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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Liberal Academia And Pleasanton

Our Schools Are GREAT, partly because of: Academics, intellectuals and the highly educated overall constitute an important...

Original post made by Professor on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:48 am | 30 comments | 1538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Building a vibrant downtown

Despite a recession and growing competition, downtown Pleasanton appears to be weathering the economic storm and, in fact,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by lifelong buddies, on Jun 8, 2009 at 8:43 am | 9 comments | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board finds funds to save some positions, increase class sizes to 25

Despite the defeat of a parcel tax, the Pleasanton Unified School District is finding a way to keep reading specialists,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:17 am | 120 comments | 3584 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Wine Country Festival expects 120,000 downtown this weekend

A total of 120,000 people are expected to descend upon downtown Livermore this weekend for the 18th annual Livermore Wine...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by JakeHilfter, on Jun 8, 2009 at 4:08 am | 12 comments | 1363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Republicans DIVIDE the Community!

Yes, I hear the Right Wing Radicals crying about "more taxes" and bashing the teachers, for being compensated justly! The...

Original post made by PEACE on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 7, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 41 comments | 1643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE ELECTION IS OVER!

Can everyone please stop discussing the election itself? Posts about ways to support the teachers and schools, ideas about...

Original post made by Moving past the election on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 7, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 11 comments | 1067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police arrest teens on burglary charges

Three teenagers were arrested Tuesday after they allegedly committed a burglary at an apartment complex near City Hall. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Not surprised, on Jun 7, 2009 at 11:50 am | 11 comments | 1134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Home Sales May 2009

It is great to see Pleasanton home sales are still holding strong in numbers. Here is a link to home sales in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Moxley on Jun. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

When reporters asked Senator Dianne Feinstein to comment on complaints about major cuts to state services and education following...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 23 comments | 1368 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area mounts campaign for federal stimulus funds

Bay Area government and business leaders hope a prepared, unified approach to economic recovery planning can help secure...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1204 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

9-year-old Concord girl is Bay Area's first swine flu death

A 9-year-old Concord girl who had been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus died Friday, marking the Bay Area's first swine flu-related...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 1919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Official Layoff Numbers:

From PUSD E-Mail Connection-OFFICIAL LAYOFF NUMBERS: At the June 3 meeting of the Pleasanton Unified Board of Trustees,...

Original post made by Staff on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jun 6, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 1516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton student wins $175,000 for science experiment

For some reason this hasn't hit the PW yet. http://www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12512749 Note that this student's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Jun 6, 2009 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax fails

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:30 am | 16 comments | 1231 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Restaurant will be open late on Grad Night

Blue Agave on Main Street has graciously agreed to take reservations until 10pm on Graduation night, June 12th. In return,...

Original post made by Brenda Abramovich on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 1796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton, The ADULT Community

Charming, historic downtown Pleasanton, California is an enjoyable place to shop, dine and meet friends in the heart of the...

Original post made by Future on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerts in the Park series start tonight with The Cooltones

For some, summer begins when the weather gets warmer or the moment the bell rings on the last day of school. For hundreds...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steve Rosefield, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1160 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer's public defender indicates he'll plead not guilty

A public defender for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III indicated to an Alameda County Superior Court judge yesterday that...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by maniac, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 1364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heartfelt Thank You to Teachers and Staff

Yesterday was a sad day as Teachers received their final layoff notices. It affected a local school near me - and 8...

Original post made by A Fan of Educators on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by teacher, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 4 comments | 1459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board trustees, backers of pro and con sides sound off on Measure G defeat

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Wadsworth, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 172 comments | 2543 Views
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