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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to approve consultant, realtor for possible elementary school sites

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for tomorrow night's meeting, which includes the approval of using Public...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:52 am | 20 comments | 4133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YouTube video on Pleasanton running for Grand Prize!

I have some exciting news to share, and I need your help! I recently created a short video about Pleasanton. I enjoy...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tina G, on Nov 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 17 comments | 4131 Views

AROUND TOWN

CRONYISM

The origin of Mayor’s Hosterman’s hawk complaint have beeen political and perhaps not nice but the way that Hosterman...

Original post made by Kim on Jan. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:35 am | 30 comments | 4131 Views

AROUND TOWN

High density, multi-story apartment project OKd for Pleasanton's California Center

A new multi-story, high density apartment project and adjoining retail center was approved last week by the Pleasanton City...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by eyeball, on Apr 29, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 23 comments | 4129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calstrs/teachers union opposes pension spiking bill

Teachers want changes in bill that limits public employee pensions "The California Teachers Association and California...

Original post made by Be a part of the solution on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Reviled, on Aug 13, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 170 comments | 4128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD School Board President-"Sorry Students - I Don't Believe You"

Just saw a repeat of the School Board meeting. They reviewed the results of a survey regarding Homework where they'd asked...

Original post made by Unbelievable on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by crazy, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 49 comments | 4127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Question to Union Proponents

There has been much negative press regarding private equity firms this election cycle. They are despised and blamed for...

Original post made by GX on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bored, too, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 31 comments | 4127 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A 2nd life for the TriValley Community Foundation? We hope so

As auditors continue to assess the financial shortages at the Tri-Valley Community Foundation, about the best news coming...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 4123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 4122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district awarded $2.3 million grant

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of 71 schools in the nation whose School Climate Transformation Grant has been...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Oct 30, 2014 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 4121 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why is Adultery a Sin Only For Republicans?

I note with interest how the media is doing everything they can to create an identification of Newt Gingrich as "The Adulterer";...

Original post made by Whata Crock on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 14, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 49 comments | 4120 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 | 4119 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

IRS lists its 'Dirty Dozen' tax scams for 2015

The Internal Revenue Service wrapped up the 2015 "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams last week with a warning to taxpayers about...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Two More Scams, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 4117 Views

SPORTS

Much in common for new football coaches at Amador Valley, Livermore high schools

It's not often everything feels right in the world and with the uncertainty of the world in general, finding escapes, even...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Teri Bush, on Mar 30, 2016 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 4116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board finds funds to save some positions, increase class sizes to 25

Despite the defeat of a parcel tax, the Pleasanton Unified School District is finding a way to keep reading specialists,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:17 am | 120 comments | 4115 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, Highway 84 expressway project begins

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman joined with other city, county and regional representatives last Thursday for the symbolic...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 4, 2013 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 4115 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Senior housing, but no Sharks on Staples Ranch

A groundbreaking celebration is scheduled Oct. 24 for Stoneridge Creek, an 800-unit retirement community on Staples Ranch...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by LivermoreRez , on Oct 15, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 4115 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services planned for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first City Councilwoman

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first elected councilwoman,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Paul LeClaire, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 4115 Views

SPORTS

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 to consider a proposal by a San Jose Sharks affiliate to build a four-rink ice hockey...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 4112 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Trash Can Cleaning Company

Has anybody used this great new service?! I had a tag left on my trash can so gave them a call, because mine did need doing....

Original post made by Carol on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by Marcy, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:55 am | 13 comments | 4111 Views
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