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AROUND TOWN

John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton after his announcement yesterday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 22 comments | 9689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School trustees takes first step toward parcel tax

The Pleasanton school board has taken its first official step toward getting a parcel tax on the ballot in the spring. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 72 comments | 9681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arne Olson to seek City Council seat

Arne Olson, a former Pleasanton Planning Commission who recently retired as an executive with Comerica Bank, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by #Cholo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 17 comments | 9584 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cal High basketball coach 'forced to resign,' implores school board to change policies

In a tearful, impassioned speech to San Ramon Valley Unified's Board of Education on Nov. 13, California High School's Bob...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 6, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 15 comments | 9582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton leaders, vets welcome home Army Specialist Eith from Afghanistan

Nearly 100 well-wishers turned out Sunday afternoon to welcome home Army Specialist Kyle Eith to Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Marsha Buck, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 4 comments | 9569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pre-Dawn Walkers and Runners

I leave early for work to beat the traffic. I'm generally in my car around 630 - 645. Several mornings I see a runner who...

Original post made by Early morning driver on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:29 am | 12 comments | 9560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversy continues over Obama's 10 a.m. video talk to students today

Controversy over President Obama's scheduled 10 a.m. address this morning to the nation's school children continued over...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 19, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 178 comments | 9559 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High student shot, killed in baseball attack on police officer

Oscar Herrera, 18, a student at Foothill High School in Pleasanton, was shot and killed by a Dublin police officer late Sunday...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on May 8, 2014 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 9551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almost 250 city of Pleasanton govt employees make > $100,000 per year!

Did you see the article in the Valley Times and the Herald regarding "Six-Figure Government Salaries Abound in the Bay Area"...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Wake up People, on Sep 5, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 23 comments | 9534 Views

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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 | 9527 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anti war chant!

Anybody wonder what happened to Cindy Sheehan and the anti war demonstrators now that Bush is not President? Obama has doubled...

Original post made by Pete on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 20, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 35 comments | 9502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 9492 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill teacher arrested on drug charge undergoing treatment, escapes jail time

A Foothill High School teacher arrested for smoking oxymorphone in Livermore will get drug treatment -- not jail time. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 59 comments | 9458 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Opportunities bring responsibilities, say this year's grads

They stand on the bridge, with one foot in Pleasanton and the other poised to step into the future. College and careers await...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by The Law, on May 26, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 9454 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Planning commission OKs Ruby Hill right to govern home design

The Pleasanton Planning Commission Wednesday reaffirmed the city's longstanding agreement that gives the Ruby Hill Architectural...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 16, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 27 comments | 9433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug Sniffing Dogs at Amador Valley?

Today I received this message from the PTSA at Amador Valley High School: "A special PTSA General Meeting will take place...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 16, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 61 comments | 9424 Views

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Pleasanton teen talks about 'American Idol' audition

A Pleasanton teen is set to appear on Fox television next week as part of her audition for the 14th season of "American Idol"...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Watcher, on Feb 5, 2015 at 3:57 pm | 12 comments | 9413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol believed to be a factor in Foothill Drive crash

Police are looking into the likely possibility that alcohol was the cause of a car accident last Saturday that killed a 19-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Nov 9, 2007 at 8:21 am | 96 comments | 9411 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harmer, happy with GOP lead for 11th Congressional District nomination, calls it a night

Although Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton), facing no opposition for the Democrat Party nomination for election to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jun 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 36 comments | 9405 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Burned-out Angela Street house finally demolished 16 months after explosion, fire

With insurance investigations completed, a wrecking firm has demolished a house at 839 E. Angela St. that exploded and burned...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Foreclosures in California, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:02 am | 40 comments | 9280 Views
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Pleasanton school enrollment stable as demographics continue to shift
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