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Court hearing continues today in shooting death of Kate Steinle

A preliminary hearing will continue today before San Francisco Superior Court Judge Brendan P. Conroy in the shooting death...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 1623 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neighbors battle against roads through their communities

In 2008, Pleasanton voters passed Measure PP, which requires the city to restrict development of housing and commercial structures...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Annalee, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1187 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What was that noice at 11:34 pm on 8-21

At 11:34 pm there was sounds of what sounded like a machine gun going off. Two or three times. Never heard sirens or anything...could...

Original post made by Pat on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 1097 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton water, sewer rates could increase this fall

Brace yourself Pleasanton. Your water and sewer rates will likely increase in October, senior discounts on water bills will...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 33 comments | 6801 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Construction starts on purple pipes in Dublin

The Dublin San Ramon Services District has begun construction on a system of purple pipes to bring reclaimed water to areas...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 25, 2015 at 9:14 am | 5 comments | 4079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jim Hansen: Back on campus

Pleasanton's interim schools superintendent Jim Hansen admits he has a steep learning curve this year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Another Parent, on Aug 24, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 6 comments | 5192 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who uses?? Who pays?? for Ca road repairs ?

Gov Brown spoke yesterday and urged moving on road repairs. (after he diverted our funds to other areas). However, yesterday,...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 24, 2015 at 10:22 am | 16 comments | 969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wheels bus stops for 606 and 611 Vintage Hills

The map provided by Wheels bus service for school bus routes 606 and 611 is not clear on the cross streets, other than the...

Original post made by Member on Aug. 23, 2015
Last comment by Erika, on Aug 24, 2015 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Staying Dillon Strong

The O'Leary family knows about gardening: It takes patience and nurturing for little seeds to grow to fruits and vegetables...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by MD, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 4997 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 It's easy to create a name, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:08 am | 30 comments | 7397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Going green: Pleasanton's new bike lanes aim for safer, more cycle-friendly community

For City Councilman Jerry Pentin, his bicycle is not just a tool for exercising or commuting; it is an invaluable part of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ennis, on Aug 23, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 26 comments | 5259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District Child Care

Why does the YMCA run some of the child care centers located at the schools? What can we do to change this? I need the care...

Original post made by Janine on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kenny, on Aug 21, 2015 at 8:47 pm | 16 comments | 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

A mayor's welcome to Pleasanton

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne received a visit at his City Hall office this week from his new granddaughter EilĂ­s Madeleine...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 20, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2801 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OAH: Pleasanton Unified's decision to fire former principal Jon Vranesh was justified

An administrative dispute judge has ruled that the Pleasanton Unified School District's decision to terminate former Walnut...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Done, on Aug 20, 2015 at 11:48 am | 37 comments | 7386 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man nabbed at Pleasanton hotel in identity theft case

Police caught a lucky break March 5 when a call to a hotel led to the arrest of a Livermore man for multiple identity thefts. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Missy, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 4610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves new principals, teachers, other contracts

Two new elementary school principals are in place for the start of the school year next week after the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 19, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 5357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Donlon, Vintage Hills principals named pending approval in Pleasanton

Two new principals are set to start at their respective elementary schools, as long as they are approved by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:52 am | 8 comments | 5109 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton and Livermore Clubs to Host Bay Area's Largest Amateur Tennis Tournament

Over Labor Day Weekend, Ruby Hill Golf Club, in a collaborative effort with Castlewood Country Club and Livermore Valley...

Original post made by kevin on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jill, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD spends over $300,000 more in legal fees in June and July

The wasting of tax dollars continues as the current school board agenda shows PUSD paid law firms a number of payments split...

Original post made by Shocked (but not surprised really) on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 1078 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor signs Baker's toll bridge open meetings bill

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon), whose district includes Pleasanton, announced this week that Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Pierre, on Aug 18, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 2269 Views
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