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Mayor Thorne delivers annual State of the City address

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne highlighted key city achievements and public and private projects from the past year, as well...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Julie, 21 minutes ago | 23 comments | 2027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district considering ‘safe haven’ status

The Pleasanton school board is set to debate a resolution Tuesday that would declare the district a “safe haven” for...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
Last comment by HadItWithThisState, 21 minutes ago | 30 comments | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ground squirrel population out of control......

We live in the Walnut Hills subdivision, directly across the street from the new Bernal Community Park that is currently...

Original post made by clare on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Paulette, 27 minutes ago | 9 comments | 387 Views

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BART strike averted 5 hours before scheduled shutdown

Pleasanton commuters were spared a traffic nightmare when BART's management and leaders of its second-largest union announced...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Neably, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 2225 Views

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Dublin: Sheriff's deputy dies from injuries after being struck by jail bus

Alameda County sheriff's deputy Michael Foley died Thursday from injuries sustained a day earlier when he was struck by an...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jeffery M. Mess, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 2879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider hiring superintendent search firm

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday is set to consider selecting Palo Alto-based Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to run...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, 19 hours ago | 3 comments | 1109 Views

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Congressman Swalwell reflects on priorities for new term

His third term in the House of Representatives is already shaping up to look quite different for Eric Swalwell. 2017 brings...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by A Voice, on Feb 26, 2017 at 10:35 am | 40 comments | 3078 Views

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Zone 7 Agency Discharging to The Bay

Known pollutants in the Arroyos within the city of Pleasanton consists of motor oil, pesticides, animal waste, automotive...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 219 Views

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Read your new water meter?

I decided to venture into this mess. Realized there was no way to access the readings from my new automated meter yet online,...

Original post made by lmb on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by lmb, on Feb 25, 2017 at 9:21 am | 5 comments | 714 Views

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Martial arts studio kicked out for good

A martial arts studio on Quarry Lane has been shut down indefinitely after the Planning Commission ruled 5-0 its owner would...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by julianna , on Feb 24, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 13 comments | 5119 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Whistleblowers allege air district improperly destroys pollution records

Two former employees of the agency responsible for protecting the Bay Area from air pollution say they were improperly fired...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Sanni674, on Feb 24, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 867 Views

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Editorial: Working together to keep the Tri-Valley on track

Pleasanton's thriving source of revenue does have a price, though, and drivers on Interstates 580 or 680 during rush hour...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Kellie, on Feb 24, 2017 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 1125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD schools acknowledged among California's best

Pleasanton public schools are among the top in California, according to rankings recently released by a website that rates...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Jason, on Feb 24, 2017 at 10:14 am | 7 comments | 4347 Views

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No parking signs

Since when can a private citizen put up his own signs on a public city street that state-either no parking or parking for...

Original post made by Carlos on Feb. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 196 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local court officials appeal for additional funding

The Alameda County Superior Court has joined with 48 other trial courts across California to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to provide...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by AR15, on Feb 23, 2017 at 9:02 am | 7 comments | 1004 Views

SPORTS

Juniors steal show in Amador-Foothill boys basketball thriller

Rivalries in high school sports are something that can often put to the forefront everything that is good with high school...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Coach Robeck, on Feb 22, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

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Man arrested in connection with thefts in Pleasanton, elsewhere

Officers in Livermore have arrested a man in connection with approximately $65,000 in stolen property, including items taken...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 22, 2017 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 2787 Views

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Fire destroys Mason Street home in Pleasanton

A fire Sunday afternoon destroyed a single-story, family home on Mason Street in Pleasanton Sunday afternoon, displacing...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Grateful Family, on Feb 21, 2017 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 6937 Views

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Pleasanton council delays Owens Drive traffic meeting

Pleasanton residents hoping to hear from the City Council and city staff about traffic changes on Owens Drive will have to...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by JC, on Feb 21, 2017 at 10:57 am | 14 comments | 2015 Views

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Tribute to Barbra at the Firehouse

Kelly Brandeburg is performing "My Favorite Barbra: Tribute to the Songs of Barbra Streisand," music direction by John Simon,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by CJ1954, on Feb 21, 2017 at 1:38 am | 1 comment | 746 Views
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