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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Valentine's Day gifts for patients from Donlon students

A group of young patients at Children's Hospital in Oakland will celebrate Valentine's Day with warm, festive, decorated...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2014 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 2861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes job restorations, smaller classes

After years of paring down its budget, the Pleasanton School Board is considering bringing back some jobs permanently and...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bravo Chimest, on Feb 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 2787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We the People - Civics Competition

Congrats to the Amador Valley and Foothill students and coaches on their performance at the state level in Comp Civics! ...

Original post made by Citizen on Feb. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 382 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court extends deadline for California prison reduction

A federal three-judge panel Monday gave Gov. Jerry Brown's administration a two-year extension of a deadline for reducing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lock 'em Up, on Feb 13, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 7 comments | 2054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Malatesta new president of Pleasanton Downtown Association

Vic Malatesta, owner of Vic's All Star Kitchen on Main Street, was installed Tuesday as the new president of the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by mg, on Feb 13, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2271 Views

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Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 11 comments | 1865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ceremony today to name Bay Bridge after Willie Brown

The Bay Bridge's western span is being officially renamed today after former San Francisco Mayor and state Assembly Speaker...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by nancy s., on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 5053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metering Light is Causing Gridlock

Why is Caltrans allowed to turn on freeway metering lights when doing so causes gridlock on city streets? Today was the worst...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Feb 12, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 43 comments | 3539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton schools closed today

Pleasanton schools are closed today in honor of Lincoln's birthday and then again next Monday, Feb. 17, for Presidents' Day. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 12, 2014 at 10:33 am | 11 comments | 1763 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened to the story about PPD dispatcher bust!

There was a story about PPD dispatcher getting busted with meth! It was here this morning.......

Original post made by republicrat on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by republicrat, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 646 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feit out as CEO at ValleyCare Health System

Marcy Feit, ValleyCare Health System's president and chief executive officer since 1997, quit her post suddenly Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by furbur, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:37 am | 29 comments | 9500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to ponder restoring jobs, smaller classes

The Pleasanton school board will be looking at whether to permanently bring back some of the jobs it restored on a one-time...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by local, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 1759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AAUW Offers Scholarship to Local Women

The Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin branch of AAUW is now accepting applications from college women who will be of junior standing...

Original post made by Joan Leighty on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 11, 2014 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not a single story about the healthcare disaster?

The silence is deafening....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:52 am | 101 comments | 4311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 2591 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Special beef cuts recalled by Petaluma producer

A Petaluma-based company recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of meat Saturday produced over the last year that may not...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 3279 Views

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Cristiano named honorary president of Pleasanton real estate firm

Janet Cristiano has been named honorary president of Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Community Member, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 1081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No charges in case where man was left comatose outside his home

No charges will be filed against the teens involved in an altercation that left a Middleton Place man bleeding and unconscious...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by William H Tell, on Feb 10, 2014 at 11:38 am | 75 comments | 6412 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck, tools stolen from construction site

A truck and tools valued at nearly $58,000 were stolen from a construction site at the Stoneridge Creek retirement community...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 9, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 1677 Views

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Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by b, on Feb 8, 2014 at 5:16 pm | 57 comments | 9447 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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Saving Water
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