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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 3786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a duh-sease, on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 3786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confidential school board emails/reports from Superintendent to school trustees?

Based on another thread from someone from Civic Square called uniformed talking about the Palo Alto district, I was looking...

Original post made by Lou on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lou, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 15 comments | 3785 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Men stabbed at downtown Shell station

Two men were reportedly stabbed at the Shell gas station at Vineyard Avenue and First Street around 6 p.m. Wednesday night....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 23, 2008 at 10:01 am | 42 comments | 3785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three incumbents announce candidacy for school board seats

All three incumbent Pleasanton school board members have confirmed they will seek reelection this fall as their terms expire,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 11, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 33 comments | 3783 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Questionable borrowing leads to a mountain of school debt

Cash-out bond refinancing done by the Pleasanton Unified School District will cost taxpayers more than $9 million over 20...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth Dallmann, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:01 am | 84 comments | 3782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plea deal gives drunk driver 4 years in prison

A drunk driver who killed her friend and seriously injured another driver has agreed to a plea deal this morning that will...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 16, 2008 at 6:48 am | 43 comments | 3782 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

DeSaulnier announces run for Congress

It didn't take long for State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) to throw his hat in the ring for a bid to replace retiring...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Lawrence Antz, on Jan 16, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 3781 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Jobs' - Gets the look right in production design, casting

"Jobs," a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, gets the look right in its production design and its casting, a point...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 3780 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Group celebrates summer solstice at Pleasanton's Centennial Park

A hearty group of early morning risers joined together at 5:42 this morning for the summer solstice traditionally held at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 3779 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rush Limbaugh Facts:

Rush Limbaugh is an ACTOR. He made 33 MILLION in 2007. Rush DROPPED OUT of College as he was FLUNKING his classes. So,...

Original post made by Rush on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fact, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 108 comments | 3778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is a locally filled initiative newsworthy?

I find it interesting that a citizens initiative was filed in the City of Pleasanton last Tuesday called "Save Pleasanton’s...

Original post made by Steve Brozosky on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Tired of Steve B, on Oct 27, 2007 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 3777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Micaela Ochoa named deputy superintendent of Pleasanton schools, succeeding Luz Cazares

Several new leaders will be stepping into their roles this week after Pleasanton's school board approved a new deputy superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Turning a corner?, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 3776 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New electric vehicle charging stations turned on at Civic Center, 2 other locations

New charging stations for electric cars were turned on Monday at a public "uncovering" ceremony at the Pleasanton Civic Center. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by ActuallyInformed, on Jan 7, 2014 at 5:42 pm | 36 comments | 3776 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Family farm opens in Castlewood

If you've driven along the tree-lined, scenic Foothill Road recently, you may have noticed that there are crops growing at...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Dave & Jon, on Aug 9, 2009 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 3775 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drive launches against Staples Ranch initiative

A citizens' group led by civic and business leaders has launched a campaign urging residents not to sign a proposed voter...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by Sara G, on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 3774 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail boosters promise 'blended' transportation system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 15 comments | 3773 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 | 3773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: 21-year-old Brentwood man arrested for providing alcohol

A 21-year-old Brentwood man is facing charges of purchasing and knowingly supplying alcohol to Laurel Williams before she...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by aaronw, on Nov 21, 2007 at 3:38 pm | 12 comments | 3772 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County's District attorney, criminal courts moving to Dublin next year

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley seemed quite neighborly last week when she asked local Realtors for their...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Apr 11, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 3772 Views
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