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President's address to students causing a stir

President Obama will address students Tuesday in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 88 comments | 5105 Views

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Pleasanton park mugging solved with help of police dog

A mugging at a park -- a rarity in Pleasanton -- was quickly solved with the help of a police dog, according to a police...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Dena, on May 14, 2014 at 7:59 am | 13 comments | 5104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stretch of Valley Avenue reopened after police chase ends in crash

Pleasanton police briefly closed part of Valley Avenue this afternoon after the driver of an allegedly stolen truck led officers...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by mike moreno, on Jun 10, 2016 at 9:24 am | 5 comments | 5103 Views

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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 | 5103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More funding cuts may loom for Pleasanton school district

With state revenues about $600 million less than conservative estimates for July and August, the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by As the world turns, on Oct 9, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 62 comments | 5102 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Transit unions have donated $3M to CA State Assembly Democrats

The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU, of which the BART train operators are members) and the Service Employees Service Union...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 21, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 21 comments | 5102 Views

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Teacher dismissal bill heads to governor

A bill that would reform the dismissal appeal process for certificated employees is being sent to Governor Jerry Brown for...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 12 comments | 5102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police officers association launch gift drive

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and the Pleasanton Police Officers Association is again giving back to the community...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 5101 Views

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 | 5097 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dave Ross on Hostess and Unions

Dave Ross is a syndicated radio commentator, like Charlie Osgood but with a sarcastic bite. He's on KCBS daily at 2:35p...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 59 comments | 5097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tutoring by PUSD teachers?

I am looking at a tutoring service in town and notice it is all Pleasanton teachers that work there. Just as a gut reaction...

Original post made by Amador Mom on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Change of Scenery, on Oct 25, 2011 at 8:48 am | 79 comments | 5096 Views

SPORTS

Politcs In AV Sports

The real truth of the freshmen players is this. Of the 5 that made Varsity, NONE of the girls actually play on Coach Gray's...

Original post made by knowsfacts on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by JackRabbitSlim, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:37 am | 38 comments | 5093 Views

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Merger likely to keep ValleyCare afloat

ValleyCare Health System will likely merge with a larger hospital group in the near future to provide long-term financial...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by blind leading the blind, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 15 comments | 5093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alert citizen aids in arrest of prowling suspect in Pleasanton

A 20-year-old Sacramento man was arrested Wednesday morning after an alert citizen noticed a suspicious person prowling near...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Mar 22, 2015 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 5093 Views

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State Senate special election set for Tuesday

The stage is set for Tuesday's special primary election that could decide the new state senator for District 7, which covers...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 17, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 13 comments | 5091 Views

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Staying Dillon Strong

The O'Leary family knows about gardening: It takes patience and nurturing for little seeds to grow to fruits and vegetables...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by MD, on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 5091 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 | 5090 Views

RESTAURANTS

Vinny's 2 Go - when and why did this place close?

I loved going to Vinny's 2 Go for panini sandwiches and pizza. I hadn't been there in a couple of months, and when I drove...

Original post made by Tom on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by Angela, on Oct 18, 2007 at 7:36 pm | 5 comments | 5090 Views

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Pleasanton high school seniors ordered to stop playing annual 'Assassin' game

Pleasanton police and the Pleasanton school district have urged high school students to quit playing a popular game on and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by ATTACKING PPD, NOT !, on Feb 16, 2016 at 7:44 am | 12 comments | 5087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decodaquote cancelled in Times Newspaper

The Valley Times is replacing the Decodaquote puzzle with another similar puzzle because the Decodeaquote puzzle a few days...

Original post made by OldTimer on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MrsJJJ, on Aug 2, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 5086 Views
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