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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district hires county's education office spokesman as new PR office chief here

Pleasanton's school board has coordinated a game plan to start the process of looking for superintendent candidates while...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 27, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 6 comments | 4778 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police ask for help in locating missing teen

The Pleasanton Police Department is asking people to keep their eyes open for a 15-year-old girl who has been reported missing. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Nov 6, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 18 comments | 4778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park student arrested for ecstasy possession, distribution

A 13-year-old boy was arrested Thursday after allegedly possessing and furnishing the drug ecstasy to some students, according...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Oct 1, 2009 at 7:51 am | 58 comments | 4777 Views

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 | 4777 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council OKs county waste collection plan, nixes final housing settlement

With only four City Council members at their meeting Tuesday and with Mayor Jennifer Hosterman traveling, a measure giving...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by don, on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:42 am | 10 comments | 4776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Approachable art placed downtown

If you've walked down Main Street in the last few days, you may have noticed some interesting characters. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Linda Wyner, on Jun 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 54 comments | 4772 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Recently termed-out Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan to seek State Senate seat

Former State Asemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) announced this week that she will seek a soon-to-be-vacated seat held by...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Dec 15, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 4772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning commissioner Kathy Narum wins Pleasanton Council seat

Planning Commissioner Kathy Narum was elected to the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday, receiving 4,586 votes or 39.62% of...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmm., on May 24, 2013 at 12:27 am | 35 comments | 4771 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Inner beauty pageant empowers teen

In a world filled with superficial physical beauty, Raven Delk strives to redefine the meaning of true beauty and what it...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by mattrogers, on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 4770 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Smart & Final to open Pleasanton supermarket Aug. 13

Smart & Final will open its newest supermarket Aug. 13 in the Pleasanton Square Shopping Center on Johnson Drive Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by ArekNikiret, on Sep 5, 2009 at 4:22 am | 13 comments | 4766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Firms must pay to remove lead paint in older homes

In a final ruling that could affect older homes in Pleasanton, a Superior Court judge in San Jose increased the amount that...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by They knew, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 4765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Slashes Instructional Time for Students in Secret

PUSD sent home a muddled barely readable letter that is difficult to interpret, but some say that they are cutting instructional...

Original post made by What? on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by jake, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 83 comments | 4763 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch backers sizzle at GOP message to vote 'No'

David Erlich, the new chairman of the Alameda County Republican Party, is facing strong criticism from fellow party members...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 15, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 55 comments | 4763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quarter century for triathlon in Pleasanton

The 25th annual Tri-for-Fun Triathlon Series kicks off this weekend with close to 1,000 triathletes expected Saturday to...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 15, 2012 at 8:41 am | 5 comments | 4761 Views

AROUND TOWN

OPINION: Better options for Pleasanton's East Side

As your Pleasanton council member I was asked, "Should the city of Pleasanton continue to plan for development of 400 acres...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Julie , on May 6, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 32 comments | 4761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD School Board President-"Sorry Students - I Don't Believe You"

Just saw a repeat of the School Board meeting. They reviewed the results of a survey regarding Homework where they'd asked...

Original post made by Unbelievable on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by crazy, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 49 comments | 4759 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congress must 'find a bipartisan way out' of shutdown, Swalwell says

According to Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), Congress has been "taken hostage" by a handful of Republicans who want...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Oct 14, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 23 comments | 4759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State superintendent shares thoughts on Common Core, elimination of exit exam

State superintendent Tom Torlakson shared his vision for what the California's education system will strive for in 2016 at...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 4758 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man arrested with pot, massive alligator-like creature in Castro Valley charged with felony

A man that stashed more than 30 pounds of marijuana in his home and used a now-deceased caiman to protect it was arraigned...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Do your research , on Jan 17, 2013 at 6:30 am | 12 comments | 4757 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gas prices too high, vote NO on prop 30, 38

Maybe the fact that we have really high gas prices already will encourage voters to vote NO on prop 30, 38 and any proposition...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:56 am | 36 comments | 4756 Views
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