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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 | 470 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 | 2185 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 | 1373 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 | 1955 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 | 2403 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 3505 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 547 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1951 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 | 2973 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4864 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 | 627 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 | 4653 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 | 658 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 | 3896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Orchard Supply opening store in Pleasanton

Orchard Supply Hardware will open a 40,000-square-foot store in the Metro 580 shopping center at 4555 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 8264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Income Tax exemption for teachers

According to the Sacramento Bee, legislation (SB 807) was introduced that will exempt teachers from paying CA state income...

Original post made by Pleasanton Taxpayer on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 15, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 7 comments | 594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton trails face closures, damage amid winter rainstorms

Pleasanton city officials announced Tuesday that part of Centennial Trail is closed indefinitely while segments of other...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Brenda, on Mar 15, 2017 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: School board rushes to join the crowd with 'safe haven' resolution

Absent setting policy, making recommendations for real action or possibly reviewing alternative statements, our board instead...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2017 at 10:00 am | 42 comments | 2851 Views
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Media malpractice
By Tim Hunt | 23 comments | 735 views

Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 309 views

The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 246 views

 

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