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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E. Why so much negativity toward teachers?

We recently relocated to Pleasanton because we were impressed with the quality of the schools (on paper). My kids are in...

Original post made by New to town on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 21, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 89 comments | 2804 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council OKs county waste collection plan, nixes final housing settlement

With only four City Council members at their meeting Tuesday and with Mayor Jennifer Hosterman traveling, a measure giving...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by don, on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:42 am | 8 comments | 2804 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Real Estate Matters: How do I protect myself as a seller?

Many people are nervous about putting their house on the market because of the notion that California is a very litigious...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jul 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 2804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves smaller classes for pre-kindergarten-3rd grade

Smaller class sizes for early elementary school students were approved by the Pleasanton School Board on Tuesday night, drawing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Hoping, on Feb 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 2804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Relatives, Friends,Clergy, Coaches, etc. The Real Risk to Children

I am frustrated with adults, we don't want to face the real threat to our children, which is people they know and trust....

Original post made by Jan on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Mar 4, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 2803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton artist to be an exhibitor at Walnut Creek Artists' Market this weekend

Pleasanton artist Kurt Fehlberg will be one of 50 plus artists at the annual Artists' Market in Walnut Creek. The event will...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Claudete, on Nov 19, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 2803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Has Their Hand on Your Wallet

Alameda County Waste Management Authority proposes to collect a tax (called a fee) of $9.55 per year per residential unit....

Original post made by mooseturd on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marcus, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 27 comments | 2803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by HS , on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 46 comments | 2802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Pension Obligations

According to Steve Brozosky the City has a present value of 120 million in pension obligations owed to city workers and...

Original post made by Ceaser on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Boomer, on Nov 16, 2008 at 10:21 pm | 19 comments | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Humane Society cancels garden tour because of drought

The Valley Humane Society has cancelled its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour scheduled for later this spring because...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by highdiver, on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 6 comments | 2799 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 | 2799 Views

AROUND TOWN

motorcycle noise

An article regarding excessive motorcycle noise in the PW from April of 2004 states, in part, "We're going to start taking...

Original post made by downtown diner on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Sep 8, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 40 comments | 2798 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Deonna Zuffa news

Has anyone heard anything new regarding the Deonna Zuffa case? When will her trial begin? I'm just curious if anyone knows...

Original post made by Lauren Hiller on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Excellent reporting, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 2798 Views

AROUND TOWN

When will 99 Ranch Market open?

Anybody know when the 99 Ranch Market is due to open in the Rose Pavilion? I can't wait! I love their seafood. ...

Original post made by Mah on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Miranda, on Oct 4, 2009 at 4:10 am | 19 comments | 2796 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Skip Mohatt, long-time Amador Valley High teacher, coach dies in Auburn

Long-time Amador Valley High School teacher and coach Everett (Skip) Mohatt died Saturday night in Auburn, where he had lived...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Andrew Finn, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 25 comments | 2795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, has signed a long-term...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anthony R.H., on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 39 comments | 2795 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area reacts to first Papal resignation in nearly 600 years

Bay Area religious communities reacted with "surprise" and "shock" to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 32 comments | 2794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Second accident leaves two teens injured

Just three hours after a car crashed head-on into a cinderblock wall in back of the Pleasanton DMV, killing a 16-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents push for changes in school lice policy

Parents got some of the changes but not all they were hoping for in a recent update to the lice policy by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 25, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 16 comments | 2793 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 | 2792 Views
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