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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police chief swears in 5 new officers

Pleasanton Police Department Chief Dave Spiller has sworn in five new officers, who replace others who have retired or transferred...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 3642 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton resident needs your votes online – book competition

I am a finalist in a nationwide children’s picture book competition. The winner will be chosen by internet voting and will...

Original post made by Tracy Mesuda on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by olfthfl, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 3641 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sides still at odds over step and column raises for teachers

As Pleasanton prepares once again to vote on a parcel tax, no single issue has received more attention than step and column,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:37 am | 94 comments | 3641 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Recently termed-out Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan to seek State Senate seat

Former State Asemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) announced this week that she will seek a soon-to-be-vacated seat held by...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Dec 15, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 3640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing madness

A few weeks ago I posted about how ridiculous are housing market has become.I mentioned as evidence a 1500 sq ft older home...

Original post made by hoops on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Teach, on May 24, 2013 at 3:07 pm | 29 comments | 3638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district awarded $2.3 million grant

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of 71 schools in the nation whose School Climate Transformation Grant has been...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Oct 30, 2014 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 3637 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Trash Can Cleaning Company

Has anybody used this great new service?! I had a tag left on my trash can so gave them a call, because mine did need doing....

Original post made by Carol on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by Marcy, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:55 am | 13 comments | 3632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is this even legal?

I am wondering if the following "informational" (read brainwashing) session is allowed on public school grounds during instruction...

Original post made by alee on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 118 comments | 3632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Main Street business busted for alleged prostitution

Tranquility Health Center on 739-E Main St. was closed in July after an undercover prostitution operation revealed illicit...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 24, 2007 at 7:30 am | 21 comments | 3630 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Ridge 11/15/2008 @ 9:10am - Please Come Forward!

To All: On Saturday, November 15, at approximately 9:10am, on or more hikers on the Pleasanton Ridge came across an unconscious...

Original post made by RPM on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by maddie, on Dec 3, 2008 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 3630 Views

RESTAURANTS

Today is last day to vote in Best of Pleasanton

Today, Aug. 24, is the last day to make your vote count for the annual Best of Pleasanton. CLICK HERE http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/best_of/voting/form.php Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by sonja blomquist, on Aug 26, 2007 at 4:04 am | 5 comments | 3628 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holocaust survivor to talk about how she spied on Nazis

Marthe Cohn, an author and Holocaust survivor, will talk about her experiences fleeing, fighting and living under Nazi rule...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Lajoy Hauser, on Jun 7, 2015 at 7:35 pm | 5 comments | 3625 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKewon court hearing rescheduled for Jan. 9

Judge Hugh Walker granted the driver involved in a head-on collision that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams a continuation...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2007 at 9:42 am | 81 comments | 3624 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solicitors knew our kid's names and ages!

Today (5/27) two young men came around in Vintage Hills, soliciting college prep software. They stopped at many homes on...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:24 am | 28 comments | 3624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to approve consultant, realtor for possible elementary school sites

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for tomorrow night's meeting, which includes the approval of using Public...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:52 am | 20 comments | 3623 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor's fact-finding panel finds BART management, unions 'far apart' on bargaining

A three-person fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown heard firsthand Wednesday how far apart BART and its labor...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:47 am | 80 comments | 3621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart grocery needed for empty Nob Hill - why be against it?

I don't understand why the mayor and city council would be against Walmart putting a smaller sized grocery store in the EMPTY...

Original post made by foodshopper on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by jesus, on Aug 22, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 60 comments | 3618 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Income tax receipts for February exceed state's budget estimates by 46%

State Controller John Chiang released his monthly report Monday covering California's cash balance showing that revenues...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 3618 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man pulling down pants of women joggers in Livermore

Livermore police are warning female joggers or walkers to be aware of a man who approaches women and pulls down their pants. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Been there, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 19 comments | 3617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Michelle Obama urges Pleasanton Council to listen to Obama's speech tonight

Although the Pleasanton City Council has a regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, President Obama's wife want its...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 23, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 35 comments | 3616 Views
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