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Bring out the bagpipes: the Scottish Games are on again today

Don your plaid -- if not a kilt -- and head to the Fairgrounds today for an adventure in everything Scottish, from bagpipes...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Sep 3, 2012 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 3121 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Family farm opens in Castlewood

If you've driven along the tree-lined, scenic Foothill Road recently, you may have noticed that there are crops growing at...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Dave & Jon, on Aug 9, 2009 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 3119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen, Miller sworn in at Pleasanton school board meeting last night

Newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board were sworn in Tuesday, with the board unanimously voting...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Dec 13, 2014 at 12:14 am | 14 comments | 3118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air Fragrances in Pleasanton classrooms

Many teachers in Pleasanton public schools use a device in the classroom that emits a chemical fragrance. If you go to...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2008 at 3:34 pm | 23 comments | 3117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man captured with local girl in critical condition after jailhouse jump

The man connected to a Pleasanton teen who went missing for several days last week is in critical condition following an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by TahoeIsBetter, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 30 comments | 3117 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 | 3116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove PTA Board Elections

Why were there so many people at the Walnut Grove PTA Elections on Thursday night, yet, at the last minute almost the whole...

Original post made by Mommy on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 45 comments | 3114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next AHVS Principal - Jim Hansen?

Hearing thru the grapevine that Jim Hansen, current principal at Harvest Park, is slated to become principal at Amador Valley...

Original post made by AVHSFan on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Whoop!!, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 23 comments | 3112 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 | 3110 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Hoga: The Not So Little Fireboat That Could

There was a ceremony on December 7, to honor the Hoga, the former Oakland Fireboat that is now the last operational Naval...

Original post made by James Art, FPE on Dec. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Parcel tax potentially targets senior citizens!!!

I read on another posting about language in the parcel tax which addresses seniors. I made my parents aware of this provision...

Original post made by Ray Johnson on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by honestly, be honest, on Mar 13, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 75 comments | 3103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon attorney changes plea for fatal hit-and-run crash in Dublin

A San Ramon attorney, who was arrested in May 2012 for allegedly running down a bicyclist in Dublin, pleaded guilty Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by I Have Been Following This Case, on Nov 27, 2014 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 3103 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Hooters in downtown Pleasanton, though sign said so

Anyone downtown over the weekend probably did a double-take when they saw a sign on the fence of the old Kolln Hardware Store...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Lighten Up Ptown, on Nov 21, 2007 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 3101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com (http://www.recalljenniferhosterman.com). I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 3101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council creates task force to boost Alviso Adobe

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 last night to appoint nine members to the Alviso Adobe Task Force, which is charged...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 12, 2014 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 3101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Houston worthy successor to Pombo

The Weekly story on Guy Houston was a nice ode to his local roots but short on substance. He would be a worthy successor...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Vote No On Houston, on Jan 18, 2008 at 4:59 am | 2 comments | 3099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confidential school board emails/reports from Superintendent to school trustees?

Based on another thread from someone from Civic Square called uniformed talking about the Palo Alto district, I was looking...

Original post made by Lou on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lou, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 15 comments | 3099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 3099 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops suck in P Town

The cops are so busy trying to score tickets they don't even fight crime. I saw 3 kids riding skateboards in the middle...

Original post made by MoMo on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 12, 2007 at 5:20 am | 17 comments | 3096 Views
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