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San Jose Taxis on strike

They're protesting Uber and Lyft. The San Jose City Council relaxed restrictions on ride-sharing companies so that they...

Original post made by Sam on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by curious, on Dec 19, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 10 comments | 528 Views

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Pleasanton city attorney, librarian say farewell

Pleasanton City Attorney Jonathan Lowell and Librarian Julie Farnsworth are retiring this month, leaving the city in better...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Al, on Dec 19, 2015 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

RESTAURANTS

Has any body visited the new ORGANIC COUP

Just noticed the new restaurant on Hopyard - The Organic Coup. Has anyone been there. ...

Original post made by chicken little on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 19, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 351 Views

SPORTS

Foothill student among finalists in Baker's video contest

A Foothill High student is among the finalists in a contest in which State Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) challenged...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jackkevin, on Dec 19, 2015 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio to run against Assemblywoman Baker in 2016 election

Former Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio announced Friday that she will seek the Democratic Party nomination...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by get the facts, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:36 pm | 38 comments | 3500 Views

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Special school board meeting tonight to hear about search for new superintendent

Pleasanton's school board will hold a public meeting tonight to hear an update from a consulting firm it hired to search...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by getitright, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 3 comments | 1318 Views

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CITY WATER METER READING

Received my water and sewer statement from the city of Pleasanton 11/19/15 for their meter reading on 11/10/15. I noticed...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by RememberinJune, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 11 comments | 721 Views

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Pleasanton police welcome new officers, recognize promotions

Pleasanton police welcomed three new officers and two staff members and honored five officers who were promoted last week...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by Happy!, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 2 comments | 1832 Views

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James Tong/Charter Properties $3 million felony fraud scheme

Recall that Jerry Thorne, Jenniferr Hosterman, Cheryl Cook-Kallio --- Oak Grove and James Tong supporters as well as Kathy...

Original post made by Soundbite for Lund ranch referendum and city council recall on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, parents, students asked to comment on potential Pleasanton school year calendar change

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday night to move forward with a survey to see what the community thinks about changing...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 17, 2015 at 9:30 pm | 10 comments | 2360 Views

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Tully's Coffee to close after New Year's

Tully's Coffee in downtown Pleasanton is set to close after the holidays, a move that surprised some longtime patrons. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Dec 17, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 58 comments | 7768 Views

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Church vigils, Christmas concerts start tomorrow

The Livermore-Pleasanton Interfaith Clergy Association will host a public candlelight prayer vigil from 7-7:30 p.m. tomorrow...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Steven, on Dec 17, 2015 at 10:20 am | 5 comments | 2896 Views

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Santa Claus now at Stoneridge Mall as Christmas holiday shopping season begins

Santa Claus and the holiday dancers filled the main court at Stoneridge Shopping Center this weekend as hundreds gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by kim, on Dec 16, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 24 comments | 3625 Views

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Councilwoman Narum named Vice Mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilwoman Kathy Narum was appointed Vice Mayor of Pleasanton last night by Mayor Jerry Thorne and others on the City...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by JHC, on Dec 16, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

SPORTS

Loss to De La Salle ends Falcons' season, but is it fair?

After holding De La Salle to its second-lowest offensive output of the season, the Foothill football team saw its season...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Football Dad, on Dec 16, 2015 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 226 Views

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Wreaths to be place on veterans graves tomorrow at Pioneer Cemetery

Tomorrow at noon, veterans, Scouts and civic leaders will place wreaths on each of the 561 graves at Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Puppetlady, on Dec 14, 2015 at 10:42 pm | 4 comments | 1261 Views

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Think twice about spending that bonus

When is a bonus not a bonus? When you fail to think about what that extra income will mean to your overall finances. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by amused, on Dec 14, 2015 at 4:14 pm | 6 comments | 1665 Views

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Services Saturday for George Farrell, 54, who died while riding bicycle

Services will be held at noon Saturday at the Pleasanton Senior Center for George Farrell, a 25-year employee in the city...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Richard Boysal, on Dec 14, 2015 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 4207 Views

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Hope Hospice names permanent CEO

Pleasanton resident Bob Boehm has been named the permanent CEO of Hope Hospice, with the nonprofit's Board of Directors voting...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Anne, on Dec 12, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 1430 Views

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New downtown coffee shop planned for old Round Table Pizza site

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will consider a bid tonight by an individual affiliated with Valley Community Church to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Dec 11, 2015 at 11:07 am | 49 comments | 5508 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
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