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School district to receive $8M from federal government

The Pleasanton Unified School District is slated to receive about $8 million from the federal government, but it may not...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 19, 2009 at 9:12 am | 48 comments | 2277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Did PUSD make the case for a new tax?

Let's see. Last night (1/25) PUSD said their options are 1) cut spending 2) raise revenues and 3) spend reserves. And then...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 30, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 48 comments | 1984 Views

SPORTS

Heartbreaking loss for Amador Valley girls at softball championships

Amador's dreams of a perfect season and a possible No. 1 national ranking ended Friday night in the North Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ptown, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 48 comments | 5083 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who Is To Blame for PUSD's Financial Troubles?

According to a story published last Thursday (22 April 2010) in one of our other local papers, The Independent, PUSD's financial...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 1, 2010 at 7:45 am | 48 comments | 2113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Exodus - Half of Walnut Grove 5th Gr teachers quit

I'm appalled that the school district sent at an email AFTER the PUSD main headquarters District Office closed at 4:30 PM...

Original post made by appalling on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 27, 2014 at 6:58 am | 47 comments | 2340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor is being paid off by developers

The city released the latest campaign finance reports at http://www.netfile.com/agency/cop/ . If you look at Mayor Hosterman's...

Original post made by long time resident on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 19, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 2434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 47 comments | 14833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district loses ruling in Vranesh case

An attempt by the Pleasanton Unified School District to deny former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh a hearing into its...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 8, 2015 at 6:03 pm | 47 comments | 13928 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested in 31 tire slashings in two neighborhoods

Two Pleasanton teens face felony charges in two of three recent tire-slashing incidents. "On April 19, 2012, two boys, ages...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sonja m., on Apr 28, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 47 comments | 3404 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti and Gang activity in Pleasanton

Has everyone seen the huge amount of Graffiti around Pleasanton and Livermore in the last weeks? My high school son tells...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 16, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 47 comments | 6114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drivers of buses for handicapped children threaten to strike today in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school district is gearing up for a possible strike by bus drivers for physically-challenged students. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 47 comments | 4995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thanks for Saving Us From The Pot Plants in Sunol

I really can't believe my tax dollars are being wasted finding and destroying pot plants in Sunol. I can't believe my...

Original post made by Tracy on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:49 am | 47 comments | 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Pension Update

Unfortunately (as expected), the Pleasanton public employee pension situation has gone from bad to worse. The City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sick of entitlements, on Jan 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 47 comments | 2869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton buckling down to achieve 25% cut in water consumption

Facing its most severe drought ever and a water shortage that could see taps turned off without cutbacks by residents and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rip off hater, on Jun 25, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 47 comments | 8154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Over the top yearbook photo OK'd for Amador Valley High publication

An Amador Valley High School senior will be allowed to have his "distinctive" photo in the school's yearbook after all. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kara, on Dec 25, 2012 at 11:48 pm | 47 comments | 7189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Election 2010

Something to think about for those still deciding on how to vote on Measure G, and seeking opinions of those not adamantly...

Original post made by Four Eyes on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by G is for Great!, on Jun 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 47 comments | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unmarked Pleasanton police cars causing public concern

If you're a bad guy in Pleasanton, don't be surprised if you get pulled over by an unmarked police car. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 47 comments | 3352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition - Employee union contract-Pension funding

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mike Pearsons, on Mar 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 47 comments | 2925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REPULSED by the Measure E Wording on the Ballot

It is NO WONDER that BIG GOVERNMENT and BIG PUBLIC SCHOOLS win a larger and larger proportion of our tax dollars. With...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 47 comments | 2759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Committee meets today to scrutinize school district bond practices

A new committee meets today to review Pleasanton Unified School District bond practices, years after the district's original...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 16, 2011 at 9:26 am | 47 comments | 3096 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
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Representing me or my money?
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