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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's voices ring true

Everyone can learn to sing, says Bee Chow, artistic director of Cantabella Children's Chorus, just like everyone learns how...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 4202 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton exceeding water cutback goals, but are penalties fair?

Operations Director Daniel Smith, also known as Pleasanton's water czar, couldn't have been more jubilant Aug. 19 in talking...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 17 comments | 4202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves staff changes, budget adjustments, preschool plan

The Pleasanton school board met Tuesday night to approve staff changes, discuss the district's budget, start the process...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 4201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses cited for selling tobacco to minors

School resource officers cited four stores during a tobacco sting operation last Thursday where minors attempted to buy tobacco...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:20 am | 31 comments | 4201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

TVCF files for liquidation bankruptcy

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy with more than $153,000 in debts, and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by justwondering, on Sep 27, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 4198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Underage drinking, vandalism reported at teen party

One teen was arrested for vandalism and the owner of a home in the 6000 block of Kolb Ranch Road was cited for hosting a...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:24 am | 17 comments | 4197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 4196 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mother-Daughter Lookalike photos due on April 9

Spring is here, which means Mother's Day and the Pleasanton Weekly annual Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest. This year photos...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Barb, on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 4196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Area redwood trees showing signs of stress?

We have noticed many redwood trees in the area have rust colored needles - we first noticed the trees on Junipero by the...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 16 comments | 4195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor and Council Votes Itself A Raise

The Pleasanton Mayor and City Council is voting itself a gigantic pay raise up from $600 to $1050 a month for the mayor and...

Original post made by Jack Hovingh on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 10, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 4192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forensic Audit Uncovers Embezzlement -- School Supt Arrested

Almanac News, Embarcadero Publishing's peninsula newspaper, along with the Mercury News is reporting a District superintendent...

Original post made by Busted on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Oh, Arnold, on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:03 am | 4 comments | 4190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Lobbies to Lower Taxpayer Protections

Debbie Look, Pleasanton resident, is the Director of Legislation for the California PTA. http://www.capta.org/sections/basics/board-of-directors.cfm Debbie...

Original post made by PEVC on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 4, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 4189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mommy and me

The bond between mothers and daughters is unlike any other. They share many personality traits, mannerisms and often an uncanny...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 27, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 10 comments | 4188 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

You went, you saw, you read!

When Rhonda and Rick Hempy left for their 23-day trip through China and Tibet last July, they made sure to pack a copy of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Rick and Rhonda, on Jul 25, 2007 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 4187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 initiates eminent domain, hit with new claim in Verona Reach creek erosion

The Tri-Valley may be in the midst of dry summer months, but issues resulting from the record rainy season still linger. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 7, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 12 comments | 4187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget still a burden for schools

The state of the school district's budget appears to have gone from bad to worse. As California's deficit climbs to an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by interested resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 12 comments | 4186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The (PUSD) Board Failed!"

Cries of "The (PUSD) Board Failed!" came from the audience at tonight's school board meeting after the motion to restore...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 3, 2012 at 8:21 am | 60 comments | 4186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Figuers, Ramirez Holmes and Thiel for Zone 7 board

In the Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors election, we endorse incumbents Sandy Figuers and Angela Ramirez Holmes and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, on May 26, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 9 comments | 4186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Young family's foundation aims at the heart

After her 38-year-old husband Michael suddenly died of cardiac arrest Sept. 17, 2009, Michelle Gable learned that he had...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by clare, on Feb 3, 2017 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 4186 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school leaders: Schools are safe

In the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the Pleasanton school district and school administrators are doing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 39 comments | 4183 Views
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Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 90 comments | 1,385 views

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 6 comments | 559 views