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AROUND TOWN

Rally planned in Sacramento today for state, community colleges

Students, faculty and administrators from colleges around the Bay Area plan to be in Sacramento today to participate in a...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Just another thought, on Mar 24, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Germain case continued again; to appear in court March 25

Accused child molestor Henry Germain was in court again to yesterday, only to have the case be continued to March 25. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Former friend, on Mar 24, 2009 at 9:21 am | 7 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Local! Give The Mouse A Furlough And Shop Closer To Home

We shoppers irk local merchants when, despite layoffs, bankruptcies and shortage of government revenue accompanying the sharpest...

Original post made by Local Shop Owner on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Mar 23, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 17 comments | 1407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Save Pleasanton Schools

The newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools citizens' coalition kicked off its campaign last Sunday to gain voter support for...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by TonyWhitworth, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 143 comments | 4826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Budget

http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/Downloads/GenFundBudget0708.pdf http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/BudgetFAQ090130.cfm Above...

Original post made by TMI on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congresswoman Tauscher accepts state department post

Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, D-Alamo, today accepted an offer from the Obama administration to serve in a key post at the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Dominic Di Blasio, on Mar 23, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 1311 Views

SPORTS

PASS Adult Soccer League Registration

Registration for the Pleasanton Adult Sunday Soccer League has begun for the spring season. Teams must submit their registration...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1863 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

U.S. Attorney's Office arrests Vassallo in Ponzi scheme

In a late afternoon news conference in Sacramento, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced it has charged Anthony Vassallo for...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 23, 2009 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1448 Views

RESTAURANTS

Eddie Papa's is not to be missed

Eddie Papa's is on Hopyard, near Stoneridge. This place is wonderful! Regional American cuisine presented with style and...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 31 comments | 3432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairness of Proposed Parcel Tax to Renters

If the proposed parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools passes, it will be fairly simple for homeowners to pay the tax and...

Original post made by Beth Turner on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | 26 comments | 2379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School supporters wear red today to show teacher appreciation

Last week teachers, students and parents donned pink to in a statewide showing of support for schools. Today, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by DJohns, on Mar 22, 2009 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 1432 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV crashes into light pole, tree on Sunol Boulevard

A woman on her way to take her daughter to swim practice lost control of her SUV just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, jumped a curb...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:29 am | 36 comments | 1512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speeding driver killed on I-680 Saturday is identified

A man who died in a crash early Saturday morning on Interstate Highway 680 in Danville has been identified as 30-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Layoffs at my company, would like parcel tax solution

My company recently went through a merger. It was announced today that there will be up to 450 layoffs, some of these from...

Original post made by Steph on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by T, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:11 pm | 37 comments | 1659 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Registering to Comment

Postings on the parcel tax have been opened by citizens and by this paper's staff. But as soon as a posting disagrees with...

Original post made by Disagree w/B on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 6 comments | 1411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facing layoffs

School photos are usually memorable snapshots of the good times on campus. They are not like these shown on this issue's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 10 comments | 1748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Makes Renters Winners and Condo Owners Losers

Approximately one in seven students in the Pleasanton school district live in modest to high amenity attached housing units...

Original post made by frank on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 3 comments | 1420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

C-SPAN surprises PMS students with award for StudentCam video entry

Pleasanton Middle School eighth graders Matt Hardwick and Taylor denBroeder were surprised Friday with an honorable mention...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 21, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to request public information

Those of us taxpayers, need to fully investigate the school district activities for the spending of taxpayers dollars. You...

Original post made by Sara on Mar. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1256 Views
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