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School board receives update on Common Core

The Pleasanton school board heard an update from district staff about the Common Core mathematics pathways and instructional...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Administrator exodus, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 2425 Views

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Pleasanton snags top recognition on Money Magazine survey

Just a week after Pleasanton was ranked No. 4 in a recent survey of America's 50 Best Cities to Live, two other national...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Henry, on Sep 25, 2014 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 3406 Views

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FIRST RAIN *** FIRST FIRE *** LOVE THIS TIME OF YEAR

Cleaned out my fireplace, stocked my wood pile, swept the mantle, filled and set the logs, all ready to come home tonight...

Original post made by ******* FIRST FIRE OF THE YEAR ** CAN\\\\\\\'T WAIT TO USE MY FIREPLACE ************** on Sep. 25, 2014
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Street Sweeper at 3:30 in the morning

Does anyone else in the downtown residential area (W. Angela, Harrison etc) think it's out of hand that the contracted street...

Original post made by Stella on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Sep 24, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 4 comments | 275 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's 9th annual 'Drug Take Back' program set for Saturday

The Pleasanton Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will hold the ninth annual Drug Take Back Program...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Judi, on Sep 24, 2014 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 1951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core - How Gov't Took Control Over Our Schools

Do you see the similarities with our existing public schools...especially Common Core that nationalizes schooling. This...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Godwin's Law, on Sep 24, 2014 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Miller and Henry?????

I totally agree that Miller and Henry should have spoke before our CURENT board when commenting about Common Core. Another...

Original post made by Really? on Sep. 23, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SO Agree with Teacher who spoke at School Board tonight

Thank you to the teacher who spoke up at the Board Meeting tonight about one of the new candidates running (either Paige...

Original post made by VeryConcerned Parent on Sep. 23, 2014
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Fundraiser Sunday to benefit young burn victims

Supporters of the Coaniquem Center for Burned Children in South and Central America will hold a fundraising event Sunday...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Is this the same Julia, on Sep 23, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 1202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Library park & pickup

Can someone please tell me why parents are allowed to fill parking spots and clog the public library's driveway to pick up...

Original post made by Chris on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mindy, on Sep 23, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 259 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paseo Santa Cruz

Walking across Valley this morning, my dog and I were force to run for the traffic island as a car accelerated toward us...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by DUMB BICYCLIST, on Sep 23, 2014 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 254 Views

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The road to cleaner air

Amid the statewide drought, there has been plenty of talk about water conservation. But the drought is not only creating...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 23, 2014 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 1946 Views

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Tri-Valley water users outside Pleasanton cut usage by 30%

Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) customers have used 30% less potable water than in the same period last year since...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 461 Views

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Mayor's Award goes to Scout leader, Special Olympics chairman Ken Mano

Ken Mano, a trail-blazer with Special Olympics, the Boy Scouts, and a host of Tri-Valley activities ranging from blood drives...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sue Gillispie, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 6 comments | 2360 Views

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T. J. Maxx parent hit with $2.7-million fine for dumping hazardous wastes

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley, along with 34 other California District Attorneys and two City Attorneys,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
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Governor signs "Pink Ribbon Plate" bill

Governor Jerry Brown has signed assembly Bill 49 that authorizes the creation of a Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness specialty...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Sep 22, 2014 at 6:01 am | 14 comments | 1825 Views

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Recycled water is coming to ease the pain

For those of us in Pleasanton exasperated by the current mandatory cutbacks in water use, there was a bit of good news at...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by PAS, on Sep 21, 2014 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 451 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I-580 crash at Foothill Road causes 2 deaths late Tuesday

A fatal crash off eastbound I-580 in Pleasanton Tuesday night claimed two lives and started a small brush fire. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by Barbara, on Sep 21, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to take second look at calendar tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board could possibly take action tomorrow evening to rescind June's adoption of the new 2015-16 school...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Be Positive, on Sep 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 2860 Views

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BROWN OUT NEXT THURSDAY 09/25/2014

PG&E has sent out letters to approximately 2,000 residents in the South Muirwood Drive (Foothill High School Area) that the...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 20, 2014
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