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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, BART holding critical meetings in Pleasanton with millions of taxpayer dollars at stake

Millions in taxpayer dollars are in play at public meetings tonight and tomorrow night in Pleasanton that will address budget...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Grandma, on Jan 6, 2010 at 8:54 am | 9 comments | 1566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Jan 5 Town Hall - Televised or not?

In the agenda for the special PUSD Board meeting on Tue Jan 5 titled Budget and Alternative Funding Source Community Forum,...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jan 6, 2010 at 7:02 am | 4 comments | 1292 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART to Livermore?

BART representatives will hold a public meeting in the City Council Chamber Wednesday to discuss long-range plans to extend...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jan 5, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

E-Waste recycle event this weekend

Did you get new electronics this Christmas? Looking for something to do with the old ones? Foothill High School is holding...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 5, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's LARPD Special Tax?

Does anyone knows what's LARPD Special Tax shown in your property tax bill, as Special Charges? It's amounted to about $29/...

Original post made by Matt on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1197 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feinstein's committee to hold hearings on Christmas Day terrorist attack

Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Kit Bond (R-Mo.), chair and vice chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Jan 5, 2010 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 1152 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money for nothing - PUSD getting theirs?

I saw a tv spot on this company and how they are saving or recycling millions of taxpayer dollars for San Jose schools. ...

Original post made by John Adams on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2010 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 1161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Inequities on the School Board

If the PUSD School Board chooses to put a parcel tax measure on a future ballot, can that decision be valid considering that...

Original post made by Taxation without representation? on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 67 comments | 2071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent search firm schedules community workshops

On Wednesday, January 6, at 7 p.m., the consulting firm of Hazard, Young, and Attea & Associates, LTD (HYA) will hold a...

Original post made by Mom on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 1,900 arrested in Bay Area DUI holiday period crackdown that ended last night

More than 1,900 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a regional...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 4, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Falling tax revenue concerns Pleasanton officials

Pleasanton's Finance Director Dave Culver warned the City Council Tuesday that lower tax revenues could hamper the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 72 comments | 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raley's--Service & Merchandise Going Down Real Fast

Has any one else noticed the general level of customer service at Raley's has seriously deteriorated in the last several...

Original post made by David Smith on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by russ, on Jan 4, 2010 at 10:18 am | 13 comments | 1371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops plan DUI checks for drivers leaving Raiders game tomorrow

Avoid the 21, Alameda County's law enforcement crackdown, has two words of advice for Oakland Raiders fans hoping to see...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Timmy, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 1136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mahalo Grille Closed

According to the information on Yelp, supposedly validated as provided by the owner of Mahalo, they are permanently closed....

Original post made by downtown diner on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by JVD, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 22 comments | 3071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Celebration/Mexican Posada

Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Associations hosts a free family holiday event from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Veterans...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:30 pm | 4 comments | 1101 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Engagement

Katharine Stober & Robert Tuck Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6512 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Victoria Emmons, on Jan 3, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1228 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did You Be's Pizza close?

Ok, we haven't been picking up pizza lately, but I was sad tonight to learn that You Be's Pizza is not opened any more. Does...

Original post made by Sad on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Jan 3, 2010 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2257 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

My Christmas Present to Democrats...

The following is what you Democrats are destroying in America. (PS...Janna, please take notes) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ERbC7JyCfU ...

Original post made by Beth on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 2, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 6 comments | 1017 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Passengers praise heightened airport security despite longer waits

Passengers arriving on international flights at San Francisco International Airport Monday said they were glad for increased...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 2, 2010 at 11:40 pm | 19 comments | 1379 Views
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