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Day of service

Linda Lamson's home abuts the Centennial Trail that runs along Arroyo Creek. The trail is not only frequented by her family...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anni, on Jan 21, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 6 comments | 1688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Allen, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1253 Views

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Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1098 Views

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Museum On Main feels pinch of economy, but remains optimistic

The Museum On Main, the keeper of a number of treasured Pleasanton relics, recently fired its executive director in a move...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by Past Member, on Jan 21, 2009 at 1:18 am | 13 comments | 1720 Views

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BART looks at raising fares, cutting service

Faced with a projected budget shortfall of up to $90 million over the next 18 months, Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jan 20, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 5 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district agrees to pay Signature, Standard Pacific $2.6 million to settle suit

The Pleasanton school district announced Tuesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 million to local developers Signature Properties...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 20, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 58 comments | 4048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

For schools in Pleasanton, along with those in the rest of California, 2009 bodes to be a year of great challenge. Given...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 16 comments | 1689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Superintendent Contract

Awhile back someone posted a link here to John Casey's contract on the PUSD website. Does anyone recall this and can someone...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 20, 2009 at 5:48 am | 17 comments | 1966 Views

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Rude Realtor

There is a realtor who regularly makes the rounds in my neighborhood, leaving her business papers on front doorknobs. ...

Original post made by Brad on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 20, 2009 at 12:49 am | 75 comments | 3356 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Daunting numbers for job losses

It was not like we were not warned. They were expected. Yet, the reality of the numbers was quite sobering. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

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County fair adding four more days of horse racing this year

In just six short months, the Alameda County Fair will draw hundreds of thousands of people for ferris wheel rides, concerts,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 19, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 4 comments | 1411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail officials to hold local scoping meetings

Plans for California's 800-mile high-speed rail system are about to get specific, according to an announcement made Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Hi Speed rail won't help Tri valley, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 1474 Views

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Day of Service events in Pleasanton, Livermore

This coming Monday, MLK Jr. day, has been called a national Day of Service for interested citizens to volunteer and helping...

Original post made by Grace on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Jan 19, 2009 at 9:24 am | 4 comments | 1501 Views

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Oak Grove developers seek court OK to proceed

Developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic have asked the state Court of Appeal to deny a bid by a citizens' coalition...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Natural, on Jan 19, 2009 at 7:26 am | 8 comments | 1511 Views

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Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:55 am | 5 comments | 1230 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mark Curtis Blog: California Tuskegee Airmen Head to Inauguration

California Tuskegee Airmen Head to Inauguration By Mark Curtis “Welcome to the Obama Express!” said the flight attendant,...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 8995 Views

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Mark Curtis Blog: America Has a New Hero from Danville

By Mark Curtis - Posted on January 17th, 2009 (Danville, California) With all the excitement and fanfare surrounding...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1835 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mark Curtis blogging from the Inauguration

Hi everyone! It's Mark Curtis...from www.MarkCurtisMedia.com. I will be reporting and blogging from Washington, DC for the...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators head to Sacramento today as deep budget cuts loom

With the Pleasanton school district facing a possible $8.7 million shortfall, administrators and staff finance managers will...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 22 comments | 1724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget tonight

School districts across the state are looking to cut millions of dollars from their budgets in face of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 17, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 11 comments | 1668 Views
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