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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest 2 burglary suspects for 'prowling'

Two people were arrested after they were spotted at about 2:08 a.m. June 19 at a building in the 5700 block of W. Las Positas...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sirena, on Jun 29, 2013 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 4140 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board approves $115 million budget, raises highest teacher salaries to $99,000

The Pleasanton School Board approved a $115 million budget for the 2013-14 school year Tuesday night that includes more than...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pay attention parents, on Jun 29, 2013 at 1:19 am | 25 comments | 5794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet Law at downtown Restaurants

Does anyone have information on the law banning pets from the sidewalk restaurants on Main street? I understand there...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Face Face, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 62 comments | 2543 Views

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All smiles in S.F.'s Castro district as gay rights supporters celebrate U.S. Supreme Court ruling

It was hard not find a smile at San Francisco's Castro District as hundreds of gay rights supports gathered Wednesday evening...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marky Mark, on Jun 28, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 9 comments | 1126 Views

AROUND TOWN

AC Transit, union agree to keep buses rolling today

Talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 are continuing and buses are still rolling today even...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 28, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1070 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court leaves intact ruling striking down Prop. 8

After years of debate and legal wrangling between opponents and proponents of same-sex marriage, the U.S. Supreme Court this...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Answerable, on Jun 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 32 comments | 1756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Pleasanton teacher charged with decade-old sexual abuse of child

A former elementary school teacher from Pleasanton who was already convicted of possessing child pornography now faces charges...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by MoonChild, on Jun 27, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 1707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in Pleasanton school classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 27, 2013 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 2798 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8 expected this week, possibly today

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule as early as today on the long-awaited case involving California's Proposition...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 1260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Parent Priorities

Over the last month I have read about local Pleasanton students vandalizing a school library, Senior cut day and finally...

Original post made by Dawn on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 24 comments | 2245 Views

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Carpool lane construction starts today on westbound I-580 through Livermore, Pleasanton

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 13, to mark the start of construction of the 13-mile-long...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Emily, on Jun 26, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 11 comments | 2028 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feinstein names new Chief of Staff

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) announced the appointment Monday of Jennifer Duck as her new chief of staff. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by , on Jun 26, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A new climate action plan from our President, a preview

For the American people & Pleasantonians, please be aware the President will announce a series of executive actions, in the...

Original post made by WH advisor on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jun 26, 2013 at 11:11 am | 9 comments | 1306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sandia honors 22 local area high school girls for outstanding achievement in math, science

Sandia National Laboratories honored 22 local high school girls for academic accomplishments at its recent annual Math and...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2013 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 13161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmers market

This weeks Pleasanton weekly quotes the PDA saying that over 300 vendors are waiting for available spaces at the farmers...

Original post made by Map on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 25, 2013 at 11:24 pm | 18 comments | 1596 Views

AROUND TOWN

24 appointed to key Pleasanton commissions, committees

Mayor Jerry Thorne and the Pleasanton City Council welcomed 24 Pleasanton residents who have been appointed or re-appointed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 5063 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council wants to increase Pleasanton's size without permission from the voters

On tonight's agenda, the Pleasanton City Council plans to expand Pleasanton's size in order to increase the size of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by To Franco, on Jun 25, 2013 at 5:22 pm | 12 comments | 2281 Views

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5 students expelled by Pleasanton school board, including 4 believed involved in Harvest Park break-in

Four students involved in a late May vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School were likely among the five expelled by the school...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 25, 2013 at 7:00 am | 50 comments | 10754 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Louisiana Sen. Guillory's Message on Why He Switched to Join the Republican Party

You'll not see or hear about this on the mainstream media. It is a very important message which also is not taught in our...

Original post made by Elbert Guillory Fan on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hattie Carroll, on Jun 24, 2013 at 9:41 pm | 10 comments | 1157 Views

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Firefighters rescue woman from burning structure in Livermore

Firefighters Friday rescued a woman trapped inside a locked room at a residential motel in Livermore that was on fire. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 24, 2013 at 8:02 pm | 16 comments | 1616 Views
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