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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart vice principal accepts similar job on the Peninsula

Hart Middle School's vice principal Tom Domer has resigned to accept a similar position in the San Carlos School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Purge the Board, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 20 comments | 3702 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon rejoins Tri-Valley federal lobbying effort

San Ramon will join the four Tri-Valley communities in utilizing a Virginia-based lobbying firm to help advocate for federal...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 26, 2014 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 1299 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New law to reduce number of uninsured drivers on California's roads

More low-income Californians will now have the opportunity to purchase affordable automobile insurance. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Sep 25, 2014 at 8:31 pm | 6 comments | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

County Fire Department conducting 'controlled training' burn at Camp Parks

The Alameda County Fire Department will be conducting controlled training burns at Camp Parks in Dublin from 8 a.m. to 3...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 25, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1229 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Steven, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 18 comments | 1650 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board receives update on Common Core

The Pleasanton school board heard an update from district staff about the Common Core mathematics pathways and instructional...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Administrator exodus, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 2522 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton snags top recognition on Money Magazine survey

Just a week after Pleasanton was ranked No. 4 in a recent survey of America's 50 Best Cities to Live, two other national...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Henry, on Sep 25, 2014 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 3563 Views

AROUND TOWN

FIRST RAIN *** FIRST FIRE *** LOVE THIS TIME OF YEAR

Cleaned out my fireplace, stocked my wood pile, swept the mantle, filled and set the logs, all ready to come home tonight...

Original post made by ******* FIRST FIRE OF THE YEAR ** CAN\\\\\\\'T WAIT TO USE MY FIREPLACE ************** on Sep. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 230 Views

AROUND TOWN

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
Last comment by kbenson, on Sep 24, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 4 comments | 296 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 Judi, on Sep 24, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 2011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Miller and Henry?????

I totally agree that Miller and Henry should have spoke before our CURENT board when commenting about Common Core. Another...

Original post made by Really? on Sep. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 385 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 655 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, on Sep 23, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 1259 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, on Sep 23, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 280 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, on Sep 23, 2014 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 280 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, on Sep 23, 2014 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 2034 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
There are no comments yet. 566 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 | 2491 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
There are no comments yet. 985 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 | 1901 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,746 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,265 views

Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 240 views