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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill to ease firing teachers on sex related issues blocked

LA teacher charged with 23 counts of lewd acts on a child. LA district wants to terminate him, but the CTA union has made...

Original post made by Newspaper reader on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 38 comments | 2653 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Top DC Obama donor to Democrats: Stop the class warfare

R Donahue Peebles has already has raised $100,000 to $200,000 for the president's reelection, and he is unhappy with the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Jul 14, 2012 at 8:13 am | 8 comments | 1377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local candidates can start filing for council, school board elections today

Candidates can start filing today for election as Pleasanton mayor as well as for Pleasanton City Council and school board...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's 'Spare the Air Day' again in Bay Area

Bay Area residents are encouraged to drive less and reduce energy usage as part of today's Spare the Air Day, the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 1074 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homeless man fatally shot after attacking Dublin police sergeant

A Dublin police sergeant who shot and killed a homeless man Friday is recovering from a severe beating he inflicted during...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by friend in town, on Jul 13, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 9 comments | 1887 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County Fair breaks attendance records for second year

More than 534,000 attendees visited the fair, an 18 percent increase from 2011, and is the largest recorded attendance in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 13, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know what is going on in Bonde Ranch?

I just had two police cars and 3 fire trucks blow by, sirens on, plus an additional ambulance. Any ideas?...

Original post made by What\\\\\\\'s Going On? on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a duh-sease, on Jul 13, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local candidates can start filing for council, school board elections Monday

Candidates can start filing Monday for election as Pleasanton mayor as well as for Pleasanton City Council and school board...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 1010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a duh-sease, on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 2170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman fights off would-be purse snatchers

A woman successfully fought off two teen girls who tried to grab her purse and a bag of items she was returning to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:24 am | 15 comments | 1387 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown builds a train. Walker invests in higher education.

Which one is taking care of their state's residents better? Brown builds a train: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/07/california-senate-approves-funding-for-hig...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by TEALover, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 2185 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Preserves Neighborhood - Car Hits House

Does anyone know what happened in The Preserves on Laural Creek Drive either the evening of July 5 or the morning of July...

Original post made by Just Curious on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Other, on Jul 12, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 24 comments | 2552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bankruptcy

SAN BERNARDINO -- The City Council voted Tuesday night to authorize a bankruptcy filing. "This is probably the hardest...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Be nice, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 7 comments | 1047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Join the fun at The Foothill Falcon’s 2012 Annual Football Barbeque Fundraiser

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Aug 25th, 6-11pm. Come meet Coach Matt Sweeney, coaching staff and players at the Foothill...

Original post made by Foothill Football Fundraising Commitee on Jul. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1460 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney Campaign's Very Creepy "Stalker Cam" ... Going Too Far?

Anyone else but me think this is going too far? Note that the Jerry McNerney campaign uses a video cam, with video uploaded...

Original post made by OutOfBounds on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 12, 2012 at 10:05 am | 21 comments | 2104 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Towne Center Books stuck up

I could NOT believe that Towne Center Books won Best of Pleasanton. Do you only give award to shops that advertise in the...

Original post made by Tired of smug jerks on Sep. 22, 2007
Last comment by exactly right, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 32 comments | 6410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio launches campaign for Pleasanton mayor

City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio has launched her campaign for election to the mayor's post in Pleasanton, telling supporters...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 11, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 11 comments | 1444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Secret PUSD Lawsuits: Zangle v. Pleasanton Unified School District

I am wondering why lawsuits are filed against Pleasanton Unified School District that never seem to appear on the PUSD agendas....

Original post made by Yet Another Lawsuit on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by A concerned parent, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 43 comments | 8610 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Wednesday's Street Fair is tonight--a week late

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's First Wednesday street fair is tonight. The event is being held on the second Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Jul 11, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1018 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Four more months! Four more months!

Four months from today, the voters will be going to the polls. Things are not looking godd for the incumbent President. 8.2%...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by A free man, on Jul 11, 2012 at 8:08 am | 41 comments | 1563 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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