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SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 27, 2016 at 12:11 pm | 16 comments | 4365 Views

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Please Act: New Bill Requiring Congress to Enroll in any New Govt-Run Health Plan

Please read and act. It only takes a minute! Then please pass this link on to everyone in your contacts database! On...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ccnnie, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 16 comments | 1501 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council meets tonight to consider new employee contract

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. tonight to consider and possibly ratify a new two-year...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by You get what you pay for, on May 20, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 16 comments | 1738 Views

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Democrats' Continuing to Destroy Jobs - Now Pushing $15/hr. Minimum Wage

This move toward passing a $15/hour minimum wage will be devastating to local businesses and those seeking entry-level jobs,...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 5, 2016 at 8:13 am | 16 comments | 500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable Care workshop at LPC Oct. 29

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-16th) will host an Affordable Care Act information session from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Susie, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 2094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Verizon adds Pleasanton sites to improve service

The Verizon Wireless Network announced this week that it has added new 4G LTE cell sites along Vineyard Avenue, Isabel Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by VZ not worst, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:12 am | 16 comments | 8711 Views

AROUND TOWN

What a mess on Monaco Court

Homeowners on Monaco Court and neighboring streets were awakened Friday by crews with large machines adding pavement slurry...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Another Windmill Lane Homeowner, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 16 comments | 6289 Views

SPORTS

Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 2773 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Firefighters rescue woman from burning structure in Livermore

Firefighters Friday rescued a woman trapped inside a locked room at a residential motel in Livermore that was on fire. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 24, 2013 at 8:02 pm | 16 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Safeway 'Lifestyle' store goes to council for final OK Tuesday

The City Council is expected to approve final plans Tuesday for a new super-size Safeway "Lifestyle" supermarket across from...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Don't overextend, on Oct 19, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 16 comments | 1826 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHO MONITORS CITY CONTRACTORS?

The city of Pleasanton contracts with several contractors to provide city services to the residents of Pleasanton. The focus...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Roger, on Aug 9, 2015 at 12:55 am | 16 comments | 1014 Views

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Chilling newly released video every American should watch...

Every American should watch this chilling newly released video of what could be in our near future. http://www.tangle.com/view_video.php?viewkey=0861ff3eabea1ceb73e4 To...

Original post made by , on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by S., on Mar 25, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 16 comments | 2232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can we all transition out of using incandescent Christmas lights?

Does anyone else feel there is a lot of energy being wasted on xmas lights? They're pretty, but I'd sure like to see people...

Original post made by Ryan on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Another mom, on Dec 18, 2013 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 2117 Views

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Why are liberals and progressives...

So willing to be lied to, so willing to give up their own personal freedom, so willing to let others work on their behalf...etc?...

Original post made by Why? on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Well Now, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 16 comments | 1245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Superintendent

The following letter was in yesterday's (May 20) edition. I have responded below. Thanks, school community Dear Editor, A...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by pot/kettle, on May 22, 2011 at 7:02 am | 16 comments | 2054 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 4033 Views

RESTAURANTS

Amarone Italian Restaurant - A REAL Italian meal

Finally, a REAL Italian restaurant. The chef is from Florence, the owners from Verona, Italy. They KNOW how to do it up...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Benjamin, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:15 am | 16 comments | 3356 Views

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Torrico introduces legislation to place officers at high schools

California Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico, whose district includes a portion of Pleasanton, this week introduced...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 16 comments | 1462 Views

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Firehouse Arts Center opens tonight

The city's stunning, new $10 million Firehouse Arts Center opens tonight with a sold-out, $125-a-ticket launch party sponsored...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:35 am | 16 comments | 1503 Views

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GOP's Harmer issues concessionary statement in loss to McNerney in 11th Congressional District race

San Ramon attorney and Republican David Harmer has conceded defeat in his bid to unseat Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 10, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 16 comments | 2005 Views
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