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BOOKS & MOVIES

Do All Tyrants Have Huge Egos? Obama Pitches His Own Book

Original post made by Tea Party Proud on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Serious Gina, on Feb 17, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 11 comments | 4466 Views

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Zone 7 general manager granted 15% raise

Zone 7 Water Agency's general manager was granted a 15% salary increase by the agency's Board of Directors at Wednesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Outraged, on Nov 28, 2015 at 12:17 am | 53 comments | 4465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 4458 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Church leaders support 'redeemed' priest; others want him out

Church leaders are speaking out in support of a newly-designated parish leader for the Catholic Community of Pleasanton after...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 4458 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 7 comments | 4456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents doing Teachers job?

Is it just me or are more and more teachers trying to get parents to do their jobs? I have been a parent in this District...

Original post made by Brenda on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Barbara, on Sep 23, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 87 comments | 4455 Views

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NO TO SITE# 7 (Pleasanton Gateway Apartment Complex)

The proposed plan of a huge apartment complex (approx 3000 units) near the new Safeway on Valley avenue will have devastating...

Original post made by Concerned resident on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Site7, on May 4, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 42 comments | 4451 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Arabian horse racing world today's main feature at Alameda County Fair track

The eyes of the Arabian Horse Racing World will be on Pleasanton and the Alameda County Fair today as the HH Sheikh Zayed...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Blake Richards, on Jul 10, 2013 at 2:31 am | 1 comment | 4447 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big bong battle

Walk into any convenience store, and you'll probably find drug paraphernalia behind the counter in the form of rolling papers...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sandi, on Dec 20, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 4446 Views

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Commuter Alert: Protests underway in Oakland, BART's Montgomery Street station

Protests are underway this morning in Oakland and at BART's Montgomery Street station, affecting rapid transit service and...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 4445 Views

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Tri Valley Rotary sponsoring coat drive for needy children

Tri Valley Rotary is collecting and distributing coats to local students whose families may not be able to afford warm coats...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 13, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 4444 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Police Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid

I was shopping at the Kohls Department store this morning around 10:30a.m. and witnessed a Police I.C.E. raid on El Balazo...

Original post made by Anne on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 15, 2008 at 6:13 am | 82 comments | 4442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

27 positions on possible chopping block in Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to send notices of possible layoff for 27 full-time positions, fewer than expected...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:34 am | 107 comments | 4441 Views

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Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 4441 Views

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Pleasanton school registration approaches

With summer break in its penultimate days, registration is ready to begin at many public schools in Pleasanton with the start...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Fact checker , on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 4440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tutoring by PUSD teachers?

I am looking at a tutoring service in town and notice it is all Pleasanton teachers that work there. Just as a gut reaction...

Original post made by Amador Mom on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Change of Scenery, on Oct 25, 2011 at 8:48 am | 79 comments | 4439 Views

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Decodaquote cancelled in Times Newspaper

The Valley Times is replacing the Decodaquote puzzle with another similar puzzle because the Decodeaquote puzzle a few days...

Original post made by OldTimer on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MrsJJJ, on Aug 2, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 4439 Views

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NAR, community groups work together to ease commercial crisis

Brought together by the National Association of Realtors, representatives from various commercial real estate and community...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 4437 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feds offer $19 million 'emergency grant' to help unemployed NUMMI workers

East Bay elected officials yesterday welcomed a $19 million emergency grant from the federal government to help workers affected...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by non union white guy is 100% right, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 4436 Views

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Pleasanton Council rezones 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted 3-2 last night to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 67 comments | 4436 Views
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