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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 | 6116 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 | 6111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's planned East Side development may be scuttled

A new report showing that Pleasanton has fulfilled its requirements to provide high density housing for at least the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Development, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 6111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents Sue Centerpointe Preschool for Hogtying Child

According to Courthouse News, Centerpointe Preschool and the teacher was sued sometimes last week in Contra Costa County...

Original post made by Lawsuit on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Lawsuit, on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 14 comments | 6106 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council may settle affordable housing litigation issues Tuesday

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to agree to a court order Tuesday that scuttles a 29,000-unit housing cap law approved...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 22 comments | 6102 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 | 6102 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shutdown continues to limit local services, programs

The federal government has been partially shut down for nearly a week, and throughout the Bay Area there are worries about...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 6098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-Round Schooling

How many of you like school? To those of you who do: what's wrong with you? And to those of you who don't: the good news...

Original post made by sjhfkhf on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Mar 5, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 6095 Views

SPORTS

Bernard Laffers criticism of FHS XC

Once again, Bernard Laffer has chosen to use the PW to air his issues about FHS Cross Country. Having a student on the...

Original post made by XC Mom on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jorge Quero, on Oct 18, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 11 comments | 6092 Views

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 | 6085 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 | 6081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pre-Dawn Walkers and Runners

I leave early for work to beat the traffic. I'm generally in my car around 630 - 645. Several mornings I see a runner who...

Original post made by Early morning driver on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:29 am | 12 comments | 6070 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ruling sparks fresh hope for high-speed-rail critics

In their quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail system, California officials have been banking on a wide range...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 16, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 51 comments | 6068 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 | 6059 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in Pleasanton shooting

Pleasanton police arrested four people this week on suspicion of attempted murder and criminal conspiracy related to a shooting...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Victor, on Jan 16, 2015 at 8:01 am | 15 comments | 6048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Candlelight vigil tonight to remember Kyle Manning

Family and friends are holding a candlelight vigil tonight, a wake Friday and a funeral Saturday to celebrate the life of...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Haley , on Dec 1, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 6 comments | 6038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Employees union pulls controversial contract proposal off the table

The Pleasanton City Employees Association--the union that represents 227 city workers—withdrew its pending two-year...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 202 comments | 6038 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Asian teens express angst in essays in Tri-Valley

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 28 comments | 6037 Views

AROUND TOWN

A birthday for the history books

Orville Nightingale, Pleasanton's oldest living man, recently celebrated his 103rd birthday with daughter Marilyn and grandsons...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Nancy Lyness, on Nov 20, 2007 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 6035 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harmer, happy with GOP lead for 11th Congressional District nomination, calls it a night

Although Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton), facing no opposition for the Democrat Party nomination for election to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jun 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 36 comments | 6031 Views
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