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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting Down to Facts

This is one of the sites I looked at when the education topic first came up at the beginning of this year. ""Getting Down...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Dana, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 5 comments | 1119 Views

SPORTS

Foothill beats Amador in Varsity footbal season closer

Amador came out and scored 14 quick. Then Foothill put up 31 unanswered points until a Amador TD with a minute left in the...

Original post made by T.H. on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by AV supporter, on Nov 25, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 9 comments | 2097 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Future school funding looks bleak

While awaiting a report for the Legislative Analysts Office, the state budget update at Tuesday night's school board meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Steve N, on Nov 25, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 261 comments | 4489 Views

AROUND TOWN

So, when the new BART Station opens, how will it affect our city?

I've been hanging out at Stoneridge forever with my friends, but now I keep hearing people say the mall will fall because...

Original post made by Anna on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by der, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:46 am | 10 comments | 1521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decorated Niles Canyon 'Train of Lights' a special treat for everyone this holiday season

The holiday Train of Lights got under way with a preview for a few hundred lucky riders last night as the 12-car train chugged...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by der, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday ice rink opens Thursday downtown

Pleasanton residents can skate a figure eight beginning this Thursday when the city's first holiday ice rink comes to town...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by HHR, on Nov 25, 2009 at 9:09 am | 12 comments | 1527 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PW is the worst kind of PC - Censorship is alive and well at PW

To stop the commentary on a very real and current issue, namely, how to interpret potentially very serious warning signs...

Original post made by Dan Doerr on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by 40 year resident, on Nov 25, 2009 at 12:47 am | 11 comments | 1529 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Scientists emails exposing global warming conspiracy hacked

OK, what you have to understand about this story, despite the general lack of coverage and the media spin --> http://is.gd/51ZHL...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 24, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 6 comments | 1110 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Wow. NEA's top lawyer admits in this revealing video "Kids' education is not NEA's highest priority."

During his retirement speech, NEA's top attorney Chanin closed his nearly 25-minute speech by explaining the influence of...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 10 comments | 1618 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

About the Senate Health Care bill

You can read about the senate health care bill here (cnn article): http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/11/21/senate.health.bill.expect/index.html The...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 1131 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Skaters, shoppers keep downtown busy over sunny weekend downtown

Hundreds of skaters kept Pleasanton's new outdoor skating rink busy over the weekend as many families took advantage of free...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by FedUp, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 1447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Irony

From http://www.ocregister.com/news/district-220623-teachers-capistrano.html "We want the school board to do all it can...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Susan Anthony, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday Fund 2009

The 7th annual Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign kicks off this week, with the aim of raising several hundred thousand...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by cholo, on Nov 24, 2009 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 1383 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Round Table Pizza closes its Main Street parking lot to downtown shoppers

Bah! Humbug! Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2989 posted Sunday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by shame on PW, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 1667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 police cars this morning...

Kind of surprising to see 5 police cars, with their lights on all lined up behind a WHEELS bus this morning, pulled over...

Original post made by Earlybird on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patsy, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2415 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State's school funding process is failing

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik19-2009nov19,0,5135920.column " Some mandates have broad support from districts,...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 23, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 48 comments | 1520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Todays Obama hit piece is from the New York Times

Yes, the Gray Lady, "All the News That's Fit to Print" has a not-so-favorable take on President Obama's Asia trip -->...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by judy, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 12 comments | 1145 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP officer injured in Hwy. 84 accident when motorcycle malfunctions

A California Highway Patrol officer suffered minor injuries when he crashed his motorcycle on state Highway 84, just east...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dan Doerr, on Nov 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 1593 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: McNerney, colleagues stood up for the people

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6366 posted Friday, November 13,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by JP, on Nov 23, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1117 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dirt biker rescued after falling down steep hill southeast of Livermore

A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew assisted yesterday in the rescue of a dirt biker who fell off his vehicle on...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Virginia, on Nov 23, 2009 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1388 Views
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Bread and Circuses
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Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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