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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another failure -- Common Core Standards may be dropped?

The Washington Post reports that the so-called Common Core Standards that is supposed to be implemented nationwide next year...

Original post made by Titanic on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on May 2, 2013 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1541 Views

AROUND TOWN

I-580 W on-ramp work at Foothill?

What is going on with the barriers and the traffic "flow" reconfiguration on the Foothill-San Ramon overpass and the on-ramp...

Original post made by Grace on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Grace, on May 20, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congressman Swalwell to speak at Rotary Club of Pleasanton luncheon meeting today

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will speak at the luncheon meeting at 12:15 p.m. today of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton....

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by , on May 2, 2013 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1176 Views

AROUND TOWN

TVAR will Participate in Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days

TVAR - Tri-Valley Animal Rescue will once again participate in the fourth annual Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days. Mark your calendar...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1297 Views

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Livermore man arrested for alleged child molestation

A Livermore man has been arrested for alleged child molestation and investigators believe there may be other young victims...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by The Man, on May 3, 2013 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 982 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State PUC seeks to fine PG&E $2.25-billion for San Bruno explosion, largest fine ever in U.S.

Staff with the California Public Utilities Commission Monday recommended that the commission impose a $2.25 billion fine...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Brown, on May 7, 2013 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Western Garden Nursery to receive StopWaste.Org award today

Alameda County's StopWaste.Org will present awards Thursday, May 9, to 12 businesses for outstanding waste reduction and...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Jan Batcheller, on May 7, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commuters can expect delays this week on Crow Canyon Road through Castro Valley

Due to roadway resurfacing work, drivers should expect significant delays between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by just me, on May 7, 2013 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1043 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scott Haggerty Accused of Public Corruption

According to the Courthouse News Service, County Supervisor Scott Haggerty is being accused of engaging in corruption including...

Original post made by Corruption on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by That's not corruption...., on May 10, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 1389 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Help solve the Big Draw Monet Mystery today: Clue 4

The Big Draw: A City-Wide Arts Celebration is featuring a mystery downtown, with everyone invited to search for the missing...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Charlene, on May 9, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

TriValley University Trial to Start on Monday?

I'm wondering whether the criminal trial for TriValley University founder Susan Su.... http://ia700606.us.archive.org/26/items/gov.uscourts.cand.240094/gov.uscourts.cand.240094.6...

Original post made by I20sforsale on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on May 13, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

VFW resurrects swing era at Tea Dance this afternoon

Put on your dancing shoes and head to the Veterans Memorial Building, 301 Main St. today, May 15, for an afternoon Tea Dance....

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on May 13, 2013 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Say goodbye to Jim Hansen on May 15

AMADOR VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PTSA INVITES YOU TO SAY GOODBYE TO MR. JIM HANSEN on MAY 15, 2013 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at The Wine...

Original post made by ABeymer on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on May 14, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1238 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On the Road to Impeachment: Distinctions Matter, Big Time

The House Hearings on Benghazi have nearly concluded, and what we have learned is that an 'act of terror' is not the same...

Original post made by Darryl on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on May 14, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 765 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal proposal to lower DUI threshold draws mixed reaction

A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 15, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 2310 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America Innundated with Illegal Immigrants' Lewd and Lascivious Acts

U.S. Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Ranking Member and Chairman of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee...

Original post made by Freedom on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 17, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley cities to keep funding Washington-savvy consultant despite San Ramon dropping out

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne said this week that he and other Tri-Valley mayors will keep working with a local consulting...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by David, on May 23, 2013 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 941 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Media Suppresses Truth: Afraid of Obama's Persecution?

It is possible that the Obama administration's ruthless and unprecedented oppression of American media is having its effect....

Original post made by Shout Freedom on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on May 25, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal collisions up, DUI arrests down so far this holiday weekend

Fatal collisions in the Bay Area are up, but DUI arrests are down from last year over the Memorial Day weekend, according...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Proof read!, on May 27, 2013 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board declines bid to consider smaller class sizes for 2nd grade

With their successful campaign for smaller class sizes in first grade behind them, about 10 parents came back to the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Sharolyn Borris, on May 30, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 17380 Views
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,474 views