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Friends, family pay tribute to slain couple at Mormon service

Several hundred relatives, friends and neighbors gathered Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2008
Last comment by San Ramon Citizen, on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 5100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Teachers View of Salary Concessions: Just Say No

This email was sent to me as a cut/paste from a friend. I believe it is important that all sides get their points of view...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by kfs, on Jul 4, 2010 at 11:47 am | 154 comments | 5088 Views

AROUND TOWN

New women's Acapella singers to perform Friday

Pleasanton's new all-female Acapella, barber shop-style (4-part harmony) singing group will perform Friday night at Girls'...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on Dec 7, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 7 comments | 5088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring

In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Richard Cooley, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 26 comments | 5085 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State sales tax drops by 1% tomorrow

The statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease by a full percentage point starting tomorrow, July 1. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 6:15 am | 17 comments | 5073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board approves textbooks

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday to approve a certification of compliance declaring the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Billie, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 30 comments | 5066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school test scores fall slightly

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of many in California that showed declines in STAR test results, although locally,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Physics, on Aug 18, 2013 at 12:13 am | 10 comments | 5060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No mattter which side you're on, this is scary

"Schools send out hundreds of preliminary pink slips" http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_17612643?nclick_check=1 The...

Original post made by P\'town parent on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Mar 22, 2011 at 11:58 am | 74 comments | 5058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unfunded pensions

Residents...I received this information via an email last week. Pleasanton has a reputation for responsible fiscal management...

Original post made by Concerned about hidden debt on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Lois Lipps, on Jul 16, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 102 comments | 5057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland man seized early today with stolen goods

An Oakland man was arrested early this morning by Pleasanton police with stolen goods taken from cars parked on Fairfield...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:19 am | 9 comments | 5056 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill remembers JoAnn Koobatian

The Foothill High School campus is a sea of pink this week as students, faculty and parents pay tribute to to the school's...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Rusty Kransky, on Oct 28, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 9 comments | 5045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cane sword used in road rage incident leads to arrest of Pleasanton driver

What began as a typical highway incident, with two cars jockeying back and forth between lanes and through traffic, escalated...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Damon, on Dec 5, 2014 at 8:31 am | 21 comments | 5041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales tax measure is back, and just might pass

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to place a transportation sales tax increase measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by enough already, on Jul 16, 2014 at 10:37 am | 62 comments | 5036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domus Closing Again?

There are signs in the window saying that the store is closing. What's up with that? Domus is a wonderful store, what a...

Original post made by downtown shopper on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by gary, on Sep 19, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 45 comments | 5033 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Seeking to Form A Women's Group

I've been wanting to form a casual women's group that can meet once a month or every other week at a member's home in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Pat on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pat, West of Foothill, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 5032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weapon threat puts Amador on temporary lockdown

Amador Valley High School was on lockdown for about 45 minutes this morning as police responded to a weapon threat, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 21, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 17 comments | 5031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three sought in robberies

Pleasanton police are investigating a bank robbery and two robbery attempts, all of which took place within a 24-hour period...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on May 11, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 25 comments | 5030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let Them Starve As Punishment: Food Stamps Cut Once Again

The Senate Agriculture Committee completed work on the 2013 Farm Bill Tuesday, and took another big whack at food aid, again....

Original post made by Freedom on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Freedom, on May 17, 2013 at 6:20 am | 16 comments | 5018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board awaits data on principal's ouster

More than five weeks ago, Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh was placed on paid administrative leave, but an anonymous source...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by reality, on Dec 18, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 13 comments | 5009 Views

SPORTS

Foothill Basketball

Foothill's basketball team is going to be great this year! The Coach must be doing a great job in improving the team's...

Original post made by BasketBall Fan on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:39 am | 33 comments | 5005 Views
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