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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 | 4492 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4491 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4490 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 | 4487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds turn out for opening of 'Innovate Pleasanton'

Tri-Valley Capital opened its spacious new "Innovate Pleasanton" office this week in Hacienda Business Park at a reception...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by roger, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 4486 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 | 4485 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miss California competition starts tomorrow for 'Miss Pleasanton'

Foothill High 2010 grad Danielle Alvari, aka Miss Pleasanton, will represent her city and the Bay Area this weekend in a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 4484 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30's broadcasts of high school basketball continue

TV30's broadcasts of last Thursday's boys and girls basketball games between Dublin and Alhambra high schools will continue...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by VIVA Dr B! VIVA!, on Feb 20, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 4484 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 | 4483 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Michael Jackson did NOT die, he was "preserved"

Insiders have said that Michael Jackson was too terrified and ill, to perform the 50 shows that were booked. he did not die,...

Original post made by DoctorM on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 4482 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hiding Romney's Non Christian Credentials

Flying Under the Radar: Hiding Romney's Non Christian Credentials If Mitt Romney would tell thetruth about his religion,...

Original post made by TRUTH on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Real Republican, on Dec 14, 2011 at 9:28 pm | 24 comments | 4480 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen with contentious yearbook photo arrested for hashish possession

The Amador senior who made news last week for a controversial yearbook photo is back in the news, this time with a felony...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by 188IQ, on Feb 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 94 comments | 4474 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'Dream' still inspires 50 years later

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s impassioned 16-minute "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago today changed the tenor of the Civil...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by William Tell, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 4474 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big rig fire fills sky with smoke, snarls rush hour traffic Friday

Smoke billows from a vehicle fire on 580 West and Santa Rita Friday during the evening rush hour Friday. A big rig caught...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by One day, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 4473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council votes tonight on growth management law

The Pleasanton City Council will vote tonight on a growth management ordinance that will slow down residential building in...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 7, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 22 comments | 4472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:26 am | 164 comments | 4471 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30 to broadcast Dublin-Dougherty Valley football game again tonight

Tri-Valley television will broadcast Friday night's game between Dougherty Valley and Dublin high schools at 7 p.m. tonight...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 4, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 9 comments | 4471 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man prepares to sue city over leaked confidential information

A custody battle involving a Pleasanton man has led to criminal charges against an Alameda County deputy sheriff and a San...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by HarlanRoberts, on Sep 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 39 comments | 4471 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 | 4470 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: 'Dash and dine' becomes felony charge in Pleasanton

A San Francisco man was arrested at about 2:51 a.m. Feb. 9 in Pleasanton on a charge of felony burglary for what's commonly...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Feb 19, 2012 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 4469 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 615 views