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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School trustees takes first step toward parcel tax

The Pleasanton school board has taken its first official step toward getting a parcel tax on the ballot in the spring. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 72 comments | 11116 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayoral candidate Julie Testa sues city clerk, county registrar after ballot statement rejected

Pleasanton mayoral candidate Julie Testa is going to court to compel City Clerk Karen Diaz to file Testa's candidate statement...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 28, 2016 at 10:22 pm | 49 comments | 11078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Central Valley's Mar-Val Stores takes over Gene's Fine Foods

Mar-Val Food Stores in the Central Valley assumed ownership of Gene's Fine Foods in Pleasanton Monday in a transaction the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by hansen, on Apr 23, 2012 at 11:06 am | 36 comments | 11047 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Director: San Ramon Golf Club in danger of closing

The owners of San Ramon Golf Club are considering closing the 18-hole golf course in the south-central part of the city as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by SamB, on May 29, 2016 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 10998 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harmer, happy with GOP lead for 11th Congressional District nomination, calls it a night

Although Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton), facing no opposition for the Democrat Party nomination for election to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jun 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 32 comments | 10987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beware of woman at parking lot in Walmart

Just to let you know this morning I was approached by an African American woman (around her late 40´s) telling me that she...

Original post made by Disappointed citizen on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on May 25, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 54 comments | 10981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Hiring Back District Office Administrators

Here we go again. Last week the board did not approve the hiring back of at least 6 District Office Administrators, including...

Original post made by Ruth on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:55 am | 42 comments | 10977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Retired Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher seeks school board seat

Two candidates with a long history in the Pleasanton school system have joined the race for election to the school board...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 34 comments | 10945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

High density housing complex won't have 'that Pleasanton look'

Agreeing that a new affordable housing project won't have "that Pleasanton look," city planning commissioners nevertheless...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:59 pm | 15 comments | 10944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 10940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has it come to this?

Seniors at Foothill High School and their parents were no doubt surprised earlier this month by a letter from John Dwyer,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on May 7, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 51 comments | 10935 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local Native American tribe seeks identity

The Muwekma Ohlones, whose ancestral lands are in Pleasanton and throughout the Bay Area, have lost a federal lawsuit seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Educated Indian, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:29 am | 33 comments | 10921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Verizon adds Pleasanton sites to improve service

The Verizon Wireless Network announced this week that it has added new 4G LTE cell sites along Vineyard Avenue, Isabel Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by VZ not worst, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:12 am | 17 comments | 10920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley, Foothill ranked highest in area among top 100 California high schools

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools in Pleasanton are among the top 100 best public schools in California, a U.S. News...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 8:32 am | 20 comments | 10904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whole Foods opens to huge crowds in Dublin

Crowds filled the sidewalks and part of the parking lot Wednesday for the grand opening of Whole Foods' 43rd Bay Area market...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Skysky, on May 27, 2015 at 6:20 pm | 24 comments | 10854 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Raucous Caucus: Inheriting the Wind

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Oliver, on Oct 12, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 13 comments | 10848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Documents reveal details in alleged molestation case

Castlewood Tennis Director Henry John Germain remains in custody on charges of eight counts of sex crimes against children...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Sep 10, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 143 comments | 10839 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PPD: Wells Fargo robbed, streets closed as officers search for suspects

Pleasanton police have blocked several streets to search for men accused of robbing the Wells Fargo at Hopyard Road and Stoneridge...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 15, 2019 at 9:22 am | 53 comments | 10808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives direction on 'discipline, release or dismissal' of employee

The Pleasanton school board held a special board meeting Friday morning and gave direction to legal counsel on the discipline,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 20 comments | 10798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanon Residents Are an Un Civilized bunch...

Here is what a civilized community forum looks like: TownSquare Forum (Postings listed from most recent to oldest) ...

Original post made by Head Doctor on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 11 comments | 10796 Views
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