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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school tutoring

We have 9th grader and wanted to know if we can find partner parents who are strong in tutoring English related topic such...

Original post made by Janet on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 311 Views

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AC Transit seeing boom in ridership

For the second year in a row, AC Transit is experiencing a boom in ridership, with its Transbay lines showing particularly...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Down and Out, on Feb 3, 2014 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 989 Views

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School board looks at locations for new elementaries

With the need for two new elementary schools and hundreds of millions of dollars in repairs to existing facilities, the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 3, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 20 comments | 2542 Views

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Kaiser Permanente earns top clinic-quality award

For the sixth year in a row, Kaiser Permanente is the only health plan in California to earn a four-star rating, the highest...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Iris Clawson, on Feb 3, 2014 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 650 Views

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Living with MS, walking for MS

Danielle Wilhite wasn't overly concerned when her hands suddenly went numb. After all, she was a healthy 18-year-old, in...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chantay, on Feb 3, 2014 at 6:50 am | 1 comment | 198 Views

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Are we really allowing this to happen?

I was browsing random stories and two days ago, I found this http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2007/09/14/space-travel-comes-to-valley-view-5th-grade....

Original post made by Brandon on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Registered sex offender seized for molesting 6-year-old

A Sunnyvale sex offender who served eight years in prison for sexual abuse of a child in 1989 has been arrested in Livermore...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Valigator, on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:19 am | 4 comments | 2452 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Teachers and tenure - lawsuit

The disservice that the CA Teachers' Association provides to California as a whole continues to amaze me. When are we going...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Jan 31, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 29 comments | 1001 Views

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ClutterLess Meeting Feb 3 Pleasanton- Free Shredding

ClutterLess (CL) is having a special open Speaker Meeting, February 3 in Pleasanton. Is CLUTTER stressing you out? Do...

Original post made by CL Volunteer on Jan. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial today calls for raising bar for tenure

Today's 1/31/13 Editorial in our (Pleasanton) BayAreaNewsGroup CCTimes, titled "K-12 teachers need higher bar for tenure"....

Original post made by Times Reader on Jan. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 205 Views

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JOIN the fight against CANCER with “Relay for Life”

JOIN the fight against CANCER with “Relay for Life” Join us at the “Relay for Life” of Pleasanton, KICK-OFF Event, Wed,...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jan. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 169 Views

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Jon Vranesh appointed 'itinerant principal'

Former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh is not out of a job, but it remains unclear what he'll be doing in his new position. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sal, on Jan 31, 2014 at 9:36 am | 43 comments | 3707 Views

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Zone 7 water agency inches toward independence

Would an independent Zone 7 water agency result in higher or lower rates for residents? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10958...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Swept Away, on Jan 31, 2014 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 1776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider new elementary schools tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will once again look at possible new elementary school sites at its meeting tonight.to Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Idea, on Jan 30, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 2261 Views

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Eyesore

Just wondering if anyone has any information on the "76" station at the corner of 1st & Ray St. Obviously, initial work...

Original post made by JK on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stella, on Jan 30, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 228 Views

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New Leaf Community Markets Donates 1/4 Ton of Poultry to Food Bank

New Leaf Community Markets and its partner MBA Poultry, the producer of Smart Chicken, have donated a total of 3.7 tons of...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 30, 2014 at 7:18 pm | 5 comments | 456 Views

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DeSaulnier gains early support for congressional bid

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to receive political support early on in his congressional bid. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2014 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 1333 Views

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Fallen BART sergeant killed by single shot to chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom "Tommy" Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 15 comments | 1345 Views

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Gunman shoots up downtown Pleasanton restaurant, flees

A gunman fired shots into the ceiling with one bullet injuring a patron shortly after midnight today at Red Coats British...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by David Karlsson, on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:07 am | 18 comments | 6406 Views

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Local Groups Benefit from 2nd Annual Pasta Feed and Family Carnival

Pleasanton North Rotary held its second annual Pasta Feed on Sunday January 26th, and the event was a great success! Nearly...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Jan. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 170 Views
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