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Guest Opinion

The mayor and two city councilmembers have not followed our 1996 General Plan, the long range development guide for our city....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:15 am | 37 comments | 2451 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Magical Evening

From 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 21, the public will celebrate the holidays at Downtown Magical Evening. Downtown will come alive with...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Karen Cooper, on Nov 23, 2008 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 2450 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 | 2450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal

The recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal. It appears that our district will need to consider...

Original post made by Taxed Already on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 42 comments | 2450 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Voters make final choices in 3 key races

Three races were decided in Tuesday's primary, which was also an opportunity for political parties to pick the candidates...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:44 am | 4 comments | 2449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher training highlighted at school board meeting

While teachers across the country have been getting lambasted for poorly performing students and failing schools, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 2449 Views

AROUND TOWN

CA Real Estate PAC dumps $23,000 to support Thorne

Wowza. In a report filed this week with the Pleasanton City Clerk, California Real Estate PAC spent $23,000 to support Mayoral...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Owned by Chamber, on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 11 comments | 2449 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose Firefighters' Union Misconduct

I understand the purpose of a union is to protect its employees, but please, this goes beyond the bounds of reason. It's...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Willie Pfistergash, on Apr 9, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 2449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Cody Hall so Special?

The PW seems to be editing out many comments about Cody Hall and his reckless driving that led to the needless death of a...

Original post made by cyclist too on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 31, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2449 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 | 2448 Views

SPORTS

Soccer teams plan fundraiser Sunday for injured former teammate

Boys and girls soccer teams in Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon and Danville will play in a series of tournaments on their home...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Gary Thurner, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 6 comments | 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's hidden homeless

They fly under the radar, staying out of sight for the most part. If you didn't know where to look, or when, it would be...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve is an idiot, on Jan 24, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 17 comments | 2448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Election 2010

Something to think about for those still deciding on how to vote on Measure G, and seeking opinions of those not adamantly...

Original post made by Four Eyes on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by G is for Great!, on Jun 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 47 comments | 2447 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 | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you for saving the pulpit

Thank you Mr. John Gregory for saving the Lighthouse Church's beautiful pulpit. It would have been such a shame for that...

Original post made by Linda on Aug. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2446 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 | 2446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fight @ RedCoats

Did anyone hear about that fight at Redcoats Wednesday night involving gang members? Heard it was pretty ugly. Anyone have...

Original post made by Worried on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Dec 7, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 2446 Views

SPORTS

Alameda County fire captain records dramatic rescue

Capt. Tom Pappas of the Alameda County Fire Department took part in a dramatic rescue Tuesday morning that was recorded by...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Friendly, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2446 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

13-year-old skateboarder killed in Livermore accident last night

Nathan William Strube, 13, was killed in a collision with a pickup truck in Livermore Tuesday evening. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on May 9, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 2445 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador high teen busted in drug dog sweep

The second sweep of a high school by drug detection dogs was "pretty much a non-event," according to Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by dalmations, on Jul 30, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 10 comments | 2445 Views
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