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AROUND TOWN

What happened to the "Guy on the bike"?

Growing up in Pleasanton, it was hard not to notice our own icon, the "Guy on the bike". This guy, was out daily riding...

Original post made by ptownright on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bike Guy Revisited, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:46 am | 51 comments | 4719 Views

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Not a single story about the healthcare disaster?

The silence is deafening....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:52 am | 101 comments | 4715 Views

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Calendar change, security highlight concerns of Pleasanton school board candidates at TV30 forum

The recent Pleasanton schools calendar change, security on school campuses and teacher tenure were some of the issues talked...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 30 comments | 4705 Views

SPORTS

Parcel tax may be back on the horizon

The words "parcel tax" and "cuts" were used abundantly Tuesday night as the school board discussed the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 20, 2008 at 11:33 am | 83 comments | 4703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are our school leaders truly selecting the best and brightest to teach our children?

My husband and I relocated to Pleasanton because of the quality of our schools. Top schools should recruit top talent, don't...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by PoP, on Aug 28, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 93 comments | 4701 Views

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School board to meet in special session tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will convene tonight in a special board meeting called to discuss -- and possibly vote on --...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 27, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 48 comments | 4701 Views

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BART trains running today; strike averted at least until Monday

In a message to city and county leaders tonight, a BART representative said BART negotiators "are currently at the table...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fire Them All, on Oct 11, 2013 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 4700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Former Carden West Parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:24 am | 54 comments | 4698 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Senate Bill 423, if passed, will prevent the BART strike

There is a provision in the contract with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) that prevents workers from striking in the...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 17, 2013 at 8:56 am | 36 comments | 4698 Views

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24 appointed to key Pleasanton commissions, committees

Mayor Jerry Thorne and the Pleasanton City Council welcomed 24 Pleasanton residents who have been appointed or re-appointed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 4696 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 | 4694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Firefighters rescue man trapped in trench

A worker is safe after being trapped when a trench collapsed on him Thursday afternoon. The Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Oct 22, 2013 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 4686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote Yes on Measure E

The sample ballot and voter information pamphlet on Measure E, the school district' proposed $98 a year parcel tax, has been...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 25, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 175 comments | 4684 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Parcel tax measure defeated

With Measure E, Pleasanton's parcel tax measure suffering a narrow defeat Tuesday, supporters of the tax are promising the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 6, 2011 at 7:41 am | 240 comments | 4683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board approves textbooks

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday to approve a certification of compliance declaring the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Billie, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 30 comments | 4683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian struck, killed by ACE train at Santa Rita Road rail crossing Friday night

A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train last night at the Santa Rita Road rail crossing...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Stacy, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:26 pm | 5 comments | 4679 Views

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Space Shuttle Endeavour flyover pushed back an hour to give fog time to burn off

The Space Shuttle Endeavour's once-in-a-lifetime flight over the Bay Area this morning has been pushed back an hour to give...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by bizworldusa, on Sep 21, 2012 at 8:17 am | 3 comments | 4675 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Easing school registration

From the comfort of their own home or even from their hotel room on a family vacation, some Pleasanton school parents were...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Other, on Nov 17, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 4673 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CLINTON HITS IT OUT OF THE PARK

In the old fashion method of speech giving, that is, let me speak with a drawl and explain complex issues clearly, Bill Clinton...

Original post made by Domo Dan on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by b, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 79 comments | 4670 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gabrielle Giffords Shooting: The Missed Warning Signs

A 2009 Homeland Security study warned that the rise of right-wing extremism could spur violent attacks. But the report was...

Original post made by Chet on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 19, 2011 at 6:52 am | 154 comments | 4668 Views
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