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Pleasanton Traffic

I have my behind the wheel driving test tomorrow, and I was wondering what the traffic is like in the area around the DMV...

Original post made by Vedant Apte on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 27, 2017 at 10:17 pm | 4 comments | 143 Views

AROUND TOWN

SB 35 - The "Damned if you Do, Damned if you Don't Bill:

Housing Bill SB 35 if/when passed, will give the State control of all decisions regarding housing in California, taking away...

Original post made by Housing on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 27, 2017 at 9:12 pm | 9 comments | 726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are the police flying drones at night in Pleasanton?

I live in the Birch Creek Terrace townhomes, just south of Arroyo Del Valle, north of Vineyard between First and Bernal....

Original post made by PtownPete on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 27, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 20 comments | 2964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to compare enrollment projections to actual turnouts

A comparison of enrollment projections to actual numbers, a bond-funded laptop purchase proposal and a report on the 2017...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by FalseNews & AlternativeFacts, on Sep 26, 2017 at 3:48 pm | 30 comments | 2162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society celebrates 30 years

Pets and people alike helped Valley Humane Society celebrate during its 30th birthday bash last week in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Deborah, on Sep 25, 2017 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 913 Views

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County officials reopen Palomares Road after lengthy repair work

A frequently traveled road in Alameda County that's been closed since mid-February for stabilization work was reopened at...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Palomares Rd Resident, on Sep 23, 2017 at 4:01 am | 2 comments | 1110 Views

SPORTS

New Bernal Park sports fields, Oak Woodland now open

The latest Bernal Community Park expansion, a 54-acre, $16.5 million project that adds new lighted sports fields and a grand...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Use your dog park, on Sep 23, 2017 at 3:03 am | 13 comments | 7398 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Out of the Darkness: Survivor says removing stigma, igniting discussion are keys to suicide prevention

"I know it won't bring Tricia back, but you can help me save someone else," Kathy Martin wrote of her late daughter when...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Marcia, on Sep 22, 2017 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 2598 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney Spencer Smith fighting his law suspension

Remember Spencer Freeman Smith, the attorney convicted of the hit-and-run death of Bo Hu on Dougherty Road back in 2015?...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by PW Reader's Husband, on Sep 22, 2017 at 10:22 am | 8 comments | 635 Views

AROUND TOWN

What to do about a noisy neighbor

I have neighbor 2 doors down in my cul-de-sac who runs his contractor business out of his garage and driveway. Most days...

Original post made by PVguy on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by woggut, on Sep 20, 2017 at 11:42 pm | 5 comments | 558 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County recognizes Pleasanton arts leader

Pleasanton resident Catherine Ndungu-Case is one of eight county residents being recognized for their achievements impacting...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ptown Mom, on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton, Dublin residents among plaintiffs in BART lawsuit over mob attacks

Six BART passengers who were beaten, threatened or robbed by mobs of young people in three separate incidents in March and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Hit Them Where It Counts, on Sep 20, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 10 comments | 1778 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council OKs roadwork financing agreement with Costco

The Pleasanton City Council has given its formal endorsement to a plan for funding key roadwork around where Costco wants...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Karl Aitken, on Sep 20, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 22 comments | 2403 Views

SPORTS

Contest opens to name 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. 2, 2017
Last comment by no more off leash dogs, on Sep 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 1366 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Independent analysis reveals city subsidies for Costco a bad deal

PLEASANTON CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBLE GROWTH PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS REVEALS CITY SUBSIDIES...

Original post made by Matt Sullivan on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by June, on Sep 19, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 833 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Helping Houston: Mohr Elementary School students pack meals for hurricane victims

On Thursday Mohr Elementary School students spent the morning packing 12,744 meals to send to families in Texas affected...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Sep 19, 2017 at 1:57 am | 1 comment | 1467 Views

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Worldwide #CamilleStrong boosts recovery for Dublin woman

Camille Chabot, 22, credits the community with helping her beat cancer not once but twice as she endured the side effects...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Sep 19, 2017 at 1:56 am | 3 comments | 1769 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tracy man dies in Memorial Day crash in Livermore

A 21-year-old Tracy man died in a crash on eastbound Interstate 580 in Livermore early Monday morning, according to the California...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Sep 19, 2017 at 1:54 am | 2 comments | 4436 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stage set for decision on city-Costco roadwork financing deal

The Pleasanton City Council is set to give final direction Monday to city staff on an agreement with Costco for how to pay...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Long Timer, on Sep 18, 2017 at 4:04 pm | 24 comments | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

PPD: Gas station cleared after report of suspicious device

Authorities closed off the Chevron gas station on Hopyard Road at Owens Drive for several hours on Saturday while investigating...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Sep 18, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1019 Views
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