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School district to host Common Core workshop

The Pleasanton Unified School District, along with the Alameda County Office of Education, is set to host a Common Core State...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Mom, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 1191 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Pete, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 268 Views

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Counties finalize State Senate special primary results

Election officials in Alameda and Contra Costa counties have finalized their results from this month's special primary for...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by ValenicaMom, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by sss, 12 hours ago | 11 comments | 1703 Views

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WWII veteran turns 100 in Pleasanton

Lanthey Pepares, a veteran who served during World War II, celebrated his 100th birthday at the Veterans Memorial Building...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, 13 hours ago | 5 comments | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council Thinks There is No More Drought

Plans move ahead for Bernal Park, and all of the greenery that will need water, yet not a word about using reclaimed water....

Original post made by Pleasanton thinks the drought is over on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by rdi, 13 hours ago | 16 comments | 468 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by LJ, 13 hours ago | 26 comments | 4105 Views

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Roadshow: The torture that is the I-680 evening commute

http://www.mercurynews.com/mr-roadshow/ci_27795665/roadshow-northbound-interstate-680 Q I've noticed that small wooden stakes...

Original post made by Anonymous on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Mar 31, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 10 comments | 442 Views

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Two guilty, two in court for elder fraud in Pleasanton

With one recent Pleasanton case of senior abuse closed, another is continuing to wend its way through the court system. On...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by john doe, on Mar 31, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 7 comments | 4196 Views

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Harry Reid is a LIER

Hey Democrats how does it feel one of your leaders Lie's to win. Is this how you people raise your children. Lie to win...

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 31, 2015 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 118 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Let's find the truth about Neil Shumate.

The former children who testified in the trial of Neil Shumate are now adults. Now is the time to interview them to find...

Original post made by Marti on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ha!, on Mar 31, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 32 comments | 5342 Views

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Pleasanton police to get 3% raises in each of next 3 years

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association have accepted a new three-year contract, retroactive...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by wilma, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 41 comments | 2443 Views

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Attorney who had pled in death of cyclist withdraws his plea

A San Francisco attorney who had pleaded no contest in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Dublin three years...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by olfthfl, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:05 am | 4 comments | 2218 Views

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Mother-Daughter Lookalike photos due on April 9

Spring is here, which means Mother's Day and the Pleasanton Weekly annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest. This year photos...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Barb, on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 2382 Views

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AVHS grad serves aboard USS New Orleans

A Pleasanton woman and Amador Valley High School graduate has been serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy's...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Mar 30, 2015 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Positas: Our community's college

For those who have gone to small colleges for their degrees, Las Positas College measures up to the best of them in terms...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Matthew Kaplan, on Mar 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 5246 Views

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Spencer Freeman Smith sentencing

What was the sentence for this guy? Anyone know?...

Original post made by Robert on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 28, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 144 Views

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Suspicious person at aquatic center playground leads to identity theft arrest

A Manteca man was arrested Wednesday after Pleasanton police responded to a report of a suspicious person and vehicle parked...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Godmom, on Mar 28, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 14 comments | 3889 Views

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Pleasanton police 3-year contract approved by City Council

The City Council voted 4-0 last night to accept a new three-year contract with the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 28, 2015 at 10:00 am | 12 comments | 736 Views

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Green fees to increase by $1 May 1 at Callippe

As the Callippe Preserve Golf Course is approaching its 10th year in operation and with the economy showing greater improvement,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Mar 28, 2015 at 1:11 am | 12 comments | 1790 Views
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Another bad idea from the air board
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Good-Guys were here without me
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