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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 | 3377 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 | 3376 Views

SPORTS

Foothill, Amador Valley lose final EBAL games

Both Amador Valley and Foothill high schools lost their final league games Friday in a disappointing finale to what has been...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2007 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 3375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private school parents Support Measure E

Even though I pay $15,000+ each to send my children to private school (here in Pleasanton), myself and other Carden West...

Original post made by Nancy Johnson on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 5, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 77 comments | 3375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill vice principal named principal at Walnut Grove Elementary

Jon Vranesh, vice principal at Foothill High School, has been named principal at Pleasanton's Walnut Grove Elementary School,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by gina, on Sep 2, 2011 at 11:48 am | 7 comments | 3374 Views

SPORTS

Hometown parade for Brandon Crawford??

Let's welcome him home on Main St! Make it happen, Pleasanton! Could be something simple, but a lot of fun....

Original post made by PTownMama on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by trekmtb, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:59 am | 22 comments | 3371 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 | 3370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly Buses

I wonder how much money the bus company (is it Wheels?) gets for allowing the bus to be completely covered with advertising....

Original post made by OldTimer on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tamieka, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 8 comments | 3370 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board majority votes to rehire workers, approve administrative contracts

The Pleasanton school board wrapped up its work for the 2011-12 school year in a six-hour meeting Tuesday night that brought...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:42 am | 33 comments | 3369 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan, Sierra Club join Oak Grove appeal effort

The Tri-Valley region of the Sierra Club has agreed to support an appeal by former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and her citizens'...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by frank, on May 21, 2008 at 6:21 pm | 53 comments | 3368 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 | 3367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calstrs/teachers union opposes pension spiking bill

Teachers want changes in bill that limits public employee pensions "The California Teachers Association and California...

Original post made by Be a part of the solution on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Reviled, on Aug 13, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 170 comments | 3365 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 | 3365 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 | 3365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tickets on sale for Pleasanton's 4th annual St. Patrick's Brew Crawl

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual St. Patrick's Brew Crawl on March 14, a St. Patrick's Day event sponsored by...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by not worth it, on Feb 16, 2015 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 3365 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Natural gas leak ruled out as cause of 'suspicious' fire

Police are eliminating a natural gas leak as one of the possible causes of an explosion and house fire on East Angela Street...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:12 am | 65 comments | 3364 Views

SPORTS

Ballistic turns 40

Tomorrow morning, hundreds of children will march through downtown Pleasanton dressed in soccer uniforms and costumes. For...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bret Bevilacqua, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 3360 Views

SPORTS

4 win lacrosse scholarships, thanks to the Brady Bunch

Four local high school students have signed NCAA National letters of Intent to play men's lacrosse for Mesa State College...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Student, on Jan 14, 2011 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 3360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing link on Pleasanton's section of Iron Horse Trail set for January completion

With the Iron Horse Trail due to be completed in January, those who commute to and from Pleasanton will soon have an easier...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Aug 3, 2014 at 12:33 am | 5 comments | 3360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council creates task force to boost Alviso Adobe

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 last night to appoint nine members to the Alviso Adobe Task Force, which is charged...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 3357 Views
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