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Council approves draft rezoning plan for 105 acres of new 'affordable' housing

In a sweeping move, the Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously last night to approve a preliminary plan to rezone 17 separate...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Truthseeker, on Aug 8, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 96 comments | 5718 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton recreation supervisor arrested for theft

Ian Anderson, a recreation supervisor employed by the city of Pleasanton, was arrested Thursday and charged with embezzling...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 96 comments | 6291 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gov. Brown Does BART Management a Favor

For weeks BART management has waged a PR campaign in the corporate media which, in turn, has uncritically reproduced BART...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 95 comments | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Hungry Dad and Kid @ Walgreens on Santa Rita Rd

Pretty sure others saw a man and a kid standing near front entrance of Walgreens near Safeway on Santa Rita Road asking for...

Original post made by HelpTheHungry on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 10, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 95 comments | 5607 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol believed to be a factor in Foothill Drive crash

Police are looking into the likely possibility that alcohol was the cause of a car accident last Saturday that killed a 19-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Nov 9, 2007 at 8:21 am | 95 comments | 10195 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi: Health care 'public option' needs new name

How stupid do they think we are? http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9BIUUF02&show_article=1 Perhaps we should...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kaboom!, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 94 comments | 3329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sides still at odds over step and column raises for teachers

As Pleasanton prepares once again to vote on a parcel tax, no single issue has received more attention than step and column,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:37 am | 94 comments | 4904 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart public hearing moved to next Monday at Firehouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Planning Commission late Friday stripped a controversial public hearing on a proposed Walmart Neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:29 am | 94 comments | 5266 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen with contentious yearbook photo arrested for hashish possession

The Amador senior who made news last week for a controversial yearbook photo is back in the news, this time with a felony...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by 188IQ, on Feb 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 94 comments | 5207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are our school leaders truly selecting the best and brightest to teach our children?

My husband and I relocated to Pleasanton because of the quality of our schools. Top schools should recruit top talent, don't...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by PoP, on Aug 28, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 93 comments | 6526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another PUSD Budget Proposal for Debate

Here's a new take on how to close the $8 million gap for 10/11, and help keep the budget in balance for 11/12. I'm just brainstorming...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:54 am | 93 comments | 3067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jon Vranesh back again at last night's school board meeting

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh addressed the Pleasanton school board during the community comment session...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by watchdogs, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:20 pm | 93 comments | 12847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Angry conservatives need to chill out....

You angry conservatives need to chill out, before you all get locked up in a Looney bin at worst, or ruin the chances of...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Toll, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:52 am | 92 comments | 3480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is McNerney Dodging His Constituents?

Is Congressman McNerney dodging his constitituents while he is home during the Congressional recess? Calls to his office...

Original post made by Ptown Paul on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 92 comments | 5165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Consulting Firm-Who Paid For It?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly (June 5, 2009) Jeb Bing writes, "...a mostly quiet opposition defeated a well-financed...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Pepe La Pew, on Jun 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 91 comments | 3089 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Will BART Management Wake Up to Reality?

Other posters, after salivating over the so-called lavish lifestyle of BART workers, then rather gutlessly close off response...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 12, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 91 comments | 9672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Country Club may owe $1.7 million to locked out workers

Castlewood Country Club may have to pony up $1.7 million in back pay and benefits, plus taxes, for its locked-out employees...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Malcolm gee, on Dec 18, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 91 comments | 3139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco: Break-Even

Let's do some simple math. We have asked the City repeatedly for the number of years it will take to break-even on our taxpayer...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 91 comments | 2095 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board approves drug-sniffing dogs at high schools

Drug-sniffing dogs will be coming to Pleasanton's three high schools -- but not until the end of February at the earliest. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Jan 26, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 91 comments | 4740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Parcel Tax Survey report available

The 11/9 PUSD Board of Trustees meeting agenda includes a report and discussion of the recently completed parcel tax survey....

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by observation, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 90 comments | 3585 Views
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Tri-Valley cities rank high in poll
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 518 views