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Parents and Taxpayers, Get informed, Get involved!

A Call to Action to My Pleasanton Community: Get informed, get involved! Pleasanton Unified School District is proposing...

Original post made by Julie Testa on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 6, 2016 at 10:55 am | 29 comments | 976 Views

SPORTS

Foothill graduate TJ Friedl on USA Baseball Collegiate National Team playing in Taiwan

I have always been a firm believer that good things happen to good people and in the case of Foothill High graduate TJ Friedl,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by kelly palmer, on Jul 5, 2016 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 2944 Views

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Alameda County Fair Board elects new president

Richard Sealana, Union City's superintendent of public works, has been elected president of the Alameda County Fair Board. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Morgan, on Jul 5, 2016 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 2390 Views

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Bets place to watch the fireworks???

Where is the best place in town from which to view the fairgrounds' Fourth of July fireworks? (that is not inside the fairgrounds,...

Original post made by Country Fair family on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jul 5, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 1440 Views

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Popular children's author at Pleasanton Library tomorrow

Popular picture book author and illustrator Jon Agee will make a special summer visit to the Pleasanton Library at 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleased Parent, on Jul 5, 2016 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1270 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Masons told to stop the partying, but they're moving anyhow

Pleasanton Masons have been ordered by the city's Planning Commission to curb outside activities at their lodge on Hopyard...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jul 5, 2016 at 9:42 am | 14 comments | 5821 Views

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Youth sports: Excitement grows as 2016 Little League season starts tomorrow

Spring is still more than two weeks away, but it's already the busiest time of the year for spring sports in Pleasanton from...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by warrior fanatic, on Jul 4, 2016 at 8:46 pm | 5 comments | 2253 Views

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Fair ready for eventful Fourth of July weekend

Those looking to spend their Fourth of July weekend surrounded by happy vibes, good music, tasty food and a host of special...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by traffic sucks for residents, on Jul 2, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 3706 Views

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Farewell to Jim Hansen (again)

The Pleasanton school district's interim superintendent, Jim Hansen, stepped back into retirement Thursday, clearing out...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Al Cohen, on Jul 2, 2016 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1885 Views

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3 candidates vying for 2 Pleasanton Council seats in November election

Two incumbents and the chairman of the city Planning Commission have launched campaigns to win two open seats on the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Jul 1, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 19 comments | 2918 Views

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Purple pipes coming to Pleasanton

Four agencies that provide water services in the Tri-Valley signed agreements Wednesday enabling the city of Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Serge Banning, on Jun 30, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 9 comments | 14356 Views

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Pleasanton man admits to failing to pay employment taxes while company CFO

Pleasanton resident Muzaffar Hussain has pleaded guilty in federal court for failing to pay employment taxes while working...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jo, on Jun 30, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 3 comments | 2825 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin, Pleasanton moving forward on considering new big box stores despite opposition

Representatives of IKEA will hold two community meetings next week to provide details of a two-story, 377,000-square-foot...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bob QP, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:50 am | 30 comments | 3707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill girls' softball team wins first 2 games of North Coast Section playoffs

The Foothill High girls' softball team won its first two games of the North Coast Section Division I playoffs by a combined...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by fredaskew, on Jun 30, 2016 at 12:47 am | 1 comment | 1029 Views

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City, veterans organizations leaders join in groundbreaking for new Pioneer Cemetery memorial

City and civic leaders joined veterans' organizations yesterday to break ground on a $300,000 memorial at the top of the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by James, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 1662 Views

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County board places $580-million affordable housing bond on November ballot

The county Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to place a $580-million Affordable Housing bond on the Nov. 8 General Election...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 1623 Views

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Community meeting scheduled Wednesday to explain new water metering system

Two community outreach meetings are planned to demonstrate the new automated water meters that will replace existing meters...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 2193 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council adopts 2016/17 record-high $105-million budget

The City Pleasanton City Council last night approved a record-high $105-million budget for fiscal 2016/17 that includes a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by JT, on Jun 27, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 11 comments | 1917 Views

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Fireworks go on sale in Dublin June 28

"Safe and Sane" fireworks will go on sale in Dublin at noon June 28, one of the few cities in the Bay Area where such sales...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by no fireworks is safe and sound, on Jun 27, 2016 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 1645 Views

SPORTS

Campo di Bocce hosting 2016 Bocce championship through next Saturday

Campo di Bocce in Livermore is hosting the U.S. Bocce Federation's 2016 Bocce Championships today through July 2. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by gloria ppotter, on Jun 26, 2016 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1308 Views
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