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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats' Continuing to Destroy Jobs - Now Pushing $15/hr. Minimum Wage

This move toward passing a $15/hour minimum wage will be devastating to local businesses and those seeking entry-level jobs,...

Original post made by Ordinary Joe on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 5, 2016 at 8:13 am | 16 comments | 569 Views

SPORTS

Foothill wins three cheer national titles

Foothill cheerleaders completed a clean sweep at the United Spirit Association (USA) Spirit Nationals in Anaheim two weekends...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 4, 2016 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To head off more dry years, water agencies explore toilet-to-tap

The cities of the Tri-Valley and their water agencies are searching for a way to avoid more punishing drought years. But...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Why Not Catch Run Off, on Apr 4, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 10 comments | 1989 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton changing speed limits on Laurel Creek Way, portion of Bernal Avenue

Speed limits are being changed on Laurel Creek Way and a section of Bernal Avenue in Pleasanton at the recommendation of...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Deborah , on Apr 2, 2016 at 3:28 pm | 7 comments | 2578 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 new traffic lights OK'd for Amador Valley High's parking lot on Santa Rita

Two new traffic lights will be installed this summer on Santa Rita Road in front of Amador Valley High School's main student...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 2, 2016 at 2:41 pm | 9 comments | 2898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Miley at Farmer's Market

Stop by and say hi to Supervisor Nate Miley, who represents Pleasanton at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors....

Original post made by Rachel on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 2, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 145 Views

AROUND TOWN

New interim vice principal named at Amador Valley

Retired Pleasanton Middle School principal John Whitney joined Amador Valley High's leadership team as an interim vice principal...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 1, 2016 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 1897 Views

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Pleasanton teen earns second place at regional Scripps spelling bee

A Hart Middle School student came in second place in the regional round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and now he...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Olfthful, on Mar 31, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 5 comments | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

All the helicopters?

Its close to 3:00 p.m. and helicopters are all over my area and downtown. Anyone know what is up?...

Original post made by Chris on Mar. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Civic leader Dave Walden dies at age 69

Dave Walden, a well-known Pleasanton civic leader and real estate mortgage and sales training professional, died last Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Pentin, on Mar 31, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 18 comments | 3203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polling firm: School district could aim for bond vote during November election

Pleasanton's school district will start identifying what construction and renovation projects it most needs after a recent...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:24 pm | 23 comments | 1641 Views

SPORTS

Much in common for new football coaches at Amador Valley, Livermore high schools

It's not often everything feels right in the world and with the uncertainty of the world in general, finding escapes, even...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Teri Bush, on Mar 30, 2016 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 3741 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART WiFi provider sues agency for breach of contract

A company contracted to provide BART passengers with wireless Internet is suing the transit agency for breach of contract,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jason, on Mar 30, 2016 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 734 Views

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Fitting wheelchairs for those in need inspires Pleasanton therapist

The emotional work never let up in northern Thailand -- and neither did the heat and humidity -- as the volunteers fitted...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jackob, on Mar 30, 2016 at 4:26 am | 1 comment | 2690 Views

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Spring Street complex gets council's OK

Despite opposition from the Pleasanton Downtown Association, developer James Knuppe gained approval from the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by No Change without Leadership Change, on Mar 29, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 12 comments | 2279 Views

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Sira stepping away from 30 years of coaching at Amador Valley High

To be a coach in this era at the high school level is nothing short of a can't win situation. No matter how your season turns...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by accountability, on Mar 29, 2016 at 6:31 pm | 12 comments | 6151 Views

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Protests increasing against local government decisions

Just as anti-Washington protests are increasing in this national political season, we're seeing some of the agitation locally....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by I'm awake, on Mar 29, 2016 at 10:06 am | 15 comments | 1156 Views

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Opinion: Protests increasing against local government decisions

Just as anti-Washington protests are increasing in this national political season, we're seeing some of the agitation locally....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 29, 2016 at 7:52 am | 5 comments | 1563 Views

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Amador Valley High parents share views on school's next principal

Six parents attended a school district-sponsored forum last night to share their thoughts on the key attributes they'd like...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by KiranKrishnan, on Mar 29, 2016 at 4:09 am | 3 comments | 2123 Views

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BART facing criticism for paying bonuses to employees

BART is facing criticism for providing contractually required bonuses to employees, but the transit agency is arguing the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Anti-public union, on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:44 pm | 4 comments | 1530 Views
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