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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 5351 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police launch 'Hide It, Lock It' campaign to reduce thefts

The Pleasanton Police Department is launching a new crime prevention campaign aimed at reducing the number of preventable...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 1, 2015 at 11:50 pm | 12 comments | 5351 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare's merger agreement with Stanford moving forward

Plans to merge ValleyCare Health System and its Pleasanton medical center into Stanford University health care system are...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Wise Old Owl, on Jul 31, 2014 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 5350 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

20 school district employees awarded PPIE education grants

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2014 Innovative Education Grant...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Your Neighbor, on Aug 9, 2014 at 10:20 am | 7 comments | 5350 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Attacks on Strangers are Rare

This is more or less in response to letters I see on occasion by people who insist that all dogs should be on leash wherever...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 21, 2007
Last comment by DobeMom, on Feb 23, 2008 at 5:36 am | 14 comments | 5350 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council Oks rezoning Centerpointe church site for housing

The Pleasanton City Council last night approved a zoning change for Centerpointe Presbyterian Church's 6-acre site at Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:16 pm | 40 comments | 5348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Citizens' Group?

The following letter to the editor was printed 11/27/09 in the PW. Does anyone know what the "concerned citizens' group"...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Dec 20, 2009 at 7:14 am | 199 comments | 5346 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is the more charitable...Romney vs. Biden?

Looks like Romney gave approx. 30 percent of his income to charity last year vs. Biden giving (0.2 percent). Yet another...

Original post made by George on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:38 am | 19 comments | 5345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drivers, Please Slow Down For The Students!!!!

Between 7:50 am and 8:10 am the intersection of Santa Rita and Black Avenue is very congested with drivers, bicycle riders...

Original post made by Alisal Parent on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:44 am | 18 comments | 5344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton firm helps 2-year-old fight brain tumor

Employees at Service Champions, a Pleasanton heating and air conditioning company, spent last weekend installing a surgical...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 2, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 5343 Views

AROUND TOWN

does your water taste terrible?

For the past few weeks, my water has tasted terrible! The apartment folks tell me that this is a common problem throughout...

Original post made by kevin heller on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 23, 2016 at 7:34 pm | 28 comments | 5338 Views

RESTAURANTS

Much in store for Stoneridge mall

Changes are afoot at Stoneridge Shopping Center. If you've frequented the mall over the past couple of weeks, you may have...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by chris, on May 29, 2008 at 10:50 am | 20 comments | 5336 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SummerHill switches to condos for its Pleasanton apartment project

In a move that may indicate the Pleasanton rental housing market is becoming saturated, a developer has canceled plans for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 24, 2015 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 5336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police arrest 4 on mail theft charges

Four East Bay men have been arrested on suspicion of stealing mail out of mailboxes from homes in as many as 13 Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 12, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 13 comments | 5335 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Plan for 9 apartment buildings, 97 homes goes to Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will consider a developer's plan tonight to build nine three-story-high apartment buildings and...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by john, on Sep 3, 2013 at 10:12 am | 23 comments | 5334 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Biased Against Single Fathers

Dad has custody of child for a year while mom parties and runs around the state on a Harley. Dad gives mom 1/2 custody...

Original post made by Single Father on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Been there, done that., on Jun 25, 2011 at 11:03 am | 21 comments | 5333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, has signed a long-term...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anthony R.H., on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 39 comments | 5331 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's payback time for Kaitlin

Kaitlin Gallagher is back on her feet and doing what she can to "give back" to the Pleasanton community and Bay Area organizations...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Anne Martin, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:14 am | 6 comments | 5329 Views

AROUND TOWN

1st Wednesday back again tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Pleasanton is gearing up for the start of its annual 1st Wednesday Street Parties tomorrow, ushering in the season of traditional...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Map, on May 8, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 14 comments | 5324 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sharks release 48-game regular season schedule following end of lockout

Following the ratification of a 10-year labor pact by players in the National Hockey League on Saturday, the San Jose sharks...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 14, 2013 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 5323 Views
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