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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Millions of dollars in cuts made last year to the Pleasanton Unified School District budget are now being felt and parents...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:28 am | 261 comments | 3642 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Merger likely to keep ValleyCare afloat

ValleyCare Health System will likely merge with a larger hospital group in the near future to provide long-term financial...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by blind leading the blind, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 15 comments | 3631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board's Moment of Truth

Now is a Moment of Truth for the PUSD Board. Will the Board fight for the children? Fight to maintain the current level...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:42 am | 159 comments | 3629 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Planet Hero' Hunter Lovins to speak in Pleasanton tonight

Pleasanton's Committee on Energy and the Environment is hosting a talk by Hunter Lovins on "Energy Efficiency and Long-Term...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gentle Harvester, on Jun 7, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 22 comments | 3628 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs homes atop Kottinger Hills--Again!

Ending four years of community meetings, public hearings and countless land use, geotechnical and architectural studies,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by I really want the park that I can actually use, on Oct 20, 2007 at 8:31 am | 15 comments | 3626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation

I attended the Foothill graduation ceremony on Friday night and was very disappointed in the behavior of students, faculty...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Senior Parent 2012, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:17 am | 37 comments | 3624 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

New Star Trek movie is a bust

If you are a Star Trek fan from way back you'll hate this new movie. If you don't believe me check out the link below. http://www.theonion.com/content/video/trekkies_bash_new_sta...

Original post made by Treker on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 3619 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Morning Coffee Chat With NYT Bestselling Author Garth Stein

Garth Stein will be reading excerpts and discussing his award-winning novel, "The Art of Racing in the Rain," which is currently...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 13, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 3619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member's wife on union team

At first glance, it might seem like a conflict of interest that Pleasanton school board member Jeff Bowser and his wife are...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by woody, on Feb 27, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 105 comments | 3619 Views

AROUND TOWN

400 seniors at Amador Valley High must retake AP tests due to 'irregulaties'

Nearly 400 Amador Valley High School students will have to retake the Advanced Placement exams next week due to testing irregularities,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by A Student , on May 31, 2014 at 12:33 am | 33 comments | 3619 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LPFD Captain loses battle with cancer

A retired Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Captain has died after a three-year battle with cancer. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Spike, on Nov 12, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 3617 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Police Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid

I was shopping at the Kohls Department store this morning around 10:30a.m. and witnessed a Police I.C.E. raid on El Balazo...

Original post made by Anne on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 15, 2008 at 6:13 am | 82 comments | 3616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews ethics, finances

Trustees became students at Tuesday night's meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District board, with back-to-back workshops...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by sunflower, on Apr 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 3615 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 bodies found in Castlewood home in possible double homicide

The Alameda County Sheriff's office is investigating the deaths of two individuals found this afternoon in a home on Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 18, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 42 comments | 3612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents drive toward kids crossing streets

I have been observing this phenomenon every day for the past 7 years. I drive past three Pleasanton schools as I drop...

Original post made by Louise on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Kristina, on Oct 15, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 3609 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Teachers' Union spends $20,961,399 on its "No on 32" campaign

The CA Teachers' Union has spent $20,961,399 of its members' union dues on its "No on 32" campaign as of Oct. 27. CA teachers...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 23 comments | 3606 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton elementary schools honored for excellence by state

Five elementary schools in Pleasanton were recognized Wednesday as 2014 California Distinguished Schools by State Superintendent...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Agreed!!!, on May 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 3603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YouTube video on Pleasanton running for Grand Prize!

I have some exciting news to share, and I need your help! I recently created a short video about Pleasanton. I enjoy...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tina G, on Nov 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 17 comments | 3602 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3602 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Stupidity On the Part of the "Occupy" people

Another ill conceived move by the "Occupy Something" people. Look at the impact on the real working people that are working...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Me_too, on Dec 15, 2011 at 11:38 am | 22 comments | 3600 Views
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