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No parking signs

Since when can a private citizen put up his own signs on a public city street that state-either no parking or parking for...

Original post made by Carlos on Feb. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 409 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local court officials appeal for additional funding

The Alameda County Superior Court has joined with 48 other trial courts across California to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to provide...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by AR15, on Feb 23, 2017 at 9:02 am | 7 comments | 1599 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Whistleblowers allege air district improperly destroys pollution records

Two former employees of the agency responsible for protecting the Bay Area from air pollution say they were improperly fired...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 23, 2017 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1597 Views

SPORTS

Juniors steal show in Amador-Foothill boys basketball thriller

Rivalries in high school sports are something that can often put to the forefront everything that is good with high school...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Coach Robeck, on Feb 22, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man arrested in connection with thefts in Pleasanton, elsewhere

Officers in Livermore have arrested a man in connection with approximately $65,000 in stolen property, including items taken...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 22, 2017 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 3320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire destroys Mason Street home in Pleasanton

A fire Sunday afternoon destroyed a single-story, family home on Mason Street in Pleasanton Sunday afternoon, displacing...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Grateful Family, on Feb 21, 2017 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 7484 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council delays Owens Drive traffic meeting

Pleasanton residents hoping to hear from the City Council and city staff about traffic changes on Owens Drive will have to...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by JC, on Feb 21, 2017 at 10:57 am | 14 comments | 2396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tribute to Barbra at the Firehouse

Kelly Brandeburg is performing "My Favorite Barbra: Tribute to the Songs of Barbra Streisand," music direction by John Simon,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by CJ1954, on Feb 21, 2017 at 1:38 am | 1 comment | 1138 Views

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Solo crash on I-680 sends one to hospital with major injuries

A person suffered major injuries in a solo-vehicle crash Saturday evening on southbound Interstate 680 in Pleasanton, a California...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by EB1951, on Feb 21, 2017 at 12:46 am | 1 comment | 1598 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government Holidays Disrupt Domestic Commerce

All government holidays should be moved to take place on Saturday and or on Sunday. This change will free up domestic...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Pleasanton: Mayor Thorne on schools, traffic, housing

It seems like schools, traffic and housing are always top issues for most of us in Pleasanton, and especially to Realtors...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 20, 2017 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 2001 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Now is the time to share your thoughts on downtown planning

This is the time for the large and diverse stakeholder group -- the residents who feel a strong connection and ownership...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 19, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 2754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART board votes for more bike parking, fewer seats on trains

More bikes and fewer seats on trains continue to be priorities for the BART board of directors, which voted last week to...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Patriot, on Feb 18, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 671 Views

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Karla Brown--the flip-flopper

Read about the recent approval of the Irby Ranch project by the City Council. What's most interesting to me is to see...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Feb 18, 2017 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 493 Views

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ACE train to run limited service starting Thursday

After a three-day cancellation of service, the Altamont Corridor Express commuter train line will begin running again tomorrow...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Feb 16, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 3 comments | 2006 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton takes over USA Cheer Open

Pleasanton was well-represented at the United Spirit Association (USA) Cheer Open at UC Davis on Super Bowl Sunday, with...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Lorraine, on Feb 16, 2017 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2223 Views

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Spring Community Education Classes

Pleasanton Adult and Career Education has community education classes starting in April. Registration is open now at: bit.ly/AdultEdRegistration....

Original post made by PUSD Adult and Career Education on Feb. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 387 Views

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Pleasanton: Peace ring formed in solidarity with Muslims, immigrants, refugees

Nearly 150 residents of various faiths joined together outside the Muslim Community Center of the East Bay in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Margie_J, on Feb 16, 2017 at 2:43 am | 7 comments | 3673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to explore building new elementary school on Neal property

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night took a step forward in planning for a new elementary school in the district, directing...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 7 comments | 1766 Views

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SAP relocating regional office from visible corner in Dublin to San Ramon

Software company SAP that occupies a highly visible building at Hacienda Drive and Dublin Boulevard is set to relocate its...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by tanya, on Feb 15, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 8227 Views
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Media malpractice
By Tim Hunt | 48 comments | 1,110 views

The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
By Tom Cushing | 38 comments | 724 views

Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 519 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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