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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton parade, tree lighting tomorrow

Pleasanton's annual Hometown Holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony will be held starting at 5 p.m. tomorrow on Main Street....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Abhay, on Dec 6, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 4928 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where's Janna? (i.e. who has disdain for America's free-market economic system)

Several days ago, a frequent poster on this board named "Janna," whose views are extreme left, stated her disdain for America's...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 29, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 69 comments | 4925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers are not appreciated

I am amazed at how people are quick to blame teachers for the problems in the state budget , the failing of our education...

Original post made by Bernard on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Simone, on Jul 14, 2011 at 8:53 am | 78 comments | 4923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEAM preschool proposal approved by school board

A proposal for a STEAM Preschool was unanimously approved by the Pleasanton school board last night during its board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by STEM- NOT "STEAM" Why not "STEAMBOAT?" , on May 6, 2016 at 11:08 am | 19 comments | 4922 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore woman dies in San Ramon Valley police chase

A young Livermore woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured in a crash following a police pursuit that...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton is hell, on Dec 1, 2015 at 1:36 am | 7 comments | 4921 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter to Editor Regarding Last Week's Cover Story

I just read a letter to the editor by Kristin McAfee regarding last week's cover story on two girls who were molested...

Original post made by Margery on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 30, 2008 at 6:53 am | 41 comments | 4919 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Sep 14, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 4919 Views

AROUND TOWN

why water a parking lot

Here we are in the 3rd maybe 4th year of a drought yet the people that own the parking lot on Pleasanton Avenue right across...

Original post made by Stacee Bloom on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 28, 2015 at 12:35 pm | 13 comments | 4917 Views

AROUND TOWN

SAVE THE DATE! Pleasanton Public Library's 25th Anniversary Gala - Friday, November 15th

The Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library will be hosting a 25th Anniversary Gala at the library on Friday, November 15th...

Original post made by Valerie Arkin on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Aug 27, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 4915 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare's merger agreement with Stanford moving forward

Plans to merge ValleyCare Health System and its Pleasanton medical center into Stanford University health care system are...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Wise Old Owl, on Jul 31, 2014 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 4915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Candidates

OK all you arm-chair quarterbacks, there are 3 seats up for election on the school district board. Who is willing to jump...

Original post made by Marie on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by T. R. Ollman, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 40 comments | 4914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board accepts teachers' union contract

While the school board approved a contract with the teachers' union Tuesday night, one that would save the district nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 103 comments | 4910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: Pleasanton, we urgently need change

To those in the community and Pleasanton Unified School District employees who have offered their support and personal apologies,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Love Pleasanton, on Oct 27, 2014 at 10:09 am | 6 comments | 4909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD High School 7th period on the chopping block?

In the PUSD Jan 26th Budget Challenges 2010-11 update, a union negotiable item is: "Suspend high school collaboration period...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heather Simmons, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 42 comments | 4904 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 13, 2012 at 8:23 am | 4 comments | 4904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Pictures $700??

I read in another thread that senior pictures cost $700. What??!! Why? Can't we take our own pictures and submit them?...

Original post made by Rhonda on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 4893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman cleared of all charges?

Although Mayor Hosterman admits to using city resources for her recent campaign (and apologized for it), she is cleared of...

Original post made by Steve Lynn on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Sara G., on Apr 6, 2007 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 4889 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another non-credited...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 4888 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To the homosexual members of our community: I'm sorry

I'm terribly disappointed in the citizens of our state. Constitutional amendments should be used to enshrine rights, not...

Original post made by Jill on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 11, 2008 at 7:16 am | 149 comments | 4887 Views

AROUND TOWN

does your water taste terrible?

For the past few weeks, my water has tasted terrible! The apartment folks tell me that this is a common problem throughout...

Original post made by kevin heller on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 23, 2016 at 7:34 pm | 28 comments | 4886 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 912 views