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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Kids Are Better Off Than Kids in Tonga: Cutting Through Liberal Mainstream Press Bias

Admittedly, the United States ranks 34 out of 35 on a UNICEF measure of relative child poverty in developed nations. And,...

Original post made by Arnold on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

AROUND TOWN

JC Penney store robbed and burglarized a day apart

Two women were arrested for robbery, and police are still seeking a burglar in separate incidents just over a day apart at...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 19, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 1543 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gun Ownership Freedom Vs. Darwin-Citing Democrats: Who Next Will Democrats Invoke, Calvin and Hobbes?

When dealing with the Democrat Party in this country, we just have to accept that we're not dealing with the brightest bulbs...

Original post made by Charles the Free on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Charles the Free, on Apr 19, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE hosting half-marathon, 5K event today to benefit Pleasanton schools

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation will sponsor a half-marathon and 5K event today starting at the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Just another voice, on Apr 19, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 11 comments | 1834 Views

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Business, labor leaders team up in support of Golden State Warriors move to San Francisco

Business, labor and community leaders and former Golden State Warriors players Tuesday announced the launch of a new group...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by D W, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police make arrest for prostitution at First Street massage parlor

An undercover investigation led to a prostitution arrest at a local massage parlor, according to police reports. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:25 am | 18 comments | 4947 Views

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Parents again push for smaller class sizes in Pleasanton schools

Parents were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting last week to plead their case for class size reductions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Frank Lyn, on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 3517 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton runner safe after yesterday's Boston Marathon blasts

A Pleasanton runner is safe, but narrowly missed being a victim of the deadly explosions that took place Monday along the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 11 comments | 1781 Views

SPORTS

Pleasantonians Past & Present Remember Summerall

This ex-Vintage Hills citizen wants to know from all Pleasantonians past, present, & future: What is your favorite memory...

Original post made by D W on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Stella, on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:22 pm | 4 comments | 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district to consider layoffs of classified union members

Even as it's hiring counselors, custodians and assistant principals, the Pleasanton School Board will consider laying off...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Unions, not, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:58 am | 20 comments | 3835 Views

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Pleasanton City Manager & Employees Moonlighting with Different Jobs

https://continuingstudies.stanford.edu/coursework/document.php?id=355&f=20121_POL04_Syllabus.pdf shows that our local...

Original post made by Seriously dysfunctional on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by J. Hosterman, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1061 Views

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John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton after his announcement yesterday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Craig Watkins, on Apr 17, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 19 comments | 4107 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scuffle over liquor stolen from Pleasanton Safeway store leads to arrest

A battle over a bottle has led to the arrest of a 19-year-old transient in the Safeway parking lot at Santa Rita Road and...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Ted Sorenson, on Apr 17, 2013 at 11:10 am | 10 comments | 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students witness mock tragedy caused by drunken driving

The aftermath of a horrific car crash, a dead principal, a badly injured student helicoptered away for treatment, and another...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Rachel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:20 am | 35 comments | 1974 Views

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Miller posting signs on private property without permission

David Miller is disrespecting private property owner rights and continuing to do what he wants not what he says. He has...

Original post made by Miller continues cheating on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Lou Skunt, on Apr 16, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 31 comments | 1393 Views

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Narum Continues To Post Signs Without Permission

Here we go again with signs. I have noticed, those who point fingers at others; do the exact same thing, they have accused...

Original post made by Pat on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 16, 2013 at 10:09 am | 30 comments | 4025 Views

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Peters Avenue Police Action

Does anyone know what's going on this morning (4/16) on Peters Avenue between Rose and Angela? The Pleasanton Police have...

Original post made by Vinelander on Apr. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 752 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dublin mayor enters race for State Assembly

The race for 16th Assembly District in 2014 looks to be a heated race among local mayors, as Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti officially...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Ratbert, on Apr 16, 2013 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 1548 Views

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It's fireworks time: Dublin taking applications from vendors wanting to sell 'safe, sane' Independence Day products

Applications are now available in Dublin for local non-profit organizations to sell "safe and sane" Fireworks in the week...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by dublinresident, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 9 comments | 1499 Views

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The Right choice for city council

Ballots are starting to arrive for Pleasantonís special City Council election. Iíve read each candidateís statements in the...

Original post made by Kevin on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 36 comments | 1550 Views
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