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Hearst principal named assessment coordinator in Pleasanton school district

Mike Kufal, the longtime principal at Hearst Elementary School, has been appointed as the new coordinator of assessment in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Cathie, 4 minutes ago | 1 comment | 15 Views

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Aren't city streets public?

Since when are city street private property? I am a ACE train user both doing the week and even today for the 49e game....

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, 23 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1113 Views

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Lecture: Eating for Breast Health

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Nutrition Educator and Holistic Chef Suzanne Aziz will give a talk...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by A Neighbor, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 37 Views

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Mmm Mmm...GOOD! My delicious crumb cake!

Since the PW wants more civil discussion, especially censoring the criticism of "big government" and socialism that is taking...

Original post made by Tasty on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Damon, 17 hours ago | 6 comments | 229 Views

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Pleasanton eases penalties for water overuse as conservation increases

http://www.mercurynews.com/News/ci_26606692/Pleasanton-eases-penalties-for-water-overuse-as-conservation-increases PLEASANTON...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Sep. 29, 2014
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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 Michael Austin, on Sep 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 30 comments | 2713 Views

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Red Coats is problem - Stop deleting my thread

This thread was deleted because it was based on unverified information and rumor. Because the author is anonymous, it is...

Original post made by M. on Sep. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 278 Views

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San Ramon rejoins Tri-Valley federal lobbying effort

San Ramon will join the four Tri-Valley communities in utilizing a Virginia-based lobbying firm to help advocate for federal...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 26, 2014 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 1098 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 Save our City, on Sep 25, 2014 at 7:28 pm | 36 comments | 2533 Views

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County Fire Department conducting 'controlled training' burn at Camp Parks

The Alameda County Fire Department will be conducting controlled training burns at Camp Parks in Dublin from 8 a.m. to 3...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 25, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 636 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 Steven, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 18 comments | 1565 Views

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School board receives update on Common Core

The Pleasanton school board heard an update from district staff about the Common Core mathematics pathways and instructional...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Administrator exodus, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 2195 Views

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FIRST RAIN *** FIRST FIRE *** LOVE THIS TIME OF YEAR

Cleaned out my fireplace, stocked my wood pile, swept the mantle, filled and set the logs, all ready to come home tonight...

Original post made by ******* FIRST FIRE OF THE YEAR ** CAN\\\'T WAIT TO USE MY FIREPLACE ************** on Sep. 25, 2014
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Street Sweeper at 3:30 in the morning

Does anyone else in the downtown residential area (W. Angela, Harrison etc) think it's out of hand that the contracted street...

Original post made by Stella on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Sep 24, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 4 comments | 247 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 Is this the same Julia, on Sep 23, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 1078 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 lll, on Sep 23, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 139 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 Chris W, on Sep 23, 2014 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 2192 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
There are no comments yet. 304 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?, on Sep 23, 2014 at 6:01 am | 4 comments | 250 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, on Sep 22, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 311 Views
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