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Pleasanton school leaders: Schools are safe

In the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the Pleasanton school district and school administrators are doing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 39 comments | 2155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you for saving the pulpit

Thank you Mr. John Gregory for saving the Lighthouse Church's beautiful pulpit. It would have been such a shame for that...

Original post made by Linda on Aug. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district stands by litigation over Neal School

After meeting in closed session Tuesday afternoon regarding the judge's ruling in favor of Signature Properties, the school...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 26, 2008 at 9:47 am | 11 comments | 2154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the 7 period day really worth the cost?

I don't think so. Students feel more pressure to take 7 periods, competition among students is just getting worse, and the...

Original post made by Anita on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 19, 2011 at 7:26 pm | 14 comments | 2154 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Imagination brings students success

Six sophomores from Foothill High School set out to use their problem-solving, teamwork and creative skills in the Global...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jun 28, 2012 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 2154 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Demands by BART's unions for 21% raise over 3 years simply unaffordable for BART, unreasonable by any measure

In these final days of Gov. Jerry Brown's "cooling off" period that temporarily halted the BART transit strike on Aug. 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 am | 53 comments | 2154 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What Happened to Katy?

Has anyone heard anything about Katy the girl that was driving when Laurel Williams was killed.....Sure hope Laurel's family...

Original post made by Chris on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 7, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2153 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway plans new 'Lifestyle' market here

A new complex of office buildings, retail stores and state-of-the-art Lifestyle Safeway Supermarket is being proposed for...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by Groceryboy, on Jun 26, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planners OK Fresh & Easy grocery for Rose Pavilion

Fresh & Easy, a British-owned grocery store, will open one of its larger California markets later this year in the Rose Pavilion...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by cholo #2, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your Lawn Mower

I was walking my dog today and saw a man start up a gas powered lawn mower to mow his small lawn. The noise was deafening....

Original post made by Ellie on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Dennis, on Oct 30, 2008 at 8:42 am | 41 comments | 2153 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pentin campaigns for City Council seat at Sunol estate fundraiser

Pleasanton City Council candidate Jerry Pentin's supporters joined in one of this year's election season's more elegant...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Pentin #1, on Sep 15, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 2153 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another anti-Prop 8 vandal at work....

What a learning experience for my children this morning as I was taking them to school. As we were going down West Las Positas...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by yomama, on Nov 4, 2008 at 9:22 am | 43 comments | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board - are they representing views of Pleasanton residents

A number of posts have noted concerns about the School Board - past and present. My question is, do you feel the current...

Original post made by Jennifer on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by LIZ, on Mar 1, 2009 at 7:53 am | 46 comments | 2152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosts Open House at Firehouse Arts Center

I am inviting the community to join me at a Community Open House at the planned Firehouse Arts Center. Saturday, October...

Original post made by Mayor Jennifer Hosterman on Oct. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley sees 14 home foreclosures in latest report

Four home foreclosures were announced this week in Pleasanton, with another five foreclosures reported in Livermore, three...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by wooden, on May 16, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 37 comments | 2151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spectators cheer vets, supporters in Pleasanton Veterans Day parade

A crowd estimated at well over 1,000 cheered marchers and trucksload of veterans and others Sunday at the 11th annual Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2150 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown builds a train. Walker invests in higher education.

Which one is taking care of their state's residents better? Brown builds a train: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/07/california-senate-approves-funding-for-hig...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by TEALover, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 2150 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 13, 2012 at 8:23 am | 4 comments | 2150 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council set to OK gas station next to Safeway with drive-through Starbucks coming next

A new Starbucks coffee shop with drive-through service is now planned for a vacant site next to Safeway's recently opened...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ms Araya, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 16 comments | 2149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REPULSED by the Measure E Wording on the Ballot

It is NO WONDER that BIG GOVERNMENT and BIG PUBLIC SCHOOLS win a larger and larger proportion of our tax dollars. With...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 47 comments | 2148 Views
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