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SCHOOLS & KIDS

webcast available from Feb. 24 school board meeting

For all those who were unable to attend... the video recording of last Tuesday's board meeting is now available online at...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Terrence, on Mar 1, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 1 comment | 1233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board - are they representing views of Pleasanton residents

A number of posts have noted concerns about the School Board - past and present. My question is, do you feel the current...

Original post made by Jennifer on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by LIZ, on Mar 1, 2009 at 7:53 am | 46 comments | 2174 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer asks for public defender at arraignment

Ernest Francis Scherer III asked for a public defender this afternoon at his arraignment for charges of double homicide with...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Gal, on Feb 28, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 10 comments | 1597 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission reviewing plan to convert mobile home park into condos

The owner of a local mobile home park is presenting plans to the Planning Commission for a condo conversion, but a change...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Feb 28, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 1324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board delays cuts, for now

While no reductions were made at Tuesday night's school board meeting, the deadline to make cuts and put a parcel tax on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 188 comments | 8992 Views

SPORTS

Kevin Laue, former AVHS basketball star

There is a link on the very front page of Yahoo.com to an article about Kevin Laue and his current basketball season. Congratulations...

Original post made by PleasantonSportsFan on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 28, 2009 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crosswalks

I drive kids to Foothill HS and Hart MS each morning. Every single day I see a child crossing a street at any given crosswalk...

Original post made by Cautious on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by See it, on Feb 28, 2009 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1231 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

The Pleasanton City Council, to its credit, voted Tuesday to extend Stoneridge Drive from its current barrier at Trevor Parkway...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by Amused, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Julie Testa

annoying?...

Original post made by Kid on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Anonynous, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 42 comments | 2343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Just one of the kids

When Michael and Pam Wallace were pregnant with their fourth child, everything appeared to be typical. The standard triple...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by glorialinda, on Feb 27, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 1566 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Pleasanton's housing cap: Do we need it?

Pleasanton's 29,000-unit housing cap, approved by voters in 1996, is under attack, both in the courts by an affordable housing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Feb 27, 2009 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Negativity towards Town Square

Around town, whenever the Pleasanton Weekly blogs are mentioned, the response isn't so positive. Of course, it is just a...

Original post made by Emily West on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Feb 26, 2009 at 9:56 am | 37 comments | 2074 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Andal rules out 2010 congressional run against McNerney

Dean Andal, the former state Assemblyman from Stockton who challenged Congressman Jerry McNerney (d-Pleasanton) in last November's...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 25, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 1244 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown

I read the article a couple of weeks back discussing the state of OUR downtown. I agree that something has to be done immediately....

Original post made by Matt Skinner on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Feb 25, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 45 comments | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

Elmo Turner Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5197 posted Friday, February 6,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bud Barlow, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buchanan talks about state budget OK'd early Thursday

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-15th), whose district includes Pleasanton, weary from the long and arduous state budget process,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by agreed, on Feb 24, 2009 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Vagina Monologues' hits stage Friday

The popular Eve Ensler production, "The Vagina Monologues," will open at Livermore's Bankhead Theater this Friday, Feb. 27,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by lynn, on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 1348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves Tuesday's parcel tax debate to Amador Valley High

The Pleasanton school district announced late today that the school board's meeting next Tuesday on deciding if it will ask...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:59 am | 60 comments | 1856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. On Tuesday night, the board will identify reductions...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mom also, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:47 am | 6 comments | 1340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Too Old' for Hip Surgery

To all those who voted for OBAMA, what is your reaction to the following article? Are you surprised? You shouldn't be....

Original post made by kt on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 24 comments | 1718 Views
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