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Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations your parents trained you well. If you...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Me , on Mar 17, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 762 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 local Democratic Club Presidents support Joan Buchanan

Four Democratic Party clubs have endorsed Joan Buchanan's candidacy for the State Senate, with club presidents sending personal...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Anti-Public unions , on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:23 am | 48 comments | 3411 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DSRSD securing supplemental water supplies

Water agencies in the East Bay and Sacramento Valley plan to voluntarily transfer 1,500 acre feet (AF) of water (488,776,500...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jesse, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:36 am | 4 comments | 1605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warm and fuzzy foster families

Volunteers who foster kittens and puppies for Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton until they are ready for adoption might...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Deborah, on Mar 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 2948 Views

AROUND TOWN

GOAL SETTING - QUARTERLY REVIEW FOR PUSD SUPERINTENDENT

How best to determine the value of Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi to Pleasanton Unified School District? I believe that...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Glazer endorsed by Mayor Thorne and 80% of City Council

Mayor Jerry Thorne and Councilmembers Kathy Narum, Arne Olson and Jerry Pentin have all endorsed Glazer in his bid for State...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hits from the '90s take center stage Saturday

Here come the '90s! The Firehouse Arts Center is hosting the 13th annual Youth Music Festival, which this year is featuring...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ruthann, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teen eliminated from 'American Idol'

Three weeks after her "American Idol" San Francisco audition, Pleasanton teen Maddy Hudson was cut Feb. 19 from the Fox TV...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 3014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly distributes $80,940 to 10 Holiday Fund beneficiaries

The Pleasanton Weekly distributed checks totaling $80,940 Thursday to 10 nonprofits that are beneficiaries of the newspaper's...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Mar 15, 2015 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 4815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Theater sinking

The Amador Theater on the campus of Amador Valley High School is sinking and major foundation and other restoration work...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by tim, on Mar 15, 2015 at 8:36 am | 15 comments | 4235 Views

AROUND TOWN

HOW IS THE U. S. MAIL DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME, TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?

Mail delivery services to my home and my neighborhood is really bad. I receive my neighbors mail, my neighbors receive my...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Mar 15, 2015 at 8:30 am | 27 comments | 1218 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Author to speak at Firehouse on future of Catholic church

Prolific and controversial bestselling author Garry Wills will be at the Firehouse Arts Center at noon Wednesday to discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen advances to national science competition finals

An Amador Valley student has been named a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search (STS) 2015, which recognizes young...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 13, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 7 comments | 4100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City must decide what's a road

In 2008, Pleasanton voters passed Measure PP, which requires the city to restrict development of housing and commercial structures...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Vintage Hills Resident, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:06 am | 18 comments | 2593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quarry Lane Robotics Team Headed to National Championship

The Quarry Lane School Lower Division Robotics team took both first and second place at the Northern California VEX IQ State...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on Mar. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

6-year-old drowns in Castro Valley pool

A 6-year-old boy drowned at the Castro Valley High School Swim Center on Monday during a trip with his daycare, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Eric, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 10 comments | 2038 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Attorney General kills hospital buyout

Attorney General Kamela Harris is the reason behind the now-failed buyout of the Daughters of Charity network of six hospitals....

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Out of Control Unions

If one thought the BART unions were out of control (I did and still do), than you better hang onto your hats! The ILWU that...

Original post made by Daveg on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Daveg, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 965 Views

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Linda Flagler honored as Pleasanton's 'Classified Employee of the Year'

Pleasanton Unified School District has named Linda Flagler as its 2015-16 Classified Employee of the Year. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Sandy N., on Mar 12, 2015 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1363 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home Depot security officer knocked down by car as woman flees with power toools

A Home Depot security officer was run down by the driver of a car in the Pleasanton store's parking lot last night as he...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 3759 Views
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