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Dog laws unleashed

While the subject of Pleasanton's dog leash law can inspire debate among local residents--dog owners or not--the ordinance...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Housa Guboi , on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:21 pm | 34 comments | 4442 Views

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Campaign launched to create constitutional convention

The Bay Area Council, a collection of business leaders, joined a coalition of partners in Sacramento today to launch a campaign...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dana, on Jan 13, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 34 comments | 1788 Views

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Former Mayor Ben Tarver dead at 63

Ben Tarver, active in Pleasanton politics for nearly 20 years and the city's mayor from 1992-2000, died yesterday in Penn...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Feb 6, 2011 at 10:37 am | 34 comments | 3628 Views

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Downtown salon closes, blaming poor economy

Euphoria Nail & Body Bar, which promoted itself as Pleasanton's "upscale nail boutique, has closed its doors at 660 Main...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 7, 2011 at 9:53 am | 34 comments | 3045 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to slash budget by more than $5.3 million

A split school board voted Tuesday night to keep a proposed list of cuts intact, despite a last-minute effort by two members...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on Mar 3, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 34 comments | 4477 Views

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PUSD discusses borrowing, lauds fundraising

Financial issues once again dominated the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, with discussions about short-term...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Parent and Resident, on Apr 1, 2012 at 1:09 am | 34 comments | 2289 Views

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No fireplace fires Christmas Eve, government rules

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 27, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 34 comments | 5306 Views

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Zone 7 cuts all water flows into Pleasanton's arroyos

Expect to see the arroyos in Pleasanton drying up this month after the Zone 7 water agency shut off all releases to save...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2014 at 9:39 am | 34 comments | 5686 Views

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Pleasanton Council bans smoking in city parks

The City Council Tuesday ordered a ban on smoking in all Pleasanton parks, agreeing with a recommendation of the city's Youth...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 25, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 34 comments | 3065 Views

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Proposed $5.8-million culinary center at Village High tied to school district bond measure

Hopeful that a proposed bond measure will gain voter approval, the Pleasanton school board agreed Tuesday to commit $3.4...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Mar 11, 2016 at 9:52 am | 34 comments | 2321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin bicyclist killed in collision with car

An adult bicyclist, believed to be in his 30s, was killed in a collision with a vehicle in Dublin late yesterday, California...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by M. Green, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 34 comments | 3673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest driver after findng badly beaten girlfriend in back seat

A 23-year-old San Leandro man was arrested for domestic assault in Pleasanton early Sunday morning after police found a badly...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by mel, on Apr 2, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 34 comments | 2172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district starts year with $350,000 deficit

It's early in the school year, but the Pleasanton Unified School District is already talking about budget cuts. In the regular...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 1586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Great Water Polo match, AV vs. FHS: With a catch . . .

Tonight there was a great boys Water Polo match between Amador and Foothill. Amador went out to a lead of five goals at...

Original post made by Get the facts on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Chico AV Alum, on Oct 13, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 33 comments | 1959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What would your schools look like?

I think both sides agree that there can be substantial improvement to our education system. So my question to all of you...

Original post made by MrNice on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by To the teacher, on Feb 13, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 33 comments | 1934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising efforts planned

Pleasanton schools saw $11 million in cuts in the current year and is projecting about $8 million in cuts for the 2010-11...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 7, 2010 at 8:55 am | 33 comments | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School community examines the expulsion process

The Pleasanton school board, principals and vice principals from every school in the district met in June to discuss new...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by emm, on Aug 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 1863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's Union Priorities (Surprise, it's not the Students)

At the 9/14 PUSD Board of Trustees Meeting, teacher's union president Trevor Knaggs proposed that the newly allocated $3M...

Original post made by Nomad on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 3, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 33 comments | 1815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judging Teachers

I just read Trevor Knaggs letter in the Pleasanton weekly, titled, "Judging Teachers. Mr. Knaggs writes that the priority...

Original post made by Nancy on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Be Positive, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 2863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are PTA's donations to Measure E Legal?

Donating to your PTA is not necessarily going to help the classrooms. If you look at the donations the PTAs made to the parcel...

Original post made by PTAs are a PAC (Political Action Committee) on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 33 comments | 3899 Views
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