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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's planned East Side development may be scuttled

A new report showing that Pleasanton has fulfilled its requirements to provide high density housing for at least the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Development, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 6593 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 | 6592 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board approves $115 million budget, raises highest teacher salaries to $99,000

The Pleasanton School Board approved a $115 million budget for the 2013-14 school year Tuesday night that includes more than...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pay attention parents, on Jun 29, 2013 at 1:19 am | 25 comments | 6590 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

This Pleasanton kitchen is a 'Gujarati Kitchen'

All her children wanted for Christmas was her recipes so they could savor a taste of home while away at college, recalled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:06 pm | 10 comments | 6584 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shutdown continues to limit local services, programs

The federal government has been partially shut down for nearly a week, and throughout the Bay Area there are worries about...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 6580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Violates State Fee Cap--being sued for charging illegal school impact fees

Pleasanton Unified is being sued in Alameda County Superior Court for not granting refunds to individual homeowners who have...

Original post made by Another PUSD Lawsuit on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Another PUSD Lawsuit, on Mar 29, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 28 comments | 6572 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 women arrested at JC Penney after shoplifting spree, fight with store security officers

Two Alameda County women were arrested Feb. 25 for multiple felonies after a fracas at Stoneridge Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:38 am | 21 comments | 6552 Views

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Central Valley's Mar-Val Stores takes over Gene's Fine Foods

Mar-Val Food Stores in the Central Valley assumed ownership of Gene's Fine Foods in Pleasanton Monday in a transaction the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by hansen, on Apr 23, 2012 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 6549 Views

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Pleasanton coach, bystanders aided bicyclist in cardiac arrest

The high school softball coach drove down Foothill Road, thinking how she should have taken a more direct route to the interstate....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:11 am | 10 comments | 6548 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beware of woman at parking lot in Walmart

Original post made by Disappointed citizen on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on May 25, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 54 comments | 6544 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

YMCA forum deals with Livermore sex abuse arrest

When parents of boys coached by Andrew Michael Nisbet heard he had been arrested and charged with sexually abusing young...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments | 6541 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Firefighters rescue man trapped in trench

A worker is safe after being trapped when a trench collapsed on him Thursday afternoon. The Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by that was my neighbor, on Jan 3, 2015 at 3:16 pm | 7 comments | 6536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2

I received a leaflet from the PUSD talking about a new local school funding measure saying that: "After consequtive years...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Jan 21, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 197 comments | 6534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Look at who is paying for QQ--builders!

Before I vote for a proposition, I always take a look at who is supporting it. The other day I got a fancy 4-page flyer for...

Original post made by Mary on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 29, 2008 at 9:52 am | 100 comments | 6528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details of Stanford/ValleyCare merger

The proposed affiliation of Pleasanton-based ValleyCare Health System and Stanford Hospital and Clinics became clearer Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Mar 8, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 7 comments | 6528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trick-or-Treating at Stoneridge?

Does anyone know if Stoneridge mall is doing trick or treating this year? IF so, what time? Thanks...

Original post made by Lucy on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 6518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Watching Small Times Thieves Have Their Way @ Safeway

I'm at whits-end watching petty thieves at local retailers stealing at will with no response from the retailer. I was shopping...

Original post made by Theft Prevention on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Marvin, on Jun 29, 2011 at 6:21 am | 34 comments | 6505 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART strike could start as early as tomorrow

BART workers have delivered a 72-hour strike notice to BART management, according to a union representative and a transit...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 6484 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Garamendi praises Obama speech, but wants Afghanistan war ended 'now'

Democratic Congressman John Garamendi said last night that he was generally pleased with President Obama's State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 6482 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District releases tentative start, end dates for 2015-16 school year

The Pleasanton school district released an update regarding the 2015-16 instructional calendar on itsr website Monday. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2015 at 8:57 am | 18 comments | 6480 Views
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