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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton school board OKs new deputy superintendent position at nearly $200,000 on 3-2 vote

On a split vote, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday decided to give a promotion to the district's assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jackie, on Dec 20, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 69 comments | 6625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Goodbye California, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 64 comments | 6597 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal, Michigan State today in Rose Bowl

With the Rose Bowl today, Stanford coach David Shaw has been fielding some of the same questions all week and Monday's final...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by From The Sheds, on Jan 1, 2014 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 6596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Illegal cash-out bond refunding

At the 3/22 PUSD school board meeting, a citizen raised concerns about trusting PUSD with more taxpayer funds (via Measure...

Original post made by PEVC on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:31 pm | 220 comments | 6582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart Market goes to Pleasanton Council for final vote tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. tonight to make a final decision on whether Walmart can...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on May 8, 2012 at 1:39 pm | 7 comments | 6572 Views

SPORTS

Foothill alum looks to NFL after record-setting college career

Scan the list of all-time Pac-12 passing leaders, and it reads a lot like a who's who of some pretty good National Football...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Rick S, on Dec 15, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 6556 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawyer: no conflict seen between school board member, union official spouse

The Pleasanton school district's attorney doesn't see a conflict of interest issue regarding Board Member Jeff Bowser and...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Conflict of interest, on Nov 27, 2011 at 11:56 pm | 77 comments | 6518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 6518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cell phone alerts jolt Pleasanton residents as police search for San Diego killer, kidnapper

Many Pleasanton residents were jolted awake Monday night and during much of the day yesterday when they received unexpected...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Does the Amber Alert use up your minutes?, on Aug 11, 2013 at 9:24 am | 11 comments | 6515 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly tried to coerce Vintage Hills student into car

A 9-year-old Vintage Hills Elementary student was approached by a woman who allegedly told the girl to get into her car at...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43 am | 5 comments | 6500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thorne blocks City Council consideration of downtown bank banning ordinance

Councilman Jerry Thorne temporarily blocked the City Council's consideration last night of a proposed new rule that would...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bank Ban is ridiculous, on Mar 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 42 comments | 6498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens open Airsoft gunfire on children

Rathbone Way is not a main street with heavy traffic, so the Rhodes brothers often play basketball in the street. Combined...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Amazing, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:14 pm | 29 comments | 6482 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning to go to S.F.'s Cliff House this weekend? Don't, it's closed

San Francisco's famous Cliff House restaurant Thursday joined other popular attractions that closed as a result of the federal...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 6481 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board set to promote top administrator to deputy superintendent at $188,864 annual salary

Pleasanton school board members tonight will consider a contract that will promote Luz Cazares, currently assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:33 am | 105 comments | 6474 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ever lived in an Eichler home? They're coming back

The moment she saw her first Eichler home in Sunnyvale in 2008, Monique Lombardelli fell in love. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Grant Mololo, on Jan 6, 2014 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 6474 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council saves 101-year-old house from wrecking ball--for now

The Pleasanton City Council saved a 101-year-old house just a block from the city's historic downtown from the wrecker's...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Property rights, on Aug 31, 2013 at 12:01 am | 16 comments | 6466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 6465 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Law would allow corporations to be 'socially responsible'

A new law passed by the state Assembly could, for the first time ever, make it legal in California for a corporation to put...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 3, 2011 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 6460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fr. Jim Sullivan @ CCOP

Does anyone know the REAL reason that Fr. Jim is leaving? It seems there has to be more going on "behind the scenes". We...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:28 am | 61 comments | 6430 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rount Table Main Steet Closed??

I just heard that Round Table on Main has closed - does anyone know why? Very sad that we lose yet another great place for...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 26, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 33 comments | 6396 Views
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Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
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