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21 more new homes approved for Pleasanton developments

More housing is headed for Pleasanton with the City Council's approval of 19 new homes on Rose Avenue across from the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 5, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 19 comments | 3678 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Serial robbery suspect arrested after car chase

California Highway Patrol arrested a man in Manteca Tuesday morning suspected in several robberies in the Bay Area and Central...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by thanks for the enertainment, on May 12, 2009 at 2:43 am | 19 comments | 2980 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court orders reduction in prison population

A three-judge federal panel has tentatively ruled that the population of California's severely overcrowded prisons must be...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 19 comments | 2795 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud noises last night...gunfire?

My husband and I woke to what we thought were repeated sound of gunfire last night at about 1:30 am. There were 2 episodes...

Original post made by Muirwood Area Resident on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 26, 2012 at 10:05 am | 19 comments | 5458 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two busted in daytime burglaries

Surveillance video taken at a March 26 daytime burglary in the 8000 block of Regency Drive has led to the arrest of a two...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sumati, on Apr 16, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 19 comments | 2461 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP car flips over during high speed chase on I-580 east of Livermore

Two California Highway Patrol officers suffered minor injuries after their patrol car overturned during a high-speed pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 7:30 am | 19 comments | 3484 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

NTSB to investigate BART workers' deaths on tracks

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the deaths of two BART workers Saturday in a collision on the tracks...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:29 am | 19 comments | 2678 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friday is sentencing day for the Dublin hit-and-run lawyer

In November, Spencer Freeman Smith pled guilty to felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for hitting and...

Original post made by Sam on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Riley Curious, on Sep 29, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 2550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 3, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has anyone heard about the incident at Amador?

I've been checking periodically for a week trying to get details on an incident that occured at the last school dance held...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 18 comments | 2538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The need to freeze salaries

Russell seemed to have some difficulty finding articles about school districts freezing salaries so... Following are some...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethinking the Parcel Tax

I'm so confused! I am doing my homework, reading lots about this proposed parcel tax. And I'm just not convinced anymore....

Original post made by Tracy on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tate Chen, on May 13, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 18 comments | 2229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

progress toward balancing the school budget

State budget cuts are forcing the Pleasanton school district to cut $9.7 million from the school budget. The district has...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Office Worker, on May 2, 2009 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mt. Diablo Unified. A glimpse into our future if Measure G fails?

In today's paper. You may remember their parcel tax failed on May 19. "In other districts, where fewer teachers are losing...

Original post made by The future on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bottom Line, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 18 comments | 1902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now what?

I voted NO today, but I am actually quite willing to spend more money on our schools...if we had a different contract with...

Original post made by Dreamin on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rosemarie, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 18 comments | 1781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-Measure G Victory Song (America Wins!)

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by DTS, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 1971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

coordinating classroom volunteers: would this help the schools?

I know that many parents volunteer in classrooms in the district. I wonder, though, how equitable that process is, if volunteers...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by different resident, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 18 comments | 1764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Will Be Conservative Afterall READ:

Topic: (&KIDS) This should make the conservatives PROUD! Does this make sense? Who is goint to bail out the hospitals when...

Original post made by Rose on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 18 comments | 1590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

shorten the school year, Mercury News recommends

I would like to hear reactions to this San Jose Mercury News editorial from Sunday's paper. Editorial: Shorten school...

Original post made by sandy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 2133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deborah Grossman named city's 6th poet laureate

Deborah Grossman, a published author, feature writer and long-time Tri-Valley poet, was appointed last night as Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by RILKA, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 18 comments | 2313 Views
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