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AROUND TOWN

PPIE contributes $551,000 to benefit local schools

Good news came to the school board this month in the form of a giant ceremonial check from Pleasanton Partnerships in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on May 3, 2014 at 7:06 am | 5 comments | 2867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Approachable art placed downtown

If you've walked down Main Street in the last few days, you may have noticed some interesting characters. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Linda Wyner, on Jun 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 54 comments | 2866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 2866 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore gathering to commemorate Hiroshima Day

Tri-Valley CARES members and supporters are gathering at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the gates of Lawrence Livermore National...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 1, 2013 at 11:02 pm | 8 comments | 2866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unsafe, Overcrowded Wheels Bus at Amador Valley HS

Wheels continues to supply too few buses to Amador Valley High School. One bus at 3:00 p.m. for all of Vintage Hills and...

Original post made by av parent on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 31, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 2866 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are people saying that a balanced Federal Budget won't work?

I think the proposal to have balanced budget on a Federal level is a great idea - we wouldn't be in the mess we're in if...

Original post made by two cents on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Sick and Tired, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:27 am | 111 comments | 2864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 2863 Views

RESTAURANTS

La Palapa Closing Again?

So, the come-and-gone Mexican joint at Hopyard and 580 is gone gain. Does anyone know why? They seemed to do a decent business...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heritage group seeks to preserve downtown's character

There are a number of architectural hints to the history of downtown Pleasanton. The Pleasanton sign on Main Street, the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 22, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2861 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Donate your old cell phones to support our troops

With the holidays approaching, so many of our nations' young men and women are serving in remote locations away from family...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bill T, on Oct 27, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 2861 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs plan to bring 4-rink ice skating, hockey arena to Staples Ranch

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward on planning a 17-acre community park on Staples Ranch that could...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 5, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 7 comments | 2858 Views

SPORTS

Bocce ball's Bernardi headed for 'fierce' world competition

Pleasanton's Joey Bernardi, U.S. Under-21 bocce ball champ, is headed for the International Championships being held in Rome...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Sep 3, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 7 comments | 2858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council OKs 3 multi-million-dollar corporate projects

The Pleasanton City Council approved three major business developments Tuesday that will cost millions of dollars to build,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by conerned about water, on May 23, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 11 comments | 2858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE PLEASANTON SCHOOLS

Dear Friends, I am deeply concerned over the proposed level of cuts being proposed to the Pleasanton schools....

Original post made by Laura Foster on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by Green Girl, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 49 comments | 2857 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest opinion: No school board election this November -- what does it mean?

One might argue that no challengers mean that the community is mostly satisfied with the performance of its school board....

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 24 comments | 2857 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigation continues in Pleasanton shooting deaths

The two victims in last Monday night's fatal shooting in Pleasanton were shot once in the head, according to the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on May 14, 2012 at 8:30 am | 28 comments | 2856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bullying a priority for PUSD

For years, bullying was seen as no big deal, and for many, a rite of passage. Freshmen were hazed by seniors, and when they...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Apathy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 59 comments | 2855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are PTA's donations to Measure E Legal?

Donating to your PTA is not necessarily going to help the classrooms. If you look at the donations the PTAs made to the parcel...

Original post made by PTAs are a PAC (Political Action Committee) on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 33 comments | 2854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As County Fair opens, its new CEO talks about Pleasanton's big event

Jerome Hoban has recently passed his first year as the Chief Executive Officer of the Alameda County Fair and Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Myanklehurts, on Jul 6, 2014 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 2853 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman charged with DUI after several hit and runs

A Pleasanton woman faces several charges after a series of collisions yesterday along Valley Avenue. Fifty two-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Big Daddy, on May 2, 2010 at 12:32 am | 36 comments | 2852 Views
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