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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High plant sale today to benefit Special Ed program

The special ed classroom at Foothill High School is having its annual spring plant sale today. Proceeds will support the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mom O2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1040 Views

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East Pleasanton Task Force meets tonight at city's Operations Center

The East Pleasanton Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. this evening, April 8, at the city's Operations Service Center meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by J Flack, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 828 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly presents Holiday Fund checks totaling $75,433 to 10 nonprofits

Ten nonprofit organizations have received checks from the Pleasanton Weekly 2012 Holiday Fund campaign that raised $75,433.20...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1128 Views

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CVS Pharmacy celebrating opening in Pleasanton's Gateway Center

CVS Pharmacy is celebrating the opening of its new Pleasanton store in Gateway Center with special prizes and prices. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Fredo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plesanton's Centerpointe preschool, former employee sued by parents of bound child

The parents of a 2-year-old who was bound with tape while in the care of Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 11436 Views

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Musical Improv-Puppets of Impulse at Amador Theater!

Creatures of Impulse, Bay Area’s popular teen improv troupe, presents Puppets of Impulse on Tour.  Combining for the first...

Original post made by Celia on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 10, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 721 Views

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Have Dog (Pack), Will Travel

When a person takes a dog for a walk, the beings at both ends of the leash benefit. Fresh air, exercise, exciting new sights...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carrie, on Apr 12, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2236 Views

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Escape!

That's not sweat on those exercisers' faces as they pump the pedals of the stationary bicycles -- that's a "sexy glow." Read...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Sally R, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

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$25 million in city reserves flushed down the drain

So let me understand. The city staff wants to declare Lund Ranch II exempt from Measure PP and allow them to build far more...

Original post made by Care to place bets? on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Kids Are Better Off Than Kids in Tonga: Cutting Through Liberal Mainstream Press Bias

Admittedly, the United States ranks 34 out of 35 on a UNICEF measure of relative child poverty in developed nations. And,...

Original post made by Arnold on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Talkers Foundation to provide free child developmental screenings today

The founders of the School of Imagination in Dublin and the Happy Talkers Foundation for Autism have teamed up with CBS and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mitch Sigman, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 2175 Views

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Pleasanton police searching for man missing for nearly 10 years

Pleasanton police are asking for the public's help to find a man who went missing nearly 10 years ago. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by just sayin', on Apr 24, 2013 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1041 Views

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Survivor's stories

While the bulk of people who attempt suicide are suffering from depression or another treatable mental illness -- 90 percent,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1048 Views

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Pleasanton's Historic Preservation Task Force meets tomorrow

The Pleasanton Historic Preservation Task Force will meet starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in city facilities at...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mr Cheney, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another failure -- Common Core Standards may be dropped?

The Washington Post reports that the so-called Common Core Standards that is supposed to be implemented nationwide next year...

Original post made by Titanic on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on May 2, 2013 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1466 Views

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I-580 W on-ramp work at Foothill?

What is going on with the barriers and the traffic "flow" reconfiguration on the Foothill-San Ramon overpass and the on-ramp...

Original post made by Grace on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Grace, on May 20, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

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Congressman Swalwell to speak at Rotary Club of Pleasanton luncheon meeting today

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will speak at the luncheon meeting at 12:15 p.m. today of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton....

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by , on May 2, 2013 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1113 Views

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TVAR will Participate in Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days

TVAR - Tri-Valley Animal Rescue will once again participate in the fourth annual Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days. Mark your calendar...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1232 Views

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Livermore man arrested for alleged child molestation

A Livermore man has been arrested for alleged child molestation and investigators believe there may be other young victims...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by The Man, on May 3, 2013 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 904 Views

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State PUC seeks to fine PG&E $2.25-billion for San Bruno explosion, largest fine ever in U.S.

Staff with the California Public Utilities Commission Monday recommended that the commission impose a $2.25 billion fine...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Brown, on May 7, 2013 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1004 Views
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