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April 26th, 2008 is the next Beach Impeach!

I participated in the last event and it was a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and make a huge statement. Check...

Original post made by Janna on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:46 am | 68 comments | 2899 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 | 2899 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 | 2898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees get a paid Birthday Holiday?

According to the PUSD/CSEA contract (http://www.csea.com/content/chapterpubs/C/155/PUSD-CSEAContract-2008-2011-5-30-08.pdf)...

Original post made by Nomad on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:40 am | 16 comments | 2897 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

10 in Pleasanton protest plans to cut Social Security

Ten people, largely senior citizens, showed up at the Pleasanton office of Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) last Thursday...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 29, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 8 comments | 2897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Firms must pay to remove lead paint in older homes

In a final ruling that could affect older homes in Pleasanton, a Superior Court judge in San Jose increased the amount that...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by They knew, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2896 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Robys: Our couple of the year

Anne and Brock Roby have been named "Couple of the Year" for 2013, joining the select group of individuals and couples who...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Roger , on Mar 21, 2014 at 1:43 am | 7 comments | 2892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District asking School PTA groups to donate $5000 to PPIE

I have heard that the PUSD is asking that all PTA's in our district donate $5000 of PTA money to PPIE . Last time I checked,...

Original post made by Bait and Switch on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by pleasantonwasnice40yearsago, on Mar 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 34 comments | 2892 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Snowboard accident lands Foothill grad in intensive care

A snowboard jump at Northstar-at-Tahoe last Sunday landed Foothill High grad Eric Cavalli, 18, in Renown Regional Medical...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Mar 3, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 32 comments | 2891 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How much does a City Council seat cost?

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and community activist John Carroll, both committed council watchers and frequent speakers,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Angry, on Oct 30, 2012 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 2891 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Choosing a College? Think Learning, Not Earning

We live in a rapidly changing society. So, too, with our college and university systems, which increasingly have modified...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jakob, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2890 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Pleasanton Food Blog

Someone started a blog on food in Pleasanton. Looks good. http://eatinginpleasanton.com/...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 7, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 4 comments | 2888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin bicyclist killed in collision with car

An adult bicyclist, believed to be in his 30s, was killed in a collision with a vehicle in Dublin late yesterday, California...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by M. Green, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 34 comments | 2888 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor's Award goes to Scout leader, Special Olympics chairman Ken Mano

Ken Mano, a trail-blazer with Special Olympics, the Boy Scouts, and a host of Tri-Valley activities ranging from blood drives...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sue Gillispie, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 6 comments | 2888 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

B1 transportation sales tax measure loses by fraction of percent needed to achive 2/3rd majority approval

Alameda County Registrar David Macdonald reported today that final results of the Nov. 6 election show that the hotly contested...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Al, on Nov 20, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 2887 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 | 2884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A persuasive voice for a school parcel tax

If the Pleasanton school board is going to ask voters again next year to pass a parcel tax, as is likely, it can count on...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 1, 2010 at 8:15 am | 58 comments | 2884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds at memorial service Friday for Realtor Roy Dronkers

A celebration of life for Roy Dronkers Friday was just the kind of boisterous, fun-loving event the popular Pleasanton Realtor...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Sad, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment | 2884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery fails at Chase Bank in Pleasanton, succeeds at a Chase branch in Livermore

It was a zero-sum game for Pleasanton police and two would-be bandits who attempted to hold up Chase Bank Tuesday. The suspects...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 2884 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's the fuss over Black Avenue

Those who drive on Black Avenue must be wondering why all the fuss over occasional heavy traffic and why the need to spend...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:47 am | 23 comments | 2884 Views
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Skin cancer rates soaring as Baby Boomers age
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Begging to Differ
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School of Rock
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