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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another PUSD Budget Proposal for Debate

Here's a new take on how to close the $8 million gap for 10/11, and help keep the budget in balance for 11/12. I'm just brainstorming...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:54 am | 93 comments | 2310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 2310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

unregistered comments on Castlewood union protests

Just thought I'd start a thread that doesn't require registration. Unions, and sympathizers, like to try to intimidate,...

Original post made by yet another resident on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 7:57 am | 32 comments | 2309 Views

SPORTS

Jockey Chad Schvaneveldt caps races in Pleasanton with three stakes wins

Every year there seems to be someone who steps up and takes control of the stakes races at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by MM, on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 2308 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LAFCo: Build Stoneridge or lose Staples Ranch

LAFCo, the Alameda County Local Agency Formation Commission that has the final say on annexations, has warned Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 12, 2008 at 10:18 am | 20 comments | 2307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student doing well after nearly drowning during school trip

A student at Harvest Park Middle School was said to have nearly drowned yesterday during a school trip to the Dolores Bengston...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Chola, on Jun 20, 2009 at 12:48 am | 29 comments | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metering lights increase congestion

The recently activated metering lights on the Bernal and Sunol southbound onramps to 680 are having the opposite of the intended...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Raenette, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:54 am | 18 comments | 2306 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Triple, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 23 comments | 2306 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Morgan fire on eastern slope of Mount Diablo now 45% contained

The Morgan Fire, which has blackened the slopes of Mount Diablo and caused the evacuation of dozens of homes, is now 45%...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by republicrat, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:00 am | 5 comments | 2306 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 2306 Views

SPORTS

A Falcon Family

Tonight, just before kickoff in the season-opening game against Monte Vista, Foothill High School will honor Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2305 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Air Quality district urges residents to avoid fireplace fires--on Christmas Day!

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking Bay Area residents to skip the fire in the fireplace on Christmas...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 24, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 6 comments | 2305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Programming

I am wondering what percentage of kids can program a computer by the time they finish middle school. It is becoming an essential...

Original post made by yAPTR-yetAnotherPTownResident on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 6 comments | 2305 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dozens protest reading cuts at Pleasanton school board meeting

A reading program on the chopping block drew an overflow crowd to the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, spilling...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Libby , on Feb 17, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 33 comments | 2304 Views

SPORTS

Sharks ice facility clears a hurdle

A multi-million-dollar regional ice skating rink planned by a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks in Pleasanton's new Staples...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Max, on Feb 3, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dishwasher Film

Heard through the grapevine... Everyone is experiencing a white film on the dishes after a run through the dishwasher....

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Feb 16, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 25 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet Law at downtown Restaurants

Does anyone have information on the law banning pets from the sidewalk restaurants on Main street? I understand there...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Face Face, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 62 comments | 2302 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

With Gov. Schwarzenegger declaring a fiscal emergency to reduce a looming $14 billion debt, this is clearly no time to vote...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Amber, on Jan 17, 2008 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 2301 Views

AROUND TOWN

To: Tim Hunt

"A starting firefighter makes $5,800 a month, while those at the top salary step (no. 6) make $7,405 or $88,860 annually....

Original post made by Arnold on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Question, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 2301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slashes $9 million from budget

Despite pleas to save positions and programs, the school board officially identified millions of dollars in cuts to balance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 114 comments | 2300 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
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“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
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