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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board declares district ‘safe haven’

The Pleasanton school board unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday declaring the district a “safe haven” for students...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by Map, 3 minutes ago | 16 comments | 697 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police probe I-580 shooting

Officers are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday evening on Interstate 580 near Pleasanton, police said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by RenniRhome, 24 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district considering ‘safe haven’ status

The Pleasanton school board is set to debate a resolution Tuesday that would declare the district a “safe haven” for...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
Last comment by sanity, 59 minutes ago | 89 comments | 6090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class size matters a lot, research shows

The Washington Post's website published an article about the value of smaller classes. In the article there is a link to...

Original post made by Parent in PUSD on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by RU Kiddingmii, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 85 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Working together to keep the Tri-Valley on track

Pleasanton's thriving source of revenue does have a price, though, and drivers on Interstates 580 or 680 during rush hour...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jason , 18 hours ago | 6 comments | 1383 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressman Swalwell reflects on priorities for new term

His third term in the House of Representatives is already shaping up to look quite different for Eric Swalwell. 2017 brings...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by warner65, on Feb 28, 2017 at 9:55 am | 41 comments | 3433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ground squirrel population out of control......

We live in the Walnut Hills subdivision, directly across the street from the new Bernal Community Park that is currently...

Original post made by clare on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Common Sense, on Feb 27, 2017 at 9:55 pm | 11 comments | 511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor Thorne delivers annual State of the City address

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne highlighted key city achievements and public and private projects from the past year, as well...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 27, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 23 comments | 2168 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART strike averted 5 hours before scheduled shutdown

Pleasanton commuters were spared a traffic nightmare when BART's management and leaders of its second-largest union announced...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Neably, on Feb 27, 2017 at 12:37 pm | 9 comments | 2243 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin: Sheriff's deputy dies from injuries after being struck by jail bus

Alameda County sheriff's deputy Michael Foley died Thursday from injuries sustained a day earlier when he was struck by an...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jeffery M. Mess, on Feb 27, 2017 at 6:58 am | 2 comments | 3108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider hiring superintendent search firm

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday is set to consider selecting Palo Alto-based Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to run...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 26, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 1345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 Agency Discharging to The Bay

Known pollutants in the Arroyos within the city of Pleasanton consists of motor oil, pesticides, animal waste, automotive...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Read your new water meter?

I decided to venture into this mess. Realized there was no way to access the readings from my new automated meter yet online,...

Original post made by lmb on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by lmb, on Feb 25, 2017 at 9:21 am | 5 comments | 753 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Martial arts studio kicked out for good

A martial arts studio on Quarry Lane has been shut down indefinitely after the Planning Commission ruled 5-0 its owner would...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by julianna , on Feb 24, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 13 comments | 5158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD schools acknowledged among California's best

Pleasanton public schools are among the top in California, according to rankings recently released by a website that rates...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Jason, on Feb 24, 2017 at 10:14 am | 7 comments | 4413 Views

AROUND TOWN

No parking signs

Since when can a private citizen put up his own signs on a public city street that state-either no parking or parking for...

Original post made by Carlos on Feb. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 226 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local court officials appeal for additional funding

The Alameda County Superior Court has joined with 48 other trial courts across California to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to provide...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by AR15, on Feb 23, 2017 at 9:02 am | 7 comments | 1080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Whistleblowers allege air district improperly destroys pollution records

Two former employees of the agency responsible for protecting the Bay Area from air pollution say they were improperly fired...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 23, 2017 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 955 Views

SPORTS

Juniors steal show in Amador-Foothill boys basketball thriller

Rivalries in high school sports are something that can often put to the forefront everything that is good with high school...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Coach Robeck, on Feb 22, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man arrested in connection with thefts in Pleasanton, elsewhere

Officers in Livermore have arrested a man in connection with approximately $65,000 in stolen property, including items taken...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 22, 2017 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 2841 Views
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