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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 2601 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

I support the Stoneridge Drive extension and the "Open Space, Park Lands, and Green Belt Initiative." Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2007
Last comment by john, on Jun 1, 2007 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2599 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather to support education

About 350 people rallied in front of Amador Theater Friday afternoon to show support for increased state funding for education....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by VHMom, on Apr 18, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 35 comments | 2598 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats gets OK for four nights of downtown entertainment

Mari Kennard finally won the approval of the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday to add Wednesday and Thursday nights to nighttime...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 2598 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, is telling voters that while "the California dream...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by 30 is NO !, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 25 comments | 2598 Views

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Musty tasting water concerns residents in Pleasanton

Pleasanton residents may have noticed an earthy-musty taste and odor in their water starting in late July, according to Zone...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 13 comments | 2598 Views

AROUND TOWN

One Community...

I was raised in Pleasanton and am in the process of moving back. I recently spent several days in town and found it to be...

Original post made by Dennis Jones on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 12, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 31 comments | 2597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton resident named to new city PR position

Joanne Hall has been named the community relations manager/public information officer for the city of Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Susan May, on Nov 1, 2007 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 2596 Views

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Mayor names Jerry Pentin to replace Anne Fox on Planning Commission

Anne Fox, a member of the city Planning Commission for the last 5-1/2 years, was booted off the commission Tuesday night...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by my turn, on Apr 11, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 50 comments | 2596 Views

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Haggerty, 2 other County supervisors, endorse Cook-Kallio for Pleasanton mayor

Alameda County Supervisors Scott Haggerty, Richard Valle and Nate Miley have endorsed Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 2596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chase gets OK to demolish Santa Rita shopping center for new bank

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by J.P. Morgan Chase to tear down the aging Santa Rita Junction Shopping...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 31 comments | 2596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Trails and freeway noise

I am looking to buy a house in the Tri-Valley, and especially in Pleasanton. At first sight, Valley Trails seems like a nice...

Original post made by Sally on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mitch, on Apr 29, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 16 comments | 2595 Views

SPORTS

Can we use our baseball fields please,!

How is it that in one of the most sought after city's in the bay area highly educated and financially stable we can't use...

Original post made by Batter on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Batter, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:35 am | 13 comments | 2595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's healthcare: You can keep the change!

The actress Natasha Richardson died after falling skiing in Canada . It took eight hours to drive her to a hospital. If Canada...

Original post made by Keep the Change on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Truth Seeker, on Mar 20, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 18 comments | 2594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council rezones 73 acres for high-density housing

It took just 45 minutes for the Pleasanton City Council last night to rezone 73 acres in various parts of the city to accommodate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 42 comments | 2594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rice out as chief of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

David Rice, the longtime president and director of the multi-million-dollar-funded Tri-Valley Community Foundation, was fired...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by disapointed, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:16 am | 27 comments | 2594 Views

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Pleasanton exceeding water cutback goals, but are penalties fair?

Operations Director Daniel Smith, also known as Pleasanton's water czar, couldn't have been more jubilant Aug. 19 in talking...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 15 comments | 2594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attention First Wednesday Night Parents and Teens

I would like to say how disgusted I felt witnessing rampant stealing by, not just one, but several unsupervised groups of...

Original post made by Appalled on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mohammon, on May 7, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 28 comments | 2593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton candidates show support for new senior housing

For Chinese unable to speak or understand English, Pleasanton's first candidates' forum was the place to be. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by senior native, on Sep 11, 2012 at 9:05 am | 30 comments | 2592 Views

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AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 2591 Views
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