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New BART train picks up first passengers

BART took the first passengers on its new train cars last Friday as 10 of them went into service at Oakland's MacArthur station. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 605 Views

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Pleasanton woman takes plea deal, sentenced for DUI crash that killed toddler

A Pleasanton woman with previous intoxication-fueled run-ins with law enforcement was sentenced to seven years in state prison...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Sam, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 3347 Views

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Glazer, Baker talking pension reform at joint appearance Monday night

The Tri-Valley's Democrat state senator and Republican assemblywoman are set to kick off their 2018 Bipartisan Speaker Series...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2018
Last comment by FalseNews & AlternativeFacts, 4 hours ago | 21 comments | 1664 Views

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City Council supports methodology for JDEDZ transportation fee

The City Council last week signed off on an initial concept for establishing a new transportation fee to charge developers...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Buc Lau, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 825 Views

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$107 million contract awarded for I-680 northbound express lane

Alameda County Transportation Commission (CTC), in conjunction with Caltrans, has awarded a $107 million construction contract...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 116 Views

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Tim Talk: Time for new collaboration between city, school district

Pleasanton school trustees wisely are carefully considering how to spend the $270 million bond issue that voters passed in...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2018
Last comment by Jack, 7 hours ago | 11 comments | 958 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teens arrested in drive-by purse theft at Hacienda Crossings

Three Antioch teenagers were arrested Friday on suspicion of stealing another teen's purse without even stopping their car...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Congrats to the witnesses!, 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 1176 Views

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Earthquake Retrofit Program

The earthquake retrofit program ignores Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, Danville, Livermore and many other east bay cities. The...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 31 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yeah! Obama's "Common Core" Program is Officially Dead

In a big win for our children, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has officially declared Obama's disastrous Common Core education...

Original post made by pleasanton parent on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by BobB, 17 hours ago | 17 comments | 999 Views

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Guest Opinion: Who benefits from proposed costly redevelopment of Civic Center site?

Pleasanton residents should consider carefully the proposed changes to our current Civic Center site, the home of our city...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 22, 2018 at 8:26 pm | 23 comments | 2251 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time

It truly saddens me to see that our federal government is at the brink of another shutdown yet AGAIN due to our dysfunctional...

Original post made by Horace Townsend on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Voter, on Jan 22, 2018 at 7:06 pm | 31 comments | 577 Views

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Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare invests in germ-zapping robots

Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare is enlisting the aid of two germ-zapping robots to help keep the hospital clean. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2018
Last comment by Suzann, on Jan 22, 2018 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 895 Views

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City Council reaffirms support of Owens Drive lane reduction

The Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday again declared its support for the one-lane configuration along a stretch of Owens...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Map, on Jan 21, 2018 at 6:58 pm | 41 comments | 2428 Views

AROUND TOWN

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton

Housing -- and the need for more of it -- has become a top political and economic issue in California, and Pleasanton could...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by David, on Jan 20, 2018 at 11:49 pm | 10 comments | 435 Views

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Vintage Hills Elementary locked down while police investigate nearby burglary

Vintage Hills Elementary School was on precautionary lockdown for more than an hour Thursday morning while Pleasanton police...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Jon V, on Jan 20, 2018 at 8:00 pm | 25 comments | 3269 Views

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Pleasanton police arrest local man two days after standoff

Police officers detained a Pleasanton man on an arrest warrant on Thursday morning at the house where he had holed up and...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Silverfox, on Jan 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm | 5 comments | 1810 Views

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Pleasanton police work to make sure residents keep dogs on leash

Reports of dogs roaming without a leash in public parks are on the rise in Pleasanton, and the police department is working...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by Border Collies, on Jan 19, 2018 at 7:19 pm | 32 comments | 2230 Views

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Around Pleasanton: New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton

Housing -- and the need for more of it -- has become a top political and economic issue in California, and Pleasanton could...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by West side Observer, on Jan 19, 2018 at 4:48 pm | 5 comments | 1629 Views

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Sheriff's deputy arrested for allegedly facilitating inmate assault at Santa Rita

A correctional deputy was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of facilitating the assault of an inmate at Santa Rita Jail in...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 18, 2018 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 937 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Old Stanley closed due to police activity

Pleasanton police have closed Old Stanley Boulevard between Main and First streets just outside downtown due to undisclosed...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 18, 2018 at 6:20 pm | 33 comments | 7888 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
By Tom Cushing | 29 comments | 845 views

Dublin recall unlikely to make June ballot
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 526 views

Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 148 views