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Dentist's Halloween buy-back program brings in 533 pounds of candy

Dentist Steven Nerad and his office staff have collected a total of 532.93 pounds of Halloween candy since Oct. 31, donations...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robin, on Nov 13, 2014 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 2220 Views

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 | 2219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rock out in the park

Dust off your blankets and pull out your lawn chairs, because it's time for the first installment of the Concerts in the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jun 9, 2008 at 5:31 am | 37 comments | 2218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate Sandy Piderit wants new ways of thinking about education

Concern for the future of education in Pleasanton led Sandy Piderit to run for the school board, she told a small crowd at...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:51 am | 55 comments | 2218 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Amador grad tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 3 comments | 2217 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 2217 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 | 2217 Views

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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 | 2217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solar panels stolen from Hearst Elementary School

Thirty-nine solar panels valued at $31,200 were stolen from Hearst Elementary School over the weekend, according to the school...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by What a joke, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:33 am | 12 comments | 2216 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 | 2216 Views

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 | 2216 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 | 2216 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Pleasanton website coming

The city of Pleasanton has hired a Newport Beach software firm to develop a new website to replace www.cityofpleasantonca.gov...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Dec 23, 2013 at 8:28 am | 5 comments | 2216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Cut Day

Senior parenst should have received a call from Jim Hansen, Amador Principal , last night asking that Senior parents do not...

Original post made by Roseann Edge on May. 20, 2011
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Five rescuers in Pleasanton Police Department get commendations for saving a life

Two Pleasanton police dispatchers, two officers and a sergeant are being commending for their work last month that saved...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 2215 Views

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New GASB Pension Rules to Impact PLeasanton Balance Sheet

GASBís New Pension Accounting Rules Coming to Pleasanton The new rules being proposed by the Government Accounting Standards...

Original post made by Transparency Is Overdue on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Crazy Jake, on Aug 15, 2011 at 9:53 pm | 16 comments | 2214 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Helping others better understand English

They volunteer to give back to the community, but what they don't expect to gain from the experience are the friendships...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 25, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 2214 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 | 2212 Views

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El Balazo Closed

Seems all (7)but the original El Balazo restaurants shut their doors without notice to employees and public (Tri Valley Herald)....

Original post made by sandy n. on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jaime Moreno, on Mar 24, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 2212 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council approves BRE housing project for Hacienda

Facing a packed meeting room of more than 100 construction union leaders and their members, the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 20, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 15 comments | 2212 Views
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