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Sides still at odds over step and column raises for teachers

As Pleasanton prepares once again to vote on a parcel tax, no single issue has received more attention than step and column,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:37 am | 94 comments | 2832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to Bach

Getting an invitation to play at the annual Junior Bach Festival is no easy task, which is why Christine Xu, 9, was ecstatic...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 8, 2008 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 2831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Footage catches alleged video surveillance business burglars

Four burglary suspects were caught with help from the very items they were stealing: equipment from a video surveillance...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2007
Last comment by J West, on Sep 16, 2007 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 2831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands turn out for festive Pleasanton holiday parade, tree lighting

Thousands turned out to watch Pleasanton's popular Hometown Holiday Parade Saturday night with heavy rains ending in mid-afternoon...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 2830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Graffiti 'artists' becoming more visible

Despite recent complaints about graffiti, Pleasanton police say there's not more -- it's just more visible. However, a recent...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 9 comments | 2829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened on Kottinger Drive?

A friend of mine called on Sunday to inform me of police activity near Kottinger Drive last weekend. I was told there was...

Original post made by Maria on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by john Adams, on Aug 2, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 7 comments | 2828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stockton man arrested in Safeway assault

Horacio Walls, an 18-year-old Stockton resident, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly striking a Pleasanton Safeway manager...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 3, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 2826 Views

SPORTS

FOOTHILL WINS NCS VOLLEYBALL

Saturday night karma came full circle as Foothill beat Amador Valley in the NCS Volleyball Championship game. Where's the...

Original post made by Justice is served on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by A mom from Foothill, on Jun 6, 2010 at 10:37 am | 18 comments | 2825 Views

AROUND TOWN

680 Toll Lane Frustrations

I've been wanting to write something about this for a long time--so here it goes: I *love* the toll lane on Highway 680....

Original post made by John F. on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott Horsly, on Jun 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 37 comments | 2825 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City sponsoring hawk-themed events

I read a year ago on the internet some of the mayor's emails that she was killing animals in her back yard to feed to her...

Original post made by Sam on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2007 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 2822 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Happy Meals' may disappear in San Francisco

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday gave final approval to an ordinance that would force fast-food restaurants...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Thoughts, on Nov 11, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 11 comments | 2822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reaches deal with teachers union, issues layoffs

The same night the Pleasanton School Board recognized May 9 as the "Day of the Teacher," it voted to lay off the equivalent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on May 18, 2012 at 10:56 am | 21 comments | 2821 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up in Pleasanton this week (hotels all booked up)?

I am trying to arrange a hotel booking for 4 nights this week for visiting family members. Monday night is open, but every...

Original post made by Downtowner on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Wmshawk, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 2821 Views

SPORTS

You guys really missed the boat... again

Brandon Crawford. Maybe you've heard of him? Rookie playing for the San Francisco Giants. Ringing any bells? Graduate of...

Original post made by Izzy on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Cubs Fan, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 2819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Campaign Finances

The City has an electronic system for reporting campaign finances on the city website. I found it quite interesting to look...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 2819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day

What are your thoughts about senior ditch day? Let them, or don't let them....

Original post made by Interested on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Roslin2016, on May 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 37 comments | 2818 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton teen's documentary set to be screened in New York

Incoming Amador Valley High School junior Jacob Baer's documentary has been selected to screen at the 2014 Varsity Brands...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 2818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Registration's Thorny Issue

In response to making people register for postings on the parcel tax issue, what ever happened to "...IT DEFEATS THE PURPOSE...

Original post made by Kiko on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Mar 27, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 26 comments | 2817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

27 positions on possible chopping block in Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to send notices of possible layoff for 27 full-time positions, fewer than expected...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:34 am | 107 comments | 2817 Views

RESTAURANTS

Extreme Pita opening here today

Extreme Pita will open its newest restaurant today at Crossroads Shopping Center at 4555 Hopyard Road. The new Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 2817 Views
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