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New BART board president seeks to ban strikes

Veteran BART Director Joel Keller began his term as the transit agency's board president with a bang yesterday by proposing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:41 am | 25 comments | 4525 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ousted principal likely on school board agenda tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will likely be discussing the fate of former Walnut Grove Elementary School Principal Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by WG meeting, on Feb 17, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 25 comments | 5485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Teacher Tenure Lawsuit

Day 13 of the trial ended today. Seven more days of testimony is expected, and it will be some weeks or months before the...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Feb 17, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 25 comments | 1387 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's deputy guilty of sharing confidential information

One of two people charged with illegally sharing confidential information has been found guilty of a single misdemeanor charge. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:36 am | 25 comments | 1519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tried to Buy at Farmer's Market, Ended up at Safeway

As a long time farmer's market patron I arrived there this morning at 8:50, 10 minutes before the official opening. However,...

Original post made by Downtown shopper on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Time for a climate survey, on Mar 20, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 25 comments | 1345 Views

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Walmart's Taxpayer Supported Practices Means Subtraction of 100,000 Teacher Jobs

When the facts show that over 6 billion $$$ of taxpayer money goes toward keeping Walmart and its labor practices in business,...

Original post made by Demoralized Educator on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 690 Views

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America's Youth Sing Truth and Freedom

These open carry chicks are awesome. They originate from Texas, which is predictable. I only wish these kinds of bright,...

Original post made by Freedom on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Freedom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board set to vote on possible modified calendar

The Pleasanton school board is set to vote on the instructional calendar for the 2015-16 school year in open session at next...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by shocked parent, on Jun 23, 2014 at 10:44 am | 25 comments | 4246 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shrieking sound keeps Pleasanton residents awake at night

Distressing, unnerving and strange sounds have roused Pleasanton resident Keli Martinez in the middle of the night for several...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:48 pm | 25 comments | 5380 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's 'Spare the Air' day again in Pleasanton

A Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday in Pleasanton because of expected unhealthy pollution levels. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2014 at 6:40 pm | 25 comments | 756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 2013 Views

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"Too Old' for Hip Surgery

To all those who voted for OBAMA, what is your reaction to the following article? Are you surprised? You shouldn't be....

Original post made by kt on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 24 comments | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property Tax Bill

I was just paying my property tax bill (2nd installment due by April 10th) and noticed a charge for "Voter Approved Debt...

Original post made by BJ on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2341 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rough road ahead?

A rift that's been brewing for years between mountain bikers and the East Bay Regional Park District hit a boiling point...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by bluenos, on Apr 10, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 24 comments | 1283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote Yes on Measure G Destroy Pleasanton Schools

A vote for Measure G is a vote to Destroy Pleasanton Schools. If you vote Yes on Measure G: Two Staff Development Days...

Original post made by Tax Revolt on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by doglover, on Apr 8, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 24 comments | 1601 Views

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Why can't UN do anything with the Somalia Pirate problem?

Why doesn't the world react to the Somalia pirate problem? 6 pirate attacks and takeovers in one-week. Why does UN sit...

Original post made by Concerned World Citizen on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 12, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 24 comments | 1561 Views

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Rescued, Captain Phillips a HERO - 3 Pirates killed

The details of how the rescue took place is still coming in but the Captain and our Navy/military are heros! I have been...

Original post made by Marine Mom on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by . . ., on Apr 13, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 24 comments | 1642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will we need Measure G if state Props 1A - 1C pass?

The programs Measure G funds in relation to the PUSD budget passed last March assumes state propositions 1A - 1C succeed....

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 7, 2009 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 1245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Received my measure G ballot today - voted No!

One more vote for no....

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on May 14, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 24 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Valley View Principal Leaving??

I have recently heard that the Principal of Valley View Elementary will be leaving at the end of this school year. Does...

Original post made by Interested on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 24 comments | 1768 Views
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