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AROUND TOWN

Chick-fil-A coming to Pleasanton

Chick-fil-A, a national chain known for its lineup of grilled chicken entrees, will open a Pleasanton restaurant in mid-2015...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 5, 2016 at 9:11 pm | 13 comments | 10214 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3 bond measures on Nov. 8 ballot will boost taxes paid by Pleasanton property owners

There are three bond measures on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot that will add to Pleasanton property taxes. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasantonian1, on Sep 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 9 comments | 3733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales Tax: Measure MM vs Costco

On August 24, the Independent Newspaper reported that the new study ordered by the City of Pleasanton and funded by the developer,...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Tom M., on Sep 3, 2016 at 11:02 am | 9 comments | 972 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court denies Pleasanton mayoral candidate's lawsuit against city clerk

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa's candidate statement will not be placed on the Nov. 8 sample ballot after a court...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Sep 2, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 6 comments | 3836 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Testa heads to court tomorrow over ballot statement dispute

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court Thursday in an effort to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by seenalot, on Sep 1, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 2487 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHO RUNS PLEASANTON SIMPLIFIED

The registered voters in Pleasanton are responsible for running Pleasanton. It is not the chamber. It is not the developer. It...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 28, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Aug 31, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 10 comments | 581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opinion: Let the campaigns begin

With all candidates in place for the Pleasanton municipal and school board elections on Nov. 8, the campaigns are underway...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Correction, on Aug 31, 2016 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 2986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco and the Mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne disclosed at the start of a public hearing July 19 that he owns shares of Costco Corp. stock. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 63 comments | 2922 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Pleasanton after high-speed pursuit

A San Jose man led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit through Pleasanton on Monday night before ultimately being apprehended,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 30, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 15 comments | 3354 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Paying to read the weekly now?

I can't read articles unless I am paying now??? ...

Original post made by KW on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 30, 2016 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Khaled, on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child cruelty charges filed against worker at Livermore charter school

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office has filed misdemeanor assault and battery and child cruelty charges against...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments | 4570 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'All gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governor

California businesses and state government buildings may be required to make single-occupancy restrooms available to all...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Aug 29, 2016 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 1588 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore market sustains $300,000 in damages after Saturday fire

A fire that broke out at a Livermore market early Saturday morning caused an estimated $300,000 in damage. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Q. Was there a fire sprinkler system?, on Aug 29, 2016 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 825 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayoral candidate Julie Testa sues city clerk, county registrar after ballot statement rejected

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file Testa's candidate statement...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:22 pm | 49 comments | 8936 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Lions Wayside Park" Mary's,St.Mary's,Kottinger Creek? Ditch?

The Neal Street Bridge was built in 1887,separating Lions Wayside and Delucchi Park. We know that the water delivery system...

Original post made by Peter Miller on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 26, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 354 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Communist Party USA Unites Behind Hillary

For those "on the fence" between voting for Hillary or Trump (or other), I hope that knowing the Communist Party USA is backing...

Original post made by ordinary joe on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 26, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 339 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Astounded by the Documentary "Clinton Cash." (Link provided)

I have been a lifelong Democrat. My parents (both teachers) were Democrats. Their parents were Democrats. After watching...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 26, 2016 at 6:46 am | 5 comments | 470 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'New' Dougherty Road now open

A new, 1.5-mile stretch of Dougherty Road opened to drivers in San Ramon's Dougherty Valley Friday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Aug 25, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 8 comments | 3487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Citizens' coalition seeks city correspondence on Costco issue

A coalition called Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth today requested records for correspondence between city officials...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 25, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 15 comments | 6443 Views
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Pleasanton school enrollment stable as demographics continue to shift
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