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SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The (PUSD) Board Failed!"

Cries of "The (PUSD) Board Failed!" came from the audience at tonight's school board meeting after the motion to restore...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 3, 2012 at 8:21 am | 59 comments | 3579 Views

AROUND TOWN

When will 99 Ranch Market open?

Anybody know when the 99 Ranch Market is due to open in the Rose Pavilion? I can't wait! I love their seafood. ...

Original post made by Mah on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Miranda, on Oct 4, 2009 at 4:10 am | 19 comments | 3579 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART fares rise 5% on first day of work in 2014

BART passengers will start their first day of commuting in the new year today with fares up an average of 5 %. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jan 7, 2014 at 11:13 am | 11 comments | 3578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds of Tri-Valley students joining county-wide program to walk or bike-ride to schools

Students in some schools in Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore are joining this week in an Alameda County-wide two-week program...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim van Dyke, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 3577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 3574 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are people saying that a balanced Federal Budget won't work?

I think the proposal to have balanced budget on a Federal level is a great idea - we wouldn't be in the mess we're in if...

Original post made by two cents on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Sick and Tired, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:27 am | 111 comments | 3572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax thread

I have been reading the blogs about the parcel tax issue becausesome folks were posting good informatin about how schools...

Original post made by Dave on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 5, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 27 comments | 3571 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police officer retires after 28 years

After serving 28 years in law enforcement, all with the Pleasanton Police Department, Officer Tom Hansen retired on April...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Congrats , on Apr 18, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 3571 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board moves forward with bond measure consideration

As a first step toward putting forward a bond measure for school funding, Pleasanton's school board voted to do a survey...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 2, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 65 comments | 3569 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 | 3569 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Mayor Ben Tarver dead at 63

Ben Tarver, active in Pleasanton politics for nearly 20 years and the city's mayor from 1992-2000, died yesterday in Penn...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Feb 6, 2011 at 10:37 am | 34 comments | 3568 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's not over yet! Alameda County still counting 100,000 unreported ballots

Candidates in close races need to keep their eyes glued to daily updates being provided by the Alameda County Registrar of...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Technology , on Nov 8, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 6 comments | 3567 Views

SPORTS

A Falcon Family

Tonight, just before kickoff in the season-opening game against Monte Vista, Foothill High School will honor Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 3565 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is religion a hobby?

When are we as a society going to wake up and treat religion the way it should be treated? It is a hobby, plain and simple,...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 11, 2011 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 3565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton schools' director of technology services resigns for post in Union City

Pleasanton Unified School District's director of technology services is planning to leave the district to return to the New...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by informed, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:32 am | 30 comments | 3564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please support effort to keep class sizes at 25:1 in Pleasanton

Thank you again Pleasanton community for all of your support! We have raised over $150k in pledges to support keeping...

Original post made by Keep class sizes low team on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 41 comments | 3563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Using Google Earth to visualise the Oak Grove project

Here is where you can download the kmz file I put together. http://zuul.org/sites/default/files/Oak%20Grove.kmz It opens...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Shelley, on Dec 17, 2007 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 3563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen dies in crash

Cameron Mitchell-Goulette had called his dad at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 as he was heading home to Pleasanton from Discovery Bay....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Mackenzie, on Feb 23, 2016 at 11:37 pm | 8 comments | 3560 Views

RESTAURANTS

Amarone's - you must try it!

My husband and I tried Amarones (next to New York Pizza) about a week ago and I have to say that I felt like I was right...

Original post made by Jillian on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Italian Food Guy, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 3558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second hearing on textbook sufficiency Tuesday night

The Pleasanton school board will hold the second public hearing on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Honors Pre Calc is a Joke at AVHS, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 3557 Views
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