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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special Pleasanton school board meeting set for tomorrow morning

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday to appoint a new vice-principal. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Teachers getting raises approved at 8 AM meeting? , on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 7888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernal Avenue on-off ramps at I-680 to be modified

Work will begin late Monday night, July 21, on major modifications to on and off ramps at the the Bernal Avenue interchange...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Foothill dweller, on Nov 17, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 18 comments | 7872 Views

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New Leaf Market to holding seafood event today in Pleasanton

New Leaf Community Markets at 3550 Bernal Ave. in the Vintage Hills Center in Pleasanton is holding a fresh seafood event...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 16, 2013 at 9:27 am | 6 comments | 7864 Views

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80,000 expected at Goodguys car show this weekend

As many as 80,000 fans are expected this weekend for the All American Get-Together by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by downtown Julie, on Mar 27, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 7854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Step and Column

Now that the PUSD School Board has taken the important step of placing a local school funding measure before the voters of...

Original post made by Trevor Knaggs on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 143 comments | 7838 Views

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Bay Area leaders adopt regional plan to accommodate future population growth

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a long-term regional plan meant to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by The other paper, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 7 comments | 7838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High student commits suicide

A 16-year-old student at Village High School committed suicide Wednesday evening, according to the school district. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by julee, on Jan 3, 2011 at 4:39 am | 77 comments | 7836 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers' plan for 10 homes on hillside site goes to Planning Commission tonight

Even as legal arguments continue over the city's refusal to approve their bid to build 51 custom homes on their hillside...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Mar 31, 2012 at 12:25 am | 17 comments | 7835 Views

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Alameda County Fair returns to Pleasanton next Wednesday

The Alameda County Fair opens in Pleasanton Wednesday, June 17, with its new theme, "Rock the Red, White and Blue," and...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 29, 2015 at 9:55 am | 36 comments | 7828 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council reinstates penalties for excess water users

The Pleasanton City Council last night reinstated stiff monetary penalties for businesses and residents who fail to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by kmary1, on Apr 24, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 30 comments | 7816 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'With every breath I take'

Clare Dowling, a Tri-Valley native and dual-lung transplant recipient, is set to appear in the 126th annual Rose Parade on...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Aunt Jeanne , on Dec 28, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 7812 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Cops nab thieves in separate incidents

Four people were arrested this week on auto burglary charges after reports from a home and the Stoneridge Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Fanny, on Jan 2, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 5 comments | 7798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 51 comments | 7788 Views

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Officials praise new $14-million Tri-Valley 'Rapid' bus service that starts Jan. 24

More than 100 federal, state, county and Tri-Valley civic leaders joined yesterday in a celebration of the "Rapid," a $14...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jul 20, 2011 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 7777 Views

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Bernal Park sports fields, woodland projects to start next year

Design work is nearing completion on a $16.5 million second phase at Pleasanton's Bernal Community Park with construction...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Jul 10, 2014 at 8:20 am | 12 comments | 7773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Illegal cash-out bond refunding

At the 3/22 PUSD school board meeting, a citizen raised concerns about trusting PUSD with more taxpayer funds (via Measure...

Original post made by PEVC on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:31 pm | 220 comments | 7766 Views

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Teens open Airsoft gunfire on children

Rathbone Way is not a main street with heavy traffic, so the Rhodes brothers often play basketball in the street. Combined...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Amazing, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:14 pm | 29 comments | 7760 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ACE expansion meeting draws critics

A new improved ACE train will be faster, cleaner and greener, say representatives from the Altamont Corridor Rail Project....

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Mar 13, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 23 comments | 7757 Views

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School board set to discuss school calendar again next Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board may reconsider the 2015-16 school calendar that was adopted in June after parents and students...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 7749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1st Wednesdays resume, but with smaller crowd

The 1st Wednesday street parties kicked off their summer run in downtown Pleasanton last night but with smaller-than-usual...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Good times, on May 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 71 comments | 7748 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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