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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary funds.

The superintendent is using scare tactics saying they will cut teachers and programs. He has threatened that our children...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 6, 2008 at 9:58 am | 83 comments | 9476 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man captured with local girl in critical condition after jailhouse jump

The man connected to a Pleasanton teen who went missing for several days last week is in critical condition following an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by TahoeIsBetter, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 30 comments | 9476 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why does California have the highest jobless rate in the country?

California has the country's highest unemployment rate. Several factors are contributing, including the state's slow-to-rebound...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by RobertD., on Dec 15, 2021 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 9474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Emotional hearing as Livermore woman sentenced to 15 years to life for double-fatal DUI crash

A Livermore woman with a history of impaired driving was sentenced during an emotional court hearing on Tuesday to 15 years...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 22, 2021 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 9473 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton: High school talent makes a splash 'On Broadway'

It's not too late to catch this year's joint high school production, 'On Broadway.' Adapting to pandemic restrictions, Amador...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by LilSister, on May 21, 2021 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 9472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters battle blaze at Hopyard Road apartment complex

A two-alarm fire destroyed a second-floor apartment and damaged at least one other last night in a building at an eight-unit...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by P-town Ghetto, on Aug 11, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 23 comments | 9468 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Incumbent Mayor, Council members re-elected;Measure MM defeated

Incumbents in the race for Pleasanton mayor and City Council were re-elected Tuesday in a spirited contest that also saw...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by AR15, on Nov 11, 2016 at 10:42 am | 27 comments | 9464 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalism to Harvest Park library?

Does anyone have confirmed information on a vandalism attack of the Harvest Park library over Memorial Day weekend? The report...

Original post made by Birdland Resident on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:05 am | 76 comments | 9455 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 | 5 comments | 9453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lydiksen principal appointed as director of curriculum

Mindy Bolar, the principal of Lydiksen Elementary School, has been appointed the new director of curriculum in the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 16, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 9448 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton company built Berkeley apartment complex where 6 died in balcony collapse

A Pleasanton-based construction company has been identified as the contractor of the Berkeley apartment complex where six...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 9442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales tax measure is back, and just might pass

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to place a transportation sales tax increase measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by enough already, on Jul 16, 2014 at 10:37 am | 63 comments | 9438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews ethics, finances

Trustees became students at Tuesday night's meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District board, with back-to-back workshops...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by sunflower, on Apr 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 9433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's economy: A very good year for City of Planned Progress

Wrapping up her work as Pleasanton's finance director for the last 4-1/2 years, Emily Wagner has given an upbeat assessment...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 12, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 10 comments | 9433 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Parents sue city, Pleasanton PD over son’s in-custody death last summer

The family of Jacob Bauer, a local man who died at a hospital in Pleasanton police custody after a confrontation with officers...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2019
Last comment by Transparency........., on Aug 8, 2019 at 8:35 pm | 107 comments | 9420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Consider running for local elected office

As we've said before this time of year, contested elections are invaluable. They enhance the public discourse around vital...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 26, 2020 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 9411 Views

RESTAURANTS

Much in store for Stoneridge mall

Changes are afoot at Stoneridge Shopping Center. If you've frequented the mall over the past couple of weeks, you may have...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by chris, on May 29, 2008 at 10:50 am | 20 comments | 9404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Valley High wins state "We the People" competition

Amador Valley High School has won the California state "We the People" competition, giving the school's current competition...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by 13 years but still can't plan?, on Feb 20, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 11 comments | 9403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Road to reopening Pleasanton schools remains unclear

What the upcoming school year will look like was the lingering question at an online meeting of the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Karl, on Jun 4, 2020 at 9:59 am | 32 comments | 9400 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Lincoln'

To many, British-born actor Daniel Day-Lewis represents the pinnacle of thespian prowess. Director Steven Spielberg is considered...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:57 am | 13 comments | 9398 Views
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