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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 | 4435 Views

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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 It's easy to create a name, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:08 am | 30 comments | 7038 Views

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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 | 4849 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 | 1229 Views

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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 | 2608 Views

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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 | 6795 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 | 4080 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 | 5011 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 | 4767 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 | 602 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 | 932 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 | 1893 Views

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Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

Following an extraordinary public confrontation with executives of one of Pleasanton's largest homebuilders, the head of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Shawn , on Aug 18, 2015 at 11:56 am | 48 comments | 5219 Views

SPORTS

Amador/Foothill Baseball on display

It was a very cool scene last night in the bottom of the 8th inning between the Giants and Cardinals to see the game deciding...

Original post made by Casual Viewer on Aug. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 594 Views

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Splash of color: Local artists bring beauty to Pleasanton utility boxes

What once were dull, unnoticeable metal boxes located around Pleasanton are being transformed into colorful stations dedicated...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Good, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:48 am | 31 comments | 4638 Views

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Another Spare the Air day due to unhealthy levels of smog, smoke

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for today due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 17, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 1497 Views

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San Francisco Premium Outlets opens expanded center this morning

San Francisco Premium Outlets will open its 185,000 square-foot expansion on this morning, making it the largest outlet center...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Aug 17, 2015 at 8:13 am | 4 comments | 15006 Views

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Hawaiian Luau at The Parkview - Eskaton

On Sunday August 30, The Parkview at 100 Valley Avenue will be "going Hawaiian" with a Luau. Residents will be learning...

Original post made by The Parkview - Eskaton on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 15, 2015 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 460 Views

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Going green

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. 15, 2015
Last comment by also a rider, on Aug 15, 2015 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Honors Geometry Help

Any recommendations for an after school tutor for honors geometry in 9th grade at AVHS? Thank you....

Original post made by Member on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Aug 14, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 708 Views
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