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AROUND TOWN

New citizens' coalition seeks to halt high-density housing projects in Pleasanton

A group seeking to halt the construction of additional high density housing in Pleasanton asked the City council last night...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike6319, on Jul 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 114 comments | 7833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor announces appointment of Pleasanton woman

Today Gov. Jerry Brown announced the appointment of Diane Ravnik, 61, of Pleasanton, as chief of the Division of Apprenticeship...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Patricia, on Aug 20, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 7828 Views

RESTAURANTS

Albertos let "Best of" award go to its head

This restaurant has gotten full of itself. We stopped in right after the AVHS Parent night this past week and waited from...

Original post made by Disappointed by Albertos Service on Sep. 22, 2007
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Dec 11, 2008 at 4:20 pm | 4 comments | 7820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spinoff Thread - Why are BMWs always associated with spoiled children?

It seems like the stereotypical Pleasantonian is a SUV driving, "not my kid", soccer mom with a spoiled teen driving a BMW?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 20 comments | 7813 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why do we pay a 'death gratuity' for members of Congress?

we actually have a law that requires a Death Gratuity be paid to the survivors of a member of Congress who dies in office. The...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by It's Obvious, on Oct 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 5 comments | 7807 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spiller sworn in as new Pleasanton police chief

An overflow crowd gathered at Pleasanton's City Council chamber yesterday to welcome the city's new chief of police, Dave...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by a former Peasanton res., on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:00 pm | 40 comments | 7802 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beware of woman at parking lot in Walmart

Just to let you know this morning I was approached by an African American woman (around her late 40´s) telling me that she...

Original post made by Disappointed citizen on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on May 25, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 54 comments | 7792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Look at who is paying for QQ--builders!

Before I vote for a proposition, I always take a look at who is supporting it. The other day I got a fancy 4-page flyer for...

Original post made by Mary on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 29, 2008 at 9:52 am | 100 comments | 7787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2013 graduates at Foothill, Amador Valley high schools as principals also say goodbye

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools held commencement exercises Friday night with thousands of parents, other relatives...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 6, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 11 comments | 7786 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Outlook 2016: Good times are back for Pleasanton

With the city's tax receipts projected to be at a record high this year and millions of dollars in new residential and commercial...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 20, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 7784 Views

SPORTS

Somber mood in Bay Area as 49ers lose to Baltimore in Super Bowl 34-31

49er fans seemed to take their team's loss to the Baltimore Ravens in stride late Sunday as San Francisco came up three points...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by disappointedfan, on Feb 4, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 7782 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shutdown continues to limit local services, programs

The federal government has been partially shut down for nearly a week, and throughout the Bay Area there are worries about...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 7775 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD to hold parent meeting after Walnut Grove principal, other employees promoted

The new year has brought some new faces to Pleasanton Unified School District schools after some promotions left positions...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jane, on Jan 12, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 23 comments | 7774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio to run against Assemblywoman Baker in 2016 election

Former Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio announced Friday that she will seek the Democratic Party nomination...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 22, 2016 at 5:38 pm | 49 comments | 7766 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OAH: Pleasanton Unified's decision to fire former principal Jon Vranesh was justified

An administrative dispute judge has ruled that the Pleasanton Unified School District's decision to terminate former Walnut...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Done, on Aug 20, 2015 at 11:48 am | 37 comments | 7762 Views

AROUND TOWN

How was Hometown Holiday parade?

Was worried about wet weather and parking, so stayed home. How was the parade?...

Original post made by PTown retiree on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Dec 3, 2012 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 7758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inklings to open on Main Street for coffee, tea, community meetings

Inklings, a name associated with a literary discussion group from the University of Oxford in the 1930s, will open in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 18, 2016 at 9:45 pm | 32 comments | 7753 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Those who opt out of PG&E's 'SmartMeter' program will pay fees

Over boos and hisses from opponents of PG&E's SmartMeters, the California Public Utilities Commission Wednesday voted to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by other Bill, on Oct 17, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 18 comments | 7753 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART strike could start as early as tomorrow

BART workers have delivered a 72-hour strike notice to BART management, according to a union representative and a transit...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 7749 Views

AROUND TOWN

KPIX confirms that Seattle weathercaster will replace Pleasanton's Roberta Gonzales as weekday anchor

KPIX, the CBS station in San Francisco, confirmed Tuesday that it is replacing Roberta Gonzales as its weeknight weather...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 13 comments | 7725 Views
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Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
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