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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives direction on 'discipline, release or dismissal' of employee

The Pleasanton school board held a special board meeting Friday morning and gave direction to legal counsel on the discipline,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 20 comments | 7751 Views

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Swimmer charged in sexual assault gets probation in plea deal

A 21-year-old Pleasanton man and former swimmer at UC Davis has been convicted of a felony in connection with an attack on...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by pRes, on Jun 29, 2011 at 8:30 am | 8 comments | 7715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 Pleasanton school board members receive Masters in Governance certificates

Two members of the Pleasanton school board have just completed the California School Boards Association (CSBA) Masters in...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Apr 8, 2012 at 10:06 pm | 38 comments | 7697 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2014 Campaign Primaries Getting Serious

Buoyed by the Tea Party's government shutdown victory and Ted Cruz's ascending popularity, within the Tea Party, which includes...

Original post made by Ed Schwartz on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 7664 Views

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Will BART Management Wake Up to Reality?

Other posters, after salivating over the so-called lavish lifestyle of BART workers, then rather gutlessly close off response...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 12, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 89 comments | 7655 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High student shot, killed in baseball attack on police officer

Oscar Herrera, 18, a student at Foothill High School in Pleasanton, was shot and killed by a Dublin police officer late Sunday...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on May 8, 2014 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 7649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board postpones discussion on principal

Three people spoke in support of ousted Principal Jon Vranesh before the Pleasanton school board Tuesday night, although...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Will, on Dec 16, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 45 comments | 7641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board weighs new elementary school options

The Pleasanton school board decided not to decide whether to build new schools for an expected influx of new students in...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by The time is now, on Sep 20, 2013 at 4:00 am | 7 comments | 7631 Views

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Safeway launches holiday campaign to fight hunger

Safeway Inc. of Pleasanton launched its "Help Us End Hunger" food drive this week in an effort to help people who rely on...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Biff, on Nov 26, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 7629 Views

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Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 22 comments | 7617 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Karla Brown

By Karla Brown I am a Pleasanton businesswoman and 20 year resident of Pleasanton. Together with my husband Tim, we have...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by karla supporter, on Oct 6, 2012 at 10:39 am | 24 comments | 7585 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Wag Brigade' to help stressed-out SFO travelers

Stressed out travelers at San Francisco International Airport will soon have the opportunity for a little canine therapy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 7569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen, Miller lead Pleasanton school board race

Incumbent Joan Laursen and challenger Mark Miller were elected Tuesday to the Pleasanton school board with Laursen leading...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 25 comments | 7561 Views

AROUND TOWN

New LED street lights

What are peoples thoughts on the new LED street lights that they started installing last week? If they haven't been in your...

Original post made by D on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by franco, on Apr 11, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 43 comments | 7558 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill teacher arrested on drug charge undergoing treatment, escapes jail time

A Foothill High School teacher arrested for smoking oxymorphone in Livermore will get drug treatment -- not jail time. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 59 comments | 7547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CANDID CAMERAS IN HIGH SCHOOL BATHROOMS

Has anyone heard about the cameras placed in the high school bathrooms? We have no budget for our schools, but the school...

Original post made by Mom of 5 on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tea Party Patriot, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 40 comments | 7539 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol believed to be a factor in Foothill Drive crash

Police are looking into the likely possibility that alcohol was the cause of a car accident last Saturday that killed a 19-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Nov 9, 2007 at 8:21 am | 96 comments | 7532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas tree collection schedule

Christmas trees will be picked up by Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 941 Saturday for a small donation or by Pleasanton Garbage...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by AlP, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 7521 Views

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Prop 8 puts discrimination in the Constitution

Dear Pleasanton Neighbors, After weeks of reading about Prop 8 in the news, I feel compelled to write. I know this is...

Original post made by Tara Walsh on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by PJ, on Oct 30, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 7517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbor busted in home burglary

Pleasanton police have arrested a local woman for burglarizing her neighbor's home after the victims spotted her wearing...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Chief spiller, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 7516 Views
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