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AROUND TOWN

High density housing complex planned for Hacienda won't have 'that Pleasanton look'

Agreeing that a new affordable housing project won't have "that Pleasanton look," city planning commissioners nevertheless...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 25, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 58 comments | 2914 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tully's Coffee to close after New Year's

Tully's Coffee in downtown Pleasanton is set to close after the holidays, a move that surprised some longtime patrons. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Dec 17, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 58 comments | 9037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board signs off on project list for $270-million bond measure planned for Nov. 8 election

The Pleasanton school board agreed last week to a list of priorities for placing a $270-million general obligation bond measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jul 15, 2016 at 8:35 pm | 58 comments | 2673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Disappearing cats

In the past 3 weeks two of my cats have disappeared. I live off Junipero Is there anyone else in this neighborhood missing...

Original post made by Darlene on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Darla, on Mar 17, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 58 comments | 5425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I don't know if Pleasanton District is evil

I don't know folks but I'm seeing cuts everywhere I'm looking in the paper. Livermore - $5 million in the red www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12101185 San...

Original post made by confused on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jean, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 57 comments | 2643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where did all of the Yes on Measure G Supporters go?

We are only 4 weeks away from the deadline of August 14th to raise $2.8 million to save four critical programs in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Cathy on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:43 am | 57 comments | 1966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Search begins for new Pleasanton school superintendent

The search for Pleasanton school Superintendent John Casey's replacement was set in motion this week as the school board...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 1, 2009 at 1:01 am | 57 comments | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Dec 23, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 57 comments | 1926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Joan Laursen, president of the Pleasanton PTA Council, announced today that she will seek election to the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharolyn, on Apr 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 57 comments | 2943 Views

SPORTS

AVHS Sports ...no music? no play by play? no fun!

After being told last week that there should be no music or announcing at AVHS athletic events I'm just wondering...

Original post made by Janis Giovacchini on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hamster, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 57 comments | 3791 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone sick of Sarah Palin and her "victimhood"?

Here is a good article for anyone who is sick of Sarah Palin whining and playing the victim. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/15/ED10187F2P.DTL...

Original post made by Tony M. on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by George, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 57 comments | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors want downtown holiday skating rink put on ice for now

An already-announced outdoor ice skating rink at downtown's Delucchi Park for the coming Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bait/Switch, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:14 am | 57 comments | 2615 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Planned progress' continues with Oak Grove

My name is Kathleen Hart-Hinek. I'm a 44-year resident of Pleasanton. I will be voting Yes on Measure D at the June 8 election....

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hill Resident, on May 12, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 57 comments | 4403 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area Democratic leaders praise Obama's 'State of the Union' address

Bay Area Democratic officials praised President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 57 comments | 4784 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart market bid goes to city planners tonight

An overflow crowd is expected to jam the 227-seat Firehouse Arts Center starting at 7 p.m. tonight as the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted, on Mar 22, 2012 at 1:16 pm | 57 comments | 3311 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's closes 2 more stores as union talks continue over wages, benefits

West Sacramento-based Raley's has announced that it will close its stores in Pittsburg and Woodland, adding to four stores...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 57 comments | 6238 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Vote Yes on Measure K

Measure K on the June 7 ballot for Pleasanton voters affirms the action of the City Council last January in approving the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on Jun 6, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 57 comments | 5687 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon arrested for gross vehicular manslaughter, felony DUI

It was a scene riddled with emotion last Thursday as the arraignment for Katie McKewon, who faces gross vehicular manslaughter...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by linasandy, on Sep 19, 2008 at 2:32 am | 57 comments | 5100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wrong Tax, Wrong Time Rally and March

I am calling on all of us that have investigated all of the issues, have educated ourselves on Measure G, and have firmly...

Original post made by No on G! on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Me too, on May 6, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 56 comments | 2523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD serious about a parcel tax?

I had dinner with some friends tonight and one said that it is almost a sure thing that PUSD will try to pass a parcel tax....

Original post made by Parcel tax? on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Get Educated, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 56 comments | 3552 Views
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