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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board offers apology, next steps in superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board took several steps Tuesday night to address PUSD's superintendent vacancy, formally naming deputy...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Royc, 0 hours ago | 6 comments | 867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: From troubled to trainwreck for Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board had an opportunity to build back the trust of the public and prove to voters they made a good...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 14 minutes ago | 86 comments | 8016 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Trump's Education Pick: Some Schools need Guns for Grizzlies

"Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary nominee, said it should be up to states whether guns are...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 19 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton 2017: Building boom continues

For a city that only a few years ago elected a slow-growth City Council, voted for a measure limiting the number of apartments...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Get the Facts, 4 hours ago | 16 comments | 4224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group plans to protest narrowing of Owens Drive at tonight's City Council meeting

The Pleasanton City Council will host a reception at 6:30 tonight for incoming and outgoing members of various city committee...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jim Van Dyke, 16 hours ago | 11 comments | 1374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DeSaulnier to skip Trump presidential inauguration

Second-term Congressman Mark (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will not attend...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Nancy3, 18 hours ago | 32 comments | 1889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joe Gorton named San Ramon's permanent city manager

The San Ramon City Council has appointed police chief Joe Gorton as the permanent city manager, just over six months after...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Bob, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss appointing interim superintendent, other next steps Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will consider appointing an interim superintendent and discuss the search process for hiring...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:41 am | 19 comments | 2503 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Give our street back,' Owens Drive commuters say

Owens Drive, one of Pleasanton's busiest streets when BART commuters leave for work and come home again, just got a facelift...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 787 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nice going California Democrats. Bullet train costs to rise exponentially. .

Surprise surprise (Not!). Another democrat boondoggle at the expense of hard working taxpayers. From this article linked...

Original post made by WakeUp CA on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jan 16, 2017 at 5:47 pm | 1 comment | 86 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat anarchists caught plotting acid attack at inauguration

Check out what Project Veritas has uncovered. Remember that Democrats are "so peace-loving, so inclusive, so tolerant."...

Original post made by Concerned citizen on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Department announces 3 promotions

This week, Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller promoted two officers and one lieutenant at a badge pinning and oath of office...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Downtown resident, on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 779 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board set to promote top administrator to deputy superintendent at $188,864 annual salary

Pleasanton school board members tonight will consider a contract that will promote Luz Cazares, currently assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by BountyCryEr, on Jan 16, 2017 at 4:53 am | 106 comments | 13106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the ground squirrels & the Foraging Plants?

Over the past couple of years, I've noticed a steep decline in wildlife and over the past 4 or 5 years, the gradual poisoning...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 86 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DSRSD board approves water rate increase

In response to increased and restructured wholesale water rates, Dublin San Ramon Services District's Board of Directors...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Jan 14, 2017 at 11:25 am | 6 comments | 1295 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley mayors go to Washington

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne goes to Washington D.C. on Sunday to attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors' 85th Winter Meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Ridge runner, on Jan 13, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1152 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eric Swawell "Makes No Sense".

East Bay Politician Eric Swawell was recently referred to as disingenuous. Editor Justin Baragona in a recent article described...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 8, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 12, 2017 at 11:35 pm | 13 comments | 387 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Web page to follow Downtown Specific Plan

A new webpage dedicated to providing easy to access information and updates related to the update of Pleasanton's Downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by PtownNative, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1051 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court rules Steinle's parents can sue federal government, but not San Francisco or former sheriff

The parents of a San Francisco woman who was allegedly fatally shot by an undocumented immigrant in 2015 can proceed with...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 12 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make a Difference for Pleasanton Festival set for Saturday

If your New Year's resolution is to improve your life by helping others, check out the Make a Difference for Pleasanton Festival...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ellen, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2316 Views
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School trustees move decisively
By Tim Hunt | 10 comments | 879 views