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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador and Foothill Trailong Behind Dublin High School

How accurate is this? How can Amador and Foothill trail so far behind Dublin HS in CA/national ranking and in college readiness...

Original post made by Please Enlighten on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 11, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 34 comments | 4423 Views

AROUND TOWN

ELECTION RESULTS: Voters reject southeast hills development plan

A plan by landowners' Frederic and Jennifer Lin to build 51 custom homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills was scuttled yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nimby, on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:14 am | 139 comments | 4422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freeway noise in Canyon Creek Cir

We are currently looking to buy a home in Pleasanton, we saw a listing in Canyon Creek Cir but this house is back againest...

Original post made by Jenny on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 4422 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WHEELS, BART 'bridge' offering rides during strike

The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority, operator of the Wheels bus system, is running its regular service in the Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jason Bezis, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 4422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by NoToPUSD, on Jan 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 38 comments | 4421 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Solydra bankruptcy highlights green failures or Obama and McNerney

The Obama administration and Jerry McNerney have touted green technology to lead this country out of recession. They attempted...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 13, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 84 comments | 4418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is McNerney Dodging His Constituents?

Is Congressman McNerney dodging his constitituents while he is home during the Congressional recess? Calls to his office...

Original post made by Ptown Paul on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 92 comments | 4417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves Tuesday's parcel tax debate to Amador Valley High

The Pleasanton school district announced late today that the school board's meeting next Tuesday on deciding if it will ask...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:59 am | 60 comments | 4416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board discusses laptop program for Pleasanton middle schools

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from middle school principals at its meeting last night about a proposal to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by WeWentThroughLaptop, on Nov 10, 2015 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 4416 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor signs "Pink Ribbon Plate" bill

Governor Jerry Brown has signed assembly Bill 49 that authorizes the creation of a Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness specialty...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Sep 22, 2014 at 6:01 am | 14 comments | 4416 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting Tuesday night in response to Gov....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Samuel B., on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 4415 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Isabel Avenue interchange now open

Caltrans opened all ramps of the Isabel Avenue interchange at I-580 early this morning, completing construction work ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on Nov 16, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 4414 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

500 Days of Summer - Watch it!

I just finished watching 500 Days of Summer. This is a good movie, I definitely recommend watching it. It isn't a "feel...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Dec. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freeway noisy over recently opened trail connection

The recently completed trail connection between Pleasanton and Dublin that passes under I-580 is subject to noise from the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dolores, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 4411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 4409 Views

RESTAURANTS

Handles Gastropub moving into Pleasanton Hotel

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close Sunday with a new restaurant to replace it...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mort, on Jan 16, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 4409 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board chooses search firm

After being granted additional time to choose one of three search firms, the school board chose Hazard, Young, Attea and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 4408 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 16, 2012 at 12:33 am | 12 comments | 4407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More funding cuts may loom for Pleasanton school district

With state revenues about $600 million less than conservative estimates for July and August, the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by As the world turns, on Oct 9, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 62 comments | 4406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents talk about about school safety worries at public forum

Armed guards. A police officer at every school. Locked fences. Those were a few of the suggestions raised by some Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 4406 Views
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