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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools to get extra $300,000 in state funds

The Pleasanton school district has a little more money in its coffers, but not enough to make a significant difference in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 25 comments | 3310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ceminsky chosen as new principal at Donlon Elementary in Pleasanton

Stephanie Ceminsky, who served as an assistant principal at Amador Valley High School this past school year, has been selected...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Marsha, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 3309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Pleasanton Garbage Service so slow in switching out cans?

I called Pleasanton Garbage the other day to inquire when I'll be getting a smaller garbage can -- I ordered one back in...

Original post made by A resident on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tony F., on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 3308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Occupy Oakland protestors arrested, but may be back again today

About 500 Occupy Oakland protesters returned to Frank Ogawa Plaza at about 5 p.m. Monday night after it was re-opened by...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Adam, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:42 am | 14 comments | 3308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 3, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3308 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New law changes California's initiative process

New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by TonyAndrade, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 3307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive to Livermore

How is the Stoneridge Drive extension to Livermore working out? When it opened there was lots of whining and gnashing of...

Original post made by Edward on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by tax dollars, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:50 am | 14 comments | 3307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Sports

My experience with youth sports in Pleasanton is not a positive one. Baseball is controlled by parent group cliques who hand...

Original post made by Rosemary on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 25, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 35 comments | 3305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Parcel Tax Survey report available

The 11/9 PUSD Board of Trustees meeting agenda includes a report and discussion of the recently completed parcel tax survey....

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by observation, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 89 comments | 3305 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 | 3305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is www.ourpleasanton.org distorting the facts?

I get these mailings from www.ourpleasanton.org and am appalled by their distortion of the facts. I have no problem with...

Original post made by Lance M on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anti-union, on Feb 3, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 40 comments | 3305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shadow Cliffs issues water warning

The beach at Shadow Cliffs has posted warning signs about the water quality but it's not bad enough to close the swimming...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Debbie D, on Aug 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 3305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big Pay Cut for San Jose Firefighters

The union has agreed to put to a vote the proposal for a ten percent cut to pay and benefits as well as a two tiered pension...

Original post made by your turn Pleasanton on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mayor Reed's the man, on Mar 4, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 3304 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman has appealed Planning Commission's hawk ruling

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is appealing the Planning Commission's decision to deny an application to house her hawk in a backyard...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Laurella Desborough, on Dec 20, 2007 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 3304 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gun Shots Fired!

I'm a resident in the Vintage Hills neighborhood and this morning (March 28th 2008) @ approx. 4:00am, it sounded like someone...

Original post made by Brenson on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by gangsta, on Jun 9, 2008 at 2:14 am | 9 comments | 3304 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown-Vision and the "Main Street Partnership"

Re: Robert Byrd's article I have been in Pleasanton for more than 30 years and have the Downtown change very little-- The...

Original post made by Elle44 on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 3303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 3303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote Yes on Measure BB

In an independent, comprehensive report called "In the Fast Lane," the Bay Area Economic Institute details the economic impact...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jason B., on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 28 comments | 3302 Views

SPORTS

Council OKs gym, parish buldings at Elizabeth Seton

The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to allow the Catholic Community of Pleasanton to build its long-sought 22,296-square foot...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 3301 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tauscher: "Don't Ask Don't Tell"

Thank you Rep. Tauscher for stepping up and leading the charge on this important issue! It is about time we repeal state...

Original post made by holly blash on Jun. 25, 2007
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