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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 | 2847 Views

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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 | 1611 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 | 2702 Views

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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 | 1047 Views

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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 | 848 Views

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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 | 1641 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 | 1146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board fires Superintendent Rick Rubino

Less than three weeks after being placed on paid administrative leave and barely six months into his tenure, Rick Rubino...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 10, 2017 at 11:04 am | 7 comments | 4904 Views

SPORTS

McCaffrey opting not to play for Stanford in Sun Bowl hurts spirit of game

Somewhat lost in the sports news of the last couple of weeks was the decision of Stanford football star Christian McCaffrey...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Marcia, on Jan 10, 2017 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board fires Supt. Rick Rubino

The Pleasanton school board tonight voted unanimously to remove Rick Rubino from the position of superintendent, effective...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by DirkDiggler, on Jan 10, 2017 at 5:25 am | 47 comments | 11911 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman still awaiting possible charges for fatal crash sentenced in other DUI case

Yarenit Liliana Malihan, the Pleasanton resident arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter following...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by How can we check the court records?, on Jan 9, 2017 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 6151 Views

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Two headlines in today's issue

I liked the two headlines in today's issue. one following the other: Niles Canyon Road closed due to mudslides Mayor...

Original post made by oldtimer on Jan. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 296 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley headed for another Babe Ruth World Series starting tomorrow

The Tri-Valley all-stars have booked their spot in the Babe Ruth 14-year-old World Series in Massachusetts this week, and...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Evan Rogoff , on Jan 8, 2017 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 2252 Views

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Pleasanton school board to discuss superintendent in closed session tomorrow

Pleasanton schools superintendent Rick Rubino, who remains on paid administrative leave amid a district investigation into...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by JillK, on Jan 7, 2017 at 9:22 am | 8 comments | 3420 Views

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Editorial: Hats off to citizen (turned) journalist

Local news coverage is imperative to the health of a community. When the number of journalists locally and nationally was...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Ols Guy, on Jan 6, 2017 at 9:02 pm | 3 comments | 1438 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court reduces convicton of man's killing of 14-year-old Foothill High student to 2nd degree murder

A state appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday upheld a jury's determination that a 14-year-old Pleasanton girl was murdered...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 4128 Views

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Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jesse, on Jan 5, 2017 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 6014 Views

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Inauguration of Chief Bully is Approaching.

January 20, 2017 Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45TH. President of the United States. History disputes this. Trump...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 5, 2017 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 583 Views

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Livermore man accused of assault with deadly weapon in Pleasanton

A 25-year-old Livermore man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon early Tuesday morning after police...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 5, 2017 at 7:31 am | 3 comments | 2643 Views

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Alameda County Superior Court cuts clerks' hours due to budget deficit

Alameda County Superior Court clerks' office hours were reduced starting Tuesday as a result of a sizable budget deficit. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by spudly, on Jan 4, 2017 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 1059 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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