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Chase gets OK to demolish Santa Rita shopping center for new bank

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by J.P. Morgan Chase to tear down the aging Santa Rita Junction Shopping...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 31 comments | 4216 Views

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Questionable borrowing leads to a mountain of school debt

Cash-out bond refinancing done by the Pleasanton Unified School District will cost taxpayers more than $9 million over 20...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth Dallmann, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:01 am | 84 comments | 4215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REMINDER TO VOTE NO ON MEASURE E

If you do not vote on Measure E, you will be paying the extra tax. The pro-tax campaign is heavily financed and they have...

Original post made by Not another PUSD tax on Apr. 24, 2011
Last comment by TeaPartyProud, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 56 comments | 4214 Views

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The ultimate festival

Every year at the end of August, parts of the East Bay start to empty out; people go on unexplained, mysterious vacations...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 4214 Views

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Pleasanton garbage rates increasing today for big-can users

The City Council has approved an across-the-board garbage rate "adjustment" of 3.87% starting today to meet rising costs...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by D, on Jan 2, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 4213 Views

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10-year old killed in crash near Ruby Hill

A boy who was killed in a crash in Livermore Saturday afternoon has been identified as 10-year-old San Jose resident Jonathan...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Carrrie, on Nov 27, 2008 at 8:32 pm | 34 comments | 4212 Views

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Underground Tunnels in Pleasanton

I was hoping that someone would know where the underground tunnel by the new Firehouse Arts Center lead to. My children loved...

Original post made by Laurel on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Lolfasho, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 6 comments | 4211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Forum about under age drinking

I am a Dad of a Highschool student. I am sick at how much drinking and drugs go on right under our nose. Its on campus,...

Original post made by Parent keeping teens sober on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by LongLivePotter, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 41 comments | 4210 Views

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Celebration today for Chris Beratlis

A celebration will be held from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. today at Gay 90's Pizza to honor longtime city, civic and business leader...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Christy Seekford, on Apr 11, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 6 comments | 4209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Library celebrates 25 years tonight

The Pleasanton Friends of the Library play host to the 25th anniversary celebration of the present library building tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Justin, on Nov 18, 2013 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 4208 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Josh Burger, inspirational speaker

Josh Burger wasn't expected to get much out of life. The disease that made it unlikely he would live past birth also limited...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sue Huebner, on Jun 17, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 5 comments | 4205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews steps being taken to boost grades

The Pleasanton School board received an update on the district's plan Tuesday night that addresses its federally imposed...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by AnnaS, on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:46 am | 4 comments | 4203 Views

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Firefighters to get 3% raises in each of next 4 years

Unionized firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department are being offered 3% pay increases each year over the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Lugnut, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:00 am | 35 comments | 4203 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cafe Main

This restaurant, which used to be Coffee Beans and Bistro, has high-quality food and coffee. I am impressed, my expectations...

Original post made by Joanna on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:27 am | 44 comments | 4203 Views

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Changes in First Wednesday Street Parties

Thank you SO VERY MUCH Pleasanton Downtown Association for changing the Beer Garden to the Entertainment Garden and making...

Original post made by Peacelovehappiness on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 26 comments | 4202 Views

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UPDATE: Power outage affecting 1,200 has been restored

About 1,200 PG&E customers were without power for about an hour Friday afternoon in northern Pleasanton, according to the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2007
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 13, 2007 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 4200 Views

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Tatoos and Piercings Coming to Downtown

Just heard some great news. A tatoo and piercing salon will be coming to Main Street soon! Heard it is in the 100 or 200...

Original post made by Harley Babe on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Annoyed Parent, on Feb 23, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 34 comments | 4199 Views

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Amador DECA headed to state competition

Fresh off their award-winning performances at the Northern California DECA District Conference, more than 100 Amador Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 4198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 4195 Views

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Schools could face more than $5 million in new cuts

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told Tuesday night that it could face as...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:41 am | 76 comments | 4192 Views
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School trustees move decisively
By Tim Hunt | 10 comments | 782 views