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City Council Thinks There is No More Drought

Plans move ahead for Bernal Park, and all of the greenery that will need water, yet not a word about using reclaimed water....

Original post made by Pleasanton thinks the drought is over on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Daveg, 14 minutes ago | 11 comments | 304 Views

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WWII veteran turns 100 in Pleasanton

Lanthey Pepares, a veteran who served during World War II, celebrated his 100th birthday at the Veterans Memorial Building...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, 44 minutes ago | 3 comments | 517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Pleasantonian, 51 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1527 Views

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Roadshow: The torture that is the I-680 evening commute

http://www.mercurynews.com/mr-roadshow/ci_27795665/roadshow-northbound-interstate-680 Q I've noticed that small wooden stakes...

Original post made by Anonymous on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 377 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Let's find the truth about Neil Shumate.

The former children who testified in the trial of Neil Shumate are now adults. Now is the time to interview them to find...

Original post made by Marti on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ha!, 2 hours ago | 32 comments | 5312 Views

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School district to host Common Core workshop

The Pleasanton Unified School District, along with the Alameda County Office of Education, is set to host a Common Core State...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by rotten core, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 407 Views

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Pleasanton police to get 3% raises in each of next 3 years

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association have accepted a new three-year contract, retroactive...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by wilma, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 41 comments | 2417 Views

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Attorney who had pled in death of cyclist withdraws his plea

A San Francisco attorney who had pleaded no contest in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist in Dublin three years...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by olfthfl, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:05 am | 4 comments | 2164 Views

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Mother-Daughter Lookalike photos due on April 9

Spring is here, which means Mother's Day and the Pleasanton Weekly annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest. This year photos...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Barb, on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1700 Views

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AVHS grad serves aboard USS New Orleans

A Pleasanton woman and Amador Valley High School graduate has been serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy's...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Mar 30, 2015 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1224 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 Matthew Kaplan, on Mar 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 5217 Views

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Spencer Freeman Smith sentencing

What was the sentence for this guy? Anyone know?...

Original post made by Robert on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 28, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 131 Views

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Suspicious person at aquatic center playground leads to identity theft arrest

A Manteca man was arrested Wednesday after Pleasanton police responded to a report of a suspicious person and vehicle parked...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Godmom, on Mar 28, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 14 comments | 3865 Views

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Pleasanton police 3-year contract approved by City Council

The City Council voted 4-0 last night to accept a new three-year contract with the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 28, 2015 at 10:00 am | 12 comments | 724 Views

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Green fees to increase by $1 May 1 at Callippe

As the Callippe Preserve Golf Course is approaching its 10th year in operation and with the economy showing greater improvement,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Mar 28, 2015 at 1:11 am | 12 comments | 1772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board holds special board meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, where it will consider and possibly...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 27, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 952 Views

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New leaders for local Mormon congregations

New leaders have been chosen to guide the Pleasanton stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by downtown dave, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Committee being created to look at Pleasanton schools 2017 calendar

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from district staff about the process and timeline for the 2016-17 calendar during...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Steven, on Mar 27, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 2613 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gavin Newsom throws SF voters under the bus

In 2014, San Francisco voters passed Prop B with a 60% vote, which calls for a public referendum for any new project along...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by ll, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 118 Views

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Unemployment rates in Bay Area below state average

Unemployment rates in all Bay Area counties in February were below the state's average, with Alameda County ending the month...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by faxis fax, on Mar 26, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 5016 Views
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Another bad idea from the air board
By Tim Hunt | 20 comments | 3,171 views

Good-Guys were here without me
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