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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 | 9495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good news for Pleasanton's low-income seniors

There's good news for low-income seniors living in the aging Kottinger Place and Pleasanton Gardens homes off Kottinger Drive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 9491 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 | 9490 Views

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 | 9488 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 | 9487 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Driver killed in fiery crash at Hacienda and West Las Positas

A driver died in a fiery car crash on city streets in Pleasanton on Saturday evening after his Tesla slammed into a traffic...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by WOW, on Jan 22, 2020 at 12:18 am | 2 comments | 9484 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 | 9469 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 | 9467 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 | 9467 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 | 9457 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 | 9451 Views

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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 | 9450 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 | 9444 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 | 9439 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 | 9439 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 | 9430 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 | 9419 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 | 9417 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police: Exchange of gunfire in Pleasanton after car break-in

Pleasanton police are investigating after an exchange of gunfire during an apparent auto theft attempt in the Canyon Meadows...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2022
Last comment by Ptown Baseball Dad , on Jul 4, 2022 at 10:10 am | 7 comments | 9414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trampoline Business Posting Inappropriate Pictures of Local Teens

I'm writing as a very concerned local parent who recently learned that a Dublin company advertising fun for the teenagers...

Original post made by concernedparent on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Carson, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 22 comments | 9409 Views
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