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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 | 4827 Views

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Teens target today as day to turn off cell phones, other electronics

Some Pleasanton teens have targeted today as a time for everyone to turn off their cell phones, televisions and computers...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Luddite, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 4824 Views

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Miley talks up taxes, regulations and still gets loud applause

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley told members of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton last week that they may have to pay more...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Hotslide, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:57 am | 11 comments | 4821 Views

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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 | 4819 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 | 4816 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 | 4812 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

First deck section of Bay Bridge put into place

Construction of the Bay Bridge's new self-anchored suspension span reached a milestone today when the first deck section...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by ruan, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 4811 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 | 4809 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 | 4808 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 | 4801 Views

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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 | 4800 Views

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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 | 4800 Views

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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 | 4798 Views

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Who is Fred Watson and why is he running for City Council?

I think everyone should be very aware of all the candidates running for city council. I am particularly alarmed at one...

Original post made by Lillian on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 13, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 41 comments | 4798 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 4795 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor's fact-finding panel finds BART management, unions 'far apart' on bargaining

A three-person fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown heard firsthand Wednesday how far apart BART and its labor...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:47 am | 80 comments | 4795 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Museum plans 2012 preschool themes

The Museum on Main has announced themes for its 2012 preschool pre-literacy program, M.o.M.'s Reading Time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Name of Teacher Reading?, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 4794 Views

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Planners OK multi-million-dollar projects in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved two new development projects that will significantly expand the Lexus auto...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by hostile takeover, on May 1, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 10 comments | 4790 Views

AROUND TOWN

PW Opinionist Challenges the Federal Takeover of Grammar

PW's designated 'opinionator', Tim Hunt, writes the following: "The novel legal theory to cast aside the state’s role...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 4788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents drive toward kids crossing streets

I have been observing this phenomenon every day for the past 7 years. I drive past three Pleasanton schools as I drop...

Original post made by Louise on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Kristina, on Oct 15, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 4787 Views
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