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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss superintendent search at 6 p.m. tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss and possibly take action to conduct a search for...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 20, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 19 comments | 2760 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What, exactly is an "extreme" rodeo?

I note with some concern the addition of the adjective "extreme" to the rodeo event at the Fair. I doubt that the modifier...

Original post made by Hugh Mayne on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Colonel Slanders, on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian injured in downtown collision

An elderly man was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 19, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 905 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton company built Berkeley apartment complex where 6 died in balcony collapse

A Pleasanton-based construction company has been identified as the contractor of the Berkeley apartment complex where six...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 4543 Views

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Federal court reviewing right to carry concealed guns issue in California counties

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday but did not indicate how they will rule...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 909 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local teen receives $4,000 scholarship

A Pleasanton teen was awarded a scholarship from the ValleyCare Auxiliary, which gives scholarships to high school seniors...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE announces 2015 'Innovative Education Grant' winners

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced Wednesday its 2015 Innovative Education grant recipients,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board appoints interim HR chief

The Pleasanton school board appointed Dianne Howell as the interim assistant superintendent of human resources, but did not...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by need a global perspective, on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 31 comments | 4704 Views

AROUND TOWN

!7th Annual July 4th Celebration & Concert

Come to Wayside Park , bring a seat, enjoy a program of music and patriotic commemoration from Noon to 1:30....

Original post made by Bob Williams on Jun. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 152 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Baker opposes Legislature's budget plan

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) voted no on the record-high budget that Assembly and Senate Democrats passed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by nice to see, on Jun 18, 2015 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 1517 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Zone 7 hikes its new fiscal year budget by $7.6 million

Zone 7 Water Agency's board of directors have approved a $124.2-million budget for the coming fiscal year, a $7.6 million...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Indiana man arrested for suspected Pleasanton robbery

A 22-year-old transient from Indiana was arrested early Monday morning for suspected robbery at the Chevron gas station on...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jun 17, 2015 at 10:23 am | 6 comments | 1141 Views

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OPINION: Good times are back as city revenues soar past $106 million

Newly hired Pleasanton Finance Director Tina Olson just presented her first full-year municipal budget to the City Council,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by M.William, on Jun 16, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 3 comments | 1115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to meet again June 16 to consider controversial East Side land use plans

The Pleasanton City Council will meet next Tuesday to take action on pending plans for developing 1,100 acres of the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 2828 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Museum hosts 'An Evening with FDR' at Pleasanton Firehouse tonight

Pleasanton will play host to a discussion of one of America's most recognizable presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 16, 2015 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction

Hi, Does anyone know what they're going to build on Willow at Owens? I know about the new buildings on the East side,...

Original post made by AL P on Jun. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 235 Views

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Celebrating Giants' title with Pleasanton connection

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, a 2005 graduate of Foothill High, met with Pleasanton's Congressman Eric...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2015
Last comment by Rob, on Jun 14, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 1135 Views

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Pleasanton teen killed in snowboarding accident Monday

Services are slated for tomorrow with funeral home visitation starting at 5 p.m. today for a Pleasanton teen who died Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Dari , on Jun 12, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 22 comments | 4316 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON FAIRGROUNDS SALES TAX REVENUE

I have tried to get the question answered! I emailed Pleasanton mayor Jerry Thorne, no response. I emailed Alameda County...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 12, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Some news on attorney Spencer Freeman Smith hit-and-run trial

This is the labor attorney that killed a cyclist on Dougherty Road with his Mercedes, drove home to San Ramon, and hid his...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by alpha 1, on Jun 12, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 1149 Views
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