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AROUND TOWN

Sharks Ice rink

When all the controversy about the land off of El Charro was the big news, there was a section of land that the San Jose...

Original post made by tango on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gabby, on Aug 5, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 20 comments | 2802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART customer satisfaction drops

BART is looking to improve service after numbers from a recent survey revealed customer satisfaction with the transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 4, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 9 comments | 2802 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did Taco Del Mar close?

I was looking forward to a warm tastey Taco Salad tonight and found the store empty with a For Lease sign. I know I've...

Original post made by Disappointed on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by yikes, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 18 comments | 2801 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Meet the Pleasanton candidates

Sample ballots and voter information pamphlets will be mailed to Pleasanton's 41,150 registered voters Oct. 6 with mail-in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by jack parker, on Sep 29, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Thorne have it all wrong?

In typical republican form, Thorne resorts to name calling with the classic “elitist” word. I guess if you oppose suburban...

Original post made by Ray Morris on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 21, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 2800 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ayala seeks to block hillside developments

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala was back before the City Council last Tuesday, this time with another 5,000 signatures on a...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2008
Last comment by Don, on May 10, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 20 comments | 2799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chase gets OK to demolish Santa Rita shopping center for new bank

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by J.P. Morgan Chase to tear down the aging Santa Rita Junction Shopping...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 31 comments | 2799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alameda County Sheriff Shocked

Anyone else see this supposed response by Sheriff Ahern to an Occupy protester's written complaint about his department? It...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Angus, on Jan 5, 2012 at 10:16 am | 36 comments | 2798 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore police urge high school students to stop playing 'Assassin' game

Livermore police are asking high school students to refrain from playing the "Assassin" game, which police say has led to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 4, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 11 comments | 2797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Senate Approves Measure Mandating Homosexual (Gay) History Curriculum

The California Senate passed a bill mandating California's public schools include homosexual (gay) history in social studies...

Original post made by Common Sense on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by nightowl, on Apr 26, 2011 at 12:43 am | 46 comments | 2796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Employee Proposed Contract Falls Way Short

The City published the proposed new PCEA (Miscellaneous Employees) last night, and it is a significant disappointment. It...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 56 comments | 2795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves student achievement plans

The Pleasanton school board unanimously approved the Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSA) as recommended by district...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by AV Teacher, on Feb 13, 2015 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 2795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twas the Week Before Christmas (aka Pleasanton Revolts)

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the town Not a councilman was stirring, not one could be found the contract...

Original post made by PeasantUprising on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 29 comments | 2793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Budget Cuts - an alternative

An idea: There is going to be a huge impact on our schools because of school budget uncertainty in CA. Current Proposed...

Original post made by Simple Solution on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Guy, on Feb 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 2793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is the job of the School Board President?

I went online to the PUSD website to see what the job of School Board President is. Since the three men on the school board...

Original post made by Upset Voter on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by success, on Jan 6, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 52 comments | 2792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids turned away from school sports for lack of funds

I was saddened today when my sons school basketball team had to turn away students. The kids had not had their sports physical...

Original post made by Ptown Press on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2792 Views

AROUND TOWN

water

Have you got you latest bill? Were you able to cut back your usage? Are they not fining people for over usage? None of my...

Original post made by Erline on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy Clem, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 31 comments | 2792 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

From Kentucky Derby to the Pleasanton racetrack

Two weeks before the start of the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Jeff Bonde was sitting in his small office in the stable...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 28, 2011 at 12:55 am | 11 comments | 2791 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Demands by BART's unions for 21% raise over 3 years simply unaffordable for BART, unreasonable by any measure

In these final days of Gov. Jerry Brown's "cooling off" period that temporarily halted the BART transit strike on Aug. 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 am | 53 comments | 2790 Views
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The Heart of the Constitution
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Bidding my Maverick Bye-Bye
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 250 views