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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 1867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students return to Foohill following graffiti threat to 'shoot everyone'

Things were back to normal yesterday -- or close to it -- at Foothill High School, a day after a graffiti threat earlier...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:17 am | 27 comments | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Investigation continuing into Centerpointe Christian Preschool ex-teacher's photo of bound 2-year-old

The Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton is closed until Wednesday for staff to get extra training and for management...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 16, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 11 comments | 887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs speed limit increases on 11 city streets

Speed limits are being raised by 5 miles an hour on 11 major streets in Pleasanton after a traffic survey showed that motorists...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 16, 2013 at 10:27 am | 17 comments | 1359 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who Is Chuck Hagel, Really?

Opponents of Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel are fuming in the aftermath of sloppy work by their allies that has...

Original post made by Take Back This Nation on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 15, 2013 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawn Mower Shop Closed?

Does anyone know what happened to the lawn mower repair shop near the self car wash off main street? It's closed after being...

Original post made by Just wondering on Mar. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police at Foothill High this morning as investigation continues into 'shooting' threat

Pleasanton police, plain clothes officers and school district security are at Foothill High School campus this morning as...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by TellTheTruthDwyer, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 2048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cemetery on Sunol - leave as 'Pioneer'

The cemetery on Sunol is a 'Pioneer' cemetery because when it was established by the Oddfellows service group, and people...

Original post made by Gail W. on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Sherry, on Mar 14, 2013 at 4:46 pm | 13 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serial graffiti suspect arrested by Pleasanton police, but not the one at Foothill High

A 16-year-old student at Pleasanton's Village High School has been arrested in a series of graffiti vandalism cases between...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 14, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 10 comments | 1602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police at Foothill High this morning as investigation continues into 'shooting' threat

Pleasanton police, plain clothes officers and school district security are swarming the Foothill High School campus this...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 14, 2013 at 10:46 am | 43 comments | 2103 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea Party Takes Increased Leadership Role

The number of antigovernment “Patriot” groups on the American right reached an all-time high in 2012, the fourth consecutive...

Original post made by Tea Party Rising on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 14 comments | 784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances

The Pleasanton School District is expected to end the 2012-13 fiscal year with $12.5 million above budget, according to documents...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by john, on Mar 13, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 13 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Jose's minimum wage goes to $10 with downtown association liking it

San Jose's minimum wage officially rose to $10 an hour Monday and business people who once opposed it now see it as a way...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 15 comments | 660 Views

AROUND TOWN

More golfers would help Callippe

Without doubt, Pleasanton's municipal Callippe Preserve golf course is one of the best public courses in the Bay Area. It...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cs, on Mar 13, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 7 comments | 1149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wells Fargo bank on Hopyard held up

Pleasanton police are looking for a man with a Jamaican accent who held up the Wells Fargo bank in the 4700 block of Hopyard...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Dick, on Mar 13, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 5 comments | 893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Centerpointe Presbyterian leaders meet with preschool parents over child abuse charges

Representatives of Pleasanton's Centerpointe Presbyterian Church met behind closed doors with parents of children enrolled...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Centerpointe teacher declared 'threat' by state Department of Social Services

The preschool teacher whose photos showed a two-year-old in her care bound with masking tape has been declared a threat by...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 655 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Centerpointe Presbyterian leaders meet with preschool parents over child abuse charges

Representatives of Pleasanton's Centerpointe Presbyterian Church met behind closed doors with parents of children enrolled...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 37 comments | 2501 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mississippi Fights the Nanny State

Mayor Mike Bloomberg and his public health edicts are having a rough ride. On Monday, a state judge in Manhattan struck...

Original post made by Bill Shephard on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Centerpoint Child Care cited for State for tying up 2 year old, police are investigating

The State's Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing Division has cited Centerpoint Child Care on Valley/Busch...

Original post made by Shocked on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Mar 12, 2013 at 9:28 am | 7 comments | 1148 Views
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