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AROUND TOWN

Fireworks could be returning to San Ramon

Are fireworks coming back to San Ramon? It's too soon to say for sure, but the city is taking the first steps toward restoring...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 14, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 9 comments | 2604 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is the job of the School Board President?

I went online to the PUSD website to see what the job of School Board President is. Since the three men on the school board...

Original post made by Upset Voter on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by success, on Jan 6, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 52 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Stepless Salary Schedule

Maybe the Board could form an exploratory committee to look into alternative employee compensation systems. It would be...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Broke, on Mar 13, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 10 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nominal change predicted for student enrollment

A demographer's report shows Pleasanton Unified School District enrollment numbers will provide little relief for the high...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 2601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Area redwood trees showing signs of stress?

We have noticed many redwood trees in the area have rust colored needles - we first noticed the trees on Junipero by the...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 16 comments | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helping Down Town business

After reading the article in this weeks PW it state that the mayor and council want to help the down town as the economy...

Original post made by Don on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 17, 2008 at 12:38 pm | 25 comments | 2598 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services planned here Saturday for Amador Valley graduates who died Friday in San Diego

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for Michel David, 22, and Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both died last Friday in San...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by dancermom, on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 5 comments | 2598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to Pleasanton's “Central Park” on the Bernal Property?

Remember all that big talk 10 years ago regarding the development of a large “central park” on the Bernal Property? This...

Original post made by Protect Ptown History on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Feb 7, 2014 at 10:02 am | 12 comments | 2598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, Amador high, Pleasanton Middle School principals leaving posts in June

Both of Pleasanton's veteran high school principals are leaving the district. John Dwyer made the announcement Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by DJohns, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 2597 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E indicted on criminal charges for 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion

PG&E Co. was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on 12 criminal charges of violating a U.S. pipeline...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 2597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 2596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Planning on Adding New Debt to Offer Golden Handshake Packages

The Pleasanton school board tonight, item 14.4 (http://206.110.20.201/BoardofTrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/fa3mar132012V3.pdf)...

Original post made by long time parent on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 22 comments | 2596 Views

SPORTS

21st annual Tri-For-Fun series kicks off this weekend

This year's Tri-For-Fun Triathlon Series will begin this Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional Park. One-thousand registered...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Alex from Pleasanton, on Jun 23, 2008 at 1:00 am | 1 comment | 2595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds of Tri-Valley students joining county-wide program to walk or bike-ride to schools

Students in some schools in Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore are joining this week in an Alameda County-wide two-week program...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim van Dyke, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 2595 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART fares rise 5% on first day of work in 2014

BART passengers will start their first day of commuting in the new year today with fares up an average of 5 %. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jan 7, 2014 at 11:13 am | 11 comments | 2595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shhhh... (not taught in public schools and may soon be gone)

Shhh... Don't tell anyone you've seen the following because it may be too controversial. You'll be mocked by liberals wherever...

Original post made by Ann on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:05 am | 34 comments | 2594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador kids need training on red lights

Since when do pedestrians (including Amador Valley Cross country team members) have the right a way when they have the red...

Original post made by Red means stop even for you on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:00 am | 20 comments | 2594 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Coffee, Beans & Bistro Closed too?

I have seen the windows boarded/papered up in the last few weeks, Charlie always had a hard time in that spot...What a prime...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Isabelle, on Jul 23, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 2590 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alameda County Sheriff Shocked

Anyone else see this supposed response by Sheriff Ahern to an Occupy protester's written complaint about his department? It...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Angus, on Jan 5, 2012 at 10:16 am | 36 comments | 2590 Views
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