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PDA's 1st Wednesdays returning this week

Downtown Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday Street Parties are making their return to Main Street this week with a Cinco de Mayo-themed...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Positive Thinker, on May 3, 2017 at 7:41 am | 3 comments | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unanimous City Council OKs 36 new houses for Valley Trails

New houses appear on their way to the Valley Trails neighborhood after the Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday endorsed a...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Comment, on May 3, 2017 at 3:49 am | 1 comment | 3176 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council to debate 36-house Valley Trails development

The Pleasanton City Council is set to consider a developer's proposal to add three-dozen new homes to the Valley Trails neighborhood...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Patriot, on May 2, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new agreement between district, teachers' union

The Pleasanton school board has signed off on a three-year collective bargaining agreement between PUSD and the Association...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by OstapGuics, on Apr 29, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 75 comments | 5083 Views

AROUND TOWN

36-home Valley Trails project wins Planning Commission's approval in 3-2 vote

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted 3-2 last week to approve a plan by Ponderosa Homes to buy and tear down the financially...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Apr 29, 2017 at 9:14 am | 50 comments | 3764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Cheers for new Valley Trails housing, park plans

Members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission spent the first few minutes of their meeting earlier this month voicing approval...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, on Apr 28, 2017 at 10:28 pm | 9 comments | 1851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court denies former Walnut Grove principal's petition challenging his dismissal

An Alameda County judge this week denied a legal petition from former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Andrade??, on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 4528 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area ranked in top 10 for worst air pollution nationwide

The San Francisco Bay Area ranks among the top 10 most polluted regions in the country, according to a report issued last...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by res, on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:35 am | 8 comments | 1669 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Late educators make historic gift to Las Positas College

Officials with the Las Positas College Foundation on Saturday received the largest gift for the college in the college's...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by spudly, on Apr 27, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council OKs downtown parking strategic plan

Pleasanton city officials have a new game plan for improving parking conditions downtown after the City Council approved...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Silicon Valley Commuter, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 12 comments | 3139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Whatever happened with the Spencer Freeman Smith case?

This was the attorney that struck and killed the Chinese gentleman in Dublin several years ago. He abandoned the scene and...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Apr 27, 2017 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission to debate 39-home proposal near Callippe Preserve

The Pleasanton Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a workshop Wednesday night on a proposed 39-house development in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Apr 27, 2017 at 10:49 am | 7 comments | 2258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day?

Rumors around of Senior Ditch Day tomorrow, 11/10 for Foothill. Any parents with more information about what might be hatching...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2017 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 2819 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 26, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 2711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on teachers' salary cut offer

The Pleasanton school board is expected to vote during its regular meeting tonight on a tentative agreement announced last...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Maggog, on Apr 26, 2017 at 6:52 pm | 184 comments | 7664 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton contractor has license revoked over fatal Berkeley balcony collapse

The Pleasanton firm that served as general contractor for the construction of a Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 26, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 3392 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Every dog has his day

Muirwood Community Park, the site of the only dog park in Pleasanton, recently opened a new addition--a "small dog-only"...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2017 at 4:49 pm | 8 comments | 3911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies

Great recent report at: http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/LayOff_2011_vFINAL-1.pdf called: Victims of the Churn:...

Original post made by concerned parent on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Honest Injun, on Apr 25, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 22 comments | 3150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD won't pursue Valley Trails property for new school site

After further consideration, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday directed district administration not to pursue acquisition...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 14 comments | 2679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gets superintendent search update

The Pleasanton community wants a schools superintendent who is motivational, collaborative and committed. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 25, 2017 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 964 Views
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Feeding the hungry in Alameda County
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