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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 | 1798 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigators searching for source of widespread phone calls from Pleasanton utility billing office

A number of households in Pleasanton have been receiving calls since mid-day yesterday from a telephone number identified...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by rational man, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:27 am | 21 comments | 1798 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Getting the best value in a today's market

The current real estate market presents great opportunities for anyone shopping for a home in the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Aaron, on Apr 8, 2008 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 1797 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3-year-old injured after hit by truck on Muirwood Drive

A 3-year-old girl who was struck by a pickup truck in Pleasanton this afternoon is expected to survive her injuries, according...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 27, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 30 comments | 1797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

12-foot cross vandalized

A 12-foot wooden cross on the property of R. Roman, was chopped down sometime between the evening of Nov. 6 and 7. The Happy...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 30, 2008 at 10:30 pm | 27 comments | 1797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Handles Gastropub opens Monday at Pleasanton Hotel

Handles on Main Gastropub, the newest restaurant in downtown Pleasanton, will open Monday following a special preview today. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 21 comments | 1797 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne to be sworn in as Pleasanton's new mayor tonight

Councilman Jerry Thorne will be sworn in tonight as Pleasanton's new mayor along with two newly-elected members of the City...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 1797 Views

SPORTS

SPORTSTRONG YOUTH BASKETBALL

SPORTSTRONG Youth Basketball Foundation is kicking off our Spring and Spring/ Summer season with evaluations starting January...

Original post made by Coach on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Young Teachers Better Than Older Ones?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly Jeb Bing writes, "The tax would have saved the 127 of 148 jobs that are on the...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 42 comments | 1796 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Am I Doing? Sorting Trash

OK, has anyone figured out a clean and space saving method to handle trash with the new PGS sorting requirements? My small...

Original post made by Trashsorter on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fellow Recyler, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 33 comments | 1796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wal-Mart replacing Nob Hill

As it says in the staff report, Wal-Mart applied for a Zoning Certificate to operate a supermarket as a permitted use at...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by SherryG, on Feb 13, 2012 at 7:44 am | 1 comment | 1796 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council faces full agenda tonight as current terms draw to close

It's a full agenda for tonight's meeting of the Pleasanton City Council where key housing, growth management and consideration...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 1796 Views

RESTAURANTS

New farmers' market begins operating at Stoneridge mall this afternoon

Starting this weekend, a trip to Stoneridge Shopping Center could have patrons picking up fruits and vegetables in addition...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 1794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Running stop signs, U Turns on Main Street

As my husband and I sat inside Strizzi's this evening we noticed how many cars run the three way stop signs on St. Mary and...

Original post made by JR on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Jul 21, 2010 at 7:22 pm | 18 comments | 1794 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer takes the stand in his murder trial

Ernest Scherer III, a professional poker player accused of killing his parents for financial gain in March 2008, testified...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 1794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Citizens' initiative cleared for Nov. 4 ballot

The City Council Tuesday accepted a ballot box initiative for voters to consider on the Nov. 4 that would block some steep...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2008 at 2:53 pm | 35 comments | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where are the School Buses and Child Care

My family just moved here. I am an Active Duty Military member (women) who right now works nights but has a unpredictable...

Original post made by Jennifer on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by cialis generic purchase, on May 29, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 35 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

CUT THE FAT FROM THE TOP FOR SCHOOL SUCCESS

Is it me, or is the answer to ALL the schools problems is cutting the FAT FROM THE TOP in our school district. It's the same...

Original post made by Main Street & Main Stream on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on Nov 17, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 32 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbucks Plastic Cups-Recyclable?

I remember checking about Starbucks plastic cups, and they were the wrong shape to put in the blue recycle bin. Something...

Original post made by Wendy on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by kolohe, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:08 am | 5 comments | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has anyone heard about the incident at Amador?

I've been checking periodically for a week trying to get details on an incident that occured at the last school dance held...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 18 comments | 1792 Views
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