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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Holiday crime rises at Stoneridge mall

Stoneridge Shopping Center was a hotbed of criminal activity in the days surrounding Christmas, with 10 arrests, pending...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 5, 2014 at 11:29 am | 21 comments | 7121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 7116 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 7113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds mourn death of Amador freshman at church service last night

More than 800 students, teachers and others packed the sanctuary of Valley Community Church last night for the memorial service...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by JMF, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:00 am | 28 comments | 7106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New vice principal hired to serve 2 middle schools in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board Thursday unanimously approved the appointment of a new vice-principal to serve both for Harvest...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Staff, on Jun 28, 2014 at 12:07 am | 10 comments | 7064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Layoff notices headed to PUSD employees

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to send layoff noticesto more than 62 employees, although board members hold...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 153 comments | 7056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly tried to coerce Vintage Hills student into car

A 9-year-old Vintage Hills Elementary student was approached by a woman who allegedly told the girl to get into her car at...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43 am | 5 comments | 7053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight's 1st Wednesday to feature Pooch Parade

The First Wednesday Street Party tonight, with the theme "Dog Days of Summer," will feature the always popular Pooch Parade...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Puppy Papa, on Aug 6, 2013 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 7048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Mob scene

Did anyone else notice the "mob scene" of about 100 or more kids leaving AVHS after school today? Both sides of Santa Rita...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by iwasthere, on Mar 10, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 62 comments | 7045 Views

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New citizens' coalition seeks to halt high-density housing projects in Pleasanton

A group seeking to halt the construction of additional high density housing in Pleasanton asked the City council last night...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike6319, on Jul 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 114 comments | 7039 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stanford Health Care takes over ValleyCare

Stanford Health Care's acquisition of ValleyCare Health System was completed Monday with new signs identifying the new owner...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Hospital Worker, on May 25, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 6 comments | 7035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Over the top yearbook photo OK'd for Amador Valley High publication

An Amador Valley High School senior will be allowed to have his "distinctive" photo in the school's yearbook after all. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kara, on Dec 25, 2012 at 11:48 pm | 47 comments | 7034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spinoff Thread - Why are BMWs always associated with spoiled children?

It seems like the stereotypical Pleasantonian is a SUV driving, "not my kid", soccer mom with a spoiled teen driving a BMW?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 20 comments | 7032 Views

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Court to rule early next year on validity of Pleasanton housing cap

In a three-hour hearing in Alameda County Superior Court Friday, Judge Frank Roesch sparred repeatedly with Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 22 comments | 7029 Views

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Cold Stone, landlord square off over lease as popular ice cream store moves out of Pleasanton

The franchise owners of Cold Stone Creamery in downtown Pleasanton have closed their store and moving out of Tully's Plaza...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 20, 2015 at 10:52 am | 152 comments | 7027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in Pleasanton shooting

Pleasanton police arrested four people this week on suspicion of attempted murder and criminal conspiracy related to a shooting...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Victor, on Jan 16, 2015 at 8:01 am | 15 comments | 7027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor announces appointment of Pleasanton woman

Today Gov. Jerry Brown announced the appointment of Diane Ravnik, 61, of Pleasanton, as chief of the Division of Apprenticeship...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Patricia, on Aug 20, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 7022 Views

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Pleasanton homeowners search for answers to sinking ground; city to step in

In recent years, cracks have continually appeared in the walls and foundations of at least two dozen homes in the same Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 19, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 26 comments | 7002 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police make arrest for prostitution at First Street massage parlor

An undercover investigation led to a prostitution arrest at a local massage parlor, according to police reports. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:25 am | 18 comments | 6997 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose's fire chief moving to top fire department post here

Ruben Torres, currently the fire chief in San Jose, has been hired as chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Workin' Man, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 6993 Views
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