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Laursen elected Pleasanton school board president in 3-2 vote

In a 3-2 vote, Joan Laursen was elected president of the Pleasanton school board Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 27, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 26 comments | 4974 Views


DSRSD securing supplemental water supplies

Water agencies in the East Bay and Sacramento Valley plan to voluntarily transfer 1,500 acre feet (AF) of water (488,776,500...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jesse, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:36 am | 4 comments | 4973 Views


Pleasanton art patrons push for new park

Art patrons Gary and Nancy Harrington have yet another idea for Pleasanton: a Cultural Arts Park that will celebrate and...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by Mark Dolittle, on Dec 4, 2018 at 7:44 pm | 6 comments | 4972 Views


Check out 'Paint Pleasanton 2020'

Pleasanton Art League's first online exhibit, "Paint Pleasanton 2020," is on its website, with 51 artworks created by 23...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2020
Last comment by , on Oct 19, 2020 at 4:22 am | 1 comment | 4972 Views


School district holds special meeting at 5 p.m. tonight

The school board will meet at 5 p.m. tonight to discuss the budget crisis facing Pleasanton Unified School District. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 21 comments | 4971 Views


Amador, Foothill headed to 'We the People' national finals

The competitive civics teams from both Amador Valley and Foothill high schools are heading to Washington, D.C. in April,...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by Gates_resident, on Feb 15, 2018 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 4971 Views


Lund Ranch referendum OK'd; Council to debate election timetable Tuesday night

The Pleasanton City Council will decide tomorrow night how to proceed on its approval of a 43-home development on Lund Ranch...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jack , on Feb 29, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 14 comments | 4971 Views


Man seen taking photos of Hart students

Hart Middle School posted a safety notice on the school website Tuesday about an unknown white male seen taking pictures...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Oct 10, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 13 comments | 4970 Views


Talking Points

My grimacing at incorrect word usage on restaurant menus and groaning over split infinitives on school newsletters has caused...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 5 comments | 4970 Views


Swalwell introduces Duty to Report Act

Last week, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced legislation that would require federal candidates to report receiving...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 19, 2018 at 10:13 pm | 52 comments | 4970 Views


Pleasanton group packaging food for Somalia famine victims

A televised special on the dire need of starving children in Somalia spurred Mayor Jennifer Hosterman into action over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jimbo, on Aug 20, 2011 at 8:53 am | 18 comments | 4969 Views


State's revenue for October hits $6 billion, beating estimates by 12.3%

Total revenues for October, the fourth month of Fiscal Year 2014-15, totaled $6.0 billion, coming in above Budget Act estimates...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Mother Goose, on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 14 comments | 4969 Views


Temp workers say they were bilked by local staffing firm

A Pleasanton-based staffing company is being criticized by workers who say they're owed money for work they did but were...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Safeway Employee, on Aug 12, 2010 at 7:41 am | 6 comments | 4969 Views


Me gusta leer: Valley View hosts Spanish book fair to spread joy of reading

Sitting on tables throughout the room, the books varied in size and subject. There were graphic novels, chapter books and...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by Olivia, on Feb 8, 2018 at 4:05 am | 5 comments | 4968 Views


Pleasanton council approves renewable energy options

Pleasanton residents will now have the option of receiving carbon-free electricity in their homes after the City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by James Michael, on Feb 15, 2021 at 4:28 pm | 20 comments | 4968 Views


Staceys - How I love it

Not all my restaurant posts will be nagative, but we usually get noticed for negative news anyway. I was at Staceys last...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Erin, on Nov 29, 2007 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 4968 Views


Homework policy, district finances to be discussed by Pleasanton school board tonight

The Pleasanton school board will take its first look at a new homework policy for the coming school year at its meeting tonight. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by James, on May 26, 2011 at 4:31 pm | 33 comments | 4968 Views


OPINION: 'Vote Yes on Measure G'

Vote "yes" on Measure G to provide the local control we need to protect vital education programs, including counseling services,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 29 comments | 4966 Views



The Pleasanton Unified School District is about to decide the fate of our school schedules. They will make their decision,...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wilma, on Apr 18, 2014 at 9:26 am | 21 comments | 4966 Views


Dublin-based California Spirit Elite All Stars take nationals

The California Spirit Elite All Stars youth and senior teams each won their division at the American Showcase National Championship....

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lala, on May 7, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 2 comments | 4965 Views
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