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An Oak Grove Myth Put to Rest

I've seen various comments around here characterizing the trails of the park in Oak Grove as being between the ridgelines...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 10, 2007 at 5:23 am | 12 comments | 2480 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New study could show PG&E 'Smart Meters' have more radiation levels than thought

A new study could show that the radiofrequency radiation level of some PG&E SmartMeters is significantly higher than previously...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:45 pm | 10 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Education Bill Gotchas

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/30/3737655/browns-countdown-day-172-california.html This is why I do not want unionized...

Original post made by javadoc on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 5, 2011 at 6:44 am | 13 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 2479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

#63 Ranking in Best Places to Live

"A family-oriented town an hour from both San Francisco and Monterey, Pleasanton has one of the strongest school districts...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 4, 2011 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 2479 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 | 2479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2479 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Voters make final choices in 3 key races

Three races were decided in Tuesday's primary, which was also an opportunity for political parties to pick the candidates...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:44 am | 4 comments | 2478 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 | 2478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Corn Growing at Fairgrounds?

Does anyone know who planted the crop of corn growing near the fairgrounds?...

Original post made by Midwesterner on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Seriously, on Aug 15, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 15 comments | 2478 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 2478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arco on Stanley - Video and blaring audio-infomercials

I happened into the Arco station @ Stanley and Del Valle for gas. They have a new feature. On the top of every pump are...

Original post made by Don on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Don, on Jan 2, 2008 at 2:45 pm | 11 comments | 2477 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Channel 2 news story - San Ramon City Manager salary...

is $359,000/yr. Livermore, Danville, Santa Clara, etc. all have City Managers pulling in more than $300k per year. Give...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by It's a long line, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 33 comments | 2477 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly, TV30 hosting Pleasanton candidates forums tonight

The Pleasanton Weekly and TV30 will host two free and public forums for Pleasanton mayoral and City Council candidates starting...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Oct 2, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 2477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VOTE YES ON G - Help our schools.

I urge you to vote Yes on G. You will be happy with the outcome. :)...

Original post made by Unclehomerr on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 2476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GATE Plan Flawed

Everyone is talking about cutting administrators. I agree! Look at the GATE plan or the school site plans. How much money...

Original post made by Peter on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 1, 2008 at 5:12 pm | 10 comments | 2475 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 2475 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting to know Catharine Baker

Local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker has been hitting the ground running since taking office eight months ago. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Informed, on Jul 20, 2015 at 6:44 pm | 4 comments | 2475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed leaving BART station

A 55-year-old woman was robbed after leaving the Pleasanton BART station Thursday night, according to police. A man allegedly...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2008 at 7:30 pm | 16 comments | 2474 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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Politics dominate Napolitano's world view
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Teaching The Arts
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