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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairness of Proposed Parcel Tax to Renters

If the proposed parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools passes, it will be fairly simple for homeowners to pay the tax and...

Original post made by Beth Turner on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | 26 comments | 2301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Select candidates who demonstrate independence and critical thinking

Regarding public employee pension liabilities and personnel costs, Pleasanton, like many cities, has had a failure in governance....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Re: Voting Patterns, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 2301 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton commuters advised to brace for BART strike tomorrow

Pleasanton commuters are being advised to prepare for another BART strike as early as just after midnight tomorrow. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 12, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 16 comments | 2301 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fall carnival benefits developmentally disabled

The Arc of Alameda County wants to invite the public to a fall carnival that will include a ring toss, cake walk, swing dance...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Nov 13, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2299 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up with all the crows in town?

They are driving me crazy. The early morning squawking is worse than a rooster. Is this a seasonal thing here?...

Original post made by Wish I were a scarecrow on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 4, 2010 at 7:00 am | 40 comments | 2299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reaches deal with teachers union, issues layoffs

The same night the Pleasanton School Board recognized May 9 as the "Day of the Teacher," it voted to lay off the equivalent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on May 18, 2012 at 10:56 am | 21 comments | 2298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for Castlewood couple's killers continues

It's been six weeks since authorities discovered the bodies of Charlene Abendroth, 57, and her husband Ernest Scherer, Jr.,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 8, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 11 comments | 2297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar nabbed in string of Pleasanton thefts

A Castro Valley man has been arrested in connection with a string of local burglaries. Peter Grgurevic III, 19, has been...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Castro Victim, on Jan 26, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 2296 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 | 2296 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New details emerge about Foothill crash

New details are coming out about a car crash that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams, a 2006 Foothill High School graduate. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 1, 2007 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2295 Views

SPORTS

Panthers NAMED 2008 USA Jr. National Cheeleading Champions

On Sunday, March 2, 2008, in the Hyperion Theatre at the California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, the Panthers...

Original post made by Victoria on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2008 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 2294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hills center getting a makeover

It's a work in progress, but the Vintage Hills Shopping Center, often called somewhat of an eyesore by residents, is getting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Mary Deggelman, on May 17, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 18 comments | 2294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping Chickens in Pleasanton

I'm interested in getting some egg layers for our back yard. I know that we're not allowed to have any roosters (noisy at...

Original post made by Bird Brain on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 2294 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD board backs parcel tax

After months, two surveys and hours of discussion, the Pleasanton school board has voted unanimously to approve a resolution...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 8, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 138 comments | 2294 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Coffee, Beans & Bistro Closed too?

I have seen the windows boarded/papered up in the last few weeks, Charlie always had a hard time in that spot...What a prime...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Isabelle, on Jul 23, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 2293 Views

SPORTS

The greatness that is NCS sports

It is playoff time for many high school sports, and NCS, the overseeing body of high school sports playoffs is again at its...

Original post made by Get the facts on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:05 am | 15 comments | 2293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by mannyman, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 69 comments | 2293 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats gets OK for four nights of downtown entertainment

Mari Kennard finally won the approval of the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday to add Wednesday and Thursday nights to nighttime...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 2293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud helicopters?

There have been two helicopters circling low (and loud) above Pleasanton for about the last hour (9 to 10 pm) tonight (Friday,...

Original post made by Downtowner on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ka, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 2292 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What do Americans think about the mortgage industry?

A new survey of public sentiment by the National Association of Realtors marked some distinct changes in the way people feel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 31, 2008 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 2290 Views
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