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Helping others better understand English

They volunteer to give back to the community, but what they don't expect to gain from the experience are the friendships...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 25, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 1872 Views

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Dublin post office to be named for Dr. Jim Kohnen

A Congressional bill to name the U.S. Post Office in Dublin as the "James 'Jim' Kohnen Post Office" passed the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by sports park, on Jun 25, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 1410 Views

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Pleasanton water czar says cut usage or pay

It's going to be a long, hot summer in Pleasanton with little water to cool us down. The City Council mandated a 25% cut...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 24, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 257 Views

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Pleasanton Sports Park renamed for Ken Mercer

Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Park, a main public sports complex that extends northeast of Hopyard Road along Parkside...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by academicjock, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:36 am | 14 comments | 3255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Meeting Confusion...???

Okay... at the last school board meeting they kept on bringing up "object 10.9." At first the board brought it up but they...

Original post made by CURIOUS on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gram-ME, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 334 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHERE IS THE MISSION STATEMENT

The Pleasanton weekly, owned by a Palo Alto publishing company, apparently does not have a mission statement. I searched...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 23, 2014 at 9:50 pm | 11 comments | 345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board set to vote on possible modified calendar

The Pleasanton school board is set to vote on the instructional calendar for the 2015-16 school year in open session at next...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by shocked parent, on Jun 23, 2014 at 10:44 am | 25 comments | 4066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

RAMIFICTIONS OF JURY DUTY

Every twelve months or so I get a juror summons. The last tree years or so I was excused using the juror hot line. This time...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by mjarivers, on Jun 23, 2014 at 7:17 am | 26 comments | 985 Views

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Alameda County Fair opens to huge crowds

The Alameda County Fair began its 102nd year Wednesday with opening day crowds streaming in to take advantage of $1 admission...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jun 21, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 2640 Views

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Group celebrates summer solstice at Pleasanton's Centennial Park

A hearty group of early morning risers joined together at 5:42 this morning for the summer solstice traditionally held at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2286 Views

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Pleasanton reacts to teacher tenure ruling

The Pleasanton community is beginning to offer its reactions to last week's court ruling that found California's teacher...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 21, 2014 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 1640 Views

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Number of homes for sale, prices soar in Pleasanton

Real estate markets in the East Bay seem to be defying Economics 101 as the supply of homes for sale and sales prices are...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Native, on Jun 20, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 33 comments | 3374 Views

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Alameda County Fair opens next Wednesday

The Alameda County Fair begins its 102nd year next Wednesday, June 18, with $1 admission and rides. The fair will run through...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 20, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 10 comments | 5021 Views

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LUMINARIA at Pleasanton’s “RELAY for LIFE” Honors Cancer Victims and Survivors

Pleasanton’s Relay for Life event for 2014 will be July 19-20 at the Pleasanton Middle School. Luminaria are decorated,...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 212 Views

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2,000 turn out for Rotary's Father's Day Spirit Run

Some 2,000 runners and their families turned out Sunday for the 21st annual Father's Day Spirit Run, an event hosted by the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Gregg, on Jun 19, 2014 at 8:03 pm | 5 comments | 1917 Views

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Teacher dismissal bill heads to governor

A bill that would reform the dismissal appeal process for certificated employees is being sent to Governor Jerry Brown for...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 12 comments | 1456 Views

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Kaiser Permanente Awards $50,000 to Axis Community Health

Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit in the Diablo Area has awarded $50,000 to Axis Community Health. The funds will be used...

Original post made by D. Erickson on Jun. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calendar 'option' on Pleasanton school board's agenda for tomorrow night

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for the June 17 meeting, which includes: a discussion and vote for an "alternative...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Shadow, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 60 comments | 3434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AMADOR GRADUATION SAFETY HAZARD

I want to make everyone who is planning on attending Amador’s graduation Friday aware of a safety hazard - one that caused...

Original post made by Amador mom on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Amador mom, on Jun 16, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 8 comments | 686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fyi...Film Showings About "Common Core" July 22

I have heard a great deal about Common Core and am very concerned about what I've heard. I intend to do more homework about...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Jun 16, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 13 comments | 529 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,100 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 785 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 485 views