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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facilities master plan goes before school board tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will get a comprehensive look at what needs to be done at schools following a year-long evaluation...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by jay, on Nov 28, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2666 Views

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Brighter, safer streets ahead

Within the next month or two, Pleasanton's energy and sustainability manager Laura Ryan will have obtained sufficient low-interest...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Old Salt, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 2507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board could appoint new principals at its meeting tonight

The Pleasantonton school board may hire three principals at its meeting tonight, to replace two high school administrators...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on May 15, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 10 comments | 2127 Views

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5 hospitalized after motorist evading police plows into 3 cars in Livermore

An Oakland man was arrested after he led police on a chase and then crashed into three cars in Livermore Tuesday morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sirena, on Aug 28, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 2 comments | 1822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another non-credited...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 4663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 21, 2014 at 6:29 am | 10 comments | 1993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair opens next Wednesday

The Alameda County Fair begins its 102nd year next Wednesday, June 18, with $1 admission and rides. The fair will run through...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 20, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 10 comments | 6432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing next Tuesday on city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing next Tuesday evening to consider approving its new Housing Element, a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 3, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 23 comments | 4882 Views

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Guest Opinion: The arrogance of the Air Quality Management District

The bureaucracy that is California's Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) consists of the most selfish, self-centered,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 6, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 13 comments | 2927 Views

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Pleasanton man throws out Giants' 1st pitch for organ donation awareness

Longtime Pleasanton resident Rafael Herrera tossed the opening pitch as the San Francisco Giants celebrated Donate Life Day...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 26, 2015 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 2740 Views

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West side dog park plan goes to City Council tonight

Pleasanton's 26,800 dogs could have a better place to romp later this year if the City Council awards a $545,291 contract...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Resident and Dog Owner, on Apr 21, 2016 at 6:18 am | 16 comments | 1399 Views

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Decking the streets

The decorators are at it again this year providing holiday displays even better than the years before. This year's decorations...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Dec 19, 2007 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planners OK Fresh & Easy grocery for Rose Pavilion

Fresh & Easy, a British-owned grocery store, will open one of its larger California markets later this year in the Rose Pavilion...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by cholo #2, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the air tonight

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a winter "Spare the Air" alert today, banning residents and businesses...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 10 comments | 2647 Views

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Teens to get job help Saturday

Getting a job in this economy can be difficult, but teens can get the edge by attending Saturday's job fair. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by TC, on Mar 26, 2009 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly 200 meet to discuss school finances

Standing crowds wound around bookshelves and back to the fiction section of the Amador Valley High School library for a community...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 1522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Las Positas, Chabot colleges accredited again

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has reaffirmed the accreditation for Las Positas College in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 1380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy Scouts recycling Christmas trees Jan. 5

For $5-10, residents can discard their Christmas trees, support Boy Scouts and help the earth all at the same time. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Drew Perkins, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area arrests up, but fatalities down so far this Memorial Day weekend

Arrests are up but fatalities are down in the Bay Area so far this Memorial Day weekend, according to statistics released...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pro-Mehserle rally draws 20 supporters in Dublin

A rally Sunday in support of former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle was peaceful despite a small number of counter-protestors,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 12 comments | 1837 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
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