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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 Val, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 2543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure laws

The California Supreme Court Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court initially...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sueme, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 348 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

Please help me....I have been told by several sources that our City is run by the Chamber of Commerce. They have select committees...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by JJ, 3 hours ago | 37 comments | 1250 Views

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Last Night Chase & Helicopters

At 11:00 p.m. - 2 police cruisers speeding down Vineyard towards downtown and then helicopters a buzz for 30 minutes? What...

Original post made by Local on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Local , 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 90 Views

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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 JJ, 5 hours ago | 38 comments | 1868 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest former student for sexual battery in Foothill High parking lot

Dong-Hoo Lee, 20, a former student at Amador Valley High School, was arrested by Pleasanton police Monday on charges that...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gauging interest in school board candidates' forum

The PW staff is contemplating how best to serve the community. We have noticed the audience engagement on the posts regarding...

Original post made by Gina Channell, Publisher on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 110 Views

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new park

Does anyone know what's happening with the park between Valley and Bernal? As I drive down Valley from Sunol Blvd., the...

Original post made by Sue on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mary, 21 hours ago | 6 comments | 263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Retired Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher seeks school board seat

Two candidates with a long history in the Pleasanton school system have joined the race for election to the school board...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, 22 hours ago | 34 comments | 5860 Views

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New Starbucks Open...Here we go...

So the new Starbucks is now open at Stanley and Bernal across from the AM/PM at new development.... The new stoplight is...

Original post made by Mynews4me! on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 23 hours ago | 3 comments | 331 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School, city activist Julie Testa seeking election as Pleasanton mayor

Julie Testa, a former member of the city's Human Resources Commission and a longtime advocate of measures to reduce school...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:32 am | 21 comments | 11385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss governance handbook, winter water damage at tomorrow's meeting

The Pleasanton school board will discuss updating the handbook detailing its procedures, practices and responsibilities at...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dump Ahmadi Governing Board document, on Aug 22, 2016 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1672 Views

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NEW COSTCO CITY STUDY

At the City Council Meeting on Tuesday night, three consultants, paid for by Nearon Enterprises, the owner and developer...

Original post made by Bob A. on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by KatieK, on Aug 22, 2016 at 7:25 am | 21 comments | 1150 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Darlene Wiese remembered as longtime youth sports supporter

If you grew up in Pleasanton during the 1970's and 80's and you played youth sports, you knew "Mrs. Wiese." Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike Geib, on Aug 20, 2016 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 2081 Views

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Study shows Nov. 8 initiative less beneficial to Johnson Drive than Costco

The City Council has signed off on a multi-page independent analysis of the impacts of building a 148,000-square-foot Costco...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angie L, on Aug 19, 2016 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 783 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No more waterslides for Shadow Cliffs

What a ride it has been but the popular waterslides opened in 1981 at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area will not be...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Aug 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm | 10 comments | 2734 Views

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Planning Commission approves 93-home development, Sunflower Hill project on Stanley

The City Council will decide late this fall whether to rezone a 15-acre commercial site on Stanley Boulevard for a 93-home...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Aug 18, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 23 comments | 3813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ruegsegger to seek election to Pleasanton school board

We now have are now having a school secretary running for school board. Was the custodian not available? Let's open the conversation...

Original post made by Qualified Really on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 18, 2016 at 8:39 am | 8 comments | 416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves contract amendments, recycled water resolution

The Pleasanton school board last night reviewed an updated fiscal year budget and approved recycled water for irrigation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 17, 2016 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 2780 Views

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WHY CHOOSE TO LIVE IN PLEASANTON?

The city of Pleasanton is in its greatest development frenzy never foreseen and never expected by a lot of people residing...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 485 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 21 comments | 731 views

Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 391 views