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BOOKS & MOVIES

Man arrested for arson, domestic violence in Pleasanton house fire

Pleasanton police arrested a 39-year-old man on several charges for allegedly setting fire to his own house with people inside...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
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'Paper or plastic?' Neither after next Jan. 1

Starting next Jan. 1, shoppers in Pleasanton will have to use their own bags for groceries and other merchandise or pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gary S., on Mar 19, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 82 comments | 10388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens open Airsoft gunfire on children

Rathbone Way is not a main street with heavy traffic, so the Rhodes brothers often play basketball in the street. Combined...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Amazing, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:14 pm | 29 comments | 10381 Views

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School board to consider buying 7,000 Chromebooks

The Pleasanton school board is set to consider purchasing 7,000 new Dell Chromebooks for students in grades 4-12 at Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by La la land, on May 13, 2018 at 8:59 pm | 58 comments | 10381 Views

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Mayor's Award for 2012 goes to 'Kids Against Hunger' director Sherri Leal

Sherri Leal, director of the satellite branch of "Kids Against Hunger" in Pleasanton since 2010 that has delivered one million...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Deanna Wolford, on Oct 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 10375 Views

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Safeway receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. is one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 10362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fired PUSD superintendent denies accusation of inappropriate conduct

Speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired as PUSD superintendent, Rick Rubino has denied an accusation of inappropriate...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 28, 2017 at 7:13 am | 6 comments | 10353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 52 comments | 10345 Views

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Editorial: Express lanes are not a silver bullet for I-680, but should help

With more potential users of the far-left lane and more drivers maneuvering toward that lane, there seems a real possibility...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Johnny, on Nov 28, 2017 at 8:30 am | 16 comments | 10341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 10340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton artist hits the nail on the head

Artist Gary Winter credits the old Kolln Hardware building on Main Street and Division for the idea that brought him fame...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Linda Krafty, on Jan 15, 2015 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 10338 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Finding: Obama Closed Car Dealerships Based on Race

Obama closed approximately 2,000 car dealerships killing over 100,000 jobs based in part on the race and gender of car dealers....

Original post made by Marta on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by The Liberals are Coming!, on Jul 24, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 12 comments | 10336 Views

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Pleasanton teen eliminated from 'American Idol'

Three weeks after her "American Idol" San Francisco audition, Pleasanton teen Maddy Hudson was cut Feb. 19 from the Fox TV...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 10335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti and Gang activity in Pleasanton

Has everyone seen the huge amount of Graffiti around Pleasanton and Livermore in the last weeks? My high school son tells...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 16, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 47 comments | 10334 Views

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99 years and counting for Meadowlark Dairy

A certain summertime favorite in Pleasanton is celebrating a milestone anniversary of providing the Tri-Valley with udderly...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by Peter Milliken, on Aug 8, 2018 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 10331 Views

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Livermore teen arrested after crash injures pregnant driver, kills unborn child outside Sacramento

A teenager from Livermore faces a potential murder charge after allegedly crashing into another car while trying to flee...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2022
Last comment by CWM, on Sep 23, 2022 at 3:16 pm | 5 comments | 10313 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton commuters advised to brace for BART strike tomorrow

Pleasanton commuters are being advised to prepare for another BART strike as early as just after midnight tomorrow. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 12, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 17 comments | 10312 Views

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Election certified: Bacon, Haubert advance to runoff after tight Supervisor District 1 primary

Fremont City Councilman Vinnie Bacon and Dublin Mayor David Haubert booked their spots in a November runoff for Alameda County...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2020
Last comment by sjd, on Apr 14, 2020 at 12:55 pm | 4 comments | 10308 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley mayors urge quicker reopening locally as county health lifts some restrictions

As Alameda County health officials relaxed some restrictions in their COVID-19 shelter order, the mayors of Pleasanton, Dublin...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2020
Last comment by highdiver, on Jun 12, 2020 at 5:44 pm | 25 comments | 10307 Views

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Tri-Valley wins Babe Ruth World Series

The Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 14-year-old All-Star Team completed a perfect postseason run Saturday, winning the Babe Ruth World...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by Bill Brasky, on Aug 21, 2022 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 10302 Views
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2023 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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