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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looks at 4 new high school courses tonight

The Pleasanton school board will be discussing the possibility of four new high school courses for the 2015-16 school year...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 3519 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 urges everyone to keep conserving water use

Despite all that rain in December, serious drought conditions persist and Zone 7 urges everyone in its service area to continue...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 27, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 7 comments | 2980 Views

AROUND TOWN

Financial reports for 16th Assembly District candidates show Orinda councilman ahead

Fundraising is well under way for candidates eyeing the 16th State Assembly District that includes Pleasanton, a position...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by e, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 4294 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

IRS warns about phone scams, phishing as 2015 tax season gets underway

The IRS is kicking off the Dirty Dozen tax scams campaign for 2015 this week with pervasive phone scam and phishing the first...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:03 am | 5 comments | 4724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police see increase in daytime home burglaries

Pleasanton police put out a warning Thursday through Nixle about an increase in daytime residential burglaries. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jan 27, 2015 at 9:43 am | 31 comments | 9173 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton names new finance director

Tina Olson has been named the new Finance Director for the city of Pleasanton, succeeding Emily Wagner, who is retiring but...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jan 26, 2015 at 11:42 am | 6 comments | 6602 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unemployment rates down across Bay Area in November

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Drusilla, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:40 am | 2 comments | 2541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas Day burglary suspects arrested

Pleasanton police arrested four men yesterday who are suspected of stealing thousands of dollars worth of of metal, electrical...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cornell, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:29 am | 14 comments | 6269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seize couple with stolen mail from Pleasanton, Livermore

Livermore police arrested two people from San Francisco on Christmas Eve with a car full of stolen packages from a number...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Nolan, on Jan 26, 2015 at 12:57 am | 7 comments | 5728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway declares quarterly dividend as Albertsons take-over nears completion

Pleasanton-headquartered Safeway, Inc.s board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Coleman, on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:06 pm | 8 comments | 6322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bonilla, Buchanan debate at State Senate candidate forum

Two Democrats hoping to become the region's next state senator shared their views on key topics while making their cases...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by interesting, on Jan 24, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 3675 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose's fire chief moving to top fire department post here

Ruben Torres, currently the fire chief in San Jose, has been hired as chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Workin' Man, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 8083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Math for Adults - First Tuesday of the Month at Dublin Library

Do you need to brush up on your math skills? Then come to this free class, "Math for Adults," which is held on the first...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 658 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police surveillance leads to arrest in Pleasanton Meadows mail thefts

A 46-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday as part of a Pleasanton police investigation into several thefts of mail from the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Greg, on Jan 24, 2015 at 5:14 am | 7 comments | 4295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Michelle Obama urges Pleasanton Council to listen to Obama's speech tonight

Although the Pleasanton City Council has a regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, President Obama's wife want its...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 23, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 35 comments | 4743 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton temporarily suspends drought billing penalties

In a 4-0 vote last night, the Pleasanton City Council suspended the billing penalty component of the city's emergency drought...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 23, 2015 at 10:43 am | 15 comments | 6169 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fine The Businesses Who Employ Illegals

I just read the story about El Balazo being hit by the Immigration Dept. Maybe if they get fined enough they will hire...

Original post made by Immigrate Legally on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 23, 2015 at 9:05 am | 13 comments | 3257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search

Are you unfamiliar with LinkedIn and want to improve your chances on getting a new job? Come to this free program presented...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Excerpts from Livermore Valley Opera's Production of Lucia di Lammermoor

Come see principal singers perform excerpts from Livermore Valley Opera's forthcoming production of Gaetano Donizetti's opera...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 586 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

History Detective: My Search for teh Chinese Yankee

Ruthanne Lum McCunn, author of the award-winning "Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Biographical Novel," will talk about her new...

Original post made by Eugene Marangoni on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 22, 2015 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 854 Views
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