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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers are not appreciated

I am amazed at how people are quick to blame teachers for the problems in the state budget , the failing of our education...

Original post made by Bernard on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Simone, on Jul 14, 2011 at 8:53 am | 78 comments | 4917 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

First deck section of Bay Bridge put into place

Construction of the Bay Bridge's new self-anchored suspension span reached a milestone today when the first deck section...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by ruan, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 4917 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Museum plans 2012 preschool themes

The Museum on Main has announced themes for its 2012 preschool pre-literacy program, M.o.M.'s Reading Time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Name of Teacher Reading?, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 4915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by STEM- NOT "STEAM" Why not "STEAMBOAT?" , on May 6, 2016 at 11:08 am | 19 comments | 4914 Views

AROUND TOWN

why water a parking lot

Here we are in the 3rd maybe 4th year of a drought yet the people that own the parking lot on Pleasanton Avenue right across...

Original post made by Stacee Bloom on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 28, 2015 at 12:35 pm | 13 comments | 4914 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Sep 14, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 4910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter to Editor Regarding Last Week's Cover Story

I just read a letter to the editor by Kristin McAfee regarding last week's cover story on two girls who were molested...

Original post made by Margery on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 30, 2008 at 6:53 am | 41 comments | 4907 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: Pleasanton, we urgently need change

To those in the community and Pleasanton Unified School District employees who have offered their support and personal apologies,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Love Pleasanton, on Oct 27, 2014 at 10:09 am | 6 comments | 4907 Views

AROUND TOWN

SAVE THE DATE! Pleasanton Public Library's 25th Anniversary Gala - Friday, November 15th

The Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library will be hosting a 25th Anniversary Gala at the library on Friday, November 15th...

Original post made by Valerie Arkin on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Aug 27, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 4906 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare's merger agreement with Stanford moving forward

Plans to merge ValleyCare Health System and its Pleasanton medical center into Stanford University health care system are...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Wise Old Owl, on Jul 31, 2014 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 4903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Candidates

OK all you arm-chair quarterbacks, there are 3 seats up for election on the school district board. Who is willing to jump...

Original post made by Marie on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by T. R. Ollman, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 40 comments | 4899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board accepts teachers' union contract

While the school board approved a contract with the teachers' union Tuesday night, one that would save the district nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 103 comments | 4892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Pictures $700??

I read in another thread that senior pictures cost $700. What??!! Why? Can't we take our own pictures and submit them?...

Original post made by Rhonda on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 4889 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another non-credited...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 4885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Transportation sales tax Measure BB passes

Measure BB, the Alameda County transportation tax package, was approved by nearly 70% of voters Tuesday, ending several years...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ben J., on Nov 7, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 4882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD High School 7th period on the chopping block?

In the PUSD Jan 26th Budget Challenges 2010-11 update, a union negotiable item is: "Suspend high school collaboration period...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heather Simmons, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 42 comments | 4880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 13, 2012 at 8:23 am | 4 comments | 4878 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To the homosexual members of our community: I'm sorry

I'm terribly disappointed in the citizens of our state. Constitutional amendments should be used to enshrine rights, not...

Original post made by Jill on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 11, 2008 at 7:16 am | 149 comments | 4877 Views

AROUND TOWN

does your water taste terrible?

For the past few weeks, my water has tasted terrible! The apartment folks tell me that this is a common problem throughout...

Original post made by kevin heller on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 23, 2016 at 7:34 pm | 28 comments | 4872 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Napa, other parts of No. California

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Bay Area this morning, damaging buildings and roads and leaving tens of thousands without...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ali Reza, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 4872 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 1,336 views

Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 430 views