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Pleasanton council OKs Walmart grocery store, but union appeal likely

New grocery stores have opened in Pleasanton in recent years without much fanfare, and more are coming. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walmart will sue the city, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 141 comments | 2649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by HS , on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 46 comments | 2649 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 4: BART strike continues to have less impact in Pleasanton with fewer commuters as Independence Day nears

Although major freeways remain jammed as the third day of the BART strike continues, so far the work stoppage has not had...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 2649 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New mortgage rules protect against risky loans

Good news for people shopping for a mortgage and for current homeowners facing foreclosure because they can no longer afford...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:41 am | 9 comments | 2649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Campaign Finances

The City has an electronic system for reporting campaign finances on the city website. I found it quite interesting to look...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 2648 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PPIE announces 14 student grants for innovative projects

Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced yesterday the winners of its Innovative Student Grant awards...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 8 comments | 2648 Views

AROUND TOWN

YES on D fights FUD

Take it from a veteran of a few campaign wars, convincing people to vote "no", especially on development related issues,...

Original post made by Becky Dennis on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 2646 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

With the current City Council breaking up after serving an unprecedented six years together, Pleasanton voters have an opportunity...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by local, on Oct 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 7 comments | 2645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador's Comp Civics team needs our help

Congratulations have been pouring in to the Amador Valley High School's Competition Civics "We the People" team that just...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Mar 2, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 34 comments | 2645 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Pleasanton Food Blog

Someone started a blog on food in Pleasanton. Looks good. http://eatinginpleasanton.com/...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 7, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 4 comments | 2641 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Skip Mohatt, long-time Amador Valley High teacher, coach dies in Auburn

Long-time Amador Valley High School teacher and coach Everett (Skip) Mohatt died Saturday night in Auburn, where he had lived...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Andrew Finn, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 25 comments | 2641 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sheehan gives up, and who can blame her?

Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war protestor whose son died in Iraq, announced yesterday she was giving up. She wrote in her online...

Original post made by Linda on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 30, 2007 at 1:29 pm | 5 comments | 2639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids turned away from school sports for lack of funds

I was saddened today when my sons school basketball team had to turn away students. The kids had not had their sports physical...

Original post made by Ptown Press on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Senate Approves Measure Mandating Homosexual (Gay) History Curriculum

The California Senate passed a bill mandating California's public schools include homosexual (gay) history in social studies...

Original post made by Common Sense on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by nightowl, on Apr 26, 2011 at 12:43 am | 46 comments | 2639 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Irene Pons

When Irene Pons began high school at Amador Valley, it was called Amador Valley Joint Union High School. It was 1923, one...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Cathy Mills, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2638 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

After 18 years, popular crossing guard signs off

Look for some sad faces among the thousands around town who used to cross the busy Harvest Road-Black Avenue intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Jacqui Schrote, on Jul 4, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves smaller classes for pre-kindergarten-3rd grade

Smaller class sizes for early elementary school students were approved by the Pleasanton School Board on Tuesday night, drawing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hoping, on Feb 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 2634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Registration's Thorny Issue

In response to making people register for postings on the parcel tax issue, what ever happened to "...IT DEFEATS THE PURPOSE...

Original post made by Kiko on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Mar 27, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 26 comments | 2632 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea Party Activists Angry at G.O.P. Leaders

Tea Party people, well, duh. What did you expect? The GOP, in general, used you as all aggressive politicians will, regardless...

Original post made by mepartypatriot on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 10, 2011 at 2:09 am | 43 comments | 2631 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 | 2629 Views
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