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Ex-employee files racial discrimination suit against Pleasanton construction company

A former project manager for a Pleasanton construction company filed a lawsuit against the company and its owners today accusing...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by NotAJournalist, on Jun 10, 2017 at 10:03 am | 12 comments | 3549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Amador teacher Eric Thiel dies

Eric Thiel, a science teacher at Amador Valley High School who had been with the Pleasanton school district since 1985, died...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jim brandes, on Jun 9, 2017 at 10:38 pm | 9 comments | 15694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilwoman wants smoking banned in downtown Pleasanton, also in apartments

City Councilwoman Karla Brown wants to ban smoking in downtown Pleasanton and in all multi-family apartment and condominium...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 9, 2017 at 9:04 pm | 69 comments | 5274 Views

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Costco Will Complete Pleasanton

Critics continue to complain tax payer money is involved with Costco building A store in Pleasanton. The reality is, tax...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 9, 2017 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park wins cricket tournament

A team from Pleasanton's Harvest Park won the middle school division in the inter-school youth cricket tournament hosted...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Red Claret, on Jun 9, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man dies from injuries sustained in suspected DUI collision

A 73-year-old Livermore man died over the holiday weekend from injuries sustained in an alleged DUI collision involving a...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Camp Mills, on Jun 9, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 19 comments | 7569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I went to Harvest Park a long time ago but it still has one great teacher I know is still there

Mr. Bowen was a science teacher when my 'I don't need school since I'm going to be a professional baseball player' attitude...

Original post made by Harvest Park Alum on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Laura O, on Jun 9, 2017 at 12:27 pm | 6 comments | 2051 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Staying Healthy: Guard children against sun exposure

The risk for skin damage and skin cancer is directly related to the cumulative sun exposure a person experiences throughout...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 8, 2017 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 969 Views

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On-Line Auction Fundraiser to raise funds for the Juanita Haugen Scholarship.

An online auction is currently in progress to increase scholarship funds, some great bargains are available by going to www....

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 150 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Democrats divert Prop money to pet projects

You may have voted for Education, health, and roads spending. But that is NOT what your money is going to be spent on. Sacramento...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jun 7, 2017 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 283 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hearing Aids

My blogger login has been removed, so I'm posting my final blog here in the Town Square. This is about two new bills one...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Jun. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 258 Views

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Brace for Bernal Bridge rehab work

Pleasanton city officials say residents and commuters should prepare for long delays on western Bernal Avenue starting Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by fred, on Jun 7, 2017 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 1992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LPFD battalion chief announces retirement

Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department battalion chief Michael Miller will retire on Wednesday after more than 31 years in...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by smuchs, on Jun 7, 2017 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 1600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man shot after allegedly trying to run over ranch owner

A pickup truck driver from Pleasanton accused of trying to run down a ranch owner in unincorporated Alameda County far outside...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 7, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments | 3041 Views

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Editorial: Voters want a Costco, so let's move forward

We are at a critical juncture with regard to the future of the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone (EDZ) on Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 7, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 49 comments | 3182 Views

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Costco Update, Please

Was there a discussion of the City's financing, infrastructure costs for Costco at last night's Council meeting? I was unable...

Original post made by Kelly K. on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by Kelly K., on Jun 7, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments | 181 Views

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RIP Scott Schroder

If any of you have ever had the pleasure of taking your car to Scotts Automotive you will be saddened to learn that Scott...

Original post made by Jack on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Marcia, on Jun 7, 2017 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss superintendent finalist's contract Wednesday

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special closed-session meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the proposed contract...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Puzzled, on Jun 6, 2017 at 11:39 pm | 3 comments | 1131 Views

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Costco Among Topics Tonight

The City funding of Infrastructure for Costco will be among buget items discussed tonight. We all should attend, and hope...

Original post made by Kelly K. on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Kelly K., on Jun 6, 2017 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 180 Views

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Pleasanton council to review proposed budget, capital improvement plan

The Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday is set to discuss the two-year city budget and four-year plan for improvement projects...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on Jun 6, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 6 comments | 1255 Views
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