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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court denies former Walnut Grove principal's petition challenging his dismissal

An Alameda County judge this week denied a legal petition from former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Andrade??, on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 4772 Views

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Bay Area ranked in top 10 for worst air pollution nationwide

The San Francisco Bay Area ranks among the top 10 most polluted regions in the country, according to a report issued last...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by res, on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:35 am | 8 comments | 1871 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Late educators make historic gift to Las Positas College

Officials with the Las Positas College Foundation on Saturday received the largest gift for the college in the college's...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by spudly, on Apr 27, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

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City Council OKs downtown parking strategic plan

Pleasanton city officials have a new game plan for improving parking conditions downtown after the City Council approved...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Silicon Valley Commuter, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 12 comments | 3326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Whatever happened with the Spencer Freeman Smith case?

This was the attorney that struck and killed the Chinese gentleman in Dublin several years ago. He abandoned the scene and...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Apr 27, 2017 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission to debate 39-home proposal near Callippe Preserve

The Pleasanton Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a workshop Wednesday night on a proposed 39-house development in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by JustHere, on Apr 27, 2017 at 10:49 am | 7 comments | 2430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day?

Rumors around of Senior Ditch Day tomorrow, 11/10 for Foothill. Any parents with more information about what might be hatching...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2017 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 2889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 26, 2017 at 8:22 pm | 16 comments | 4576 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 26, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 2837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on teachers' salary cut offer

The Pleasanton school board is expected to vote during its regular meeting tonight on a tentative agreement announced last...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Maggog, on Apr 26, 2017 at 6:52 pm | 184 comments | 7799 Views

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Pleasanton contractor has license revoked over fatal Berkeley balcony collapse

The Pleasanton firm that served as general contractor for the construction of a Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 26, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 3577 Views

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Every dog has his day

Muirwood Community Park, the site of the only dog park in Pleasanton, recently opened a new addition--a "small dog-only"...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2017 at 4:49 pm | 8 comments | 3983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies

Great recent report at: http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/LayOff_2011_vFINAL-1.pdf called: Victims of the Churn:...

Original post made by concerned parent on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Honest Injun, on Apr 25, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 22 comments | 3234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD won't pursue Valley Trails property for new school site

After further consideration, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday directed district administration not to pursue acquisition...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 14 comments | 2840 Views

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Whitney's legacy: A gold record

When John Whitney packs up his office next month as he retires as principal of Pleasanton Middle School, he'll be sure to...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Elissa Fox, on Apr 25, 2017 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 3100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

5-year-old wins chess competition

Hearst Elementary School student James Du, 5, took first place in the kindergarten division of The Northern California Chess...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 25, 2017 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 1471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gets superintendent search update

The Pleasanton community wants a schools superintendent who is motivational, collaborative and committed. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 25, 2017 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Required Reading For Pleasanton, Local Realtors

Never knock on residential door, ask the home owner if they are interested in selling their home. When the home owner...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 430 Views

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BART selects new police chief

BART General Manager Grace Crunican announced Friday that BART is hiring Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas to be the transit...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Apr 24, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 1160 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART Take Over robbery: 50-60 Perps involved, Sat night

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/BART-takeover-robbery-50-to-60-teens-swarm-11094745.php Some passengers were beaten...

Original post made by FrequentWalkerMiles on Apr. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 313 Views
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