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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park students cut class yesterday to lobby legislators for passage of Senate Bill 725

Last night when I was at the HP Open House, I overhead two sets of irate parents discussing how their kids in the band had...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 28, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 13 comments | 2827 Views

SPORTS

Former local athlete in new battle

A former Amador Valley High School track star is in a race for her life, this time against brain cancer, but she's got her...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mat, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locked out workers at Castlewood demonstrating today at club's lower golf course

Nischit Hegde, head of Unite Here! Local 2850, the Oakland-based union that represents 61 unionized hourly workers at Castlewood...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by If I were a union member, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 84 comments | 2827 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oil companies accused of violating environmental laws at fueling stations

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley and six other district attorneys filed a civil lawsuit Monday against...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by I Love Oil Companies, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If You Could Control the PUSD Budget

A grassroots movement has begun to maintain CSR, proving many in the community feel this is important enough to justify the...

Original post made by Really! Really! on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 22, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 32 comments | 2825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Improvements coming to city's Pioneer Cemetery

Long-awaited improvements to Pleasanton's city-owned Pioneer Cemetery, including veterans memorial, are now more likely after...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2013 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 2825 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2825 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council gives go-ahead to upgrade, expand Pleasanton Pioneer Cemetery

A City Council that just a few years ago was reluctant to spend $1 to acquire the historic, but run-down cemetery on Sunol...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Paul Jensen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 2825 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador high teen busted in drug dog sweep

The second sweep of a high school by drug detection dogs was "pretty much a non-event," according to Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by dalmations, on Jul 30, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 10 comments | 2825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2824 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County fair parade draws hundreds to downtown Pleasanton

Hundreds turned out along Main Street in downtown Pleasanton Saturday to watch the Alameda County Fair parade marking the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Aviva, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:22 am | 9 comments | 2824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations, Foothill!

According to Newsweeks top school's rankings, Pleasanton's very own Foothill High School is currently ranked 312 in the nation....

Original post made by Moose on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 20 comments | 2823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore man arrested in fatal road rage stabbing

Livermore police arrested a man suspected of fatally stabbing another driver during a road rage incident Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by DOG, on Sep 27, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 9 comments | 2822 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Afghan author to talk about his new book on the country tonight at Pleasanton's Library

Atta Arghandiwal, who immigrated to the Bay Area in the early 1980s, will talk about his recently published memoir at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 19, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 12 comments | 2822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 15 comments | 2821 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ladouceur stepping down as award-winning head football coach at De La Salle High

Nationally renowned high school football coach Bob Ladouceur announced officially Friday that he is resigning from his award-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 8, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 12 comments | 2821 Views

SPORTS

49ers new Santa Clara stadium already 200-foot-high steel skeleton with 50-yard line in center

The new San Francisco 49ers Stadium in Santa Clara is already a towering steel skeleton that rises nearly 200 feet high above...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2820 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Surprise, Surprise...Here Comes the Censorship Doctrine...

And for an OBAMA / democrat encore, coming soon is their Censorship Doctrine (which they try to fool the public as they entitle...

Original post made by pete on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:58 am | 36 comments | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rumors???

Recently I have heard from a reliable source that the City is going to place a counter to the referendum measure concerning...

Original post made by Referendum? on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 26, 2008 at 8:44 am | 25 comments | 2820 Views
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