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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:26 am | 164 comments | 3765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Admissions 101

Learn how colleges evaluate applicants, discover how to find "best fit" colleges and find out how to prepare a strong application...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel restaurant relics for sale Wednesday

On Wednesday, Pleasanton residents will be able to purchase a piece of local history as auctioneers will be selling off antique...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Second Street chimney fire extinguished quickly Sunday

Quick action by firefighters extinguished a potentially dangerous chimney fire in a large two-story home at 4397 Second St....

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 12, 2009 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel restaurant relics for sale Wednesday

On Wednesday, Pleasanton residents will be able to purchase a piece of local history as auctioneers will be selling off antique...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 12, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 3 comments | 1589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators head to Sacramento today as deep budget cuts loom

With the Pleasanton school district facing a possible $8.7 million shortfall, administrators and staff finance managers will...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 22 comments | 2153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Pleasanton Hotel closure a product of greed

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5071 posted Friday, January 9,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Your joking?, on Jan 15, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 1565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget tonight

School districts across the state are looking to cut millions of dollars from their budgets in face of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 17, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 11 comments | 1920 Views

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Bay Area representatives prepare for new president

Emboldened by an increased Democratic majority in both houses of Congress, the California legislature and the upcoming swearing-in...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 13, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1428 Views

AROUND TOWN

CNN features letters by Carden West 3rd graders to Obama

Third graders at Carden West School in Pleasanton have been receiving national attention recently for their interest in national...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 13, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

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Tickets go on sale for downtown wine tasting event

Tickets are now on sale for the Pleasanton Downtown Association's annual Truffles, Tidbits and Wine Tasting event. Held from...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Great idea Soccermom, on Jan 15, 2009 at 8:42 am | 9 comments | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly named sponsor for major 2009 downtown events

The Pleasanton Weekly will be this year's sponsor of major downtown events, including First Wednesday street parties and...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Serenity Stoneworks Fountains & Decor, on Jan 14, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1469 Views

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Hayashi legislation prompts court ruling for prenatal care

The San Francisco Superior Court has struck down a state law requiring that low-income working women must have resided in...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ed Dantzig, on Jan 14, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

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Budget crisis threatens class-size reduction, staff

In the last week, Superintendent John Casey warned that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident again, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 90 comments | 2472 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail officials to hold local scoping meetings

Plans for California's 800-mile high-speed rail system are about to get specific, according to an announcement made Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Hi Speed rail won't help Tri valley, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 1696 Views

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Low mortgage rates boost refinance activity

The Mortgage Bankers Association, in its Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending last Friday, announced today that...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Neil Clifton, on Feb 12, 2009 at 10:20 am | 6 comments | 1626 Views

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Danville pilot hailed as hero in NY plane crash

A Danville pilot is being hailed as a national hero after he made an emergency water landing in the Hudson River in New York...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 22, 2009 at 6:37 am | 15 comments | 1623 Views

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Danville pilot hailed as hero after landing US Airways jet in the Hudson

Quick thinking by Danville resident pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was credited with saving the lives of the passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 16, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1607 Views

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Feds may buy state bonds to relieve cash-flow shortfall, jump-start local projects

The leaders of the five Tri-Valley cities are in Washington, D.C., today meeting with members of the California congressional...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by abdulla, on Mar 17, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 6 comments | 21928 Views

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Brain Matters

Our brains are vital organs that deserve the same attention to care and maintenance as our hearts. Engaging in active learning...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 1586 Views
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