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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim principal named at Walnut Grove

An interim principal has stepped in at Walnut Grove Elementary School, although district officials aren't saying why. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by can't be about test scores, on Nov 8, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 1711 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Casino winner target of home invasion robbery

Pleasanton police are investigating a home invasion robbery on Monday afternoon that apparently targeted a winner at a Bay...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by suzy, on Nov 7, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 20 comments | 2958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good news for Pleasanton's low-income seniors

There's good news for low-income seniors living in the aging Kottinger Place and Pleasanton Gardens homes off Kottinger Drive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 3029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kottinger Place, Pleasanton Gardens redevelopment plan goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a proposal at its meeting tonight to redevelop Kottinger Place and Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Henry, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 2836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police receive reports on driver who ran down bicyclist

Police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who struck and killed Diana Hersevoort...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by All of the Truth, on Nov 5, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 9 comments | 3671 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats 2016: toasters for everyone!

Following on the success of Obamacare, the Democrats are campaigning for a majority in the House in 2016, they are planning...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by jimf01, on Nov 5, 2013 at 9:22 am | 9 comments | 452 Views

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Stoneridge Drive, Stoneridge Creek open today

City, civic and business and regional leaders from Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and Alameda County will cut a ribbon at...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by El Loco, on Nov 4, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 24 comments | 8302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on class size cuts

The Pleasanton School Board at its meeting tonight will consider three alternatives to reducing class sizes for early elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by hmmm, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 36 comments | 14339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving the gift of mobility

Dozens of Pleasanton elementary and middle school kids have a new perspective on what it means to be wheelchair bound. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Molly L, on Nov 4, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1967 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Grand Marshall Danny Soria

World War II Navy seaman Danny Soria will lead Pleasanton's 17th annual Veterans Day Parade on Main Street Sunday, a parade...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by Nance Johnsen, on Nov 3, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BUSINESS NEWS: Should you buy the Twitter IPO?

With next week's Twitter initial public offering (IPO), you might be wondering if you should buy some stock. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 3, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 3051 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton firm helps 2-year-old fight brain tumor

Employees at Service Champions, a Pleasanton heating and air conditioning company, spent last weekend installing a surgical...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 2, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 3540 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another non-credited...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted by firefighters

First it was geese descending on school playgrounds. Now it's a mountain lion, spotted near the city's Operations Center. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Scott, on Nov 1, 2013 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 2313 Views

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Jerry the "Mayor" downtown at Tully's and Bikers

Who is this Jerry guy that people call "the mayor" who hangs around with all the bikers downtown? He seems friendly enough,...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Nov 1, 2013 at 11:23 am | 11 comments | 1485 Views

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Great halloween decorations!

Today I exited my neighborhood the 'other' way than I normally do and saw a house with the best decorations I have seen in...

Original post made by t. harris on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Just for Fun, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:25 am | 16 comments | 2480 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mormons, Boy Scouts mark 100th year of alliance

The Pleasanton stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) will join in a nationwide multi-media celebration...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ken Mano, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:31 am | 8 comments | 1298 Views

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BART unions to vote Friday on proposed new contract

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote Friday on a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract that the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cletus, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 1530 Views

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Pleasanton's passed and present

Pleasanton has long been a great place to live, and some long-lost residents still think so. During Museum on Main's annual...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ewwww, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 1603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit in crosswalk accident dies

One of two people hit in a Pleasanton crosswalk on Oct. 12 has died. "We received word that the female pedestrian succumbed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Kat, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 56 comments | 23379 Views
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 1,034 views

Planning the "Pleasanton way"
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 911 views

Getting rid of an old toilet
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Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 417 views