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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD footing the bill for WASC at the Rose Hotel?

Representatives from WASC visited Amador this week, and apparently they stayed at The Rose Hotel. I'm assuming that the...

Original post made by Hmmmm... on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by money is only 1/3 of "cost", on Oct 31, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 6 comments | 2281 Views

SPORTS

High School Recruiting Goes Public

High school recruiting goes public. Private high schools are not the only schools that utilize (undue) influence or “recruit”...

Original post made by BB Fan on Dec. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E - Simple Economics - What's the ROI on a $392 tax?

Putting aside the debate on school funding entirely, and looking at Measure E from a personal economic standpoint only, I...

Original post made by Jill on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 32 comments | 2280 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown moves to ease fuel regulations, possibly leading to lower gas prices

The California Air Resources Board has announced that it is easing some restrictions on gasoline production in response to...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Oct 10, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 4 comments | 2280 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Fair Music is too loud!

I would like to know what our City and County are doing to control the ear-deafening sound of amplified music that radiates...

Original post made by Decibels on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by k.d., on Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 29 comments | 2280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What cuts for top administrators of PUSD

Simple question: What cuts are the top administrators of PUSD taking for themselves? Are they being an example by cutting...

Original post made by Todd on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ceaser, on Feb 14, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 53 comments | 2279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman fights off attacker on Andrews Drive

I don't know why PW still hasn't reported this story yet when it already made its way to the front page on yahoo.com. Crimes...

Original post made by Jerry on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by cougarpatrol, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 14 comments | 2279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Talkers Foundation to provide free child developmental screenings today

The founders of the School of Imagination in Dublin and the Happy Talkers Foundation for Autism have teamed up with CBS and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mitch Sigman, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district stands by litigation over Neal School

After meeting in closed session Tuesday afternoon regarding the judge's ruling in favor of Signature Properties, the school...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 26, 2008 at 9:47 am | 11 comments | 2278 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessing is back!

For anyone who remembers Blessings, the wonderful Chinese restaurant on Santa Rita, the great news is owner Cindy is back...

Original post made by Rene on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Viv, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documentary - "Race to Nowhere"

I heard about this documentary about stressed teens called "RACE TO NOWHERE" and I think every parent, teenager, teacher,...

Original post made by Suzanne on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 6, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 38 comments | 2278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver in June bicyclist death remains held without bond

Cody Hall, the young driver who ran down and killed bicyclist Diana Hersevoort on June 9, will remain in jail pending a new...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 15, 2013 at 10:58 am | 38 comments | 2278 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Post Office Failure

For those who don't have time to read the following interesting current summary of the Post Office Status, here it is: -...

Original post made by Another example on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Another example, on Jun 17, 2011 at 7:38 am | 38 comments | 2277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Heroes awards go to 8 'dedicated' community leaders, organizations for service throughout region

The Pleasanton Weekly and its sister online publications -- Dublin Tri-Valley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Dorene Paradiso-Carroll, on Nov 22, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 4 comments | 2277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton featured in new issue of Family Circle magazine!

Check out the January 2010 issue of Family Circle. In the "My Hometown" column on page 38, there's a nice little write-up...

Original post made by Tyler on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Dec 20, 2009 at 7:41 am | 14 comments | 2276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy Handed editing for Police Chief blog

I would like to know why we cannot have a meaningful discussion on the PW blogs about the Police Chief Michael Fraser's recent...

Original post made by George on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:49 am | 14 comments | 2276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council set to OK gas station next to Safeway with drive-through Starbucks coming next

A new Starbucks coffee shop with drive-through service is now planned for a vacant site next to Safeway's recently opened...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ms Araya, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 16 comments | 2276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Hoga: The Not So Little Fireboat That Could

There was a ceremony on December 7, to honor the Hoga, the former Oakland Fireboat that is now the last operational Naval...

Original post made by James Art, FPE on Dec. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2275 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 | 2274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dead Deer on Stanley

I am typically a HUGE fan of our city's animal services division. However, I was horrified today when I drove down Stanley...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 24 comments | 2273 Views
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