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AROUND TOWN

Commentary: City, school district to share issues, opportunities tonight

The Pleasanton City Council and Pleasanton school board will hold their annual joint meeting tonight to discuss issues of...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by justwondering, on Mar 28, 2011 at 9:18 pm | 4 comments | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bets place to watch the fireworks???

Where is the best place in town from which to view the fairgrounds' Fourth of July fireworks? (that is not inside the fairgrounds,...

Original post made by Country Fair family on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jul 5, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 1682 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

John Deming did not have drugs in his system

Article in the CCTimes today John Deming, the unarmed teenager who was shot to death by Pleasanton police, Did Not have...

Original post made by Diana on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 43 comments | 1682 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 | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Parent Project' helps with teen years

Calling all parents with troubled teens: There is light at the end of the tunnel. So says Teresa LeMay, who is teaching an...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Yes, on Sep 28, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science fair sees 'explosive growth' at county fairgrounds

Congratulations to the four winners and 646 other student participants at the recent Science and Engineering Fair at the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Winnie, on Jun 12, 2014 at 2:08 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama might release terrorists into US

In spite of significant resistance Obama said today that he will not rule out the release of Gitmo terrorists into the United...

Original post made by Richie Pierce on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jun 12, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 1681 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama here for Boxer fundraiser, tour of Fremont solar panel manufacturer

President Obama arrived Tuesday at San Francisco International Airport for a two-day visit to the Bay Area that will include...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by No stimulus for us, on May 27, 2010 at 12:22 am | 10 comments | 1681 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Santa Clara jury acquited the victim abuse case

The Atty General in PA, after the Sandusky fiasco, said from now on the victims/children will be heard. Today the Santa...

Original post made by Watcher on Jul. 5, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Please step back from the keyboad DK

Ok for the record I am not a Douglas Kebdall fan, I just don't think he is clever, funny or even entertaining in anyway....

Original post made by T.H. on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Oct 29, 2009 at 9:17 am | 20 comments | 1681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Put the palate to the test at Taste of Terroir on Thursday

Think you have a perfect palate for fine food and wine? Join a master sommelier and wine writers in tasting the Tri-Valley's...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 20, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nurses at Eden Medical Center, 7 other hospitals to stage one-day strike today

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at Edens Medical Center in Castro Valley and seven other Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 16 comments | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expected to get more state funding for staff

Pleasanton's school board is readying for a busy meeting Tuesday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/22/school-district-expected-to-get-mor...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Transplanted, on May 24, 2016 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1680 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unfunded Retiree Medical Benefit Liabilities

Ah, the local columnists are starting to have the discussion about unfunded medical benefit liabilities for retirees. http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12403771 "An...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 3 comments | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Patrick's Day celebrations today, tomorrow in Dublin

Dublin's annual St. Patrick's Day festival gets under way this morning with a 7 a.m. firefighters' breakfast, a 9:30 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the party affiliation of local candidates?

We just moved here recently and I have a difficult time assessing the local candidates without knowing their party affiliation....

Original post made by Jean on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 20, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 22 comments | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Community Bank names Billen 1st vice president

Valley Community Bank has promoted Bernie Billen to First Vice President and Manager of its Pleasanton office, succeeding...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MICHAL, on Dec 17, 2011 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major work on Bay Bridge's eastern span may be completed today

Construction on the Bay Bridge's new eastern span is reaching "another historic occasion" as workers finish the compaction...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Empty Pockets, on May 7, 2012 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1680 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:55 am | 5 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare tactic to get a “YES” vote on Measure G?

A question we've frequently heard talking to people is: "Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Facts Please, on Apr 29, 2009 at 9:01 am | 8 comments | 1679 Views
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