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Pleasanton schools post gains in meeting 'No Child Left Behind' goals

Pleasanton schools are making progress in teaching English language learners and economically disadvantaged students, according...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:18 pm | 9 comments | 2876 Views


Classes cut? Not for dedicated Harvest Park teacher

Cuts that eliminated special summer school programs for gifted students weren't enough to stop Lynn Gatehouse, a teacher...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 2875 Views


Hopyard! Give me the Diablo

Now this is a true winner of Best of Pleasanton! Burgers like the Diablo (beef) are where it's at! Atmosphere is great- outdoor...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Sep. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2874 Views


Driving cross country

The first day of traveling we drove through Pennsylvania. There was not much to look at out the window so Jenny and I read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Martha Grill, on Mar 23, 2008 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 2874 Views


Vote NO on Measure E

The public school systems here and everywhere in the US are insatiable for taxpayers to pay more. Tell them to manage their...

Original post made by NoOnE on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 6, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 46 comments | 2874 Views


Council votes against holding Nov. 3 ballot measure on East Side development

The Pleasanton City Council last night scuttled plans for a special advisory ballot measure about East Side development plans...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by sknywench, on Jun 4, 2015 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 2874 Views


Comcast-- aarggg

Is anyone enjoying their new digital service from Comcast? Experiencing dropouts and strange messages? Maybe this should...

Original post made by mooseturd on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Apr 13, 2009 at 8:58 am | 13 comments | 2873 Views


Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 3, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 2873 Views


No charges sought yet against man in alleged DUI fatal crash

Alameda County prosecutors said today they aren't yet filing charges against an alleged drunk driver who killed a mother...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on May 20, 2015 at 7:55 am | 16 comments | 2871 Views


Ex-NFL player and Pleasanton coach accused of slugging County Supervisor Haggerty

The Alameda County's District Attorney's office is looking into charges that a coach for the Pleasanton Junior Football League...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 39 comments | 2870 Views


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 | 2869 Views


Driver in June bicyclist death remains held without bond

Cody Hall, the young driver who ran down and killed bicyclist Diana Hersevoort on June 9, will remain in jail pending a new...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 15, 2013 at 10:58 am | 38 comments | 2869 Views


New BART station opens tomorrow

The new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station near Stoneridge Shopping Center is ready to open with festivities tomorrow. Service...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ptown, on Dec 23, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 2869 Views


Pleasanton School Board Planning on Adding New Debt to Offer Golden Handshake Packages

The Pleasanton school board tonight, item 14.4 (

Original post made by long time parent on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 22 comments | 2868 Views


Time to put a halt to global warming hysteria in California

The recognized global authority on "climate change", the IPCC has changed their story, now saying warming induced by a doubling...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 14, 2013
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 21, 2013 at 11:59 am | 23 comments | 2868 Views


Mommy and me

The bond between mothers and daughters is unlike any other. They share many personality traits, mannerisms and often an uncanny...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 27, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 10 comments | 2867 Views


Councilman Thorne blasts 'elitists' over efforts to block Staples Ranch, Stoneridge Drive projects

Pleasanton City Councilman Jerry Thorne has issued a special "Alert," predicting dire consequences for the city and taxpayers...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 11, 2007 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 2866 Views


McGovern campaign aide 'desperately in need of letters' of support to send to newspapers

Margo Tarver, who is handling publicity for Councilwoman Cindy McGovern's campaign for mayor, sent out an email to the candidate's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by r we done yet, on Oct 31, 2010 at 11:41 am | 43 comments | 2866 Views


Bonilla, Buchanan debate at State Senate candidate forum

Two Democrats hoping to become the region's next state senator shared their views on key topics while making their cases...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by interesting, on Jan 24, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 2865 Views


Pleasanton Council rezones 73 acres for high-density housing

It took just 45 minutes for the Pleasanton City Council last night to rezone 73 acres in various parts of the city to accommodate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 42 comments | 2864 Views
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