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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 22 comments | 7573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ruby Hill conflict goes to city commission tonight

The owners of a newly-built multi-million-dollar home in Ruby Hill will square off tonight before the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by AngryContractors, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 22 comments | 6931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board finds 'merit' to complaints, will replace Walnut Grove principal

In a marathon closed session that lasted more than seven hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:22 am | 22 comments | 9016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legislators kill BART strike ban proposal

A bill that would have banned strikes by public transit employees, such as BART workers who walked off the job twice last...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 4240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why not a downtown movie theater?

I'm sure this has come up on this forum but I was wondering if anyone knows if a movie theater has ever been proposed in...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Too Cynical, on Feb 23, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 22 comments | 1370 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local UPS driver saves Milfleur shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 22 comments | 13144 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workday to add 6-story building to Pleasanton complex

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, plans to build a six-story...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 8, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 22 comments | 16595 Views

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OPINION: Council makes right decision on east side planning

The Pleasanton City Council's decision to continue the work of the East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force even after learning...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Stop the ProGrowth Mayor and Council, on Mar 20, 2014 at 9:25 am | 22 comments | 2929 Views

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New Street Lights

We noticed the new street lights in our community tonight. They are so dim that some of them barely light up the sidewalk...

Original post made by CalGirl on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dark Thought, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 22 comments | 32297 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER CRISIS: Hetch Hetchy now at less than 65% capacity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission gave its mid-year water supply has announced that the Hetch Hetchy Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hotslide, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:59 am | 22 comments | 3452 Views

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Active shooter training in Pleasanton

Mass casualty shootings such as at Isla Vista, Santa Barbara, Sandy Hook Elementary, a Colorado movie theater and Columbine...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 9, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 22 comments | 3726 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Evidence of the "Man-Made" Global Warming Fraud

I thought the expert, Al Gore, said the polar ice cap would be gone by now. It is 1.7 million square miles larger than 2...

Original post made by wrong on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 2, 2014 at 9:00 am | 22 comments | 609 Views

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New Pleasanton school board to be sworn in Tuesday

Newly elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board will be sworn in during Tuesday's school board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bat Guano, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 22 comments | 6383 Views

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Whole Foods to open Dublin store in May

A new 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market will open May 20 in a new retail center under construction across Hacienda Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by @ Taco Of Wisdom, on Apr 8, 2015 at 7:11 am | 22 comments | 10806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton deals with the drought

In a recent interview, Pleasanton's operations services director and the city's water czar Daniel Smith talked in-depth about...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 28, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 22 comments | 3204 Views

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Sharks in Pleasanton?

The Parks and Recreation Commission held a public workshop March 1 to discuss the usage of the proposed 17-acre Staples Ranch...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by C.J., on Jun 11, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 21 comments | 6817 Views

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Main Street business busted for alleged prostitution

Tranquility Health Center on 739-E Main St. was closed in July after an undercover prostitution operation revealed illicit...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 24, 2007 at 7:30 am | 21 comments | 3466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'We the People' teams head to state finals tomorrow

Three Pleasanton teachers will again lead their government and civics classes to Sacramento tomorrow for two days of intense...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Sad, on Feb 11, 2008 at 4:41 pm | 21 comments | 2658 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More than 100 gather for peace vigil

About 100 people gathered at the Museum On Main Street downtown Wednesday night on the fifth anniversary of the War in Iraq...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by A Grateful Citizen, on Apr 2, 2008 at 2:36 pm | 21 comments | 2702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Helicopter Lands in Vintage Hills Center

I can't believe there has been no news regarding a police helicopter landing right in the parking lot of the Vintage Hills...

Original post made by Julie on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Preserve our way of life, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 21 comments | 3580 Views
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