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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' Facilities Master Plan up for approval tonight

The Pleasanton school board is expected to approve the final draft of its facilities master plan tonight, including nearly...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by local, on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 1594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond discussion shows district security issues, technology aspirations

Pleasanton school district staff presented a surprising picture Saturday of isolated decay and troublesome security holes...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 25, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 11 comments | 1594 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 Bay Area men, running Pleasanton companies, charged with $80M Ponzi scheme

The San Francisco bureau of the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against the operators of two Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Scooder, on Jun 16, 2009 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 1594 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown seeks to merge personnel agencies, saving $5.8-million

Taking action to trim government bureaucracy and save California taxpayers millions of dollars, Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr....

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 11, 2011 at 11:09 pm | 7 comments | 1594 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats Showing Their True Colors Now: U Mass Prof Encourages Overthrowing Capitalism

Here is a U Mass Professor encouraging the Occupy Wall St. crowd to seize this opportunity to overthrow capitalism in America....

Original post made by That Flushing Sound on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Nov 9, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 11 comments | 1594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wonderful Community Theatre - Peter Pan

If you are looking for a delightful afternoon or evening's entertainment, go see Peter Pan at the Bankhead theater. The...

Original post made by David Cannon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by M, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scam homeless person at post office

Don't know how many of you have noticed a woman at the Pleasanton post office usually hanging on weekends with a kid she...

Original post made by Annalisa on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 28, 2011 at 6:28 am | 8 comments | 1594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

We the People: then and now

It's a chicken-and-egg question: Do the students who participate in We the People succeed because of the intensive civics...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Christina, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eight Reasons Not to Tie Teacher Pay to Standardized Test Results

I don’t want poor teachers but are evaluations based on test scores the answer? This might shine some light on the issue....

Original post made by the The on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 1593 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SEIU Flyer Calls for Members to Flood California Town Hall

Unlike the Tea Party movement, which is a real grassroots bipartisan effort (admittedly, more conservatives than other),...

Original post made by Amber on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 30, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 9 comments | 1593 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1593 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressman McNerney in Afghanistan, meets with President Karzai

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is in Afghanistan today meeting with President Karzai and military leaders. He...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Kelly, on Jan 15, 2010 at 2:24 am | 8 comments | 1593 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Arizona Governor Stumbles in Debate

In a televised debate today, Arizona's Gov. Jan Brewer further showed that she suffers from a lack of clear thinking. ...

Original post made by Amazon on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jacob, on Sep 4, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 17 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Plastic Bags (again)

I continue to think about all of the plastic bags we currently receive from merchants of varying sources - every time it...

Original post made by Karla on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Rumba, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue’s 8th annual Claws for Paws Crab Feed

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue’s 8th annual Claws for Paws Crab Feed will be held on Saturday March 9,2013 at the Shrine...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on Feb. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1593 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Veterans Day parade starts at 1 p.m. today in downtown Pleasanton

Mostly cloudy skies are expected but probably no rain when Pleasanton's 15th annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day Parade kicks...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pleasanton family, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1593 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 | 1592 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 | 1592 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City OKs new Housing Element

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bud, on Oct 24, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 1592 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity in Charter Oaks on 9/1/2009

Does anyone know what was the purpose for police activity on 9/1/2009 Kamp/Maple Leaf intersection? Stopped pickup, 4 teenagers,...

Original post made by member on Sep. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1592 Views
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