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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 51 comments | 6487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prop 30 and prop 38

Both proposition 30 and proposition 38 have implications for our local schools, and next Tuesday night, the school board...

Original post made by Sandy on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by well, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:29 am | 28 comments | 2929 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Clean Water Action group endorses Stark

The Clean Water Action organization has endorsed Congressman Pete Stark's re-election to the newly established 15th District. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 5, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 9 comments | 1327 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Sneak Peek' shows Paragon Outlets nearing completion

The developers of Paragon Outlets led the media and selected guests on an hour-long "sneak peek" of the 120-store shopping...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Just.Me, on Sep 5, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 7967 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Homeowner claims 15,000 worth of jewelry stolen from their Paseo Catalina home

A Pleasanton homeowner has reported to police that $15,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from their home in the 6700 block...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by Paranoid, on Sep 5, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 1356 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Officer wounded, suspect dead in I-680 shooting

A Highway Patrol officer is hospitalized with critical injuries and a suspect is dead after a morning shoot-out on Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 1393 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pension bill loophole enables more spiking !

Our predictably lousy Legislature is ramming through a socalled 'reform' bill, under the pretense of righting wrongs. Instead,...

Original post made by Anti-union on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Cholo's Uncle, on Sep 4, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 10 comments | 1356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbor's Pine Tree

My neighbor has a pine tree about 25 feet tall close to their side of fence. The branches "overflow" to our side of the fence...

Original post made by pTownLover on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Heather, on Sep 3, 2012 at 11:29 am | 34 comments | 5072 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bring out the bagpipes: the Scottish Games are on again today

Don your plaid -- if not a kilt -- and head to the Fairgrounds today for an adventure in everything Scottish, from bagpipes...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Sep 3, 2012 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 2549 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This WILL "make my day". Clint Eastwood to speak to RNC tonight

Rumors are swirling, the RNC has a speaking slot tonight, right before FL Senator Marco Rubio introduces Mitt Romney. The...

Original post made by stinky on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 2, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 1656 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Inform yourself of what the Occupy Movement has in store for the Repub Convention

This is what the Democrat party has become. Remember the words of Nancy Pelosi, "God Bless Them." (i.e. the "Occupiers") Check...

Original post made by Why on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 17 comments | 2945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 19 comments | 2010 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football reporting vs. local high schools

Don't really care about Stanford football but do care about local HS sports. The Fall sports article in the PW two weeks...

Original post made by Ennis on Sep. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1516 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans approve platform that would ban abortions

The republicans approved their socially backwards platform, one that would ban abortions. Read about it: " Republicans...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2012 at 9:22 am | 54 comments | 2730 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 More soldiers killed today in Afghanistan

The AP reports today that two more soldiers were killed yesterday, bringing this week's total to 9 U.S. deaths. See the...

Original post made by liberalism is a disease on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 11 comments | 1065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advertising Vodka to kids at school

There has been a blimp flying around Pleasaton today and for the past couple weeks. It's not the Goodyear Blimp but a "Hanger...

Original post made by why? on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Internet browser, on Sep 1, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 2824 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman sexually assaulted by police officer impersonator in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department and allied agencies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in a...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by WIKI, on Aug 31, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 18 comments | 2496 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Like Pleasanton, San Jose imposes two-tier pension plan for new employees

The San Jose City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday that will implement a second tier pension plan for new employees. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by GX, on Aug 31, 2012 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 1673 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 2553 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Finest Hours

The finest hours I've ever seen on TV are happening now. Since 5:00 until 8:00, on C-Span....NO ADS.... Could be recorded...

Original post made by Informed on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by john, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:58 pm | 11 comments | 1547 Views
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