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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board rescinds modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board unanimously voted Tuesday night to revert back to the traditional calendar starting the 2015-16...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:18 pm | 99 comments | 10966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Carlson sentenced to 26 years in prison for 1984 Foothill High student murder

Steven Carlson was sentenced at an intense and emotional hearing Friday to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Emanuel, on Jan 20, 2015 at 5:48 am | 9 comments | 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotary Pasta Feed on 25th to Offer Good Food & FunóJoin us!

Pleasanton North Rotary (PNR) will offer a full-filled afternoon and evening for parents and children at the third-annual...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary on Jan. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 132 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

O'Malley to be honored at TV30 gala Saturday

Tri-Valley Community Television, best known as TV30, is marking its 39th year as the broadcasting voice of the Valley with...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jan 19, 2015 at 4:46 am | 1 comment | 4502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bat attack + shooting in Plesanton

http://www.contracostatimes.com/crime-courts/ci_27320764/four-arrested-shooting-baseball-bat-attack-at-pleasanton Just...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jan 18, 2015 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 524 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf Customers Provide Meals for 9,850 Hungry People

Thanks to the generosity of Pleasanton New Leaf Community Market customers, 9,850 hungry people were provided meals by the...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jan. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 158 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nurses at San Ramon Regional, other Tenet-owned hospitals voting on new 4-year contract

Registered nurses at six Tenet Health hospitals from Northern to Southern California, including at San Ramon Regional Medical...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jan 18, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 4 comments | 1583 Views

SPORTS

Ballistic United U12 team wins State Cup

The Ballistic United U12 Premier boys soccer team has won the Blue Division State Cup, capping its run with a 4-1 victory...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Val Vista Homes : Water Treatment Plant

Hi Guys, We have bought a home in Pleasanton - Val Vista Community. Will be moving in 2 weeks. Wanted to know whether...

Original post made by spdspd on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jan 17, 2015 at 9:08 pm | 3 comments | 386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to continue modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Pleas Parent, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:53 am | 110 comments | 7836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commuter Alert: Protests underway in Oakland, BART's Montgomery Street station

Protests are underway this morning in Oakland and at BART's Montgomery Street station, affecting rapid transit service and...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 3126 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

She's all about opera

Sara Nealy arrived in the Bay Area in 2009 ready for new challenges, but not knowing she was entering into its world of opera. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by D V Giri, on Jan 16, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1041 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spare the Air' streak ends after 11 straight days

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to voluntarily forego burning wood or other solid fuels...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 16, 2015 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 848 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

With flu season here, Stanford doctor talks about new strain

It's that time again when many Americans are ringing in the new year with a fever, sniffles and extreme fatigue – otherwise...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 16, 2015 at 10:44 am | 5 comments | 6161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in Pleasanton shooting

Pleasanton police arrested four people this week on suspicion of attempted murder and criminal conspiracy related to a shooting...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Victor, on Jan 16, 2015 at 8:01 am | 15 comments | 4929 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

18th winter 'Spare the Air' day alert issued for today

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Thursday, banning wood burning for the 18th time this season. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Terrie, on Jan 15, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton artist hits the nail on the head

Artist Gary Winter credits the old Kolln Hardware building on Main Street and Division for the idea that brought him fame...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Linda Krafty, on Jan 15, 2015 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 4748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ptownlife.org Drawing Contest Underway: Deadline 1/30/15

PTOWNLIFE DRAWING CONTEST JANUARY 2015 THEME: THE FUTURE Official Rules: 1) You must be a member of Ptownlife to...

Original post made by Ptownlife.org Web Team on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ptown Mom, on Jan 15, 2015 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10 Livermore Lab researchers named 2014 APS Fellows

Ten Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have been selected as 2014 fellows of the American Physical...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jan 15, 2015 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 2067 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pension reform - in a perspective we can all understand

The CA pension system is underfunded by $198.2 billion dollars. This is from Sec. of State John Chiang, November 2014. ...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Unfunded Pension Liability, on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:31 am | 13 comments | 348 Views
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