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School, city activist Julie Testa seeking election as Pleasanton mayor

Julie Testa, a former member of the city's Human Resources Commission and a longtime advocate of measures to reduce school...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:32 am | 21 comments | 12263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss governance handbook, winter water damage at tomorrow's meeting

The Pleasanton school board will discuss updating the handbook detailing its procedures, practices and responsibilities at...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dump Ahmadi Governing Board document, on Aug 22, 2016 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 2559 Views

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NEW COSTCO CITY STUDY

At the City Council Meeting on Tuesday night, three consultants, paid for by Nearon Enterprises, the owner and developer...

Original post made by Bob A. on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by KatieK, on Aug 22, 2016 at 7:25 am | 21 comments | 1192 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Darlene Wiese remembered as longtime youth sports supporter

If you grew up in Pleasanton during the 1970's and 80's and you played youth sports, you knew "Mrs. Wiese." Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike Geib, on Aug 20, 2016 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 2174 Views

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Study shows Nov. 8 initiative less beneficial to Johnson Drive than Costco

The City Council has signed off on a multi-page independent analysis of the impacts of building a 148,000-square-foot Costco...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angie L, on Aug 19, 2016 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 927 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No more waterslides for Shadow Cliffs

What a ride it has been but the popular waterslides opened in 1981 at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area will not be...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Aug 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 10 comments | 2767 Views

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Planning Commission approves 93-home development, Sunflower Hill project on Stanley

The City Council will decide late this fall whether to rezone a 15-acre commercial site on Stanley Boulevard for a 93-home...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Aug 18, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 23 comments | 4561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ruegsegger to seek election to Pleasanton school board

We now have are now having a school secretary running for school board. Was the custodian not available? Let's open the conversation...

Original post made by Qualified Really on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 18, 2016 at 8:39 am | 8 comments | 438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves contract amendments, recycled water resolution

The Pleasanton school board last night reviewed an updated fiscal year budget and approved recycled water for irrigation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 17, 2016 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 3446 Views

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WHY CHOOSE TO LIVE IN PLEASANTON?

The city of Pleasanton is in its greatest development frenzy never foreseen and never expected by a lot of people residing...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 514 Views

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Julie for Mayor

You've got our vote. Our present Mayor has the personality of a Sour Pickle. HE certainly is not a People's Mayor like our...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Bix, on Aug 16, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 178 Views

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New housing vs. Retail Exodus/Vacancies....What gives?

What is happening to Pleasanton? The city council has been approving numerous residential developments; approved and...

Original post made by Patcher on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 16, 2016 at 8:21 am | 8 comments | 379 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council weighs expansion of plastic bag ban

The Alameda County Waste Management Authority (StopWaste) has asked the Pleasanton City Council to support its planned expansion...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by No More!, on Aug 15, 2016 at 9:44 pm | 13 comments | 1701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley grad earns Eagle Scout rank

Pleasanton teen Yash Prakash received his Eagle Scout badge during a ceremony this month in recognition of earning the highest...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Tiny Tim, on Aug 15, 2016 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 974 Views

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Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 29 comments | 4019 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ruegsegger to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Former Pleasanton school board member Kathleen Ruegsegger, at one time an executive assistant to superintendents in both...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 3962 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

House Vandalized. Pleasanton Police refuse to come out.

Our house was egged this morning around 3:30 am. My wife called the PPD later in the morning and was told that, unless there...

Original post made by Alex on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 15, 2016 at 1:01 pm | 24 comments | 1199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scammer phone call re IRS problem

Just got a call on my cell with a displayed caller number of 911 saying it was a police dept who was warning me that the...

Original post made by Al on Aug. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 91 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COSTCO COULD ACTUALLY BE A DRAIN ON THE PLEASANTON ECONOMY FOR 30 YEARS

Yes, Costco could actually be a drain on the Pleasanton economy for 30 years. There have been many stories in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Val on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Aug 15, 2016 at 10:50 am | 46 comments | 1657 Views

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Crowd fills Laguna Oaks home to support Herb Ritter for council

More than 150 supporters of Herb Ritter's bid to be elected to the Pleasanton City Council filled Cindy and Bob Gee's home...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Junie R, on Aug 15, 2016 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 3051 Views
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