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SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Mob scene

Did anyone else notice the "mob scene" of about 100 or more kids leaving AVHS after school today? Both sides of Santa Rita...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by iwasthere, on Mar 10, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 62 comments | 7285 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council reinstates penalties for excess water users

The Pleasanton City Council last night reinstated stiff monetary penalties for businesses and residents who fail to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by kmary1, on Apr 24, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 30 comments | 7280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 7273 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

19-year-old driver arrested in fatal Foothill Drive crash

Katie McKewon, the 19-year-old driver of a Ford Mustang that was involved in a head-on collision that killed her friend Laurel...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by everyones to blame, on Nov 13, 2007 at 9:07 am | 321 comments | 7270 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dead: 19. Injured: 60.

Original post made by mark on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 7269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly tried to coerce Vintage Hills student into car

A 9-year-old Vintage Hills Elementary student was approached by a woman who allegedly told the girl to get into her car at...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 2, 2008 at 12:43 am | 5 comments | 7268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull unleashed

I just want to bring to your attention and the Pleasanton community an incident that just happened to me last Saturday. I...

Original post made by Concerned person on Oct. 8, 2007
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 31, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 72 comments | 7255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding Common Core

As the first month of the new year ends, the Pleasanton school district is continuing to fully implement the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by David, on Feb 4, 2015 at 11:13 am | 32 comments | 7250 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose's fire chief moving to top fire department post here

Ruben Torres, currently the fire chief in San Jose, has been hired as chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Workin' Man, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 7245 Views

AROUND TOWN

New citizens' coalition seeks to halt high-density housing projects in Pleasanton

A group seeking to halt the construction of additional high density housing in Pleasanton asked the City council last night...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike6319, on Jul 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 114 comments | 7243 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Groundbreaking today for new courthouse, Alameda County building in Dublin

Construction work on a new East County Hall of Justice is underway with a formal groundbreaking at 1 p.m. today in Dublin. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 17, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 7243 Views

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Court to rule early next year on validity of Pleasanton housing cap

In a three-hour hearing in Alameda County Superior Court Friday, Judge Frank Roesch sparred repeatedly with Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 22 comments | 7220 Views

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Governor announces appointment of Pleasanton woman

Today Gov. Jerry Brown announced the appointment of Diane Ravnik, 61, of Pleasanton, as chief of the Division of Apprenticeship...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Patricia, on Aug 20, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 7212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spinoff Thread - Why are BMWs always associated with spoiled children?

It seems like the stereotypical Pleasantonian is a SUV driving, "not my kid", soccer mom with a spoiled teen driving a BMW?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 20 comments | 7210 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police officer will not face criminal charges for fatal shooting downtown

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office has determined Pleasanton police officer Daniel Kunkel acted in lawful self...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by EBurke, on Feb 28, 2016 at 5:45 pm | 84 comments | 7202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elderly Care Facility in neighborhood

The home located at 6839 Singletree Court is being turned into a State ran elderly care facility. This will no doubt lower...

Original post made by Joseph S DeRossett on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Edna Giannotti, on Dec 3, 2007 at 4:33 pm | 79 comments | 7200 Views

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Tonight's 1st Wednesday to feature Pooch Parade

The First Wednesday Street Party tonight, with the theme "Dog Days of Summer," will feature the always popular Pooch Parade...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Puppy Papa, on Aug 6, 2013 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 7196 Views

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Why do we pay a 'death gratuity' for members of Congress?

we actually have a law that requires a Death Gratuity be paid to the survivors of a member of Congress who dies in office. The...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by It's Obvious, on Oct 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 7173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE JON VRANESH!!!!

Anyone heard any news about Jon Vranesh? I've heard that numerous teachers have come out in support of him and are voicing...

Original post made by Save Jon Vranesh! on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Special Board Meeting has been called, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:13 am | 66 comments | 7160 Views

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Safeway halts relationship with schools fundraiser

Safeway has discontinued its association with a fundraising organization that provides donations to school, including the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 8, 2015 at 7:42 am | 33 comments | 7160 Views
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