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'A breath of fresh air'

For Marsh Riggs, life has been pretty good in his 22 years as a director of tennis at various facilities throughout California...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on May 9, 2014 at 4:10 pm | 10 comments | 5550 Views

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Hosterman cleared of all charges?

Although Mayor Hosterman admits to using city resources for her recent campaign (and apologized for it), she is cleared of...

Original post made by Steve Lynn on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Sara G., on Apr 6, 2007 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 5547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are helmets the law for scooters/skateboards?

I wanted to bring attention to the subject of helmets, after reading the previous post about bicycle safety. About 2 weeks...

Original post made by Mom on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 7, 2008 at 11:05 am | 16 comments | 5543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new bell schedule for Amador Valley High

Amador Valley High School will have a new bell schedule next school year after the Pleasanton school board unanimously approved...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 5542 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 33 comments | 5540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Donlon, Vintage Hills principals named pending approval in Pleasanton

Two new principals are set to start at their respective elementary schools, as long as they are approved by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:52 am | 8 comments | 5539 Views

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Hosterman opposes Arctic oil drilling, action against Iran at mayors' conference

The 76th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up Tuesday at the Miami InterContinental Hotel where Mayor...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 28, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 31 comments | 5538 Views

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Back from Paris in the nick of time

When Pleasanton Realtor Jennifer Haus got off her Delta flight in Los Angeles at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, she found 23 urgent...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Kidding right?, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 5538 Views

RESTAURANTS

Love of the Navy runs in local restauranteur's family

Pleasanton's Mike Gutierrez has reason to be proud. His Emilio's El Portal restaurant on Main Street is now the oldest, continuously...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2007
Last comment by Don Person, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 5537 Views

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Pleasanton elementary schools honored for excellence by state

Five elementary schools in Pleasanton were recognized Wednesday as 2014 California Distinguished Schools by State Superintendent...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Agreed!!!, on May 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 5537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing next Tuesday on city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing next Tuesday evening to consider approving its new Housing Element, a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 3, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 23 comments | 5536 Views

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PW Opinionist Challenges the Federal Takeover of Grammar

PW's designated 'opinionator', Tim Hunt, writes the following: "The novel legal theory to cast aside the state’s role...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 5535 Views

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AVHS grad serves aboard USS New Orleans

A Pleasanton woman and Amador Valley High School graduate has been serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy's...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Donna Willy, on Apr 2, 2015 at 5:29 am | 2 comments | 5533 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS NEWS: Pleasanton American 9 year olds win Danville tournaments

Congratulations to the Pleasanton American 9 year old All Star Team for winning the Pleasanton American Invitational and...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Please stop being so nice to registered sex offenders, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 7 comments | 5532 Views

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Prop 8 sponsors tell U.S. Supreme Court that defining marriage is a state right

Supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage told the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday that defining marriage is a states'...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 5532 Views

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Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty to host holiday Open House in Pleasanton

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty will open the doors of his Pleasanton district office Dec. 18 for a public holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by At least Nate's not inviting Oakland, on Dec 1, 2012 at 7:14 am | 5 comments | 5528 Views

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'Dream' still inspires 50 years later

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s impassioned 16-minute "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago today changed the tenor of the Civil...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by William Tell, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 5 comments | 5528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Bringing Pink Slip Issues Into the Classroom

Just out of curiosity, would you find it inappropriate if your child's teacher constantly talked about losing their job to...

Original post made by Concerned About Teacher Behavior on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 148 comments | 5526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board's Moment of Truth

Now is a Moment of Truth for the PUSD Board. Will the Board fight for the children? Fight to maintain the current level...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:42 am | 159 comments | 5525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton set to start negotiations tonight with employees union

The City Council will open negotiations with the Pleasanton City Employees Association (PCEA) at its meeting tonight in...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Feb 21, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 24 comments | 5524 Views
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