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AROUND TOWN

Space Shuttle Endeavour flyover pushed back an hour to give fog time to burn off

The Space Shuttle Endeavour's once-in-a-lifetime flight over the Bay Area this morning has been pushed back an hour to give...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by bizworldusa, on Sep 21, 2012 at 8:17 am | 4 comments | 6086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Mattos honored with memorial scoreboard

In honor of late Amador Valley High School father, coach and Athletics Boosters Club member Steve Mattos, a state-of-the-art...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on May 17, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 6086 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Citizens' coalition calls for investigation into alleged 'secret' meeting between city, Costco

Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth (PCRG), an advocacy coalition, has filed complaints with both the state's Fair...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Dave J., on Oct 15, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 85 comments | 6086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast did it again

I just received my Comcast bill and was shocked to see that the Franchise Fee had doubled since December. There was no mention...

Original post made by Surprised on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Laura Latt, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 22 comments | 6085 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to vote Tuesday on 2016-17 calendar

Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 6085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board offers apology, next steps in superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board took several steps Tuesday night to address PUSD's superintendent vacancy, formally naming deputy...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:07 am | 13 comments | 6082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon woman dies in fall from Half Dome

A 26-year-old San Ramon woman died on Sunday after she fell from the Half Dome cables at Yosemite National Park, according...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Valerie, on Aug 5, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 26 comments | 6078 Views

RESTAURANTS

Wait To Go To Eddie Papa's

Have gone twice. Once for lunch-very pleasant experience and then for dinner last night-disaster! The food is excellent,...

Original post made by Gladys on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Dec 21, 2008 at 7:09 pm | 11 comments | 6077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen advances to national science competition finals

An Amador Valley student has been named a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search (STS) 2015, which recognizes young...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 13, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 7 comments | 6075 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton police seize 4 San Jose men after chase for auto burglaries

Pleasanton police arrested four men from San Jose early Monday after they were spotted burglarizing a truck parked in the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl , on Feb 9, 2016 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 6073 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Seeking to Form A Women's Group

I've been wanting to form a casual women's group that can meet once a month or every other week at a member's home in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Pat on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pat, West of Foothill, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 6070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court reduces convicton of man's killing of 14-year-old Foothill High student to 2nd degree murder

A state appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday upheld a jury's determination that a 14-year-old Pleasanton girl was murdered...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 6070 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton attorney admits forgery, lying to IRS

A 72-year-old Pleasanton attorney could see up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine for tax fraud. William...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael O'Callaghan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 6069 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Housing, growth, taxes, water dominate candidates' concerns in Pleasanton election

Candidates for election to the Pleasanton City Council voiced their views on a wide-ranging number of issues from housing...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by just heard, on Oct 8, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 38 comments | 6069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore woman, 14-month-old baby killed in suspected DUI crash

A woman and baby were killed Saturday evening when a suspected DUI driver crashed into an apartment building in Livermore. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2015
Last comment by K, on May 5, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 26 comments | 6063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton prepares to vote Tuesday

While Pleasanton voters will be watching the national returns, the excitement locally will focus mainly on a number of too-close-to-call...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by GatorCountry, on Nov 3, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 39 comments | 6061 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Santa Claus now at Stoneridge Mall as Christmas holiday shopping season begins

Santa Claus and the holiday dancers filled the main court at Stoneridge Shopping Center this weekend as hundreds gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by kim, on Dec 16, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 24 comments | 6061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowds cheer Pleasanton's new mayor, City Council members as they take office

The installation of Pleasanton's new mayor and two newly-elected members of the City Council played to a full house Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 9 comments | 6059 Views

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Commission OKs renaming Sports Park for former Mayor Ken Mercer

The Parks and Recreation Commission has approved a bid to rename the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Community Park for...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 29, 2014 at 8:58 am | 20 comments | 6058 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

East Side's future will be decided by Pleasanton voters Nov. 3

In a surprise move, the Pleasanton City Council voted 3-1 to skirt the multiple choices under consideration Tuesday night...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on May 23, 2015 at 10:01 am | 42 comments | 6057 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
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Time for new collaboration between city and school district
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Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 93 views