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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to Bach

Getting an invitation to play at the annual Junior Bach Festival is no easy task, which is why Christine Xu, 9, was ecstatic...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 8, 2008 at 1:34 pm | 4 comments | 2528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopters flying around Tri-Valley, any comments?

I've been seeing and hearing helicopters flying around Tri-Valley. Is it Military training or police? Any comments?...

Original post made by Joan M. on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, on Jun 21, 2007 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 2527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District asking School PTA groups to donate $5000 to PPIE

I have heard that the PUSD is asking that all PTA's in our district donate $5000 of PTA money to PPIE . Last time I checked,...

Original post made by Bait and Switch on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by pleasantonwasnice40yearsago, on Mar 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 34 comments | 2526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services planned here Saturday for Amador Valley graduates who died Friday in San Diego

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for Michel David, 22, and Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both died last Friday in San...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by dancermom, on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 5 comments | 2525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD may restore programs and positions

The Pleasanton school district is looking to undo some of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected budget...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by yet another resident, on Jun 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 35 comments | 2524 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Furloughs start tomorrow at Livermore Lab

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Bay Area-based national research institutions face a nearly total closure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Money for Nothing?, on Oct 15, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 8 comments | 2524 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial on test scores

Let's get this straight. An eighth-grade physical science teacher at Hart Middle School hand copied questions from a 2005...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 12, 2007 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2523 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Burned-out Angela Street house finally demolished 16 months after explosion, fire

With insurance investigations completed, a wrecking firm has demolished a house at 839 E. Angela St. that exploded and burned...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Foreclosures in California, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:02 am | 40 comments | 2522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE BAD CONTRACTORS THEN

I should have known that someone would have taken exception to my description of the people that took advantage of me rather...

Original post made by James on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 8, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 27 comments | 2521 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 | 2521 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare—and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Btw, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 18 comments | 2520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Budget Cuts - an alternative

An idea: There is going to be a huge impact on our schools because of school budget uncertainty in CA. Current Proposed...

Original post made by Simple Solution on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Guy, on Feb 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 2520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shhhh... (not taught in public schools and may soon be gone)

Shhh... Don't tell anyone you've seen the following because it may be too controversial. You'll be mocked by liberals wherever...

Original post made by Ann on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:05 am | 34 comments | 2519 Views

SPORTS

Amador boys freshmen win Monte Vista Diablo Classic

The Amador Valley High School freshmen boys soccer team won the 13th Annual Monte Vista Diablo Classic tournament over the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lily, on Dec 2, 2010 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair opens to huge crowds

The Alameda County Fair began its 102nd year Wednesday with opening day crowds streaming in to take advantage of $1 admission...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jun 21, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 2518 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Urban living - Indecent Exposure

Tonight my friend had a man knock on her door soliciting magazine subscriptions. He said he was from Missouri and working...

Original post made by Neighborhood watch on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Craig, on Feb 17, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 25 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

A's reject offer to extend lease on Coliseum

The Oakland A's have rejected a proposal by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to extend their lease at the Oakland...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 2515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax thread

I have been reading the blogs about the parcel tax issue becausesome folks were posting good informatin about how schools...

Original post made by Dave on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 5, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 27 comments | 2513 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did Taco Del Mar close?

I was looking forward to a warm tastey Taco Salad tonight and found the store empty with a For Lease sign. I know I've...

Original post made by Disappointed on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by yikes, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 18 comments | 2513 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ban posts from Cholo

Please, please, please. PW- Do yourselves and your readers a favor and ban Cholo from posting (if you are capable of doing...

Original post made by NoMoCholo on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:23 am | 49 comments | 2513 Views
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