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Common Core on Pleasanton school board's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton school board will consider a report on the 2014-15 Common Core State Standards in mathematics at its meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 30 comments | 3824 Views


Calendar change, security highlight concerns of Pleasanton school board candidates at TV30 forum

The recent Pleasanton schools calendar change, security on school campuses and teacher tenure were some of the issues talked...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 30 comments | 5417 Views


Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring

In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by It's easy to create a name, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:08 am | 30 comments | 6007 Views


can you drive 35

Where's the Pleasanton Police Dept. East bound Stoneridge at 5 p.m is like driving in a NASCAR event. They come off Santa...

Original post made by slow and easy on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Oct 29, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 30 comments | 1073 Views


PUSD board approves textbooks

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday to approve a certification of compliance declaring the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Billie, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 30 comments | 5428 Views


Governor orders mandatory water cutback

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday an executive order for mandatory statewide water use reductions, the first-ever order...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael L. , on Apr 6, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 30 comments | 5047 Views


Pleasanton Council reinstates penalties for excess water users

The Pleasanton City Council last night reinstated stiff monetary penalties for businesses and residents who fail to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by kmary1, on Apr 24, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 30 comments | 4688 Views


Pleasanton deals with the drought

In a recent interview, Pleasanton's operations services director and the city's water czar Daniel Smith talked in-depth about...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on May 15, 2015 at 9:55 am | 30 comments | 4396 Views


Parolee arrested in slaying of Amador Valley grad

Police have arrested a man on probation out of Texas who is accused of killing a 32-year-old Amador Valley High grad in broad...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 30 comments | 816 Views


Teens open Airsoft gunfire on children

Rathbone Way is not a main street with heavy traffic, so the Rhodes brothers often play basketball in the street. Combined...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Amazing, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:14 pm | 29 comments | 7115 Views


Why should we pay a licence fee for dogs and not cats.

I think it's unfair that residents of Pleasanton have to pay a licence fee for their dogs and cat owner don't pay anything....

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 24, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 29 comments | 3939 Views


Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 2986 Views


Dear Concerned Pleasanton Voter

In today's Independent, Bill Rasnick's letter to the editor got published expressing his opinion on the Oak Grove lawsuit....

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by Shelley, on Apr 8, 2008 at 8:23 am | 29 comments | 2329 Views


Water Conservation

Summer is coming and today is going to be hot. Time to start thinking once again about water conservation, especially since...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 24, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 29 comments | 3080 Views


The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 2956 Views


13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 3211 Views


Oak Grove developers sue city that approved their Pleasanton project

Developers of a 600-acre tract in the southeast hills that would include 51 "estate" custom homes and provide 496 acres free...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 18, 2008 at 5:51 am | 29 comments | 2003 Views


Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 15, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 29 comments | 2118 Views


Statewide Impacts of Budget Cuts to K-12 Schools

This is based on the Governor's proposal to cut $9.7 billion from the revenue limits of K-12 school districts, using figures...

Original post made by Karen on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mad Mother, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:57 am | 29 comments | 2140 Views


Stoneridge Drive: Same Old Two Obstructionist Council Members

Watching the Special Council meeting regarding the Staples Ranch and Stoneridge Road extension tonight, the two obstructionist...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 9, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 29 comments | 1826 Views
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