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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 mechanism, on Sep 29, 2014 at 11:53 am | 59 comments | 15072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jerry Brown bans expulsions for "willful defiance" and vetos compulsory kindergarten

It looks like Jerry Brown has taken steps to curtail school administration abuses. On Saturday, he signed a bill to eliminate...

Original post made by Common sense on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:01 am | 7 comments | 1238 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Pleasanton Weekly made a big move!

What was the move? BANNING CHOLO! Oh Cholo.... you were so popular! Everyone knew who you were... now that you are gone we...

Original post made by Impressed on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 28, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 5 comments | 591 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New law changes California's initiative process

New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by TonyAndrade, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We need to improve how we address the school board!!

Whenever someone goes up to the podium to speak, they never seem to have a lot of vigor (exception: this one man who speaks...

Original post made by MyRoleModel on Sep. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Common Core on Pleasanton school board's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton school board will consider a report on the 2014-15 Common Core State Standards in mathematics at its meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 30 comments | 3140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red Coats is problem - Stop deleting my thread

This thread was deleted because it was based on unverified information and rumor. Because the author is anonymous, it is...

Original post made by M. on Sep. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 408 Views

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 | 3713 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 | 1302 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 | 1179 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 | 1248 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 | 1651 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 | 2527 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 | 3576 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 | 297 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 | 2015 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. 387 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. 656 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 | 1261 Views
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