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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare tactic to get a “YES” vote on Measure G?

A question we've frequently heard talking to people is: "Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Facts Please, on Apr 29, 2009 at 9:01 am | 8 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh & Easy

It was over a year ago that the Weekly ran a story about 99 Ranch Market and a Fresh & Easy grocery store opening up in the...

Original post made by Gina on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by jay, on May 27, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anti-drug group honored by district attorney

The members of the Mothers with a Purpose have been honored by Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley for their...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 5 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big rig crash on I-580 yesterday sends vehicle onto BART tracks

BART trains were delayed Thursday afternoon because of a crash involving a big-rig and another vehicle on eastbound I-580...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shannon, on Sep 16, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Electronic expressions

We've all been there. We press the number sequence for the department or person we need, and we hear, "Please hold." Read...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Debby Andrews, on Apr 12, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1532 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 | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond discussion shows district security issues, technology aspirations

Pleasanton school district staff presented a surprising picture Saturday of isolated decay and troublesome security holes...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 25, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 11 comments | 1531 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Birther Fail

The Birthers are crapping their cages over what they consider to be an authentic birth certificate from Kenya. Too bad it's...

Original post made by Orland on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by JK, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1531 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times,...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds turn out for wine stroll in Pleasanton's downtown

Hundreds turned out last night for the annual wine stroll in downtown Pleasanton, enjoying treats and/or hors d'oeuvres to...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Feb 5, 2011 at 3:01 am | 6 comments | 1531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Garbage service was better before

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5514 posted Friday, April 24, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Rob Rubin, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 1531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2nd BART union rejects management's contract offer

Members of BART's largest union yesterday voted overwhelmingly against management's contract offer, which the transit agency's...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Jul 24, 2009 at 9:12 am | 13 comments | 1531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's with the alphabet scramble?

Now when you want to make a comment , you have to type a coded alphabet. What's with that? Somewhere along the way I mist...

Original post made by tango on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school 'JamFest' kicks off concerts in the park at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Young musicians will show off their talents starting at 6:30 p.m. this evening at JamFest, a special youth concert that will...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Patricia, on May 29, 2009 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1530 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama might release terrorists into US

In spite of significant resistance Obama said today that he will not rule out the release of Gitmo terrorists into the United...

Original post made by Richie Pierce on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jun 12, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 1530 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed work rule changes snag BART management, unions settlement

BART and its five unions have spent nearly one-third of the year wrangling about contracts, and with just a day left until...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 30, 2009 at 7:07 am | 5 comments | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair seeking applications for its Youth Advisory Committee

Alameda County Fair enthusiasts between ages 14 and 19 are being invited to apply for volunteer positions on the fair's Youth...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Fair is no friend of youth, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1530 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schwarzenegger calls for release of journalists imprisoned by North Korea

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday afternoon called for the release of two local journalists who were sentenced in North Korea...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 1530 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama' s Socialist Agenda Explained

This is a great rational article: http://rossputin.com/blog/index.php/barack-obama-s-strategy-straight-out-of...

Original post made by RightGuy on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Jun 18, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 11 comments | 1529 Views

AROUND TOWN

990 motorists arrested statewide so far this weekend in DUI crackdown

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by x-ray technician, on Sep 16, 2010 at 2:50 am | 5 comments | 1529 Views
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