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Foothill students rank high at DECA Career Development Conference

Foothill High School's DECA chapter members received high honors at the organization's 68th annual International Career Development...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sean , on May 20, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 3052 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Knox ends Alameda County candidacy after admitting she lives in Contra Costa County

Kathleen Knox , a candidate for Alameda County auditor-controller in the June 3 primary, has withdrawn from the race after...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 20, 2014 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Crowd Enjoys New Leaf Community Market's I-Year Celebration

The pleasant weather, outdoor BBQ, free food and wine tastings and more brought hundreds of neighbors to the Pleasanton New...

Original post made by Patti Bond on May. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 162 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Weekly's Misguided Endorsement Editorial

Misguided Endorsement The Pleasanton Weekly’s endorsement of Sbranti glosses over the facts about how he has blindly supported...

Original post made by daveg on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 19, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dogs frighten children near Mohr elementary

I was running near Mohr elementary, when I noticed two women with dogs (unleashed) running back and fourth, across the end...

Original post made by kbenson on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2014 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh grade cheerleading

What a disappointing experience . . . young middle school girls get a few hours to learn routines, are sorted into teams...

Original post made by Cheerless on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by Cheerless, on May 19, 2014 at 7:42 am | 5 comments | 417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brown Act violations?: Why does Palo Alto Unified announce the potential candidate PUSD holds secret hiring sessions in closed sessions?

Why is it when other Districts have a candidate finalist for administrators for the Board of Education to approve or not...

Original post made by Lack of transparency on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Right , on May 19, 2014 at 3:33 am | 1 comment | 242 Views

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Dublin voters approve parcel tax extension by wide margin

Dublin voters have overwhelmingly approved extending a parcel tax for educational funding for another five years. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 17, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 88 comments | 3905 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Few politicians push for election at Pleasanton's 1st Wednesday

Supporters of June 3 primary candidates Congressman Eric Swalwell and Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti for State Assembly staffed...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by D W, on May 17, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 8 comments | 1374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board could name new Walnut Grove principal tonight

The Pleasanton school board will meet in closed session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to consider approving the hiring of a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 17, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 45 comments | 3297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Steed resigned from Brentwood Union SD on March 12th

The agenda/board staff report from the Brentwood Union SD dated 2014-Mar-12 and posted here http://brentwood-ca.schoolloop.com/file/1380277801532/1379140419433/3110394126249821564.p...

Original post made by Troubling Timeline on May. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 287 Views

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Olson, Pearce end 8 years on Pleasanton Planning Commission

Pleasanton Planning Commissioner Arne Olson said goodbye to his fellow commissioners last night as he stepped down from eight...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by j, on May 16, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1184 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1st Wednesdays resume, but with smaller crowd

The 1st Wednesday street parties kicked off their summer run in downtown Pleasanton last night but with smaller-than-usual...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Good times, on May 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 71 comments | 6254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lydiksen principal appointed as director of curriculum

Mindy Bolar, the principal of Lydiksen Elementary School, has been appointed the new director of curriculum in the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 16, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 3271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brentwood director of student services hired as new Walnut Grove principal

The Pleasanton school board announced the appointment of the new Walnut Grove Elementary principal as Jan Steed at Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Godzilla, on May 16, 2014 at 12:19 am | 19 comments | 1649 Views

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Small Business of the Year Celebration

PRESS RELEASE Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) will host a “Small Business of the Year” Celebration...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on May. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 144 Views

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New Business Needed for Pleasanton: Drought Relief for Yards

I just saw that there will be non-potable water available to save our landscaping this summer: http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/pleasanton-opens-center-offering-free-recycle...

Original post made by Al on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Al, on May 15, 2014 at 11:43 am | 8 comments | 334 Views

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Shapiros named to ValleyCare Charitable Foundation board

Bob and Joyce Shapiro, who have been recognized repeatedly for their charitable work in Pleasanton, have added another nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Oh please, on May 15, 2014 at 12:34 am | 3 comments | 2333 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Review: 'The Other Woman'

The women in "The Other Woman" get the equal opportunity, like the men in Judd Apatow movies, to behave like overgrown children,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 14, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mothers With a Purpose Presents Authors of 'The Lost Years'

Bay Area mother-daughter team will discuss the powerful story of Kristina's battle with alcohol and drugs while a star athlete...

Original post made by Kimberly on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Kimberly, on May 14, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 376 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,099 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 785 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 484 views