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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton: Residents without symptoms can now get COVID-19 test at fairgrounds

The COVID-19 regional testing site at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton will start its fourth week on Monday by...

Original post made on May. 17, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on May 21, 2020 at 10:46 am | 16 comments | 22024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whole Foods to open Dublin store in May

A new 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market will open May 20 in a new retail center under construction across Hacienda Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by @ Taco Of Wisdom, on Apr 8, 2015 at 7:11 am | 22 comments | 21996 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUSD says female student killed by train near downtown this afternoon

The PUSD has confirmed that a female student was struck and killed by a train around 2:30 p.m. Police are still investigating...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bethany, on Feb 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 236 comments | 21945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School Board adopts new homework policy

The School Board voted Tuesday night to approve a new homework policy, which has been 14 months in creation and was subject...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by ho, on Jun 25, 2011 at 9:19 am | 27 comments | 21935 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Preps: Sad situation with Amador Valley girls basketball

What started as a promising season ended in shambles, with second-year Dons coach Al Chavira suspended thanks to one pair...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2018
Last comment by a proud resident in Pleasanton, on Mar 7, 2018 at 11:26 pm | 48 comments | 21913 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

OBAMA WINS!!! Is the Romney Victory Parade Canceled?

I’m so sorry to all the teacher-hating, unionized grocery worker-hating, liberal-hating local conservatives. Must be tough...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:46 am | 148 comments | 21885 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County health officer updates board on stay-at-home order; extension likely

California's COVID-19 stay-at-home order for the Bay Area is likely going to continue beyond Friday, an Alameda County public...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Jake Waters, on Jan 10, 2021 at 8:40 am | 4 comments | 21814 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nine break into Pleasanton mall overnight, but leave empty-handed with jewelry store gated

As several large shopping centers have been targeted by looters en masse in the Bay Area in recent days, the Stoneridge Mall...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by CWM, on Nov 23, 2021 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 21785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton 2018: Soaring to new highs

New records set last year continue to soar unabated in Pleasanton as 2018 gets underway. Starting the new year, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Jan 13, 2018 at 5:51 pm | 13 comments | 21771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school sports face funding challenge

For years the biggest problem facing high school coaches in Pleasanton has been determining who will be the key players and...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Lucia Holman, President Foothill Athletic Boosters, on May 24, 2012 at 9:44 am | 32 comments | 21676 Views

RESTAURANTS

Black Bear Diner opens Monday in Pleasanton

Black Bear Diner will open its newest California restaurant Monday in Pleasanton, offering its famous breakfast specials...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Diner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:43 am | 23 comments | 21473 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Da Boccery: Local restaurateurs bringing bocce back to Livermore

Livermore will again have a space that offers food, drink and bocce as the owners of Sauced BBQ and Plucked Chicken have...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
Last comment by Grumpy, on Apr 16, 2021 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 21451 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton households told to cut water usage by 25%

The Pleasanton City Council last night voted 4-0 to require all households and businesses in the city to reduce water consumption...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by rayven, on May 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 137 comments | 21389 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Potbelly bandit' sentenced in Bank of America holdup

A bank robber once known as "the potbelly bandit" has been sentenced to more than 15 years behind bars for a Sept. 11 holdup...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by William Tel, on Aug 5, 2013 at 6:38 am | 5 comments | 21388 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man seriously injured in skateboard spill

A San Leandro man is in serious condition after he was found unconscious and bleeding from the head in the middle of a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by administrator, on Apr 15, 2010 at 6:48 am | 4 comments | 21359 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Leaf Community Markets closing Pleasanton store

New Leaf Community Markets has announced it will soon close its Pleasanton grocery store, which anchors the Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:27 pm | 55 comments | 21287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's school superintendent quits to take top post in Castro Valley school district

Pleasanton School Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi announced in an email message to school district teachers and staff that she...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 1, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 21101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton-based Safeway merging with Boise-based Albertsons

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a merger agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Al, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 54 comments | 21062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flagship Lucky California store opens in Pleasanton

After years of development and months of construction, a new-concept Lucky California grocery store has opened its doors...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 23, 2021 at 8:35 pm | 5 comments | 20996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton school board approves management raises

Administrators at the Pleasanton School District will get raises that match those given to other employees earlier this year....

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 30, 2013 at 9:08 am | 17 comments | 20902 Views
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