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Commission to debate 39-home proposal near Callippe Preserve
The Pleasanton Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a workshop Wednesday night on a proposed 39-house development in... Last comment on Apr 27, 2017 at 10:49 am | 7 comments

Bay Area ranked in top 10 for worst air pollution nationwide
The San Francisco Bay Area ranks among the top 10 most polluted regions in the country, according to a report issued last... Last comment on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:35 am | 8 comments

City Council OKs downtown parking strategic plan
Pleasanton city officials have a new game plan for improving parking conditions downtown after the City Council approved... Last comment on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 12 comments

36-home Valley Trails project wins Planning Commission's approval in 3-2 vote
The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted 3-2 last week to approve a plan by Ponderosa Homes to buy and tear down the financially... Last comment 12 hours ago | 50 comments

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"Antarctica 6"
On a cruise ship in Antarctica. Left to right: Bruce and Barbara McLeod, Bev and Dave Naegle, Susan and Scott Nelson. Yes, it's cold there, even in their "summer". Submitted by Barbara McLeod (sent from account of Scott an on Feb 23, 2017

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Fire causes extensive damage to Pleasanton house
A residential structure fire in Pleasanton Friday morning caused extensive damage and displaced a family who was renting out the property near Foothill High School, according to the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department. Friday, 4:32 PM | 1 comments

CHP: Fatal crash on I-580 in Livermore
A fatal crash took place on Interstate 580 near Greenville Road in Livermore on Saturday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol officer confirmed. Saturday, 9:03 PM

Court denies former Walnut Grove principal's petition challenging his dismissal
An Alameda County judge this week denied a legal petition from former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh challenging an administrative hearing panel's decision that found PUSD had valid reasons to fire him nearly three years ago. Thursday, 5:07 PM | 1 comments

Alameda County to pay $5.5M to settle deputies' beating lawsuit
Alameda County has agreed to pay $5.5 million to an accused criminal to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit that he filed after he was beaten by Alameda County sheriff's deputies in San Francisco in November 2015, his attorney and a sheriff's spokesman confirmed Friday. Friday, 4:41 PM

City serves as her muse
Plants, dogs and downtown Pleasanton send out their siren songs to artist Steffi Gross, who celebrates their allure in her paintings and photographs. "My two latest projects are little Pleasanton pictures on frames and ornaments," Gross said. Thursday, 1:35 PM

3 authors speaking at Firehouse
Three authors will discuss "Writing from the Margins" at 7 p.m. Monday at the Firehouse Arts Center, presented by Towne Center Books. Tickets for $10 are available at Thursday, 11:19 AM

Running for the Boermans: Pleasanton Middle School event raises funds for teacher's family
Around 200 Pleasanton Middle School students, along with staff took part in a "fund run" Friday afternoon to raise money for the family of English teacher Carla Boerman. Wednesday, 6:16 PM

Editorial: Cheers for new Valley Trails housing, park plans
Members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission spent the first few minutes of their meeting earlier this month voicing approval of a multimillion-dollar 36-home development planned in the Valley Trails community, before then carrying on for the next four hours over plans by the developer to also build a public restroom in the neighboring Valley Trails Community Park free-of-charge. Thursday, 2:53 PM | 9 comments

Late educators make historic gift to Las Positas College
Officials with the Las Positas College Foundation on Saturday received the largest gift for the college in the college's history. Wednesday, 1:09 PM | 1 comments

Pleasanton contractor has license revoked over fatal Berkeley balcony collapse
The Pleasanton firm that served as general contractor for the construction of a Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony later collapsed, killing six people and injuring seven more, will have its license revoked as part of a settlement reached with state officials last week. Monday, 4:00 PM | 3 comments

Tri-Valley Commerce Con taking 'cyber-savvy' turn
Pleasanton is teaming up with the other Tri-Valley cities and their chambers of commerce to present Tri-Valley Commerce Con: Cyber-Savvy Edition next week in Dublin. Tuesday, 3:17 PM


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