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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board appropriates $2.4 million to add sections, maintain class size

The Pleasanton school board voted Friday evening to undo $2.4 million of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 7, 2011 at 6:29 am | 30 comments | 2098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board agrees in principle to bringing drug dogs onto high school campuses

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Jan 12, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 78 comments | 2098 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gas prices too high, vote NO on prop 30, 38

Maybe the fact that we have really high gas prices already will encourage voters to vote NO on prop 30, 38 and any proposition...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:56 am | 36 comments | 2098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day

What are your thoughts about senior ditch day? Let them, or don't let them....

Original post made by Interested on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Roslin2016, on May 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 37 comments | 2098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slashes $9 million from budget

Despite pleas to save positions and programs, the school board officially identified millions of dollars in cuts to balance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 114 comments | 2097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Punch and kick

After the Tae Bo fad of the late '90s, there are many people who think they know all about kickboxing, but Pleasanton instructor...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2096 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chlorine spill causes traffic snarl

If you were traveling to work on either interstates 580 or 680 Wednesday morning, you were probably dealing with the fallout...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jose, on Oct 5, 2007 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 2095 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

As an eighth grade student at Hart Middle School, I often overhear fellow students complaining they have too much homework....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 4, 2007 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2095 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Young Female Falls down stairs

What happened at the apartment complex on Rose Ave Saturday and she past away on Sunday?????????? I'm so sorry for the families...

Original post made by concern on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Concern, on Feb 24, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 2095 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court this morning upheld Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, by a...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Liberty and Justice for ALL, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 88 comments | 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey about Male Teachers; K-12th grade

I'm currently doing some research about K - 12th grade male educators. 1 a) If your child/children currently has or use...

Original post made by College Student on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tad, on Aug 31, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens say pressure leads to cheating, drug use, depression

A recent panel to address the causes of teen stress came up with a simple answer to who's responsible for pushing kids to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 16, 2011 at 10:38 am | 24 comments | 2094 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miley talks up taxes, regulations and still gets loud applause

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley told members of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton last week that they may have to pay more...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hotslide, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:57 am | 11 comments | 2094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosts Open House at Firehouse Arts Center

I am inviting the community to join me at a Community Open House at the planned Firehouse Arts Center. Saturday, October...

Original post made by Mayor Jennifer Hosterman on Oct. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A majority vote loses out in Pleasanton

Thank heaven, the 35% of Tuesday's voters who managed to quash the Measure E $98 a year parcel tax vote in Pleasanton don't...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pepper, on May 11, 2011 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 2093 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Oak Grove Myth Put to Rest

I've seen various comments around here characterizing the trails of the park in Oak Grove as being between the ridgelines...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 10, 2007 at 5:23 am | 12 comments | 2092 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deadline today to run for City Council, Pleasanton mayor

With the deadline for filing election papers set for 5 p.m. today, the mayoral and City Council races are down to the wire,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:36 pm | 25 comments | 2091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narum Continues To Post Signs Without Permission

Here we go again with signs. I have noticed, those who point fingers at others; do the exact same thing, they have accused...

Original post made by Pat on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 16, 2013 at 10:09 am | 30 comments | 2091 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

My affordable health insurance under Obamacare

I just received my Blue Shield health care premium notice for 2014 –the first year we see the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 22 comments | 2090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 42 comments | 2089 Views
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