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Measure K referendum, Primary candidates fill voters' guide now in the mail

When you receive your voter information pamphlet that was mailed out yesterday for the June 7 primary, take time to carefully...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by The Truth, 5 hours ago | 16 comments | 1273 Views

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Public asked to rethink commute as 'Spare the Air' season starts tomorrow

Bay Area motorists are being asked to consider commuting alternatives this summer as the area's summer Spare the Air season...

Original post made on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Sam, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Endocrine Disruptor Sprayed Regularly at Pleasanton Public Schools

Glyphosate, a known endocrine disruptor and "probable carcinogen" (World Health Organization) is routinely sprayed at public...

Original post made by Blake on May. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 34 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by More Political than Practical, 8 hours ago | 18 comments | 4433 Views

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Mission San Jose, 9 other California high schools top magazine's annual list

Both of Pleasanton's comprehensive high schools received top rankings in the recent U.S. News and World Report's annual list...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 30, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 8 comments | 2585 Views

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Fatal crash closes 3 lanes of westbound I-580 at Hopyard

A fatal crash this morning on I-580 at Hopyard Road closed three westbound lanes of the freeway, causing a 2-1/2-hour traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Oroenrique, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:13 am | 4 comments | 4424 Views

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Cyclists, Rotary present grant to Sunflower Hill

The Pleasanton North Rotary Foundation and Cycling for a Cause have given a $1,000 grant to Sunflower Hill Gardens to purchase...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Herb Ritter, on Apr 30, 2016 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Voting to close school libraries

The School Board will be voting Tuesday night to layoff existing staff at most of the Elementary and Middle School Libraries...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by PTown Mom, on Apr 29, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 716 Views

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37.1% Increase for Zone 7 Water District Customers

In 2016, the Zone 7 Water District serving Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin and San Ramon raised the Zone 7 Cost of Water rates...

Original post made by Howard on Apr. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 130 Views

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EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Debby, on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 896 Views

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Tom Serrano wins Mr. Amador contest

Tom Serrano, a senior at Amador Valley High School, was voted "Mr Amador" Monday night in the school's annual student-run...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Erin, on Apr 28, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 13 comments | 2330 Views

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Drought over? EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 816 Views

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Workday's new HQ bringing architectural style to city's corporate center

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, firmed up its plans last...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Scrooge McDuck, on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 3826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New PUSD superintendent, 63 years old?

"Rubino, superintendent at Gridley Unified in Butte County for the past four years... Rubino, 63, ... He moved to the Bay...

Original post made by DJohns on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:47 am | 11 comments | 1182 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty in death of Dublin resident

A West Oakland man pleaded not guilty Monday to a murder charge stemming from the fatal shooting of a Dublin man during an...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 27, 2016 at 6:39 pm | 3 comments | 1398 Views

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City Council Oks new dog park near I-680 off ramp at Bernal

Pleasanton's 26,800 dogs could have a better place to romp later this year thanks to City Council's unanimous decision to...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Joeby, on Apr 26, 2016 at 7:06 pm | 16 comments | 1988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meeting on Hart Middle School's next principal to be held tonight

Pleasanton school district leaders will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. tonight for parents and guardians of Hart Middle School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 4 comments | 1020 Views

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City leaders to continue rezoning efforts for a Costco store on Johnson Drive

A majority of the members of the Pleasanton City Council and Planning Commission agreed last night that they will continue...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 90 comments | 5975 Views

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Bob Butler, Margene Gerton Rivara to be honored tonight with Patriot awards

If Pleasanton is the "City of Planned Progress," Bob Butler can be credited with helping to make it so through his decades...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by West side Observer, on Apr 25, 2016 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police searching for suspect who fired gun in Amador Park

Officers conducted a search Friday evening at near Amador Park near the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center for a suspect who...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Nino , on Apr 25, 2016 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 2146 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 682 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 509 views