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Community Foundation honors Pleasanton Weekly

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation presented the Pleasanton Weekly with its "Community Champion" award Wednesday night at...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget challenges set for PUSD public hearing tonight

The Pleasanton school board will discuss budget challenges and hear public comment on possible solutions and alternatives....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sandy, on Feb 15, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Tenure repeal - Marshal Tuck Supports, Tom Torlakson does not

Marshall Tuck, who is challenging the incumbent schools chief, agrees with the decision in the Vergara vs. California lawsuit...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 2 comments | 1328 Views

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We'll see if this development has "legs" ...

I won't hold my breath regarding the Obama "birth certificate" issue, however this is an interesting development, if true,...

Original post made by Amy on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 1328 Views

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BREAKING!!! HCR passes, Stock Market Crashes, Millions Die!!!

At least, that's the impression I got from watching faux news today. Then I went and checked and it turns out that despite...

Original post made by can\'t stand the stupid on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 12 comments | 1328 Views

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Day 12...No Word From McNerney on His Position on Ground Zero Mosque

Since PW has restricted the other discussion thread on same topic (to reduce political damage against their favored politician...

Original post made by SpeakUpJerry! on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by ain't no backward folks here, on Aug 27, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 13 comments | 1328 Views

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Rush Limbaugh and those who invoking the Nazi analogy to attack President Barack Obama’s effort to reform health care

Health care debate turns vile with Nazi analogy Right-wing loudmouths distort history, diminish true evil of the Holocaust COMMENTARY...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 17 comments | 1328 Views

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Women share stories to help others

Eve Ensler's popular production, "The Vagina Monologues" is back at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore to help bolster the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by karen Hogan, on Apr 10, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 29 comments | 1328 Views

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Park district to hold Ridge meeting Monday

After a widely-attended public scoping meeting on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge where cyclists expressed their frustrations,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jun 29, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views

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Friends set up 'thank you' fund for Danville Councilman Shimansky

Danville Councilman Mike Shimansky's condition is stable, say friends, but the bills are inevitably mounting. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1328 Views

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Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sept. cut off date

I think incoming kindergarteners need to be 5 years old BEFORE they start school. That would help alot in all subjects taught....

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science fair sees 'explosive growth' at county fairgrounds

Congratulations to the four winners and 646 other student participants at the recent Science and Engineering Fair at the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Winnie, on Jun 12, 2014 at 2:08 am | 1 comment | 1327 Views

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Obama wants longer days and longer school years!

This should be interesting and thought provoking to say the least longer school days and longer school years. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090927/ap_on_re_us/us_more_school...

Original post made by The Farmer on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 18 comments | 1327 Views

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Obama's Katrina

For months we've heard about swine flu. In recent days several several in Obama administration have used "pandemic" which...

Original post made by Sue on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1327 Views

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More of a our tax dollars at work

We need to get smarter people and vote for individuals capable of making good decisions. 3000 inmates and 1700 employees...

Original post made by Rita on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on May 20, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 10 comments | 1327 Views

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The New Berry Patch Store

shopped and purchased an item for a bridal shower today The store was nice but kinda sparse as far as merchandise goes....

Original post made by longtime resident on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Liz at the berry patch, on Jun 16, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1327 Views

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COMMENTARY: An early look at health care legislation

While the country continues to sort out the details of the Health Care Reform bill that was passed by Congress last Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Educated, on Mar 29, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 9 comments | 1327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board accepts teachers union contract

While the school board approved a contract with the teachers' union Tuesday night, one that would save the district nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Get smart, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 1326 Views

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Vote on what?

The Governor wants the voters to decide on tax extensions/increases. What a lame choice. He won't tell the voters what an...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1326 Views
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