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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to get the most immediate and accurate results on Measure G?

OK, I voted, and did it the old fashioned way at Walnut Grove. Now I want the results as soon as possible and accurately...

Original post made by Frank Trigg on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Not the end of the world, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:38 am | 11 comments | 2485 Views

SPORTS

PG&E says failed high-line connecting caused Monday night's blackout at Candlestick Park

PG&E investigators said today that the power outages that delayed a game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Not uncommon, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2485 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 | 2485 Views

SPORTS

Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 2484 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 2483 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 | 2482 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 | 2482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some teens go above and beyond

Among all the college bound, scholarly students, athletes, artists, school officers, volunteers, dancers and musicians in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 2482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly, TV30 hosting Pleasanton candidates forums tonight

The Pleasanton Weekly and TV30 will host two free and public forums for Pleasanton mayoral and City Council candidates starting...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Oct 2, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 2482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arco on Stanley - Video and blaring audio-infomercials

I happened into the Arco station @ Stanley and Del Valle for gas. They have a new feature. On the top of every pump are...

Original post made by Don on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Don, on Jan 2, 2008 at 2:45 pm | 11 comments | 2481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary freezes

I am looking for more information because the information I've been receiving has been conflicting. I've been told by parcel...

Original post made by Fairlands Resident on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by i am with get the facts, on May 4, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 87 comments | 2481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed leaving BART station

A 55-year-old woman was robbed after leaving the Pleasanton BART station Thursday night, according to police. A man allegedly...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 16 comments | 2480 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 | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

#63 Ranking in Best Places to Live

"A family-oriented town an hour from both San Francisco and Monterey, Pleasanton has one of the strongest school districts...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 4, 2011 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Education Bill Gotchas

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/30/3737655/browns-countdown-day-172-california.html This is why I do not want unionized...

Original post made by javadoc on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 5, 2011 at 6:44 am | 13 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GATE Plan Flawed

Everyone is talking about cutting administrators. I agree! Look at the GATE plan or the school site plans. How much money...

Original post made by Peter on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 1, 2008 at 5:12 pm | 10 comments | 2479 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 | 2479 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Pleasanton student dead in Marin County homicide

A former student at two Pleasanton high schools was identified as the victim of a homicide discovered June 6 at Point Reyes...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Maryanne , on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 9 comments | 2479 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by No name!, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:35 am | 26 comments | 2478 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Channel 2 news story - San Ramon City Manager salary...

is $359,000/yr. Livermore, Danville, Santa Clara, etc. all have City Managers pulling in more than $300k per year. Give...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by It's a long line, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 33 comments | 2478 Views
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