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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 5106 Views

SPORTS

Parcel tax may be back on the horizon

The words "parcel tax" and "cuts" were used abundantly Tuesday night as the school board discussed the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 20, 2008 at 11:33 am | 83 comments | 8017 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Paper or plastic?' Neither after next Jan. 1

Starting next Jan. 1, shoppers in Pleasanton will have to use their own bags for groceries and other merchandise or pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gary S., on Mar 19, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 83 comments | 7126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary funds.

The superintendent is using scare tactics saying they will cut teachers and programs. He has threatened that our children...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 6, 2008 at 9:58 am | 82 comments | 6624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents against proposed calendar modifications in Pleasanton schools

The district's boardroom was standing-room only with parents eager to learn more and voice their opinions about the non-traditional...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 82 comments | 8878 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Police Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid

I was shopping at the Kohls Department store this morning around 10:30a.m. and witnessed a Police I.C.E. raid on El Balazo...

Original post made by Anne on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 15, 2008 at 6:13 am | 82 comments | 4867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anti-Costco group files petitions for Nov. 8 vote to ban store on Johnson Drive

Opponents of a possible bid by Costco to build a new membership-only retail store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton filed a...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Matt Sullivan, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 82 comments | 4286 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union picketing Castlewood today after country club locks out hourly workers

More than 40 pickets from the UniteHere! Local 2850 hotel workers union chanted and marched at Foothill Road and the entrance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Hill, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:44 pm | 82 comments | 4064 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Questionable borrowing leads to a mountain of school debt

Cash-out bond refinancing done by the Pleasanton Unified School District will cost taxpayers more than $9 million over 20...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth Dallmann, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:01 am | 82 comments | 4480 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republican Embarrassment

Until tonight, I was undecided but leaning toward Newt Gingrich's corner. Now, I just cannot do it. I am embarrassed that...

Original post made by Your Neighbor on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Oklahoma Fats, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:23 am | 81 comments | 3223 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor's fact-finding panel finds BART management, unions 'far apart' on bargaining

A three-person fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown heard firsthand Wednesday how far apart BART and its labor...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:47 am | 81 comments | 6001 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKewon court hearing rescheduled for Jan. 9

Judge Hugh Walker granted the driver involved in a head-on collision that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams a continuation...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2007 at 9:42 am | 81 comments | 4302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable housing in Pleasanton

Like it or not, affordable housing is coming to Pleasanton, and with it, as is nearly always the case, come questions about...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Feb 21, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 81 comments | 6091 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to cut 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 10, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 81 comments | 14577 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cody Hall deemed 'potential threat to human life,' remains held without bail

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road will remain in jail without bond after a judge ruled...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Billy, on Nov 20, 2013 at 6:56 pm | 81 comments | 14342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug dogs may be headed to Pleasanton high schools

Teens, teachers and parents, leave your pot at home if you're headed to any of the city's three high schools after January....

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2011
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 80 comments | 5721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Pleasanton school board seats up for grabs

Two Pleasanton Unified School District board seats are up for election this November, and both incumbents, plus one challenger,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Go Paige Go Mark, on Aug 11, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 80 comments | 20080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staples Ranch

A group called Friends of Pleasanton started collecting signatures from registered voters this week in an effort to place...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Busy z Koszalina do Holandii, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:31 am | 80 comments | 8058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Pensions - Problem Continues to Grow

More perspectives on the reality of our significant public employee pension issue. Pleasanton is faced with the exact same...

Original post made by Awakening on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Consensus seeker, on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:03 am | 80 comments | 8283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wal-Mart could open its Neighborhood Market this summer, city says

As reported in the Pleasanton Weekly last July, Wal-Mart, the country's largest retailer, is seeking a Pleasanton city permit...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jargon, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 80 comments | 3893 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 780 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
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