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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opportunity School

Did anyone understand what Opportunity School was?????...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by another mom, on May 2, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 26 comments | 2939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best buddies ride for diabetes

Last year, Pleasanton resident Harinder Grewal wanted to do something different before he turned 40. He heard about Team...

Original post made on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Sarah, on May 30, 2007 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 2938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton chooses new school superintendent

In a search that's lasted nearly six months, Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has selected its next superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on May 3, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 24 comments | 2937 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Second accident leaves two teens injured

Just three hours after a car crashed head-on into a cinderblock wall in back of the Pleasanton DMV, killing a 16-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2936 Views

AROUND TOWN

New stores, fitness centers opening in Pleasanton

New stores and fitness centers will be opening in Pleasanton in the coming weeks, including a second grocery store n the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 2936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers must play role in budget fix

Viewpoint From The Sacramento Bee (well written): How do you know when you're in a family? When you're asked to clean...

Original post made by reader on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Insider, on Feb 14, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 98 comments | 2935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug problem at Foothill

Someone really needs to check into the drug problem at Foothill High School....

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Kate, on Feb 8, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 2934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E. Why so much negativity toward teachers?

We recently relocated to Pleasanton because we were impressed with the quality of the schools (on paper). My kids are in...

Original post made by New to town on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 21, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 89 comments | 2934 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest 2 in attempted catalytic converter theft

Pleasanton police made two arrests Saturday after one was spotted apparently trying to remove a catalytic converter from...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 28, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 11 comments | 2934 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly wins key California newspaper award

The Pleasanton Weekly has won the second place award for business reporting in 2006 in the annual, state-wide "Better Newspaper...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Jul 27, 2007 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador grad paralyzed in 1998 to skydive this morning at Monterey Bay airport

Ashley Olson, a graduate of Amador Valley High School who was paralyzed in a car accident in 1998, will show that skydiving...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Siena, on Jul 20, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 2933 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Furloughs start tomorrow at Livermore Lab

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Bay Area-based national research institutions face a nearly total closure...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Money for Nothing?, on Oct 15, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 8 comments | 2933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school Head Lice Policy

Does anyone remember hearing about this new "head lice policy" change implemented by the PUSD? As a parent to have twice...

Original post made by Christine on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Swartzendruber, on Mar 7, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 43 comments | 2932 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Questionable borrowing leads to a mountain of school debt

Cash-out bond refinancing done by the Pleasanton Unified School District will cost taxpayers more than $9 million over 20...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth Dallmann, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:01 am | 84 comments | 2929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves accountability plan

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved of the district's Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) at its meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Deport Cholo, on Jun 30, 2014 at 9:01 am | 5 comments | 2929 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton woman's retirement hobby turns into beautiful business

Pleasanton resident Remy Dato may be retired from her career as a principal scientist with Johnson & Johnson, but she certainly...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Ptown Mom, on Oct 3, 2014 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 2929 Views

RESTAURANTS

FALSE ADVERTISING BY STRAW HAT ON HOPYARD

Last week, a full page, color ad came out advertising a 50 year celebration at Straw Hat, where they were rolling the prices...

Original post made by Upset in P-Town on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by deedee, on Jan 27, 2010 at 9:47 am | 24 comments | 2928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

27 positions on possible chopping block in Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to send notices of possible layoff for 27 full-time positions, fewer than expected...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:34 am | 107 comments | 2927 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phone tracker app leads to San Ramon arrest

A San Ramon woman managed to track her stolen cellphone using a phone tracker app and helped lead officers to the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dyanne, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 2926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Using Google Earth to visualise the Oak Grove project

Here is where you can download the kmz file I put together. http://zuul.org/sites/default/files/Oak%20Grove.kmz It opens...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Shelley, on Dec 17, 2007 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 2925 Views
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Better financial times ahead for ValleyCare thanks to Stanford merger
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 470 views

Tax Day
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 286 views