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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 PleasantonDad, 40 minutes ago | 14 comments | 793 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 Bella da Ball, 3 hours ago | 40 comments | 2179 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, 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 382 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 Tough Love, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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, 8 hours ago | 25 comments | 2739 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 Pleasanton Parent, 8 hours ago | 20 comments | 235 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 Jtjh, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1569 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2162 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 Wilma, on Jan 19, 2018 at 7:50 am | 22 comments | 2130 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 | 873 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 | 7768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police remind residents of city marijuana rules

With recreational marijuana businesses allowed in California as of Jan. 1, the Pleasanton Police Department issued an advisory...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 17, 2018 at 6:22 pm | 14 comments | 2651 Views

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Shepherd's Gate welcomes new CEO

Livermore-based Christian nonprofit Shepherd's Gate announced this week that Carol Patterson has been hired as its new chief...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by JM, on Jan 17, 2018 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 1703 Views

SPORTS

Cyclist dies in crash near Livermore

A cyclist died when she crashed her bike Sunday morning in unincorporated Alameda County east of Livermore, California Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by Safety for all, on Jan 17, 2018 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 3544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Work ongoing to add parking, storage at Pioneer Cemetery

Construction is underway on a short-term project that aims to bring more parking spaces and a new maintenance storage area...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Jan 16, 2018 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 1247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PPD: Livermore man arrested on suspicion of attempted matricide

A Livermore man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after allegedly severely assaulting his mother in the parking...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent , on Jan 16, 2018 at 9:19 pm | 6 comments | 3388 Views

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City Council to revisit Owens Drive lane reduction

The Pleasanton City Council is set to receive an update Tuesday on traffic circulation along a stretch of Owens Drive near...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Another though, on Jan 16, 2018 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 1193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sweeney steps down as Foothill High football coach

Saying it was just time, Foothill High School football coach Matt Sweeney stepped down Tuesday after 31 years of coaching...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Dave McMorrow, on Jan 16, 2018 at 9:44 am | 10 comments | 7861 Views
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New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 6 comments | 643 views

Salami, Salami … Baloney
By Tom Cushing | 24 comments | 512 views

Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 440 views