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AROUND TOWN

Sales tax measure is back, and just might pass

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to place a transportation sales tax increase measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by enough already, on Jul 16, 2014 at 10:37 am | 62 comments | 4903 Views

AROUND TOWN

24 appointed to key Pleasanton commissions, committees

Mayor Jerry Thorne and the Pleasanton City Council welcomed 24 Pleasanton residents who have been appointed or re-appointed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 4897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ken Mano named Pleasanton Weekly's Man of the Year

Meet Ken Mano, Pleasanton Weekly's "Man of the Year" for 2014. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/19/man-of-the-year...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Clay Anderson, on Dec 21, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 4889 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire causes extensive damage to apartment in Vineyard Avenue complex in Pleasanton

A fire believed cause by a candle caused extensive damage Friday night to an apartment in the Las Ventana complex at 3819...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Were there Fire Sprinklers?, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 4888 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman can keep her hawk

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman won her 15-month battle to keep her red-tail hawk Ariel in a backyard cage at her Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Yeah Hosterman!, on Mar 1, 2008 at 6:54 am | 11 comments | 4887 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Sunday in downtown Pleasanton

The annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade will be held starting at 1 p.m. Sunday in downtown Pleasanton with more than 100...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 4887 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Australia a Model for Successful Gun Control Laws

Someone started a thread earlier claiming that Australia's gun control laws were a failure. Not so, according to this ABC...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Will Waters, on Aug 3, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 54 comments | 4885 Views

AROUND TOWN

A birthday for the history books

Orville Nightingale, Pleasanton's oldest living man, recently celebrated his 103rd birthday with daughter Marilyn and grandsons...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Nancy Lyness, on Nov 20, 2007 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 4876 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Millennials are coming! Are we ready?

Carole Rodoni, a renowned speaker on the economy and real estate who is often called the pundit of the Peninsula, brought...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4867 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We Now Have a CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS! Lawless President Acts Outside Bounds of Constitution...

Pleasantonians, please inform yourselves (if you haven't already) of the current developments regarding Obama's decision...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 21 comments | 4865 Views

SPORTS

Foothill Basketball

Foothill's basketball team is going to be great this year! The Coach must be doing a great job in improving the team's...

Original post made by BasketBall Fan on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:39 am | 33 comments | 4864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school test scores fall slightly

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of many in California that showed declines in STAR test results, although locally,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Physics, on Aug 18, 2013 at 12:13 am | 10 comments | 4864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should our city council be debating Iraq?

Does anyone else think the city council talking about Iraq is a monumental waste of their time? While I'm all for people...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 6, 2007
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 29, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 22 comments | 4860 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton after his announcement yesterday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 22 comments | 4858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board awaits data on principal's ouster

More than five weeks ago, Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh was placed on paid administrative leave, but an anonymous source...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by reality, on Dec 18, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 13 comments | 4850 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City revenue beats expectation in fiscal 2012-13

The city of Pleasanton ended fiscal year 2012-13 more than $1 million over its projected municipal operating budget as sales...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Nov 30, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 4849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Place to View Fireworks in Livermore

Hi Folks, July 4th is just around the corner. Happy 4th to all of you. There will be Fireworks on July 4th at Robertson...

Original post made by Windly O. on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Jul 1, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 4848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cane sword used in road rage incident leads to arrest of Pleasanton driver

What began as a typical highway incident, with two cars jockeying back and forth between lanes and through traffic, escalated...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Damon, on Dec 5, 2014 at 8:31 am | 21 comments | 4845 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 candidates qualify for special Pleasanton City Council race May 7, 2 others may be ready to file

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Fred Watson, on Mar 4, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 33 comments | 4836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board approves textbooks

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday to approve a certification of compliance declaring the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Billie, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 30 comments | 4833 Views
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