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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drama Camps

Got drama? New camps start every two weeks for both our performing arts and our Seussical musical academies. Actors ages...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by June, on Jun 24, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 3 comments | 1162 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Can You Keep a Secret? (The mainstream media has)...

The secret I'd like to tell you, if you promise not to spread this news, is that Bush's controversial "No Child Left Behind"...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by hmmmm, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 1167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Appeal on Oak Grove development OK goes to court today

Opponents of a developer's plan to build 51 multi-million-dollar estate homes in the city's southeast hills will have their...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by frank, on Jun 24, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 1224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online Auction to raise money for our schools

Hi Everybody, I'm holding an online auction to raise money for the P-Town schools. I would love some donated items -...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 7:23 pm | 13 comments | 1314 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Compelling Film Opening Fri., 6/26: "The Stoning of Soraya"

This Friday the film "The Stoning of Soraya" will open in selected cities around the country. Given the current events in...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's national healthcare makes no sense to me - FOR UNREGISTERED USERS

I don't know why Einstein restricted comments to registered users of this site. Even Einstein would know that the more information...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 24 comments | 1346 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Battered women's shelter needs funds before fiscal year ends

Shepherd's Gate, a Tri-Valley-based shelter for homeless and abused women and children, has announced it needs to raise $150,000...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD admins don't have jobs back yet

This is a follow-up to Peter's post: http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=2359 The board considered...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 24, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 15 comments | 1460 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10k, 5k winners announced in Sunday's Rotary Club's Spirit Run

Winners of the 10k and 5k competitions in Sunday's Spirit Run were announced yesterday by the Rotary Club of Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by withheld, on Jun 24, 2009 at 8:20 am | 4 comments | 989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sports Park Lights

What possible reason could there be for those very bright lights at the ball field being on at 2:30 AM??? They stay on most...

Original post made by Millie on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 15 comments | 1318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD District Administrators Get Jobs Back

Business as usually at PUSD: If you have not looked at the Board agenda for Monday night, take a look, yes Monday night...

Original post made by Peter on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Yo OMG, on Jun 23, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 29 comments | 1873 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

White Hose says "California will ahve to solve it's own problems"

Wow, the banks get bailed out, AIG gets bailed out, the auto industry gets bailed out, ALL with TAX dollars that Californian's...

Original post made by MadMaxx on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 23, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 1477 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: Music studios, private schools providing jobs

Your April 24 editorial regarding private schools and other cultural uses in business parks misses the mark on several counts...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 23, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising efforts taking off

While the Pleasanton Unified School District may be strapped for cash along with other school districts across the state,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 23, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 8 comments | 1170 Views

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Motorcyclist injured in crash on I-680

A motorcyclist suffered moderate injuries in a collision on northbound Interstate Highway 680 in Pleasanton Monday evening,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 11 comments | 1394 Views

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Obams's new Basket Ball Court South Lawn

Private time with the president is coveted, so brush up on your basketball! I think it's great that Obama is able to get...

Original post made by Dan on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:41 am | 5 comments | 1032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget crisis forces deep cuts at Calif. schools

A national AP article from today. Highlights include "California schools now rank at or near the bottom nationally in...

Original post made by Still waiting on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 3 comments | 1059 Views

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73 layoffs planned in Alameda County's Superior Court

Alameda County Superior Court officials said Monday that they will lay off 73 court employees as a result of the state's...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Bradford, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 1315 Views

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Incomplete background check foils bid to open new childcare facility in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council last night rejected for a second time a bid by a martial arts professional to operate a childcare...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by LeraJenkins, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 45 comments | 2075 Views
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