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AROUND TOWN

Postal service adds extra Saturday/Sunday holiday services, but not in Pleasanton

The U.S. Postal Service says it "wants the season to be merry and bright for customers this year," but apparently not so...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 13 comments | 3331 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton must trim employee benefits or face citizens' initiative, council warned

A Laguna Oaks homeowner has asked the Pleasanton City Council to make employee pension and health care reform a top priority...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:42 am | 107 comments | 3329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New $34-million elementary school being considered in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board will have to decide whether to build a new elementary school at an estimated cost of $34 million...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Take your pick, on Dec 4, 2012 at 12:50 am | 25 comments | 3327 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 | 3327 Views

RESTAURANTS

Looking for recommendations

We frequently eat out at places such as Macaroni Grill, Panera's, Black Angus, etc. where we can get a reasonably good meal...

Original post made by Tim on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sophia, on Dec 29, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 14 comments | 3325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OK's $240,000 facilities plan update despite objections

A plan to spend nearly $240,000 to update the Pleasanton school district's facilities master plan met with opposition Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Where did all the developer fees go?, on Nov 2, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 71 comments | 3325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton providing free sandbags in case of heavy rain

The city of Pleasanton is providing sandbags free of charge to local residents and businesses to use in case of heavy rain...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 3324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district awarded $2.3 million grant

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of 71 schools in the nation whose School Climate Transformation Grant has been...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Oct 30, 2014 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 3324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cindy McGovern and Karla Brown?

I have a great deal of respect for Cindy McGovern for her work on the School Board and City Council, respectively. She's...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Eastside, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 45 comments | 3323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen, Miller sworn in at Pleasanton school board meeting last night

Newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board were sworn in Tuesday, with the board unanimously voting...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Dec 13, 2014 at 12:14 am | 14 comments | 3323 Views

AROUND TOWN

CRONYISM

The origin of Mayorís Hostermanís hawk complaint have beeen political and perhaps not nice but the way that Hosterman responded...

Original post made by Kim on Jan. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:35 am | 30 comments | 3320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebration today for Chris Beratlis

A celebration will be held from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. today at Gay 90's Pizza to honor longtime city, civic and business leader...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Christy Seekford, on Apr 11, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 6 comments | 3320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Affordable Housing Lawsuit Appeal Filed

Citizens For A Caring Community, an advocacy group organized to promote affordabe housing in Pleasanton, has been following...

Original post made by Patricia Belding on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 11, 2008 at 4:56 pm | 25 comments | 3319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by HS Soccer on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Trekmtb, on Nov 29, 2012 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 3318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Question to Union Proponents

There has been much negative press regarding private equity firms this election cycle. They are despised and blamed for...

Original post made by GX on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bored, too, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 31 comments | 3317 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Senator Ellen Corbett to run for Congress in 2014

State Senator Ellen Corbett (D-10th) has announced to members of the Valley Real Estate Network that she plans to seek the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by tim, on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 3317 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Finding a fresh perspective with life coaches

When Caroline, 42, welcomed a woman into her home, courtesy of Airbnb, the two ended up having some good conversations. The...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 26, 2015 at 3:21 am | 9 comments | 3317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fees illegal?? Could it be??

ACLU Sues California Over School Fees Written by CA Political News on September 12, 2010, 11:34 AM ACLU Sues California...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by I never, on Aug 26, 2011 at 8:40 am | 61 comments | 3316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUSD Has Deleted Public Records Act web page and JV investigation report

Apparently in the interest of 'transparency,' after the story from the Pleasanton Weekly about two district employees refuting...

Original post made by Now you see it, now you don\\\'t on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Not clueless, on Mar 24, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 14 comments | 3315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Changes in First Wednesday Street Parties

Thank you SO VERY MUCH Pleasanton Downtown Association for changing the Beer Garden to the Entertainment Garden and making...

Original post made by Peacelovehappiness on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 26 comments | 3314 Views
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