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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 | 4350 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 | 3961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1423 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 | 7035 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 | 2257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents quiz experts on new teaching and testing method

Parents last week got a taste of what their kids will be learning in a new educational model known as Common Core State Standards. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by MAF, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:07 am | 5 comments | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin Suggests Using Recycled Toilet Water for Drinking?

It was reported the Vice Mayor Jerry Pentin "... asked staff at a November council meeting about perhaps using recycled water...

Original post made by Matt Morrison on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 7, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 7 comments | 780 Views

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Amador DECA headed to state competition

Fresh off their award-winning performances at the Northern California DECA District Conference, more than 100 Amador Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 3176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to Pleasanton's “Central Park” on the Bernal Property?

Remember all that big talk 10 years ago regarding the development of a large “central park” on the Bernal Property? This...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Feb 7, 2014 at 10:02 am | 12 comments | 2894 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water outlook more positive for Tri-Valley

With drought concerns at the forefront statewide after the governor's emergency proclamation last week, current water availability...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by FactChecker, on Feb 7, 2014 at 1:12 am | 7 comments | 5121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands in fees taken from unsuspecting citizens, yes YOU!

We've been had! Somehow yet another "Board" has managed to dip into your wallet and take money from all of us. And unless...

Original post made by Opt out of Garbage fee ripoff on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stop Insanity !, on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 8 comments | 2949 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

John Muir, San Ramon Medical to open health clinic in Pleasanton

San Ramon Regional Medical Center and John Muir Health have acquired a building with more than 92,000 square feet at 5860...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 6149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campana Jazz Festival set for Saturday in Pleasanton

The 39th annual Campana Jazz Festival will be held at Amador Valley High School from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Marilyn Palowitch, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2198 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teens: Want to visit Tulancingo?

Learn about Pleasanton Tulancingo Sister City Association's teen cultural exchange from 8-9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12, at...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1401 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Carpool to San Jose downtown

I know there are a lot of people driving to San Jose to work, my coworkers and I carpool to San Jose downtown near city hall...

Original post made by JJ on Feb. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 500 Views

SPORTS

On track: Sport teaches speed, strength, self-reliance

Faster is better. Jorge Quero can't stress this enough. "For the high school athlete looking to play a collegiate sport,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Fhs track parent, on Feb 5, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 5 comments | 4263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fraud Trial --- City Councilmember Cheryl Cook-Kallio Slammed in Trial

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that Cheryl Cook-Kallio has been slammed as "notorious for not reading their board packets."...

Original post made by Useless politicians on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Useless politicians, on Feb 5, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hacienda Housing Park or China Town

Hacienda Business Park is the biggest mistake in Pleasanton history. All we can do now is build housing and schools. They...

Original post made by Jim on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 24 comments | 1185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council meets tonight on Bernal Park improvements

The Pleasanton City Council starts out its February meetings tonight with a full agenda that includes consideration of a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dog Owner, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 1536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school tutoring

We have 9th grader and wanted to know if we can find partner parents who are strong in tutoring English related topic such...

Original post made by Janet on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 582 Views
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Bidding my Maverick Bye-Bye
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'General Lee' banned; political correctness gone too far?
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Special session to tackle two key issues
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 508 views

When Students Consider Non-Portfolio Design Schools
By Elizabeth LaScala | 2 comments | 399 views