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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calendar 'option' on Pleasanton school board's agenda for tomorrow night

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for the June 17 meeting, which includes: a discussion and vote for an "alternative...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Shadow, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 60 comments | 4496 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART, unions take a breather after governor prevents strike

Negotiators for BART and unions representing about 2,400 employees took a breather yesterday after Gov. Jerry Brown intervened...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 4491 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bankruptcy court seeks jury trial for Community Foundation leaders

An Alameda County bankruptcy court trustee is seeking a jury trial for the leaders of the now defunct Tri-Valley Community...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 4490 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux - September Reading Selection!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at independent bookstores in...

Original post made by Danilo on Aug. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New law allows inmates Imprisoned as youths to seek new sentences

Some California inmates sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for crimes they committed as juveniles will be...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 4482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pastor stays at TLC

Amazingly enough, he gets to stay. [Portion removed for hearsay]...majority vote of congregation. Fascinating! Shuttle...

Original post made by Wow on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by cw, on Dec 21, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 53 comments | 4480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UPDATE: Pleasanton Middle School investigated for compromised testing practices

Staff gathered at Pleasanton Middle School Thursday to discuss the withholding of the school's Academic Performance Index...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Sep 11, 2007 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 4478 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to consider developer's agreement tonight that could add $2.9 million in district funds

The Pleasanton school board will look at ways to add some money to its coffers at its meeting tonight. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by ???, on Sep 24, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 8 comments | 4474 Views

AROUND TOWN

State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in March, state controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 4473 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman can keep her hawk

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman won her 15-month battle to keep her red-tail hawk Ariel in a backyard cage at her Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Yeah Hosterman!, on Mar 1, 2008 at 6:54 am | 11 comments | 4469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vandalism at Walnut Grove causes safety, privacy concerns

Some recent events involving minor vandalism to cars parked at Walnut Grove Elementary School have caused the school and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by CarPark, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:32 pm | 17 comments | 4466 Views

SPORTS

Livermore judo instructor arrested for allegedly molesting teen girl

A Livermore judo instructor was arrested Wednesday for allegedly molesting a teenage girl in a New York City hotel room while...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by chandler, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:50 am | 39 comments | 4464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Pleasanton allow medical marijuana dispensaries?

The City Council is expected to approve a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Should dispensaries be allowed...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 23 comments | 4461 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi biggest Bay Area Spended

Excerpts from Dec 12, CCTimes article. House MINORITY (sounds so good) LEADER Nancy Pelosi spent ONE MILLION, One Hundred...

Original post made by .Penny Pincher on Jan. 2, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Jan 5, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 18 comments | 4458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chevron Moving to Texas

Chevron announced that it's moving 800 jobs from San Ramon to Texas. No doubt the first of more moves to come. If the average...

Original post made by jason on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Good Move Chevron, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 25 comments | 4451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to discuss 'public employee' tonight

The Pleasanton school board may once again go into closed session at its 7 p.m. meeting tonight to take up the issue surrounding...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by DefinitelyMan, on Dec 17, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 4444 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water outlook more positive for Tri-Valley

With drought concerns at the forefront statewide after the governor's emergency proclamation last week, current water availability...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by FactChecker, on Feb 7, 2014 at 1:12 am | 7 comments | 4444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good news for Pleasanton's low-income seniors

There's good news for low-income seniors living in the aging Kottinger Place and Pleasanton Gardens homes off Kottinger Drive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 4442 Views

AROUND TOWN

List of those opposed to Prop 98...impressive names

The Pleasanton Weekly is NOT listed pro or con. They attended the meeting held in our park clubhouse and the city council...

Original post made by Sharon - renter on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Sharpon - renter, on May 24, 2008 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 4439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late holiday school break for Pleasanton schools causing problems for some

Parents of Pleasanton school kids will have to wait a little longer than usual to dash off to grandma's house for Christmas. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by High School teacher, on Dec 23, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 58 comments | 4433 Views
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