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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs Hayashi's bill to increase school funding from lottery proceeds

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill authored by Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th) that will help increase...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by ken san marcos ca., on Dec 23, 2012 at 10:19 am | 11 comments | 1360 Views

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2 in custody after shots fired at Livermore bank

Two Livermore schools were locked down Friday afternoon and two suspects detained after shots were fired into an occupied...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Realist, on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:19 am | 4 comments | 1099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome home ceremony planned tomorrow for Livermore Marine.

Marine Lance Corporal Anthony Fernandes will be welcomed home from a deployment in Afghanistan in a ceremony at 3:30 p.m....

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Malloy, on Dec 22, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 981 Views

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Pleasanton school leaders: Schools are safe

In the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the Pleasanton school district and school administrators are doing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 39 comments | 2079 Views

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Is anyone else underwhelmed by the outlets?

I visited the outlets this week for the first time and I was totally underwhelmed. The traffic has died way down which really...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Love the new Mall, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1186 Views

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State rules PG&E can charge ratepayers for part of $2.2 billion needed for pipeline upgrades

The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday approved a plan that will allow PG&E to charge ratepayers for more than...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 747 Views

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Pleasanton school board OKs new deputy superintendent position at nearly $200,000 on 3-2 vote

On a split vote, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday decided to give a promotion to the district's assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jackie, on Dec 20, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 69 comments | 5066 Views

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Pickering leaving Alameda County Fair for top Cal Expo post

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Great Job, on Dec 20, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do we say to our kids about what happed in CT?

How do we explain that a crazy person shot down kindergartners in their classroom? What if they are afraid to go to school?...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 20, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 33 comments | 3579 Views

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Pickering quitting Alameda County Fair post to take top job at Cal Expo

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by D, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 6 comments | 1510 Views

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For Tuesday 1/17: Pleasanton Lions annual Crab Feed

The event is at 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. No host bar at 6 p.m.,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 20, 2012 at 10:03 am | 6 comments | 790 Views

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Livermore church presenting live nativity production through tonight

Trinity Church Livermore is presenting its 22nd annual Live Drive-Through Nativity production of the story of Jesus' birth...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Steverino, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 1916 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Zuckerberg donates $500 million to foundation that supports Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jill, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feinstein to Introduce updated assault weapons bill in new Congress

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), author of the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban that expired in 2004, announced this week that...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 16 comments | 1449 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Calif Teachers Indirectly Own 6% of Bushmaster

The nation will be faced with a great number of questions as talk turns to how to prevent the next massacre. We will talk...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bug Zapper, on Dec 19, 2012 at 11:00 am | 32 comments | 1468 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber closing for holidays starting at noon today

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will close its offices starting at noon Friday and lasting through the holidays. The offices...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Merchant, on Dec 19, 2012 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 740 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Less Guns, More Crime...(The Aussie Lesson)

In support of John Lott's extensive research on guns in America (see his book "More Guns, Less Crime"... http://www.amazon.com/More-Guns-Less-Crime-Understanding/dp/0226493660 it...

Original post made by 2nd Amendment Supporter on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by dublinmike, on Dec 18, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 18 comments | 1428 Views

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Amador Valley High helping needy students

Counselors at Amador Valley High School will accept gift cards from the public today to give to students and their families...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 18, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 957 Views

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There's still time to have the Taylor Foundation wrap your gift to help children

This time of year, just about every place you look, there's a person ringing a bell, exchanging the cheery ring and greeting...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paula, on Dec 18, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views

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Counselors stationed at all Pleasanton elementary schools today to help students cope with Sandy Hook tragedy

The Pleasanton school district will have a counselor or a psychologist at every elementary school today to help students...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by William, on Dec 18, 2012 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 1663 Views
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