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AROUND TOWN

Pension reforms bode well for Pleasanton's future

The Pleasanton City Council is likely to ratify a new three-year agreement Tuesday with the union representing 220 regular...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:06 pm | 23 comments | 9186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board finds 'merit' to complaints, will replace Walnut Grove principal

In a marathon closed session that lasted more than seven hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:22 am | 22 comments | 9147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E's Illogic - Vote No!

Ballots arrive today for a new tax on Pleasanton property owners. (FYI, we are still paying off the bonds we approved in...

Original post made by TriValleyPatriots.com on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 6, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 51 comments | 9143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ceremony today to name Bay Bridge after Willie Brown

The Bay Bridge's western span is being officially renamed today after former San Francisco Mayor and state Assembly Speaker...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by nancy s., on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 9143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax opponents speak out at board meeting

For the first time, opponents of Measure E, the parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools, have spoken out against it at a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Voting no, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 241 comments | 9103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Lab team discovers six new elements

Dawn Shaughnessy and her team at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are pushing the boundaries of the physical world,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 18, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 9059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fleet Week canceled, but S.F., Pier 39 planning other events

The cancellation of numerous San Francisco Fleet Week events has disappointed many businesses on Fisherman's Wharf on what...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by sfca73, on Oct 14, 2013 at 8:45 am | 8 comments | 9046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has it come to this?

Seniors at Foothill High School and their parents were no doubt surprised earlier this month by a letter from John Dwyer,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on May 7, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 50 comments | 9036 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three students arrested in drug bust at Amador

Three students at Amador Valley High School were arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of drugs for sale on campus,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 56 comments | 9032 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners 'luke warm' to gas station's plan for 7-Eleven, beer sales

The Pleasanton Planning Commission appeared luke warm after hearing a proposal by a long-time gas station owner to add a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 17 comments | 9025 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare merger approved

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Tuesday issued the final approval needed for Stanford Health Care to proceed with...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Thank You Active MD, on May 1, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 13 comments | 8963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

4 busted for LSD use

Four teens were busted last week for being on LSD, a hallucinogen, after calls from people complaining about noise coming...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Fun with letters, on Oct 22, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 6 comments | 8867 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Anthony, on May 24, 2010 at 11:28 am | 31 comments | 8806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board set to promote top administrator to deputy superintendent at $188,864 annual salary

Pleasanton school board members tonight will consider a contract that will promote Luz Cazares, currently assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:33 am | 105 comments | 8792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another business closing in downtown

First was Domus, then Amelia's and Cupids Tooth-Closing tomorrow November 30 is the little cafe on First Street across from...

Original post made by Sandy on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 3, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 23 comments | 8785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear latest state funding estimates at tonight's meeting

The Pleasanton School board will get an update on the latest financial news from the state at its meeting tonight. The update...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:50 am | 31 comments | 8755 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider Prop. 8 today

The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look today at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 12 comments | 8752 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Sprinkle diet' product banned by district attorneys in Alameda, 8 other counties

District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley announced the settlement Monday of a false advertising lawsuit filed in Santa Cruz County...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by AlamedCountyNative, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 8736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanon Residents Are an Un Civilized bunch...

Here is what a civilized community forum looks like: TownSquare Forum (Postings listed from most recent to oldest) ...

Original post made by Head Doctor on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 11 comments | 8693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hearings begin next week for Vranesh, PUSD

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh will appeal his termination from Pleasanton Unified School District at a hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 29 comments | 8676 Views
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