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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quarry Lane Students Excel at National Examinations

Six Quarry Lane students gained national recognition for their recent performance on the 2015 National Spanish Examination....

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 28, 2015 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone have updates on these local legal cases....

I'm just curious to know if anyone has an update on a few local criminal cases. We have the San Ramon Attorney - Smith,...

Original post made by Curious on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Joy Roberts, on May 29, 2015 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fialho adds title of Housing Authority director to his City Manager title

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has added a new title to his position with the city: Executive Director of the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by margaretmbrooks, on Jun 6, 2015 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any news on the Vranesh decision

Has there been a decision on the Vranesh court hearings? ...

Original post made by carrie on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by Nancy C., on Jul 7, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 778 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian injured in downtown collision

An elderly man was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 19, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public ceremony at 11:15 a.m. to dedicate downtown's Rotary Park today

A small three-quarter-acre park, now known as Main Street Green Park and located at the corner of Vervais Avenue and Main...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jr, on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tie a knot for veterans at Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday tonight

Hope Hospice is asking the public to tie a knot for veterans tonight at Pleasanton's First Wednesday Street Party that starts...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Missy, on Jul 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1253 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

West Grand Boulevard at Concerts in the Park tonight

Thousands will fill downtown's Lions Wayside and Delucchi parks tonight to hear the classic soul and Motown hits by West...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 3295 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

S.F.'s Sanctuary City policy questioned in wake of Pleasanton woman's death

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is urging San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the Board of Supervisors to hold a hearing...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jul 17, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wheels meetings today, tomorrow aimed at gaining views on bus service;

The operator of the Wheels bus system and the Tri-Valley Rapid is holding three meetings this week to gain the public's views...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Still Caring, on Jul 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1811 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Board of Education selects Knowles as new president

Trustee Aisha Knowles was appointed as president, and Trustee Eileen McDonald was appointed vice president of the board on...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Aug 5, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 687 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school registration approaches

With summer break in its penultimate days, registration is ready to begin at many public schools in Pleasanton with the start...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Fact checker , on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 3735 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home builders want EPA to nix new water rule

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to immediately withdraw...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Timothy T, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1539 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Going green

For City Councilman Jerry Pentin, his bicycle is not just a tool for exercising or commuting; it is an invaluable part of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by also a rider, on Aug 15, 2015 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 299 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neighbors battle against roads through their communities

In 2008, Pleasanton voters passed Measure PP, which requires the city to restrict development of housing and commercial structures...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Annalee, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 365 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water agency to discuss water rates, transparency at special meeting today

The Zone 7 Water Agency board will meet at 4 p.m. today to discuss an ongoing study that will impact whether the agency changes...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Aug 26, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Museum on Main's 'Wild West Evening' at Senior Center at 6 p.m. tomorrow

Gamblers and bandits and wild women -- oh my! Step back in time at Museum on Main's seventh annual fundraiser, "A Wild West...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by ???, on Aug 28, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police urge community to be aware of phone scams

Pleasanton police encouraged residents to be aware of phone scams that typically ask someone to send money to help a loved...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2015
Last comment by samuel, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone interested in having a discussuion on them? ...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Juanita

Pleasanton lost a dedicated education advocate March 5 with the death of School Board President Juanita Haugen. Her lifelong...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by Mary Ellen Rodda, on Mar 9, 2007 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 3421 Views
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