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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time to Get Real On Israel and Mideast

From Forbes Magazine, August 18 TIME TO GET REAL ON ISRAEL AND MIDEAST BY STEVE FORBES, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF THERE...

Original post made by By STEVE FORBES, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:01 pm | 26 comments | 338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS STARTING THE SCHOOL YEAR IS MISMANAGEMENT

Inserting substitute teachers to start the school year at Walnut Grove is mismanagement. I subscribe to PUSD email for...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Troubled schools

The turnover of principals in the past few years and a series of nasty allegations by and against teachers and administrators...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 52 comments | 9443 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services planned for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first City Councilwoman

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first elected councilwoman,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Paul LeClaire, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2732 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Shop for a Cause' to offer discounts at Macy's, funds for ValleyCare

Macy's and ValleyCare Health System's charitable foundation are sponsoring their 9th annual national "Shop For A Cause" charity...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 4856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State Assembly bill woulld make kindergarten mandatory

The California State Assembly has passed a bill that would make kindergarten attendance mandatory before first grade. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Aug 21, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 3 comments | 792 Views

AROUND TOWN

CITY OF PLEASANTON BALANCE SHEET

The City's Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (CAFR) that is prepared annually as of June 30TH. every year is posted to...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 21, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police seize 32-year-old after attack on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested a 32-year-old transient who was allegedly armed with a knife and threatened to stab two teens...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 17 comments | 3584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton, Concord trail extension finished

The East Bay Regional Park District held a dedication ceremony at Creekside Park Tuesday for the completion of the Iron Horse...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by FnSuite, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 5 comments | 3886 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bankruptcy court seeks jury trial for Community Foundation leaders

An Alameda County bankruptcy court trustee is seeking a jury trial for the leaders of the now defunct Tri-Valley Community...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 4069 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys' 28th annual Nationals open Friday at Fairgrounds

The Goodguys 28th West Coast Nationals, a three-day celebration of vintage American iron, opens at 8 a.m. Friday at the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Aug 20, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 2759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know the disposition of the charges against Cody Hall's dad?

I drive by the accident site almost every day and hope that this father isn't getting away with anything as I blame the parents...

Original post made by lorraine on Aug. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police department asks for community feedback

The Pleasanton Police Department is asking community members to participate in a survey that will help the agency learn how...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jan, on Aug 20, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 1680 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in the classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by helenayers, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:55 am | 7 comments | 1427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to approve consultant, realtor for possible elementary school sites

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for tomorrow night's meeting, which includes the approval of using Public...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:52 am | 20 comments | 2473 Views

AROUND TOWN

How was your water bill?

Was everyone able to meet your 25%, or did any of you get an unpleasant surprise in your water bill? Are fines on Pleasanton...

Original post made by Diana on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by AL P, on Aug 20, 2014 at 9:07 am | 31 comments | 1025 Views

AROUND TOWN

The 'Good Guys' of Pleasanton

As tens of thousands of classic car enthusiasts head to Pleasanton for next weekend's 28th annual West Coast Nationals, Goodguys...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Arroyo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 9:06 am | 18 comments | 2720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Organize a peaceful protest?

Okay, we are all very fed up with the school board/union and the ridiculousness happening with our schools.... How about...

Original post made by Fed up.... on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2014 at 9:07 pm | 8 comments | 298 Views

AROUND TOWN

What a mess on Monaco Court

Homeowners on Monaco Court and neighboring streets were awakened Friday by crews with large machines adding pavement slurry...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Another Windmill Lane Homeowner, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 16 comments | 5306 Views

AROUND TOWN

avalanche of traffic tickets

i would like to preface my comment by expressing my respect for the pleasanton police dept, however the number of traffic...

Original post made by daniel ormonde on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 15 comments | 578 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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