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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Select candidates who demonstrate independence and critical thinking

Regarding public employee pension liabilities and personnel costs, Pleasanton, like many cities, has had a failure in governance....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Re: Voting Patterns, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 3011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home Depot loses bid for 2nd Pleasanton store

Home Depot lost its two-year-long bid Tuesday to build a second home improvement store in southeast Pleasanton as part of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Holly, on Dec 7, 2007 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 3010 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's Brozosky vs. Hosterman- Again!

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman will face former councilman Steve Brozosky again in the mayor's race on Nov. 4. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 18, 2008 at 9:23 pm | 28 comments | 3010 Views

SPORTS

Sharks ice facility clears a hurdle

A multi-million-dollar regional ice skating rink planned by a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks in Pleasanton's new Staples...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Max, on Feb 3, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 3009 Views

RESTAURANTS

"Partial Pizza Pricing Policy" Survey - Please Vote!

Question: What is the expected pricing policy on a pizza that has three (3) toppings on one half and one (1) topping...

Original post made by Crestline Crew on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Pizza Eater, on Jun 2, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 3009 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police catch 2 men believed responsible for 33 auto burglaries in Pleasanton

Pleasanton police said Friday that they believe they caught a pair of thieves responsible for at least 33 automobile break-ins...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kudos to LPD, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 3009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver in June bicyclist death remains held without bond

Cody Hall, the young driver who ran down and killed bicyclist Diana Hersevoort on June 9, will remain in jail pending a new...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 15, 2013 at 10:58 am | 38 comments | 3008 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of police surrount an abandonned taxi on 4/6

Several police cars surrounded what looked like an abandonned taxi on Birch Creek Drive after 10:00 on 4/6. It was parked...

Original post made by Birch Creek Resident on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dave in Alaska, on Apr 17, 2010 at 7:53 am | 15 comments | 3008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoppers cheer as New Leaf Community Markets opens in Pleasanton

If crowds waiting through a near-hour-long grand opening ceremony are any indication of support, the celebration Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Shopper, on May 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 20 comments | 3007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 3007 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest trio after home break-ins off Hopyard

Pleasanton police arrested three San Jose teens in connection with break-ins at two Pleasanton homes Thursday morning. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Dec 4, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 3007 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All-female troupe performs "Romeo and Juliet"

In what has become an annual tradition, all-female Shakespeare troupe Woman's Will stops in Pleasanton tomorrow night to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Erin Merritt, on Jul 30, 2007 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 3006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students witness mock tragedy caused by drunken driving

The aftermath of a horrific car crash, a dead principal, a badly injured student helicoptered away for treatment, and another...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Rachel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:20 am | 35 comments | 3006 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New state law toughens penalties for copper thieves, buyers

With copper thefts a growing problem in the area, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill advanced by State Assemblywoman Joan...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jersey Malcolm, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 10 comments | 3005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Employee Proposed Contract Falls Way Short

The City published the proposed new PCEA (Miscellaneous Employees) last night, and it is a significant disappointment. It...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 56 comments | 3004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 3003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now there are 3 in this year's school board election

Jeff Bowser, who ran unsuccessfully for the Pleasanton school board two years ago, announced Sunday that he will try again...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Campaign Funds, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:20 am | 61 comments | 3003 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police receive reports on driver who ran down, killed Dublin bicyclist

Pleasanton police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who is accused of striking...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jul 28, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 31 comments | 3002 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's up with the Fire Department Contract

I've never understood the double super-secret negotiations between city management and employee unions. The FD contract...

Original post made by Mr. Brown Act on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by To: The Right Salary, on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:45 am | 59 comments | 3002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Synchronizing of Traffic Lights

Anyone know when traffic lights along major routes are going to be synchronized? This idea has been batted around by city...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 23, 2007 at 10:21 am | 7 comments | 3001 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 609 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 454 views