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Panel finds Chowchilla kidnapper suitable for parole

A two-person panel has found one of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by A mom of three, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 2673 Views


Laursen to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Joan Laursen, president of the Pleasanton PTA Council, announced today that she will seek election to the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharolyn, on Apr 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 57 comments | 2673 Views


School board to ponder restoring jobs, smaller classes

The Pleasanton school board will be looking at whether to permanently bring back some of the jobs it restored on a one-time...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by s_elena, on Aug 5, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 2673 Views



Although not reported in the weekly, the Oak Grove developer has filed a lawsuit to block the referendum. Talk about big...

Original post made by iwasthereto on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Nicole, on Dec 23, 2007 at 7:51 pm | 13 comments | 2672 Views


parcel tax

Although our children are out of school, I am more than willing to pay a parcel tax to maintain excellence in our schools....

Original post made by anne on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 39 comments | 2672 Views


Where has all the fun gone?

When I was growing up in the South Bay, the fun and recreation opportunities seemed endless. We had ice and roller skating...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:43 am | 25 comments | 2671 Views


Presbyterians to host Pleasanton candidates forum tonight

Centerpointe Presbyterian Church will host a "Meet the Candidates Night" starting at 7 p.m. tonight at its church, which...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2012 at 9:55 pm | 32 comments | 2671 Views


Sarah's swimathon today to benefit Children's Hospital

Sarah Banholzer and her friends are donning their bathing suits in Pleasanton Sunday for their second annual swimathon to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Ms. Landis, on Apr 26, 2015 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2671 Views


Stark/McNerney Town Hall Meeting Saturday

I wanted to let you know that Congressman Jerry McNerney and Congressman Pete Stark will be hosting a joint town hall meeting...

Original post made by Mayor Jennifer Hosterman on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 1, 2007 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 2670 Views


Detroit-based activist group wants Prop. 209 overturned

The man behind a controversial 1996 state ballot measure that banned race and gender preferences in state hiring and admissions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 2670 Views


PUSD Fundraiser

Does anybody know how much a tech support specialist and a librarian make? Do they get benefits? The letter sent by PUSD...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by To Sandy, on Mar 20, 2010 at 11:36 am | 73 comments | 2669 Views


Scuffle over liquor stolen from Pleasanton Safeway store leads to arrest

A battle over a bottle has led to the arrest of a 19-year-old transient in the Safeway parking lot at Santa Rita Road and...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Ted Sorenson, on Apr 17, 2013 at 11:10 am | 10 comments | 2669 Views



Stefan Martin Read the full story here posted Friday, August 24,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by freind of family, on Sep 11, 2007 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2668 Views


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 | 2668 Views


Panthers NAMED 2008 USA Jr. National Cheeleading Champions

On Sunday, March 2, 2008, in the Hyperion Theatre at the California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, the Panthers...

Original post made by Victoria on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2008 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 2665 Views


PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2665 Views


Pleasanton police seek driver in hit and run crash

Pleasanton police are asking for help in finding the driver of a truck involved in a hit and run that injured a motorcyclist...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Mar 13, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 9 comments | 2665 Views


Last 5 days for RV, boat show at Alameda County Fairgrounds

The RV show is drawing large crowds as it moves into the final five days at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. The show closes...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Jan 14, 2011 at 7:10 am | 3 comments | 2664 Views


Former Pleasanton student dead in Marin County homicide

A former student at two Pleasanton high schools was identified as the victim of a homicide discovered June 6 at Point Reyes...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Maryanne , on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 9 comments | 2664 Views


Tri-Valley Hero: changing the paradigm

Many know Susan Houghton from her days as the spokeswoman for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and later for Safeway....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Vic Cloutier, on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 2664 Views
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