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COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district could cut 30 jobs starting July 1 as state aid lags

Looking at bad and worse figures from the state, Pleasanton school officials have released numbers that could mean cuts of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Newton, on Feb 6, 2012 at 9:57 am | 66 comments | 4742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How/When to vote for/against measure E in Pleasanton

According to the measure E site, the vote by mail will take place on april 4: "How to Vote Measure E will be decided...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by YES ON MEASURE E, on Mar 14, 2011 at 11:07 am | 109 comments | 4740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sizzling Saturdays start tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Sizzling Saturdays return tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton with Sunday Fundays making a debut Aug. 2. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Al., on Jul 31, 2015 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 4739 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Carlson sentenced to 26 years in prison for 1984 Foothill High student murder

Steven Carlson was sentenced at an intense and emotional hearing Friday to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Emanuel, on Jan 20, 2015 at 5:48 am | 10 comments | 4739 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for 'anti-Christian mall disturbance' to appear in court again Thursday

Deputy District Attorney Ronda Theisen requested the bail for Abdul Walid Hamid stay at $27,000 as the 22-year-old man was...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Piglet-U93, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:54 am | 50 comments | 4737 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments | 4733 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley Sr. Kyle Riddle announced as U.S. Lacrosse High School All American

Congratulations to Amador Valley Sr. Lacrosse player and East Bay Athletic League M.V.P. Kyle Riddle for being selected to...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by , on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 4732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to layoff 25 FTE Classified employees

The very last agenda item on the 4/12 board meeting is to layoff 25 classified employees. So, how are the PUSD and union...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a student, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 65 comments | 4731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barton Reading or paid Birthday Holidays - PUSD board to decide 2/22

This Tuesday, the PUSD school board will decide to reduce Barton reading program funding by 50% to save $53,000. They will...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 4730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Haggerty, 2 other Alameda County supervisors, endorse for Cook-Kallio Pleasanton mayor

Alameda County Supervisors Scott Haggerty, Richard Valle and Nate Miley have endorsed Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Freddy, on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 35 comments | 4730 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lone Republican bows out of State Senate race

The only Republican candidate to qualify for the State Senate special election ballot announced Monday that she was dropping...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Devon, on Feb 22, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 4730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill grad Cody Hall charged in death of Dublin bicyclist

The 18-year-old whose vehicle struck and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road last month was doing 83 miles an hour, more...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by CHX, on Aug 1, 2013 at 1:59 am | 4 comments | 4729 Views

AROUND TOWN

The ultimate festival

Every year at the end of August, parts of the East Bay start to empty out; people go on unexplained, mysterious vacations...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 4727 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cell tower proposal gets weak reception

Planning Commissioners sent a clear message to T-Mobile: you may not place wireless antennas on the McDonalds building at...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by B, on Oct 7, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 36 comments | 4727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 4726 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Trash Can Cleaning Company

Has anybody used this great new service?! I had a tag left on my trash can so gave them a call, because mine did need doing....

Original post made by Carol on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by Marcy, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:55 am | 14 comments | 4725 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: PUSD must shine a little light, start rebuilding trust

Ironically, Sunshine Week 2017 ended in Pleasanton last Friday with the school district seemingly doing its utmost to keep...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Marianne , on Mar 29, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 53 comments | 4725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools could face more than $5-million in new cuts, board learns last night

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told last night that it could face as much...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2011 at 10:02 am | 78 comments | 4723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened at School Board Meeting last night?

Anyone hear what happened as a result of the special board meeting last night regarding Jon Vranesh? thanks...

Original post made by What Happened? on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Nick Papagiorgio, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:06 am | 36 comments | 4722 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Presidents Should Be Held Accountable

Barack Obama has been quick to take credit for ACA (Obamacare), but he has yet to take responsibility for the federal government's...

Original post made by Angelo on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by medical, on Aug 25, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 4721 Views
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Media malpractice
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 391 views

Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 378 views

 

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