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Last Night Chase & Helicopters

At 11:00 p.m. - 2 police cruisers speeding down Vineyard towards downtown and then helicopters a buzz for 30 minutes? What...

Original post made by Local on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by James , on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 359 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Park district kicks off renewable energy project at Shadow Cliffs

Park district officials, project representatives and politicians were on hand at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by John Hitchen, on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gauging interest in school board candidates' forum

The PW staff is contemplating how best to serve the community. We have noticed the audience engagement on the posts regarding...

Original post made by Gina Channell, Publisher on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 23, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest former student for sexual battery in Foothill High parking lot

Dong-Hoo Lee, 20, a former student at Amador Valley High School, was arrested by Pleasanton police Monday on charges that...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
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new park

Does anyone know what's happening with the park between Valley and Bernal? As I drive down Valley from Sunol Blvd., the...

Original post made by Sue on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 6 comments | 436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Retired Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher seeks school board seat

Two candidates with a long history in the Pleasanton school system have joined the race for election to the school board...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 34 comments | 7963 Views

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New Starbucks Open...Here we go...

So the new Starbucks is now open at Stanley and Bernal across from the AM/PM at new development.... The new stoplight is...

Original post made by Mynews4me! on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 22, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 537 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School, city activist Julie Testa seeking election as Pleasanton mayor

Julie Testa, a former member of the city's Human Resources Commission and a longtime advocate of measures to reduce school...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:32 am | 21 comments | 13213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss governance handbook, winter water damage at tomorrow's meeting

The Pleasanton school board will discuss updating the handbook detailing its procedures, practices and responsibilities at...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dump Ahmadi Governing Board document, on Aug 22, 2016 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 3755 Views

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NEW COSTCO CITY STUDY

At the City Council Meeting on Tuesday night, three consultants, paid for by Nearon Enterprises, the owner and developer...

Original post made by Bob A. on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by KatieK, on Aug 22, 2016 at 7:25 am | 21 comments | 1363 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Darlene Wiese remembered as longtime youth sports supporter

If you grew up in Pleasanton during the 1970's and 80's and you played youth sports, you knew "Mrs. Wiese." Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike Geib, on Aug 20, 2016 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 2385 Views

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Study shows Nov. 8 initiative less beneficial to Johnson Drive than Costco

The City Council has signed off on a multi-page independent analysis of the impacts of building a 148,000-square-foot Costco...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angie L, on Aug 19, 2016 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 1845 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No more waterslides for Shadow Cliffs

What a ride it has been but the popular waterslides opened in 1981 at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area will not be...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Aug 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 10 comments | 2862 Views

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Planning Commission approves 93-home development, Sunflower Hill project on Stanley

The City Council will decide late this fall whether to rezone a 15-acre commercial site on Stanley Boulevard for a 93-home...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Aug 18, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 23 comments | 5278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ruegsegger to seek election to Pleasanton school board

We now have are now having a school secretary running for school board. Was the custodian not available? Let's open the conversation...

Original post made by Qualified Really on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 18, 2016 at 8:39 am | 8 comments | 578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves contract amendments, recycled water resolution

The Pleasanton school board last night reviewed an updated fiscal year budget and approved recycled water for irrigation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 17, 2016 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 3554 Views

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WHY CHOOSE TO LIVE IN PLEASANTON?

The city of Pleasanton is in its greatest development frenzy never foreseen and never expected by a lot of people residing...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 598 Views

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Julie for Mayor

You've got our vote. Our present Mayor has the personality of a Sour Pickle. HE certainly is not a People's Mayor like our...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Bix, on Aug 16, 2016 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 233 Views

AROUND TOWN

New housing vs. Retail Exodus/Vacancies....What gives?

What is happening to Pleasanton? The city council has been approving numerous residential developments; approved and...

Original post made by Patcher on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 16, 2016 at 8:21 am | 8 comments | 424 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council weighs expansion of plastic bag ban

The Alameda County Waste Management Authority (StopWaste) has asked the Pleasanton City Council to support its planned expansion...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by No More!, on Aug 15, 2016 at 9:44 pm | 13 comments | 1881 Views
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Debate: What do you think?
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