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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board adopts budget without final state projection

Without a final budget adopted by the state and a July 1 deadline to outline the district's finances, the school board passed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 1251 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Call Jerry McNerney's DC office at (202) 225-1947 to VOTE NO on JOBS KILLING CAP & TRADE BILL! He's voting today...and will likely vote YES!

Congress will vote on cap and tax today- call Jerry McNerney’s DC office at (202) 225-1947 and tell him to vote against this...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 28, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 15 comments | 1311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver re-arrested for Oct. 20 rear-end crash on Owens Drive

Pleasanton police have arrested a 53-year-old man on a felony drunk driving charge following an October crash that seriously...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by NO WAY, on Jun 28, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 5439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ban on NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton!

The new California ballot initiative banning NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton! Engorged with triumph over their...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising rally slated for Thursday night at Amador

A rally for the school fundraising campaign I Love Pleasanton Schools is taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Get Educated, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 45 comments | 2066 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Just In Michael Jackson has died ...

Update: Michael Jackson officially dead!! Michael Jackson Rushed to Los Angeles Hospital for Possible ... FOXNews - ý19...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:35 pm | 26 comments | 2291 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Words to live by

Responsiblity, self-discipline, compassion, honesty, respect and integrity are what many would agree are traits to live by....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Jun 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton teen earns Congressional Gold Award

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) welcomed students from the 11th Congressional District to Washington, D.C. Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 1206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Superintendent's Evaluation

...Or the lack of one? Originally scheduled for June 2, the PUSD Board (see May 29 mtg minutes) moved it to June 22. Expected...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by My review, on Jun 26, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 8 comments | 1269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deborah Grossman named city's 6th poet laureate

Deborah Grossman, a published author, feature writer and long-time Tri-Valley poet, was appointed last night as Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by RILKA, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 18 comments | 1458 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Annoyed with Father's Day and Mother's Day

I don't like having the government making these holidays. I am a mother and I don't like Mother's Day. I don't want some...

Original post made by Mom on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by IMHO, on Jun 26, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 37 comments | 1842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 25 comments | 1778 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City to turn on lights to 2 new traffic signals today

Two new traffic signals--one on the east side of town and another where Bernal Avenue meets Interstate 680--will be activated...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Here since 1978, on Jun 26, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 18 comments | 1172 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

OBAMA TRANSPARENCY? TOTAL ECONOMIC DESTRUCTION from Cap & Trade! They're Voting TODAY! Please Read & Call!

Dems filed 309 pg. AMENDMENT to "Cap & Trade" Bill AT 3am THIS MORNING!! NO DEBATE ALLOWED! Call this # and whoever answers...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by My 2/100, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1209 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County supervisors approve $2.4 billion budget, up 1.45%

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously yesterday to approve a $2.4 billion budget for fiscal 2010 that...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1072 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A place to turn to

It's not easy to leave an abusive relationship--especially if it involves children. But the women who have found the courage...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:59 am | 3 comments | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Pleasanton has

What I don't like about P Town(and PW Forum) Obama Bashing, Cholo, uncle hommerr, anger at public education and educators, Pleasnton...

Original post made by Tumble Weed on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:51 am | 31 comments | 1749 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART strike could come as early as Wednesday

BART management and union leaders sent out competing press releases Wednesday, indicating that tensions are high with only...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 1099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kay Huff's ladies' day gains in popularity

It's Fair time starting next Wednesday and once again hundreds are signing up for Kay's Ladies' Day at the Races, scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pat Mosca, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

AROUND TOWN

The results are in on Posts by comment number...

As an informal poll I checked the number of comments by category for the five most recent posts on the PW Town Square Forum....

Original post made by TumbleWeed on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:10 am | 8 comments | 1326 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,975 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 619 views