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SCHOOLS & KIDS

http://positivelypleasantonschools.org/

A friend sent me this. Interesting how the teachers say there is no political agenda. Really? This is not an attempt to promote...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Critic, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 72 comments | 2805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud helicopters?

There have been two helicopters circling low (and loud) above Pleasanton for about the last hour (9 to 10 pm) tonight (Friday,...

Original post made by Downtowner on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ka, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 2804 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council OKs new Housing Element, ending 7-year legal battle at cost of $3.9 million

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Loyal Resident, on Oct 19, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 16 comments | 2804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2802 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney two-faced on green energy: says one thing, votes differently

McNerney is suddenly running away from the issue that defined his candidacy and his entire record in Congress -- the advocacy...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Metzler, on Sep 23, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2802 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the flag?

Amid a mix of jeers and cheers from passing cars, Pleasanton resident Joe Onate, dubbing himself the "Lonestar Liberal,"...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Mason Wright, on Nov 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 7 comments | 2802 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up with all the crows in town?

They are driving me crazy. The early morning squawking is worse than a rooster. Is this a seasonal thing here?...

Original post made by Wish I were a scarecrow on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 4, 2010 at 7:00 am | 40 comments | 2802 Views

AROUND TOWN

22 benches on Stanley Blvd

Any idea (other than a need to spend tax dollars) are there now 22 benchs on Stanley Blvd between Pleasanton and Livermore?...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:22 am | 30 comments | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Southbound I-680 reopened after fatal crash closed freeway at Stoneridge at 3:30 a.m. today

A stretch of southbound interstate Highway 680 in Pleasanton was closed for more than three hours starting at 3:30 a.m. today...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by John, on Sep 24, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 8 comments | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

'My Son Pinocchio Jr.' at Amador Theater through Dec. 21

"My Son Pinocchio Jr.," is now being presented at the Amador Theater in Pleasanton through Dec. 21 by the Civic Arts Stage...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 14, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 2801 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arraignment set today for driver of car that killed Livermore mother, her 14-month-old daughter

The driver involved in an alleged DUI crash that took the life of a woman and her baby when a car crashed into an apartment...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Map, on May 5, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attention First Wednesday Night Parents and Teens

I would like to say how disgusted I felt witnessing rampant stealing by, not just one, but several unsupervised groups of...

Original post made by Appalled on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mohammon, on May 7, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 28 comments | 2800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man flees approaching Pleasanton police at Shadow Cliffs, arrested on weapons charge

Three men from outside the area were arrested for weapons possession in two separate incidents in recent days. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by No Scum, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2800 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pentin campaigns for City Council seat at Sunol estate fundraiser

Pleasanton City Council candidate Jerry Pentin's supporters joined in one of this year's election season's more elegant...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Pentin #1, on Sep 15, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 2799 Views

SPORTS

Alameda County fire captain records dramatic rescue

Capt. Tom Pappas of the Alameda County Fire Department took part in a dramatic rescue Tuesday morning that was recorded by...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Friendly, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2798 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2797 Views

AROUND TOWN

17 HOME NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE IN PLEASANTON- SAT. 12th 8:00-2:00

HUGE MULTI FAMILY NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE IN PLEASANTON 17 HOMES SATURDAY JULY 12TH 8:00-2:00 JENSEN / AMADOR...

Original post made by Moxley on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Heather, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:40 am | 6 comments | 2797 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take a survey on your rainwater use

Ph.D. candidate Neeraja Havaligi is asking Pleasanton residents to take an online survey for her to use with her thesis on...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Beeky, on Aug 14, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 2795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vintage Hills receives $1,400 grant

Vintage Hills Elementary School was awarded Tuesday a $1,400 grant from the KNBR Step Up to the Plate For Education grant...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by E, on Dec 5, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 2794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

$3-million federal lawsuit continues against city of Pleasanton, one of its police officers

A $3 million federal lawsuit that names the city of Pleasanton, a Pleasanton police officer and a number of others is continuing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bobby G., on May 19, 2013 at 7:04 am | 11 comments | 2794 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 682 views

L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 410 views

Colleges You Ought to Know
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 374 views