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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves student achievement plans

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved the Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSA) as recommended by district...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by AV Teacher, on Feb 13, 2015 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 2502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by JoAnna Jensen , on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:31 pm | 79 comments | 8032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ptownlife.org Poetry Contest Underway: Deadline 3/6/15

Ptownlife POETRY Contest February 2015 Official Rules: You must be a member of Ptownlife to participate – Join now! Only...

Original post made by Ptownlife.org Web Team on Feb. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 197 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's economy: A very good year for City of Planned Progress

Wrapping up her work as Pleasanton's finance director for the last 4-1/2 years, Emily Wagner has given an upbeat assessment...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 12, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 10 comments | 4845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin Water Park

I see that Dublin thinks that water slides are a good idea, they will be building 4 giant water slides plus other water park...

Original post made by oldtimer on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by lll, on Feb 12, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 396 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti Problem

Pleasanton seems to be experiencing an increase in graffiti - some of which could actually be gang related - check out the...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by gary birtles, on Feb 12, 2015 at 6:38 am | 32 comments | 3216 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State contacting one million income tax non-filers

If you didn't pay your California taxes in 2013, the state's the Franchise Tax Board is looking for you. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on Feb 11, 2015 at 7:29 pm | 3 comments | 1757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Homework Policy

Students are only supposed to be getting 2 hours of homework each night (about 20 minutes per class). It's clear to me and...

Original post made by Angry on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Parent of 2, on Feb 11, 2015 at 7:21 pm | 12 comments | 938 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fire department donates two out-of-service fire trucks to Tulancingo

Two fire-fighting vehicles that were about to be retired from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department fleet have been donated...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on Feb 11, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 3204 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Asian teens express angst in essays in Tri-Valley

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 28 comments | 5033 Views

SPORTS

Confessions of a Soccer Parent

It's been almost four days since my daughter tried out for Rage's competitive soccer team. ((Four long angonizing days))...

Original post made by Soccer on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by dear soccer mommie, on Feb 11, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton man charged with embezzling from Little League

A former president of Pleasanton American Little League was arrested Thursday morning after police allege he stole more than...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 11, 2015 at 9:19 am | 25 comments | 10539 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD 'We The People' teams finish strong at state competition

The Amador Valley High and Foothill High "We The People" Competition Civics teams had strong showings at the state competition...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jeriannmay, on Feb 11, 2015 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 3495 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton, CA, Senior Care Experts Work to Reduce Local Hospitalizations This Winter

Hospitalizations are a serious concern for area seniors. Rather than a hospital stay beginning the road to a full and successful...

Original post made by HISC2015 on Feb. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anthem data hack affects up to 80 million customers, employees

State agencies are investigating how a data breach affecting the personal information of as many as 80 million Anthem customers...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by chemist, on Feb 9, 2015 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 1910 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Please Vaccinate your Children

There should not be a measles outbreak in the US in 2015. So sad. Hope it doesn't spread to Pleasanton....

Original post made by BobB on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 8, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 18 comments | 903 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill athletes sign letters of intent

In honor of National Signing Day, seven Foothill High student-athletes were recognized at a small ceremony Wednesday morning...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 8, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 4728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council approves new $2.45 million firefighters contract

It took just a few minutes Tuesday night for the Pleasanton City Council to ratify a new 3-1/2-year contract with unionized...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 7, 2015 at 10:38 am | 11 comments | 2363 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: The arrogance of the Air Quality Management District

The bureaucracy that is California's Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) consists of the most selfish, self-centered,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 6, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 13 comments | 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Pleasanton

Young dancers from Xiaopei Chinese Dance will perform their "Healthy Babies" dance at the Pleasanton Public Library at 2...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Xiaopei Gelb, on Feb 6, 2015 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 2236 Views
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