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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republican Embarrassment

Until tonight, I was undecided but leaning toward Newt Gingrich's corner. Now, I just cannot do it. I am embarrassed that...

Original post made by Your Neighbor on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Oklahoma Fats, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:23 am | 80 comments | 1892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wal-Mart could open its Neighborhood Market this summer, city says

As reported in the Pleasanton Weekly last July, Wal-Mart, the country's largest retailer, is seeking a Pleasanton city permit...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jargon, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 80 comments | 2086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you plan to vote on state taxes for schools?

Have you decided on how you are voting on the upcoming tax measures that say they will help schools? Are you going for Jerry...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by FedUpMom, on May 3, 2012 at 9:12 am | 80 comments | 2695 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor's fact-finding panel finds BART management, unions 'far apart' on bargaining

A three-person fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown heard firsthand Wednesday how far apart BART and its labor...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 7:47 am | 80 comments | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elderly Care Facility in neighborhood

The home located at 6839 Singletree Court is being turned into a State ran elderly care facility. This will no doubt lower...

Original post made by Joseph S DeRossett on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Edna Giannotti, on Dec 3, 2007 at 4:33 pm | 79 comments | 5752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What the heck is PUSD's Core Academic Instruction Parcel Tax

Looking at the agenda for the 2/1 PUSD Special Board Meeting, is agenda item 5.1 Report, Discussion and Possible Action to...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:55 am | 79 comments | 2693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Pensions - Problem Continues to Grow

More perspectives on the reality of our significant public employee pension issue. Pleasanton is faced with the exact same...

Original post made by Awakening on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Consensus seeker, on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:03 am | 79 comments | 4876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tutoring by PUSD teachers?

I am looking at a tutoring service in town and notice it is all Pleasanton teachers that work there. Just as a gut reaction...

Original post made by Amador Mom on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Change of Scenery, on Oct 25, 2011 at 8:48 am | 79 comments | 3600 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CLINTON HITS IT OUT OF THE PARK

In the old fashion method of speech giving, that is, let me speak with a drawl and explain complex issues clearly, Bill Clinton...

Original post made by Domo Dan on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by b, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 79 comments | 4365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board restores some administrative jobs

As the fiscal year for Pleasanton Unified School District closed today, the board got down to the nitty gritty as tit weighed...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:53 am | 78 comments | 1912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools could face more than $5-million in new cuts, board learns last night

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told last night that it could face as much...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2011 at 10:02 am | 78 comments | 2485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers are not appreciated

I am amazed at how people are quick to blame teachers for the problems in the state budget , the failing of our education...

Original post made by Bernard on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Simone, on Jul 14, 2011 at 8:53 am | 78 comments | 3948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board agrees in principle to bringing drug dogs onto high school campuses

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. 11, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Jan 12, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 78 comments | 2106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High student commits suicide

A 16-year-old student at Village High School committed suicide Wednesday evening, according to the school district. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by julee, on Jan 3, 2011 at 4:39 am | 77 comments | 5715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town Unified School District Notice Of Public Meeting

Due to all the discussion related to speeding kids and parents at Amador during drop-off and pick-up -- as well as the comments...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 31, 2008 at 2:37 pm | 77 comments | 3521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax to be decided tonight

Tonight the PUSD school board will decide whether to move forward with a parcel tax. While it is likely they will vote in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Apr 17, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 77 comments | 1634 Views

SPORTS

Amador basketball has an aau team - is this ethical?

I just found out that Amador has an aau basketball team they put together this past summer. They are even called the "Dons"....

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by playfairnow, on Feb 14, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 77 comments | 7691 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Signature gatherers want to impeach President Obama

Two members of the Larouche Party were near the Pleasanton Post Office on Black Avenue today asking voters to sign a petition...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 7, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 77 comments | 20441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Middle School told to do better job teaching Hispanic students

Pleasanton Middle School has to do a better job of teaching math to Hispanic students, according to a state review of test...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by lisa, on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 77 comments | 3413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawyer: no conflict seen between school board member, union official spouse

The Pleasanton school district's attorney doesn't see a conflict of interest issue regarding Board Member Jeff Bowser and...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Conflict of interest, on Nov 27, 2011 at 11:56 pm | 77 comments | 5816 Views
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