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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kansas Raises Its Educational Bar: Other States Expected to Follow

With the Kansas State Board of Education preparing to vote on new science standards this year, the House Education Committee...

Original post made by Frank Baum on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Neil, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 842 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama seeks to restrict states' voting rights: Another play of the race card?

President Obama played the race card when he said Friday that his new voting-rights commission will help to prevent state...

Original post made by Liberalism NOT on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Grand Dragoon, on Feb 23, 2013 at 10:07 am | 9 comments | 842 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castro Valley suspects face attempted murder charges in fight with deputies

Three suspects have been charged with attempted murder for allegedly fighting with two Alameda County sheriff's deputies...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Prop187_imlaw, on May 9, 2014 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 842 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The National Mood

Interesting survey results from WSJ/NBC poll: "But a dark national view of how everybody in Washington is conducting the...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by DaleG, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 12 comments | 841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tolls to rise on Golden Gate as board looks for $50 million for 'suicide net'

The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District's Board of Directors certified Friday morning a final environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 7 comments | 841 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dublin to get government-paid electric car charging station

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Wednesday that it is funding more than 200 electric vehicle charging...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Smart Meters being rammed in place, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 16 comments | 841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Girltopia' show set for tonight as Scouts raise money for Haiti

Pleasanton Girl Scout troop 31473 will host its "Girltopia" show from 7 to 9:30 p.m. tonight at Pleasanton Middle School,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Marilyn, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Aiming high

Coaching a deaf basketball team is different from coaching a hearing team, says Debbie Ayres, who has coached college and...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by suny, on Jun 19, 2010 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I-580 freeway closed most of Sunday as police check for bombs after shootout

All lanes of I- 580 between Hwy. 13 and downtown Oakland exits were reopened Sunday night after being closed for hours following...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jul 21, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Solar for your home or business

I am interested in getting solar on my home in Pleasanton. Can anyone suggest a small company, not the Big cookie cutter...

Original post made by Thomas Blake on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Randy, on Aug 21, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 8 comments | 841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wheels wasteful spending

According to latest meet of their board on their web, they are about to award a contract to spend over 200k to fix an clunker. Recommendation:...

Original post made by Fred on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 3 comments | 841 Views

AROUND TOWN

No rate increase anticipated for Zone 7 customers until 2014

Zone 7 water users won't see a rate hike until 2014, thanks to ongoing cost-cutting measures from the water agency. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Zone 7 and beyond, on Oct 27, 2012 at 2:11 am | 1 comment | 841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Re: Pension reforms bode well for Pleasanton's future

According to Mr. Bing: ďa new three-year agreement Tuesday with the union representing 220 regular city employees that will...

Original post made by To: Jeb, City management, City Council on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:08 am | 7 comments | 841 Views

AROUND TOWN

The LOCAL Conservative momentum is building!

Below is a blurb David Harmer (Conservative) campaign manager sent to forward. They NEED you to show up in Manteca to support...

Original post made by Conservative Agenda Here: on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Conservative Agenda Here:, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 8 comments | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Little League, girls softball league openers re-scheduled to next Saturday

Opening Day for the Pleasanton Girls Softball League (PGSL) and the boys Little League teams has been re-scheduled to next...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 15, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pirates, Treasure & More

The event is from 2-2:45 p.m. April 10 at the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave. Enjoy a sneak peek at scenes...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pirate Radio, on Apr 9, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 840 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Birds of a feather!!

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Original post made by Bill Wilkins on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 25, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 840 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Goodbye To All

Goodbye to All: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovlrsFmrGiI&feature=player_embedded ...

Original post made by Dana on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 24, 2010 at 3:09 am | 2 comments | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stand Down at Fairgrounds serving those who served

Pleasanton has a village inside its borders today with a population that may top 2,000. The biannual East Bay Stand Down...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by PFC Hodges, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art in a park

Local artist Claudette McDermott enjoys a spring day while painting landscape on a recent afternoon in Pleasanton at the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on May 31, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 840 Views
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