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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats 2016: toasters for everyone!

Following on the success of Obamacare, the Democrats are campaigning for a majority in the House in 2016, they are planning...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by jimf01, on Nov 5, 2013 at 9:22 am | 9 comments | 721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive, Stoneridge Creek open today

City, civic and business and regional leaders from Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and Alameda County will cut a ribbon at...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by El Loco, on Nov 4, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 24 comments | 19545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on class size cuts

The Pleasanton School Board at its meeting tonight will consider three alternatives to reducing class sizes for early elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by hmmm, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 36 comments | 20716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving the gift of mobility

Dozens of Pleasanton elementary and middle school kids have a new perspective on what it means to be wheelchair bound. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Molly L, on Nov 4, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 7547 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Grand Marshall Danny Soria

World War II Navy seaman Danny Soria will lead Pleasanton's 17th annual Veterans Day Parade on Main Street Sunday, a parade...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by Nance Johnsen, on Nov 3, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BUSINESS NEWS: Should you buy the Twitter IPO?

With next week's Twitter initial public offering (IPO), you might be wondering if you should buy some stock. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 3, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 5021 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton firm helps 2-year-old fight brain tumor

Employees at Service Champions, a Pleasanton heating and air conditioning company, spent last weekend installing a surgical...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 2, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 4279 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 | 4124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted by firefighters

First it was geese descending on school playgrounds. Now it's a mountain lion, spotted near the city's Operations Center. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Scott, on Nov 1, 2013 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 4774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jerry the "Mayor" downtown at Tully's and Bikers

Who is this Jerry guy that people call "the mayor" who hangs around with all the bikers downtown? He seems friendly enough,...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Nov 1, 2013 at 11:23 am | 11 comments | 1799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mormons, Boy Scouts mark 100th year of alliance

The Pleasanton stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) will join in a nationwide multi-media celebration...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ken Mano, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:31 am | 8 comments | 2008 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART unions to vote Friday on proposed new contract

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote Friday on a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract that the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cletus, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library party

so the Library is having a big shin dig in Nov and charging $65.00 a person to get in. What does one get for that amount...

Original post made by Stacee on Oct. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's passed and present

Pleasanton has long been a great place to live, and some long-lost residents still think so. During Museum on Main's annual...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ewwww, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:07 am | 6 comments | 2455 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit in crosswalk accident dies

One of two people hit in a Pleasanton crosswalk on Oct. 12 has died. "We received word that the female pedestrian succumbed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Kat, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 56 comments | 37256 Views

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Pleasanton school board approves management raises

Administrators at the Pleasanton School District will get raises that match those given to other employees earlier this year....

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 30, 2013 at 9:08 am | 17 comments | 16963 Views

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Stoneridge Drive extension opens ?

"Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens Nov.1" It will open tomorrow? Any update? ...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Bella, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 624 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen driver remains held without bond in fatal crash

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist in June remains in custody without bail and without entering a plea. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Adams, on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:45 am | 1 comment | 2786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winds cause havoc in Pleasanton

We had several large trees fall in the downtown area last night-many causing LPFD and police to come out to block streets...

Original post made by Stella on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Smh, on Oct 29, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 9 comments | 1745 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Affordable Care workshop at LPC today

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-16th) will host an Affordable Care Act information session from 5-7 p.m. today at Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Suzanne, on Oct 29, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 1317 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
By Tom Cushing | 18 comments | 541 views

Politics dominate Napolitano's world view
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Teaching The Arts
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 414 views