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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh removed as principal of Walnut Grove Elementary

In a marathon closed session that lasted nearly eight hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by I , on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 3767 Views

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Pleasanton home damaged in fireplace blaze

A house fire in Pleasanton left a family's home badly burned but nobody was hurt, firefighters said late Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by right wing nuts, on Dec 26, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 15 comments | 3142 Views

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Fallen BART sergeant killed by single shot to chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom "Tommy" Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 15 comments | 4092 Views

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Money-saving tips for seniors

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lisa , on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 3400 Views

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Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Seymour Cagney, on May 21, 2014 at 10:23 pm | 15 comments | 2904 Views

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State Sen. Leland Yee in court on fraud, drug running charges

State Sen. Leland Yee was arraigned in U.S. District Court Wednesday on charges of weapons trafficking and scheming to defraud...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by YeeYee, on Mar 27, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 15 comments | 2366 Views

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Merger likely to keep ValleyCare afloat

ValleyCare Health System will likely merge with a larger hospital group in the near future to provide long-term financial...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by blind leading the blind, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 15 comments | 4146 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions Behaving Badly - Massing against Steve Glazer

Steve Glazer is running for the local State Assembly seat. One central plank in his platform is his effort to ban BART strikes,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 3, 2014 at 1:26 am | 15 comments | 717 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Muni union sick-out today; only 1/3 of vehicles running

Lots of problems in SF today because of the union sick-out. If you think this is isolated to SF, think again: It's only...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Steven, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:32 am | 15 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Great Horror Campout In Pleasanton -- Do We Really Need This in Our Town?

Just saw that the Fairgrounds is hosting "The Great Horror Campout" on 7/11/2014 and 7/12/2014, see http://www.greathorrorcampout.com/...

Original post made by Too Much for PTown on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by IWouldFilePoliceReport, on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special school board meeting set for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow in the district's boardroom, 4665...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 3183 Views

AROUND TOWN

avalanche of traffic tickets

i would like to preface my comment by expressing my respect for the pleasanton police dept, however the number of traffic...

Original post made by daniel ormonde on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 15 comments | 757 Views

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San Ramon residents organize protest against Creekside Memorial Cemetery

More than 450 people participated in a hike last Saturday to protest against the Creekside Memorial Cemetery proposed for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 15 comments | 4802 Views

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Pleasanton exceeding water cutback goals, but are penalties fair?

Operations Director Daniel Smith, also known as Pleasanton's water czar, couldn't have been more jubilant Aug. 19 in talking...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 15 comments | 2684 Views

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Baker wins Assembly race over Sbranti

Republican Catharine Baker, a Pleasanton attorney, has been elected 16th District State Assemblywoman, serving a wide area...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by James Hoffa, on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:28 pm | 15 comments | 4281 Views

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New mortgage rules protect against risky loans

Good news for people shopping for a mortgage and for current homeowners facing foreclosure because they can no longer afford...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, on Nov 20, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 15 comments | 1156 Views

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City Council approves $16.5-million sports fields, woodland additons to Bernal Community Park

With a financing agreement in place with Pleasanton's nine youth sports teams to help pay for the new sports fields and facilities...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by PTown Rez, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:32 am | 15 comments | 3915 Views

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Are We Actually Saving Water? Is austerity the answer or not?

Since our reservoirs are still low, I can see why we need to conserve water; however, i do think that we could've taken the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paulette, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:18 am | 15 comments | 665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in Pleasanton shooting

Pleasanton police arrested four people this week on suspicion of attempted murder and criminal conspiracy related to a shooting...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Victor, on Jan 16, 2015 at 8:01 am | 15 comments | 6052 Views

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Pleasanton temporarily suspends drought billing penalties

In a 4-0 vote last night, the Pleasanton City Council suspended the billing penalty component of the city's emergency drought...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 23, 2015 at 10:43 am | 15 comments | 4841 Views
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