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Council OKs Asian Gateway center on Pleasanton's east side

The Pleasanton City Council last night approved the construction of a multi-million-dollar, Asian-focused retail and office...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Joe Blow, 52 minutes ago | 13 comments | 3400 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's Being Built on Bernal (across from the Arco station)?

Does anyone know what is being built across from the Arco station on Bernal? They have put up fencing and have added a street...

Original post made by Denise on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent evaluation on special Saturday meeting agenda

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special board meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Rose Hotel, 807 Main Street, Pleasanton....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Bill, 4 hours ago | 30 comments | 4411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Positas: Our community's college

For those who have gone to small colleges for their degrees, Las Positas College measures up to the best of them in terms...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Evan, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 467 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly distributes $80,940 to 10 Holiday Fund beneficiaries

The Pleasanton Weekly distributed checks totaling $80,940 Thursday to 10 nonprofits that are beneficiaries of the newspaper's...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jennifer, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 3786 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State increases water project allocation

The California Department of Water Resources notified Zone 7 Water Agency, which supplies treated drinking water to retailers...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Pete, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 866 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton seeks artists for 'Project Paint Box'

The City of Pleasanton is currently looking for artists to share their creativity through Phase II of "Project Paint Box,"...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by member, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found keys

Found keyring, with a tag labelled "Corbin," on the south end of the jogging trail paralleling 680. I'll bring them to the...

Original post made by Paul on Mar. 5, 2015
There are no comments yet. 56 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supervisors vote to ban skateboarding on Alameda County-owned property

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to ban skateboarding on all county property, which means that...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, 23 hours ago | 5 comments | 923 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Consider life without owning a car

Most baby boomers couldn't envision their early adult years without a car. However, times are changing and younger commuters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, 23 hours ago | 7 comments | 1544 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 local Democratic Club Presidents support Joan Buchanan

Four Democratic Party clubs have endorsed Joan Buchanan's candidacy for the State Senate, with club presidents sending personal...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Daveg, on Mar 5, 2015 at 8:45 am | 38 comments | 2545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council to vote tonight on proposed Asian Gateway on east side

The Pleasanton City Council will consider a bid tonight by a Danville developer to build a 112,000-square-foot shopping center...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 4, 2015 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 1663 Views

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Pedestrian right a way

It has come to my attention that pedestrians no longer have the right a way. I am not talking about people the just jump...

Original post made by Christine on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 4, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 27 comments | 866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, Inform Yourselves and Refuse Common Core Testing

Common Core will rob the "joy of learning" in your kids. Inform yourselves. Stand up against Common Core. Stand up for...

Original post made by NoCC on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 4, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 196 Views

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HOW IS THE U. S. MAIL DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME, TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?

Mail delivery services to my home and my neighborhood is really bad. I receive my neighbors mail, my neighbors receive my...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 3, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 18 comments | 678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill PTO votes to become PTSA

Foothill High School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) voted in full support of becoming a Parent Teacher Student Association...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Foothill Neighbor, on Mar 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 865 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 Seconds versus 8 Seconds

Today was the first time I have seen the metering light at Bernal/i680 on a 4 second cycle. The fastest cycle time before...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 3, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 670 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Equality California endorses Joan Buchanan for State Senate

Equality California has announced its sole endorsement of Joan Buchanan in her campaign for State Senate. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 812 Views

RESTAURANTS

Planners OK McKay's Taphouse on Main Street

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, with the support of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, has approved a bid by Barbara...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Mar 3, 2015 at 7:37 am | 24 comments | 5189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board rescinds modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board unanimously voted Tuesday night to revert back to the traditional calendar starting the 2015-16...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by PUSDParent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm | 101 comments | 11794 Views
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
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Net Neutrality?
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Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
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Swalwell tapped for key Democrat Party position
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