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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider initial round of Measure I1 bond sales

The first issuance and sale of Measure I1 bonds, a report on PUSD property and a budget update are among the items on the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 10, 2017 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 1287 Views

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Downtown Pleasanton: Then and Now

Downtown Pleasanton 150 years ago was by no means the same as it looks during a stroll down Main Street in the 21st century....

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Margo, on Aug 9, 2017 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 4111 Views

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Governor signs Baker's bill to streamline IHSS application process

Gov. Jerry Brown last week signed into law a bill by local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) that offers more ways...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Aug 9, 2017 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 2890 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No criminal charges for car crash that killed Pleasanton teacher

It appears there will be no criminal charges stemming from the violent car crash on the north end of town that killed Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by the gardener, on Aug 8, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 11 comments | 6819 Views

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CHP: Body of transient man found near I-580 ramp in Pleasanton

A body found in Pleasanton near an on-ramp to eastbound Interstate Highway 580 was that of a 76-year-old transient man, according...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Lou Stuhle, on Aug 8, 2017 at 10:55 am | 12 comments | 3383 Views

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Downtown mural comes back to life

The 50-year-old mural that was Pleasanton's first piece of public art has just had its brightness restored, thanks to a bevy...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Vigy, on Aug 8, 2017 at 9:33 am | 3 comments | 721 Views

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1st Wednesdays end with a bark

This week marked the end of the 1st Wednesdays series this summer in Pleasanton. The theme of the event was Pooch Parade...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2017
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 8, 2017 at 7:36 am | 8 comments | 1612 Views

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No more Motorcycles? HAHAHA

So the new "bike spots" are a joke. See how often they get used...And is this to deter the folks from riding on motorcycles...

Original post made by KW on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 7, 2017 at 6:17 pm | 4 comments | 327 Views

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Nelly's taco truck offered new home at winery after being forced from longtime spot

After being forced to relocate from where it had been operating for nearly two decades, Nelly's taco truck has now been offered...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by wfturner, on Aug 6, 2017 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 3303 Views

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Pleasanton poised for annual road maintenance

Pleasanton city officials are ready to move forward with their annual street resurfacing and preventative maintenance program...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 5, 2017 at 6:18 pm | 11 comments | 2734 Views

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BART Crime Information

A new website is up, www.bartcrimes.com , that compiles crimes committed on BART in a concise, easily understood format....

Original post made by Vigy on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 5, 2017 at 7:56 am | 2 comments | 288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest 6 in separate alleged theft incidents

Pleasanton police arrested six people and recovered a stolen car, mail and drugs in separate incidents that took place less...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 4, 2017 at 8:24 pm | 17 comments | 7261 Views

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Pooch Parade returns next week

Downtown Pleasanton is going to the dogs -- literally -- next week when the 20th annual Pooch Parade trots down Main Street...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Lisa, on Aug 4, 2017 at 10:11 am | 7 comments | 1777 Views

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Assemblywoman hires new chief of staff

Pleasanton's Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) recently announced that she has appointed Erin Donnette as her new...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Mike H, on Aug 4, 2017 at 4:43 am | 1 comment | 1017 Views

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Tri-Valley Community Foundation in deep debt, looking to close

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation is more than $3 million in debt, and is looking to close and file liquidation bankruptcy...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 4, 2017 at 3:31 am | 60 comments | 15669 Views

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Building firm acquires Irby Ranch housing site

National residential developer Meritage Homes has purchased the Irby Ranch subdivision site, property on the edge of downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 3, 2017 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 2086 Views

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Costco Recent Robberies

In light of the most recent robbery at the Costco in Novato, I believe crime at Costco is a topic of discussion. There have...

Original post made by Kelly K. on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Aug 2, 2017 at 9:34 pm | 32 comments | 1450 Views

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Commemorating 60 years

Zone 7 Water Agency has produced a free 18-month calendar to commemorate their 60th anniversary while also promoting water...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Map, on Aug 2, 2017 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 968 Views

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PUSD online registration opens Wednesday

Back to school preparations are in full swing for thousands of families around Pleasanton as PUSD gets ready to open online...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Spudly, on Aug 2, 2017 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 1327 Views

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Red Cross faces blood donation shortage

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations after experiencing a 30% drop in donation...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Safety Issues, on Aug 1, 2017 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 942 Views
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Central Oregon population is soaring with former Californians
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 416 views