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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board offers apology, next steps in superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board took several steps Tuesday night to address PUSD's superintendent vacancy, formally naming deputy...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:07 am | 13 comments | 5543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: From troubled to trainwreck for Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board had an opportunity to build back the trust of the public and prove to voters they made a good...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 20, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 102 comments | 11507 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nice going California Democrats. Bullet train costs to rise exponentially. .

Surprise surprise (Not!). Another democrat boondoggle at the expense of hard working taxpayers. From this article linked...

Original post made by WakeUp CA on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 524 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Owens Dr traffic lane "GiveAway" just a Scam

Reducing a major street from 3 lanes to one, right across from inadequate BART parking, just so a developer gets more parking...

Original post made by Disappointed Observer on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 19, 2017 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 1041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Phone scam -- call from IRS, supposedly

I got a call supposedly from the IRS asking me to call back before 5 pm today. When I looked up the number (1-877-766-2161)...

Original post made by Al on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 19, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 8 comments | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group plans to protest narrowing of Owens Drive at tonight's City Council meeting

The Pleasanton City Council will host a reception at 6:30 tonight for incoming and outgoing members of various city committee...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by ptrox, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:18 am | 12 comments | 2533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton 2017: Building boom continues

For a city that only a few years ago elected a slow-growth City Council, voted for a measure limiting the number of apartments...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 18, 2017 at 7:59 pm | 20 comments | 7716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Callippe Preserve retains environmental excellence designation

Pleasanton's Callippe Preserve Golf Course recently retained its status as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary," a...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 18, 2017 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1160 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Trump's Education Pick: Some Schools need Guns for Grizzlies

"Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary nominee, said it should be up to states whether guns are...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joe Gorton named San Ramon's permanent city manager

The San Ramon City Council has appointed police chief Joe Gorton as the permanent city manager, just over six months after...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 17, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss appointing interim superintendent, other next steps Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will consider appointing an interim superintendent and discuss the search process for hiring...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:41 am | 19 comments | 3672 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Give our street back,' Owens Drive commuters say

Owens Drive, one of Pleasanton's busiest streets when BART commuters leave for work and come home again, just got a facelift...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 1619 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat anarchists caught plotting acid attack at inauguration

Check out what Project Veritas has uncovered. Remember that Democrats are "so peace-loving, so inclusive, so tolerant."...

Original post made by Concerned citizen on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 591 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Department announces 3 promotions

This week, Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller promoted two officers and one lieutenant at a badge pinning and oath of office...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Downtown resident, on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the ground squirrels & the Foraging Plants?

Over the past couple of years, I've noticed a steep decline in wildlife and over the past 4 or 5 years, the gradual poisoning...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DSRSD board approves water rate increase

In response to increased and restructured wholesale water rates, Dublin San Ramon Services District's Board of Directors...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Jan 14, 2017 at 11:25 am | 6 comments | 2126 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley mayors go to Washington

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne goes to Washington D.C. on Sunday to attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors' 85th Winter Meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Ridge runner, on Jan 13, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1967 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eric Swawell "Makes No Sense".

East Bay Politician Eric Swawell was recently referred to as disingenuous. Editor Justin Baragona in a recent article described...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 8, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 12, 2017 at 11:35 pm | 13 comments | 795 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Web page to follow Downtown Specific Plan

A new webpage dedicated to providing easy to access information and updates related to the update of Pleasanton's Downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by PtownNative, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1775 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court rules Steinle's parents can sue federal government, but not San Francisco or former sheriff

The parents of a San Francisco woman who was allegedly fatally shot by an undocumented immigrant in 2015 can proceed with...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 12, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 12 comments | 2599 Views
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