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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD trying to stop democracy in action.

Why does a school district try to stop students from showing America and how great it is? So typical. I guess this letter...

Original post made by School Board Censorship on Jan. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 36 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DeSaulnier to skip Trump presidential inauguration

Second-term Congressman Mark (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will not attend...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by wildchild, 1 hour ago | 36 comments | 3388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton 2017: Building boom continues

For a city that only a few years ago elected a slow-growth City Council, voted for a measure limiting the number of apartments...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 2 hours ago | 20 comments | 4441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: From troubled to trainwreck for Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board had an opportunity to build back the trust of the public and prove to voters they made a good...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by JT, 3 hours ago | 96 comments | 9371 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Owens Dr traffic lane "GiveAway" just a Scam

Reducing a major street from 3 lanes to one, right across from inadequate BART parking, just so a developer gets more parking...

Original post made by Disappointed Observer on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by WLP interchange, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 74 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board offers apology, next steps in superintendent search

The Pleasanton school board took several steps Tuesday night to address PUSD's superintendent vacancy, formally naming deputy...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by P-town Matt, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 2189 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Muslim group to host post-inauguration neighbors panel

Members of the Tri-Valley's Muslim community are joining together to present a neighbors panel the day after Inauguration...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by spudly, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Callippe Preserve retains environmental excellence designation

Pleasanton's Callippe Preserve Golf Course recently retained its status as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary," a...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Patriot, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 306 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Trump's Education Pick: Some Schools need Guns for Grizzlies

"Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary nominee, said it should be up to states whether guns are...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 50 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group plans to protest narrowing of Owens Drive at tonight's City Council meeting

The Pleasanton City Council will host a reception at 6:30 tonight for incoming and outgoing members of various city committee...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jim Van Dyke, on Jan 17, 2017 at 6:07 pm | 11 comments | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joe Gorton named San Ramon's permanent city manager

The San Ramon City Council has appointed police chief Joe Gorton as the permanent city manager, just over six months after...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 17, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss appointing interim superintendent, other next steps Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board will consider appointing an interim superintendent and discuss the search process for hiring...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:41 am | 19 comments | 2561 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Give our street back,' Owens Drive commuters say

Owens Drive, one of Pleasanton's busiest streets when BART commuters leave for work and come home again, just got a facelift...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 993 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nice going California Democrats. Bullet train costs to rise exponentially. .

Surprise surprise (Not!). Another democrat boondoggle at the expense of hard working taxpayers. From this article linked...

Original post made by WakeUp CA on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Jan 16, 2017 at 5:47 pm | 1 comment | 91 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat anarchists caught plotting acid attack at inauguration

Check out what Project Veritas has uncovered. Remember that Democrats are "so peace-loving, so inclusive, so tolerant."...

Original post made by Concerned citizen on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 16, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 112 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Department announces 3 promotions

This week, Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller promoted two officers and one lieutenant at a badge pinning and oath of office...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Downtown resident, on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board set to promote top administrator to deputy superintendent at $188,864 annual salary

Pleasanton school board members tonight will consider a contract that will promote Luz Cazares, currently assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by BountyCryEr, on Jan 16, 2017 at 4:53 am | 106 comments | 13125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the ground squirrels & the Foraging Plants?

Over the past couple of years, I've noticed a steep decline in wildlife and over the past 4 or 5 years, the gradual poisoning...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 94 Views

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DSRSD board approves water rate increase

In response to increased and restructured wholesale water rates, Dublin San Ramon Services District's Board of Directors...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Jan 14, 2017 at 11:25 am | 6 comments | 1309 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley mayors go to Washington

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne goes to Washington D.C. on Sunday to attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors' 85th Winter Meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Ridge runner, on Jan 13, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1171 Views
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School trustees move decisively
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 939 views