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Fired PUSD superintendent denies accusation of inappropriate conduct

Speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired as PUSD superintendent, Rick Rubino has denied an accusation of inappropriate...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 5098 Views


Goodguys car show taking over fairgrounds this weekend

The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association is set to kick off its 2017 show season with the 35th All American Get-Together this...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Henry, on Mar 24, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 19 comments | 2092 Views


El Charro Road Extension to Stanley Blvd.

The City Council approved (3 to 1) placing a feasibility study on the priority list to extend El Charro Road from Hwy. 580...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 24, 2017 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 689 Views


School board approves superintendent search firm committee

The Pleasanton school board approved appointments for the district's superintendent search firm committee at its regular...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Community catastrophe, on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:49 am | 11 comments | 2614 Views


Westbound Vallecitos Rd. closed at least 2 months for retaining wall, drainage project

Roadwork crews have closed westbound Vallecitos Road in Livermore to all vehicular traffic from Highway 84 while construction...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Frances White, on Mar 23, 2017 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 1722 Views


City Council opts not to prioritize east side planning

Planning for how to develop mostly vacant land on Pleasanton’s east side remains off the city’s priority list in the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 22 comments | 3103 Views


Columbus Did Not Discover America

How can someone claim to "discover" something that already exists? Does a tree exist if no one is observing it? What is...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 201 Views


Emails show ex-PUSD superintendent accused of inappropriate conduct before firing

A female PUSD employee accused Rick Rubino of inappropriate behavior less than a month before he was fired as the district’s...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 6017 Views


New Civic Center Project

Do we need a new Civic Center? (1) The current estimated cost of the proposed new Civic Center is up to $200 Million. (2)...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Mar 21, 2017 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 333 Views


After more protests, council agrees to consider Owens Drive traffic problems on Feb. 21

Although 10 BART commuters complained to the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday night about Owens Drive traffic changes,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Skylar, on Mar 19, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 18 comments | 3855 Views


Is Pleasanton the Next Sanctuary City?

Fremont just became a Sanctuary City. It seems City governments are being allowed to pass this measure without even an effort...

Original post made by Just Asking on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 17, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 310 Views


Planning Commission delays workshop on 39-home project

The Pleasanton Planning Commission last week delayed a scheduled work session to review a 39-house development proposed for...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Mar 17, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 1558 Views


Pleasanton Police Patrol Mysteriously Missing

I agree with the previous poster regarding the recent mysterious lack of police patrol on our streets in Pleasanton. Just...

Original post made by Strange on Mar. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 211 Views


Cut-throughs make Inklings lot a park and ride

I have been watching the same people park in the middle of the "Inklings customers only" lot every morning about 6 AM. They...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Hansen Curious, on Mar 16, 2017 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 497 Views


Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 7710 Views


Pleasanton trails face closures, damage amid winter rainstorms

Pleasanton city officials announced Tuesday that part of Centennial Trail is closed indefinitely while segments of other...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Brenda, on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 1107 Views


Ace Train overflow parking problem

The city of Pleasanton has turned into a large scale park and ride. Each week-day well over 100 cars are parked in overflow...

Original post made by Allen Aldrich on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Rider, on Mar 14, 2017 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 759 Views


Around Pleasanton: BART moving forward in 2017, but not yet to Livermore

Recently re-elected BART board member John McPartland, fresh off a year that saw the transit agency negotiate a new four-year...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Mar 11, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 5 comments | 3757 Views


Owens Drive lane reduction remains in place, for now

A stretch of Owens Drive across from the BART station appears on track to stay at one lane, at least in the short-term, after...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Sachin B, on Mar 11, 2017 at 7:05 pm | 12 comments | 2733 Views


Dublin City Council unanimously agrees to NOT become a 'sanctuary city'

Time to move to Dublin... Last night, the Dublin City Council refused to bow to pressure from the Democratic Party operatives...

Original post made by Dublin refuses to become Sanctuary City on Mar. 8, 2017
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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,497 views

“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 432 views

My New Letter to President Trump
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 323 views


2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here