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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gatetree gets their way

Great job Gatetree curcle neighbors! You successfully nagged your way to force the school district to turn down the speakers...

Original post made by What the heck on Sep. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 69 comments | 3263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PLEASE POST YOUR IDEA, GREAT OR SMALL, HOW WE CAN IMPROVE THE DISTRICT.

Pleasanton Community, I have read great ideas/suggestions from this community for months now. Whether we wanted the vote...

Original post made by GREAT IDEAS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:18 am | 69 comments | 2348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by mannyman, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 69 comments | 2463 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tempest in a tea cup

Taxed Enough Already was the theme at the Tea Party held from 2-7 p.m. Thursday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. It was...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:02 pm | 69 comments | 1767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too Much Homework?

There has been a lot of press over that last few years about kids getting too much homework. The new documentary (Race to...

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To all parents, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 69 comments | 2364 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where's Janna? (i.e. who has disdain for America's free-market economic system)

Several days ago, a frequent poster on this board named "Janna," whose views are extreme left, stated her disdain for America's...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 29, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 69 comments | 3722 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Employee entitlements putting Pleasanton in financial jeopardy

The financial strain of escalating public employee entitlement costs is a growing public concern. Ten entitlement reform...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 69 comments | 3861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's the Administrations Fault for Pleasanton Middle School being in probation

I think that the real story on the notification on Pleasanton Middle School fallen into program improvement is what steps...

Original post made by What was the plan on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Just Saying..., on Mar 3, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 69 comments | 4347 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drug dogs may be headed to Pleasanton high schools

Teens, teachers and parents, leave your pot at home if you're headed to any of the city's three high schools after January....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Parent to Parent, on Dec 31, 2011 at 10:12 am | 69 comments | 2252 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Public meetings under way on how Bay Area should look in 2040

Two regional planning agencies will hold a public meeting Wednesday in Dublin to seek comments on a blueprint-in-the-making...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by TOS (The Other Steve), on Jan 10, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 69 comments | 3191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police contract - undisclosed benefits

Read this SJ Merc article about police contract included two More weeks paid vacation, plus mre $ for uniforms : http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_21528641/pleasanton-d...

Original post made by Howard Jarvis Fan on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 13, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 69 comments | 2081 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ROMNEY SCORES A BIG ONE

Let me start off by stating that I am a middle of the pack Republican. With that being said, I am thrilled at the results...

Original post made by Middle of the Pack on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Debater, on Oct 7, 2012 at 12:23 am | 69 comments | 4341 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 6319 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 | 20544 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 | 2792 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 | 4609 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 | 2137 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3046 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 | 1586 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 | 1660 Views
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