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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools to get extra $300,000 in state funds

The Pleasanton school district has a little more money in its coffers, but not enough to make a significant difference in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 25 comments | 2824 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schools bond practices to get one more review

Government Financial Services, the consultants hired to review Pleasanton school district bond practices and go over them...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 22, 2011 at 2:35 pm | 37 comments | 2824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attention First Wednesday Night Parents and Teens

I would like to say how disgusted I felt witnessing rampant stealing by, not just one, but several unsupervised groups of...

Original post made by Appalled on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mohammon, on May 7, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 28 comments | 2823 Views

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Germain pleads no contest to molestation charges, faces 15 years in state prison

Henry Germain, the 62-year-old former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro, appeared in court today and changed his plea to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Victim of Henry, on May 24, 2009 at 10:56 am | 73 comments | 2823 Views

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Storing hydrogen underground could boost transportation, energy security

A report by Sandia National Laboratories shows that large-scale storage of low-pressure, gaseous hydrogen in salt caverns...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Bob B, on Aug 31, 2015 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 2823 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Abducted boy found in West Oakland

An Amber Alert issued for a 5-year-old Dublin boy has been called off. The boy, Justin Nottingham, was located in West Oakland...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Preserve our way of life, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 2823 Views

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Judge dismisses Lin family lawsuit against Pleasanton

Pleasanton has won its legal battle with landowners Jennifer and Fredric Lin, who sued the city for the right to build 51...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 1, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 20 comments | 2821 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former amador student suicide

Does anyone have any information about the suicide that occurred this week? I learned from my daughter and her friend that...

Original post made by Tragedy on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by orange soda, on Aug 31, 2011 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 2821 Views

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Local drives planned to help Amador grad seeking bone marrow match

Two local drives have been set up to help an Amador Valley High School graduate who needs a bone marrow match in her fight...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by asian, on Feb 17, 2012 at 7:26 am | 11 comments | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free E-Waste recycling starts tomorrow in Pleasanton's Vintage Hills Center parking lot

The public is invited to take unwanted electronic items to the parking lot at New Leaf Community Markets tomorrow, Friday...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Recycler, on Apr 24, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 10 comments | 2819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simulation puts drunk driving into real-time perspective

It may have only been a simulation, but the faces of high school students who watched the events unfold told it all. Their...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by -, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 2818 Views

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Property Tax Bill

I was just paying my property tax bill (2nd installment due by April 10th) and noticed a charge for "Voter Approved Debt...

Original post made by BJ on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2817 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge closes at 8 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Tuesday

Heading to San Francisco this weekend? You'll need to take a different route or avoid going all together. That's because...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Michael Ringwood, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 2817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beware of "IRS" SCAM call from 202-499-6435

I got a about noon from phone number 202-499-6435 [no calling name]. I didn't answer and the message left was a from a female...

Original post made by Billie on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Dec 3, 2014 at 9:02 am | 10 comments | 2817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2816 Views

SPORTS

Roughing it on the rugby field

There's no denying it--rugby's a rough sport. While, in many ways it is similar to American football with offensive players...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Davey, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 2815 Views

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Garage Doors

Can someone enlighten me as to why I see people with their garage doors cracked open or even open a few inches to one foot?...

Original post made by ccwc on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 20 comments | 2815 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home to home solicitation

Yet another knock on my door after dark last night. I live alone and didn't open my door but have to open a curtain to see...

Original post made by Single woman on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Knock Knock, Whose There?, on Nov 23, 2010 at 6:00 am | 17 comments | 2815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer scheduled for Jan. 5

Four decades of soccer players from Pleasanton schools will be playing in the 10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jess, on Dec 5, 2012 at 2:24 am | 2 comments | 2814 Views

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The Pleasanton Job’s Daughters Host Electronic Recycling Event

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 | 2814 Views
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