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So long, Gene

Gene Artemow, a fixture on Pleasanton's Main Street for many years, died two weeks ago in a nursing home in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Horne, on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 28 comments | 3160 Views


A new look at justice

Youth justice is taking on a new face in Pleasanton. Read the full story here

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:46 am | 28 comments | 2682 Views


School board to learn more about teaching teachers at meeting today

The Pleasanton School Board will learn more about instructional coaching at a study session set for later today. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Vernon Parker, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 28 comments | 2472 Views


Walmart to open its Neighborhood Market in Pleasanton in mid-July

Walmart representatives have announced that they will open their Neighborhood Market in Pleasanton in mid-July, wrapping...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by RA, on May 4, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 3668 Views


BART strike could start as early as tomorrow

BART workers have delivered a 72-hour strike notice to BART management, according to a union representative and a transit...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 6005 Views


DAY 4: BART strike continues to have less impact in Pleasanton with fewer commuters as Independence Day nears

Although major freeways remain jammed as the third day of the BART strike continues, so far the work stoppage has not had...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 4225 Views


Asian teens express angst in essays in Tri-Valley

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 28 comments | 6781 Views


BART unions approve 4-year contract

A second BART union whose members walked off the job during two strikes this year has approved a tentative contract agreement...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2013 at 9:49 am | 28 comments | 4204 Views


Boeing union forcing move to Long Beach?

Boeing offered its largest union a guarantee of 20,000 union jobs at its Washington facilities at prevailing wages for the...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 2202 Views


Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian1, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 28 comments | 4390 Views


Elephant in the room

I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day and enjoyed their time with family and friends. I would like to have a civil discussion...

Original post made by Deb on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonans, on Sep 3, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 28 comments | 971 Views


Gavin Newsom, now a sports commentator

I try my best to ignore San Francisco politics and the likes of Willie Brown and Don Perata. But I'm forced to comment on...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 17, 2014 at 5:10 pm | 28 comments | 946 Views


Vote Yes on Measure BB

In an independent, comprehensive report called "In the Fast Lane," the Bay Area Economic Institute details the economic impact...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jason B., on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 28 comments | 2700 Views


Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 3307 Views


Parents - please stop speeding in student parking lots

Dear Amador Speeding Parent, On Wednesday morning, my daughter and a friend were nearly hit by you after you dropped off...

Original post made by Worried Amador parent on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by CHOLO, on Jan 25, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 27 comments | 3501 Views


Oak Grove developers file lawsuit

Taiwan-based property owners Jennifer and Frederic Lin have filed a suit in Alameda County Superior Court against opponents...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Dec 22, 2007 at 6:17 pm | 27 comments | 2850 Views


Supermarket Sweep

Grocery shopping in Pleasanton keeps getting better. Read the full story here

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by jim, on Apr 21, 2008 at 11:28 am | 27 comments | 3036 Views


America's Greatness

I know that this will make some people angry, however I feel compelled to write it. Im up to my spleen with hate mongers...

Original post made by Herbert Marshall on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:29 am | 27 comments | 2530 Views


Parcel tax thread

I have been reading the blogs about the parcel tax issue becausesome folks were posting good informatin about how schools...

Original post made by Dave on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 5, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 27 comments | 3160 Views


Purple potty making the rounds

A special purple-painted toilet is making the rounds and it's all in the name of fighting cancer. To the casual observer,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Nancy, on May 26, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 27 comments | 3247 Views
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