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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Surprise, Surprise...Here Comes the Censorship Doctrine...

And for an OBAMA / democrat encore, coming soon is their Censorship Doctrine (which they try to fool the public as they entitle...

Original post made by pete on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:58 am | 36 comments | 2311 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 101 comments | 2311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Down town Pleasanton is boring

We recently took a stroll downtown Pleasanton on a Sunday afternoon. OMG, the place is just dead quiet! We went for some...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Gail, on Sep 18, 2009 at 8:33 am | 40 comments | 2310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low, Low down Fireworks

Puzzled how or if a decision was made to dramatically change how fair fireworks are displayed. After several decades of watching...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Some Dude, on Jul 4, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 16 comments | 2310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pest Control

Anyone have a particular company to recommend? For the first time ever ants are appearing on the kitchen counters. I can't...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 28, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 5 comments | 2309 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prison health care workers to strike at Santa Rita Jail

More than a hundred health care workers at Santa Rita Jail plan to strike this Tuesday if their demands aren't met. The employees...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 16 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Joan Laursen, president of the Pleasanton PTA Council, announced today that she will seek election to the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharolyn, on Apr 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 57 comments | 2305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G and Prop 8

Supporters of Prop 8 claimed not to hate gays, and now opponents of Measure G claim to be pro-teacher. Does this sound like...

Original post made by Hoss on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Love you guys, on Apr 19, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 10 comments | 2304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gets budget back on track, for now

School Board members were pleased to certify their budget as positive Tuesday night -- a sign of a balanced budget -- for...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Pati, on Mar 31, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 65 comments | 2304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 42 comments | 2304 Views

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Hundreds object to high density housing near Bernal Community Park

More than 200 packed the Pleasanton City Council chambers Tuesday night, most of them there to object to a plan to build...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 19 comments | 2304 Views

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Change your Clocks, Change your battery

Just a reminder- When you change your clocks, also change the battery in your smoke detectors, and in your Carbon Monoxide...

Original post made by James Art, FPE on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2304 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What Happened to Katy?

Has anyone heard anything about Katy the girl that was driving when Laurel Williams was killed.....Sure hope Laurel's family...

Original post made by Chris on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 7, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2303 Views

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Pension Reform Dead - HSR approved -State Broke

CalPERS has just ended their fiscal year losing 10 billion dollars while projecting they would earn 18.6 billion, for a net...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by M, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 2303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board appropriates $2.4 million to add sections, maintain class size

The Pleasanton school board voted Friday evening to undo $2.4 million of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 7, 2011 at 6:29 am | 30 comments | 2302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair today

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Common Core Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Soooo, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 2302 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Youth Sports Parent, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2301 Views

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The Pleasanton Job’s Daughters Host Electronic Recycling Event

Join the Pleasanton Job’s Daughters to help keep our environment green. Bring your obsolete computers, monitors printers...

Original post made by Pleasanton Job\'s Daughters on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by Lynn, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 2301 Views
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The ‘Free’ Community College Forum
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Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
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New wrinkles in the race for 7th Senate
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 731 views