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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Obama America's Weakest President?

Here we are on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, at a time in our history when nothing matters more than...

Original post made by No More a Democrat on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Pope, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 3291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for lawyer charged in Dublin hit-and-run death

Nearly two years after being arrested for running down a bicyclist in Dublin, felony charges are moving forward for a San...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bay area, on Feb 24, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 20 comments | 4219 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board looks at locations for new elementaries

With the need for two new elementary schools and hundreds of millions of dollars in repairs to existing facilities, the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 3, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 20 comments | 5190 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale alleged Tuesday that they were barred from riding go-karts...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2014 at 9:25 am | 20 comments | 2564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley, Foothill ranked highest in area among top 100 California high schools

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools in Pleasanton are among the top 100 best public schools in California, a U.S. News...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 8:32 am | 20 comments | 6487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin police shoot, kill FHS student

Dublin police said that a domestic-violence suspect who was fatally shot by an officer on Sunday night after he allegedly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 11, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 20 comments | 1714 Views

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 | 4561 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 | 4344 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 | 1636 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 | 4760 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4807 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 | 8072 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 5890 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 | 3636 Views

RESTAURANTS

Planners OK McKay's Taphouse on Main Street

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, with the support of the Pleasanton Downtown Association, has approved a bid by Barbara...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Mar 3, 2015 at 7:37 am | 20 comments | 7030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations, Foothill!

According to Newsweeks top school's rankings, Pleasanton's very own Foothill High School is currently ranked 312 in the nation....

Original post made by Moose on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 20 comments | 2585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart vice principal accepts similar job on the Peninsula

Hart Middle School's vice principal Tom Domer has resigned to accept a similar position in the San Carlos School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Purge the Board, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 20 comments | 4328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton PTA, League of Women Voters to host school board candidates forum tonight

Candidates for the Pleasanton school board will participate in a candidates forum Monday night, an event co-sponsored by...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Here's the website, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:55 am | 20 comments | 1862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly publishes candidate endorsements

Based on candidate forums the Pleasanton Weekly and Tri-Valley Community Television (TV30) have hosted, editorial staff interviews...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 20 comments | 4174 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local Democratic Party to hold public event Sunday for candidates it endorses

The Tri-Valley United Democratic Campaign organization will hold a public rally from 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday for local candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Oct 19, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 20 comments | 5279 Views
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