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Just Wondering...

Why is the Fair closed on Tuesday? I know about the no horse racing on Wednesday, but why no Fair on Tuesday?...

Original post made by Jane on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by April Mitchell, on Jul 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 6 comments | 1557 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Special school board meeting tonight to hear about search for new superintendent

Pleasanton's school board will hold a public meeting tonight to hear an update from a consulting firm it hired to search...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by getitright, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 3 comments | 1557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please make sure your seniors go to school Monday

I just heard that many of the seniors at Amador (don't know about Foothill) are planning on declaring Monday "senior cut"...

Original post made by parent on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by sue, on Sep 15, 2009 at 8:57 am | 25 comments | 1556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Percussionists beat all

The Amador Valley High School winter percussion team took first place in the Northern California Percussion Association (NCPA)...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 1556 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Torrico introduces legislation to place officers at high schools

California Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico, whose district includes a portion of Pleasanton, this week introduced...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 16 comments | 1556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police looking for man who shoved topless woman into car

Livermore police are looking for a man who shoved a bare-chested woman into his vehicle on Monday morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1556 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big community turn-out for Army Capt. Jared Miller as he returns home from Afghanistan

Several hundred well-wishers from around Pleasanton joined in a rally to welcome home Army Capt. Jared Miller, 25, from a...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Janis Mulhall, on Dec 29, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 7 comments | 1556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board voting on reducing taxpayer protection

A March 23 board of trustees meeting agenda item is to support the initiative to reduce voter threshold for education parcel...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:37 pm | 32 comments | 1555 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lax Agency (OTS) that Caused USA's Financial Meltdown Finally Hits the Dust

The Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) whose pathetic lax 'oversight' caused IndyMac, AIG, Washington Mutual to fail, initiating...

Original post made by JL on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jeff Baker, on Dec 14, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 1555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Rita Jail launches 'smart grid' system to keep electric power on at all times

Federal, state and local officials along with representatives from Chevron inaugurated a new energy management system Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by aResident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 1555 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Y opens spacious new facilities in Dublin

Several hundred members and supporters of the Tri-Valley Y turned out Thursday night to celebrate the organization's headquarters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 6, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 1 comment | 1555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More auctions

The Independent wrote an article about the ILPS campaign the other day. Did anyone see it? 7/16 on page 5 I believe. There...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 28, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board selects Fremont assistant suprintendent to head its schools

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3997 posted Thursday, April 29, 2010, 4:41...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by It's fremont's HUGE LOSS, on May 13, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 18 comments | 1554 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Mammogram Guidelines: A Step Backward?

I'm concerned that the government is changing its recommendations for when and how often women should get mammograms. After...

Original post made by FamilyHistory on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by noone, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:12 am | 28 comments | 1554 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Marie Antionette Obama

>Dear Fellow Americans: For only the second time in my adult life, I am not ashamed of my country. I want to thank the hard...

Original post made by Mary on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 8, 2010 at 10:33 am | 14 comments | 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paris of vested people with clipboards at intersections

I have seen pairs of people with clipboards sitting at significant intersections around town. Anybody know who they are...

Original post made by Citizen on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by June, on Apr 16, 2010 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 1554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSR is NOT guaranteed by Measure G

The Pleasanton community has expressed the importance it places on class size reduction. Ask parents what they want to see...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Looking for real leaders, on May 15, 2009 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 1553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Tantrum Caught on Film by Student

A Tennessee math teacher became violent in the classroom and a student filmed it (it's on YouTube). There have been some...

Original post made by Sydney on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

German Program at Foothill cuts????

Heard some rumors the program may be getting some cuts... Does anyone know more facts? ...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 1553 Views

SPORTS

Foothill girls varsity in North Coast Section soccer playoffs

The Foothill girls' varsity soccer team finished out the regular season with a 1-0 win over Amador Valley, giving the Falcons...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Lessismore , on Feb 19, 2016 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 1553 Views
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