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Important Program for Seniors Needs Help

Throughout America, vulnerable seniors in need are feeling the effects of Washington's cuts to social services funding. This...

Original post made by Becky Dennis on Apr. 1, 2017
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Humor helps

Annette Langer was only 18 and living in Chicago in 1962 when she was in a head-on auto collision on a snowy road in Virginia...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Annette Langer, on Mar 31, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves amended contract for interim superintendent Ochoa

The Pleasanton school board Tuesday unanimously approved an addendum to Micaela Ochoa's contract compensating her an extra...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Mar 31, 2017 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 2622 Views

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Pleasanton's priorities

Every other year the Pleasanton City Council creates a work plan of its top priorities for the city to accomplish over the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Flightops, on Mar 31, 2017 at 4:27 pm | 10 comments | 2430 Views

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Point/counterpoint: Studying El Charro Road

As part of its 2017-2018 work plan, the Pleasanton City Council prioritized initiating an El Charro Road feasibility study...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Rob, on Mar 31, 2017 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 493 Views

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Dykzeul named PUSD Classified Employee of the Year

The Pleasanton Unified School District has selected Maria Dykzeul as its 2016-17 Classified Employee of the Year. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Sandra Betts, on Mar 30, 2017 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 1501 Views

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Editorial: PUSD must shine a little light, start rebuilding trust

Ironically, Sunshine Week 2017 ended in Pleasanton last Friday with the school district seemingly doing its utmost to keep...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Marianne , on Mar 29, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 53 comments | 4745 Views

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Callippe finally gets its flagpole!

After a years long campaign to get the city to erect a flagpole at the city's golf course, work has started to get it done....

Original post made by Cosmic-Charlie on Mar. 29, 2017
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider amended contract for interim superintendent Ochoa

The Pleasanton school board is set Tuesday to consider an addendum to Micaela Ochoa's contract that would compensate her...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 29, 2017 at 9:40 am | 39 comments | 3320 Views

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Fired PUSD superintendent denies accusation of inappropriate conduct

Speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired as PUSD superintendent, Rick Rubino has denied an accusation of inappropriate...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 28, 2017 at 7:13 am | 6 comments | 6024 Views

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Goodguys car show taking over fairgrounds this weekend

The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association is set to kick off its 2017 show season with the 35th All American Get-Together this...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Henry, on Mar 24, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 19 comments | 2978 Views

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Signs of the times

When John Deus, 74, takes to the road, he doesn't just keep an eye on the traffic and other hazards. He's also alert for...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Khim Yang, on Mar 24, 2017 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 3209 Views

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El Charro Road Extension to Stanley Blvd.

The City Council approved (3 to 1) placing a feasibility study on the priority list to extend El Charro Road from Hwy. 580...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 24, 2017 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 907 Views

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School board approves superintendent search firm committee

The Pleasanton school board approved appointments for the district's superintendent search firm committee at its regular...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Community catastrophe, on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:49 am | 11 comments | 2909 Views

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Westbound Vallecitos Rd. closed at least 2 months for retaining wall, drainage project

Roadwork crews have closed westbound Vallecitos Road in Livermore to all vehicular traffic from Highway 84 while construction...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Frances White, on Mar 23, 2017 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 2206 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Friends of Pleasanton Library hosting spring book sale

The Friends of the Pleasanton Library is holding its spring book sale this weekend at the library on Old Bernal Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 23, 2017 at 5:46 am | 1 comment | 1205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transparency and the Pleasanton Unified School District

The continuing desire by many of us in Pleasanton for the Pleasanton Unified School District to be transparent continues...

Original post made by Pleasanton parent and taxpayer on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, on Mar 22, 2017 at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | 449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD launches online survey, sets forums for superintendent search

Community members interested in giving PUSD input for its superintendent search can do so online and in person this month. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 22, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 7 comments | 2301 Views

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City Council moves forward with Bernal community farm planning

The Pleasanton City Council gave the green light Tuesday to continue planning efforts toward bringing a community farm to...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by Jen, on Mar 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 1888 Views

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City Council opts not to prioritize east side planning

Planning for how to develop mostly vacant land on Pleasanton’s east side remains off the city’s priority list in the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 22 comments | 3473 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
By Tim Hunt | 10 comments | 1,114 views

The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
By Tom Cushing | 38 comments | 875 views

Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 669 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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