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New $34-million elementary school being considered in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board will have to decide whether to build a new elementary school at an estimated cost of $34 million...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Take your pick, on Dec 4, 2012 at 12:50 am | 25 comments | 3514 Views

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24 hour 7-11 coming to corner of Vineyard and 1st St

Is it true the planning dept is considering allowing a 7-11 to be built here? Oh please, where is the class here? We are...

Original post made by Dan on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 7:58 am | 25 comments | 1939 Views

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Chevron Moving to Texas

Chevron announced that it's moving 800 jobs from San Ramon to Texas. No doubt the first of more moves to come. If the average...

Original post made by jason on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Good Move Chevron, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 25 comments | 4640 Views

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Burglar nabs Pleasanton day spa's computers in minutes

A business owner whose Pleasanton day spa was burglarized over the weekend is warning other businesses to take extra precautions. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 25 comments | 2142 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ever lived in an Eichler home? They're coming back

The moment she saw her first Eichler home in Sunnyvale in 2008, Monique Lombardelli fell in love. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Grant Mololo, on Jan 6, 2014 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 7173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Police Parked Near Schools?

What is the deal with Pleasanton Police Department having Pleasanton police in patrol cars sitting for hours on the side...

Original post made by Nothing Better to Do? on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 9, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 25 comments | 7019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 3685 Views

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Three sought in robberies

Pleasanton police are investigating a bank robbery and two robbery attempts, all of which took place within a 24-hour period...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on May 11, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 25 comments | 5227 Views

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Pleasanton school board approves $115 million budget, raises highest teacher salaries to $99,000

The Pleasanton School Board approved a $115 million budget for the 2013-14 school year Tuesday night that includes more than...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pay attention parents, on Jun 29, 2013 at 1:19 am | 25 comments | 5964 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: 74% of Small Businesses will Fire Workers and Cut Hours Due to Obamacare

More "great news" from the Democrat party who favors socialism vs. free enterprise, looks like we are headed for an absolute...

Original post made by Defund Obamacare on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on Jul 24, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 25 comments | 1421 Views

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BART, unions take a breather after governor prevents strike

Negotiators for BART and unions representing about 2,400 employees took a breather yesterday after Gov. Jerry Brown intervened...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 4849 Views

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Pleasanton Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. tonight on proposal for new 7-Eleven store at Santa Rita/West Las Positas

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will hold an informal public meeting tonight to consider a proposal to add a 7-Eleven...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:54 pm | 25 comments | 3434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen driver leaves scene of single-vehicle crash

Pleasanton police are investigating a single-vehicle crash early this morning on Ruby Hill Drive. The call to the 3400 block...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Run from the fire, on Oct 18, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 25 comments | 3122 Views

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PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT

***** PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT ***** GOD BLESS DUCK DYNASTY. hate speech is wrong. hate crimes are wrong. physical...

Original post made by FREE TO HAVE AN OPINION on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 29, 2013 at 12:11 pm | 25 comments | 1163 Views

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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 | 6781 Views

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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 | 8104 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 | 1895 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 | 2219 Views

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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 | 1665 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 | 873 Views
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