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Pleasanton council discusses impacts of recent state housing legislation

The Pleasanton City Council received a recap from city staff this week about the probable local impacts of the so-called...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by Homeowner, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 1458 Views

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City, Costco opponents make first court appearance in lawsuit

Last week marked the first court appearance in the lawsuit challenging the city's environmental clearances for its new Johnson...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2018
Last comment by Winston, 13 hours ago | 58 comments | 2488 Views

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Planning Commission approves new car wash on Stanley Boulevard

A new car wash is on its way into town after the Pleasanton Planning Commission on Wednesday signed off on a proposal from...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Frieda, 13 hours ago | 10 comments | 3119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interpretive pavilion planned for Shadow Cliffs

Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area -- the 266-acre park on Stanley Boulevard in east Pleasanton -- just keeps getting...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by Winston, 14 hours ago | 9 comments | 1574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: Thorne launches bid for re-election as mayor

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne launched his campaign for re-election to a fourth and final term as mayor at a sold-out fundraising...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 1573 Views

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Art of Peace: New project turns dismantled firearms into 'beacons of light'

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley, in partnership with the Robby Poblete Foundation, has announced a project...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2018
Last comment by MichaelB, on Feb 24, 2018 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 642 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Amador boys shock Dublin to win EBAL basketball title

What a week it was for the Amador Valley boys basketball team. The Dons followed a Senior Night victory over rival Foothill...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2018
Last comment by princemoga, on Feb 24, 2018 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 1310 Views

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City OKs partial street closure to curtail cut-through traffic

Drivers soon won't be allowed to turn from Dublin Canyon Road onto Laurel Creek Drive after the Pleasanton City Council this...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by I'm So Smart, on Feb 23, 2018 at 11:05 pm | 31 comments | 3061 Views

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Editorial: Don't tune out; turn out for the June 5 primary

According to the Public Policy Institute of California, voter turnout in the June primaries hit an all-time low in non-presidential...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 23, 2018 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

56th Annual Tri-Valley Music Festival

On Saturday, 3/3/18, the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) Music Department will host a Solo & Ensemble...

Original post made by Livermore Valley JUSD Music Staff on Feb. 23, 2018
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DA O'Malley announces plans to dismiss old marijuana convictions

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced this week that her office plans to dismiss nearly 6,000 old marijuana...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by Ridgerunner, on Feb 23, 2018 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 715 Views

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Question on speed bumps

Love the new speed bumps on Black Ave. and Hansen Dr. There are some other streets in town that could use them also, but...

Original post made by Norbert K on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 22, 2018 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 80 Views

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Capt. Bretzing retiring from Pleasanton PD

The Pleasanton Police Department is getting ready to say goodbye to one of its longest-tenured members, Capt. Jeff Bretzing,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by Debbie Donald, on Feb 21, 2018 at 9:57 pm | 4 comments | 1783 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cal High: Removal of anthem from pep rally sparks controversy, national attention

San Ramon's California High School has been cast into the national spotlight in the past week after a decision by the school's...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 21, 2018 at 1:53 pm | 34 comments | 2164 Views

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Handles closing?

I heard Handles in downtown Pleasanton is closing, Anyone know when that will occur?...

Original post made by A Resident on Feb. 18, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Feb 21, 2018 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 443 Views

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Pleasanton council to talk impacts of recent state housing legislation

The Pleasanton City Council is set to receive a recap from city staff Tuesday about the local impacts of the so-called "housing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by Grapevines, on Feb 20, 2018 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador, Foothill headed to 'We the People' national finals

The competitive civics teams from both Amador Valley and Foothill high schools are heading to Washington, D.C. in April,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by rakeshkhanna2243, on Feb 20, 2018 at 4:58 am | 5 comments | 1608 Views

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Pleasanton school board talking new student assessment model

The Pleasanton school board is set to discuss a new student assessment model to be possibly implemented in local schools...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2018
Last comment by Bad Idea, on Feb 19, 2018 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 2558 Views

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Comcast email Service Worst in The nation

My SBC global email service was hacked shortly after the Embarcadero media was hacked a while back. I shut down that account...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Longtimer, on Feb 18, 2018 at 7:10 pm | 8 comments | 243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUSD: Foothill searched after threat that was actually tied to Bakersfield school

Pleasanton's Foothill High School was searched by police and cleared of danger Friday morning after a phone call alerting...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 18, 2018 at 10:45 am | 4 comments | 3025 Views
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Couples: The ABCs of Love
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