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36-home Valley Trails project wins Planning Commission's approval in 3-2 vote

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted 3-2 last week to approve a plan by Ponderosa Homes to buy and tear down the financially...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, 7 hours ago | 50 comments | 3224 Views

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Fire causes extensive damage to Pleasanton house

A residential structure fire in Pleasanton Friday morning caused extensive damage and displaced a family who was renting...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2017
Last comment by Displaced family, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 1270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Cheers for new Valley Trails housing, park plans

Members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission spent the first few minutes of their meeting earlier this month voicing approval...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, 17 hours ago | 9 comments | 913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court denies former Walnut Grove principal's petition challenging his dismissal

An Alameda County judge this week denied a legal petition from former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Andrade??, on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 2605 Views

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Bay Area ranked in top 10 for worst air pollution nationwide

The San Francisco Bay Area ranks among the top 10 most polluted regions in the country, according to a report issued last...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by res, on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:35 am | 8 comments | 1105 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Late educators make historic gift to Las Positas College

Officials with the Las Positas College Foundation on Saturday received the largest gift for the college in the college's...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by spudly, on Apr 27, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 737 Views

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City Council OKs downtown parking strategic plan

Pleasanton city officials have a new game plan for improving parking conditions downtown after the City Council approved...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Silicon Valley Commuter, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 12 comments | 2513 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Whatever happened with the Spencer Freeman Smith case?

This was the attorney that struck and killed the Chinese gentleman in Dublin several years ago. He abandoned the scene and...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Apr 27, 2017 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 132 Views

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Commission to debate 39-home proposal near Callippe Preserve

The Pleasanton Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a workshop Wednesday night on a proposed 39-house development in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Apr 27, 2017 at 10:49 am | 7 comments | 1692 Views

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Pleasanton contractor has license revoked over fatal Berkeley balcony collapse

The Pleasanton firm that served as general contractor for the construction of a Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 26, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 2702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD won't pursue Valley Trails property for new school site

After further consideration, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday directed district administration not to pursue acquisition...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 14 comments | 2251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gets superintendent search update

The Pleasanton community wants a schools superintendent who is motivational, collaborative and committed. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 25, 2017 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Required Reading For Pleasanton, Local Realtors

Never knock on residential door, ask the home owner if they are interested in selling their home. When the home owner...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 193 Views

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BART selects new police chief

BART General Manager Grace Crunican announced Friday that BART is hiring Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas to be the transit...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Apr 24, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART Take Over robbery: 50-60 Perps involved, Sat night

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/BART-takeover-robbery-50-to-60-teens-swarm-11094745.php Some passengers were beaten...

Original post made by FrequentWalkerMiles on Apr. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 85 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill principal tapped to lead San Ramon Valley High

Jason Krolikowski, principal of Foothill High School since 2013, is leaving the district next school year after being appointed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by other issues, on Apr 24, 2017 at 10:00 am | 17 comments | 4485 Views

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Valley Ave.

Can someone please tell me when the city is going to start repaving and repairing the roads they dug up. Valley ave from...

Original post made by Mke on Apr. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 91 Views

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Pleasanton Middle School mourns the loss of Mrs. Boerman

The cards, flowers and signs have been multiplying along a wall in the 700 building of Pleasanton Middle School ever since...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Tracie Roddy2oVfr, on Apr 22, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 7 comments | 9999 Views

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Stoneridge/Hacienda Illegible Mustard Street Signs

There is NO "A" In STEM! STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering Mathematics- It is teaching the U.S. is sorely...

Original post made by STEM Vs. STEAM or hot air? on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by Don, on Apr 22, 2017 at 9:13 am | 4 comments | 262 Views

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Del Valle Parkway closure until 2 p.m.

Part of Del Valle Parkway will be shut down until approximately 2 p.m. today for the "Every 15 Minutes" program at Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by res, on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 830 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 739 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 305 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

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