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SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 area high schools have 'We the People' teams in Bakersfield today for state finals

Competition civics classes from Amador Valley, Foothill and Fremont's Irvington high schools are in Bakersfield today vying...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by AVFan, on Feb 9, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1397 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

States with the best business climates

Countering the recent, unsubstantiated claim that California is not losing businesses to more business-friendly states like...

Original post made by liberalism is a disease on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Feb 9, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 candidates in race to fill City Council seat, a 4th possible in special May 7 election

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 1166 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Job Losses Increase Under Obama: Some Wonder If It Will Ever End

"In the last two months Fox News has fired Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, and Dick Morris, well-known political...

Original post made by David L on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 844 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton hockey wins Tri-Valley championship

In its first year of existence, the Pleasanton High School Hockey team pulled off an upset 2 to 1 victory over a very strong...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 9, 2013 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 2980 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police dispatcher pleads not guilty to drug charges

A former Pleasanton police dispatcher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony drug possession charges and misdemeanor charges,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Bandit, on Feb 9, 2013 at 4:22 am | 7 comments | 1442 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Road rage incident leads to arrest

What began as a typical highway incident, with two cars jockeying back and forth between lanes and through traffic, escalated...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 20 comments | 1930 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Nanny State Nonsense in Food Labelling: "It's tyranny, pure and simple"

If the Food and Drug Administration gets its way, your trip to the grocery store could get a tad pricier. Supermarket...

Original post made by Fred Helmer on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five rescuers in Pleasanton Police Department get commendations for saving a life

Two Pleasanton police dispatchers, two officers and a sergeant are being commending for their work last month that saved...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 2070 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton sidesteps Livermore's plan for housing near airport

Avoiding another of their occasional skirmishes with Livermore over that city's municipal airport, Pleasanton leaders Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 8, 2013 at 10:45 am | 11 comments | 3985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police arrest Sacramento woman for prostitution at local hotel

Ciara Capri Garrett, 22, of Sacramento was arrested for prostitution at about 11:49 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Pleasanton Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Garbage Tax

If you look at your latest Pleasanton Garbage bill you will notice the rates went up 5%. However, Pleasanton Garbage is...

Original post made by Jill on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 9 comments | 1406 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High converts part of seniors' parking lot for carpool use only

Some of the most coveted parking spaces at Foothill High are now up for grabs to students who carpool after a ceremony Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 7, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California teachers pension plan has $64 billion deficit

Good report out by CalSTRS (California Teachers Retirement System), available at: http://resources.calstrs.com/publicdocs/Page/CommonPage.aspx?PageName=DocumentDownload&Id=e0e55055-...

Original post made by watching on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 7, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 11 comments | 1378 Views

SPORTS

CYO Basketball Registration

Walk-in registration for boys and girls in grades 3 to 8 will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at St. Augustine...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by omar, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Salaries Now Online

The Bay Area News Group has just put a database online that lists out the salaries, pensions costs, and other income for...

Original post made by Information on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 58 comments | 6439 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here's My Grandparents, Let Government Take Care of Them

The extent of socialism and communism is this country grows every time a Democrat Party comrade opens his mouth. Get a load...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police looking for man who shoved topless woman into car

Livermore police are looking for a man who shoved a bare-chested woman into his vehicle on Monday morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1063 Views

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City of Pleas wants to know why I am making less money

I applied to renew my business license in Pleasanton - before the deadline of Jan. 31. I've done business in Pleasanton...

Original post made by ptown consultant on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 15 comments | 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill High holds ceremony today as it converts parts of seniors' parking lot for carpoolers-only

A ribbon cutting to dedicate a new carpool parking area will take place in front of Foothill High School this morning as...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Feb 6, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 16 comments | 3939 Views
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