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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board brings back all elementary, middle school librarians

Pleasanton's school board chipped away at approved layoffs yet again last night, restoring more librarians whose jobs were...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 17, 2016 at 10:28 am | 11 comments | 2297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anti-Costco group files petitions for Nov. 8 vote to ban store on Johnson Drive

Opponents of a possible bid by Costco to build a new membership-only retail store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton filed a...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Matt Sullivan, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 82 comments | 3574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss reductions, technology restructuring at tonight's meeting

Pleasanton's school board will discuss ongoing layoffs Tuesday night as the board struggles to cobble together funding from...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by AnonName, on Jun 16, 2016 at 10:03 am | 14 comments | 1868 Views

SPORTS

Rotary's Father's Day Spirit Run set for Sunday

Registrations are now underway for the Rotary Club of Pleasanton's 23rd annual Father's Day Spirit Run being held in downtown...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by local, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 2650 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART asking voters to OK $3.5 billion bond for system overhaul

After years of focusing on system expansion, the BART Board of Directors is looking to completely rebuild the agency's aging...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Jun 15, 2016 at 9:04 pm | 23 comments | 1874 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Old Stanley Boulevard to close Monday for reconstruction

Stanley Boulevard between First and Main streets in downtown Pleasanton will be closed starting Monday to all traffic for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dave K, on Jun 15, 2016 at 5:37 am | 11 comments | 1100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Fair opens tomorrow

The Alameda County Fair opens Wednesday with new attractions, more special events and fair favorites ranging from horse racing...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Realtors like state's housing plan that Pleasanton opposes

The California Association of Realtors this week applauded a "build by right" proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown that Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 14, 2016 at 4:49 pm | 17 comments | 2173 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Housing Construction - What say you City of Pleasanton?

Let's cut to the chase. With all of the current housing under construction (much on Stanley/Valley/Bernal/Kottinger/St. Mary/Spring...

Original post made by Patcher on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 14, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 14 comments | 676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin holding public meeting tonight to discuss IKEA building plans

Dublin representatives are holding an informational public meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to discuss plans by the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 14, 2016 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1824 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mark Geregos - another couple of fails

You know this guy as the celebrity attorney that's representing the John Deming family in their wrongful death lawsuit against...

Original post made by Sam on Jun. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton imposing excess water use penalties despite rain

Despite heavy rains and a good winter snowpack in the mountains, Pleasanton plans to continue its drinking water restrictions...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by andy, on Jun 11, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 27 comments | 4284 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi Says Federal Research Invented The iPhone

Check out the story: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/06/10/nancy-pelosi-apple-iphone-steve-jobs-federal-research/ And...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 11, 2016 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 315 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton cuts water conservation requirements to 10%

Pleasanton's water conservation target has been reduced to 10% based on 2013 billings in response to newly adopted statewide...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by member, on Jun 10, 2016 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 2672 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Graduation ceremonies this week for Pleasanton high school seniors

About 1,100 Pleasanton high school students will graduate this week as eighth graders finish middle school to take their...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 10, 2016 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 2109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stretch of Valley Avenue reopened after police chase ends in crash

Pleasanton police briefly closed part of Valley Avenue this afternoon after the driver of an allegedly stolen truck led officers...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by mike moreno, on Jun 10, 2016 at 9:24 am | 5 comments | 4623 Views

AROUND TOWN

California no longer on national Realtors choice list for millennial buyers

A flurry of financial obstacles and lifestyle choices are stalling the journey to homeownership for many young adults, but...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Me Too, on Jun 9, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 11 comments | 1036 Views

RESTAURANTS

Baker honors Pleasanton tea shop as 'Small Business of the Year'

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) has recognized the English Rose Tea Room in downtown Pleasanton as the 16th Assembly...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by SS, on Jun 9, 2016 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 1606 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon: Police chief named as interim city manager

The San Ramon City Council looked within to find its short-term replacement for retiring City Manager Greg Rogers, voting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Lila, on Jun 8, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Community Favors Development

The people have spoken. Measure K has passed. Whether for or against the Lund Ranch Development, the debate was lively, and...

Original post made by patcher on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 8, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 342 Views
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