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Pleasanton teacher gains nationwide recognition for rethinking learning

A fifth-grade teacher at Fairlands Elementary School has been bringing some innovative approaches to classrooms in the district...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hans Sebastián Perl Matanzo, on Jul 23, 2013 at 2:52 am | 10 comments | 4377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD may restore programs and positions

The Pleasanton school district is looking to undo some of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected budget...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by yet another resident, on Jun 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 35 comments | 4374 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 | 4374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Y honors 3 with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. award

More than 200 supporters of the Tri-Valley YMCA filled the ballroom at the DoubleTree Hotel in Pleasanton Monday to salute...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Great to see, on Jan 30, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 4373 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30 exec quits after being cleared on harassment charges

Glenn Davis, executive director of TV30 since July 2005, has resigned, leaving the station with a shrinking staff with only...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by CB, on Jun 17, 2008 at 9:39 pm | 8 comments | 4371 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police report: Foothill teacher was busted in drug sale stakeout

The Foothill High School teacher arrested on drug charges in October was caught smoking oxymorphone, a narcotic, in her car,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by 925, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:31 am | 25 comments | 4369 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High converts part of seniors' parking lot for carpool use only

Some of the most coveted parking spaces at Foothill High are now up for grabs to students who carpool after a ceremony Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 7, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 4369 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Republican Plan in Wisconsin Will Be A Disaster" turns out to be a GODSEND!

Wisconsin School District RESCUED by Republican policies, despite all the protests by democrats including union members and...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by RobinM, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:01 am | 15 comments | 4368 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

275 seniors enjoy turkey with all the trimmings at Rotarians' 30th annual Christmas dinner

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton served a complete turkey dinner with all the trimmings to 275 seniors Sunday at its 30th annual...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Erin, on Dec 12, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 3 comments | 4368 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: 21-year-old Brentwood man arrested for providing alcohol

A 21-year-old Brentwood man is facing charges of purchasing and knowingly supplying alcohol to Laurel Williams before she...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by aaronw, on Nov 21, 2007 at 3:38 pm | 12 comments | 4368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com (http://www.recalljenniferhosterman.com). I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 4365 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3 bond measures on Nov. 8 ballot will boost taxes paid by Pleasanton property owners

There are three bond measures on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot that will add to Pleasanton property taxes. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2016
Last comment by Pleasantonian1, on Sep 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 9 comments | 4365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Religous Disturbing gathering at Farmer's Market on Saturday

I was with my friend at the Farmer's Market on Saturday and there was a religous group there with large signs telling us...

Original post made by Chris on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by member, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:35 am | 68 comments | 4364 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Amador grad tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 4363 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Farmer Restaurant

Has anyone tried The Farmer Restaurant located in the Pleasanton Hotel yet? I've driven by on my way home from work and it...

Original post made by Brittany on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on Nov 6, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 19 comments | 4363 Views

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Sunol rancher is home on the range

Rancher Tim Koopmann, whose projects earned him the 2011 California Leopold Conservation Award, recently led a tour of his...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rick Pickering, on Jul 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 4362 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell asks Homeland Security to reverse policy allowing knives on airplanes

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has called on the Homeland Security agency to reverse its decision to allow passengers...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Vern, on Apr 21, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 4361 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How much does a City Council seat cost?

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and community activist John Carroll, both committed council watchers and frequent speakers,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Angry, on Oct 30, 2012 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 4361 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ayala seeks to block hillside developments

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala was back before the City Council last Tuesday, this time with another 5,000 signatures on a...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2008
Last comment by Don, on May 10, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 20 comments | 4360 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin: Sheriff's deputy dies from injuries after being struck by jail bus

Alameda County sheriff's deputy Michael Foley died Thursday from injuries sustained a day earlier when he was struck by an...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jeffery M. Mess, on Feb 27, 2017 at 6:58 am | 2 comments | 4360 Views
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