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Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring

In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Dan Hinshaw , 39 minutes ago | 7 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board takes no action at special closed-door meeting

The Pleasanton school board did not take any action at Wednesday night's special closed board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by resident, 44 minutes ago | 12 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

can you drive 35

Where's the Pleasanton Police Dept. East bound Stoneridge at 5 p.m is like driving in a NASCAR event. They come off Santa...

Original post made by slow and easy on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Dena, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jon Vranesh back again at last night's school board meeting

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh addressed the Pleasanton school board during the community comment session...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by CarPark, 4 hours ago | 91 comments | 9104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton pedestrians: please

This is in response to a topic about inconsiderate drivers. Pleasanton pedestrians need to help drivers see them. We've...

Original post made by Pleasanton Driver on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 72 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote Yes on Measure BB

In an independent, comprehensive report called "In the Fast Lane," the Bay Area Economic Institute details the economic impact...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bill, 6 hours ago | 24 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Courtesy and Safety Please!

Kind of sad. I was just cut off in downtown Pleasanton by a Lexus with a license plate frame that read "Jesus, All His ways,...

Original post made by Amanda on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Pedestrians need to, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sandra Willson, 7 hours ago | 69 comments | 5891 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse festival comes to Pleasanton Sunday

Pleasanton Lacrosse Club and Pleasanton Pride Girls Lacrosse are teaming up for their inaugural joint New Player Fall Festival...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Lacrosse fan, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 468 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: Pleasanton, we urgently need change

To those in the community and Pleasanton Unified School District employees who have offered their support and personal apologies,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by CarPark, 7 hours ago | 3 comments | 800 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City of Pleasanton recognizes business anniversaries

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday recognized local companies for achieving 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years of business in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Bill, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by AnotherParent, 23 hours ago | 66 comments | 8059 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

20 school district employees awarded PPIE education grants

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2014 Innovative Education Grant...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by AmyKirby, on Oct 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 8 comments | 3456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board calls special closed meeting: Jon Vranesh lawsuit on agenda

The Pleasanton school board has scheduled a special closed board meeting Wednesday night where they it discuss with legal...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Staff Reporter Amanda Aguilar, on Oct 23, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 11 comments | 3021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber endorses Republican Baker for Assembly

Republican Catharine Baker has been endorsed for election to the 16th State Assembly by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spay your Cats

Feline Friskiness is at full bore. Spay your cats before those fornicating felines wreak havoc on our lovely town. How...

Original post made by Spay your Cats on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Dogs, on Oct 23, 2014 at 11:02 am | 33 comments | 965 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

two weeks to election day - how much will vote fraud influence the outcome?

We have seen it in our own backyard, ballot boxes dumped in to San Francisco Bay. Now we have The director of "Work for Progress"...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 23, 2014 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

4 busted for LSD use

Four teens were busted last week for being on LSD, a hallucinogen, after calls from people complaining about noise coming...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Fun with letters, on Oct 22, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 6 comments | 7779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kindness

I was having a lousy day a few months back. Soon after arriving home, the doorbell rang. With slight dread, I answered it...

Original post made by Kindness on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Worth repeating, on Oct 22, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 6 comments | 396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

To Pleasanton Weekly: Why was Vranesh lawsuit story removed?

To Pleasanton Weekly: Why was Vranesh lawsuit story removed? Was it hurting people you support. Please answer or should...

Original post made by Lessismore on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Brothers Darryl, on Oct 22, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 518 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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