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'With every breath I take'

Clare Dowling, a Tri-Valley native and dual-lung transplant recipient, is set to appear in the 126th annual Rose Parade on...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Aunt Jeanne , on Dec 28, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 7757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials praise new $14-million Tri-Valley 'Rapid' bus service that starts Jan. 24

More than 100 federal, state, county and Tri-Valley civic leaders joined yesterday in a celebration of the "Rapid," a $14...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jul 20, 2011 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 7753 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers' plan for 10 homes on hillside site goes to Planning Commission tonight

Even as legal arguments continue over the city's refusal to approve their bid to build 51 custom homes on their hillside...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Mar 31, 2012 at 12:25 am | 17 comments | 7745 Views

AROUND TOWN

City codes on blocking sidewalks and drive-ways

More and more, there are many things in my neighborhood that are blocking people from walking on the sidewalks. Within...

Original post made by Street Walker on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 33 comments | 7740 Views

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Bay Area leaders adopt regional plan to accommodate future population growth

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a long-term regional plan meant to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by The other paper, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 7 comments | 7732 Views

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New Leaf Market to holding seafood event today in Pleasanton

New Leaf Community Markets at 3550 Bernal Ave. in the Vintage Hills Center in Pleasanton is holding a fresh seafood event...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 16, 2013 at 9:27 am | 6 comments | 7730 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ACE expansion meeting draws critics

A new improved ACE train will be faster, cleaner and greener, say representatives from the Altamont Corridor Rail Project....

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Mar 13, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 23 comments | 7730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Step and Column

Now that the PUSD School Board has taken the important step of placing a local school funding measure before the voters of...

Original post made by Trevor Knaggs on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 143 comments | 7727 Views

SPORTS

BUSC Soccer fees soaring

Our family just received the registration notice for the upcoming BUSC soccer season. What a surprise to see the new price...

Original post made by Mark on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 21, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 22 comments | 7727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High student commits suicide

A 16-year-old student at Village High School committed suicide Wednesday evening, according to the school district. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by julee, on Jan 3, 2011 at 4:39 am | 77 comments | 7721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Illegal cash-out bond refunding

At the 3/22 PUSD school board meeting, a citizen raised concerns about trusting PUSD with more taxpayer funds (via Measure...

Original post made by PEVC on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:31 pm | 220 comments | 7716 Views

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80,000 expected at Goodguys car show this weekend

As many as 80,000 fans are expected this weekend for the All American Get-Together by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by downtown Julie, on Mar 27, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 7715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 51 comments | 7704 Views

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Bernal Park sports fields, woodland projects to start next year

Design work is nearing completion on a $16.5 million second phase at Pleasanton's Bernal Community Park with construction...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Jul 10, 2014 at 8:20 am | 12 comments | 7682 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Asian teens express angst in essays in Tri-Valley

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 28 comments | 7675 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART fares to increase by 5.2% New Year's Day

BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares starting Jan. 1 to help pay for new train cars and other projects. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments | 7662 Views

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Teens open Airsoft gunfire on children

Rathbone Way is not a main street with heavy traffic, so the Rhodes brothers often play basketball in the street. Combined...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Amazing, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:14 pm | 29 comments | 7660 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board set to discuss school calendar again next Tuesday

The Pleasanton school board may reconsider the 2015-16 school calendar that was adopted in June after parents and students...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:06 am | 35 comments | 7660 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1st Wednesdays resume, but with smaller crowd

The 1st Wednesday street parties kicked off their summer run in downtown Pleasanton last night but with smaller-than-usual...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Good times, on May 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 71 comments | 7644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniority-only Based Layoffs Hurt Students

At the end of this PDF link is a suggestion for an alternative system that can be implemented based upon the results of the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:50 am | 16 comments | 7633 Views
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