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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confidential vote for measure E?

I just got my ballot over the weekend, and you have to sign the envelope and your name is on it. My neighbor was concerned,...

Original post made by Confidential vote? on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:16 pm | 21 comments | 2432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax opponents blast board decisions

Opponents of the Measure E parcel tax were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on May 5, 2011 at 11:17 am | 21 comments | 2635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Union, Prop 98, and an Emergency

Isn't it ironic, that the California Teachers Association and all of its locals are complaining about the reduction of state...

Original post made by Start Afresh on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on May 13, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 21 comments | 2133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives tentative nod to drug dogs at schools

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 21 comments | 3027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reaches deal with teachers union, issues layoffs

The same night the Pleasanton School Board recognized May 9 as the "Day of the Teacher," it voted to lay off the equivalent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on May 18, 2012 at 10:56 am | 21 comments | 3421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teenager- Ideas for Summer Fun

I have a teenage boy who will turn 16 in a few weeks. He is looking for a job but hasn't found one yet, and can't start...

Original post made by Susan on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 21 comments | 2738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board discusses laptop program for Pleasanton middle schools

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from middle school principals at its meeting last night about a proposal to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by WeWentThroughLaptop, on Nov 10, 2015 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 4336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt - Pleasanton USD superintendent "Time to Move On"

Tim Hunt's description of Ahmadi leaving PUSD in "total mess" is the understatement of the year. Read his column here http://pleasantonweekly.com/blogs/b/tim-talk?i=23...

Original post made by Agree with Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 10, 2015 at 7:07 am | 21 comments | 2269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 4269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools may face layoffs this spring

The Pleasanton Unified School District may be facing layoffs since funding to extend one-time appointments haven't come through. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Another parent, on Nov 2, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 21 comments | 2775 Views

SPORTS

Falcons face Cal High Friday after weekend win over Monte Vista

The Foothill Falcons will face Cal High this weekend, coming off a satisfying 41-37 win against Monte Vista High Friday night....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jehy, on Dec 25, 2009 at 1:33 am | 21 comments | 2480 Views

SPORTS

City of Pleasanton - inconsiderate to young children

My daughter booked two fall sports classes for my 3 year old grandson. Thursday he got up and dressed for his baseball...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Indya, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 21 comments | 4219 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gay Marriage

I'm not gay, though sometimes I wish I were. But anyway, I was thinking of that Gavin Newsom bit that anti-gay marriage...

Original post made by Cara on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 21 comments | 1935 Views

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Meet Our New Neighbors: Islamic Radicals from Gitmo

Dear Obama (and all other democrat congressmen): You have not done ONE THING to make this country safer. On the contrary,...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 20, 2010 at 10:48 am | 21 comments | 1768 Views

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This Website Has Been Taken Over

Just an observation... This website used to be primarily about local issues. When Bush was in office, there was hardly...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by sheerluck_holmes, on Jun 20, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 21 comments | 1620 Views

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Does Equitable Always Mean Ethical And Compassionate?

When looking into a public healthcare option - on any level - it is vitally important to ask one question: Does equitable...

Original post made by Reality on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Phoebe, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:55 am | 21 comments | 1520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Politics and IOC

This sums up on how much influence America has. Even Obama and all his charisma cannot turn the tide... "The race for...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jon H, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 21 comments | 1204 Views

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Intercollegiate Athletics subsidy by UC Berkeley

At a time when the University is hurting for money, I find it incredible that they still spend millions of dollars a year...

Original post made by Ptown Resident on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:01 am | 21 comments | 1891 Views

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Description of McNerney: "Anti-American, Traitor, Spineless, Sell-Out"...

McNerney, Your "yes" vote will destroy America. We cannot afford it. It will make healthcare much worse. It will bankrupt...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 21, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 21 comments | 1265 Views

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Stop the Madness - HCR Backlash

As an American, I'm outraged at these tactics. Let's see some real leadership from the Republicans - a public statement...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom for Truth on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 29, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 21 comments | 1167 Views
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