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Pleasanton school board rescinds modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board unanimously voted Tuesday night to revert back to the traditional calendar starting the 2015-16...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by PUSDParent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 10:20 pm | 101 comments | 13451 Views


'Invest in veterans; Invest in our future '

This Veterans Day, people all over the nation will be celebrating the courage and sacrifice of the men and women who have...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by tom, on Nov 12, 2009 at 5:42 am | 11 comments | 13442 Views


Pleasanton Council OKs new street lights, telephone system costing $3.5 million

The Pleasanton City Council authorized the city staff Tuesday to seek low-interest loans that will finance the installation...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by artlover, on Jan 18, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 18 comments | 13437 Views


Pleasanton's State Senator DeSaulnier suggests law to block BART strikes

As BART's unions agreed to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system, one California lawmaker is suggesting...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:00 am | 44 comments | 13420 Views


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 | 13416 Views


Jerry McNerney pretends that green jobs are real

Jerry McNerney's office has deployed press releases this week, pretending that laid off NUMMI workers will get retrained...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:00 am | 15 comments | 13310 Views


Barbara Walters and Pleasanton

Barbara Walters has a new memoir, Audition, and on page 476 she writes, "...when the court sent him (Michael Milken) to...

Original post made by Laurene on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by 80's small timer, on Jan 6, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 16 comments | 13299 Views


2014 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund now underway

Today marks the start of the Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Ptown native, on Dec 19, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 13259 Views


Purple pipes coming to Pleasanton

Four agencies that provide water services in the Tri-Valley signed agreements Wednesday enabling the city of Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 11, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 7 comments | 13192 Views


School district loses ruling in Vranesh case

An attempt by the Pleasanton Unified School District to deny former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh a hearing into its...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 8, 2015 at 6:03 pm | 47 comments | 13186 Views


Testing America's new civility in Pleasanton

Politicians of all stripes joined with President Obama on Tuesday night in seeking civility in debating and enacting key...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike Hightower, on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 21 comments | 13017 Views


Settlement reached in claims against PUSD

Administrators of the joint powers authority that provides liability coverage to Pleasanton Unified School District has reached...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by ?????, on Aug 16, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 75 comments | 12921 Views


School board delays cuts, for now

While no reductions were made at Tuesday night's school board meeting, the deadline to make cuts and put a parcel tax on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 188 comments | 12908 Views


San Francisco Premium Outlets opens expanded center this morning

San Francisco Premium Outlets will open its 185,000 square-foot expansion on this morning, making it the largest outlet center...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Aug 17, 2015 at 8:13 am | 4 comments | 12791 Views


Cody Hall deemed 'potential threat to human life,' remains held without bail

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road will remain in jail without bond after a judge ruled...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Billy, on Nov 20, 2013 at 6:56 pm | 81 comments | 12763 Views


New Cal State University chancellor to earn $421,500 plus $30,000 supplement from CSU Foundation

Timothy White, now head of UC Riverside, will take over as chancellor of the California State University system in late December...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 14, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 8 comments | 12752 Views


Pleasanton school board to look at restoring programs, new savings from union, management concessions

At tonight's Pleasanton school board meeting, members will be looking at possible programs to restore, made possible by concessions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by i've had enough , on May 27, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 71 comments | 12743 Views


SEC alleges $40M Ponzi scheme involving Pleasanton businessman

A Pleasanton man has been implicated in a $40-million Ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Trisha, on Jun 17, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 36 comments | 12728 Views


Pleasanton school board votes to cut 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 10, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 81 comments | 12714 Views


Council approves plan to scuttle housing cap, open up more land for low-income housing

The City Council Tuesday approved a tentative settlement agreement with two affordable housing coalitions and the state attorney...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 55 comments | 12705 Views
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