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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to look at new calendar process tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to discuss the process and timeline regarding the development of calendar options for...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

whats with the homeless man who hangs out by trader joes?

whats with the homeless man who hangs out by trader joes? yesterday i saw him holding on to a pole spinning his head around...

Original post made by another mpm on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 23, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 16 comments | 932 Views

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Amador Valley High's 'We the People' team holding fundraiser at 7 p.m. tonight

Amador Valley High School's "We the People" team is hosting a fundraising event from 7-9 p.m. tonight at the Firehouse Arts...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Mar 23, 2015 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2655 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alert citizen aids in arrest of prowling suspect in Pleasanton

A 20-year-old Sacramento man was arrested Wednesday morning after an alert citizen noticed a suspicious person prowling near...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Mar 22, 2015 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 3972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EngageNY-Ahmadi/Instructional Coaches choose SCRIPTED Louisiana math modules w/o teacher buy in for PUSD schools

As a teacher, I am appalled of the stunning incompetence of the school board in selecting (without letting the teachers know)...

Original post made by Robot Teacher on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Very disappointing, on Mar 22, 2015 at 9:54 pm | 5 comments | 893 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cabs vs. Uber

This week, the number of Uber vehicles on the street passed the number of cabs in New York City. Totally amazing when you...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by econowonk , on Mar 22, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home sales rally in East Bay

As the number of homes on the market continues to drop and purchase prices continue to increase, home sales are still strong...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by WG Mom, on Mar 21, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1065 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Downtown Doggy Day' set for March 28 in Pleasanton

Stores and restaurants will hold a "Downtown Doggy Day" March 28 on Main Street and adjacent streets to raise money for the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 20, 2015 at 10:04 pm | 8 comments | 1995 Views

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Pedestrian hit by car Thursday afternoon

A pedestrian was severely injured Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car on Hansen Drive and Hopyard Road. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by D Kline, on Mar 20, 2015 at 7:21 pm | 5 comments | 1870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident Hansen at Hopyard

Anyone know anything about the injury accident that happened this afternoon. Has Hansen Dr closed. A woman appeared very...

Original post made by Jeanine on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by TK, on Mar 20, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 590 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buchanan concedes State Senate race, endorses Bonilla in runoff

State Senate District 7 is poised for all-Democrat special runoff election this May between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by lll, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:26 am | 4 comments | 2749 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E RATES CONTINUE UPWARD

How often do you read those little pamphlets that come in your PG&E statement? Well, they are all about raising your energy...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by sky, on Mar 20, 2015 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Glazer, Bonilla hold top spots in State Senate race

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer was the top vote-getter in the State Senate District 7 special primary yesterday but fell well...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by w ron sutton, on Mar 19, 2015 at 7:34 pm | 7 comments | 2455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton seeking candidates for various commissions, committees, task forces

The city of Pleasanton is currently accepting applications to fill vacancies on several city commissions and committees. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by molly, on Mar 18, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 3231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Matt Sullivan's Letter to the Editor re: BART

This is so far off the beaten track (no pun intended) that I have to comment. It's in today's (Friday March 13's) full edition...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by June, on Mar 18, 2015 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 513 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Supervisor plans to offer vote to 16-year-olds

John Avalos, San Francisco Supervisor, is introducing a measure to lower the voting age in that city to 16. Depending on...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 196 Views

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State Senate special election set for Tuesday

The stage is set for Tuesday's special primary election that could decide the new state senator for District 7, which covers...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 17, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 13 comments | 3938 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations your parents trained you well. If you...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Me , on Mar 17, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 794 Views

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4 local Democratic Club Presidents support Joan Buchanan

Four Democratic Party clubs have endorsed Joan Buchanan's candidacy for the State Senate, with club presidents sending personal...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Anti-Public unions , on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:23 am | 48 comments | 3476 Views

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DSRSD securing supplemental water supplies

Water agencies in the East Bay and Sacramento Valley plan to voluntarily transfer 1,500 acre feet (AF) of water (488,776,500...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jesse, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:36 am | 4 comments | 1711 Views
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