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BUSINESS: Desmond named V.P. at BrightSource Energy

Pleasanton businessman Joseph Desmond has been named senior vice president of government affairs and communications for BrightSource...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Sep 5, 2011 at 6:13 am | 8 comments | 1566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I am a Democrat and a Teacher but am voting No on G

I have seen how the economy has affected families in Pleasanton. This year has been real hard on many families. I have...

Original post made by Teacher on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Thank you too, on May 24, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 11 comments | 1565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign of the times

Some Amador Valley High school students became teachers Tuesday, with first- through third-graders from Alisal Elementary...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Awesome Teachers, on May 26, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expected to get more state funding for staff

Pleasanton's school board is readying for a busy meeting Tuesday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/22/school-district-expected-to-get-mor...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Transplanted, on May 24, 2016 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Camaro enthusiast testifies about video purportedly showing Scherer's car in Castlewood

Two days after investigators believe Ernest Scherer Jr. and Charlene Abendroth were killed in their Castlewood Country Club...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jul 22, 2009 at 10:38 am | 6 comments | 1565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

General Plan delayed again by housing cap dispute

Community and city leaders started updating the Pleasanton General Plan in 2003, a hoped-for three year process that is just...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Why, on Feb 12, 2009 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sample Livermore Valley's best wine this Labor Day weekend

The Livermore Valley Wine Country's annual Labor Day weekend Harvest Celebration is back for its 29th year. From noon to...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by wotnwinelover, on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:02 pm | 4 comments | 1565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How is measure G being communicated to property owners

How is measure G being communicated to property owners that are not residents of Pleasanton? Is this an instance of taxation...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 1564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science Event at Amador Valley

I chaperoned a field trip to Amador Valley with my second grader today. I want to share with all of you the astounding things...

Original post made by Mom of 2 on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kathie Welkin, on May 29, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 10 comments | 1564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's 'other' graduates celebrate, too

While most of Pleasanton's class of 2010 was still getting ready for graduation -- putting the final touches on a speech,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 22, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 1564 Views

SPORTS

Advocates pursuing rolling-stop bicycle OK despite S.F.'s mayors veto

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee followed through Tuesday on his pledge to veto an ordinance that would have allowed bicyclists...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Jan 25, 2016 at 10:50 am | 10 comments | 1564 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

From Sweden: Wow! Cutting Taxes for Economic Growth...What a Concept!

As Pleasanton residents hover around the TV on Sunday to watch President Obama on FIVE programs (except FoxNews, which would...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 1564 Views

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Terrible Tragedy at Fort Hood, TX.

A devastating tragedy has occured at Fort Hood, TX. Please keep our military personnel and their families in your thoughts. http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/11/05/texas.fort.hood.shooti...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 8, 2009 at 1:34 am | 8 comments | 1564 Views

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Top 10 Reasons People Go Bankrupt - #1: Medical Expenses

A study done at Harvard University indicates that this is the biggest cause of bankruptcy, representing 62% of all personal...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom for Truth on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Life Long Republican, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 38 comments | 1564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poetry contest for Pleasanton residents

Celestial Arts is offering a $1,000 grand prize (there are 50 prizes in all totaling $5,000) to all Pleasanton-area poets....

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping fit the high-tech way

Alyson Griffin wasn't looking for a gym. She just planned to accompany her mom last summer to Koko FitClub, at her request,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sweaty Porker, on Mar 29, 2012 at 8:42 am | 6 comments | 1564 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

USS Arizona survivors to speak at Las Positas College

Las Positas College will hold a free history symposium featuring three survivors of the USS Arizona from 11:30 a.m.-12:30...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by TetVet68, on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home sales rally in East Bay

As the number of homes on the market continues to drop and purchase prices continue to increase, home sales are still strong...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by WG Mom, on Mar 21, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1563 Views

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Please Act: New Bill Requiring Congress to Enroll in any New Govt-Run Health Plan

Please read and act. It only takes a minute! Then please pass this link on to everyone in your contacts database! On...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ccnnie, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 16 comments | 1563 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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