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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barton Reading or paid Birthday Holidays - PUSD board to decide 2/22

This Tuesday, the PUSD school board will decide to reduce Barton reading program funding by 50% to save $53,000. They will...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 4032 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

The Pleasanton Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is sponsoring "Together We Prepare," a disaster preparedness workshop....

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Maurice HUNTER, on Nov 17, 2015 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 4031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 4030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is this even legal?

I am wondering if the following "informational" (read brainwashing) session is allowed on public school grounds during instruction...

Original post made by alee on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 118 comments | 4025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weather service issues hazardous weather warning for today

The National Weather Service is expecting hazardous weather conditions today, with the major storm heading into Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 4024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity

Does anyone know what happen last evening at the corner of 1st and Vineyard.As I drove by @ 5:45 there were lots of police...

Original post made by momof2 on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by nancy s., on Sep 29, 2010 at 8:50 am | 14 comments | 4024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major apartment project for Bernal-Stanley goes to Pleasanton Council Aug. 6

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a public hearing Aug. 6 to consider a developer's bid to build a 345-apartment unit...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mcdaddy, on Aug 20, 2013 at 9:54 am | 52 comments | 4023 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Smart & Final to open Pleasanton supermarket Aug. 13

Smart & Final will open its newest supermarket Aug. 13 in the Pleasanton Square Shopping Center on Johnson Drive Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by ArekNikiret, on Sep 5, 2009 at 4:22 am | 13 comments | 4017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters to get 3% raises in each of next 4 years

Unionized firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department are being offered 3% pay increases each year over the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Lugnut, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:00 am | 35 comments | 4016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin celebrates St. Patrick's Day today, tomorrow

Put on your kilt for the 31st annual city of Dublin St. Patrick's Day celebration today and tomorrow. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 17, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 6 comments | 4015 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Hooters in downtown Pleasanton, though sign said so

Anyone downtown over the weekend probably did a double-take when they saw a sign on the fence of the old Kolln Hardware Store...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Lighten Up Ptown, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 4014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan, Sierra Club join Oak Grove appeal effort

The Tri-Valley region of the Sierra Club has agreed to support an appeal by former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and her citizens'...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by frank, on May 21, 2008 at 6:21 pm | 53 comments | 4013 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKewon court hearing rescheduled for Jan. 9

Judge Hugh Walker granted the driver involved in a head-on collision that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams a continuation...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2007 at 9:42 am | 81 comments | 4011 Views

AROUND TOWN

New officer joins Pleasanton Police Department

The Pleasanton Police Department welcomed a Pleasanton native as its newest officer this month. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 4011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are you in denial as to what your teenager is 'really' doing?

I am so disappointed in one fact, and that is the fact that most parents do not want to take responsibility for 'what is...

Original post made by anonymous on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by M, on Sep 24, 2007 at 12:20 pm | 4 comments | 4010 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Presidents Should Be Held Accountable

Barack Obama has been quick to take credit for ACA (Obamacare), but he has yet to take responsibility for the federal government's...

Original post made by Angelo on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by medical, on Aug 25, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 4009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No decision, no new information on principal's ouster

The Pleasanton School Board took no action regarding ousted Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranish on Tuesday night, despite...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not the teacher, on Nov 27, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 5 comments | 4009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools could face more than $5-million in new cuts, board learns last night

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told last night that it could face as much...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2011 at 10:02 am | 78 comments | 4008 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fire department's deputy chief to retire Thursday

Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Rodondi of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will retire Thursday after more than 30 years...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by g7caligirl, on Jul 23, 2015 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 4008 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dentist's Halloween buy-back program brings in 533 pounds of candy

Dentist Steven Nerad and his office staff have collected a total of 532.93 pounds of Halloween candy since Oct. 31, donations...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robin, on Nov 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 4007 Views
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