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Split the kids up in High School or not?

I have two children very close in age that fight a lot. Should I send one to Amador (freshman this year) and one to Foothill...

Original post made by Werner Klemperer on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by sarah, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:11 am | 15 comments | 1294 Views


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 | 1294 Views


Did you suffer from bee stings at the fair tonight? July 2nd durring fireworks

I was stung 3 times, my father 2, my two friends worse than us. It happened while the fireworks went off below the grandstands...

Original post made by Kj on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:48 am | 8 comments | 1294 Views


Candy bomber drops into Danville

"Candy bomber" Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, now 89, kept the audience spellbound Sunday evening as he recalled the Berlin Airlift...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 15, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1294 Views


Pleasanton Home Sales May 2009

It is great to see Pleasanton home sales are still holding strong in numbers. Here is a link to home sales in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Moxley on Jun. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1293 Views


Schwarzenegger budget projects less spending for CSR My favorite quote after financially strangling schools the last...

Original post made by scattergram on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 23, 2010 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 1293 Views


Rides, entertainment booths going up at the fairgrounds as county fair readies for opening Wednesday

Crews are rapidly assembling scores of rides and others are filling the exhibition halls in time for Wednesday's...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Brittany, on Jun 28, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 1293 Views


Letters: Vote for Piderit

Dear Editor, Read the full story here posted Friday, September 24,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jon-e, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 1293 Views


Tri-Valley cities to keep funding Washington-savvy consultant despite San Ramon dropping out

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne said this week that he and other Tri-Valley mayors will keep working with a local consulting...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by David, on May 23, 2013 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1293 Views


Arkin's early budget idea finally clarified

Interesting article in the Independent explaining the truth about trustee Arkin's budget ideas earlier this year. The last...

Original post made by Independent reader on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 29, 2009 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1292 Views


Vintage Hills center adding new tenants

An ice cream shop, jewelry store and day spa are the newest tenants in the recently-renovated Vintage Hills Shopping Center...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Neencevulnemy, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 5 comments | 1292 Views



I was recently at a BBQ with families from different neighborhoods in Ptown. The conversation turned to the subject of school...

Original post made by School Supplies List on Aug. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1292 Views


Ghostly encounter

Shirley Ann Garcia has always known she had a psychic ability. Possibly passed down from her mother, she claims to have the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie, on Oct 31, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 1292 Views


Realtors concerned about housing, climate change laws

Prospective home buyers and sellers are breathing sighs of relief after Pleasanton Housing Commissioner Dave Stark explained...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 4, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 14 comments | 1292 Views


Double fines go into effect today on Vasco Road

Beginning today, Vasco Road will be a double-fine zone along a 19-mile stretch between I-580 in Livermore and Walnut Boulevard...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Duh, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 1292 Views


Walmart market bid goes to city planners Monday

An overflow crowd is expected to jam the 227-seat Firehouse Arts Center on Monday night as the Planning Commission holds...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2012
Last comment by Never enough freedom, on Mar 19, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 13 comments | 1292 Views


States with the best business climates

Countering the recent, unsubstantiated claim that California is not losing businesses to more business-friendly states like...

Original post made by liberalism is a disease on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Feb 9, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 1292 Views


Exiting the Sports Park

It happened again! I am driving east down Parkside and a car is stopped at the exit of the Sports Park, I am not 10' from...

Original post made by Evelyn on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mitch, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:11 am | 14 comments | 1292 Views


"just another suburb with small minded people in a (soon to be) mediocre school district"

"Pleasanton becomes just another suburb with small minded people in a (soon to be) mediocre school district." Already...

Original post made by Good Feela on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Abby, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 13 comments | 1291 Views


After pardon, two journalists could return to Bay Area in next 24 hours

Two Bay Area journalists who have been jailed in North Korea could arrive back in California within the next 24 hours after...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 12 comments | 1291 Views
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