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Opinion: Protests increasing against local government decisions

Just as anti-Washington protests are increasing in this national political season, we're seeing some of the agitation locally....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by KSA Tutor, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 1492 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Jojo Moyes to speak at Amador Theater at 7 p.m. this evening

Author Jojo Moyes will speak at 7 p.m. today at the Amador Theater, one week after releasing her latest novel, "After You."...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Sarah, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 1312 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton writer pens poignant memoir about overcoming childhood abuse

Pleasanton author Allen Long, 59, decided a few years ago that his natural writing form is the memoir. And, boy, does he...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by no name, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 888 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cheryl Cook-Kallio, Catharine Baker, and Gun Control

In a letter posted to the Independent, retired Fremont police chief Craig Steckler writes that he's disappointed that Catharine...

Original post made by Sam on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Jessica, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 54 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin, Pleasanton moving forward on considering new big box stores despite opposition

Representatives of IKEA will hold two community meetings next week to provide details of a two-story, 377,000-square-foot...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 1404 Views

SPORTS

Campo di Bocce hosting 2016 Bocce championship through next Saturday

Campo di Bocce in Livermore is hosting the U.S. Bocce Federation's 2016 Bocce Championships today through July 2. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by gloria ppotter, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hintzke to seek re-election to Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton school board member Jamie Hintzke has announced that she will seek re-election to a third term on Nov. 8. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 12 comments | 1580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Post Office Posts??

I guess there must be a new federal requirement that Post Offices must have posts. That would be the only plausible explanation...

Original post made by mooseturd on Jun. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 128 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP arrests erratic driver in Pleasanton after chase, hit-and-run crashes

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a man in Pleasanton after he allegedly caused several hit-and-run crashes in...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 24, 2016 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 3224 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Community meeting scheduled Wednesday to explain new water metering system

Two community outreach meetings are planned to demonstrate the new automated water meters that will replace existing meters...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Ian Basset, on Jun 24, 2016 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist dies in collision with vehicle at Valley-Bernal-Stanley intersection

An adult woman bicyclist died this morning in a collision at 7:07 a.m. at the intersection of Bernal and Valley avenues and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jvdleftcoaster, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:08 am | 21 comments | 10832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Iron Horse Trail pavement project begins

Work is underway to improve pavement conditions on the Iron Horse Regional Trail north from the Dublin-Pleasanton BART station,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Jun 24, 2016 at 9:25 am | 6 comments | 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks go on sale in Dublin June 28

"Safe and Sane" fireworks will go on sale in Dublin at noon June 28, one of the few cities in the Bay Area where such sales...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Al, on Jun 24, 2016 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton man admits to failing to pay employment taxes while company CFO

Pleasanton resident Muzaffar Hussain has pleaded guilty in federal court for failing to pay employment taxes while working...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Carol, on Jun 24, 2016 at 4:49 am | 2 comments | 2510 Views

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Patelco, Stanford gain naming rights for new Bernal sports complex

Generous donations by Patelco Credit Union in Pleasanton and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto have given the...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by A Resident, on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 1929 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council adopts 2016/17 record-high $105-million budget

The City Pleasanton City Council last night approved a record-high $105-million budget for fiscal 2016/17 that includes a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jun 23, 2016 at 11:22 am | 10 comments | 1496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Relay for Life - Honors Cancer Survivors & Victims

Relay for Life is accepting volunteers to help setup, and help run the event on July 22-25, at Pleasanton Middle School. Relay...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 56 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion sighted in Golden Estates neighborhood

At 1130 this morning, Smita Nadgir sent this photo she snapped near her home on Foothill Road of a mountain lion roaming...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Joyce, on Jun 23, 2016 at 8:47 am | 18 comments | 2628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure K votes neck-and-neck in early returns

With other races being decided by predictably wide margins, Pleasanton's Measure K was seeing a spread of less than 200 votes...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 22, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 66 comments | 7578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arkin to seek re-election to Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton school board member Valerie Arkin announced yesterday that she will seek re-election to a third term on Nov. 8. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Frustrated, on Jun 21, 2016 at 7:54 pm | 13 comments | 1591 Views
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