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Well-liked former Amador teacher, coach dies

Charles Joseph Volonte, a beloved former Amador Valley High School teacher and swim coach, died yesterday at his home with...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by ann volonte gabbert, on Aug 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 22 comments | 3325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Council majority hasn't listened to people

Our City Council majority, Mayor Hosterman and councilmembers Thorne and Cook-Kallio have avoided talking directly to voters...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 1, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 22 comments | 1764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Marquis for Amador

I've heard that there is money in an account - raised to erect a new marquis for Amador Valley High School. I heard that...

Original post made by Don family on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:41 am | 22 comments | 2102 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 | 1849 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Something Free from COMCAST ?

Just received a letter and a recorded phone call from COMCAST telling me that by March 9th they would be going all digital...

Original post made by Kiko on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 6, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 22 comments | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

Pleasanton is told that we live in a "bubble" that bears little resemblance to the rest of the state. This should be taken...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 22 comments | 1604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pink Slip Friday

Hundreds of teachers, faculty, administrators, students and parents today showed their support for a school parcel tax on...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 22 comments | 1743 Views

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McNerney REFUSED to speak at the bi-partisan TeaParty!

This Pleasanton Tea Party was a wildly successful event with between 2,000 to 3,000 people attending. It was bi-partisan...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Not a Loon, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 22 comments | 1723 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

recent break ins

Just a heads up... I received an e-mail from St. Elizabeth's Seton (on Stoneridge) that three cars had been broken into...

Original post made by TI on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 2098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We Don't Need No Yellowbelly Parcel Tax!

I've had it with people in this town putting spoiled kids before true American anti-tax values! Sorry, but why should I pay...

Original post made by Buford on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by You don't fool me..., on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:29 am | 22 comments | 1539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare tactic to get a “YES” vote on Measure G?....YOU BET IT IS!

The Big Picture found at [http://www.pleasantonparceltaxinfo.com/blog/federal-stimulus-dollars-and-pusd] In various news...

Original post made by Tanner on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Apr 29, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 22 comments | 1936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C Passes With 35%

According to an article in the Contra Costa Times by Eric Louie of the San Ramon Valley Times...There are 81,150 registered...

Original post made by Joe on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on May 6, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 22 comments | 1324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Support our future leaders, pass Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5574 posted Friday, May 8, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Valley View Dad, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 22 comments | 1333 Views

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Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One Family's Story

I’ve been discussing this for weeks with my friends. Measure G is good for our community. In this economy, I want my property...

Original post made by Please vote No on Measure G on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by We need to listen, on May 31, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 22 comments | 1333 Views

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Government Service Union (SEIU) wants more of your money

SEIU drops a mil for new taxes campaign. The California State Council of Service Employees International Union launched...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by 12.9B, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 1217 Views

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Iranian Woman Pleading for America to HELP while Describing Massacre on Bridge

A very compelling audio of an Iranian woman who describes the massacre that occurred on a popular pedestrian bridge. Around...

Original post made by Paul on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 22 comments | 1576 Views

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Article about California's fiscal crisis

This article talks about the fiscal crisis in California: http://news.yahoo.com/s/time/08599190493800...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Yo Really, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 22 comments | 1582 Views

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IT layoffs continue, BUT the Tech companies are replacing laid off workers with FOREIGN workers...

While many IT workers have been out of work for over 5 years and major layoffs are escalating, Tech companies are hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 22 comments | 2390 Views
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CIA’s Five Stages of Woe
By Tom Cushing | 30 comments | 1,610 views

Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 681 views