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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 2167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wounded veterans to be honored here Friday

Five seriously injured veterans will be awarded grants Friday night from proceeds raised at a benefit concert last October...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 21, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 6 comments | 2167 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Fatal I-580 accident not a hit-and-run

A 23-year-old Tracy woman was killed Monday night when she was struck by a car on Interstate 580 in Livermore, the CHP reported....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by John Williams, on Jan 6, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 2166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former councilman, Hart Middle School V.P. Matt Campbell takes top post at Las Lomas High

Matt Campbell, 43, vice principal at Hart Middle School, has been hired as the new principal at Las Lomas High School in...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca, on Sep 15, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 25 comments | 2166 Views

AROUND TOWN

High density housing complex planned for Hacienda won't have 'that Pleasanton look'

Agreeing that a new affordable housing project won't have "that Pleasanton look," city planning commissioners nevertheless...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 25, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 58 comments | 2165 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council Election being bought by deep pockets

Candidate Miller got his signs out before any other candidate, in fact BEFORE the agreed upon date. Several Google searches...

Original post made by Nona on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Issues? Sure!, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:51 am | 43 comments | 2165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open field fire in southwest Pleasanton quickly extinguished Saturday

A small grass fire in an open field on the southwest side of Pleasanton was quickly extinguished Saturday by firefighters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 2165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wrong Tax, Wrong Time Rally and March

I am calling on all of us that have investigated all of the issues, have educated ourselves on Measure G, and have firmly...

Original post made by No on G! on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Me too, on May 6, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 56 comments | 2164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

how much for cell phone ticket

got a cell phone ticket, anyone can tell me how much the fees are above the $20 citation? I will get a hands free device...

Original post made by ideservedit on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Get real, on May 3, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 10 comments | 2164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Dirty Politics in a Community of Character"

"Dirty Politics in a Community of Character" The superintendent of Pleasanton's public schools was caught last month...

Original post made by Liz on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 9, 2009 at 6:16 am | 46 comments | 2163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 2163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rate your favorite/non-favorite P-Town businesses

Hi All, I haven't seen this mentioned anywhere here yet so i thought I would bring it up. My name's Brett Gregory and...

Original post made by Brett Gregory on Dec. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2161 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Election Exemplary Of Initiative Process Faults

Frequent readers here may be familiar with my negative opinions about direct democracy. Most of my concern with it is in...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 20, 2008 at 10:44 am | 30 comments | 2161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign volunteer going door-to-door "representing" the Pleasanton Police and Fire Departments

This has to be illegal, and if it isn't, it certainly doesn't put the candidate in a good light. Let me preface by saying...

Original post made by Steve on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Bonnie, on Sep 27, 2012 at 6:49 am | 13 comments | 2161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore man arrested in fatal road rage stabbing

Livermore police arrested a man suspected of fatally stabbing another driver during a road rage incident Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by DOG, on Sep 27, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 9 comments | 2160 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former councilman, Lions Club member Roger McLain dies

Former councilman and Lions Club member Roger McLain died Tuesday at a rest home. He was 77 years old. Mr. McLain was...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Dec 20, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hills Shopping Center - Sushi Restaurant Grand Opening

Yeah!! Finally something is opening in the newly remodeled (in progress) Vintage Hills Shopping Center. Kokoro Sushi...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 3, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 4, 2008 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 2159 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney and Women's Rights

Found this on the web - http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-08-21/news/sfl-commentary-sobel-oped-82312_1_individual-rights-women-abortions...

Original post made by Gail on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 6:29 am | 25 comments | 2159 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the Foothill HS driveway backwards?!

Foothill HS has obviously been around for quite a few years and I've always read about the horrific traffic and accidents...

Original post made by Baffled on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Baffled, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:07 am | 25 comments | 2158 Views
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