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SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Teacher Tenure Lawsuit

Day 13 of the trial ended today. Seven more days of testimony is expected, and it will be some weeks or months before the...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Feb 17, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 25 comments | 775 Views

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Ousted principal likely on school board agenda tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will likely be discussing the fate of former Walnut Grove Elementary School Principal Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by WG meeting, on Feb 17, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 25 comments | 3486 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART riders potentially exposed to measles

BART riders may have been exposed to measles by a UC Berkeley student who traveled on trains in Contra Costa and Alameda...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 17, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 16 comments | 1628 Views

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INSTANT AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP WITH SOCIAL SECURITY CARD

How does that happen? Easy, just be born in America or Saipan, a United States territory. A recent news event on ABC NEWS,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 151 Views

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FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUMS (FEMA)

For fourteen years I have purchased flood insurance for my property and home. I purchase the flood insurance for three reasons. 1....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 16, 2014 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Valentine's Day gifts for patients from Donlon students

A group of young patients at Children's Hospital in Oakland will celebrate Valentine's Day with warm, festive, decorated...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2014 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 2110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes job restorations, smaller classes

After years of paring down its budget, the Pleasanton School Board is considering bringing back some jobs permanently and...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bravo Chimest, on Feb 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 1926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We the People - Civics Competition

Congrats to the Amador Valley and Foothill students and coaches on their performance at the state level in Comp Civics! ...

Original post made by Citizen on Feb. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 319 Views

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Court extends deadline for California prison reduction

A federal three-judge panel Monday gave Gov. Jerry Brown's administration a two-year extension of a deadline for reducing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lock 'em Up, on Feb 13, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 7 comments | 1290 Views

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Malatesta new president of Pleasanton Downtown Association

Vic Malatesta, owner of Vic's All Star Kitchen on Main Street, was installed Tuesday as the new president of the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by mg, on Feb 13, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 1630 Views

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Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 11 comments | 1703 Views

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Ceremony today to name Bay Bridge after Willie Brown

The Bay Bridge's western span is being officially renamed today after former San Francisco Mayor and state Assembly Speaker...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by nancy s., on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 2384 Views

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Metering Light is Causing Gridlock

Why is Caltrans allowed to turn on freeway metering lights when doing so causes gridlock on city streets? Today was the worst...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Feb 12, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 43 comments | 2195 Views

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Pleasanton schools closed today

Pleasanton schools are closed today in honor of Lincoln's birthday and then again next Monday, Feb. 17, for Presidents' Day. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 12, 2014 at 10:33 am | 11 comments | 1624 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened to the story about PPD dispatcher bust!

There was a story about PPD dispatcher getting busted with meth! It was here this morning.......

Original post made by republicrat on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by republicrat, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 570 Views

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Feit out as CEO at ValleyCare Health System

Marcy Feit, ValleyCare Health System's president and chief executive officer since 1997, quit her post suddenly Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by furbur, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:37 am | 29 comments | 8389 Views

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School board to ponder restoring jobs, smaller classes

The Pleasanton school board will be looking at whether to permanently bring back some of the jobs it restored on a one-time...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by local, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 1056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AAUW Offers Scholarship to Local Women

The Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin branch of AAUW is now accepting applications from college women who will be of junior standing...

Original post made by Joan Leighty on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 11, 2014 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 366 Views

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Not a single story about the healthcare disaster?

The silence is deafening....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:52 am | 101 comments | 2593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 1792 Views
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