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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Woodsmoke Stinks, on Sep 18, 2016 at 4:17 am | 32 comments | 10241 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Re elect Catharine Baker 16th Assembly District

We have a candidate running for the 16th Assembly district against our incumbent Catharine Baker that is owned and heavily...

Original post made by fcapilla on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Billie, on Sep 17, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves updated governance handbook, financial statements at meeting

At its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Pleasanton school board approved a revised governance handbook and 2015-16 unaudited...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Sep 17, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councilmember Karla Brown's motto: It's not the City Council's job to plan Pleasanton

So whose job do YOU think it is to plan for the future of Pleasanton, “The City of Planned Progress”? You should...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 16, 2016 at 6:14 pm | 11 comments | 734 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley grad joins the circus

Evan Wiley, 26, thought he might have a career in basketball when he played point guard at Las Positas College and Chabot...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jeez Louis, on Sep 16, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 3 comments | 1665 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Coverage of Tuesday's City Meeting in the Weekly?

I'm just wondering where the story is about the City council meeting Tuesday which saw a wonderful turnout from the cycling...

Original post made by Pleasanton Recreational Cyclist on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 16, 2016 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher launches campaign for school board seat

Former Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher launched his campaign Sunday for election to the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Bay Area Native, on Sep 15, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 17 comments | 3303 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidates air their positions at Chamber of Commerce forum

Candidates for Pleasanton’s mayor and City Council positions sparred Friday over several key election issues, with those...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Sep 15, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 12 comments | 849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Learn about Sunflower Hill's Plans for Residential Communities for People with Special Needs

New Leaf is holding an event on Saturday, September 24 at the store to help educate the community about Sunflower Hill and...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by local, on Sep 15, 2016 at 10:33 am | 14 comments | 372 Views

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Arkin to seek re-election to Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton school board member Valerie Arkin announced yesterday that she will seek re-election to a third term on Nov. 8. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by JackS, on Sep 14, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 15 comments | 2082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DSRSD asks residents to imagine life without water

A Dublin San Ramon Services District employee is lending her voice to a national effort aimed at making citizens more aware...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Charlie Brown, on Sep 14, 2016 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 716 Views

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Pleasanton woman arrested after crash that killed toddler

Two families and the sheriff's office are devastated since a crash killed a 3-year-old boy Friday in San Ramon, an Alameda...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Sep 13, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 6571 Views

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Pleasanton seeks teen poet laureates for 2015-16

The City of Pleasanton is looking for applicants to be Pleasanton's Teen Poet Laureate for the 2015-16 academic year. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Dawn Khan, on Sep 13, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Several hundred turn out for 9/11 ceremony in Pleasanton

Several hundred turned out Sunday morning for a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 15th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton parent, on Sep 12, 2016 at 7:50 pm | 3 comments | 1322 Views

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Costco: Break-Even

Let's do some simple math. We have asked the City repeatedly for the number of years it will take to break-even on our taxpayer...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 91 comments | 1678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 of those Injured Vasco Road crash weren't wearing seat belts

A single vehicle accident in unincorporated Contra Costa County on Friday night severely maimed one boy and caused five other...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by @Mom, on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:39 am | 7 comments | 1870 Views

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Chamber hosting Pleasanton municipal election candidates forum at 7:30 a.m. today

Candidates for mayor and three vying for election to the City Council will participate in a "Meet the Candidates" forum...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Looking to the future, on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:34 am | 13 comments | 1766 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds march, arrests made in protests at Urban Shield in Pleasanton

A total of 23 protesters were arrested Friday outside the "Urban Shield" event, the nation's largest first-responder exercise,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Citizen , on Sep 10, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 10 comments | 2550 Views

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Senior discounts

I was delighted to be offered a senior discount at the Mission Plaza Workbench True Value Hardware store, one day last week....

Original post made by helen on Sep. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 185 Views

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Councilwoman Karla Brown launches re-election campaign

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Karla Brown has kicked off her campaign for re-election on Nov. 8 with a rally at the home of...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 9, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 25 comments | 2293 Views
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First Amendment under attack
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Who Won the Debate?
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Debate: What do you think?
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Props 62 and 66: To Kill or Not to Kill, those are The Questions
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