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Backers of measure to stop Lund Ranch development face Feb. 5 deadline
Backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's approval of a housing development on Lund Ranch will be at... Last comment on Feb 2, 2016 at 11:30 am | 43 comments

Pleasanton Police Department warns residents to not 'Be Like Bill'
The Pleasanton Police Department sent out a notification Jan. 27 on social media to not "Be Like Bill" and share your personal... Last comment on Feb 1, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 4 comments

Pleasanton's fallen
What began as a simple idea to gather the names of Pleasanton residents killed in U.S. wars turned into a project that took... Last comment 9 hours ago | 6 comments

Referendum opponents complain to City Council about strong-arm tactics of signature gatherers
Opponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Pleasanton's... Last comment on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:46 pm | 24 comments

 
 
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"Troop 916 Newest Eagle Scout"
Brennan Hines, 18, a senior at Foothill High School achieved Boy Scout's highest rank of Eagle Scout on May 6, 2015. Brennan has been in Scouts since 1st Grade as a "Tiger" and has held several leadership positions including Senior Patrol Leader. He will attend Oregon State University this fall. Submitted by Jim Hines on May 9, 2015

 
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Pleasanton school board to vote on 2016-17 instructional calendar
Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey firm to gauge public interest in a possible bond measure during its meeting Tuesday night. Friday, 2:33 PM

Big events tomorrow could mean record BART ridership
Big events in San Francisco and Oakland tomorrow could make for record-breaking ridership on BART. Friday, 8:16 AM | 2 comments

Lund Ranch referendum petitions due at 5 p.m. tonight
Proponents of placing a measure on the June ballot to overturn the City Council's approval of a 43-home development in Lund Ranch have until 5 p.m. tonight to gain signatures from 10% of the city's registered voters -- 4,124 people -- and turn the petitions into city clerk Karen Diaz. Friday, 7:39 AM | 16 comments

TV30 to cover tonight's Foothill vs. Monte Vista game
TV30 will cover the boys varsity basketball game tonight between Foothill High School and Monte Vista. Friday, 7:24 AM

Sacrificing for Success: Unseen struggles
The average household income in Pleasanton was $145,000 in 2014, and the median single-family home was $732,000. Many believe everyone who lives in Pleasanton is as rich as those U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate or is on their way to becoming so. Friday, 7:12 AM | 9 comments

Tomorrow's Livermore Lab lecture series to focus on women in science
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular lecture presentations return Saturday with the focus on woman in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Friday, 7:23 AM

Local CPA chief installed as chairman of Pleasanton Chamber
Matt DePretis, a Pleasanton business consultant and tax adviser, has been installed as this year's chairman of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce. Friday, 7:17 AM

Making phased retirement work for you
Phased retirement is gaining steam. But before you sign on, it's important to understand how "phasing out" may affect your long-term finances. Friday, 7:18 AM | 1 comments

Home sales in the West catapult 23.2% in December
Existing-home sales snapped back solidly in December as more buyers reached the market before the end of the year. Friday, 7:19 AM

Local art exhibit explores texture and color
Joanna Crawshaw's abstract art, which explores texture and color, is being shown at Wente Vineyards in an exhibit that features a series of paintings she created for its small lot Artist Series. Friday, 7:21 AM

Metropolitan Opera star at Las Positas College tomorrow night
Opera fans only have to go to Las Positas College to enjoy "A Night at the Met." Metropolitan Opera star mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade will perform onstage and will also mingle with guests at a special event that begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, co-hosted by the Las Positas College Foundation to benefit Livermore Valley Opera. Friday, 7:22 AM

From the heart: Students make cards for soldiers overseas
Hart art teacher Jane Maker said her students make between 500 and 600 cards a year, which have a heartfelt message on one side and a drawing on the other, to send to servicemen and servicewomen in Afghanistan and Iraq. Friday, 7:14 AM

AVHS cheer team competes in Southern California
Amador Valley High cheer team took its school spirit to the Regional USA competition in Yorba Linda in Orange County last month, finishing fourth in its division. Friday, 7:17 AM

PUSD opens donation closet, new media center at Village High
As the ribbon was cut on Pleasanton Unified School District's new donation closet last week, Debra Miller cheered. The donation closet was more than a place for low-income residents to get free clothes, although that is a huge aspect. It's also a place where special-needs students like Miller's son can get ready for retail jobs one day. Friday, 7:16 AM

Pleasanton Seahawks win division crown at Winter Sectionals
On the strength of dominating relay performances, the Pleasanton Seahawks took first place in the large team division at the Speedo Champions Series CA/NV Winter Sectionals in Southern California. Friday, 7:15 AM

Sister City group looking for Pleasanton students interested in summer exchange
The Pleasanton-Tulancingo Sister City Association is recruiting students and families interested in taking part in the organization's annual summer exchange program with students from Mexico. Friday, 7:13 AM

Repertory company presenting 'The Little Mermaid'
"The Little Mermaid" has arrived at the Firehouse Arts Center. Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre (PCRT) is kicking off 2016 with the Disney musical that has captured hearts with the story of Ariel and songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World." Friday, 7:13 AM

California real estate economist to speak this morning in Pleasanton
Leslie Appleton Young, vice president and chief economist for the California Association of Realtors (CAR), will speak about prospects for the real estate industry at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the weekly meeting of the Valley Real Estate Network (VREN). Friday, 7:25 AM | 1 comments

 

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