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Two Democrats announce campaigns to unseat Assemblywoman Baker

An attorney from Orinda and an Army veteran from Walnut Creek have recently announced that they plan to run against incumbent...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 29, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 11 comments | 2665 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chabad opens Jewish high holy days at new Pleasanton center

When Rabbi Raleigh Resnick blows the Shofar today at Rosh Hashanah services, he and the community Chabad he leads will be...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Marc, on Sep 29, 2017 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 815 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Backpacking the globe: Family of five sets out for worldwide adventure

The Swenson family of five will soon don their backpacks and take off for Beijing, the first stop in a year-long quest to...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Sian, on Sep 29, 2017 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 4224 Views

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Inmates who escaped from Dublin minimum security prison arrested in Mexico

Two women who escaped from a federal minimum security facility in Dublin earlier this month have been arrested in Mexico,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by J, on Sep 29, 2017 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 963 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Banned Books Week arrives in Pleasanton

Sunday marked the start of Banned Books Week, an annual event launched in 1982 in response to a national increase in the...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 29, 2017 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board OKs bond-funded laptop purchase

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday night unanimously approved the first contract for a capital project using Measure I1...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 28, 2017 at 11:01 pm | 33 comments | 1953 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friends close in on running every street in Pleasanton

By Sunday, residents Sarah Holtzclaw and Betty Taylor will have accomplished the feat of running every street in town, racking...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 28, 2017 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 2305 Views

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County seeks input on bike, pedestrian conditions in unincorporated Pleasanton

Alameda County officials are currently soliciting feedback from residents about bicycle and pedestrian improvements on key...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by pleasanton resident, on Sep 28, 2017 at 5:49 pm | 11 comments | 2235 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetside memorial honors late cyclist

The city recently installed a plaque in remembrance of Gail Turner at the intersection where the 72-year-old Pleasanton cyclist...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 28, 2017 at 3:48 pm | 4 comments | 1880 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did Barbara Bush Really Say That?

I just read this today, and I thought it was a joke. Unforunately, it's not. Barbara Bush actually said, on March...

Original post made by Taylor on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by pre-judge , on Sep 28, 2017 at 9:17 am | 14 comments | 8653 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to hear public comment on court case Tuesday

Since the judge's ruling in favor of Signature Properties, the school district will hold a special meeting at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by checkers online, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:22 am | 2 comments | 3059 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Only 2 Days Left to Comment on the BART/Livermore Proposal to Build Elevated Tracks Over Staples Ranch

While I have long been in support of this particular extension, I am concerned that most of the proposed routes do not follow...

Original post made by Billie on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by pyramid game, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:17 am | 17 comments | 2655 Views

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Pleasanton Traffic

I have my behind the wheel driving test tomorrow, and I was wondering what the traffic is like in the area around the DMV...

Original post made by Vedant Apte on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 27, 2017 at 10:17 pm | 4 comments | 147 Views

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SB 35 - The "Damned if you Do, Damned if you Don't Bill:

Housing Bill SB 35 if/when passed, will give the State control of all decisions regarding housing in California, taking away...

Original post made by Housing on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 27, 2017 at 9:12 pm | 9 comments | 754 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are the police flying drones at night in Pleasanton?

I live in the Birch Creek Terrace townhomes, just south of Arroyo Del Valle, north of Vineyard between First and Bernal....

Original post made by PtownPete on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 27, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 20 comments | 2975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to compare enrollment projections to actual turnouts

A comparison of enrollment projections to actual numbers, a bond-funded laptop purchase proposal and a report on the 2017...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by FalseNews & AlternativeFacts, on Sep 26, 2017 at 3:48 pm | 30 comments | 2186 Views

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Valley Humane Society celebrates 30 years

Pets and people alike helped Valley Humane Society celebrate during its 30th birthday bash last week in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Deborah, on Sep 25, 2017 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 948 Views

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County officials reopen Palomares Road after lengthy repair work

A frequently traveled road in Alameda County that's been closed since mid-February for stabilization work was reopened at...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Palomares Rd Resident, on Sep 23, 2017 at 4:01 am | 2 comments | 1142 Views

SPORTS

New Bernal Park sports fields, Oak Woodland now open

The latest Bernal Community Park expansion, a 54-acre, $16.5 million project that adds new lighted sports fields and a grand...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Use your dog park, on Sep 23, 2017 at 3:03 am | 13 comments | 7422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Out of the Darkness: Survivor says removing stigma, igniting discussion are keys to suicide prevention

"I know it won't bring Tricia back, but you can help me save someone else," Kathy Martin wrote of her late daughter when...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Marcia, on Sep 22, 2017 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 2632 Views
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