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Pleasanton residents to find it easier to dispose of hazardous waste starting today

It will be easier for Pleasanton residents to drop off their household hazardous waste in the new year beginning today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Not great!, on Jan 3, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 11 comments | 2899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by NoToPUSD, on Jan 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 38 comments | 2585 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 | 4991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas Day burglary suspects arrested

Pleasanton police arrested four men yesterday who are suspected of stealing thousands of dollars worth of of metal, electrical...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dee, on Jan 2, 2015 at 5:43 pm | 12 comments | 4311 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Coffee?

Is it weird to anyone but me that there are no small-brand coffee shops in downtown (serving local brands like Ritual, Fourbarrel,...

Original post made by bf90 on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 2, 2015 at 10:20 am | 9 comments | 1533 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police launch 'Hide It, Lock It' campaign to reduce thefts

The Pleasanton Police Department is launching a new crime prevention campaign aimed at reducing the number of preventable...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 1, 2015 at 11:50 pm | 12 comments | 3670 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Strong winds cut power, down trees in parts of Pleasanton, Livermore

The strong winds that whipped through the area Tuesday and early this morning downed trees and blocked some roadways in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Keith Conning, on Dec 31, 2014 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Where to watch the fireworks

Although many cities across the country have cancelled Fourth of July fireworks displays this year because of budget woes,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by shaun, on Dec 31, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 6 comments | 1575 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 | 5862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lack of Seafood

It is quite extraordinary that there are no seafood restaurants in this area.I really cannot think of one even in Livermore,Dublin...

Original post made by Hoops on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by hoops, on Dec 30, 2014 at 9:09 am | 4 comments | 512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin cyclist killed on Highland Road east of San Ramon

The California Highway Patrol today released a few more details about a deadly crash Saturday morning between a truck and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Dec 29, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 16 comments | 5173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scam artist?

A friendly lady approached me while I was leaving the Safeway parking lot this afternoon and asked me for money for her and...

Original post made by Pleasanton Shopper on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Logical, on Dec 29, 2014 at 11:16 am | 35 comments | 4203 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'With every breath I take'

Clare Dowling, a Tri-Valley native and dual-lung transplant recipient, is set to appear in the 126th annual Rose Parade on...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Aunt Jeanne , on Dec 28, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 6254 Views

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Police seize couple with stolen mail from Pleasanton, Livermore

Livermore police arrested two people from San Francisco on Christmas Eve with a car full of stolen packages from a number...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Joyce, on Dec 27, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 5 comments | 3485 Views

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Pleasanton RADD hockey squad earns silver medal

Pleasanton's Recreational Activities for the Developmentally Disabled (RADD) Special Olympics regional floor hockey team...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Dec 27, 2014 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 3391 Views

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Despite rainfalls, Pleasanton sticking to 25% cuts in water use

Don't look for any easing of Pleasanton's water restrictions anytime soon. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/12/24/despite-rainfalls-pleasanton-sti...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 26, 2014 at 7:10 pm | 18 comments | 2704 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home invasion robber sentenced to 12 years prison

An Oakland man involved in a Pleasanton home invasion robbery in August 2013 was sentenced to 12 years state prison on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Black Panther, on Dec 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 2128 Views

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Livermore, 9 other movie houses showing 'The Interview' today

The Livermore 13 Cinemas and at least nine other theaters in the Bay Area and Monterey Bay regions plan to show the controversial...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 26, 2014 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 1276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Red Cross seeks blood donations at 2 Pleasanton locations during holiday season

The American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift -- a blood or platelet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Dec 26, 2014 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1181 Views

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PLEASANTON POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

Some folks speak poorly of the Pleasanton Police Force. I suspect that is the folks that probably received a deserved citation....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Dec 26, 2014 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 267 Views
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