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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 | 5060 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 | 5052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burlingame School District -- Ken Wyatt to become Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services

I understand that Ken Wyatt from the PUSD district office was hired by Burlingame Unified as an assistant superintendent...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm..., on Jun 19, 2013 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 5049 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 | 5049 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Easing school registration

From the comfort of their own home or even from their hotel room on a family vacation, some Pleasanton school parents were...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Other, on Nov 17, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 5048 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 | 5045 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Australia a Model for Successful Gun Control Laws

Someone started a thread earlier claiming that Australia's gun control laws were a failure. Not so, according to this ABC...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Will Waters, on Aug 3, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 54 comments | 5034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes job restorations, smaller classes

After years of paring down its budget, the Pleasanton School Board is considering bringing back some jobs permanently and...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bravo Chimest, on Feb 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 5031 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Senate Bill 423, if passed, will prevent the BART strike

There is a provision in the contract with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) that prevents workers from striking in the...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 17, 2013 at 8:56 am | 36 comments | 5030 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 | 5026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing Tuesday to ratify city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday to consider final approval of its new Housing Element that incorporates...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by HELP US NOW PLEASE, on Jan 6, 2015 at 11:44 pm | 11 comments | 5024 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We Now Have a CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS! Lawless President Acts Outside Bounds of Constitution...

Pleasantonians, please inform yourselves (if you haven't already) of the current developments regarding Obama's decision...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 21 comments | 5019 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 | 5019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chick-fil-A coming to Pleasanton

Chick-fil-A, a national chain known for its lineup of grilled chicken entrees, will open a Pleasanton restaurant in mid-2015...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Celina, on Dec 11, 2014 at 11:38 am | 10 comments | 5018 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 | 5016 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Millennials are coming! Are we ready?

Carole Rodoni, a renowned speaker on the economy and real estate who is often called the pundit of the Peninsula, brought...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5015 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 | 5014 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 | 5013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Place to View Fireworks in Livermore

Hi Folks, July 4th is just around the corner. Happy 4th to all of you. There will be Fireworks on July 4th at Robertson...

Original post made by Windly O. on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Jul 1, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 5008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary funds.

The superintendent is using scare tactics saying they will cut teachers and programs. He has threatened that our children...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 6, 2008 at 9:58 am | 82 comments | 5008 Views
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Interesting choice by Pleasanton school trustees
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 478 views

The Heart of the Constitution
By Tom Cushing | 7 comments | 418 views

Bidding my Maverick Bye-Bye
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 294 views