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Bay Area Democratic leaders praise Obama's 'State of the Union' address

Bay Area Democratic officials praised President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 58 comments | 5694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council candidates warned to wait until March 29 to post campaign signs

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has asked candidates in the special City Council election scheduled for May 7 to wait...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by John G., on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:10 am | 65 comments | 5694 Views

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Miss California competition starts tomorrow for 'Miss Pleasanton'

Foothill High 2010 grad Danielle Alvari, aka Miss Pleasanton, will represent her city and the Bay Area this weekend in a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:58 am | 22 comments | 5693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Foothill principal says he's here to stay

The new principal at Foothill High, Jason Krolikowski, describes himself as a "veteran new guy," with three years each at...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on May 24, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 7 comments | 5691 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Foothill High student arrested for sexual battery, knife possession

Pleasanton police arrested a former Foothill High School student Monday afternoon for alleged sexual battery. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Wade Liggett, on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 5689 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk driving case continued to Feb. 11

The drunk driving case involving 19-year-old Katie McKewon has been continued to Feb. 11, it was decided this morning by...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jessie, on Sep 2, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 30 comments | 5688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM, the school district's science- and technology-focused preschool, opens in Pleasanton

City, civic and Pleasanton school district representatives, including teachers and administrators, celebrated the opening...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
Last comment by Joy, on Jan 22, 2016 at 11:41 pm | 12 comments | 5685 Views

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Council Oks rezoning Centerpointe church site for housing

The Pleasanton City Council last night approved a zoning change for Centerpointe Presbyterian Church's 6-acre site at Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:16 pm | 40 comments | 5682 Views

AROUND TOWN

DSRSD responds to Governor's mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a statewide mandatory water use reduction of 25% on Wednesday. DSRSD officials say the Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:45 am | 11 comments | 5681 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boston Marathon Bomber Left Curious Notes Inside Boat: 'Hillary' Implicated?

As police searched for him, and as he lay bleeding in his boat hideout, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...

Original post made by Avid Reader on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on May 23, 2013 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 5679 Views

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DAY 4: BART strike continues to have less impact in Pleasanton with fewer commuters as Independence Day nears

Although major freeways remain jammed as the third day of the BART strike continues, so far the work stoppage has not had...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 29 comments | 5675 Views

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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 | 5674 Views

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Council expected to award contracts tonight for $16.5-mlllion Bernal Park expansion

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to award construction agreements tonight to start a $16.5-million expansion of Bernal...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by you fund it, on Apr 10, 2015 at 7:15 pm | 13 comments | 5673 Views

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Going green: Pleasanton's new bike lanes aim for safer, more cycle-friendly community

For City Councilman Jerry Pentin, his bicycle is not just a tool for exercising or commuting; it is an invaluable part of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ennis, on Aug 23, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 26 comments | 5672 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Some interesting observations on Obamacare

There are some winners and some losers from a cost point of view as health care insurance rates are becoming solidified....

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 6 comments | 5665 Views

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Planners OK 3-story retail center/apartment complex in downtown Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a developer's plan to build a three-story commercial center and apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Timothy T, on Dec 28, 2015 at 11:05 am | 29 comments | 5659 Views

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As County Fair opens, its new CEO talks about Pleasanton's big event

Jerome Hoban has recently passed his first year as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda County Fair and Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Myanklehurts, on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 5658 Views

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Keeping Chickens in Pleasanton

I'm interested in getting some egg layers for our back yard. I know that we're not allowed to have any roosters (noisy at...

Original post made by Bird Brain on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:03 am | 12 comments | 5657 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free dog show closes today at Fairgrounds

Hosted by the Harvest Moon Classic Dog Cluster, one of the Bay Area's largest dog shows draws to a close at 6 p.m. tonight...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by chrisine, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 7 comments | 5657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legislators kill BART strike ban proposal

A bill that would have banned strikes by public transit employees, such as BART workers who walked off the job twice last...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 25 comments | 5656 Views
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A different perspective on Spotorno Ranch development
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