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SCHOOLS & KIDS

AP tests - Turnover of school site principals/VPs - Another PUSD fiasco

I suspect that the turnover of almost all the site administrators (principals and vice principals) in the PUSD plus a DO...

Original post made by Total incompetence on Jun. 1, 2014
Last comment by Soccer Dad, on Jun 4, 2014 at 7:02 am | 3 comments | 1924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates Are Idiots

I fully understand that political phone calls are allowed by law. However, when my number is on the do not call list how...

Original post made by Do Not Call Me on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Book 'em Danno, on Jun 4, 2014 at 1:10 am | 3 comments | 192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buy Discounted Fair Tickets and Support Harvest Park Cheerleaders!

Purchase Advance Discounted Alameda County Fair Tickets and SAVE! ADULT TICKET ages 13-61. $8 (Regular Price $10) CHILD...

Original post made by Alisa Lahrs on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Alisa, on Jun 3, 2014 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting appears light in most precincts today

Voting continued to be light most of the day in Pleasanton as precinct workers often sat idle for lack of voters. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by highdiver, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 384 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Incomplete Ballots Passed Out at Polling Place

Did anyone else only get the first page of the 3 page ballot at your polling place this morning? I made them stop passing...

Original post made by Dedicated Voter on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 223 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote Yes on Healthcare Measure AA

Proponents of Healthcare Measure AA on the June 3 ballot talk about how a Yes vote won't increase taxes. That's because,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Jun 3, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 236 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton readies for tomorrow's primary

As campaigns for tomorrow's statewide direct primary election head into their final, the focus is on the "other half" of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Jun 3, 2014 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1480 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote for Exner, McGrail, Morrison, Palmer for Zone 7 directors

Although there's not much excitement in Tuesday's primary, the Tri-Valley's ongoing water crisis has widespread concern,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael E, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:01 am | 4 comments | 979 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Most Pleasanton parents, students favor non-traditional calendar options

Parents and students voiced their opinions at Tuesday's school board meeting about the calendar options that could be adopted...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:12 am | 36 comments | 2992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Private services planned for Pleasanton social worker

Since the news of the death of Michael Edward Rose, many people have recalled his good work in helping troubled young people...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Larry Linn, on Jun 3, 2014 at 2:34 am | 35 comments | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton driver killed in early Saturday morning crash on I-680 in Danville

The Contra Costa County coroner's office reported Sunday that Michael Rose, 46, of Pleasanton, was the driver killed in a...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Larry Linn, on Jun 2, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 50 comments | 3581 Views

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Pleasanton LDS Reorganize Stake Presidency

The Pleasanton California Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a change in the second counselor...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1250 Views

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Forever and free

Stoneridge patrons were shopping for more than just clothing and housewares this weekend. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/01/forever-and-fr...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Jun 2, 2014 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 1111 Views

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New Leaf Partners with Rainbow Light for Women's & Children's Health

New Leaf Community Markets was welcomed into the Circle of Care corporate social responsibility partner program of Rainbow...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jun. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 331 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions contribute over $1.5 Million to Tim Sbranti's Campaign

Check it out on the CA Secretary of State website: http://cal-access.ss.ca.gov/ These union contributions, by themselves,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fire Guy, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:49 pm | 10 comments | 399 Views

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Pedestrian struck, killed by ACE train at Santa Rita Road rail crossing Friday night

A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train last night at the Santa Rita Road rail crossing...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Stacy, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:26 pm | 5 comments | 4481 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A new era in police vehicles rolls into Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department's marked patrol car fleet is transitioning to an entirely new era of police vehicles. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 1, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 37 comments | 7812 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs $62.8 million senior housing redevelopment

Work is expected to start next year on replacing the aging apartments at Pleasanton Gardens and Kottinger Place with a $62.8...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by john, on Jun 1, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 1072 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Wieckowski v Hayashi in the 10th Senate District Primary

You can't make this stuff up. Thankfully this is in somebody else's district; if these people were running here in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 1, 2014 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High students, parents upset over invalid AP test scores

Students and parents are frustrated and outraged over College Board's recent decision to invalidate 400 students' Advanced...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nemo Wonderful, on May 31, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 11 comments | 4875 Views
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