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Foothill remembers JoAnn Koobatian

The Foothill High School campus is a sea of pink this week as students, faculty and parents pay tribute to to the school's...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Rusty Kransky, on Oct 28, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 9 comments | 5159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domus Closing Again?

There are signs in the window saying that the store is closing. What's up with that? Domus is a wonderful store, what a...

Original post made by downtown shopper on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by gary, on Sep 19, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 45 comments | 5155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by no dogs-in-public lover, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 am | 31 comments | 5151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill athletes sign letters of intent

In honor of National Signing Day, seven Foothill High student-athletes were recognized at a small ceremony Wednesday morning...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 8, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 5149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No mattter which side you're on, this is scary

"Schools send out hundreds of preliminary pink slips" http://www.mercurynews.com/california-budget/ci_17612643?nclick_check=1 The...

Original post made by P\'town parent on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Mar 22, 2011 at 11:58 am | 74 comments | 5148 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 | 5146 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Seeking to Form A Women's Group

I've been wanting to form a casual women's group that can meet once a month or every other week at a member's home in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Pat on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pat, West of Foothill, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 5143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kottinger Place, Pleasanton Gardens redevelopment plan goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a proposal at its meeting tonight to redevelop Kottinger Place and Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Henry, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 5143 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 | 5139 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 | 5133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixteenth molestation charge added against Germain

Investigators are looking into the past of Henry John Germain, an accused child molester, which is leading them to Southern...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Joan Ledoux, on Nov 19, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 68 comments | 5132 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Lincoln'

To many, British-born actor Daniel Day-Lewis represents the pinnacle of thespian prowess. Director Steven Spielberg is considered...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:57 am | 12 comments | 5132 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Is Mr. Fialho fleeing a sinking ship?

As a member of the academic community, I have many friends on school boards, both local and nearby. As a Pleasanton resident,...

Original post made by Carolyn Thomas on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Apr 5, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 10 comments | 5130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board backs parcel tax legislation

In the wake of last week's defeat of the parcel tax, Measure E, the Pleasanton school board is endorsing legislation that...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by chuckles, on May 17, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 119 comments | 5128 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Real Estate Matters: Deal killers are superstitions, core beliefs

There are two types of deal killers in real estate: those that are correctable or avoidable and those that are core beliefs...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Godlike, on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 9 comments | 5119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill football player named U.S. Army All-American

A Foothill High School senior has been selected to join the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl team to represent the West. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Josh, on Oct 15, 2014 at 2:43 pm | 7 comments | 5117 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 | 5109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas Day burglary suspects arrested

Pleasanton police arrested four men yesterday who are suspected of stealing thousands of dollars worth of of metal, electrical...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cornell, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:29 am | 14 comments | 5109 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Father in car at Stoneridge Mall robbed with 2 children in back seat

A father sitting in his parked car at Stoneridge Shopping Center with two young children in the back seat Saturday afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 11, 2015 at 7:09 am | 12 comments | 5109 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 | 5104 Views
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