton arts leader

Pleasanton resident Catherine Ndungu-Case is one of eight county residents being recognized for their achievements impacting...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ptown Mom, on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 1520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton, Dublin residents among plaintiffs in BART lawsuit over mob attacks

Six BART passengers who were beaten, threatened or robbed by mobs of young people in three separate incidents in March and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Hit Them Where It Counts, on Sep 20, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 10 comments | 1789 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council OKs roadwork financing agreement with Costco

The Pleasanton City Council has given its formal endorsement to a plan for funding key roadwork around where Costco wants...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Sep 20, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 22 comments | 2415 Views

SPORTS

Contest opens to name new dog park

Pleasanton will open its second dog park in October, an off-leash, fenced-in park on a two-acre site at the Lagoon Road/Bernal...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by no more off leash dogs, on Sep 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 1371 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Independent analysis reveals city subsidies for Costco a bad deal

PLEASANTON CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBLE GROWTH PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS REVEALS CITY SUBSIDIES...

Original post made by Matt Sullivan on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by June, on Sep 19, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 838 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Helping Houston: Mohr Elementary School students pack meals for hurricane victims

On Thursday Mohr Elementary School students spent the morning packing 12,744 meals to send to families in Texas affected...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Sep 19, 2017 at 1:57 am | 1 comment | 1478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worldwide #CamilleStrong boosts recovery for Dublin woman

Camille Chabot, 22, credits the community with helping her beat cancer not once but twice as she endured the side effects...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Sep 19, 2017 at 1:56 am | 3 comments | 1777 Views
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The valley needs strong leadership on BART board
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 2,009 views

A good year for Pleasanton; 2018 could be even better
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 726 views

3 Great Ways to Showcase Your Strengths on College Applications!
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 114 views