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Pleasanton teen earns second place at regional Scripps spelling bee

A Hart Middle School student came in second place in the regional round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and now he...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Olfthful, on Mar 31, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 5 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

All the helicopters?

Its close to 3:00 p.m. and helicopters are all over my area and downtown. Anyone know what is up?...

Original post made by Chris on Mar. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 175 Views

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Civic leader Dave Walden dies at age 69

Dave Walden, a well-known Pleasanton civic leader and real estate mortgage and sales training professional, died last Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Pentin, on Mar 31, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 18 comments | 3185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polling firm: School district could aim for bond vote during November election

Pleasanton's school district will start identifying what construction and renovation projects it most needs after a recent...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:24 pm | 23 comments | 1631 Views

SPORTS

Much in common for new football coaches at Amador Valley, Livermore high schools

It's not often everything feels right in the world and with the uncertainty of the world in general, finding escapes, even...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Teri Bush, on Mar 30, 2016 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 3721 Views

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BART WiFi provider sues agency for breach of contract

A company contracted to provide BART passengers with wireless Internet is suing the transit agency for breach of contract,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jason, on Mar 30, 2016 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 727 Views

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Fitting wheelchairs for those in need inspires Pleasanton therapist

The emotional work never let up in northern Thailand -- and neither did the heat and humidity -- as the volunteers fitted...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jackob, on Mar 30, 2016 at 4:26 am | 1 comment | 2678 Views

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Spring Street complex gets council's OK

Despite opposition from the Pleasanton Downtown Association, developer James Knuppe gained approval from the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by No Change without Leadership Change, on Mar 29, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 12 comments | 2275 Views

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Sira stepping away from 30 years of coaching at Amador Valley High

To be a coach in this era at the high school level is nothing short of a can't win situation. No matter how your season turns...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by accountability, on Mar 29, 2016 at 6:31 pm | 12 comments | 6145 Views

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Protests increasing against local government decisions

Just as anti-Washington protests are increasing in this national political season, we're seeing some of the agitation locally....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by I'm awake, on Mar 29, 2016 at 10:06 am | 15 comments | 1148 Views

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Opinion: Protests increasing against local government decisions

Just as anti-Washington protests are increasing in this national political season, we're seeing some of the agitation locally....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 29, 2016 at 7:52 am | 5 comments | 1557 Views

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Amador Valley High parents share views on school's next principal

Six parents attended a school district-sponsored forum last night to share their thoughts on the key attributes they'd like...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by KiranKrishnan, on Mar 29, 2016 at 4:09 am | 3 comments | 2116 Views

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BART facing criticism for paying bonuses to employees

BART is facing criticism for providing contractually required bonuses to employees, but the transit agency is arguing the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Anti-public union, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:44 pm | 4 comments | 1508 Views

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LOST YORKIE PUPPY

Please help us find our beloved puppy, Olive. 8 month old Yorkshire Terrier--- no collar. Black hair, brown face with touches...

Original post made by Owner on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 299 Views

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Fire causes evacuation of 21 tenants at Livermore apartment house

Twenty-one people were displaced after a triplex apartment building caught fire earlier Sunday morning in Livermore. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1119 Views

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As traffic increases, we all want it 'calmed'

With several thousand new residents moving into new apartment complexes being built to comply with court- and state-mandated...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Mar 28, 2016 at 10:18 am | 35 comments | 4058 Views

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MY DMV EXPERIENCE

I received a letter from the California DMV demanding that I submit my body to a California DMV field office and yield, to...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 27, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 335 Views

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Tulancingo Sister City Association banned from touting exchange program in Pleasanton schools

The Pleasanton Tulancingo Sister City Association is struggling to recruit high school students for its annual summer exchange...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 27, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1884 Views

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Pair charged after dog attacks child twice

A Pleasanton man and a Dublin woman have been charged with felony child neglect and endangerment after the man's dog attacked...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 27, 2016 at 10:23 am | 40 comments | 268697 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART paying all union members $1,000 each as the system limps along

No I'm not making this up. All union members are getting a $1,000 bonus. All station agents, train operators, maintenance...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by BART rider, on Mar 26, 2016 at 7:56 am | 3 comments | 269 Views
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,137 views