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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 | 3600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 3600 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fire department donates two out-of-service fire trucks to Tulancingo

Two fire-fighting vehicles that were about to be retired from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department fleet have been donated...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on Feb 11, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 3600 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees

I was motivated to start this thread by comments made on another thread (regarding the San Ramon property tax initiative)....

Original post made by No Fear on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cut, on May 12, 2009 at 7:15 am | 111 comments | 3599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mexican Market

I am fairly new to Pleasanton and wonder if anyone can tell me where I might find a mexican market. The grocery stores carry...

Original post made by Jillian on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Paul Morgan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 22 comments | 3598 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Lab center activated to check for nuclear fallout from Japan

A group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that predicts the spread of hazardous material releases is assisting the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 18 comments | 3594 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 | 3593 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton resident needs your votes online – book competition

I am a finalist in a nationwide children’s picture book competition. The winner will be chosen by internet voting and will...

Original post made by Tracy Mesuda on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by olfthfl, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 3591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. Williams Says Farewell

It’s { Been} a wonderful life! A personal history and a letter of gratitude to the Pleasanton community.....it has been...

Original post made by Sherry Williams on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie K's mom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 15 comments | 3590 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 | 3590 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 | 3590 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sushi Lovers Check Out Sozos

When it comes to making great sushi in Pleasanton, Sozos definitely comes in first place!...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by iwc, on Aug 9, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 3589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where Bowser gets his campaign funds from...

I've been looking around the internet, something I like to do. When checking out www.netfile.com/agency/coa I found some...

Original post made by JustlookingAround on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Laursen's gotta go, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 47 comments | 3588 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Birthplace of the Cowboy

It's a pleasant town--the "land of the live oaks and friendly folks" they call it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3557...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Steve A, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 3586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State funding for Pleasanton schools uncertain as Brown looks to June vote on new taxes, statewide cuts

Pleasanton school officials will probably have to wait until June to find out what Gov. Jerry Brown's proposals will mean...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 31, 2011 at 10:12 am | 35 comments | 3586 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Miss California competition starts tomorrow for 'Miss Pleasanton'

Foothill High 2010 grad Danielle Alvari, aka Miss Pleasanton, will represent her city and the Bay Area this weekend in a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Carolyn, on Feb 3, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 3585 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 | 3585 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 | 3582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solicitors knew our kid's names and ages!

Today (5/27) two young men came around in Vintage Hills, soliciting college prep software. They stopped at many homes on...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:24 am | 28 comments | 3582 Views
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