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SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Save Pleasanton Schools

The newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools citizens' coalition kicked off its campaign last Sunday to gain voter support for...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by TonyWhitworth, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 143 comments | 5502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Budget

http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/Downloads/GenFundBudget0708.pdf http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/BudgetFAQ090130.cfm Above...

Original post made by TMI on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congresswoman Tauscher accepts state department post

Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, D-Alamo, today accepted an offer from the Obama administration to serve in a key post at the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Dominic Di Blasio, on Mar 23, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 1412 Views

SPORTS

PASS Adult Soccer League Registration

Registration for the Pleasanton Adult Sunday Soccer League has begun for the spring season. Teams must submit their registration...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2004 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

U.S. Attorney's Office arrests Vassallo in Ponzi scheme

In a late afternoon news conference in Sacramento, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced it has charged Anthony Vassallo for...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 23, 2009 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1574 Views

RESTAURANTS

Eddie Papa's is not to be missed

Eddie Papa's is on Hopyard, near Stoneridge. This place is wonderful! Regional American cuisine presented with style and...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 31 comments | 3584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairness of Proposed Parcel Tax to Renters

If the proposed parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools passes, it will be fairly simple for homeowners to pay the tax and...

Original post made by Beth Turner on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | 26 comments | 2470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School supporters wear red today to show teacher appreciation

Last week teachers, students and parents donned pink to in a statewide showing of support for schools. Today, Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by DJohns, on Mar 22, 2009 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 1545 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 1435 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV crashes into light pole, tree on Sunol Boulevard

A woman on her way to take her daughter to swim practice lost control of her SUV just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, jumped a curb...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:29 am | 36 comments | 1677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speeding driver killed on I-680 Saturday is identified

A man who died in a crash early Saturday morning on Interstate Highway 680 in Danville has been identified as 30-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 1679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Layoffs at my company, would like parcel tax solution

My company recently went through a merger. It was announced today that there will be up to 450 layoffs, some of these from...

Original post made by Steph on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by T, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:11 pm | 37 comments | 1743 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Registering to Comment

Postings on the parcel tax have been opened by citizens and by this paper's staff. But as soon as a posting disagrees with...

Original post made by Disagree w/B on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 6 comments | 1478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facing layoffs

School photos are usually memorable snapshots of the good times on campus. They are not like these shown on this issue's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 10 comments | 1946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Makes Renters Winners and Condo Owners Losers

Approximately one in seven students in the Pleasanton school district live in modest to high amenity attached housing units...

Original post made by frank on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 3 comments | 1509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

C-SPAN surprises PMS students with award for StudentCam video entry

Pleasanton Middle School eighth graders Matt Hardwick and Taylor denBroeder were surprised Friday with an honorable mention...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 21, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 2167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to request public information

Those of us taxpayers, need to fully investigate the school district activities for the spending of taxpayers dollars. You...

Original post made by Sara on Mar. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1345 Views

AROUND TOWN

ATTN: ALL DOG WALKERS AND DRIVERS ON WESTBRIDGE LANE

Dog walkers, please clean up after your pet. Drivers, whether you are a resident, construction worker, golfer, visitor,...

Original post made by Dog Walker on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by 8holland@comcast.net, on Mar 20, 2009 at 8:31 am | 6 comments | 1723 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free Speech

Pleasanton Weekly limits free speech? It is OK to edit offenisve language or other rude comments, but shutting down the...

Original post made by George Martin on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 45 comments | 3605 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Taylor Family Foundation postpones big fundraiser

The largest fundraiser for the Taylor Family Foundation, Day in the Park, which was scheduled for August, has been postponed....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 1562 Views
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