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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 | 5377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board honors Donlon's Ruth Highstreet

Walk into the Donlon Elementary School office, and chances are that you will be greeted by the friendly smile of Ruth Highstreet,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Donlan Parent, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 5376 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown needs a sports bar

Why is that we see such a high turnover in the restaurants and shops downtown? I would argue at least part of the reason...

Original post made by jeremy on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by @ Drew, on Aug 16, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 12 comments | 5375 Views

AROUND TOWN

After 3-day break, 'Spare the Air' alerts are back

Even before the sun set yesterday, predicted weather conditions, along with projected unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Dec 18, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 13 comments | 5374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador Valley High graduates dead in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Michel David, 22, and a man believed to be her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both grew up in Pleasanton, died Friday...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Monica, on Dec 15, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 37 comments | 5373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton nonprofit leader named to college post

Arnoldo Avalos, the founder and chief executive officer of the Pleasanton-based Avalos Foundation, has been appointed to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thank you!, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 5372 Views

AROUND TOWN

DSRSD responds to Governor's mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a statewide mandatory water use reduction of 25% on Wednesday. DSRSD officials say the Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:45 am | 11 comments | 5372 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 | 5372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's the Administrations Fault for Pleasanton Middle School being in probation

I think that the real story on the notification on Pleasanton Middle School fallen into program improvement is what steps...

Original post made by What was the plan on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Just Saying..., on Mar 3, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 69 comments | 5371 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'University' founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new Pleasanton campus

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

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Clueless?, on Sep 7, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 16 comments | 5371 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swalwell to have Afghan interpreter as guest at tomorrow's 'State of the Union' address

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will have as his guest at President Obama's "State of the Union" speech Tuesday an Afghan...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 5371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just Amador Valley High School?

Does anyone know about the We the people program? I was at a party this afternoon and found out that many students who applied...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michaela, on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 52 comments | 5368 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dean's is becoming an eyesore

Would it be too much to ask for Dean's to stick a crowbar in their wallet and replace their sign? What the hey? Dean's...

Original post made by Flame me if you must on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bill , on Oct 18, 2011 at 10:07 am | 37 comments | 5368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 5367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for ValleyCare Medical Center? Look up the address first

If you know someone searching for ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton, make sure you give them the street address. They'll...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on May 6, 2015 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 5367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Writer remembers Amador Valley star Danny Gabor, killed 20 years ago in plane crash

This past Sunday morning, I woke up feeling a bit down as July 17 was the 20-year anniversary of the crash TWA Flight 800...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Jul 24, 2016 at 12:58 am | 9 comments | 5366 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New smartphone apps could cut your medical bills

What if your next doctor's visit could happen by smartphone from anywhere in the world? It could happen sooner than you think,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 29, 2016 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 5364 Views

AROUND TOWN

scanner frequencies

just noticed that Livermore and Pleasanton Police changed their radio frequencies--does anyone out their have their new ones?...

Original post made by Megan on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by SpeedieB, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 5364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district to consider layoffs of classified union members

Even as it's hiring counselors, custodians and assistant principals, the Pleasanton School Board will consider laying off...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Unions, not, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:58 am | 20 comments | 5362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves new principals, teachers, other contracts

Two new elementary school principals are in place for the start of the school year next week after the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 19, 2015 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 5362 Views
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