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Pleasanton school board calls for Prop. 13 reforms

The Pleasanton School board is backing an initiative that could bring more money to schools by raising taxes for corporate...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 36 comments | 3378 Views

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Pleasanton's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center reopens

Pleasanton's popular Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center has reopened after a one-year renovation. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 3693 Views

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Here we go again at Las Positas College

The ink was barely dry on the contract Las Positas College signed with its newly-recruited president Kevin Walthers when,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 30, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 6 comments | 2328 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART negotiation numbers to think about

Ten days before the strike deadline, BART management and the BART unions are $112 million apart. There are 2,375 union members...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:57 am | 9 comments | 831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire causes extensive damage to apartment in Vineyard Avenue complex in Pleasanton

A fire believed cause by a candle caused extensive damage Friday night to an apartment in the Las Ventana complex at 3819...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Were there Fire Sprinklers?, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 4948 Views

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More Questions Than Answers.

The other day in the Bay Area News Group reported on the Lancaster Vs City of pleasanton case. City Attourney Jonathan Lowell...

Original post made by Watchman on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Record, on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 1195 Views

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Local man sentenced in string of San Mateo thefts

A Pleasanton man who stole iPhones and iPads from many San Mateo County businesses in a string of burglaries earlier this...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 28, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1307 Views

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OPINION: Demands by BART's unions for 21% raise over 3 years simply unaffordable for BART, unreasonable by any measure

In these final days of Gov. Jerry Brown's "cooling off" period that temporarily halted the BART transit strike on Aug. 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 am | 53 comments | 2565 Views

SPORTS

Stanford expecting a noisy reception tomorrow in Seattle for game against Washington State

Seattle has not been the kindest of cities to Stanford football over the years, and the Cardinal has yet to win at CenuryLink...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton earns top award for environmental successes

The city of Pleasanton has received a top award for its success in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, saving energy, and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Sep 27, 2013 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 1568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California pays scammers

Fraudulent MediCal claims are a 'career' for many, because they 'payoff'. Watch CNN, at 7:00 and/or 10:00 tonight for part...

Original post made by Taxpayer or Sucker on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Taxpayer or Sucker, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:38 am | 11 comments | 1271 Views

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Builder plans 4-story apartment complex across from Hart Middle School

Summerhill Homes, a home builder and developer, has asked the Pleasanton Planning Commission for approval to tear down several...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Truth, on Sep 26, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 7 comments | 1740 Views

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Eric Swalwell -- makes vulgar speech to Congress

At first I thought it was a joke, but it isn't. The Washington Post (who has posted the video) and many others are reporting...

Original post made by you\\\\\\\'ve got to be kidding on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Forest, on Sep 26, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 33 comments | 1869 Views

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Pleasanton police arrest McDonald's manager for armed robbery of same store he managed

Pleasanton police will charge the manager of the McDonald's restaurant on Pimlico Drive for an Aug. 28 armed robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 26, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 10 comments | 2628 Views

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Stoneridge Drive improvements OK'd in advance of October opening of roadway's extension to Livermore

Construction will start next month on a $1.3-million intersection improvement project at Santa Rita Road and Stoneridge Drive...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Emily, on Sep 25, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 11 comments | 2655 Views

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Comment on the "Open Letter to a Librarian..."

I read the harsh open letter complaining about a particular Pleasanton librarian before the post was deleted and the thread...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 3208 Views

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My affordable health insurance under Obamacare

I just received my Blue Shield health care premium notice for 2014 –the first year we see the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 22 comments | 2714 Views

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Pleasanton school board to consider developer's agreement tonight that could add $2.9 million in district funds

The Pleasanton school board will look at ways to add some money to its coffers at its meeting tonight. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by ???, on Sep 24, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 8 comments | 4840 Views

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Zone 7 to update Pleasanton's possible uses of 'Chain of Lakes' at meeting today

The Zone 7 board's Water Resources Committee will get an update on the agency's evaluation of potential feasible uses of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Sep 24, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 5896 Views

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Safeway receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. is one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 3992 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
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