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AROUND TOWN

Treasures of Main Street

It's easy to excite a kid. That's probably because they notice little things in life that mostly go unnoticed by adults....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by grumpy old man, on Feb 10, 2009 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We the People - State Finals

Sacramento 1st Place - Amador Valley High School 2nd place - Foothill High School followed by the rest of the state. ...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Liz, on Feb 9, 2009 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 1437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Use Cell Phones In Class

Few could argue with the ban on student cell phone use in the class. However, the use of cell phones by teachers is quite...

Original post made by Crumudgeon on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 8, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 1487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shrinking Enrollment at Amador?

Checking my child's "Zangle" GPA, I noticed in the last column that the class of 2011 started with 711 kids, dropped to 609,...

Original post made by John Adams on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Clued In, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 1780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators' group calls state funding reductions too deep

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) said yesterday that funding cuts to California schools that are...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Teacher & Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 39 comments | 1784 Views

AROUND TOWN

February Home Sales 2009

Interested in seeing what homes sold in Pleasanton last month? Follow this link. http://moxleyteam.com/2009/02/tri-valley-home-sales-february-2009/ ...

Original post made by Moxley on Feb. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1183 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mortgage applications, refinances decrease

The Mortgage Bankers Association reported in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jan. 2 that mortgage...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Dan Nelson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 15 comments | 1884 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

What is it that county officials don't understand about the word Recession? Despite layoffs, corporate downsizing and looming...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Scott Haggerty, on Feb 6, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 5 comments | 1097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concert pianist opens Inspire Academy

Pleasanton is now the home of Inspire Academy of Music and Arts. Founded by award-winning concert pianist and Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 6, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Sheraton owners default on loan

According to Alameda County property records, the financiers of the Sheraton Pleasanton Hotel filed a notice of default Jan....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 6, 2009 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1193 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Obama lovefest will come to an end

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5156 posted Friday, January 30,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Not an Obama Bobblehead, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:54 am | 5 comments | 1285 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Lady Falcons tally another win, remain undefeated

The Lady Falcons varsity soccer team has added another notch in their belts in the win category after shutting out Granada...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ghetto Resident, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 1843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Henry Germain

Does anyone know what happened today in court? I thought his next court date was today but haven't read anything about it.......... ...

Original post made by Wondering on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Feb 6, 2009 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 1615 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART station moves to completion, apartments put on hold

Next month, work will begin on constructing pedestrian walkways on the Pleasanton and Dublin sides of the new BART station...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Realist, on Feb 6, 2009 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 1147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley and Foothill High School - We the People

The California state semi-finals for the We the People constitutional debate was held Thursday in Sacramento. Only four...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Feb 6, 2009 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stock Market Swoon Hammers Cal PERS.

If the stock market does not recover, the California Pension Retirement System will demand more money from cities and counties. Please...

Original post made by Citizen Kane on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on Feb 5, 2009 at 11:44 pm | 5 comments | 1249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Underage Drinking Halloween Parties this weekend

Halloween Parties by teens this weekend in Pleasanton is a hot topic on the MySpace pages and FaceBook pages today. Chatter...

Original post made by raven on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 5, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 32 comments | 2518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Drivers-The Anti-Heroes

This morning I was waiting on Main St. to make a right turn onto Del Valle Parkway. I had a green light but I had to wait...

Original post made by Rhonda on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 5, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 9 comments | 1406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Truffles, Tidbits and Wine Tasting

Pleasanton Downtown Association presents "Tidbits, Truffles and Wine Tasting" from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5 in downtown...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Feb 5, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1179 Views
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