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400 seniors at Amador Valley High must retake AP tests due to 'irregulaties'

Nearly 400 Amador Valley High School students will have to retake the Advanced Placement exams next week due to testing irregularities,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by A Student , on May 31, 2014 at 12:33 am | 33 comments | 3516 Views

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Accident at Train Tracks near Amador

Does anyone know what just happened there?...

Original post made by concerned on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by kdis, on May 30, 2014 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 361 Views

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Pleasanton teen sentenced to prison for cyclist's death

A Pleasanton teen was sentenced Friday to nine years in state prison for a crash in Pleasanton last June that killed a bicyclist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Lynn, on May 30, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 2455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 candidates stress sustainability, conservation at pre-election forum

Sustainability, storage, water quality and quantity, conservation and water management were words used throughout a forum...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by mjarivers, on May 30, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 20 comments | 3450 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Assembly District Race shows Catharine Baker in lead

I was excited to learn over the weekend that Catharine Baker, the only woman and only Republican is leading her three male...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Woody, on May 30, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 4 comments | 935 Views

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City golf course circumventing drought restrictions?

I hear the city or the operator of the Callippe Golf Course (experts at circumventing and finding loopholes so that the law...

Original post made by South Pleasanton on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by lll, on May 30, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Morale in our school district

Maybe it is the time of the year, and maybe we parents, and our kids, are just looking forward to a summer break, but the...

Original post made by helenayers on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by helenayers, on May 30, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 9 comments | 374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CVS Pharmacy fined nearly $700,000

CVS Pharmacy, which operates 850 pharmacies in California, including two in Pleasanton, has been fined $658,500 for its...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by regular Visitor, on May 30, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 11 comments | 6018 Views

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CROP HUNGER Walk - An Interfaith program to feed the hungry throughout the world

Meet at Amador Valley High School at 9am, Sat, June 6, 2014 for a 2 mile walk down Main Street and back. CROP is an acronym...

Original post made by Ken mano on May. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 92 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Fails AP students

My daughter, a junior at Amador, called me at the end of school today, Thursday 5/29, and was barely audible. With great...

Original post made by Amador Parent on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by second priority, on May 30, 2014 at 6:56 am | 17 comments | 670 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Fund names Vernon Steiner new president, CEO

Vernon Steiner has been named president and chief executive officers of the State Compensation Insurance Fund, an organization...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by member, on May 29, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glenn 'Max' McGee accepts Palo Alto superintendent job

Glenn "Max" McGee, a long-time educator from Illinois to whom the Palo Alto school board officially offered the district...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mavis, on May 29, 2014 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 634 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER FUTURES COMMODITY START UP?

This posting is intended as satire to gather thoughts and mind sets in developing a water futures market as a commodity....

Original post made by WATER FUTURES COMMODITY on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 29, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 114 Views

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Commission OKs renaming Sports Park for former Mayor Ken Mercer

The Parks and Recreation Commission has approved a bid to rename the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Community Park for...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 29, 2014 at 8:58 am | 20 comments | 3721 Views

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Open Carry in Action: A Slice of Gun-Toting Nirvana

It is the dream of NRA and its former Klan membership that everyone in America will be armed to the hilt, and that this state...

Original post made by Curt on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on May 29, 2014 at 8:52 am | 14 comments | 319 Views

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Victim's Dad Speaks Against Guns, NRA, Craven Pols

Father of victim offers powerful, mournful statement regarding the senseless death of his son....

Original post made by Curt Wagner on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on May 29, 2014 at 8:02 am | 67 comments | 810 Views

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Amador Valley High School receives Civic Learning Award

Amador Valley High School received the Civic Learning Award of Merit yesterday, presented by Superior Court Judge and former...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on May 29, 2014 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss new possible calendar options

The Pleasanton school board will meet Tuesday night to hear a report on the non-traditional calendar for the 2015-16 school...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on May 28, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 24 comments | 3360 Views

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What's going on over at the old TGIFridays?

Drove by there today and saw that it was under construction. Anybody know what's going in there?...

Original post made by Jennie on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by oldtimer, on May 28, 2014 at 8:31 am | 6 comments | 1964 Views

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Campaign support- $700,000 from the unions to Sbranti

New information from the CA Secretary of State website. A new option, listing "Late expenditures affecting this candidate." The...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on May 27, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 163 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 8 comments | 894 views

Saving Water
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 681 views