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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 | 3470 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 | 739 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 | 1664 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 | 347 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 | 3386 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 | 2801 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 | 319 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 | 7434 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 | 1850 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 | 1085 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 | 2187 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 | 1484 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 | 1024 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 | 1366 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 | 1001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon

BART police on Thursday responded to two assault with a deadly weapon incidents at separate BART stations. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Aug 1, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 6 comments | 3098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to Foothill high???

2016 SAT score was so poor for Foothill High in comparison to Amador: Amador: Reading 607, Math 639, Writing 608, Total...

Original post made by Depressed Parent on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Concerned2, on Jul 31, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 498 Views

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Some new BART cars expected to be in service by September

New BART cars are expected to start carrying passengers in late September following final testing this summer, BART officials...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 31, 2017 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1357 Views

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Pleasanton Farmers' Market: Fresh food, family, friends and fun

On a Saturday morning in downtown Pleasanton, West Angela Street is often filled with the musical stylings of local singers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 31, 2017 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 2748 Views

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Contest opens to name Pleasanton's new dog park

Pleasanton will open its second dog park in October, an off-leash, fenced-in park on a two-acre site at the Lagoon Road/Bernal...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joe Streng, on Jul 30, 2017 at 2:48 pm | 10 comments | 3340 Views
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