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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 | 21651 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 | 21507 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 | 21484 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 | 21467 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 | 21457 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 | 21155 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 | 21136 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 | 21134 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 | 21092 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 | 21089 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Rallies planned today at UC Berkeley, other campuses to protest budget cuts

Today is shaping up to be a day of rallies, walkouts and strikes on Bay Area higher education campuses as groups from public...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by m, on Sep 25, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 8 comments | 20930 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 | 20752 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 | 20702 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 | 20683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber endorses Hosterman, Cook-Kallio, Thorne for re-election

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and City Council incumbents Cheryl Cook-Kallio and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Barry, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:11 am | 45 comments | 20672 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 | 20646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joe's moving its Pleasanton store to Rosewood Pavilion

Trader Joe's plans to move its Pleasanton store now on Pimlico Drive to the recently-vacated former CVS Pharmacy site at...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 30, 2017 at 7:23 pm | 20 comments | 20595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recycled water is coming to ease the pain

For those of us in Pleasanton exasperated by the current mandatory cutbacks in water use, there was a bit of good news at...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by PAS, on Sep 21, 2014 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 20483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Councilwoman Karin Mohr dies in fall

Karin Mohr, a Pleasanton City Councilwoman from 1980 to 1996, died Monday from injuries suffered in a fall. She was 74. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 16 comments | 20472 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton: Former Foothill student reported missing in San Francisco

A former Foothill High School student who returned to the Bay Area for college after her family moved from Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by buklau, on Oct 6, 2020 at 1:00 am | 1 comment | 20436 Views
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