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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High students, parents upset over invalid AP test scores

Students and parents are frustrated and outraged over College Board's recent decision to invalidate 400 students' Advanced...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nemo Wonderful, on May 31, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 11 comments | 5006 Views

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Photos of Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day observance

Here are photos from Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day observance where hundreds turned out for the annual tribute to veterans...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 31, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1275 Views

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AT&T gets OK to install 60-foot-high cell phone tower in Pleasanton's Valley Business Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, in a unanimous vote, has approved a bid by AT&T Wireless to install a faux pine communications...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 31, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 46 comments | 3474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most Pleasanton parents/students DO NOT favor new calendar options

The truth is...we dont really know how many favor the calendar options, and how many don't. Because the district has not...

Original post made by Laverne on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by karen, on May 31, 2014 at 9:35 am | 11 comments | 436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Upset about the new school calendar??? Check here!!!

If you are concerned about the new school calendar, voice your opinion at the next board meeting which is on Tuesday, June...

Original post made by Upset about new school calendar????? on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on May 31, 2014 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 427 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys to honor Ford Mustang's 50th anniversary

One of America's most iconic automobiles, the Ford Mustang celebrated its 50th anniversary earlier this spring and Goodguys...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 31, 2014 at 12:40 am | 7 comments | 3817 Views

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400 seniors at Amador Valley High must retake AP tests due to 'irregulaties'

Nearly 400 Amador Valley High School students will have to retake the Advanced Placement exams next week due to testing irregularities,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by A Student , on May 31, 2014 at 12:33 am | 33 comments | 3785 Views

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Accident at Train Tracks near Amador

Does anyone know what just happened there?...

Original post made by concerned on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by kdis, on May 30, 2014 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 436 Views

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Pleasanton teen sentenced to prison for cyclist's death

A Pleasanton teen was sentenced Friday to nine years in state prison for a crash in Pleasanton last June that killed a bicyclist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Lynn, on May 30, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 2595 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 candidates stress sustainability, conservation at pre-election forum

Sustainability, storage, water quality and quantity, conservation and water management were words used throughout a forum...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by mjarivers, on May 30, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 20 comments | 3791 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Assembly District Race shows Catharine Baker in lead

I was excited to learn over the weekend that Catharine Baker, the only woman and only Republican is leading her three male...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Woody, on May 30, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 4 comments | 1226 Views

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City golf course circumventing drought restrictions?

I hear the city or the operator of the Callippe Golf Course (experts at circumventing and finding loopholes so that the law...

Original post made by South Pleasanton on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by lll, on May 30, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Morale in our school district

Maybe it is the time of the year, and maybe we parents, and our kids, are just looking forward to a summer break, but the...

Original post made by helenayers on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by helenayers, on May 30, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 9 comments | 431 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CVS Pharmacy fined nearly $700,000

CVS Pharmacy, which operates 850 pharmacies in California, including two in Pleasanton, has been fined $658,500 for its...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by regular Visitor, on May 30, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 11 comments | 8341 Views

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CROP HUNGER Walk - An Interfaith program to feed the hungry throughout the world

Meet at Amador Valley High School at 9am, Sat, June 6, 2014 for a 2 mile walk down Main Street and back. CROP is an acronym...

Original post made by Ken mano on May. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Fails AP students

My daughter, a junior at Amador, called me at the end of school today, Thursday 5/29, and was barely audible. With great...

Original post made by Amador Parent on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by second priority, on May 30, 2014 at 6:56 am | 17 comments | 740 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Fund names Vernon Steiner new president, CEO

Vernon Steiner has been named president and chief executive officers of the State Compensation Insurance Fund, an organization...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by member, on May 29, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glenn 'Max' McGee accepts Palo Alto superintendent job

Glenn "Max" McGee, a long-time educator from Illinois to whom the Palo Alto school board officially offered the district...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mavis, on May 29, 2014 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 2857 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER FUTURES COMMODITY START UP?

This posting is intended as satire to gather thoughts and mind sets in developing a water futures market as a commodity....

Original post made by WATER FUTURES COMMODITY on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 29, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 178 Views

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Commission OKs renaming Sports Park for former Mayor Ken Mercer

The Parks and Recreation Commission has approved a bid to rename the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Community Park for...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 29, 2014 at 8:58 am | 20 comments | 3959 Views
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