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Pleasanton school board OKs new deputy superintendent position at nearly $200,000 on 3-2 vote

On a split vote, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday decided to give a promotion to the district's assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jackie, on Dec 20, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 69 comments | 5105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART unions back at it over contract dispute

Union officials slammed BART management Saturday, calling a move to scuttle a tentative contract deal and go back to the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 69 comments | 9454 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

April 26th, 2008 is the next Beach Impeach!

I participated in the last event and it was a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and make a huge statement. Check...

Original post made by Janna on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:46 am | 68 comments | 2578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixteenth molestation charge added against Germain

Investigators are looking into the past of Henry John Germain, an accused child molester, which is leading them to Southern...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Joan Ledoux, on Nov 19, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 68 comments | 3849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent, school board bungled Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5988 posted Friday, August 7, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 68 comments | 1990 Views

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Religous Disturbing gathering at Farmer's Market on Saturday

I was with my friend at the Farmer's Market on Saturday and there was a religous group there with large signs telling us...

Original post made by Chris on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by member, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:35 am | 68 comments | 2831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President's address in Pleasanton schools tomorrow causing a stir

President Obama will address students tomorrow in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 68 comments | 1517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores up again

Pleasanton Unified School District schools continue to excel well above the state's standard, according to Academic Performance...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Chris H., on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:47 am | 68 comments | 1493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hostile School Board

I saw the last school board meeting on tv and I was outraged at the behavior of the divisiveness being created. This meeting...

Original post made by outraged mother on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:31 am | 68 comments | 2052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nob Hill closing its Pleasanton supermarket

Pleasanton's Nob Hill Foods supermarket at 3112 Santa Rita Rd. will close next month, leaving Trader Joe's as the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Feb 22, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 68 comments | 2004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Council circulating petition

While the budget challenges facing the school district is holding steady for now, a petition to lower the super majority...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 68 comments | 2904 Views

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Why is music director Joe Hebert leaving CCOP, really?

Somme comments posted on Facebook about this and the announcement: I cannot believe that Joe Hebert is leaving CCOP!!!...

Original post made by Concern Member of CCOP on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by A Friend of the Truth, on Sep 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 68 comments | 5462 Views

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Dog droppings. Enough is enough.

I was having lunch at a local park today, watching dogs come in and out of the park to use the well-manicured lawn as their...

Original post made by Devon on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 68 comments | 2703 Views

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Am I the only one that will say NO to any parcel tax?

Headline says it all......

Original post made by Jason on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:54 am | 68 comments | 1914 Views

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Walmart Appeal

Just one question....It seems the major complaint againt Walmart is their low wages.So am I missing something or what the...

Original post made by hoops on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by local, on Mar 16, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 68 comments | 2605 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon's bail set by judge at $250,000

It was a scene riddled with emotion this morning as the arraignment for Katie McKewon was held. Friends and family members...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Foothill Graduate and sociologist, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 67 comments | 3423 Views

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Letter: Gay marriage doesn't weaken 'traditional' marriage

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4657 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 67 comments | 2357 Views

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Jimmy Carter - Just Shut Up

Jimmy Carter is an embarrassment. He was when he was President. He is now. I figured it would not take long for him to...

Original post made by Snarky on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Sep 19, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 67 comments | 1462 Views

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Pleasanton Council rezones 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted 3-2 last night to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 67 comments | 1858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Inequities on the School Board

If the PUSD School Board chooses to put a parcel tax measure on a future ballot, can that decision be valid considering that...

Original post made by Taxation without representation? on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 67 comments | 1753 Views
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