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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jon Vranesh back again at last night's school board meeting

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh addressed the Pleasanton school board during the community comment session...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Love my Kids, on Oct 25, 2014 at 7:47 am | 92 comments | 10373 Views

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Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in 8 states as part of merger agreement

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons announced Friday that they have entered into agreements,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 10362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton City Council election to be decided today

It's election time again and four candidates -- Mark Hamilton, David Miller, Kathy Narum and Olivia Sanwong -- are seeking...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by Joyce F., on May 7, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 10323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Post-Election Data Reveals Obama's Socialist Ambitions

If there ever was any doubt about the communist anti-colonialist from Kenya, the following data should be the nail in the...

Original post made by Rita Mandwhepe on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 10141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where has the fun gone?

The news this morning reported the venerable and historic Malibu Grand Prix in Redwood City was closing its track, put-put...

Original post made by Jeff Durban on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 1, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 4 comments | 10141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Troubled schools

The turnover of principals in the past few years and a series of nasty allegations by and against teachers and administrators...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 52 comments | 10128 Views

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5 students expelled by Pleasanton school board, including 4 believed involved in Harvest Park break-in

Four students involved in a late May vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School were likely among the five expelled by the school...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 25, 2013 at 7:00 am | 50 comments | 10040 Views

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Testing America's new civility in Pleasanton

Politicians of all stripes joined with President Obama on Tuesday night in seeking civility in debating and enacting key...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike Hightower, on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 21 comments | 10001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Oct 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 66 comments | 9831 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 | 9772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly presents 2013 Heroes awards

The Pleasanton Weekly presented its 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes awards to community, school and organization leaders last night...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 9772 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republican Party Seeks Genuine Intellectual Leadership: Limbaugh, Levin, and Palin Are on Tap

The Republican National Committee, expressing its dismay at the kinds of questions asked during nationally televised Republican...

Original post made by Intrepid on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 9656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Secret PUSD Lawsuits: Zangle v. Pleasanton Unified School District

I am wondering why lawsuits are filed against Pleasanton Unified School District that never seem to appear on the PUSD agendas....

Original post made by Yet Another Lawsuit on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by A concerned parent, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 43 comments | 9653 Views

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CVS Pharmacy fined nearly $700,000

CVS Pharmacy, which operates 850 pharmacies in California, including two in Pleasanton, has been fined $658,500 for its...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by regular Visitor, on May 30, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 11 comments | 9624 Views

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Stoneridge Mall opens to crowds of anxious shoppers at midnight

Stoneridge Shopping Center gave shoppers an early start on their holiday buying today by opening the mall at 12 midnight...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Timmy!, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 9607 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 sent to hospital after head-on crash

Three people were sent to a hospital Friday afternoon following a head-on collision involving a wrong-way driver on a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 7, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 32 comments | 9595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Walnut Grove principal files claim against district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh, who was placed on administrative leave Oct. 25, has filed a...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Reality, on May 24, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 63 comments | 9561 Views

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Chick-fil-A planning Pleasanton restaurant

Chick-fil-A, a national restaurant chain known for its lineup of grilled chicken entrees, plans to open a restaurant with...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Rogue ill, on Dec 5, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 62 comments | 9547 Views

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Public employee benefits - beyond reasonable

"As America's recession spooled out, Chicago responded to the ensuing budget crunch the way many cities have: by cutting...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 46 comments | 9524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do AP classes live up to their promise?

Though skeptical of the unequivocal value of Advanced Placement courses, a Stanford University researcher says high schools...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 15, 2013 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 9514 Views
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