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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SO Agree with Teacher who spoke at School Board tonight

Thank you to the teacher who spoke up at the Board Meeting tonight about one of the new candidates running (either Paige...

Original post made by VeryConcerned Parent on Sep. 23, 2014
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Common Core on Pleasanton school board's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton school board will consider a report on the 2014-15 Common Core State Standards in mathematics at its meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by PUSD parent, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 1118 Views

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Feed up with bike and running events shutting down our streets.

I left my house Sunday morning to drive to Sacramento to visit my son and grandchild. I've been doing this a lot lately so...

Original post made by Pepper on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 907 Views

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Fundraiser Sunday to benefit young burn victims

Supporters of the Coaniquem Center for Burned Children in South and Central America will hold a fundraising event Sunday...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Is this the same Julia, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Library park & pickup

Can someone please tell me why parents are allowed to fill parking spots and clog the public library's driveway to pick up...

Original post made by Chris on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mindy, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 74 Views

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Street Sweeper at 3:30 in the morning

Does anyone else in the downtown residential area (W. Angela, Harrison etc) think it's out of hand that the contracted street...

Original post made by Stella on Sep. 23, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core - How Gov't Took Control Over Our Schools

Do you see the similarities with our existing public schools...especially Common Core that nationalizes schooling. This...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by BobB, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paseo Santa Cruz

Walking across Valley this morning, my dog and I were force to run for the traffic island as a car accelerated toward us...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by DUMB BICYCLIST, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 118 Views

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More handicap parking on/around Main Street

There are no handicap parking spaces on Main Street. Yes, there are a few scattered around in parking lots, but that is...

Original post made by Maggie on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by lll, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 92 Views

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Albertsons, Safeway name leadership team for newly-merged company

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. announced Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Chris W, 9 hours ago | 5 comments | 1356 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's 9th annual 'Drug Take Back' program set for Saturday

The Pleasanton Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will hold the ninth annual Drug Take Back Program...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Citizen Cane, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 244 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The road to cleaner air

Amid the statewide drought, there has been plenty of talk about water conservation. But the drought is not only creating...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 656 Views

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Tri-Valley water users outside Pleasanton cut usage by 30%

Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) customers have used 30% less potable water than in the same period last year since...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
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Pleasanton Chamber PAC endorses Thorne for Mayor, Narum, Olson for City Council

The Pleasanton Chamber's Political Action Committee Friday endorsed Mayor Jerry Thorne for re-election and Councilwoman Kathy...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by BobB, 12 hours ago | 23 comments | 1885 Views

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'The sky is falling'

Henny Penny, with her hysterical phrase that "the sky is falling," should have been at Tuesday night's City Council meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by huh?, 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 194 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor's Award goes to Scout leader, Special Olympics chairman Ken Mano

Ken Mano, a trail-blazer with Special Olympics, the Boy Scouts, and a host of Tri-Valley activities ranging from blood drives...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sue Gillispie, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 6 comments | 1175 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

T. J. Maxx parent hit with $2.7-million fine for dumping hazardous wastes

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley, along with 34 other California District Attorneys and two City Attorneys,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
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Testa's well written Letter to Editor - raises valid concerns

I agree 100% with Julie Testa's letter in today's newspaper. What on earth have developer impact fees been spent on - certainly...

Original post made by Agree on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 22, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 287 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor signs "Pink Ribbon Plate" bill

Governor Jerry Brown has signed assembly Bill 49 that authorizes the creation of a Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness specialty...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Sep 22, 2014 at 6:01 am | 14 comments | 1597 Views

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Recycled water is coming to ease the pain

For those of us in Pleasanton exasperated by the current mandatory cutbacks in water use, there was a bit of good news at...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by PAS, on Sep 21, 2014 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 153 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,496 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
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Me, Mother & Eleanor Roosevelt
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