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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district agrees to pay Signature, Standard Pacific $2.6 million to settle suit

The Pleasanton school district announced Tuesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 million to local developers Signature Properties...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 20, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 58 comments | 4196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park student arrested for ecstasy possession, distribution

A 13-year-old boy was arrested Thursday after allegedly possessing and furnishing the drug ecstasy to some students, according...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Oct 1, 2009 at 7:51 am | 58 comments | 3094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens allegedly robbed at gunpoint

Three teenagers were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night as they were out walking near their homes off of Vineyard Avenue, police...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Red, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 58 comments | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A persuasive voice for a school parcel tax

If the Pleasanton school board is going to ask voters again next year to pass a parcel tax, as is likely, it can count on...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 1, 2010 at 8:15 am | 58 comments | 2785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Salaries Now Online

The Bay Area News Group has just put a database online that lists out the salaries, pensions costs, and other income for...

Original post made by Information on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Feb 6, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 58 comments | 6558 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden, the "face of evil," is dead. Tell us, where were you when you first learned of the 9/11 attacks? And what...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on May 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 58 comments | 5062 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California welfare recipants now allowed to use YOUR money to buy alcohol and cigarettes!!!

Next time you walk to the ballot box you should consider how your elected officials are using your money! Cheers!!! http://www.examiner.com/county-political-buzz-in-san-diego/...

Original post made by A classic on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Jimbob, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:53 am | 58 comments | 1683 Views

AROUND TOWN

High density housing complex planned for Hacienda won't have 'that Pleasanton look'

Agreeing that a new affordable housing project won't have "that Pleasanton look," city planning commissioners nevertheless...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 25, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 58 comments | 2200 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Disappearing cats

In the past 3 weeks two of my cats have disappeared. I live off Junipero Is there anyone else in this neighborhood missing...

Original post made by Darlene on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Darla, on Mar 17, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 58 comments | 4309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late holiday school break for Pleasanton schools causing problems for some

Parents of Pleasanton school kids will have to wait a little longer than usual to dash off to grandma's house for Christmas. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by High School teacher, on Dec 23, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 58 comments | 4403 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon arrested for gross vehicular manslaughter, felony DUI

It was a scene riddled with emotion last Thursday as the arraignment for Katie McKewon, who faces gross vehicular manslaughter...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by linasandy, on Sep 19, 2008 at 2:32 am | 57 comments | 3808 Views

SPORTS

AVHS Sports ...no music? no play by play? no fun!

After being told last week that there should be no music or announcing at AVHS athletic events I'm just wondering...

Original post made by Janis Giovacchini on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hamster, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 57 comments | 3130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I don't know if Pleasanton District is evil

I don't know folks but I'm seeing cuts everywhere I'm looking in the paper. Livermore - $5 million in the red www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12101185 San...

Original post made by confused on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jean, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 57 comments | 2229 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone sick of Sarah Palin and her "victimhood"?

Here is a good article for anyone who is sick of Sarah Palin whining and playing the victim. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/15/ED10187F2P.DTL...

Original post made by Tony M. on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by George, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 57 comments | 2004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where did all of the Yes on Measure G Supporters go?

We are only 4 weeks away from the deadline of August 14th to raise $2.8 million to save four critical programs in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Cathy on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:43 am | 57 comments | 1679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors want downtown holiday skating rink put on ice for now

An already-announced outdoor ice skating rink at downtown's Delucchi Park for the coming Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bait/Switch, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:14 am | 57 comments | 1978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Search begins for new Pleasanton school superintendent

The search for Pleasanton school Superintendent John Casey's replacement was set in motion this week as the school board...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 1, 2009 at 1:01 am | 57 comments | 1924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Dec 23, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 57 comments | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Joan Laursen, president of the Pleasanton PTA Council, announced today that she will seek election to the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharolyn, on Apr 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 57 comments | 2250 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Planned progress' continues with Oak Grove

My name is Kathleen Hart-Hinek. I'm a 44-year resident of Pleasanton. I will be voting Yes on Measure D at the June 8 election....

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hill Resident, on May 12, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 57 comments | 1759 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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Duck!
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