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Bay Area shelter-in-place order being extended through May

The public health officers of six Bay Area counties, including Alameda and Contra Costa, announced on Monday that they will...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 28, 2020 at 9:33 pm | 64 comments | 26664 Views

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Record-low mortgage rates lead to jump in refinancing

Mortgage applications increased 16.9% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's for...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by TT, on Aug 7, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 25537 Views

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Construction of 120-store outlet mall at El Charro Road/I-580 starts Friday

A groundbreaking ceremony Friday will mark the start of construction of a 543,000-square-foot outlet mall at the northeast...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boycott, on Mar 31, 2012 at 9:55 pm | 8 comments | 25324 Views

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Pleasanton skateboarder home from hospital after recovering from accident injuries

Dylan Alexander, the 15 year old who was injured last week in a skateboarding accident, came home from the hospital Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:52 pm | 23 comments | 24039 Views

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Brown launches investigation into foreclosures that affect renters

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday launched an investigation aimed at protecting the rights of the "forgotten...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Barbara, on Jun 30, 2010 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 23589 Views

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Hearing set for tomorrow for Pleasanton Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi on shoplifting charge

A hearing is set for next tomorrow for Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th) on a charge of felony shoplifting after she was...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Toad, on Nov 14, 2011 at 8:30 am | 88 comments | 22989 Views

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Pleasanton school board ponders plan to restore $2.7 million in jobs

The Pleasanton school district is considering adding some jobs that were cut in 2008, including a lead trainer for technology...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 31 comments | 22530 Views

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Dublin's Lockhart back in the news to help schools

One of Pleasanton's favorite neighboring politicians--former Dublin mayor Janet Lockhart--has just been named executive director...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 22284 Views

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Workday to add 6-story building to Pleasanton complex

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, plans to build a six-story...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 8, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 22 comments | 22084 Views

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Entire topic disappeared -- why?

Dear editor/publisher - About 45 minutes ago, when I checked the Topic List for the Pleasanton Weekly Town Square Forum,...

Original post made by Why?? on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Harry, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:14 am | 16 comments | 21787 Views

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Shrieking sound keeps Pleasanton residents awake at night

Distressing, unnerving and strange sounds have roused Pleasanton resident Keli Martinez in the middle of the night for several...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:48 pm | 25 comments | 21069 Views

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Safeway exiting Chicago area market

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. announced yesterday it has reached a definitive agreement to sell 11 of its Dominick's stores...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Logical Capital, on Dec 3, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 8 comments | 20962 Views

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Village High student ID’d as teen killed in crash on Stanley Boulevard

Officials have identified Village High School junior Violet Campbell as the teenage girl killed in a suspected drunk-driving...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by Friend, on Nov 27, 2017 at 7:40 pm | 4 comments | 20765 Views

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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 | 20553 Views

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Castlewood murders: 10 years later

The news that at least one person had been murdered at a home in Castlewood sent shockwaves through the Pleasanton community...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2018
Last comment by Dane Brozovich, on Mar 11, 2018 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 20425 Views

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Two restaurants in Pleasanton Hotel abruptly close

The Clubhouse and Lily's Spirited Dining restaurants inside the Pleasanton Hotel both shuttered their doors without warning...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by justthefacts, on Oct 14, 2019 at 4:40 pm | 66 comments | 19852 Views

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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 | 19789 Views

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Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare merger approved

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Tuesday issued the final approval needed for Stanford Health Care to proceed with...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Thank You Active MD, on May 1, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 13 comments | 19496 Views

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Primary election 2020

The 2020 primary election is upon us, with Alameda County election officials sending out vote-by-mail ballots starting this...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Change the Rules - Ignore the Law, on Feb 28, 2020 at 11:09 am | 23 comments | 19401 Views

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Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by mechanism, on Sep 29, 2014 at 11:53 am | 59 comments | 18899 Views
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