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Arne Olson to seek City Council seat

Arne Olson, a former Pleasanton Planning Commission who recently retired as an executive with Comerica Bank, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by #Cholo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 17 comments | 8169 Views

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Swalwell seeks federal funds for redevelopment agencies

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has introduced legislation that would use federal funds to replace much of California's...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:41 am | 11 comments | 8152 Views

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Almost 250 city of Pleasanton govt employees make > $100,000 per year!

Did you see the article in the Valley Times and the Herald regarding "Six-Figure Government Salaries Abound in the Bay Area"...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Wake up People, on Sep 5, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 23 comments | 8116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to continue modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Pleas Parent, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:53 am | 110 comments | 8025 Views

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Verizon adds Pleasanton sites to improve service

The Verizon Wireless Network announced this week that it has added new 4G LTE cell sites along Vineyard Avenue, Isabel Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by VZ not worst, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:12 am | 16 comments | 8010 Views

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Church leaders support 'redeemed' priest; others want him out

Church leaders are speaking out in support of a newly-designated parish leader for the Catholic Community of Pleasanton after...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:02 am | 219 comments | 7940 Views

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Price steps down at San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

After nearly seven years with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, Chief Richard Price will officially step down...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 17 comments | 7914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is an "instructional coach?" and why is PUSD funding instructional coaches rather than real teachers?

I have been following the thread on PUSD. It used to be that every time a buddy of a superintendent or administrator "retired,"...

Original post made by Boondoggle on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 21, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 23 comments | 7898 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

MC Hammer arrested at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center earlier this week for allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 40 comments | 7888 Views

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Pleasanon Residents Are an Un Civilized bunch...

Here is what a civilized community forum looks like: TownSquare Forum (Postings listed from most recent to oldest) ...

Original post made by Head Doctor on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 11 comments | 7881 Views

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Police log: Shoplifting team nabs $5,000 in pricey purses

An organized shoplifting crew made off with high-end handbags worth more than $5,000 in an Oct. 21 incident, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 7829 Views

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Fleet Week canceled, but S.F., Pier 39 planning other events

The cancellation of numerous San Francisco Fleet Week events has disappointed many businesses on Fisherman's Wharf on what...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by sfca73, on Oct 14, 2013 at 8:45 am | 8 comments | 7824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by JoAnna Jensen , on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:31 pm | 79 comments | 7816 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Cash offers have advantage for sellers in housing market

As a company that is at the forefront of marketing to the Mandarin-speaking community, we love the high level of emphasis...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Recent Buyer, on Jul 4, 2013 at 4:39 am | 14 comments | 7814 Views

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Pedestrian, 25, killed last night on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman Parkway

A 25-year-old pedestrian was killed last night when he was struck by a car traveling eastbound on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Misty Reardon, on Dec 23, 2014 at 8:11 am | 26 comments | 7775 Views

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BART AT STONERIDGE

Doesn't anyone else see this as a bad idea? at the owens location, not too many homes or businesses. but along stoneridge,...

Original post made by aaron on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 8, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 72 comments | 7768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton board's action leaves principal's status unclear

The employment status of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh still isn't clear in spite of a 3-2 vote taken in closed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 33 comments | 7711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congress Prepared to Cut Funding to We The People Programs

Greetings Community Members, As of this moment Congress has excluded several civic education programs run by the federal...

Original post made by Keldon Clegg on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by doesnt matter anymore, on Feb 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 40 comments | 7710 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to cut 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 10, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 81 comments | 7709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here's the Class of 2012 at Foothill, Amador Valley, Village, Horizon high schools

Here's the Class of 2012 at Foothill, Amador Valley, Village, Horizon high schools with a complete list of the students who...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nancy, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:17 pm | 12 comments | 7680 Views
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