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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burlingame School District -- Ken Wyatt to become Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services

I understand that Ken Wyatt from the PUSD district office was hired by Burlingame Unified as an assistant superintendent...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm..., on Jun 19, 2013 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 5105 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 3018 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former pro boxer indicted in string of bank robberies in Pleasanton, 5 other communities

A former boxing champion has been indicted by a federal grand jury for robbing six banks, including a March 12 holdup at...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First-graders from Mohr Elementary School open new Pleasanton playground

First-graders from Mohr Elementary School recently had the opportunity to cut a ribbon opening a new playground at Amaral...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 6, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 2030 Views

AROUND TOWN

AC Transit, union agree to keep buses rolling today

Talks between AC Transit and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 are continuing and buses are still rolling today even...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 28, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1215 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Heroes, 'unflappable' city planner earn service awards

Described as unflappable in her dealings with the public, Pleasanton Planning Department Manager Janice Stern joined with...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by wilrob12, on Jun 30, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's In A Name?

Discover the story and the people that started it all... Learn the history behind the names of the Tri-Valley cities we call...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 1218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE Yet on Foothill Hill Road Car/Cyclist Accident?

It has been over 4 weeks since this terrible accident. Has there been an arrest? How about an update....

Original post made by anon on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 10, 2013 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan Bay Area Will Not Go to Vote of the People

I had to laugh so hard when I read a paper yesterday with an article on Plan Bay Area with ABAG and MTC dictating what our...

Original post made by agree on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1070 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neighborhood hosts invited to join in Pleasanton's 'Night out Against Crime'

Pleasanton will hold its annual National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6 and the Police Department is seeking neighborhoods...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 2 comments | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golfing Grandpas Parking

Golfing Grandpas have recently started parking in coveted spaces, as the central spot for carpooling to their golf courses,...

Original post made by Shopper on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jul 16, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador grad paralyzed in 1998 to skydive this morning at Monterey Bay airport

Ashley Olson, a graduate of Amador Valley High School who was paralyzed in a car accident in 1998, will show that skydiving...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Siena, on Jul 20, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 3053 Views

SPORTS

Injury knocks out Wimbledon champ Bartoli in advance of today's Bank of the West Classic

Three-time Bank of the West Classic finalist and reigning Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has withdrawn from the 2013 event...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 22, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1549 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Honda convertible stripped in Pleasanton driveway on Mairmont Drive

Part of the interior of a car parked in a driveway was stripped overnight July 21, according to police reports. Both front...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 4175 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton team playing in 1st Little League World Series in Livermore today

This week looks to be pretty hectic for Little League World Series director Dave Wetmore as the series gets under way 5 at...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 2575 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Big Shot Obama Wants to Play Golf with Other Big Shots

Prepare to see yet more footage of Barack Hussein Obama on the golf course -- with Our Dear Leader soon to be photographed...

Original post made by Libertus on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 31, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 1024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reception Sunday as Wente Vineyards hosts local artist Nicole Wakeman's work during August

Wente Vineyards Estate Winery will host a reception Sunday for local award-winning artist Nicole Wakeman whose solo exhibition...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway receives 2013 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Pleasanton-based Safeway Corp. is one of 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 4548 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton preparing for possible BART strike

The city of Pleasanton is working with BART and the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), operator of the Wheels...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 1459 Views

AROUND TOWN

The world of magic

Alvin Lui may seem like the average man on the street, but his career is far from ordinary. Lui is an illusionist with 18...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by FancyP86, on Aug 5, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1661 Views
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