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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to consider longer school year at its meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board tonight will consider extending the school year, possibly beginning classes in mid-August or...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 24 comments | 5254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New law allows inmates Imprisoned as youths to seek new sentences

Some California inmates sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for crimes they committed as juveniles will be...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 5252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunmen rob diners, employees at Denny's Restaurant here

Police are looking for three armed men who robbed employees and customers at a Denny's restaurant in Pleasanton last night. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Simple Fix, on Nov 25, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 45 comments | 5250 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring

In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Thankful, on May 4, 2015 at 6:01 pm | 29 comments | 5244 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5243 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 | 5229 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Drive, Stoneridge Creek now open

Traffic on newly-opened Stoneridge Drive moved smoothly Friday and over the weekend following a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Burt, on Nov 12, 2013 at 12:54 am | 22 comments | 5226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton launches new 'Mobile Citizen' app

The city of Pleasanton has launched Mobile Citizen, a web-based application that allows users and residents to notify city...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by It is "journalism", on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:55 am | 11 comments | 5224 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

REPULSIVE CONVICTED SHOPLIFTER IS BACK

Mary Hayashi, of Hayward, convicted two years ago of shoplifting $2,450 worth of cloths from Neiman Marcus in San Francisco,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Fisher, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments | 5221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three sought in robberies

Pleasanton police are investigating a bank robbery and two robbery attempts, all of which took place within a 24-hour period...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on May 11, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 25 comments | 5214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council postpones employee contract signing to hold public hearings on pension contributions

With only three council members at the meeting, the City Council last night postponed consideration of a new two-year contract...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jan 28, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 250 comments | 5209 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Media Suppresses Truth: Afraid of Obama's Persecution?

It is possible that the Obama administration's ruthless and unprecedented oppression of American media is having its effect....

Original post made by Shout Freedom on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on May 25, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 5201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is anyone as devastated as I am about what's happening with Father Padraig

I moved to Pleasanton 10 years ago. I distinctly remember experiencing one of Father Padraig's sermons at St. Elizabeth...

Original post made by Jana on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Carlos, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 66 comments | 5200 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorney agrees to give up law practice, make restitution to IRS

A Pleasanton attorney has been ordered to give up practicing law, pay a $1,000 fine, and make restitution of $29,088 to the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2013 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 5198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules in favor of Signature Properties over construction of Neal Elementary

"Ambiguous" was the word used in a tentative ruling delivered by a judge in the case of Signature Properties v. Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Concerned dad of two PUSD students, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:05 pm | 63 comments | 5186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calendar change, security highlight concerns of Pleasanton school board candidates at TV30 forum

The recent Pleasanton schools calendar change, security on school campuses and teacher tenure were some of the issues talked...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 30 comments | 5185 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 | 5184 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 ptown high school student, on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 145 comments | 5179 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 | 5179 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden, the "face of evil," is dead. Tell us, where were you when you first learned of the 9/11 attacks? And what...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on May 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 58 comments | 5178 Views
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Election day is here, at last
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