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SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Mob scene

Did anyone else notice the "mob scene" of about 100 or more kids leaving AVHS after school today? Both sides of Santa Rita...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by iwasthere, on Mar 10, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 62 comments | 5947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Layoff notices headed to PUSD employees

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to send layoff noticesto more than 62 employees, although board members hold...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 153 comments | 5943 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton: Where Teachers and Unionized Workers are Enemy #1

Forget about drugs, crime, poverty,etc. According to comments on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum and from local conservatives,...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by guilty , on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 31 comments | 5942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE JON VRANESH!!!!

Anyone heard any news about Jon Vranesh? I've heard that numerous teachers have come out in support of him and are voicing...

Original post made by Save Jon Vranesh! on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Special Board Meeting has been called, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:13 am | 66 comments | 5931 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chowchilla kidnapping 30 years later

by Elizabeth Campos Rajs Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by CA girl, on Jun 16, 2012 at 10:26 am | 33 comments | 5917 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Student performance continues to climb in Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton schools continue to perform well above the state standards, according to data released by the California Department...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 5908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Holiday crime rises at Stoneridge mall

Stoneridge Shopping Center was a hotbed of criminal activity in the days surrounding Christmas, with 10 arrests, pending...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 5, 2014 at 11:29 am | 21 comments | 5892 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART fares to increase by 5.2% New Year's Day

BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares starting Jan. 1 to help pay for new train cars and other projects. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments | 5843 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rount Table Main Steet Closed??

I just heard that Round Table on Main has closed - does anyone know why? Very sad that we lose yet another great place for...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Rob, on Oct 26, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 33 comments | 5840 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE INEVITABLE PHASE OF FEAR BEFORE RECOVERY

Warren Buffet was recently on TV giving his opinions on the state of union. He started by saying that we are in the middle...

Original post made by Michael on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 5837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 Pleasanton school board members receive Masters in Governance certificates

Two members of the Pleasanton school board have just completed the California School Boards Association (CSBA) Masters in...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Apr 8, 2012 at 10:06 pm | 38 comments | 5834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 6, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 67 comments | 5829 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer resigns

Embattled Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer told her colleagues in a letter Friday that she is resigning from office...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Watson, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:37 am | 30 comments | 5824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Please help me in spreading "ISLAM" and the name of "ALLAH".

Letís see if WE can get 1,000,000 Muslims yeahhh!!! Come forward all those non Muslims who think they have courage to...

Original post made by Muhammed on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by capes R us, on Aug 22, 2009 at 9:00 am | 9 comments | 5801 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hacienda Business Park gets new lease on life

Pleasanton's 875-acre Hacienda Business Park, long considered one of the best in the West, got a new lease on life Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by olfthfl, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:11 am | 7 comments | 5780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniority-only Based Layoffs Hurt Students

At the end of this PDF link is a suggestion for an alternative system that can be implemented based upon the results of the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:50 am | 16 comments | 5766 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

inapropriate police actions in Pleasanton

Why are the Pleasanton Police Department always so forceful? On or off duty, they seem to find any reason they want to enforce...

Original post made by Aaron on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by LatelyCops, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:27 am | 44 comments | 5757 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 new challengers for Pleasanton mayor, City Council

Two new challengers have entered the race for Pleasanton mayor and City Council. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/04/2-new-challengers-fore-ple...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Knut , on Aug 8, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 27 comments | 5740 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigation continues into Sunday's accident that killed Dublin cyclist on Pleasanton's Foothill Road

Pleasanton police are investigating the circumstances of an accident Sunday afternoon when a motorist struck and killed Diana...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 144 comments | 5735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by to confused, on May 5, 2014 at 9:47 am | 28 comments | 5706 Views
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