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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprised on high district pensions!

I had always thought that school district employees were fairly paid but not highly paid. Then I went to www.CaliforniaPensionReform.com...

Original post made by Jill on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 2, 2011 at 8:44 am | 56 comments | 5010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REMINDER TO VOTE NO ON MEASURE E

If you do not vote on Measure E, you will be paying the extra tax. The pro-tax campaign is heavily financed and they have...

Original post made by Not another PUSD tax on Apr. 24, 2011
Last comment by TeaPartyProud, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 56 comments | 2779 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sharing the costs of a beleaguered pension system

Members of the Pleasanton City Council spent a few more hours Tuesday night in closed session discussing a new contract with...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Cali, on Oct 4, 2011 at 8:29 am | 56 comments | 2177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three students arrested in drug bust at Amador

Three students at Amador Valley High School were arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of drugs for sale on campus,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 56 comments | 4669 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2008: Hope & change - 2012: hypocrisy & change of positions

We have a President who rode in to office on a the phrase hope and change. Now, as a video shows us, we have hypocrisy. http://youtu.be/KVDs9mSG3AA We...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 23, 2012 at 11:04 am | 56 comments | 2276 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare law upheld!

I'm pleasantly surprised to see that Justice Roberts figured out that the individual mandate is a form of tax. There is...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:02 am | 56 comments | 2143 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State court rejects Lins plea to build homes above Pleasanton's Kottinger Ranch

The state Court of Appeal yesterday ruled against the owners of 562 acres of hilltop property in Pleasanton who claimed that...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 56 comments | 3272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote against Robo Calls by David Miller 609-4894

Call came in without caller ID, right during dinner. Does show as 925 609-4894. If Google that you get his web site, which...

Original post made by Vote against Robo Calls by David Miller on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 4, 2013 at 10:09 am | 56 comments | 1502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit in crosswalk accident dies

One of two people hit in a Pleasanton crosswalk on Oct. 12 has died. "We received word that the female pedestrian succumbed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Kat, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 56 comments | 27359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the $9.7 million estimate for cuts came from

Last night at the school board meeting, around 9:35 or 9:40 pm, Luz Cazares provided a recap of why the cabinet and board...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 17, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 55 comments | 2144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Teachers, I apologize

This is really directed at teachers in general, but I have to tailor this to PUSD teaching staff. We have created a disaster...

Original post made by So Sorry on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on May 21, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 55 comments | 2242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health Care Reform-What YOU NEED to know!

Think about this when you are considering the heath Care Reform Bill and participating in the wave angry fatalist dooms day...

Original post made by Think about THIS: on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Dominic DiBlasio, on Aug 11, 2009 at 7:28 am | 55 comments | 1406 Views

AROUND TOWN

The schools and Fund Raisers REALLY upsetting

O.K. I just picked up my child from elementary school with a BUNDLE of "fund raiser" catalogues! First off we pay a LOT...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 55 comments | 2231 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Measure D deceives voters

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6918 posted Friday, April 23,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on May 2, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 55 comments | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove landowners vow to proceed with development despite defeat at polls

The Oak Grove landowners who saw their plan to build 51 homes in their southeast hills property above Pleasanton's Kottinger...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by OMG, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:23 am | 55 comments | 1988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves plan to scuttle housing cap, open up more land for low-income housing

The City Council Tuesday approved a tentative settlement agreement with two affordable housing coalitions and the state attorney...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 55 comments | 6292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate Sandy Piderit wants new ways of thinking about education

Concern for the future of education in Pleasanton led Sandy Piderit to run for the school board, she told a small crowd at...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:51 am | 55 comments | 2097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Parcel Tax heading towards Feb 1, 2011 board vote

At the 12/14/10 PUSD school board meeting Superintendent Ahmadi provided an update on the district's work and plans on the...

Original post made by PEVCatVC on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:05 am | 55 comments | 3354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Baccalaureate Non-Denominational?

We attended the Baccalaureate for AVHS Seniors at the Cornerstone Church in Livermore yesterday. We were told that the event...

Original post made by Non-Denominational AVHS Parent on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by AH, on Jun 15, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 55 comments | 4264 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Its the economy stupid!!!!!

The great depression of 2010 continues to spin out of control with no end in sight. Lower taxes and spur some job growth!!!!! http://news.yahoo.com/jobs-seen-boosting-hopes-...

Original post made by David on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 55 comments | 1876 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 36 comments | 1,191 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 531 views