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S.O.S. PLEASANTON SCHOOL CALENDAR CHANGE

The time is almost near.. PUSD will decide next month, May 2014 what our new school calendar will look like...starting 2015/16...the...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Steven, 26 minutes ago | 1 comment | 86 Views

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Q. Is AT&T going to fix Dead Spot, near Santa Rita and Valley?

Just got an orange postcard from City of Pleasanton. Says Radha Sharma/AT&T (P13-2069) wants to "construct a wireless facility...

Original post made by AT&T poor reception on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Eric, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 236 Views

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RIP Mrs Z

The world lost a beautiful lady yesterday. The beloved "Mrs Z" (Christine Zoraster) from Sonshine prechool passed away after...

Original post made by Beth on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Loved Mrs. Z, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 334 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Details of agreement of Safeway-Albertsons merger

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and Albertsons announced Thursday a definitive agreement under which AB Acquisition LLC ("AB Acquisition")...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 4 hours ago | 4 comments | 2329 Views

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OPINION: Better options for Pleasanton's East Side

As your Pleasanton council member I was asked, "Should the city of Pleasanton continue to plan for development of 400 acres...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Paul, 20 hours ago | 8 comments | 436 Views

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What happened to the San Ramon lawyer accused of hit and run?

I'm referring to Spencer Freeman Smith, the attorney accused of striking and killing Bo Hu on Dougherty Road in 2012, leaving...

Original post made by John on Apr. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 42 Views

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Pleasanton teen accepts plea deal for fatal crash that killed Dublin bicyclist

A Pleasanton teen has accepted a plea deal in the criminal case stemming from a high-speed crash on Foothill Road that killed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Nicely put, on Apr 19, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 29 comments | 3963 Views

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State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in March, state controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 1801 Views

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'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 1601 Views

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Reining in prom expenses

If you've got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/04/17/reining-in-prom-expenses...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:05 pm | 15 comments | 1725 Views

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Dying or Diseased Redwood trees?

I've noticed a number of Redwood trees along Valley Ave. between Hopyard and Bernal are dying. Curious if anyone knows why,...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 18, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 3 comments | 316 Views

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SAVE OUR SUMMERS!!!!!!!! PLEASANTON

The Pleasanton Unified School District is about to decide the fate of our school schedules. They will make their decision,...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wilma, on Apr 18, 2014 at 9:26 am | 21 comments | 1738 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's deputy guilty of sharing confidential information

One of two people charged with illegally sharing confidential information has been found guilty of a single misdemeanor charge. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by I's on U, on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:11 pm | 5 comments | 586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School plans launch of engineering academy

Hart Middle School will host an open house April 29 in preparation for its launch of an engineering academy in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 7 comments | 2103 Views

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Humane Society cancels garden tour because of drought

The Valley Humane Society has cancelled its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour scheduled for later this spring because...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by highdiver, on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 6 comments | 1646 Views

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Here come the Easter eggs!

Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Vintage Hills mom, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 993 Views

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Does New Pleasanton Utility Billing Web Portal Work?

I wanted to register for this web interface after discovering its availability on my water bill. You can find the registration...

Original post made by Franco on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 13 comments | 665 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walmart's Taxpayer Supported Practices Means Subtraction of 100,000 Teacher Jobs

When the facts show that over 6 billion $$$ of taxpayer money goes toward keeping Walmart and its labor practices in business,...

Original post made by Demoralized Educator on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 507 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The President Steps Up

This one's for you, Steve of Parkside. It takes a big man to apologize to a private citizen (putting herself out there)...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:28 am | 162 comments | 3773 Views

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AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 34 comments | 924 views

Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 659 views

Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 654 views