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Pleasanton school board calls for Prop. 13 reforms

The Pleasanton School board is backing an initiative that could bring more money to schools by raising taxes for corporate...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:36 pm | 36 comments | 3528 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 | 3526 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 | 3524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing madness

A few weeks ago I posted about how ridiculous are housing market has become.I mentioned as evidence a 1500 sq ft older home...

Original post made by hoops on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Teach, on May 24, 2013 at 3:07 pm | 29 comments | 3524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Underage Drinking Halloween Parties this weekend

Halloween Parties by teens this weekend in Pleasanton is a hot topic on the MySpace pages and FaceBook pages today. Chatter...

Original post made by raven on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 5, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 32 comments | 3523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart grocery needed for empty Nob Hill - why be against it?

I don't understand why the mayor and city council would be against Walmart putting a smaller sized grocery store in the EMPTY...

Original post made by foodshopper on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by jesus, on Aug 22, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 60 comments | 3521 Views

AROUND TOWN

In your opinion who was the best P-Town politician?

With the passing of Ben many are bringing up past politicians and their opinions on what they contributed. I am asking what...

Original post made by IMHO on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 9, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 29 comments | 3520 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA Last night was Date Night, so I took Mrs. Kendall to the movies, to see a chick-flick. I...

Original post made by DoUgLaS kEnDaLl on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Oct 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 3513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is this even legal?

I am wondering if the following "informational" (read brainwashing) session is allowed on public school grounds during instruction...

Original post made by alee on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 118 comments | 3511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart public hearing moved to next Monday at Firehouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Planning Commission late Friday stripped a controversial public hearing on a proposed Walmart Neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:29 am | 94 comments | 3511 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART strike likely tomorrow

A team of federal mediators bowed out of the BART contract negotiations today as union representatives announced that the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 20, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 66 comments | 3511 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 | 3510 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to open new Pleasanton store at 8 a.m. Friday

Safeway will open its new Pleasanton Lifestyle supermarket at Bernal and Valley avenues at 8 a.m. Friday. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Diann, on Dec 30, 2011 at 10:27 pm | 35 comments | 3508 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Great Books of Pleasanton

The Great Books of Pleasanton book club meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday monthly at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 28, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3506 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Michigan passing a Right to Work law

Michigan will today become the 24th state to pass a Right to Work law, which prohibits unions from collecting dues from non-union...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 12, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 7 comments | 3506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tickets on sale for Pleasanton's 4th annual St. Patrick's Brew Crawl

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual St. Patrick's Brew Crawl on March 14, a St. Patrick's Day event sponsored by...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by not worth it, on Feb 16, 2015 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 3498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Brother is Watching You!

Smile, you're on candid camera! Pleasanton Police have a new devise called the "mole" that enables the officers to watch...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Really PO'ed, on Jul 18, 2009 at 7:00 am | 26 comments | 3497 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton must trim employee benefits or face citizens' initiative, council warned

A Laguna Oaks homeowner has asked the Pleasanton City Council to make employee pension and health care reform a top priority...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:42 am | 107 comments | 3497 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: 'Dash and dine' becomes felony charge in Pleasanton

A San Francisco man was arrested at about 2:51 a.m. Feb. 9 in Pleasanton on a charge of felony burglary for what's commonly...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Feb 19, 2012 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 3496 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New $34-million elementary school being considered in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board will have to decide whether to build a new elementary school at an estimated cost of $34 million...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Take your pick, on Dec 4, 2012 at 12:50 am | 25 comments | 3496 Views
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