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All-electronic tolling to start in late March on Golden Gate Bridge

With the Golden Gate Bridge moving to all-electronic tolling by the end of March, bridge officials Wednesday began handing...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:43 am | 8 comments | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is an "instructional coach?" and why is PUSD funding instructional coaches rather than real teachers?

I have been following the thread on PUSD. It used to be that every time a buddy of a superintendent or administrator "retired,"...

Original post made by Boondoggle on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 21, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 23 comments | 7802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton set to start negotiations tonight with employees union

The City Council will open negotiations with the Pleasanton City Employees Association (PCEA) at its meeting tonight in...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Feb 21, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 24 comments | 3869 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Approval Ratings Through the Roof! Proving Spread of Disease of Liberalism

As President Obama faces a tough showdown with congressional Republicans over the looming sequestration cuts, a new poll...

Original post made by Wither America? on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Unphased by facts, on Feb 21, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scholarships available for Foothill, Village, Amador High Schools

One month until scholarship applications are due for Amador Valley Scholarships, Inc. Last year we awarded $23,500 in scholarships...

Original post made by Mary Reding on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Dorothy, on Feb 21, 2013 at 10:42 am | 5 comments | 1317 Views

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Police nab daytime burglar

Lincoln's birthday may be in part responsible for the arrest of a Discovery Bay man in a Pleasanton burglary. Two juveniles...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 18 comments | 1880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board ponders plan to restore $2.7 million in jobs

The Pleasanton school district is considering adding some jobs that were cut in 2008, including a lead trainer for technology...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 31 comments | 13851 Views

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BART to hold one-week test of allowing bikes on trains during commute hours

BART will conduct a week-long test program from March 18-22 allowing bicycles on all trains at all hours. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking near San Francisco's AT&T Park getting pricier

Parking near San Francisco's AT&T Park is getting pricier in the evenings and during events at the ballpark starting next...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Simon Says, on Feb 20, 2013 at 1:41 pm | 3 comments | 942 Views

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Cash mob hits downtown Pleasanton at 6 p.m. tonight

The "Cash Mob" is at it again. These groups that meet to patronize a specific local business have been popping up across...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Amazing, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:39 am | 12 comments | 962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High wins state 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School captured first place in the "We the People" state finals last Saturday in Bakersfield, topping...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 20, 2013 at 7:15 am | 3 comments | 3276 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Global Warming a Ruse for Creeping Communism? Chairman Gore Pontificates on Income Inequality

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore says the American media and outsize effect of corporate money...

Original post made by Our Freedom Is at Stake on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 3734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car Fire

Does anyone have any information on the car fire on Vineyard Avenue on Saturday, February 16th around 12:30pm? My husband...

Original post made by ccwc on Feb. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 779 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Real Estate Matters: Deal killers are superstitions, core beliefs

There are two types of deal killers in real estate: those that are correctable or avoidable and those that are core beliefs...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Godlike, on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 9 comments | 4740 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State Assembly eyes laws on gun liability, buy-back programs

State Assemblymen Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) and Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles) have introduced legislation that would require...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mavis, on Feb 18, 2013 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 1623 Views

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Cash mob hits downtown Pleasanton at 6 p.m. tomorrow

The Cash Mob is at it again. These groups that meet to patronize a specific local business have been popping up across the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 6876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home Schooling an Option in Pleasanton?

My husband and I moved into Pleasanton a couple months ago and we really love it. The people hear are great. We're not...

Original post made by Johanna Weissen on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Godless, on Feb 18, 2013 at 6:16 am | 13 comments | 1435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rick Perry's Pitch: "Come to Texas, You're Kids Won't Change"

Rick Perry, in yet another effort to woo businesses and families from California to the mecca of Texas freedom and liberty,...

Original post made by Fred Glendenning on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Godless, on Feb 18, 2013 at 6:05 am | 13 comments | 1092 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kathy Narum launches campaign for seat on Pleasanton City Council

Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum launched her bid for election to the Pleasanton City Council at a breakfast fundraiser...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by local, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:22 pm | 35 comments | 2043 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Do All Tyrants Have Huge Egos? Obama Pitches His Own Book

At today’s Google+ “fireside hangout” with President Obama, the president was asked to recommend a book that would help opponents...

Original post made by Tea Party Proud on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Serious Gina, on Feb 17, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 11 comments | 3675 Views
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CIA’s Five Stages of Woe
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Las Positas Foundation CEO Ted Kaye announces his retirement
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 1,096 views

Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 666 views