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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tony Dennis named 'Teacher of the Year' in Pleasanton school district

Tony Dennis has been named the Pleasanton Unified School District's 2015-16 Teacher of the Year. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by JP, on Apr 22, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vranesh hearing underway

On Tuesday, the first day of the hearing in former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh's appeal of his termination...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Video Camera's on Poles

Has anyone noticed the camera type things that have been installed on Valley Ave. for traffic going East. Several went up...

Original post made by Don on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 22, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 7 comments | 442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hearings begin next week for Vranesh, PUSD

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh will appeal his termination from Pleasanton Unified School District at a hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 22, 2015 at 8:15 am | 28 comments | 7747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE 'Run for Education' raises $96k

The third annual Pleasanton Run for Education, a fundraiser for the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 539 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police to get 3% raises in each of next 3 years

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association have accepted a new three-year contract, retroactive...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:51 pm | 42 comments | 2659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 20, 2015 at 3:43 pm | 15 comments | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too Loud - Alameda County Fair Grounds

Sunday, April 12, 2015 @ 9:00 PM I've been a musician and audio engineer for more decades than I care to mention, so if...

Original post made by Steve Rosefield on Apr. 12, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:44 am | 52 comments | 2624 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Some news on attorney Spencer Freeman Smith hit-and-run trial

This is the labor attorney that killed a cyclist on Dougherty Road with his Mercedes, drove home to San Ramon, and hid his...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by MP, on Apr 18, 2015 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 213 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police officer retires after 28 years

After serving 28 years in law enforcement, all with the Pleasanton Police Department, Officer Tom Hansen retired on April...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Congrats , on Apr 18, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 2425 Views

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Zone 7 reminds Tri-Valley to 'stay the course' during drought

Due to high levels of water conservation in Zone 7 Water Agency's customer service area, the community is already in a position...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Apr 18, 2015 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man gets 16 years for molesting student

A Pleasanton man was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a second-grader in his classroom...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 18, 2015 at 7:48 am | 8 comments | 2784 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AVHS hosts 'Every 15 Minutes' Thursday, Friday

The Pleasanton Unified School District and the Pleasanton Police Department will hold the "Every 15 Minutes" program at Amador...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by AmadorParent, on Apr 17, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 9 comments | 3075 Views

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School board to consider STEAM preschool tonight

The Pleasanton school board is scheduled to discuss and possibly approve district staff's proposal for a STEAM Preschool...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 17, 2015 at 2:08 pm | 14 comments | 1809 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Very interesting water usage monitor product

Came across this recently: http://www.belkin.com/us/p/P-F7C042/ No release date yet, but could be a really good tool...

Original post made by PL on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 152 Views

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Comcast expanding Ethernet service to Pleasanton Valley Business Park

Comcast Business has announced an expansion of its multi-gigabit Ethernet service to business parks in Pleasanton, Hayward...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Joanne, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1337 Views

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Services Saturday for George Farrell, 54, who died while riding bicycle

Services will be held at noon Saturday at the Pleasanton Senior Center for George Farrell, a 25-year employee in the city...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Mr Soccer, on Apr 16, 2015 at 9:30 am | 4 comments | 2741 Views

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Pleasanton PTA seeks 'Excellence in Education' nominations

The Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Council is accepting nominations for the 25th annual Excellence in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by olsenmacwel, on Apr 16, 2015 at 3:45 am | 1 comment | 672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alternatives to parking at Bart at Stoneridge Mall?

Several times a month I have to take BART into the city on business. The past few times I have tried, there are no parking...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Map, on Apr 15, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 11 comments | 3637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh haring started yesterday?

Anyone know if the Jon Vranesh hearing started yesterday?...

Original post made by Helen on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 15, 2015 at 9:43 am | 7 comments | 1182 Views
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