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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brown Act violations?: Why does Palo Alto Unified announce the potential candidate PUSD holds secret hiring sessions in closed sessions?

Why is it when other Districts have a candidate finalist for administrators for the Board of Education to approve or not...

Original post made by Lack of transparency on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Right , on May 19, 2014 at 3:33 am | 1 comment | 241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin voters approve parcel tax extension by wide margin

Dublin voters have overwhelmingly approved extending a parcel tax for educational funding for another five years. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 17, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 88 comments | 3903 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Few politicians push for election at Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday

Supporters of June 3 primary candidates Congressman Eric Swalwell and Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti for State Assembly staffed...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by D W, on May 17, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 8 comments | 1372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board could name new Walnut Grove principal tonight

The Pleasanton school board will meet in closed session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to consider approving the hiring of a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 17, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 45 comments | 3292 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Steed resigned from Brentwood Union SD on March 12th

The agenda/board staff report from the Brentwood Union SD dated 2014-Mar-12 and posted here http://brentwood-ca.schoolloop.com/file/1380277801532/1379140419433/3110394126249821564.p...

Original post made by Troubling Timeline on May. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 285 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Olson, Pearce end 8 years on Pleasanton Planning Commission

Pleasanton Planning Commissioner Arne Olson said goodbye to his fellow commissioners last night as he stepped down from eight...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by j, on May 16, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1182 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1st Wednesdays resume, but with smaller crowd

The 1st Wednesday street parties kicked off their summer run in downtown Pleasanton last night but with smaller-than-usual...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Good times, on May 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 71 comments | 6250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lydiksen principal appointed as director of curriculum

Mindy Bolar, the principal of Lydiksen Elementary School, has been appointed the new director of curriculum in the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 16, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 3267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brentwood director of student services hired as new Walnut Grove principal

The Pleasanton school board announced the appointment of the new Walnut Grove Elementary principal as Jan Steed at Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Godzilla, on May 16, 2014 at 12:19 am | 19 comments | 1643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small Business of the Year Celebration

PRESS RELEASE Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) will host a “Small Business of the Year” Celebration...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on May. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 144 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Business Needed for Pleasanton: Drought Relief for Yards

I just saw that there will be non-potable water available to save our landscaping this summer: http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/pleasanton-opens-center-offering-free-recycle...

Original post made by Al on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Al, on May 15, 2014 at 11:43 am | 8 comments | 332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shapiros named to ValleyCare Charitable Foundation board

Bob and Joyce Shapiro, who have been recognized repeatedly for their charitable work in Pleasanton, have added another nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Oh please, on May 15, 2014 at 12:34 am | 3 comments | 2315 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Review: 'The Other Woman'

The women in "The Other Woman" get the equal opportunity, like the men in Judd Apatow movies, to behave like overgrown children,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 14, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1062 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mothers With a Purpose Presents Authors of 'The Lost Years'

Bay Area mother-daughter team will discuss the powerful story of Kristina's battle with alcohol and drugs while a star athlete...

Original post made by Kimberly on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Kimberly, on May 14, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 376 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton park mugging solved with help of police dog

A mugging at a park -- a rarity in Pleasanton -- was quickly solved with the help of a police dog, according to a police...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Dena, on May 14, 2014 at 7:59 am | 13 comments | 2377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Read Measure AA Carefully

Fellow Citizens, please read Measure AA carefully before you decide whether or not to extend our sales tax increase another...

Original post made by Alameda Co. Voter on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 12, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 475 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Community of Character award ceremony set for Wednesday

Three individuals and Lynnewood United Methodist Church will be honored Wednesday as this year's recipients of the Juanita...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on May 12, 2014 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1257 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin police shoot, kill FHS student

Dublin police said that a domestic-violence suspect who was fatally shot by an officer on Sunday night after he allegedly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 11, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 20 comments | 990 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

At last, better housing for Pleasanton's low-income seniors

For the low-income seniors living in Kottinger Place and Pleasanton Gardens, there's better housing in the offing. Read...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 11, 2014 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 3956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Jack-in-the-Box worker stabbed, Dublin woman seized

An employee at a Jack-in-the-Box fast food restaurant in Pleasanton was stabbed multiple times early Sunday by a woman customer. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Abdul, on May 11, 2014 at 2:59 am | 6 comments | 3187 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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