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City Council opts not to prioritize east side planning

Planning for how to develop mostly vacant land on Pleasanton’s east side remains off the city’s priority list in the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 22 comments | 3456 Views

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Columbus Did Not Discover America

How can someone claim to "discover" something that already exists? Does a tree exist if no one is observing it? What is...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new bell schedule for Amador Valley High

Amador Valley High School will have a new bell schedule next school year after the Pleasanton school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 4636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Emails show ex-PUSD superintendent accused of inappropriate conduct before firing

A female PUSD employee accused Rick Rubino of inappropriate behavior less than a month before he was fired as the district’s...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 6658 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Civic Center Project

Do we need a new Civic Center? (1) The current estimated cost of the proposed new Civic Center is up to $200 Million. (2)...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Mar 21, 2017 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 471 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council to discuss Bernal community farm

The Pleasanton City Council is set Tuesday to consider whether to move forward with additional planning toward bringing a...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by spudly, on Mar 21, 2017 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Where are the Plesanton police?

4 cars go through the red arrow at multiple intersections in Pleasanton every day; I know because I see them. Where are...

Original post made by Paul on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 20, 2017 at 7:12 pm | 9 comments | 1378 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board talks next steps in superintendent search

At a special meeting Tuesday evening, the Pleasanton school board and members of the recently hired executive search firm...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cardboard Cutout, on Mar 20, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 9 comments | 1957 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Officials praise I-580 express lanes for first-year results

Interstate 580's toll express lanes through the Tri-Valley marked their one-year anniversary last month, and so far, the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 20, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 3 comments | 2405 Views

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After more protests, council agrees to consider Owens Drive traffic problems on Feb. 21

Although 10 BART commuters complained to the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday night about Owens Drive traffic changes,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Skylar, on Mar 19, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 18 comments | 4117 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Irish spirit: Dublin set to welcome 80,000 revelers for St. Patrick's Day celebration

It's nearly 5,000 miles -- or a roughly 12-hour flight -- between neighboring Dublin, California and its international namesake...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3510 Views

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Is Pleasanton the Next Sanctuary City?

Fremont just became a Sanctuary City. It seems City governments are being allowed to pass this measure without even an effort...

Original post made by Just Asking on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 17, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 550 Views

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Planning Commission delays workshop on 39-home project

The Pleasanton Planning Commission last week delayed a scheduled work session to review a 39-house development proposed for...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Mar 17, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 1956 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 board OKs support to address creekside erosion threatening homes

The Zone 7 Water Agency board of directors unanimously authorized spending $1.7 million for emergency repairs to an eroding...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by RU Kiddingmii, on Mar 17, 2017 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2980 Views

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Pleasanton Police Patrol Mysteriously Missing

I agree with the previous poster regarding the recent mysterious lack of police patrol on our streets in Pleasanton. Just...

Original post made by Strange on Mar. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 315 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Eroding backyards alarm Foothill Road residents

There are signs of the wet winter visible everywhere in Pleasanton, from the tarps and bulldozers drivers on Interstate 680...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Tom N (a 50 year resident), on Mar 17, 2017 at 1:28 am | 31 comments | 4873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cut-throughs make Inklings lot a park and ride

I have been watching the same people park in the middle of the "Inklings customers only" lot every morning about 6 AM. They...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Hansen Curious, on Mar 16, 2017 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 628 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Valentine's Day Angels: Patrolling the Golden Gate to help save lives

A day that is for many a chance to celebrate love and affection is for others a difficult one that can bring on feelings...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 16, 2017 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 4658 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man accused in Livermore armed robbery linked by police to Pleasanton incident

One of the two men who arrested on Monday on suspicion of robbing two pharmacies at gunpoint in Livermore has now been linked...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 16, 2017 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 659 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton's Stephen Piscotty stays grounded while rising high in the majors

In so many ways, Stephen Piscotty is not your typical Major League Baseball player. Piscotty, the right-fielder for the St....

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2017
Last comment by bravo!, on Mar 16, 2017 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 3901 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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