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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board signs contract for superintendent search firm

The Pleasanton school board has officially signed with the search firm Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates, Ltd. to help...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by fact checker, on Dec 31, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 11 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leadership posts filled at school board, City Council, but not without a few gripes

Leadership positions were filled last week by both the City Council and the Pleasanton school board, but not without a bit...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 30, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 10 comments | 1804 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sorry, We're Out

This refers to places like TOGO's and Noah's Bagels, etc. Noah's is often out of poppy seed bagels, TOGOs is often...

Original post made by Steve on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sandra, on Dec 30, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 11 comments | 2430 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressman McNerney in Afghanistan, meets with President Karzai

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is in Afghanistan meeting with President Karzai and military leaders. He sent the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Dec 30, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 1181 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare schedules H1N1 clinics, beginning Tuesday

ValleyCare Health System announced it will begin a series of H1N1 vaccination clinics, with its first one slated for this...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kay, on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 12 comments | 1844 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Failure of Airport Security - What Happened?

Will anyone know what happened to airport security or to our unprecedented government watch over us? If the parents of the...

Original post made by Political Moderate on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by Dee, on Dec 30, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 1155 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police detective, dispatcher receive top year-end recognitions

Detective Eric Fredgren's tireless work to clear criminal cases and dispatcher Betsy Jones' penchant for a strong work ethic...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 7871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jonathan Lowell takes oath of office as Pleasanton's new City Attorney

Former San Luis Obispo City Attorney Jonathan Lowell was sworn in Monday night as Pleasanton's new city attorney at a special...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 30, 2009 at 9:32 am | 11 comments | 1980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dons to host 'Kick for the Cure' honoring boy's soccer volunteer

Susan Dawson was always someone who put a lot of time and effort in the Amador Valley High School boy's soccer program. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Toni Hume, on Dec 30, 2009 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to tax your water meters?

Trustee Hintzkee is exploring taxing water meters to pay for schools. View the Dec 16 school board meeting (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/webcasts/bmDec162009.cfm) 2010...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 30, 2009 at 1:19 am | 6 comments | 1280 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big community turn-out for Army Capt. Jared Miller as he returns home from Afghanistan

Several hundred well-wishers from around Pleasanton joined in a rally to welcome home Army Capt. Jared Miller, 25, from a...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Janis Mulhall, on Dec 29, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 7 comments | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2 - Fact or Fiction?

Recent writers to the Town Square have repeatedly stated that there is no parcel tax. True. As long as the PUSD Board of...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by MK, on Dec 29, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 137 comments | 2682 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drinking water may be cloudy starting Monday for Castlewood, other customers of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Water customers in Pleasanton's unincorporated Castlewood community and other parts of the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Dec 29, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 1420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6496...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Alternative Expense Reductions?

The first of several "Special Board Meetings" is scheduled for January 5, 2010. Agenda and Board Packet is posted here (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgend...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2009 at 6:50 pm | 32 comments | 1509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quo Warranto, Mr. Kernan?

Here's an official California Attorney General opinion on another instance of a school district trustee who failed to retain...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 23 comments | 1631 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Power out for 930 homes in northwest Pleasanton after car hits pole

More than 900 homes were without power tonight in far northwest Pleasanton after a driver lost control of his car and it...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by judy, on Dec 28, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 9 comments | 1884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 1,200 drivers arrested in Bay Area for DUIs so far in holiday period

More than 1,200 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1800 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government-Run Health Care Plan Worse Than Anyone Imagined

(from http://www.cfif.org/htdocs/freedomline/current/in_our_opinion/Government-Run-Health-Care-Plan-Worse-Than-Anyone-Imagined.html...

Original post made by Jeff on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Haica, on Dec 28, 2009 at 6:54 am | 16 comments | 2081 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Kick for the Cure" soccer game Jan 2, 2010

Amador Valley High School Men's soccer will be playing the "Kick for the Cure" soccer game on January 2nd vs Richmond HS....

Original post made by Joe Carlucci on Dec. 27, 2009
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