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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax opponents speak out at board meeting

For the first time, opponents of Measure E, the parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools, have spoken out against it at a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Voting no, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 241 comments | 7054 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Wag Brigade' to help stressed-out SFO travelers

Stressed out travelers at San Francisco International Airport will soon have the opportunity for a little canine therapy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 2, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 7053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 51 comments | 7052 Views

AROUND TOWN

24 Hour Fitness Super Sport?

As someone who has moved to P-Town, last September, from the Silicon Valley, I was excited to hear about the new Super Sport...

Original post made by Ryan on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by SD, on Mar 16, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 11 comments | 7045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cash mob hits downtown Pleasanton at 6 p.m. tomorrow

The Cash Mob is at it again. These groups that meet to patronize a specific local business have been popping up across the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 6949 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2008: Hope & change - 2012: hypocrisy & change of positions

We have a President who rode in to office on a the phrase hope and change. Now, as a video shows us, we have hypocrisy. http://youtu.be/KVDs9mSG3AA We...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 23, 2012 at 11:04 am | 56 comments | 6937 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's flashing yellow, can I turn?

The city of Pleasanton has changed the traffic light at Hopyard Road and Parkside Drive to a four-phase signal that motorists...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gail, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 24 comments | 6855 Views

AROUND TOWN

'New' Stoneridge Drive now 40 mph

The speed limit on the newly extended section of Stoneridge Drive has been raised to 40 mph despite objections from City...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cluelessness, on Jan 26, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 24 comments | 6851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Police Parked Near Schools?

What is the deal with Pleasanton Police Department having Pleasanton police in patrol cars sitting for hours on the side...

Original post made by Nothing Better to Do? on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 9, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 25 comments | 6850 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter to My Employees

To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more...

Original post made by _ on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Larry Haney, on May 18, 2010 at 9:35 am | 47 comments | 6841 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Karla Brown

By Karla Brown I am a Pleasanton businesswoman and 20 year resident of Pleasanton. Together with my husband Tim, we have...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by karla supporter, on Oct 6, 2012 at 10:39 am | 24 comments | 6834 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No charges in case where man was left comatose outside his home

No charges will be filed against the teens involved in an altercation that left a Middleton Place man bleeding and unconscious...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by William H Tell, on Feb 10, 2014 at 11:38 am | 75 comments | 6815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Salaries Now Online

The Bay Area News Group has just put a database online that lists out the salaries, pensions costs, and other income for...

Original post made by Information on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 58 comments | 6797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Planning commission OKs Ruby Hill right to govern home design

The Pleasanton Planning Commission Wednesday reaffirmed the city's longstanding agreement that gives the Ruby Hill Architectural...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 16, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 27 comments | 6776 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ValleyCare to merge with Stanford Hospital & Clinics

ValleyCare Health System today announced it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to affiliate with Stanford Hospital...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Employee and neighbor, on Jun 7, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 21 comments | 6759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Pensions - Problem Continues to Grow

More perspectives on the reality of our significant public employee pension issue. Pleasanton is faced with the exact same...

Original post made by Awakening on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Consensus seeker, on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:03 am | 79 comments | 6731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniority-only Based Layoffs Hurt Students

At the end of this PDF link is a suggestion for an alternative system that can be implemented based upon the results of the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:50 am | 16 comments | 6715 Views

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Oak Grove developers' plan for 10 homes on hillside site goes to Planning Commission tonight

Even as legal arguments continue over the city's refusal to approve their bid to build 51 custom homes on their hillside...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Mar 31, 2012 at 12:25 am | 17 comments | 6710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congress Prepared to Cut Funding to We The People Programs

Greetings Community Members, As of this moment Congress has excluded several civic education programs run by the federal...

Original post made by Keldon Clegg on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by doesnt matter anymore, on Feb 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 40 comments | 6701 Views

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Swimmer charged in sexual assault gets probation in plea deal

A 21-year-old Pleasanton man and former swimmer at UC Davis has been convicted of a felony in connection with an attack on...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by pRes, on Jun 29, 2011 at 8:30 am | 8 comments | 6697 Views
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The ‘Free’ Community College Forum
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