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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to layoff 25 FTE Classified employees

The very last agenda item on the 4/12 board meeting is to layoff 25 classified employees. So, how are the PUSD and union...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a student, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 65 comments | 3524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton man found dead in house fire outside Boulder, Colo.

A Pleasanton man was found dead early this morning outside Boulder, Colo. after firefighters rushed to put out a house fire....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Frances and Don Hewitt, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:06 am | 105 comments | 3522 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Morning Coffee Chat With NYT Bestselling Author Garth Stein

Garth Stein will be reading excerpts and discussing his award-winning novel, "The Art of Racing in the Rain," which is currently...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 13, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 3521 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Stupidity On the Part of the "Occupy" people

Another ill conceived move by the "Occupy Something" people. Look at the impact on the real working people that are working...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Me_too, on Dec 15, 2011 at 11:38 am | 22 comments | 3519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town Unified School District Notice Of Public Meeting

Due to all the discussion related to speeding kids and parents at Amador during drop-off and pick-up -- as well as the comments...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 31, 2008 at 2:37 pm | 77 comments | 3511 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dean's is becoming an eyesore

Would it be too much to ask for Dean's to stick a crowbar in their wallet and replace their sign? What the hey? Dean's...

Original post made by Flame me if you must on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bill , on Oct 18, 2011 at 10:07 am | 37 comments | 3511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ousted principal likely on school board agenda tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will likely be discussing the fate of former Walnut Grove Elementary School Principal Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by WG meeting, on Feb 17, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 25 comments | 3511 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insurance officials begin their own investigation into fire

Pleasanton police are working through the holidays on what may become a criminal investigation in the house fire on East...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Fox 2, on Feb 24, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 99 comments | 3508 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Teachers' Union spends $20,961,399 on its "No on 32" campaign

The CA Teachers' Union has spent $20,961,399 of its members' union dues on its "No on 32" campaign as of Oct. 27. CA teachers...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 23 comments | 3492 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3490 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Abused by Priests' group urges church to reverse local parish appointmernt

A priest who allegedly committed an indecent act in front of an Oakland police officer at a park frequented by children shouldn't...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 10:33 am | 73 comments | 3489 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon lawyer arrested in Dublin hit-and-run death

A San Ramon man was arrested Thursday night in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist on last Tuesday in Dublin. Read the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on May 28, 2012 at 7:42 pm | 40 comments | 3489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 3478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on teachers' salary cut offer

The Pleasanton school board is expected to vote during its regular meeting tonight on a tentative agreement announced last...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Maggog, on Apr 4, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 183 comments | 3478 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 3478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should student enrollment at Pleasanton’s high school campuses continue to increase indefinitely?

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING Monday, January 7, 2008 5:00 p.m. District Office, Board Room 4665 Bernal Avenue Should student...

Original post made by Julie Testa on Jan. 2, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 9, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 41 comments | 3471 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Police Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid

I was shopping at the Kohls Department store this morning around 10:30a.m. and witnessed a Police I.C.E. raid on El Balazo...

Original post made by Anne on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 15, 2008 at 6:13 am | 82 comments | 3471 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 bodies found in Castlewood home in possible double homicide

The Alameda County Sheriff's office is investigating the deaths of two individuals found this afternoon in a home on Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 18, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 42 comments | 3469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops nab bike-riding car burglar

A former Pleasanton man faces charges after an alert resident called 9-1-1 to report a prowler near his car. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Ben, on Dec 14, 2011 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 3465 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why is Adultery a Sin Only For Republicans?

I note with interest how the media is doing everything they can to create an identification of Newt Gingrich as "The Adulterer";...

Original post made by Whata Crock on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 14, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 49 comments | 3462 Views
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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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