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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Major Pleasanton developer wants school district to halt tonight's expected approval of half-billion-dollar facilities plan

The developer of a multi-million-dollar apartment complex in Hacienda Business Park criticized the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 3127 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Homes for our feathered friends

If it's wood, Susan Yager knows how to fix it. When she sees a bird, she wants to build a wooden house for it. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ellen, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 6 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

S.F police prepare for post-Superbowl celebrations after Sunday's 49ers-Baltimore Ravens game

San Francisco city officials preparing for the 49ers' Super Bowl game Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens are hoping to avoid...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 922 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin man shot, injured after threatening police officer with knife

Police shot and injured a Dublin man Friday morning after he allegedly walked toward officers with a large knife, a spokesman...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boomer Lifestyle Show opens at Fairgrounds tomorrow

The Boomer Lifestyle show, a two-day event about living for today and planning for tomorrow. opens at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Jan 30, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1139 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nomination period to fill Pleasanton City Council vacancy closes Friday

The nomination period to fill a City Council vacancy at a Special Election is now open, closing at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 29, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 9 comments | 1211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' Facilities Master Plan up for approval tonight

The Pleasanton school board is expected to approve the final draft of its facilities master plan tonight, including nearly...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by local, on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 1004 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Organic foods a favorite among healthy shoppers

Organic foods have become a favorite among many shoppers who consider them more nutritious and healthy, with 40 studies published...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 5 comments | 1280 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Rush to Judgment: Save Our Guns

There are so many problems in our society far worse than gun ownership, which is the foundation of our Constitutional freedoms....

Original post made by Jennifer Wittingham on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 29, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 24 comments | 1057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Desperate times lead to 'The Full Monty,' showing through Feb. 3

Take a half-dozen unemployed men, add a bit of desperation and a plan to bare all to earn some quick cash, put it all to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Penelope, on Jan 29, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast did it again

I just received my Comcast bill and was shocked to see that the Franchise Fee had doubled since December. There was no mention...

Original post made by Surprised on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Laura Latt, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 21 comments | 3508 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Postage Increase

With the upcoming increase in postal rates effective 1/27/13 (were you aware of this increase?), why aren't all rates increasing?...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:46 am | 26 comments | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Final Exams vs STAR testing

So why do the schools provide water and snacks for students during STAR testing but not for final exams!!!!...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by LOL, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 16 comments | 1542 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland Council votes to hire ex-L.A. police chief in push to stop crime

The Oakland City Council voted 7-1 shortly after 2 a.m. today to approve a controversial measure to hire former New York...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth Ann, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:24 am | 9 comments | 1131 Views

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San Ramon Regional, John Muir form hospital partnership

John Muir Health will invest nearly $100 million to acquire part ownership of San Ramon Regional Medical Center in San Ramon...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian Capitalist, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 7 comments | 2304 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FOX throws Sarah under the bus: Becomes just another lamestreamer media outlet

Real Clear Politics was the first to report with glee that Palin who reportedly signed a $1 million-a-year contract with...

Original post made by She\\\'s been my light on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 28, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 11 comments | 1162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council names 2 teen poet laureates

Two teenagers have been named co-teen poet laureates for Pleasanton, a position that highlights their literary skills and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Teacake Frank, on Jan 28, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 2554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community workshop set for 6:30 p.m. tonight on parks, recreation services in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton will host its third and last community workshop for the city's comprehensive Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by William Tell, on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community leaders to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday

Community leaders will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday at the 13th...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Why, on Jan 27, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton recreation supervisor arrested for theft

Ian Anderson, a recreation supervisor employed by the city of Pleasanton, was arrested Thursday and charged with embezzling...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 96 comments | 3574 Views
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