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Former Mayor Ben Tarver dead at 63

Ben Tarver, active in Pleasanton politics for nearly 20 years and the city's mayor from 1992-2000, died yesterday in Penn...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Feb 6, 2011 at 10:37 am | 34 comments | 11555 Views


Pleasanton Council OKs rent increases in Hacienda mobile home park

The Pleasanton City Council ratified a new rent stabilization agreement with the owners of Hacienda Mobilehome Park on Vineyard...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Peace Maker, on Oct 5, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 12 comments | 11549 Views


Weekend on Main: Downtown Pleasanton street closures back April 30

The closure of Pleasanton's Main Street on weekends, which was introduced last summer and fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 3, 2021 at 7:29 am | 3 comments | 11536 Views


Pleasanton to build $300,000 new dog park

Spacious and often elaborate dog parks are the rage of many American cities, and now Pleasanton is about to join in. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 13, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 39 comments | 11533 Views


Editorial: Pressing for answers, media comes under attack

The news media is under attack, on a national and local level. The Trump administration declared war on the press less than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Alternative facts, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:16 am | 53 comments | 11525 Views


San Jose's fire chief moving to top fire department post here

Ruben Torres, currently the fire chief in San Jose, has been hired as chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Workin' Man, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 11521 Views


Pleasanton Sports Park renamed for Ken Mercer

Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Park, a main public sports complex that extends northeast of Hopyard Road along Parkside...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by academicjock, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:36 am | 14 comments | 11502 Views


Services announced for Amador Valley junior, student remembered for kindness

Jorge Barraza, a 17-year-old Amador Valley High School junior, was remembered by teachers and friends this week for always...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Heartbroken , on Nov 19, 2015 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 11498 Views


Pleasanton coach, bystanders aided bicyclist in cardiac arrest

The high school softball coach drove down Foothill Road, thinking how she should have taken a more direct route to the interstate....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:11 am | 10 comments | 11493 Views


Pleasanton police investigating after shots fired outside Stoneridge Mall

Multiple gunshots were fired in a Stoneridge Shopping Center parking lot, with apparently nobody injured and those responsible...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jun 16, 2021 at 9:41 am | 11 comments | 11490 Views


Driver charged with murder for crash that killed Pleasanton teen, Livermore woman

A Livermore woman was arrested Thursday afternoon on charges of murder and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 13, 2018 at 8:07 pm | 16 comments | 11485 Views


Pleasanton man shot in I-680 road rage incident

Investigators are trying to locate a driver who shot a Pleasanton man in Fremont early this morning after a highway road-rage...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Sad, on Feb 3, 2016 at 5:03 pm | 8 comments | 11484 Views


PUSD eyes academic equity with grading practice overhaul

A proposal to overhaul grading practices at Pleasanton Unified School District became a broader discussion about ensuring...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2021
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 8, 2021 at 8:33 am | 19 comments | 11482 Views


Swalwells welcome baby daughter, Kathryn

Pleasanton's U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) and wife Brittany celebrated the birth of their second child last month,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2018
Last comment by Linda Cappitti , on Jan 4, 2019 at 3:42 pm | 12 comments | 11467 Views


Pleasanton's Sears store to close amid company's bankruptcy

On Monday shortly after announcing that their company was filing for chapter 11, Sears Holdings officials announced that...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2018
Last comment by countingdays, on Oct 25, 2018 at 9:26 am | 41 comments | 11466 Views


Planning Commission alternate Dawn Plants seeks spot on Dublin City Council

With roots in Dublin stretching back 40 years, longtime local Dawn Plants said she's running in the Nov. 3 Dublin City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2020
There are no comments yet. 11459 Views


Pleasanton will celebrate its graduating seniors 'in a very different format' this year

Despite the cancellation of mass gatherings for now because of the COVID-19 pandemic and regional shelter-in-place order,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2020
Last comment by Dana Thibodeau, on Apr 24, 2020 at 4:43 pm | 14 comments | 11450 Views


Pleasanton hair salon protests to reopen

Workers from a Pleasanton hair salon were among a small group of hair stylists and salon owners who protested to reopen their...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 9, 2020 at 12:45 pm | 35 comments | 11446 Views


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 | 11440 Views


Pre-Dawn Walkers and Runners

I leave early for work to beat the traffic. I'm generally in my car around 630 - 645. Several mornings I see a runner who...

Original post made by Early morning driver on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:29 am | 12 comments | 11424 Views
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