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SCHOOLS & KIDS

AAUW Offers Scholarship to Local Women

The Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin branch of AAUW is now accepting applications from college women who will be of junior standing...

Original post made by Joan Leighty on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 11, 2014 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not a single story about the healthcare disaster?

The silence is deafening....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:52 am | 101 comments | 2604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 1814 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Special beef cuts recalled by Petaluma producer

A Petaluma-based company recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of meat Saturday produced over the last year that may not...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 3061 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cristiano named honorary president of Pleasanton real estate firm

Janet Cristiano has been named honorary president of Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Community Member, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 973 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No charges in case where man was left comatose outside his home

No charges will be filed against the teens involved in an altercation that left a Middleton Place man bleeding and unconscious...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by William H Tell, on Feb 10, 2014 at 11:38 am | 75 comments | 6127 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck, tools stolen from construction site

A truck and tools valued at nearly $58,000 were stolen from a construction site at the Stoneridge Creek retirement community...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 9, 2014 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 1492 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 last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by b, on Feb 8, 2014 at 5:16 pm | 57 comments | 5559 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for lawyer charged in Dublin hit-and-run death

Nearly two years after being arrested for running down a bicyclist in Dublin, felony charges are moving forward for a San...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 1354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents quiz experts on new teaching and testing method

Parents last week got a taste of what their kids will be learning in a new educational model known as Common Core State Standards. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by MAF, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:07 am | 5 comments | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin Suggests Using Recycled Toilet Water for Drinking?

It was reported the Vice Mayor Jerry Pentin "... asked staff at a November council meeting about perhaps using recycled water...

Original post made by Matt Morrison on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 7, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 7 comments | 381 Views

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Amador DECA headed to state competition

Fresh off their award-winning performances at the Northern California DECA District Conference, more than 100 Amador Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 2389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to Pleasanton's “Central Park” on the Bernal Property?

Remember all that big talk 10 years ago regarding the development of a large “central park” on the Bernal Property? This...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Feb 7, 2014 at 10:02 am | 12 comments | 1803 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water outlook more positive for Tri-Valley

With drought concerns at the forefront statewide after the governor's emergency proclamation last week, current water availability...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by FactChecker, on Feb 7, 2014 at 1:12 am | 7 comments | 2902 Views

AROUND TOWN

More toll lanes planned for I-680, this time north of Pleasanton

State freeway planners want to convert the carpool lanes on I-680 between Dublin and Walnut Creek to toll lanes in an effort...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by 680rider, on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 9 comments | 1635 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands in fees taken from unsuspecting citizens, yes YOU!

We've been had! Somehow yet another "Board" has managed to dip into your wallet and take money from all of us. And unless...

Original post made by Opt out of Garbage fee ripoff on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stop Insanity !, on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 8 comments | 429 Views

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John Muir, San Ramon Medical to open health clinic in Pleasanton

San Ramon Regional Medical Center and John Muir Health have acquired a building with more than 92,000 square feet at 5860...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 2340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campana Jazz Festival set for Saturday in Pleasanton

The 39th annual Campana Jazz Festival will be held at Amador Valley High School from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Marilyn Palowitch, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1516 Views

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Teens: Want to visit Tulancingo?

Learn about Pleasanton Tulancingo Sister City Association's teen cultural exchange from 8-9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12, at...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 968 Views

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Carpool to San Jose downtown

I know there are a lot of people driving to San Jose to work, my coworkers and I carpool to San Jose downtown near city hall...

Original post made by JJ on Feb. 5, 2014
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