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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss new possible calendar options

The Pleasanton school board will meet Tuesday night to hear a report on the non-traditional calendar for the 2015-16 school...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on May 28, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 24 comments | 3445 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on over at the old TGIFridays?

Drove by there today and saw that it was under construction. Anybody know what's going in there?...

Original post made by Jennie on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by oldtimer, on May 28, 2014 at 8:31 am | 6 comments | 2011 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Campaign support- $700,000 from the unions to Sbranti

New information from the CA Secretary of State website. A new option, listing "Late expenditures affecting this candidate." The...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on May 27, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 candidates on TV30 at noon today

Four of the seven candidates seeking re-election or election to the Zone 7 board of directors took the opportunity last week...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 27, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1150 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton households told to cut water usage by 25%

The Pleasanton City Council last night voted 4-0 to require all households and businesses in the city to reduce water consumption...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by rayven, on May 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 137 comments | 13168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earthquake, fire emergency preparedness class Tuesday

The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will be providing a free Personal Emergency Preparedness class in the multipurpose...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 27, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 2644 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buchanan hosts education talk in Pleasanton

Pleasanton residents and school officials had the chance to pick the brain of State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo)...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 27, 2014 at 8:44 am | 4 comments | 1005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workshop planned for nonprofits seeking grants

The Las Positas College Cooperative Collection, in an arrangement with the Foundation Center of New York, will host a free...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mandy, on May 27, 2014 at 8:00 am | 2 comments | 929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive

How is the hated Stoneridge Drive to Livermore doing. I drove over the other day and there was absolutely no traffic. Where...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by J, on May 26, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 16 comments | 1732 Views

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Pleasanton to hold Memorial Day ceremony at 10:30 a.m. today

Pleasanton's annual Memorial Day observance will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. today in the garden area just south of the...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 26, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 592 Views

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Alameda County Fair announces concert lineup

Representatives of the Alameda County Fair have announced the lineup for the 2014 "Big O Tires Concert Series." Read the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 26, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 4 comments | 4373 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

UPS stomps on retirees health

UPS notified their retirees that our insurance premiums will double next month, quadruple in 2015, and increase 6x what we...

Original post made by Marie on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 26, 2014 at 8:06 am | 7 comments | 374 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Broadway star to shine in 'A Chorus Line'

A five-six-seven-eight! Pacific Repertory Theatre opens its production of "A Chorus Line" tonight at the Firehouse Arts Center,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by ellennacey, on May 26, 2014 at 4:12 am | 1 comment | 2240 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Confirms Palin's Factual Claim: He's Just a Lazy Guy

With two of the largest scandals to ever face this nation brewing, Benghazi and VA death panels, Obama finds time to visit...

Original post made by William Tell on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on May 25, 2014 at 8:46 pm | 10 comments | 352 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beware of woman at parking lot in Walmart

Just to let you know this morning I was approached by an African American woman (around her late 40īs) telling me that she...

Original post made by Disappointed citizen on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on May 25, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 54 comments | 5231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Walnut Grove principal files claim against district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh, who was placed on administrative leave Oct. 25, has filed a...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Reality, on May 24, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 63 comments | 8773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Foothill principal says he's here to stay

The new principal at Foothill High, Jason Krolikowski, describes himself as a "veteran new guy," with three years each at...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on May 24, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 7 comments | 3009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County sheriff to no longer hold undocumented immigrants eligible for release

The Alameda County Sheriff's Office will no longer honor requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold suspected...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on May 24, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 12 comments | 1505 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs 3 multi-million-dollar corporate projects

The Pleasanton City Council approved three major business developments Tuesday that will cost millions of dollars to build,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by conerned about water, on May 23, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 11 comments | 2882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual attack in Livermore Park may be one in a series of similar incidents

Livermore police said today that they're investigating whether a sexual battery on a woman who was walking in Robertson Park...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on May 23, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 1963 Views
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