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Election 2008: Hosterman seeks re-election

With Pleasanton's new General Plan update nearing approval, Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is asking voters to re-elect her to...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dane, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 22 comments | 2702 Views

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Letters: Council majority hasn't listened to people

Our City Council majority, Mayor Hosterman and councilmembers Thorne and Cook-Kallio have avoided talking directly to voters...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 1, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 22 comments | 3897 Views

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Pleasanton teen killed in snowboarding accident Monday

Services are slated for tomorrow with funeral home visitation starting at 5 p.m. today for a Pleasanton teen who died Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Dari , on Jun 12, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 22 comments | 5925 Views

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BART's 2nd largest union rejects contract

Members of BART's second-largest union voted yesterday against management's proposed contract, which calls for wage freezes...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 1413 Views

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A matter of life and death

The scene was somber on Foothill Road in front of the high school today as juniors and seniors gathered to witness the enactment...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 18, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 1939 Views

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Teachers' association seeks repeal of state's 'tax breaks' for corporations

The California Teachers Association announced yesterday that an initiative to repeal nearly $2 billion in corporate tax...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 14, 2010 at 1:00 am | 22 comments | 1392 Views

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'Planet Hero' Hunter Lovins to speak in Pleasanton tonight

Pleasanton's Committee on Energy and the Environment is hosting a talk by Hunter Lovins on "Energy Efficiency and Long-Term...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gentle Harvester, on Jun 7, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 22 comments | 4644 Views

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Harmer claims fundraising momentum increasing in his congressional campaign

David Harmer, the Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District that includes Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, raised...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Wordpress Themes, on Jul 24, 2010 at 12:17 am | 22 comments | 1648 Views

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Council may settle affordable housing litigation issues Tuesday

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to agree to a court order Tuesday that scuttles a 29,000-unit housing cap law approved...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 22 comments | 6477 Views

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A call for a redesigned town square

The New York Times published an interesting op-ed, titled "Online, Anonymity Breeds Contempt": http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/opinion/30zhuo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&src=...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Factual, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 22 comments | 2733 Views

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New BART station opens tomorrow

The new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station near Stoneridge Shopping Center is ready to open with festivities tomorrow. Service...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ptown, on Dec 23, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 3216 Views

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Land owners to seek city's approval for 10 'ranchettes' on former Oak Grove hilltop acreage

Proponents of a 51-home development called Oak Grove in Pleasanton's southeast hills are expected to submit a new proposal...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mark094, on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:07 am | 22 comments | 2418 Views

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School board votes to oppose state legislation that would block teacher layoffs

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to oppose a state measure that would prevent the district from laying off teachers. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jill, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:28 am | 22 comments | 2137 Views

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Alameda County property taxes due Nov. 1

Alameda County representatives notified property owners yesterday that the first installment of their 2011-2012 Secured Property...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 3452 Views

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Water bills going up

Water bills are going up for residents in Zone 7, which includes Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin and the Dougherty Valley portion...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 13, 2011 at 11:55 am | 22 comments | 1987 Views

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3 on Pleasanton Council to rotate Vice-Mayor's duties in 2012

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman sidestepped the concern over appointing a possible mayoral candidate to the post of Vice-Mayor...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Dec 9, 2011 at 10:55 am | 22 comments | 1930 Views

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COMMENTARY: 2011 was quite a year for Pleasanton

As cities go in this financially-pressed state of California, Pleasanton had a very good 2011. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by FnSuite, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 4159 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs plan to allow another 2,200 high-density housing units here

Facing a packed meeting room but with almost no objections, the Pleasanton City Council approved a final plan Wednesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 9, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 22 comments | 2393 Views

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Council, public weigh in on new police contract

The Pleasanton City Council moved forward Tuesday night toward approving a new contract with the Pleasanton Police Officers'...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 1, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 22 comments | 1881 Views

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Neighbors question Pleasanton's Woodthrush Park's park's lack of amenities

When Alan Mode received his copy of the Summer 2013 Activities Guide, he noted the list of Pleasanton parks and their amenities. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Fozzy, on May 28, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 22 comments | 4380 Views
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