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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

inapropriate police actions in Pleasanton

Why are the Pleasanton Police Department always so forceful? On or off duty, they seem to find any reason they want to enforce...

Original post made by Aaron on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by LatelyCops, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:27 am | 44 comments | 5875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New vice principal hired to serve 2 middle schools in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board Thursday unanimously approved the appointment of a new vice-principal to serve both for Harvest...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Staff, on Jun 28, 2014 at 12:07 am | 10 comments | 5850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member's residency called into question

A few residents claiming school board trustee Pat Kernan is in violation of residency requirements led the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on May 30, 2008 at 12:48 am | 54 comments | 5841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne to be sworn in as Pleasanton's new mayor tonight

Councilman Jerry Thorne will be sworn in tonight as Pleasanton's new mayor along with two newly-elected members of the City...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 5840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

John Muir, San Ramon Medical to open health clinic in Pleasanton

San Ramon Regional Medical Center and John Muir Health have acquired a building with more than 92,000 square feet at 5860...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 5802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Warriors Watch Riders support local vets

At first glance, members of the Warriors Watch Riders may seem like a group of tough guys on motorcycles, with their leather...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by bt7376@yahoo.com, on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:04 am | 7 comments | 5791 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 5784 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

19-year-old driver arrested in fatal Foothill Drive crash

Katie McKewon, the 19-year-old driver of a Ford Mustang that was involved in a head-on collision that killed her friend Laurel...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by everyones to blame, on Nov 13, 2007 at 9:07 am | 321 comments | 5775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton to build $300,000 new dog park

Spacious and often elaborate dog parks are the rage of many American cities, and now Pleasanton is about to join in. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 37 comments | 5766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeff Bowser running for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools

[Removed because it is false and misleading information] Bowser has filed intent to run papers for Alameda County Superintendent...

Original post made by local on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:50 am | 10 comments | 5763 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why do we pay a 'death gratuity' for members of Congress?

we actually have a law that requires a Death Gratuity be paid to the survivors of a member of Congress who dies in office. The...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by It's Obvious, on Oct 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 5730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 to update Pleasanton's possible uses of 'Chain of Lakes' at meeting today

The Zone 7 board's Water Resources Committee will get an update on the agency's evaluation of potential feasible uses of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Sep 24, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 5729 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Pleasanton school board to be sworn in Tuesday

Newly elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board will be sworn in during Tuesday's school board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bat Guano, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 22 comments | 5721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernal Park sports fields, woodland projects to start next year

Design work is nearing completion on a $16.5 million second phase at Pleasanton's Bernal Community Park with construction...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Jul 10, 2014 at 8:20 am | 12 comments | 5714 Views

SPORTS

Somber mood in Bay Area as 49ers lose to Baltimore in Super Bowl 34-31

49er fans seemed to take their team's loss to the Baltimore Ravens in stride late Sunday as San Francisco came up three points...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by disappointedfan, on Feb 4, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 5713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools mourn death of seventh-grader

The school community is mourning the death of a young teenager and asking parents to keep a close eye on their children over...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 2, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 74 comments | 5709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2

I received a leaflet from the PUSD talking about a new local school funding measure saying that: "After consequtive years...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Jan 21, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 197 comments | 5697 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Save our pristine hills and our park

We had planned to stay out of the debate over the Oak Grove referendum; however misinformation about the project and confusion...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by noMansionOwner, on Dec 9, 2007 at 5:34 pm | 87 comments | 5696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spinoff Thread - Why are BMWs always associated with spoiled children?

It seems like the stereotypical Pleasantonian is a SUV driving, "not my kid", soccer mom with a spoiled teen driving a BMW?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 20 comments | 5672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metering Light is Causing Gridlock

Why is Caltrans allowed to turn on freeway metering lights when doing so causes gridlock on city streets? Today was the worst...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Feb 12, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 43 comments | 5670 Views
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