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Pleasanton council gets an earful at its pension reform workshop

Emotions ran high last night at a four-hour-long public workshop on city pension reforms hosted by the Pleasanton City Council. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by two cents, on Feb 11, 2011 at 11:30 am | 151 comments | 4287 Views

SPORTS

Politcs In AV Sports

The real truth of the freshmen players is this. Of the 5 that made Varsity, NONE of the girls actually play on Coach Gray's...

Original post made by knowsfacts on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by JackRabbitSlim, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:37 am | 38 comments | 4284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calendar 'option' on Pleasanton school board's agenda for tomorrow night

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for the June 17 meeting, which includes: a discussion and vote for an "alternative...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Shadow, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 60 comments | 4284 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

See 'Race to Nowhere' tonight

"Race to Nowhere" shows the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in an "achievement-obsessed" public...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sold Out, on May 18, 2010 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 4283 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No fireplace fires Christmas Eve, government rules

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 27, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 34 comments | 4282 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART, unions take a breather after governor prevents strike

Negotiators for BART and unions representing about 2,400 employees took a breather yesterday after Gov. Jerry Brown intervened...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 4281 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No Apology from a weak, spineless president

Obama's inability to acknowledge his thoughtless, racist remark regarding the arrest of prof. Gates is foreshadowed in his...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Liberal, on Aug 1, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 40 comments | 4278 Views

RESTAURANTS

Nonni's Bistro

Does anyone know when it will open?...

Original post made by just curious on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Nor Cal Girl, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 4273 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board set to discuss school calendar again next Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board may reconsider the 2015-16 school calendar that was adopted in June after parents and students...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 4272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vandalism at Walnut Grove causes safety, privacy concerns

Some recent events involving minor vandalism to cars parked at Walnut Grove Elementary School have caused the school and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by CarPark, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 17 comments | 4272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Deputy Superintendent -- PUSD Spends Prop 30 Money on Administrator Raises

Well, the ink isn't dry on the election officials certifying the results of Prop 30 passing. Already, in secretive fashion...

Original post made by Unbelievable on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 11, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 39 comments | 4271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking for afterschool programs for Mohr Elementary School

We are moving to Pleasanton and we find it is very difficult to find after school programs for my 5 year old daughter. Mohr...

Original post made by James on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hacienda School Parent, on Aug 31, 2010 at 7:56 am | 9 comments | 4269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Misleading Measure B1 Mailer

WOW--I just received yet another mailer for Measure B1 in today's mail. This one is all feel good and no mention of the...

Original post made by curious on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by local, on Oct 18, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 4266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kottinger Place, Pleasanton Gardens redevelopment plan goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a proposal at its meeting tonight to redevelop Kottinger Place and Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Henry, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 4266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman killed while bicycling remembered as animal lover, doting grandmother

The daughter of a Dublin woman killed while bicycling on Foothill Road on Sunday said the driver who struck her mother has...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Nina r, on Jun 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 119 comments | 4263 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Senior Center reopens after makeover

Major renovations and new amenities completed at the Pleasanton Senior Center were unveiled to the public this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:13 am | 20 comments | 4263 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Library, Towne Center Books to host Secret Service agent's report on Kennedy assassination

Former U.S. Secret Service agent Gerald Blaine will be at the Pleasanton Public Library Sunday to talk about President John...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by disappointed, on Dec 19, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 4256 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BUSINESS NEWS: Should you buy the Twitter IPO?

With next week's Twitter initial public offering (IPO), you might be wondering if you should buy some stock. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 3, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 4252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just Amador Valley High School?

Does anyone know about the We the people program? I was at a party this afternoon and found out that many students who applied...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michaela, on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 52 comments | 4250 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 4250 Views
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Not so speedy trial
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 572 views