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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators head to Sacramento today as deep budget cuts loom

With the Pleasanton school district facing a possible $8.7 million shortfall, administrators and staff finance managers will...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 22 comments | 1853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget tonight

School districts across the state are looking to cut millions of dollars from their budgets in face of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 17, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 11 comments | 1778 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville pilot hailed as hero after landing US Airways jet in the Hudson

Quick thinking by Danville resident pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was credited with saving the lives of the passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 16, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where there's a need, there's a Y

The goal of the YMCA since beginning in 1844 is to meet the needs of the community. Despite its affluence, many people of...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jerry Metzker, on Jan 16, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brain Matters

Our brains are vital organs that deserve the same attention to care and maintenance as our hearts. Engaging in active learning...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 1482 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton horse trainers want golf balls off the racing track

In today's Tri-Valley Herald: http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/ci_11455032...

Original post made by PJ on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Pleasanton Hotel closure a product of greed

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5071 posted Friday, January 9,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Your joking?, on Jan 15, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 1479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Use of Empty StoreFronts

Instead of letting the Downtown look so pathetic with the empty storefront Windows adding up, I think the city should make...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Kris, on Jan 15, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 13 comments | 1860 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tickets go on sale for downtown wine tasting event

Tickets are now on sale for the Pleasanton Downtown Association's annual Truffles, Tidbits and Wine Tasting event. Held from...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Great idea Soccermom, on Jan 15, 2009 at 8:42 am | 9 comments | 1504 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayashi legislation prompts court ruling for prenatal care

The San Francisco Superior Court has struck down a state law requiring that low-income working women must have resided in...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ed Dantzig, on Jan 14, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly named sponsor for major 2009 downtown events

The Pleasanton Weekly will be this year's sponsor of major downtown events, including First Wednesday street parties and...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Serenity Stoneworks Fountains & Decor, on Jan 14, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Don't die yet!

If you want to be buried in Pleasanton, don't die yet. The City Council voted last night to allow sales of burial plots once...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Ellen, on Jan 13, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 11 comments | 1651 Views

SPORTS

SPORTSTRONG YOUTH BASKETBALL

SPORTSTRONG Youth Basketball Foundation is kicking off our Spring and Spring/ Summer season with evaluations starting January...

Original post made by Coach on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

CNN features letters by Carden West 3rd graders to Obama

Third graders at Carden West School in Pleasanton have been receiving national attention recently for their interest in national...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 13, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1571 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area representatives prepare for new president

Emboldened by an increased Democratic majority in both houses of Congress, the California legislature and the upcoming swearing-in...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 13, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bay Area DUI arrests, fatalities up over same period year ago

California Highway Patrol officers have arrested 116 drunken drivers in the Bay Area so far during their maximum enforcement...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 13, 2009 at 6:51 am | 3 comments | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Community Bank gets Federal bailout?

See: http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/stories/2009/01/05/daily79.html?surround=lfn Why are no local news media...

Original post made by Tax Revolt on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel restaurant relics for sale Wednesday

On Wednesday, Pleasanton residents will be able to purchase a piece of local history as auctioneers will be selling off antique...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 12, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 3 comments | 1514 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Paid advertisement by Robert Byrd?

I just read the paid advertisement, "Downtown, Pleasanton Part II" by Robert Byrd. Is he seriously comparing a coffee shop...

Original post made by I don\'t understand on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel restaurant relics for sale Wednesday

On Wednesday, Pleasanton residents will be able to purchase a piece of local history as auctioneers will be selling off antique...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1302 Views
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