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Common Core on Pleasanton school board's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton school board will consider a report on the 2014-15 Common Core State Standards in mathematics at its meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by cosmic-charlie, 1 minutes ago | 9 comments | 422 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
There are no comments yet. 11 Views

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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 Julia, 25 minutes ago | 1 comment | 20 Views

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Feed up with bike and running events shutting down our streets.

I left my house Sunday morning to drive to Sacramento to visit my son and grandchild. I've been doing this a lot lately so...

Original post made by Pepper on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Eric, 30 minutes ago | 14 comments | 599 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 Citizen Cane, 32 minutes ago | 1 comment | 12 Views

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Albertsons, Safeway name leadership team for newly-merged company

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. announced Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Joe Klein , 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 1088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 491 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
Last comment by Tom F, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 28 Views

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More handicap parking on/around Main Street

There are no handicap parking spaces on Main Street. Yes, there are a few scattered around in parking lots, but that is...

Original post made by Maggie on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Designer, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 43 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber PAC endorses Thorne for Mayor, Narum, Olson for City Council

The Pleasanton Chamber's Political Action Committee Friday endorsed Mayor Jerry Thorne for re-election and Councilwoman Kathy...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by BobB, 2 hours ago | 23 comments | 1766 Views

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'The sky is falling'

Henny Penny, with her hysterical phrase that "the sky is falling," should have been at Tuesday night's City Council meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by huh?, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 177 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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, 15 hours ago | 6 comments | 960 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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
There are no comments yet. 81 Views

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Testa's well written Letter to Editor - raises valid concerns

I agree 100% with Julie Testa's letter in today's newspaper. What on earth have developer impact fees been spent on - certainly...

Original post made by Agree on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Bill, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 278 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1572 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 | 141 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 | 222 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 | 2518 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
There are no comments yet. 100 Views

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Power outage; car hit power pole?

So, most of the west side of Pleasanton had the power out from about 9:35 last evening to almost 11pm, and some perhaps longer....

Original post made by Grace on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 359 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
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Me, Mother & Eleanor Roosevelt
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“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
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