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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 | 4375 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 | 4370 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 | 4369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton parade, tree lighting Saturday

Pleasanton's annual Hometown Holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony will be held starting at 5 p.m. Saturday on Main Street. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by A proud American!, on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 4365 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oxy addiction epidimic in Pleasanton

When will we see local newpapers like the Pleasanton Weekly partner with the local law enforcement to do something about...

Original post made by Tom Johanson on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Aug 11, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 25 comments | 4354 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 | 4353 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 | 4351 Views

SPORTS

The 3rd Annual STRETCH Baseball and Softball Boot Camp is just around the corner

Pleasanton, Jan. 20, 2008 STRETCH will have its 3rd annual baseball and softball boot camp Friday, January 25 through Sunday,...

Original post made by STRETCH Board Members on Jan. 20, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4345 Views

RESTAURANTS

Wait To Go To Eddie Papa's

Have gone twice. Once for lunch-very pleasant experience and then for dinner last night-disaster! The food is excellent,...

Original post made by Gladys on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Dec 21, 2008 at 7:09 pm | 11 comments | 4343 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 | 4342 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (movie)... not consistent with the book...

My 17 year old owns all the Harry Potter books/movies and viewed and read them all several times. Over the last few weekends...

Original post made by Harry Potter Fans on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by janice, on Jul 14, 2007 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 4339 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton says no to higher affordable housing fees

With the local economy still recovering and competition increasing for large new retail and commercial investments, the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jack, on Oct 28, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 13 comments | 4337 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 | 4334 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 | 4331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Businesses Downtown

I wish City of Pleasanton planners would take a close look at Burlingame and Los Gatos for ideas in planning our downtown...

Original post made by Fran on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Dec 17, 2008 at 10:01 pm | 17 comments | 4329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's the Administrations Fault for Pleasanton Middle School being in probation

I think that the real story on the notification on Pleasanton Middle School fallen into program improvement is what steps...

Original post made by What was the plan on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Just Saying..., on Mar 3, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 69 comments | 4329 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 | 4323 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 | 4322 Views

RESTAURANTS

What's up with Bert's (and Claude & Dominque's)?

I saw a sign in the window of Bert's Hofbrau, which has only been open a few months, with a notice of liquor license transfer...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 5, 2007
Last comment by John, on Dec 29, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 4321 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Jazzed About Pets

Jefferson Starship guitarist Craig Chaquico will perform at Valley Humane Society's "Jazzed About Pets," from 7 to 10:30...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Funtime, on Mar 2, 2008 at 10:20 pm | 10 comments | 4319 Views
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