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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 | 4804 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorials slated for 19-year-old woman killed in car crash

A visitation for Laurel Alice Williams, 19, who was killed Saturday in a car accident, will be held from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 26, 2008 at 11:06 pm | 13 comments | 4801 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 | 4799 Views

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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 | 4794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CANDID CAMERAS IN HIGH SCHOOL BATHROOMS

Has anyone heard about the cameras placed in the high school bathrooms? We have no budget for our schools, but the school...

Original post made by Mom of 5 on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tea Party Patriot, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 40 comments | 4789 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Opportunities bring responsibilities, say this year's grads

They stand on the bridge, with one foot in Pleasanton and the other poised to step into the future. College and careers await...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by The Law, on May 26, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 4780 Views

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What Happen to Californians?

I'm a native San Francisican born in 1947. I've always lived in the Bay Area. My husband unfortunately passed away earlier...

Original post made by Cindy on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Left the South, on Dec 11, 2013 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 4771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weapon threat puts Amador on temporary lockdown

Amador Valley High School was on lockdown for about 45 minutes this morning as police responded to a weapon threat, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 21, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 17 comments | 4768 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 | 4768 Views

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loitering at Home Depot

I am a long time resident of Pleasanton. I went to Lydikson Elementery, Wells Intermediate Middle school,and graduated from...

Original post made by Tony on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by justice, on Jan 15, 2011 at 9:37 am | 34 comments | 4754 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

The library is looking for volunteers

Pleasanton Public Library needs volunteers for its Homebound Service, which provides homebound residents with library books,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by To answer your question, on Aug 27, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 4749 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Have you signed up for 'Good Reads?'

On average more than 170,000 books are published annually in the U.S. It makes the task of keeping up with new titles seems...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Trudy, on Sep 10, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 4744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let Them Starve As Punishment: Food Stamps Cut Once Again

The Senate Agriculture Committee completed work on the 2013 Farm Bill Tuesday, and took another big whack at food aid, again....

Original post made by Freedom on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Freedom, on May 17, 2013 at 6:20 am | 16 comments | 4743 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jon Vranesh appointed 'itinerant principal'

Former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh is not out of a job, but it remains unclear what he'll be doing in his new position. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sal, on Jan 31, 2014 at 9:36 am | 43 comments | 4743 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 | 4742 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 | 4739 Views

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 | 4739 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 | 4735 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 | 4735 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'll be reading this to our family before Thanksgiving dinner: "The Real Meaning of Thanksgiving"

You won't learn this from our public school teachers, our textbooks, our American mainstream media. The Real Meaning...

Original post made by Brad on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 2, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 184 comments | 4727 Views
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,420 views

Net Neutrality?
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 852 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 687 views