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Lawsuit seeks to stop Staples Ranch development, Stoneridge Drive extension

Two environmental groups and a citizens' coalition called "Safe Streets Pleasanton" have asked the Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Almost Under Water, on Apr 20, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 43 comments | 2264 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McGovern campaign aide 'desperately in need of letters' of support to send to newspapers

Margo Tarver, who is handling publicity for Councilwoman Cindy McGovern's campaign for mayor, sent out an email to the candidate's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by r we done yet, on Oct 31, 2010 at 11:41 am | 43 comments | 2912 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council Election being bought by deep pockets

Candidate Miller got his signs out before any other candidate, in fact BEFORE the agreed upon date. Several Google searches...

Original post made by Nona on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Issues? Sure!, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:51 am | 43 comments | 2807 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jon Vranesh appointed 'itinerant principal'

Former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh is not out of a job, but it remains unclear what he'll be doing in his new position. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sal, on Jan 31, 2014 at 9:36 am | 43 comments | 5300 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Backers of measure to stop Lund Ranch development face Feb. 5 deadline

Backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's approval of a housing development on Lund Ranch will be at...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by SeniorCitizen, on Feb 2, 2016 at 11:30 am | 43 comments | 3523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plea deal gives drunk driver 4 years in prison

A drunk driver who killed her friend and seriously injured another driver has agreed to a plea deal this morning that will...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 16, 2008 at 6:48 am | 43 comments | 3406 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another anti-Prop 8 vandal at work....

What a learning experience for my children this morning as I was taking them to school. As we were going down West Las Positas...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by yomama, on Nov 4, 2008 at 9:22 am | 43 comments | 2627 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local leaders urge restraint when verdict is announced in Mehserle trial

Bay Area police and community leaders including those in the Tri-Valley are hoping for calm when a verdict is announced...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 43 comments | 2549 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

John Deming did not have drugs in his system

Article in the CCTimes today John Deming, the unarmed teenager who was shot to death by Pleasanton police, Did Not have...

Original post made by Diana on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 43 comments | 1287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Honesty in the Dollars for Parcel Tax

I would like all of the school parent organizations in Pleasanton to disclose on this thread how much money was donated to...

Original post made by paula on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 42 comments | 2457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve San Ramon school district's Measure C, 4 other parcel taxes

San Ramon Unified High School District voters today approved Measure C with about 72 percent support. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 6, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 42 comments | 2025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Young Teachers Better Than Older Ones?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly Jeb Bing writes, "The tax would have saved the 127 of 148 jobs that are on the...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 42 comments | 2110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Pool Days--Time To Burn

Some Pleasanton elementary and middle schools have a day towards the end of the school year when the kids spend the entire...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 42 comments | 1692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

You have let our children down!

In the past 11 years of working & living in Pleasanton everyone I have spoken to in this community has pride themselves on...

Original post made by Disappointed Pleasantonian on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 42 comments | 1670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve 2 replacement parcel taxes with no expiration dates

Voters yesterday overwhelmingly approved replacement parcel taxes that have no expiration dates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 42 comments | 2088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD High School 7th period on the chopping block?

In the PUSD Jan 26th Budget Challenges 2010-11 update, a union negotiable item is: "Suspend high school collaboration period...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heather Simmons, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 42 comments | 4003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

In what likely was School Superintendent John Casey's last report to a Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce group last Tuesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Apr 21, 2010 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 1854 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 | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 42 comments | 2863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal

The recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal. It appears that our district will need to consider...

Original post made by Taxed Already on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 42 comments | 2618 Views
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Bread and Circuses
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Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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