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School board approves superintendent search firm committee

The Pleasanton school board approved appointments for the district's superintendent search firm committee at its regular...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Community catastrophe, on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:49 am | 11 comments | 3159 Views

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Westbound Vallecitos Rd. closed at least 2 months for retaining wall, drainage project

Roadwork crews have closed westbound Vallecitos Road in Livermore to all vehicular traffic from Highway 84 while construction...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Frances White, on Mar 23, 2017 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 2573 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Friends of Pleasanton Library hosting spring book sale

The Friends of the Pleasanton Library is holding its spring book sale this weekend at the library on Old Bernal Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 23, 2017 at 5:46 am | 1 comment | 1469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transparency and the Pleasanton Unified School District

The continuing desire by many of us in Pleasanton for the Pleasanton Unified School District to be transparent continues...

Original post made by Pleasanton parent and taxpayer on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, on Mar 22, 2017 at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | 562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD launches online survey, sets forums for superintendent search

Community members interested in giving PUSD input for its superintendent search can do so online and in person this month. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 22, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 7 comments | 2612 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council moves forward with Bernal community farm planning

The Pleasanton City Council gave the green light Tuesday to continue planning efforts toward bringing a community farm to...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Jen, on Mar 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 2260 Views

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City Council opts not to prioritize east side planning

Planning for how to develop mostly vacant land on Pleasanton’s east side remains off the city’s priority list in the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 22 comments | 3775 Views

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Columbus Did Not Discover America

How can someone claim to "discover" something that already exists? Does a tree exist if no one is observing it? What is...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new bell schedule for Amador Valley High

Amador Valley High School will have a new bell schedule next school year after the Pleasanton school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 5547 Views

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Emails show ex-PUSD superintendent accused of inappropriate conduct before firing

A female PUSD employee accused Rick Rubino of inappropriate behavior less than a month before he was fired as the district’s...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 7204 Views

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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 | 577 Views

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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 | 2525 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 | 1560 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 | 2198 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 | 3069 Views

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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 | 4382 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. 3896 Views

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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 | 712 Views

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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 | 2200 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 | 3318 Views
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Central Oregon population is soaring with former Californians
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 485 views