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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, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 638 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 BobB, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 2343 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 BobB, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 728 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, 6 hours ago | 106 comments | 13005 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 The insanity continues..., 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 1096 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 Liz, 11 hours ago | 64 comments | 6235 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. 47 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
There are no comments yet. 39 Views

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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 | 1256 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 | 970 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 | 369 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 | 987 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 | 1636 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 | 2241 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Open Heart Kitchen names new executive director

The Board of Directors of Open Heart Kitchen has appointed Heather Greaux as its the new executive director. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Hathi Winston, on Jan 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1071 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mayor looks at road ahead

Three out of four California voters cast a ballot in the Nov. 8 General Election, the highest turnout since 2008. In Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jan 11, 2017 at 9:44 pm | 35 comments | 2273 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shimansky honored at Oak Hill Park

More than 400 area residents turned out Saturday to pay tribute to the late Michael Shimansky. The Danville Town Councilman...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Paige Shimansky, on Jan 11, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WHEELS bus service making some timing adjustments, route change starting Sunday

The Wheels bus system will be implementing service adjustments starting next Sunday on Routes 3, 8, 11, 10R, 53 and 580X. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Dennis Mochon, on Jan 11, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Genealogy expert to talk about War of 1812 at 7:30 p.m.tonight

Kathryn Miller Marshall, considered an expert on the history of early California, will speak Monday on the War of 1812 and...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Kay Speaks, on Jan 10, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments | 1360 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton school board not convening tonight

The Pleasanton school board, which regularly meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, will not be convening...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Union gaming the system, on Jan 10, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 783 Views
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Memories of the Pineapple Express and Lake Tahoe
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 717 views