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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh, others testify at former Pleasanton principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony yesterday at former Walnut...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 28, 2015 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 6848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Think of the children???

I guess the Yes on Prop 8 people don't always think of the children do they? There's been some really appalling lies coming...

Original post made by Janna on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by baldy, on Nov 8, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 217 comments | 6848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on teachers' salary cut offer

The Pleasanton school board is expected to vote during its regular meeting tonight on a tentative agreement announced last...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Maggog, on Apr 4, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 183 comments | 6837 Views

SPORTS

Somber mood in Bay Area as 49ers lose to Baltimore in Super Bowl 34-31

49er fans seemed to take their team's loss to the Baltimore Ravens in stride late Sunday as San Francisco came up three points...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by disappointedfan, on Feb 4, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 6835 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 6833 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board approves $115 million budget, raises highest teacher salaries to $99,000

The Pleasanton School Board approved a $115 million budget for the 2013-14 school year Tuesday night that includes more than...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pay attention parents, on Jun 29, 2013 at 1:19 am | 25 comments | 6829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details of Stanford/ValleyCare merger

The proposed affiliation of Pleasanton-based ValleyCare Health System and Stanford Hospital and Clinics became clearer Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Mar 8, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 7 comments | 6824 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 women arrested at JC Penney after shoplifting spree, fight with store security officers

Two Alameda County women were arrested Feb. 25 for multiple felonies after a fracas at Stoneridge Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:38 am | 21 comments | 6813 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne to be sworn in as Pleasanton's new mayor tonight

Councilman Jerry Thorne will be sworn in tonight as Pleasanton's new mayor along with two newly-elected members of the City...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 6808 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This Obama-supported "Occupy" group's plans for Halloween

Be the first on your block to know what this more vocal wing of the democrat party will be doing on Halloween. http://www.wnd.com/2012/09/creepy-occupy-activists-plots-halloween...

Original post made by inform yourself on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bust me up, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 7 comments | 6794 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shutdown continues to limit local services, programs

The federal government has been partially shut down for nearly a week, and throughout the Bay Area there are worries about...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 6792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton coach, bystanders aided bicyclist in cardiac arrest

The high school softball coach drove down Foothill Road, thinking how she should have taken a more direct route to the interstate....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 21, 2015 at 10:11 am | 10 comments | 6785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin cyclist killed on Highland Road east of San Ramon

The California Highway Patrol today released a few more details about a deadly crash Saturday morning between a truck and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Dec 29, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 16 comments | 6785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA explains decision not to file charges in Middleton Place case

Evidence indicates that the Pleasanton man found injured and unconscious outside his home on Middleton Place last September...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Chimp, on Feb 28, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 9 comments | 6775 Views

AROUND TOWN

City leaders to continue rezoning efforts for a Costco store on Johnson Drive

A majority of the members of the Pleasanton City Council and Planning Commission agreed last night that they will continue...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 90 comments | 6773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

inapropriate police actions in Pleasanton

Why are the Pleasanton Police Department always so forceful? On or off duty, they seem to find any reason they want to enforce...

Original post made by Aaron on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by LatelyCops, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:27 am | 44 comments | 6765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's planned East Side development may be scuttled

A new report showing that Pleasanton has fulfilled its requirements to provide high density housing for at least the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Development, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 6753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Violates State Fee Cap--being sued for charging illegal school impact fees

Pleasanton Unified is being sued in Alameda County Superior Court for not granting refunds to individual homeowners who have...

Original post made by Another PUSD Lawsuit on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Another PUSD Lawsuit, on Mar 29, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 28 comments | 6740 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART strike could start as early as tomorrow

BART workers have delivered a 72-hour strike notice to BART management, according to a union representative and a transit...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 6735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Place To Teach Teenager To Drive

My son hasn't had any lessons yet, he passed the written driver's test. I want to take him to some quiet area to give him...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on May 13, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 6728 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 601 views