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State contacting one million income tax non-filers

If you didn't pay your California taxes in 2013, the state's the Franchise Tax Board is looking for you. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on Feb 11, 2015 at 7:29 pm | 3 comments | 2047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves student achievement plans

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved the Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSA) as recommended by district...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by AV Teacher, on Feb 13, 2015 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 2796 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police arrest 3 for I.D. thefts at Sheraton Hotel

Pleasanton police arrested three suspects yesterday at the Sheraton Hotel on 5990 Stoneridge Mall Road in connection with...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by PTown mom, on Feb 14, 2015 at 3:09 am | 3 comments | 2337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor reports 2014 a very good year for Pleasanton; 2015 will be even better

In his annual "State of the City" report, Mayor Jerry Thorne said 2014 was a very good year for Pleasanton, a year of planning,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 22, 2015 at 12:40 am | 3 comments | 4492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill PTO votes to become PTSA

Foothill High School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) voted in full support of becoming a Parent Teacher Student Association...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Foothill Neighbor, on Mar 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 1474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, Inform Yourselves and Refuse Common Core Testing

Common Core will rob the "joy of learning" in your kids. Inform yourselves. Stand up against Common Core. Stand up for...

Original post made by NoCC on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 4, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better Homes and Gardens agents volunteering at Valley Humane Society today

Agents from a Pleasanton real estate firm will be volunteering today at Valley Humane Society as part of their "Company Giving...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton seeking candidates for various commissions, committees, task forces

The city of Pleasanton is currently accepting applications to fill vacancies on several city commissions and committees. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by molly, on Mar 18, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 3181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hits from the '90s take center stage Saturday

Here come the '90s! The Firehouse Arts Center is hosting the 13th annual Youth Music Festival, which this year is featuring...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ruthann, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 1419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates in Bay Area below state average

Unemployment rates in all Bay Area counties in February were below the state's average, with Alameda County ending the month...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by faxis fax, on Mar 26, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 5593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Lab back in rocket development business

Two recent contracts worth nearly $1.5 million that have been awarded to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Marcy, on Mar 26, 2015 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 1333 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Life in Socialist Utopia Venezuela and Where the U.S. is Headed

Here is a friendly reminder of what life is like in Venezuela. Check this short video out of what it takes to shop for a...

Original post made by ameritopia on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Mar 25, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 293 Views

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Bunny Hop Egg Hunt in downtown Pleasanton Saturday

Children ages 10 years and younger are invited to participate in the Pleasanton Downtown Association's first Bunny Hop Egg...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by K9er, on Apr 3, 2015 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1005 Views

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Another Thought for Saving Water, Saving Money

Residential septic systems: Residential home owners could consider converting from city services to installing their own...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 5, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 6, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Some news on attorney Spencer Freeman Smith hit-and-run trial

This is the labor attorney that killed a cyclist on Dougherty Road with his Mercedes, drove home to San Ramon, and hid his...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by alpha 1, on Jun 12, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 828 Views

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Zone 7 reminds Tri-Valley to 'stay the course' during drought

Due to high levels of water conservation in Zone 7 Water Agency's customer service area, the community is already in a position...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 18, 2015 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 1074 Views

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Construction at Main St. & Vervais Ave.

If you're a walker, jogger or biker, you already know the trail from Hopyard to Main Street along the creek has been closed...

Original post made by Vincent on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Shame on you!, on Apr 23, 2015 at 8:43 am | 3 comments | 1019 Views

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Suspicious Strangers

Is there a website where Pleasanton residents can post descriptions and locations of strangers that seem suspicious in their...

Original post made by Jumpy on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Oh lord, on Apr 23, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 3 comments | 412 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police nab suspects in South Bay robbery, kidnapping

Police in Pleasanton helped identify two suspects accused of the robbery and kidnapping of a man who met the pair in Cupertino...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 27, 2015 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 1817 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New director named to Alameda County Fair board

Rose Johnson, a Pleasanton resident and chief executive officer of the Davis Street Family Resource Center in San Leandro...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Lee Denlinger, on Apr 27, 2015 at 9:15 am | 3 comments | 1743 Views
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