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SPORTS

AVHS basketball wins scholastic award

The boys varsity basketball team at Amador Valley High has bragging rights that go beyond the court, where it reached the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bball fan, on Dec 2, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 8 comments | 2441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Registered sex offender seized for molesting 6-year-old

A Sunnyvale sex offender who served eight years in prison for sexual abuse of a child in 1989 has been arrested in Livermore...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Valigator, on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:19 am | 4 comments | 2440 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Uses of Stimulus Funds (Updated)

You've got to hand it to "Democrat Economics." Help me understand how any of these "stimulus" projects increase jobs and...

Original post made by Ruth on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jan 8, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 35 comments | 2436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD may restore programs and positions

The Pleasanton school district is looking to undo some of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected budget...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by yet another resident, on Jun 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 35 comments | 2436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition - Employee union contract-Pension funding

Here is a simple fact that can be confirmed with the City – Pleasanton’s unfunded liabilities for public employee entitlements...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mike Pearsons, on Mar 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 47 comments | 2435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alternatives to parking at Bart at Stoneridge Mall?

Several times a month I have to take BART into the city on business. The past few times I have tried, there are no parking...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by BART tried to sell the Livermore Lot, on Sep 28, 2012 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 2435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judging Teachers

I just read Trevor Knaggs letter in the Pleasanton weekly, titled, "Judging Teachers. Mr. Knaggs writes that the priority...

Original post made by Nancy on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Be Positive, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Pension Update

Unfortunately (as expected), the Pleasanton public employee pension situation has gone from bad to worse. The City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sick of entitlements, on Jan 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 47 comments | 2432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Dog

I live in the spring house apartments on stoneridge drive. Yesterday someone stole my dog off my patio!!!! She was out there...

Original post made by Missing my Dog on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Jack Hovingh, on Aug 24, 2007 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 2431 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandals appear to be racially motivated

A home in the 3900 Block of Kern Court was vandalized in the early hours of Nov. 5 and the owners believe it was politically...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by A Donlon Family, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 46 comments | 2431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents share concern over parcel tax

As the state continues to negotiate its budget, the Pleasanton Unified School District school board is listening to residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 8:20 am | 148 comments | 2431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador kids need training on red lights

Since when do pedestrians (including Amador Valley Cross country team members) have the right a way when they have the red...

Original post made by Red means stop even for you on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:00 am | 20 comments | 2430 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial on test scores

Let's get this straight. An eighth-grade physical science teacher at Hart Middle School hand copied questions from a 2005...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 12, 2007 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2429 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police action at Sports Park

Just saw a lot of police action and an ambulance at the Sports Park and a group of black men roaming around. Anyone know...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 11, 2013 at 9:03 am | 13 comments | 2429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax thread

I have been reading the blogs about the parcel tax issue becausesome folks were posting good informatin about how schools...

Original post made by Dave on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 5, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 27 comments | 2427 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone interested in having a discussuion on them? ...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2426 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's up with the Fire Department Contract

I've never understood the double super-secret negotiations between city management and employee unions. The FD contract...

Original post made by Mr. Brown Act on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by To: The Right Salary, on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:45 am | 59 comments | 2425 Views

SPORTS

Services to be held Saturday for Coach Brian Chinn

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for popular Little League baseball coach Brian Chinn, who died March...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Petra, on Apr 9, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 2424 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

You went, you saw, you read!

When Rhonda and Rick Hempy left for their 23-day trip through China and Tibet last July, they made sure to pack a copy of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Rick and Rhonda, on Jul 25, 2007 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

C.O.R.E.

How many of you know how the C.O.R.E. funds will be allocated? I was under the impression that if I gave $150 per child...

Original post made by Tapped out on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 28, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 72 comments | 2423 Views
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The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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