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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 3435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Ruby Hill burglary nets $70,000 in jewelry

More than $70,000 in jewelry and other items was stolen in a burglary at a home in the 4200 block of Ruby Hill Drive, a police...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 41 comments | 3430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Millions of dollars in cuts made last year to the Pleasanton Unified School District budget are now being felt and parents...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:28 am | 261 comments | 3427 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Law would allow corporations to be 'socially responsible'

A new law passed by the state Assembly could, for the first time ever, make it legal in California for a corporation to put...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 3, 2011 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 3427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon's bail set by judge at $250,000

It was a scene riddled with emotion this morning as the arraignment for Katie McKewon was held. Friends and family members...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Foothill Graduate and sociologist, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 67 comments | 3423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How/When to vote for/against measure E in Pleasanton

According to the measure E site, the vote by mail will take place on april 4: "How to Vote Measure E will be decided...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by YES ON MEASURE E, on Mar 14, 2011 at 11:07 am | 109 comments | 3422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosterman/Wal-Mart

In a recent Mayor's report, Mayor Hosterman commented on the possible explanation of a Legislative action vs. a Ministerial...

Original post made by Pete on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mrs. B, on Feb 9, 2012 at 11:16 am | 112 comments | 3422 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Bikram Yoga Studio

Anyone have any info on the new bikram yoga studio that is going in on Bernal/Stanley near the am/pm gas station? When is...

Original post made by Mom on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jim Coughlin, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 13 comments | 3414 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LPFD Captain loses battle with cancer

A retired Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Captain has died after a three-year battle with cancer. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Spike, on Nov 12, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 3411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cody Hall is Getting his 15 minutes of Fame, and then some

Just heard on NPR a news story about Cody being charged with murder. All the details were included and the announcer stated...

Original post made by cyclist too on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Trace, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another Extended AT&T Phone Outage?

I lost my AT&T telephone service again early on Friday morning, 3/25/11. As of 3/27/11 it still has not been restored. I...

Original post made by cvm on Mar. 27, 2011
Last comment by cvm, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:18 am | 17 comments | 3406 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Whatever happened to Christmas?

Sure, Dec. 25 is just 18 days away. But except for a brief flash of "Merry Christmas" on Wheels Bus No. 12 that I saw Monday,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by steve, on Dec 23, 2007 at 1:34 pm | 65 comments | 3398 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council gets an earful at its pension reform workshop

Emotions ran high last night at a four-hour-long public workshop on city pension reforms hosted by the Pleasanton City Council. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by two cents, on Feb 11, 2011 at 11:30 am | 151 comments | 3394 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Employee entitlements putting Pleasanton in financial jeopardy

The financial strain of escalating public employee entitlement costs is a growing public concern. Ten entitlement reform...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 69 comments | 3390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens Nov.1

The long-awaited extension of Stoneridge Drive will open Nov. 1, giving shoppers, workers and other motorists in Livermore...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:33 pm | 33 comments | 3388 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf Community Markets selected as top 'Right to Know' grocer

New Leaf Community Markets, with a store in Pleasanton, has been selected as one of the top 10 organic grocers. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by choicesaregood, on Jul 9, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 15 comments | 3384 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cal High basketball coach 'forced to resign,' implores school board to change policies

In a tearful, impassioned speech to San Ramon Valley Unified's Board of Education on Nov. 13, California High School's Bob...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 6, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 15 comments | 3381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are helmets the law for scooters/skateboards?

I wanted to bring attention to the subject of helmets, after reading the previous post about bicycle safety. About 2 weeks...

Original post made by Mom on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 7, 2008 at 11:05 am | 16 comments | 3378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug dogs may be headed to Pleasanton high schools

Teens, teachers and parents, leave your pot at home if you're headed to any of the city's three high schools after January....

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2011
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 80 comments | 3373 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stoneridge Drive Extension is GOOD for Pleasanton!

Modeling was done WITH and WITHOUT the Stoneridge Drive Extension to see how traffic would be affected in our city ... and...

Original post made by Alice on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 8 comments | 3371 Views
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