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AROUND TOWN

Commission OKs renaming Sports Park for former Mayor Ken Mercer

The Parks and Recreation Commission has approved a bid to rename the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Community Park for...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 29, 2014 at 8:58 am | 20 comments | 3860 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 candidates stress sustainability, conservation at pre-election forum

Sustainability, storage, water quality and quantity, conservation and water management were words used throughout a forum...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by mjarivers, on May 30, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 20 comments | 3567 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurants + TV sets = nuisance

I was sad to find out that Handles Gastropub has added 4 TV sets in their main dinning room. Previously TVs were restricted...

Original post made by Pleasanton_Resident on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:50 am | 20 comments | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property tax for county's hazardous waste fee rising tomorrow

Residents of Alameda County pay more starting tomorrow, July 1, to dispose of hazardous waste following adoption of a new...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 1, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 20 comments | 2981 Views

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Pleasanton Senior Center reopens after makeover

Major renovations and new amenities completed at the Pleasanton Senior Center were unveiled to the public this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:13 am | 20 comments | 3183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives direction on 'discipline, release or dismissal' of employee

The Pleasanton school board held a special board meeting Friday morning and gave direction to legal counsel on the discipline,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 20 comments | 6319 Views

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Pleasanton apartment complex tenants without water for 4 days

Residents at Pleasanton's Springhouse Apartments have been experiencing their own drought since Friday afternoon when the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Julia A, on Jul 24, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 20 comments | 3934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to approve consultant, realtor for possible elementary school sites

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for tomorrow night's meeting, which includes the approval of using Public...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:52 am | 20 comments | 2106 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Anti-Oak Grove group gains 5,266 signatures to force referendum

Opponents of a City Council-approved plan to allow the construction of 51 estate homes on the hilltop above Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 14, 2007 at 2:53 pm | 19 comments | 3945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin growth gives local Realtors an earful

Pleasanton Realtors and those in related fields sat wide-eyed and alert last week as Dublin's Economic Development Director...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by SAV, on Jul 19, 2008 at 1:42 pm | 19 comments | 2143 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Peace group to hold another vigil next Wednesday

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will again sponsor a candlelight vigil in front of the Museum on Main Street in downtown Pleasanton...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:32 am | 19 comments | 2021 Views

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Loser and Winner

H. Abram Wilson, San Ramon's mayor since 2002 and its first elected mayor, defeated three other well-known candidates to...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 9, 2008 at 6:06 pm | 19 comments | 1758 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Town Square Forum Header Inflammatory

Jeb Bing and Gang at their best -- yet again. I'm not sure of anyone has noticed the new header for the forums throughout...

Original post made by Dog Lover on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Shane, on Dec 10, 2008 at 12:47 pm | 19 comments | 1886 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Serial robbery suspect arrested after car chase

California Highway Patrol arrested a man in Manteca Tuesday morning suspected in several robberies in the Bay Area and Central...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by thanks for the enertainment, on May 12, 2009 at 2:43 am | 19 comments | 2004 Views

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Tree time

Workers began unraveling more than 20,000 Christmas lights this morning, spiraling them around the branches of five large...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 19, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

A light at the end of the tunnel

It's been one year since Laurel Alice Williams' life was tragically taken in a drunken driving crash on Foothill Road. Ken...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 1781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Pension Obligations

According to Steve Brozosky the City has a present value of 120 million in pension obligations owed to city workers and...

Original post made by Ceaser on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Boomer, on Nov 16, 2008 at 10:21 pm | 19 comments | 2756 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police searching for two female robbery suspects

Pleasanton police were notified of two robberies in the early hours of the morning. One incident led to an arrest, while...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 21, 2008 at 8:50 pm | 19 comments | 1965 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Duraflame files suit against air district over wood-burning ban

Duraflame Inc. has filed a lawsuit against the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, claiming the district does not have...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by BPS, on Jan 11, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 1862 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court orders reduction in prison population

A three-judge federal panel has tentatively ruled that the population of California's severely overcrowded prisons must be...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 19 comments | 1644 Views
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