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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 2186 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 | 2186 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 | 2186 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 | 2186 Views

AROUND TOWN

PW Opinionist Challenges the Federal Takeover of Grammar

PW's designated 'opinionator', Tim Hunt, writes the following: "The novel legal theory to cast aside the state’s role...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 2186 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

DNC tries to reject God and Jerusalem from Democratic platform mention

This really just happened, today, at the Democratic convention. The Democratic delegates tried to reject God. When that failed,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 10, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 19 comments | 2185 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 | 2184 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 | 2184 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore couple charged in Pleasanton drug fraud

Two Livermore residents have been charged in a Pleasanton prescription fraud, according to a police report. Christina Marie...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by SayWhat?, on May 18, 2011 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 2184 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 | 2183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition Over $290M Unfunded Liability Continues

The grass roots petition from the citizens of Pleasanton asking the city to a hold public forums to discuss the $290M in...

Original post made by TriValleyPatriots.com on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by two cents, on Jan 9, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 29 comments | 2183 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 | 2183 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 | 2183 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 | 2182 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sniffing out trouble

Dogs may be man's best friend, but for some Pleasanton students, in the not-too-distant future, they may be anything but. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Drug Prevention, on Feb 4, 2012 at 9:31 pm | 9 comments | 2182 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cashing in on Kolln

A majority on the Planning Commission went into last night's meeting convinced they wouldn't support the installation of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2008
Last comment by !fereurora!, on Nov 3, 2008 at 6:22 am | 28 comments | 2180 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 | 2180 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Councilman Thorne earns National League of Cities award

Pleasanton Vice Mayor Jerry Thorne will be recognized by the National League of Cities (NLC) for reaching the Bronze level...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Judy Lloyd, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 17 comments | 2180 Views

SPORTS

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2011 PJFL FOOTBALL & CHEER SEASON!

Registration is now open for the 2011 Pleasanton Junior Football League season. PJFL offers contact football and cheerleading...

Original post made by Andrew Ebel on May. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2180 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 | 2180 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,092 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 791 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 605 views