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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional Kindergarten

Looks like Transitional K will not be funded in Jerry Brown's new budget (is this correct?). Does that mean it will be dropped...

Original post made by curious on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 17, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 22 comments | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

5,900 motorists in Bay Area cited for cell phone violations last month, CHP reports

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by me, on May 17, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 9 comments | 853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Tour this weekend!

Enjoy gardening? Looking for inspiration? Participate in the Hidden Gardens of the Valley garden tour in Pleasanton this...

Original post made by Valley Humane Society on May. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill High School burglarized

Pleasanton police are investigating an overnight break in at Foothill High School last week. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9261...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by To Get Real-, on May 16, 2012 at 8:36 pm | 12 comments | 977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need the Bat Mobile

Hi All, If anyone knows how I can get in touch with the person who drives the BAT MOBILE around town, please let me know!...

Original post made by Laj on May. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart could get final OK for Pleasanton grocery store at tonight's City Council meeting

Walmart could get the final OK it's been waiting for at tonight's Pleasanton City Council meeting when a vote will be taken...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by steven, on May 16, 2012 at 9:16 am | 13 comments | 991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton college student among 3 charged with drug manufacturing, house fire in Chico

Three Chico State University students, including a 2008 graduate of Amador Valley High School, were arrested last weekend...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 16, 2012 at 7:21 am | 85 comments | 2863 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's debt crises

I voted NO to higher taxes when I left the state. Thank God we only have 1 more year of tuition in the State system. ...

Original post made by Kangaroo on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 15, 2012 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Out-of-the-park homer at Bernal Fields

Brayden Mahdavi, 11, a player on Pleasanton Foothill Little League's AAA Red Sox team, hit a pitched ball 245 feet out of...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by ABSOLUTLY WRONG, on May 15, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 1120 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Important: The Left’s National Vote Fraud Strategy Exposed

For those of you who believe that in order to stay a free country, we need an honest and fair election process, PLEASE read...

Original post made by Concerned American on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on May 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 12 comments | 1019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sullivan's desperate move to block Walmart

It seems self-interest and rhetoric have once again undone a potential positive advancement for the Pleasanton community...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on May 15, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 26 comments | 1749 Views

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Sullivan again blocks final vote on Walmart grocery store in Pleasanton

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan single-handedly blocked a final vote Monday night on a measure that would have allowed...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 15, 2012 at 8:12 am | 106 comments | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know where to get a really good Napoleon

Looking for recommendations for bakeries that make Napoleons. Trying to plan ahead for Father's Day. ...

Original post made by TJ on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tracey, on May 15, 2012 at 6:14 am | 1 comment | 737 Views

SPORTS

Kids and sports injuries

I know, I'm going to be censored by Jeb Bing or one of the other editors before tomorrow (I know since they have deleted...

Original post made by For the public\'s information on May. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill High School Break In

Sometime between Thurs. Night and Fri. morning the main office , including the principals office was broken in to. Why havent...

Original post made by Anon on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on May 14, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 4 comments | 1240 Views

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GUEST OPINION

On January 26, 2012, The Alameda County Transportation Commission approved a Transportation Expenditure Plan (TEP) that responds...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by local, on May 14, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 1075 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Park district get active! Teen art contest

The East Bay Regional Park District invites creative teens to enter the District's first Get Active! Youth Art Contest, now...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Fair Fun, on May 14, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 796 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART awards $896-million contract for 410 new rail cars to Canada's Bombardier

After a lengthy and testy hearing, the BART board has voted 6-2 to award a contract to build a fleet of new rail cars to...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hope the Interiors don't burn, on May 14, 2012 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 1147 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigation continues in Pleasanton shooting deaths

The two victims in last Monday night's fatal shooting in Pleasanton were shot once in the head, according to the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on May 14, 2012 at 8:30 am | 28 comments | 2748 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

JP Morgan and Governor Bown

If JP Morgan execs are going to resign over a $2B trading loss, then why isn't Governor Brown and his Finance Director resigning...

Original post made by Nomad on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on May 13, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 5 comments | 939 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,351 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 27 comments | 805 views