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Keep saving, says water czar Smith as he heads into retirement

Daniel Smith, who has worked in the city's Operations Services Department for 15 years, including the last eight as its director,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mr. Smith, 12 minutes ago | 5 comments | 511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board cancels special meeting on Vranesh case

The Pleasanton school board has canceled a special meeting previously scheduled for tonight to discuss details of an administrative...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by sam, 2 hours ago | 39 comments | 2534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney for teen shot in Pleasanton shreds the police response

The contra costa times has a story on the shooting at specialty sales. Don't expect the Pleasanton weekly to report on this....

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Lou Stuhle, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 121 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pharmacist counseling failures to cost Walgreens $1 million

Walgreens, which has a district office here and pharmacies in Pleasanton and Livermore, agreed to pay $502,200 in a settlement...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Maggie, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 638 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sewer district board member resigns to pursue job within district

Dublin San Ramon Services District board member Dawn Benson resigned from the board this week to apply for an employment...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Annalee, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 1118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of a plan by Ponderosa Homes to construct 27 houses on a Centerpointe Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jack, 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Document details decision in Pleasanton school case against former principal

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh was properly dismissed by the Pleasanton Unified School District due...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by CarPark, 17 hours ago | 18 comments | 7468 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water agency to discuss water rates, transparency at special meeting today

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will meet at 4 p.m. today to discuss an ongoing study that will impact whether the agency changes...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Larry, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 587 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity in the Preserve last Saturday Night

Does anyone have any information about the significant Pleasanton police activity on Saturday (8/22) night in the Preserve...

Original post made by Sumati on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 130 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court hearing continues today in shooting death of Kate Steinle

A preliminary hearing will continue today before San Francisco Superior Court Judge Brendan P. Conroy in the shooting death...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, 23 hours ago | 3 comments | 521 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch plan goes before Planning Commission tomorrow

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will hold a public hearing starting at 7 p.m. tomorrow to consider a bid to build 50 upscale...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 6 comments | 1876 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neighbors battle against roads through their communities

In 2008, Pleasanton voters passed Measure PP, which requires the city to restrict development of housing and commercial structures...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Annalee, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 325 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What was that noice at 11:34 pm on 8-21

At 11:34 pm there was sounds of what sounded like a machine gun going off. Two or three times. Never heard sirens or anything...could...

Original post made by Pat on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 561 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man dies while abalone diving off North Coast

The body of a Pleasanton man who was diving for abalone off the Mendocino County coast last week has been recovered. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Aug 26, 2015 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 2198 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton water, sewer rates could increase this fall

Brace yourself Pleasanton. Your water and sewer rates will likely increase in October, senior discounts on water bills will...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 33 comments | 4756 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Traffic safety tips as students head back to school this week

With schools opening this week, the Livermore Police Department is urging everyone throughout the Tri-Valleywould like to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Aug 25, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 1427 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Construction starts on purple pipes in Dublin

The Dublin San Ramon Services District has begun construction on a system of purple pipes to bring reclaimed water to areas...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 25, 2015 at 9:14 am | 5 comments | 2783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jim Hansen: Back on campus

Pleasanton's interim schools superintendent Jim Hansen admits he has a steep learning curve this year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Another Parent, on Aug 24, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 6 comments | 2787 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV drives off I-580, falls 25 feet to BART entrance below in Dublin

Two women are in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after their SUV drove off I-580 and landed on the sidewalk...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Fernando, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:42 pm | 10 comments | 6226 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who uses?? Who pays?? for Ca road repairs ?

Gov Brown spoke yesterday and urged moving on road repairs. (after he diverted our funds to other areas). However, yesterday,...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 24, 2015 at 10:22 am | 16 comments | 324 Views
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