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AROUND TOWN

Prop 30 passage avoids cuts to Pleasanton school year

The passage of Proposition 30 won praise from district staff and school board at its meeting Tuesday night. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Be Positive, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 26 comments | 4217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking for afterschool programs for Mohr Elementary School

We are moving to Pleasanton and we find it is very difficult to find after school programs for my 5 year old daughter. Mohr...

Original post made by James on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hacienda School Parent, on Aug 31, 2010 at 7:56 am | 9 comments | 4216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Biased Against Single Fathers

Dad has custody of child for a year while mom parties and runs around the state on a Harley. Dad gives mom 1/2 custody...

Original post made by Single Father on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Been there, done that., on Jun 25, 2011 at 11:03 am | 21 comments | 4211 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 cuts all water flows into Pleasanton's arroyos

Expect to see the arroyos in Pleasanton drying up this month after the Zone 7 water agency shut off all releases to save...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2014 at 9:39 am | 34 comments | 4208 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 4203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just Amador Valley High School?

Does anyone know about the We the people program? I was at a party this afternoon and found out that many students who applied...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michaela, on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 52 comments | 4202 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 | 4200 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 | 4199 Views

AROUND TOWN

A breath of fresh air? Hurry and take it

The East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force is moving forward with its "preferred plan," calling for retail, commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by McDaddy, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 12 comments | 4198 Views

AROUND TOWN

After 3-day break, 'Spare the Air' alerts are back

Even before the sun set yesterday, predicted weather conditions, along with projected unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Dec 18, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 13 comments | 4196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Axis welcomes spacious, new behavioral health facility

Health specialists yesterday celebrated the long-awaited grand opening of cushy, new offices and meeting rooms for Axis Community...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marylou Santos, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 4194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school test scores fall slightly

Pleasanton Unified School District is one of many in California that showed declines in STAR test results, although locally,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Physics, on Aug 18, 2013 at 12:13 am | 10 comments | 4191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire causes extensive damage to apartment in Vineyard Avenue complex in Pleasanton

A fire believed cause by a candle caused extensive damage Friday night to an apartment in the Las Ventana complex at 3819...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Were there Fire Sprinklers?, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 4191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon woman dies in fall from Half Dome

A 26-year-old San Ramon woman died on Sunday after she fell from the Half Dome cables at Yosemite National Park, according...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Valerie, on Aug 5, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 26 comments | 4189 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon residents organize protest against Creekside Memorial Cemetery

More than 450 people participated in a hike last Saturday to protest against the Creekside Memorial Cemetery proposed for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 15 comments | 4189 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Library, Towne Center Books to host Secret Service agent's report on Kennedy assassination

Former U.S. Secret Service agent Gerald Blaine will be at the Pleasanton Public Library Sunday to talk about President John...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by disappointed, on Dec 19, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 4187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No Apology from a weak, spineless president

Obama's inability to acknowledge his thoughtless, racist remark regarding the arrest of prof. Gates is foreshadowed in his...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Liberal, on Aug 1, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 40 comments | 4174 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No fireplace fires Christmas Eve, government rules

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 27, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 34 comments | 4170 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Clock is ticking on group's effort to block Oak Grove housing, open space project

Opponents of a City Council-approved plan to allow the construction of 51 estate homes on the hilltop above Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Dec 5, 2007 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 4169 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Hooter's in Downtown Pleasanton??? What!!??

This morning I was driving down Main Street to enjoy the farmer's market when I noticed the construction progress on the...

Original post made by Katie Moe on Aug. 11, 2007
Last comment by Tracy, on Nov 29, 2007 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 4167 Views
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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