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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 | 3192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Senate Approves Measure Mandating Homosexual (Gay) History Curriculum

The California Senate passed a bill mandating California's public schools include homosexual (gay) history in social studies...

Original post made by Common Sense on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by nightowl, on Apr 26, 2011 at 12:43 am | 46 comments | 3191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mohr getting a new principal?

I have heard through the grapevine that The Mohr Elementary principalship is open. Does anyone know what happened to their...

Original post made by Get the facts on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Wah, on Jul 7, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 3191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google Expeditions taking Pleasanton students on virtual field trips

Vintage Hills Elementary and Pleasanton Middle School students are set to participate in a Google Expeditions program today...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by PollyM, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 3191 Views

SPORTS

Great Bull Run, Tomato Royale at Fairgrounds tomorrow

The Great Bull Run and Tomato Royale are coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds tomorrow and the events are not for the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by dorenatlt, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:15 am | 12 comments | 3191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

U.S. Marine Corps Band to play at Scottish games in Pleasanton

The U.S. Marine Corps Band will be able to play at the Scottish Games in Pleasanton this year, thanks to freshman Congressman...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2013 at 5:41 pm | 4 comments | 3191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Furlough Days!

Summer vacation starts early in Pleasanton. What a joke. Pay cuts do not equal time off from the job. You can slice it...

Original post made by Unpaid Furlough days = 5 day weekend on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Nice but, on Jun 7, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 64 comments | 3189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Planning on Adding New Debt to Offer Golden Handshake Packages

The Pleasanton school board tonight, item 14.4 (http://206.110.20.201/BoardofTrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/fa3mar132012V3.pdf)...

Original post made by long time parent on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 22 comments | 3189 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 | 3189 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is the New Detroit

Excerpts from this article: http://www.newgeography.com/content/003024-is-california-new-detroit "Like Detroit, California...

Original post made by New Detroit on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by on looker, on Aug 20, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 39 comments | 3189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowd fills Laguna Oaks home to support Herb Ritter for council

More than 150 supporters of Herb Ritter's bid to be elected to the Pleasanton City Council filled Cindy and Bob Gee's home...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Junie R, on Aug 15, 2016 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 3189 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley High's civics champs make top 10 in nationals

Amador Valley High School's Competition Civics team was named one of the top 10 in the country last night after two days...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Announce To The World..., on May 10, 2008 at 5:49 am | 12 comments | 3188 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3-month sentence for man who bought, supplied alcohol to Laurel Williams

A 22-year-old man charged with buying and supplying alcohol to minors at a party in connection with the death of Laurel Williams...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Outraged mom, on Oct 12, 2012 at 1:48 am | 13 comments | 3188 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free donation closet opens tonight in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Unified School District will hold a soft opening of its new donation closet, The Hangar, Thursday night for...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by kathy steyaert, on Dec 4, 2015 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 3187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tauscher: "Don't Ask Don't Tell"

Thank you Rep. Tauscher for stepping up and leading the charge on this important issue! It is about time we repeal state...

Original post made by holly blash on Jun. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3186 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 | 3186 Views

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Here comes the fair!

The Alameda County Fair kicks off today for a 17-day run of fun and excitement for all ages, special tributes for the men...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by sara, on Jun 22, 2007 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 3186 Views

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Big Pay Cut for San Jose Firefighters

The union has agreed to put to a vote the proposal for a ten percent cut to pay and benefits as well as a two tiered pension...

Original post made by your turn Pleasanton on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mayor Reed's the man, on Mar 4, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 3186 Views

SPORTS

Giants' Randy Johnson dedicates baseball field in Livermore

San Francisco Giants pitcher and Cy Young winner Randy Johnson helped dedicate a newly renovated baseball field in Livermore's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bart H., on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 3185 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 3185 Views
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