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AROUND TOWN

Cooper's Hawk nesting near Fairlands Elementary!

I have observed over the last 2 weeks, a Cooper's Hawk living and hunting in the tall trees in front of Fairlands Park and...

Original post made by holly blash on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Apr 19, 2008 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What cuts for top administrators of PUSD

Simple question: What cuts are the top administrators of PUSD taking for themselves? Are they being an example by cutting...

Original post made by Todd on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ceaser, on Feb 14, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 53 comments | 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Joan Laursen-Talks about Donating to School Board Candidates at PUSD Board Meeting

I just listened to the school board meeting that is live on TV and Joan Laursen said something along the lines of "You will...

Original post made by Unbelievable on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on May 12, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 13 comments | 2567 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spanking of students allowed in Texas?

Food for thought for all those republicans who want less government at the federal level and say it should be up to the states: In...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man found dead after search at Pleasanton Ridge Park

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday morning at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by AIP, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving and Talking On Cell Phones Cause Accidents

Do people not understand that by talking on the phone and text messaging while driving, is increasing accidents, including...

Original post made by Christine on May. 17, 2007
Last comment by RKA, on May 22, 2007 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2565 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Environmentalists Forced Deep Water Drilling...(vs. Shallow Water)

It is painfully obvious that shallow water drilling is much safer and easier to prevent major spills. However, where is...

Original post made by Outraged over Enviro-Extremists on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:28 am | 24 comments | 2565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

My grimacing at incorrect word usage on restaurant menus and groaning over split infinitives on school newsletters has caused...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best Cell Phone Coverage???

We live on the edge of Birdland and the Gates neighborhoods and our Verizon cellular signal is so poor, you just about can't...

Original post made by NoCell on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 13, 2008 at 7:28 am | 13 comments | 2564 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Street race leads to charges against teens

An impromptu street race in Pleasanton between a Cadillac and a Hummer led to charges against two juveniles. An officer with...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Brad, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 18 comments | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's hidden homeless

They fly under the radar, staying out of sight for the most part. If you didn't know where to look, or when, it would be...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve is an idiot, on Jan 24, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 17 comments | 2564 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school leaders: Schools are safe

In the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the Pleasanton school district and school administrators are doing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 39 comments | 2564 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police snuff out multi-million dollar marijuana grow on Mount Diablo

With the help of volunteers and a keen eye, State Parks Police and Contra Costa County sheriffs raided a marijuana growing...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by kcswanko, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 26 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Fresh and Easy

I went to the new Fresh and Easy store this week and found it to a lot like Treader Joes. You can buy produce that looks...

Original post made by Tango on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by xyz, on May 31, 2011 at 9:46 am | 13 comments | 2561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC Regents approve a 9.6 percent tuition hike

A 9.6 percent tuition increase for University of California schools was approved today by a 14-4 vote of the UC Regents Board....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 60 comments | 2561 Views

SPORTS

Friday Oct 14th at 7 pm- Homecoming Football Game at Foothill High School- Letís Paint Pleasanton Blue and Gold!!

School spirit is on the rise at Foothill High School as the Falcons prepare for Friday nightís homecoming football game against...

Original post made by Announcements on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 13, 2011 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 2561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some teens go above and beyond

Among all the college bound, scholarly students, athletes, artists, school officers, volunteers, dancers and musicians in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 2561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown sizzle

An 11-member task force is recommending that rules governing entertainment in Pleasanton's downtown be eased to encourage...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pest Control

Anyone have a particular company to recommend? For the first time ever ants are appearing on the kitchen counters. I can't...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 28, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 5 comments | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too Much Homework?

There has been a lot of press over that last few years about kids getting too much homework. The new documentary (Race to...

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To all parents, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 69 comments | 2558 Views
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