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Council postpones employee contract signing to hold public hearings on pension contributions

With only three council members at the meeting, the City Council last night postponed consideration of a new two-year contract...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jan 28, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 250 comments | 4081 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Biased Against Single Fathers

Dad has custody of child for a year while mom parties and runs around the state on a Harley. Dad gives mom 1/2 custody...

Original post made by Single Father on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Been there, done that., on Jun 25, 2011 at 11:03 am | 21 comments | 4080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 to update Pleasanton's possible uses of 'Chain of Lakes' at meeting today

The Zone 7 board's Water Resources Committee will get an update on the agency's evaluation of potential feasible uses of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Sep 24, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 4079 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to the "Guy on the bike"?

Growing up in Pleasanton, it was hard not to notice our own icon, the "Guy on the bike". This guy, was out daily riding...

Original post made by ptownright on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by RSB, on Dec 31, 2011 at 10:51 am | 49 comments | 4075 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 4073 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 29, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 73 comments | 4072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules in favor of Signature Properties over construction of Neal Elementary

"Ambiguous" was the word used in a tentative ruling delivered by a judge in the case of Signature Properties v. Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Concerned dad of two PUSD students, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:05 pm | 63 comments | 4067 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf grocery store

I just went to New Leaf, it's beautiful. It's exactly like Whole Foods. They have everything, I was like a kid in a candy...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by naive, on Jun 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 23 comments | 4064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Employees union pulls controversial contract proposal off the table

The Pleasanton City Employees Association--the union that represents 227 city workers—withdrew its pending two-year...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 202 comments | 4060 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family grieves for dog killed by two escaped pit bulls

A Pleasanton family is mourning the death of Jazz, its 4-year-old border collie that was mauled to death Sept. 24 by two...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on Aug 16, 2013 at 8:47 am | 20 comments | 4051 Views

RESTAURANTS

Nonni's Bistro

Does anyone know when it will open?...

Original post made by just curious on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Nor Cal Girl, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 4046 Views

RESTAURANTS

Wait To Go To Eddie Papa's

Have gone twice. Once for lunch-very pleasant experience and then for dinner last night-disaster! The food is excellent,...

Original post made by Gladys on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Dec 21, 2008 at 7:09 pm | 11 comments | 4041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No mattter which side you're on, this is scary

"Schools send out hundreds of preliminary pink slips" http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_17612643?nclick_check=1 The...

Original post made by P\'town parent on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Mar 22, 2011 at 11:58 am | 74 comments | 4039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Pleasanton allow medical marijuana dispensaries?

The City Council is expected to approve a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Should dispensaries be allowed...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 23 comments | 4037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to discuss 'public employee' tonight

The Pleasanton school board may once again go into closed session at its 7 p.m. meeting tonight to take up the issue surrounding...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by DefinitelyMan, on Dec 17, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 4033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

17-year-old arrested for recent tire slashings

Pleasanton police arrested a 17-year-old male for allegedly slashing tires on 27 vehicles in the early hours of March 6....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by romleys, on Apr 14, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 53 comments | 4030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART strike postponed again - this time for 7 days (or is it 60 days?)

BART's unions agreed Sunday night to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system for at least seven days at the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Aug 7, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 27 comments | 4024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving during 1st year

I've heard so many versions of this I just wanted to check with all out there. My soon to be 16 year old will be getting...

Original post made by Mom of new driver on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Dec 13, 2009 at 9:01 am | 11 comments | 4019 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Can you dig it?

Fresh out of college, Jennifer Less arrived in Israel ready to dig. She was part of an international crew from Italy, France...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jennifer Amiel, on Sep 19, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 4019 Views

AROUND TOWN

After 3-day break, 'Spare the Air' alerts are back

Even before the sun set yesterday, predicted weather conditions, along with projected unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Dec 18, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 13 comments | 4016 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,313 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 9 comments | 859 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 24 comments | 762 views