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L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove developers' lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5-million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by monicabrownom9, on Mar 23, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 73 comments | 4683 Views

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Faculty at Cal State East Bay votes to strike next Thursday

California State University faculty members have voted to stage a one-day strike next Thursday, Nov. 17, to protest Chancellor...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 am | 73 comments | 34938 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull unleashed

I just want to bring to your attention and the Pleasanton community an incident that just happened to me last Saturday. I...

Original post made by Concerned person on Oct. 8, 2007
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 31, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 73 comments | 9483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board signs $220,000-year contract with new superintendent

The Pleasanton School Board last night unanimously approved a $220,000 per-year contract for incoming Superintendent Parvin...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Common Sense, on Nov 19, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 72 comments | 4981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

http://positivelypleasantonschools.org/

A friend sent me this. Interesting how the teachers say there is no political agenda. Really? This is not an attempt to promote...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Critic, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 72 comments | 3547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School trustees takes first step toward parcel tax

The Pleasanton school board has taken its first official step toward getting a parcel tax on the ballot in the spring. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 72 comments | 10308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 5400 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California college for illegal's

Please read California Assembly Bill 131 which will probably pass this week with Democratic only votes. Governor Brown has...

Original post made by Andy on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by I Tango by Myself in the Dark, on Sep 5, 2011 at 11:26 pm | 72 comments | 3582 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART AT STONERIDGE

Doesn't anyone else see this as a bad idea? at the owens location, not too many homes or businesses. but along stoneridge,...

Original post made by aaron on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 8, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 72 comments | 9688 Views

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Hundreds sign petitions asking city to re-open employees' union contract

She's back. Former City Councilwoman Kay Ayala, who successfully led a citizens' coalition effort to block the 51-home Oak...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bart Hughes, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:59 am | 72 comments | 3597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of teen fatally shot by Pleasanton police sues department, requests jury trial

The parents of a 19-year-old fatally shot by a Pleasanton police officer last summer have filed a civil suit against the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton since 1997, on Apr 10, 2016 at 12:38 pm | 72 comments | 6110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OK's $240,000 facilities plan update despite objections

A plan to spend nearly $240,000 to update the Pleasanton school district's facilities master plan met with opposition Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Where did all the developer fees go?, on Nov 2, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 71 comments | 4916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to look at restoring programs, new savings from union, management concessions

At tonight's Pleasanton school board meeting, members will be looking at possible programs to restore, made possible by concessions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by i've had enough , on May 27, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 71 comments | 14563 Views

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Falling tax revenue concerns Pleasanton officials

Pleasanton's Finance Director Dave Culver warned the City Council Tuesday that lower tax revenues could hamper the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 71 comments | 3965 Views

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Oak Grove developers sue Pleasanton to force housing project OK

In a move that could impact voter turnout and preferences in the Nov. 2 mayoral and City Council election in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by wiley, on Aug 21, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 71 comments | 3311 Views

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Don't miss the biggest Pleasanton political event of 2012

April 14th, 12noon - 4pm at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds, the Golden State Tax Day TEA Party - 2012 - Free Admission! The biggest...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Herman, on Apr 17, 2012 at 10:49 am | 71 comments | 4300 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 4172 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Employee entitlements putting Pleasanton in financial jeopardy

The financial strain of escalating public employee entitlement costs is a growing public concern. Ten entitlement reform...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 71 comments | 5831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1st Wednesdays resume, but with smaller crowd

The 1st Wednesday street parties kicked off their summer run in downtown Pleasanton last night but with smaller-than-usual...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Good times, on May 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 71 comments | 8952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"President Obama's address to students"

The following has been posted on the PUSD website: http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/ "President Obama's address to students There...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by To Alee, on Sep 8, 2009 at 1:22 am | 70 comments | 2634 Views
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