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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents drive toward kids crossing streets

I have been observing this phenomenon every day for the past 7 years. I drive past three Pleasanton schools as I drop...

Original post made by Louise on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Kristina, on Oct 15, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 4793 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As County Fair opens, its new CEO talks about Pleasanton's big event

Jerome Hoban has recently passed his first year as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda County Fair and Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Myanklehurts, on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 4792 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS BRIEFS: Water polo, soccer, basketball, swimming, tennis

The Pleasanton Seahawks swam as champions at the California-Nevada Spring Championship in Las Vegas earlier this month, with...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by justlaxin, on Apr 7, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 4788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, has signed a long-term...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anthony R.H., on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 39 comments | 4788 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin police searching for bank robber

Dublin police are seeking the public's help in locating a male suspect who robbed the Bank of America branch at 4250 Dublin...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Givenchy , on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 4781 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WWII veteran turns 100 in Pleasanton

Lanthey Pepares, a veteran who served during World War II, celebrated his 100th birthday at the Veterans Memorial Building...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Lajoy Hauser, on May 6, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 7 comments | 4779 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New information released about Monday night double homicide

Two handguns have been recovered in a search of the home where a mother and daughter were shot to death Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by You don't know, on May 9, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 51 comments | 4777 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Employee entitlements putting Pleasanton in financial jeopardy

The financial strain of escalating public employee entitlement costs is a growing public concern. Ten entitlement reform...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 69 comments | 4776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Bringing Pink Slip Issues Into the Classroom

Just out of curiosity, would you find it inappropriate if your child's teacher constantly talked about losing their job to...

Original post made by Concerned About Teacher Behavior on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 148 comments | 4774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board's Moment of Truth

Now is a Moment of Truth for the PUSD Board. Will the Board fight for the children? Fight to maintain the current level...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:42 am | 159 comments | 4770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board restores some administrative jobs

As the fiscal year for Pleasanton Unified School District closed today, the board got down to the nitty gritty as tit weighed...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:53 am | 78 comments | 4768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Going green: Pleasanton's new bike lanes aim for safer, more cycle-friendly community

For City Councilman Jerry Pentin, his bicycle is not just a tool for exercising or commuting; it is an invaluable part of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ennis, on Aug 23, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 26 comments | 4768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toilet-Papered

Our home was toilet-papered this weekend. I want to remind parents that in the State of California, this can be considered...

Original post made by parent on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by KeithB, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 33 comments | 4767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Citizens' Group?

The following letter to the editor was printed 11/27/09 in the PW. Does anyone know what the "concerned citizens' group"...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Dec 20, 2009 at 7:14 am | 199 comments | 4766 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Ice rink on Staples gets commission's blessing

The city's Parks and Recreation Commission voted 5-0 to recommend that the City Council approve a master plan for a new 17-acre...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 22, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 4762 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Transit unions have donated $3M to CA State Assembly Democrats

The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU, of which the BART train operators are members) and the Service Employees Service Union...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 21, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 21 comments | 4757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Council circulating petition

While the budget challenges facing the school district is holding steady for now, a petition to lower the super majority...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 68 comments | 4756 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dave Ross on Hostess and Unions

Dave Ross is a syndicated radio commentator, like Charlie Osgood but with a sarcastic bite. He's on KCBS daily at 2:35p...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 59 comments | 4755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey under way for new parks, recreation plan for Pleasanton

A survey group commissioned by the city of Pleasanton has started a telephone survey of residents to seek input on a new...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Spudly, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:42 am | 7 comments | 4752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian1, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 28 comments | 4751 Views
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