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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district, banking on furlough days, restores programs and jobs

The Pleasanton School District is apparently banking on furlough days to balance its budget for the upcoming school year. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Dysfunctional school district, on Jun 11, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 35 comments | 3424 Views

RESTAURANTS

Stacey's at Waterford (Dublin) closed?

I have heard from 2 sources now that the Stacey's restaurant in Dublin has closed. Has anyone heard why they closed? I...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by A friend of a friend, on May 26, 2010 at 6:11 pm | 10 comments | 3423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents talk about about school safety worries at public forum

Armed guards. A police officer at every school. Locked fences. Those were a few of the suggestions raised by some Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 3423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened at School Board Meeting last night?

Anyone hear what happened as a result of the special board meeting last night regarding Jon Vranesh? thanks...

Original post made by What Happened? on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Nick Papagiorgio, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:06 am | 36 comments | 3423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High wins state 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School captured first place in the "We the People" state finals last Saturday in Bakersfield, topping...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 20, 2013 at 7:15 am | 3 comments | 3421 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill students rank high at DECA Career Development Conference

Foothill High School's DECA chapter members received high honors at the organization's 68th annual International Career Development...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sean , on May 20, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 3421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves smaller classes for pre-kindergarten-3rd grade

Smaller class sizes for early elementary school students were approved by the Pleasanton School Board on Tuesday night, drawing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hoping, on Feb 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 3419 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Staggered by Recent Scandals: Polls Show the Public Is Incensed by the Administration's Corruption

Recent public opinion polls reveal a steep drop in public support for the Obama administration. Yesterday's Gallup poll...

Original post made by Freedom is more than just a word on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by Stafford, on May 28, 2013 at 8:51 pm | 8 comments | 3413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by ann volonte gabbert, on Aug 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 22 comments | 3410 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It seems that Prattle & Tattle is taking over the Town Forums

Prattle and Tattle seems to be taking over the Town Forums. Whats going on?...

Original post made by Tango on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 3407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton providing free sandbags in case of heavy rain

The city of Pleasanton is providing sandbags free of charge to local residents and businesses to use in case of heavy rain...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 3405 Views

SPORTS

Springtime now means lacrosse

It was only a matter of time once lacrosse took hold in the Western United States at the youth levels before California became...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Norcal Lax, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 3404 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone here have regrets in voting for Obama?

If you voted for Obama, are you beginning to have your doubts? Just curious. ...

Original post made by phil on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by furloughed middle-class, on Feb 23, 2010 at 12:12 am | 90 comments | 3403 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the biker who nearly died today . . . . . .

I was driving north on Main St today at 5:30 AM, just approaching Stanley. My traffic light was, and had been, green but...

Original post made by driver and biker on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 37 comments | 3403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Main Street business busted for alleged prostitution

Tranquility Health Center on 739-E Main St. was closed in July after an undercover prostitution operation revealed illicit...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 24, 2007 at 7:30 am | 21 comments | 3402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin Councilman Eric Swalwell seeking congressional seat in 2012 election

Eric Swalwell, an Alameda County deputy district attorney and Dublin City Councilman, announced his candidacy Wednesday for...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Uh, on May 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 25 comments | 3401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton hotel closing

I had rented a room at the Pleasanton Hotel for an event next month, today I was informed by a staff member that the property...

Original post made by Willis on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by canon lenses, on Aug 27, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 34 comments | 3400 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidate dropped bid for Pleasanton school board to focus on class size reduction

The short-lived fourth candidate for Pleasanton school board says he dropped out of the race to dedicate his time to reducing...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Rudy, on Sep 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 63 comments | 3400 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: 2011 was quite a year for Pleasanton

As cities go in this financially-pressed state of California, Pleasanton had a very good 2011. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by FnSuite, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 3399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Records Act documents

Editor's note: This is reposted from a thread created Monday, Feb. 17, with the headline "PW makes PUSD public records request,...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by AnnK9002, on Feb 21, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 3396 Views
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
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Net Neutrality?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 983 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 711 views

Swalwell tapped for key Democrat Party position
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 595 views