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Report details importance of national parks to Bay Area

A study released Monday by the Department of the Interior and the National Parks Service details the economic benefits the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Irv, on Mar 4, 2014 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 1611 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

See City Employee Salaries Thru New Website

Check it out.... http://transparentcalifornia.com/salaries/pleasanton/ While the salaries shown aren't egregious, the...

Original post made by Keri on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Mar 3, 2014 at 11:47 pm | 21 comments | 1903 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill student group protests anti-gay laws in Russia

More than 20 Foothill High School students spent their lunch hour Friday in silent protest of anti-gay laws in Russia. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ayllx, on Mar 3, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 16 comments | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why isn't the PUSD School Board Investigating Ahmadi

With all the controversy and accusations being bandied about regarding Superintendent Ahmadi's handling of internal personnel...

Original post made by Horatio on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, on Mar 2, 2014 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ahmadi Led PUSD Administrator Reign of Terror?

I can't help but notice that everyone ever associated as a principal or VP of Foothill High is either gone or has suddenly...

Original post made by What is happening? on Mar. 1, 2014
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Mar 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton board's action leaves principal's status unclear

The employment status of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh still isn't clear in spite of a 3-2 vote taken in closed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 33 comments | 8142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sandia's Livermore lab employees give $189,000 to charities – in New Mexico

Employees and retirees at Sandia National Laboratory in Livermore donated $189,154 last year to the lab's Employee Caring...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by James, on Feb 28, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 1795 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA explains decision not to file charges in Middleton Place case

Evidence indicates that the Pleasanton man found injured and unconscious outside his home on Middleton Place last September...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Chimp, on Feb 28, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 9 comments | 6141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves smaller classes for pre-kindergarten-3rd grade

Smaller class sizes for early elementary school students were approved by the Pleasanton School Board on Tuesday night, drawing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hoping, on Feb 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 4576 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Come put yourself into Melanie's paintings

An exhibit of Pleasanton artist Melanie Lackiís paintings will be on display today through March 18 at Studio7 Fine Arts...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mary Tam, on Feb 28, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 432 Views

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Kick Swalwell out, he Won't help with these phone calls

I have been on the do not call list since nearly day one. I have just gotten the 4th call so far today from people violating...

Original post made by do not call list worthless on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by huh?, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 821 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda court rules Overstock.com guilty of false advertising

An Alameda County Superior Court judge has found internet retailer Overstock.com engaged in false advertising and unlawful...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 27, 2014 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 3356 Views

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Women's History Month, NOW meeting

The Alameda County Tri-Valley chapter of the National Organization for Women (ACTNOW) will hold their March chapter meeting...

Original post made by MJ Casper on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by right, on Feb 27, 2014 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 688 Views

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scanner frequencies

just noticed that Livermore and Pleasanton Police changed their radio frequencies--does anyone out their have their new ones?...

Original post made by Megan on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by SpeedieB, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 3905 Views

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Alameda County Has Their Hand on Your Wallet

Alameda County Waste Management Authority proposes to collect a tax (called a fee) of $9.55 per year per residential unit....

Original post made by mooseturd on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marcus, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 27 comments | 3909 Views

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School board to consider five plans to cut early elementary class sizes

The Pleasanton School Board will look at two new scenarios for cutting class sizes for kindergarten through third grade at...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 26, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 6 comments | 1959 Views

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CarMax Auto Superstore coming to Pleasanton

CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer of used cars, plans to build a CarMax Auto Superstore on a 20-acre site at I-580...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Right wing nuts, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 14 comments | 6516 Views

SPORTS

Changes to be eyed in city's parks, recreation facilities tonight

The Pleasanton City Council and the Parks & Recreation Commission will hold a joint meeting tonight to consider updates to...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 26, 2014 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 1668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Q&A: Alameda County DA, on Middleton Place fight case

In the wake of the announcement that the Alameda County District Attorney's Office declined to press charges in the case...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:35 am | 59 comments | 3955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay East Realtors honor 5 for 2013 achievements

Five local real estate professionals have been honored by the Bay East Association of Realtors for their achievements in...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Arnold, on Feb 24, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 2165 Views
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