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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Programming

I am wondering what percentage of kids can program a computer by the time they finish middle school. It is becoming an essential...

Original post made by yAPTR-yetAnotherPTownResident on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 6 comments | 2025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Assembly Member Buchanan Helping Bad Teachers

The Sacramento Bee had a good piece today on AB 375 which was authored by our Assembly member Buchanan. This piece of legislation...

Original post made by local on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1027 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30 to broadcast Dublin-Dougherty Valley football game again tonight

Tri-Valley television will broadcast Friday night's game between Dougherty Valley and Dublin high schools at 7 p.m. tonight...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 4, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 9 comments | 1569 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare to host 4th annual breast cancer symposium Oct. 16

ValleyCare Health System will host the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Symposium from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Palm Event...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 10 comments | 1130 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The federal government will NOT shut down tonight

Oh yes, the media and the Democrats will be squealing like stuck pigs in the event that no budget agreement passes before...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 3, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 61 comments | 1437 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man beaten into coma

Can we please get an update on David Lamont? Is he out of a coma? Have there been arrests? Surprised to see lack of new...

Original post made by Question on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by OurNews, on Oct 3, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Rita - Jail for the 21st Century

Here is an video,that is getting national attention, about the Santa Rita Jail. http://www.bloomberg.com/video/welcome-to-the-high-tech-jail-of-the-21st-century-KvQCy~kKSoaxhuPjqU2y...

Original post made by Bug Splat on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We are all told the Republicans want to deny people healthcare

The truth is...http://freebeacon.com/reid-why-would-we-want-to-help-one-kid-with-cancer/ CNN anchor asks Harry Reid about...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 2, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girasole Closed

I will miss you Scoozi Bread! Maybe the Pleasanton Weekly can get Skip to share the recipe with all of us who have enjoyed...

Original post made by Gladys on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 15 comments | 1544 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State Assembly candidate at Pleasanton BART station this morning asking riders to support strike ban

Orinda City Councilman Steve Glazer is handing out flyers this morning at the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station calling...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 1, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 12 comments | 919 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board calls for Prop. 13 reforms

The Pleasanton School board is backing an initiative that could bring more money to schools by raising taxes for corporate...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 36 comments | 2672 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center reopens

Pleasanton's popular Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center has reopened after a one-year renovation. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 1806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Here we go again at Las Positas College

The ink was barely dry on the contract Las Positas College signed with its newly-recruited president Kevin Walthers when,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 30, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 6 comments | 1528 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART negotiation numbers to think about

Ten days before the strike deadline, BART management and the BART unions are $112 million apart. There are 2,375 union members...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:57 am | 9 comments | 529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire causes extensive damage to apartment in Vineyard Avenue complex in Pleasanton

A fire believed cause by a candle caused extensive damage Friday night to an apartment in the Las Ventana complex at 3819...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Were there Fire Sprinklers?, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2273 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More Questions Than Answers.

The other day in the Bay Area News Group reported on the Lancaster Vs City of pleasanton case. City Attourney Jonathan Lowell...

Original post made by Watchman on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Record, on Sep 30, 2013 at 8:10 am | 6 comments | 891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing link on Pleasanton's section of Iron Horse Trail set for January completion

With the Iron Horse Trail due to be completed in January, those who commute to and from Pleasanton will soon have an easier...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by isabella, on Sep 29, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 1803 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local man sentenced in string of San Mateo thefts

A Pleasanton man who stole iPhones and iPads from many San Mateo County businesses in a string of burglaries earlier this...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 28, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 857 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Demands by BART's unions for 21% raise over 3 years simply unaffordable for BART, unreasonable by any measure

In these final days of Gov. Jerry Brown's "cooling off" period that temporarily halted the BART transit strike on Aug. 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 am | 53 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton earns top award for environmental successes

The city of Pleasanton has received a top award for its success in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, saving energy, and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Sep 27, 2013 at 9:44 am | 9 comments | 1112 Views
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