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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD seeks community feedback on Amador parking lot plans

In anticipation of plans to build a new solar structure in the Amador Valley High School parking lot this summer, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by Map, 20 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1196 Views

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Swalwell holds presidential campaign rally in hometown at Dublin High

After announcing his candidacy on the "Tonight Show with Stephen Colbert," Swalwell joined a deep field of Democrats who...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Billie, 6 hours ago | 36 comments | 2611 Views

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Tim Talk: Will the city develop more parking downtown?

As downtown Pleasanton interests have pointed out, one striking omission in the plan so far is any commitment to public parking....

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by sly, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 1295 Views

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Merritt property: A low priority

The Pleasanton City Council in effect has rejected a developer's bid to move forward soon with building a 90-home project...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Jim Sandler, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 132 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill alum dies after being struck by car in Napa

A 25-year-old Pleasanton native living in Napa died after being struck by an SUV while walking along Highway 29 on Saturday...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Old Time P-towner, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 4411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Connection: Camp season quickly approaching

Many years ago, my independent 8-year-old son went away to a week-long YMCA camp near Yosemite. My husband and I watched...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Robert S. Allen, on Apr 19, 2019 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD aims to curb vaping among students

Calling vaping a “moving target” that needs to be shot down on local campuses, Pleasanton Unified School District staff...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by Vaping, on Apr 19, 2019 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 931 Views

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Ex-Dublin mayor Sbranti appointed to community college board

Former Dublin mayor and current Dublin High School athletic director Tim Sbranti will be returning to public office after...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Instructor, on Apr 18, 2019 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board discussing district efforts to curb student vaping

Combating vaping among students in the Pleasanton Unified School District is the focal point of a presentation that district...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 18, 2019 at 3:59 pm | 12 comments | 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Response to 'Downtown Planning: Are developers now making the decisions?'

As President of the Pleasanton Downtown Association (PDA), I would like to respond to Jeb’s recent article titled “Downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Frequentwalkermiles, on Apr 18, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 11 comments | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council talks downtown, Chabad Center, state housing bills at jam-packed meeting

It was a whirlwind meeting for the Pleasanton City Council this week as city leaders, stakeholders and residents debated...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by John B, on Apr 17, 2019 at 7:28 pm | 4 comments | 1893 Views

AROUND TOWN

BYE BYE, SWALWELL

I was watching Attorney General Barr, yesterday, give testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee. Representative...

Original post made by Nicki on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Frequentwalkermiles, on Apr 17, 2019 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: New report shows our rents among highest in country

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in Pleasanton, but across the entire Bay Area. Of the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2019
Last comment by DreamBigly, on Apr 16, 2019 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 3298 Views

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BART general manager announces retirement

BART General Manager Grace Crunican announced last week that she will be leaving her job this summer after eight years leading...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Brad, on Apr 16, 2019 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton: Downtown planning, Chabad Center, housing bills lead crowded council agenda

The Pleasanton City Council has a jam-packed agenda scheduled for Tuesday evening, with hot topics like the Downtown Specific...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Patriot, on Apr 16, 2019 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1627 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUSD reps rally in Sacramento for full and fair funding in education

Students, educators and community members called upon the state to increase public education funding, and launched a social...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 16, 2019 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's priorities: City Council confirms work plan with top goals for next two years

The Pleasanton City Council last month completed its biennial process of adopting a work plan of top priorities for the city...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Been there, on Apr 16, 2019 at 10:27 am | 5 comments | 2981 Views

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Around Pleasanton: Downtown planning -- Are developers now making the decisions?

A task force that's about to wind up its 2-1/2-year effort to recommend a new "vibrancy plan" for downtown Pleasanton appears...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 15, 2019 at 9:52 pm | 15 comments | 1688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Tri-Valley wisely teams up on housing legislation; state should listen

This banding together approach is unique to the Tri-Valley; we applaud our local councils for being pre-emptive, collaborative...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Robert S. Allen, on Apr 15, 2019 at 1:33 pm | 9 comments | 1167 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Swalwell announces candidacy for U.S. President

Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell officially has his eye on the biggest seat in Washington, D.C., confirming Monday that...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by Doug, on Apr 15, 2019 at 12:10 pm | 67 comments | 4826 Views
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