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AROUND TOWN

Former Centerpointe teacher declared 'threat' by state Department of Social Services

The preschool teacher whose photos showed a two-year-old in her care bound with masking tape has been declared a threat by...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 940 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Centerpointe Presbyterian leaders meet with preschool parents over child abuse charges

Representatives of Pleasanton's Centerpointe Presbyterian Church met behind closed doors with parents of children enrolled...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 37 comments | 2897 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mississippi Fights the Nanny State

Mayor Mike Bloomberg and his public health edicts are having a rough ride. On Monday, a state judge in Manhattan struck...

Original post made by Bill Shephard on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Centerpoint Child Care cited for State for tying up 2 year old, police are investigating

The State's Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing Division has cited Centerpoint Child Care on Valley/Busch...

Original post made by Shocked on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Mar 12, 2013 at 9:28 am | 7 comments | 1371 Views

SPORTS

Play Ball! Pleasanton Little Leagues open 2013 season

Several thousand players, coaches and parents turned out Saturday for the opening day of the Pleasanton Little League's 2013...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by PNLL parent, on Mar 11, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 3295 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin police drop charges against rapper MC Hammer

Dublin police have dropped charges against rapper MC Hammer in connection with an incident at Hacienda Crossings Shopping...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael L. , on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 8 comments | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new look at justice

Youth justice is taking on a new face in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10278...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:46 am | 28 comments | 2207 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Berkeley man arrested for burglary near Amador Valley High

A 35-year-old Berkeley resident was arrested Feb. 26 on two counts of felony burglary after a report of a suspicious man...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Pete (retired), on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 4352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Mob scene

Did anyone else notice the "mob scene" of about 100 or more kids leaving AVHS after school today? Both sides of Santa Rita...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by iwasthere, on Mar 10, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 62 comments | 6065 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 women arrested at JC Penney after shoplifting spree, fight with store security officers

Two Alameda County women were arrested Feb. 25 for multiple felonies after a fracas at Stoneridge Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:38 am | 21 comments | 5630 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail hits speedbump in its Caltrain partnership

What was billed as a historic occasion for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its Bay Area partners ended on an...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 9, 2013 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 1263 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Aides' Earnings Through the Ceiling: Do They Even Care about Average Amercans?

President Obama’s top political appointees average $142,691 annually, more than three times the average American wage of...

Original post made by The Answer is TEA on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Answer Is TEA Z., on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 30 comments | 1018 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge glistens as 25,000 LED lights turned on for 2-year-long show

About 25,000 LED lights were turned on last week as part of an impressive light sculpture on the western span of the Bay...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by vincent, on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 14 comments | 8839 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

MC Hammer arrested at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center earlier this week for allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 40 comments | 6306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews steps being taken to boost grades

The Pleasanton School board received an update on the district's plan Tuesday night that addresses its federally imposed...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by AnnaS, on Mar 8, 2013 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 2923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school Head Lice Policy

Does anyone remember hearing about this new "head lice policy" change implemented by the PUSD? As a parent to have twice...

Original post made by Christine on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Swartzendruber, on Mar 7, 2013 at 9:22 pm | 43 comments | 2762 Views

SPORTS

Springtime now means lacrosse

It was only a matter of time once lacrosse took hold in the Western United States at the youth levels before California became...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Norcal Lax, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 3173 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell introducing first bill today that could help depressed downtown areas

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will hold an outdoor news conference in downtown Hayward today to announce that he is...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ben Johansen, on Mar 7, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 997 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

All lanes open at I-580/I-680 interchange following big-rig collision, fuel spill overnight

All lanes are open following a big rig collision and fuel spill on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton early this morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 3545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne says Pleasanton in good shape, getting better

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne, in his first "State of the City" address since his election last November, told a sell-out...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by fact checker, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 26 comments | 1835 Views
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