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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emotions run high with school cuts on the line

With the elimination of class-size reductions on their worry lists, parents, educators and others packed a school district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Need Credibility, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 99 comments | 3134 Views

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Livermore Lab unit gives $5,000 awards to local schools

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has given $5,000 to the Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and San Ramon Valley school...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Guest, on Jan 28, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

16 texting-while-driving citations issued by CHP

The California Highway Patrol as of Wednesday has issued 16 citations in the Bay Area for text messaging while driving since...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 1606 Views

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Letter: Obama lovefest will come to an end

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5156 posted Friday, January 30,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Not an Obama Bobblehead, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:54 am | 5 comments | 1502 Views

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Letter: Hope? How ironic

"We all awoke with hope"--a highly ironic Weekly headline for last Jan. 24 (Cover, pages 16-17). Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Christ-follower, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:51 pm | 8 comments | 1343 Views

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Editorial

What is it that county officials don't understand about the word Recession? Despite layoffs, corporate downsizing and looming...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Scott Haggerty, on Feb 6, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 5 comments | 1297 Views

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BART discusses increasing fares, parking fees

Bay Area Rapid Transit directors Thursday discussed the possibility of increasing fares and parking fees as a way of coping...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Bartd doesn't serve those who are forced to pay for it, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1486 Views

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Capt. Sullenberger to be honored at Super Bowl

Danville resident Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, along with the rest of the crew of Flight 1549, will be honored by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by TF, on Feb 2, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 1365 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2nd installment of county property taxes due Monday

Alameda County tax officials are reminding property owners that the second installment of their 2008-09 property taxes, unless...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 1759 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Take Us Along

Inside a cage in shark-infested waters. In the hand of a wakeboarder on Lake Shasta. With President Barack Obama (okay, so...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 2, 2009 at 12:32 am | 3 comments | 1820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High principal calls state budget impact on schools 'dire'

In a letter to Foothill High School students, parents and alumni, the school's principal John Dwyer said he had anticipated...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Dan Faraday, on Feb 3, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 28 comments | 1945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School forum puts financial crisis at forefront

Many educational buzz words were used during Tuesday night's school board candidates forum as hopefuls vied for votes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 1, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 1557 Views

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Police name employees of the year

Officer Roy Gamez and Shannon Revel were recently recognized by the Pleasanton Police Department in its annual program honoring...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Steve Cordero, on Apr 21, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1380 Views

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Goodbye Jerry

Long-time city planner Jerry Iserson has been honored at a city-sponsored luncheon as he retired after more than 30 years...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Dorene Paradiso-Carroll, on Feb 2, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 4 comments | 1580 Views

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Twilight magic

Living in Pleasanton since she was four, resident artist Debbie Wardrope has long known the romanticism that settles over...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Goelzer, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district holds special meeting at 5 p.m. tonight

The school board will meet at 5 p.m. tonight to discuss the budget crisis facing Pleasanton Unified School District. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 21 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 15 comments | 2271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the air tonight

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a winter "Spare the Air" alert today, banning residents and businesses...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 10 comments | 2177 Views

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Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 3142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School administrators' group calls state funding reductions too deep

The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) said yesterday that funding cuts to California schools that are...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Teacher & Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 39 comments | 2070 Views
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