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AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian Hit on Santa Rita at Francisco Street?

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that a pedestrian was hit by a car on Santa Rita and Francisco around 8:30 PM. This...

Original post made by What happened on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:50 am | 17 comments | 6389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton leaders, vets welcome home Army Specialist Eith from Afghanistan

Nearly 100 well-wishers turned out Sunday afternoon to welcome home Army Specialist Kyle Eith to Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Marsha Buck, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 4 comments | 6380 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 | 6363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Receive 2.7% Pay Raise

After a year of complaining about voluntarily taking a pay cut, the teachers union has succeeded in negotiating an across...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on May 5, 2011 at 11:55 am | 115 comments | 6359 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swalwell to discuss immigration reform at Hayward meeting tomorrow

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin5) will host an immigration forum for constituents in Hayward Saturday to provide information...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 15, 2013 at 7:11 pm | 10 comments | 6353 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 | 6325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board set to vote on possible modified calendar

The Pleasanton school board is set to vote on the instructional calendar for the 2015-16 school year in open session at next...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by shocked parent, on Jun 23, 2014 at 10:44 am | 25 comments | 6323 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Asian teens express angst in essays in Tri-Valley

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 28 comments | 6319 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne to be sworn in as Pleasanton's new mayor tonight

Councilman Jerry Thorne will be sworn in tonight as Pleasanton's new mayor along with two newly-elected members of the City...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 6300 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountaiin Mikes Showdown...It's On!

So I saw the other day that Mountain Mikes next to Nob Hill and Togos has all you can eat salad, pizza and desert for $5.99...

Original post made by I. Eaton Moore on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by I. Eaton Moore, on May 15, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 14 comments | 6294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull unleashed

I just want to bring to your attention and the Pleasanton community an incident that just happened to me last Saturday. I...

Original post made by Concerned person on Oct. 8, 2007
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 31, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 72 comments | 6291 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

19-year-old driver arrested in fatal Foothill Drive crash

Katie McKewon, the 19-year-old driver of a Ford Mustang that was involved in a head-on collision that killed her friend Laurel...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by everyones to blame, on Nov 13, 2007 at 9:07 am | 321 comments | 6285 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton: Where Teachers and Unionized Workers are Enemy #1

Forget about drugs, crime, poverty,etc. According to comments on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum and from local conservatives,...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by guilty , on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 31 comments | 6284 Views

AROUND TOWN

CarMax Auto Superstore coming to Pleasanton

CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer of used cars, plans to build a CarMax Auto Superstore on a 20-acre site at I-580...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Right wing nuts, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 14 comments | 6268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robo Carpet Calls from 425-320-5163

Just got yet another Robo call from these "people", and their insidious (and probably illegal) machine, offering to clean...

Original post made by On Do Not Call List on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Don't get mad- get even?, on Jun 13, 2013 at 2:12 pm | 7 comments | 6263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on teachers' salary cut offer

The Pleasanton school board is expected to vote during its regular meeting tonight on a tentative agreement announced last...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Maggog, on Apr 4, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 183 comments | 6246 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 | 6244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-Round Schooling

How many of you like school? To those of you who do: what's wrong with you? And to those of you who don't: the good news...

Original post made by sjhfkhf on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Mar 5, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 6230 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The top Democrats in DC decry what happened in the Senate today

The President, the Vice-President, and the Democratic leader of the Senate have come out very strongly against what happened...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Nov 24, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 23 comments | 6229 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 | 6227 Views
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