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Pleasanton police welcome new officers, recognize promotions

Pleasanton police welcomed three new officers and two staff members and honored five officers who were promoted last week...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Happy!, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 2 comments | 2428 Views

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Broken gas main at Valley and Hopyard?

I've searched high and low to find information on the PGE "emergency" that closed most lanes at Valley Ave/Hopyard intersection...

Original post made by just curious on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by oakled, on Jan 24, 2016 at 11:50 pm | 2 comments | 556 Views

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At last, world-renowned Sunrise Senior Living comes to Pleasanton

Sunrise Senior Living, now the fifth largest senior living provider in the U.S., is back and soon will start construction...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by B. J. Hill, on Jan 18, 2016 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 4800 Views

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Pleasanton is wonderful we are lucky

For all the complaining, for all the "this is wrong and that is wrong" for all for it I say I feel very lucky to live in...

Original post made by Christine on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 18, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 793 Views

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Paid Thugs are Assaulting Women and Children

I am the mother to two young children and I live in Mission Park. Everyday I see the dangers of the growing traffic problem...

Original post made by Alexis B on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by MsVic, on Feb 3, 2016 at 5:39 am | 2 comments | 438 Views

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Big events tomorrow could mean record BART ridership

Big events in San Francisco and Oakland tomorrow could make for record-breaking ridership on BART. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Blake Nahmias, on Feb 5, 2016 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 1320 Views

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Music teacher named Pleasanton Middle's band director

Jonathon Pedroni, a Pleasanton school district music teacher, will step in as Pleasanton Middle School's band director after...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Grateful, on Mar 2, 2016 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2149 Views

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LOST YORKIE PUPPY

Please help us find our beloved puppy, Olive. 8 month old Yorkshire Terrier--- no collar. Black hair, brown face with touches...

Original post made by Owner on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 332 Views

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New interim vice principal named at Amador Valley

Retired Pleasanton Middle School principal John Whitney joined Amador Valley High's leadership team as an interim vice principal...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 1, 2016 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 1995 Views

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Anti-School Bond Measure Country Song (Lyrics)

I'm back folks. Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for a school bond measure and about good old American...

Original post made by Buford on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Norris, on Apr 6, 2016 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 222 Views

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BART, unions reach tentative 5-year agreement to avert strikes

Heralding the tentative agreement as a turning point in BART labor relations, union leaders and management lauded a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by res, on Apr 12, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 1327 Views

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First Street at Vineyard Avenue reopened after gas line break repaired

A gas line break closed the intersection of First Street and Vineyard Avenue for several hours, according to Pleasanton police. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathy, on Apr 23, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1736 Views

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Cyclists, Rotary present grant to Sunflower Hill

The Pleasanton North Rotary Foundation and Cycling for a Cause have given a $1,000 grant to Sunflower Hill Gardens to purchase...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by tanya Ludden, Sunflowerhill, on May 2, 2016 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 1925 Views

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Downtown vitality keeps getting better

Thousands jammed Main Street this week for the season's inaugural First Wednesday street party. And with more coming June...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on May 10, 2016 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 870 Views

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Hundreds of Units get Pleasanton City Council Approval

Google "city council approves" or any variation thereof to see where our great town is headed. Many developments either have...

Original post made by patcher on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Henry, on May 12, 2016 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 337 Views

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School board holding bond measure workshop Saturday

The Pleasanton school board is set to meet Saturday morning to discuss its plan to potentially pursue a bond measure to fund...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on May 20, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1043 Views

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Another reason to Vote YES on Measure K--Assembly Bill 2522

Voting YES on Measure K approves a greatly reduced housing project of 43 traditional-style, single-family homes in a valley,...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2016 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 129 Views

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Pleasanton couple heading to Italy for 14th bicycling tour

Passports. Toiletries. Clothes. Cycling shorts. Susie and Del Krause, 74 and 78, have a slightly different packing list from...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jun 18, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 2479 Views

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City, veterans organizations leaders join in groundbreaking for new Pioneer Cemetery memorial

City and civic leaders joined veterans' organizations yesterday to break ground on a $300,000 memorial at the top of the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by James, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 1670 Views

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County board places $580-million affordable housing bond on November ballot

The county Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to place a $580-million Affordable Housing bond on the Nov. 8 General Election...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 1634 Views
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