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If the shoe fits

The classic rags-to-riches fairytale gets the Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre treatment as it opens tonight for a three-weekend...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by JD, on Feb 9, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 1695 Views


LAO says Federal Stimilus package more than offsets state cuts

From LAO report on May Revise: In program terms (excluding deferrals and funding swaps), the May Revision reduces K–12...

Original post made by parent on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 27, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 8 comments | 1694 Views


Traffic moving again on Bay Bridge after being closed 2-1/2 hours due to 'suspicious device'

Traffic began moving again on the San Francisco Bay Bridge this afternoon about two and a half hours after a suspicious device...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1694 Views


Out of control public pensions - NYT oped

Interesting oped from NYT on their public employee retirement cost issues: Many...

Original post made by We are not alone on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 9, 2011 at 6:41 am | 39 comments | 1694 Views


County gets $11 million in stimulus funds to fight blight

Alameda County will receive $11 million in federal stimulus funding to help fight blight and stabilize neighborhoods that...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:04 am | 8 comments | 1694 Views


Gov. Brown's plan to close budget deficit 'painful,' but spares further cuts to Pleasanton, other California school districts

Facing an estimated $25.4 billion budget deficit, Gov. Jerry Brown yesterday proposed a combination of spending cuts and...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Moravecglobal, on Feb 12, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 23 comments | 1694 Views


"No on G" guarantees larger class sizes

With the uncertainty about how the governor's May revise will affect next year's school budget, it is hard to know how severe...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on May 20, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 23 comments | 1693 Views


Another Marine comes home from Iraq

When it comes to Pleasanton military families, probably none is more committed in terms of numbers than Jenetha and Don Partridge,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on Oct 17, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 12 comments | 1693 Views


WOW!!! The Union Pacific Steam Engine 844 was heartstopping!

Unfortunately, I left my stainless steel Klean Kan at the tracks. Minutes later I returned to find it gone. Who would want...

Original post made by Kate Barker on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Escaped Mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 6 comments | 1693 Views


Firehouse Arts Center opens tonight

The city's stunning, new $10 million Firehouse Arts Center opens tonight with a sold-out, $125-a-ticket launch party sponsored...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:35 am | 16 comments | 1693 Views


Tri-Valley Y opens spacious new facilities in Dublin

Several hundred members and supporters of the Tri-Valley Y turned out Thursday night to celebrate the organization's headquarters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 6, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views


Internet Harassement Laws

The Code of Civil Procedure law on Civil Harassment Orders (Section 527.6) defines harassment as: unlawful violence;...

Original post made by BackTheBadge on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 13, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 12 comments | 1692 Views


Amador High School Clubs

Does anyone know how kids are notified about when and where the various high school clubs meet? I can't find any information...

Original post made by Wendy on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by mom, on Sep 3, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 1692 Views


Centerpointe Presbyterian leaders meet with preschool parents over child abuse charges

Representatives of Pleasanton's Centerpointe Presbyterian Church met behind closed doors with parents of children enrolled...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1692 Views


"A 6-Month Evaluation of Obama's Presidency"

The following "performance evaluation" I wholeheartedly agree with, although I cannot verify the author. For those who object...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by amused, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:45 am | 14 comments | 1692 Views


This weekend, everyone's Scottish

Bring on the bagpipes! And the highland dancers and heavy weight athletes. Don't forget the fish 'n' chips -- and the ale....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Toni, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1692 Views


Register for Pleasanton Lacrosse

Registration is open for spring 2012 season for new and returning players ages U9, U11, U13, U15 and HSJV. Tryouts for team...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 24, 2011 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1692 Views


Drought over? EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by ptown loves the drought, on May 3, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 9 comments | 1692 Views


Guest Opinion

We are among the nearly 100 current residents of Pleasanton who made deposits to secure a unit in the planned retirement...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Commuter, on Aug 1, 2010 at 1:13 am | 6 comments | 1691 Views


Opus Bank drops bid for downtown Pleasanton location

Opus Bank representatives said this week that they are no longer pursuing a lease for the Past Time Pool building on Main...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 29, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 10 comments | 1691 Views
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