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Farewell to Jim Hansen (again)

The Pleasanton school district's interim superintendent, Jim Hansen, stepped back into retirement Thursday, clearing out...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Al Cohen, on Jul 2, 2016 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 2076 Views

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3 candidates vying for 2 Pleasanton Council seats in November election

Two incumbents and the chairman of the city Planning Commission have launched campaigns to win two open seats on the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Alexis B, on Jul 1, 2016 at 4:17 pm | 19 comments | 3357 Views

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Purple pipes coming to Pleasanton

Four agencies that provide water services in the Tri-Valley signed agreements Wednesday enabling the city of Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Serge Banning, on Jun 30, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 9 comments | 14616 Views

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Pleasanton man admits to failing to pay employment taxes while company CFO

Pleasanton resident Muzaffar Hussain has pleaded guilty in federal court for failing to pay employment taxes while working...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jo, on Jun 30, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 3 comments | 2972 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin, Pleasanton moving forward on considering new big box stores despite opposition

Representatives of IKEA will hold two community meetings next week to provide details of a two-story, 377,000-square-foot...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by Bob QP, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:50 am | 30 comments | 3946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill girls' softball team wins first 2 games of North Coast Section playoffs

The Foothill High girls' softball team won its first two games of the North Coast Section Division I playoffs by a combined...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by fredaskew, on Jun 30, 2016 at 12:47 am | 1 comment | 1147 Views

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City, veterans organizations leaders join in groundbreaking for new Pioneer Cemetery memorial

City and civic leaders joined veterans' organizations yesterday to break ground on a $300,000 memorial at the top of the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by James, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 1867 Views

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County board places $580-million affordable housing bond on November ballot

The county Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to place a $580-million Affordable Housing bond on the Nov. 8 General Election...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 1918 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Community meeting scheduled Wednesday to explain new water metering system

Two community outreach meetings are planned to demonstrate the new automated water meters that will replace existing meters...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jun 29, 2016 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 2381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council adopts 2016/17 record-high $105-million budget

The City Pleasanton City Council last night approved a record-high $105-million budget for fiscal 2016/17 that includes a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by JT, on Jun 27, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 11 comments | 2122 Views

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Fireworks go on sale in Dublin June 28

"Safe and Sane" fireworks will go on sale in Dublin at noon June 28, one of the few cities in the Bay Area where such sales...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by no fireworks is safe and sound, on Jun 27, 2016 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 1804 Views

SPORTS

Campo di Bocce hosting 2016 Bocce championship through next Saturday

Campo di Bocce in Livermore is hosting the U.S. Bocce Federation's 2016 Bocce Championships today through July 2. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by gloria ppotter, on Jun 26, 2016 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hintzke to seek re-election to Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton school board member Jamie Hintzke has announced that she will seek re-election to a third term on Nov. 8. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 11 comments | 2696 Views

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Post Office Posts??

I guess there must be a new federal requirement that Post Offices must have posts. That would be the only plausible explanation...

Original post made by mooseturd on Jun. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP arrests erratic driver in Pleasanton after chase, hit-and-run crashes

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a man in Pleasanton after he allegedly caused several hit-and-run crashes in...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 24, 2016 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 3922 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist dies in collision with vehicle at Valley-Bernal-Stanley intersection

An adult woman bicyclist died this morning in a collision at 7:07 a.m. at the intersection of Bernal and Valley avenues and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jvdleftcoaster, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:08 am | 21 comments | 17098 Views

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Iron Horse Trail pavement project begins

Work is underway to improve pavement conditions on the Iron Horse Regional Trail north from the Dublin-Pleasanton BART station,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Jun 24, 2016 at 9:25 am | 6 comments | 2153 Views

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Patelco, Stanford gain naming rights for new Bernal sports complex

Generous donations by Patelco Credit Union in Pleasanton and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto have given the...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by A Resident, on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 3270 Views

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Relay for Life - Honors Cancer Survivors & Victims

Relay for Life is accepting volunteers to help setup, and help run the event on July 22-25, at Pleasanton Middle School. Relay...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 175 Views

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Mountain lion sighted in Golden Estates neighborhood

At 1130 this morning, Smita Nadgir sent this photo she snapped near her home on Foothill Road of a mountain lion roaming...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Joyce, on Jun 23, 2016 at 8:47 am | 18 comments | 3245 Views
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