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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jon Vranesh back again at last night's school board meeting

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh addressed the Pleasanton school board during the community comment session...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by helenayers, 27 minutes ago | 62 comments | 7321 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorial service Thursday for retired Alameda County Fire Chief Bill McCammon

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds for Bill McCammon, retired Alameda...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Fact Check Requested, 39 minutes ago | 1 comment | 45 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote Yes on Measure BB

In an independent, comprehensive report called "In the Fast Lane," the Bay Area Economic Institute details the economic impact...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Brian, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 745 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton's own Brandon Crawford on his way back to the World Series

I can't believe this hasn't been posted. He's a Foothill graduate with at least one sibling still in Pleasanton schools...

Original post made by Giants Fan on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Giants Fan, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 232 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

A man from Citrus Heights was arrested Oct. 8 after Pleasanton police officers received a call about suspected drug activity...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drought

The other day I had gone to Walmart and there is this big grassy area on the left as you drive in to the parking lot from...

Original post made by yApR on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, 15 hours ago | 10 comments | 423 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local Democratic Party to hold public event Sunday for candidates it endorses

The Tri-Valley United Democratic Campaign organization will hold a public rally from 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday for local candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julie, 21 hours ago | 20 comments | 2902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park Cheer Holiday Boutique

We are currently looking for local vendors, artisans, and crafters to make this years event a success! Should you be interested...

Original post made by Sherri Jacob on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by sherri jacob, on Oct 19, 2014 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds, Perhaps Thousands of Pleasanton Pupils Lacking Mathematics Textbooks

Even though the state adopted Math programs in January 2014, Pleasanton students throughout most schools have yet to receive...

Original post made by parent on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Laura, on Oct 18, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 7 comments | 1162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fall festival a hit at Alviso Adobe

Hundreds turned out for the free Fall Festival at the Alviso Adobe Community Park last weekend with children, especially,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 17, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 702 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote NO on Measure BB -- 10 Reasons

Reasons to Vote NO on Measure BB on November 4th…. 1) A Bad deal for Pleasanton! Measure BB will take over $540...

Original post made by NoOnBB on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by John, on Oct 17, 2014 at 9:24 pm | 20 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Courtesy and Safety Please!

Kind of sad. I was just cut off in downtown Pleasanton by a Lexus with a license plate frame that read "Jesus, All His ways,...

Original post made by Amanda on Oct. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber's Assembly candidates forum starts at 7:45 a.m. today

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates' forum this morning featuring the two candidates competing for...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by David Lee, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween events start tonight in downtown Pleasanton

Downtown Pleasanton comes alive for Halloween with three unique events expected to attract hundreds of adults and children...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Toshiba, on Oct 17, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1044 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Making Pioneer a livelier place

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission approved a long-range master plan last week that calls for expanding Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 17, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREE OF DRUNKS

YAY! Past Time Pool has ben torn down!! :) I would have always been so scared to walk by the place for fear of getting robbed/mugged...

Original post made by GOOD on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 17, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chamber endorses Laursen, Wright for election to Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's Business and Community Political Action Committee has voted to endorse incumbent board...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 17, 2014 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 3107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Laursen and Bowser Trash Porches

In spite of not one, but two, signs telling solicitors and politicians to leave me alone, Laursen and Bowser left their trash...

Original post made by Voter on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 17, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park Middle School Cheer Team Rummage Sale - Tomorrow

The Harvest Park Middle School Cheer Team will be holding a fundraising rummage sale tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 18th, from...

Original post made by Jon Bice on Oct. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 56 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations — your parents trained you well. If you...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Alex, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:32 am | 1 comment | 238 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 21 comments | 1,607 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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