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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Former Carden West Parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:24 am | 54 comments | 4464 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Entire topic disappeared -- why?

Dear editor/publisher - About 45 minutes ago, when I checked the Topic List for the Pleasanton Weekly Town Square Forum,...

Original post made by Why?? on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Harry, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:14 am | 15 comments | 4459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Door-to-Door Solicitors?

Anyone noticed an increase in aggressive door-to-door solicitors recently? It seems that in our Oak Hill neighborhood there...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:09 am | 27 comments | 4450 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Have you signed up for 'Good Reads?'

On average more than 170,000 books are published annually in the U.S. It makes the task of keeping up with new titles seems...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Trudy, on Sep 10, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 4448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another Class A violation at Centerpointe Preschool?

Is it true that the State cited Centerpointe Preschool for yet another Class A child care regulation violation late last...

Original post made by Another one again? on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Apr 5, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 4440 Views

SPORTS

Organized Sports and Board members

I am looking for Pleasanton Parents and Families that have had or are now having problems with organized sports and board...

Original post made by Joseph DeRossett on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Burt, on Dec 26, 2007 at 9:39 am | 39 comments | 4439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving during 1st year

I've heard so many versions of this I just wanted to check with all out there. My soon to be 16 year old will be getting...

Original post made by Mom of new driver on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Dec 13, 2009 at 9:01 am | 11 comments | 4439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not a single story about the healthcare disaster?

The silence is deafening....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:52 am | 101 comments | 4437 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'll be reading this to our family before Thanksgiving dinner: "The Real Meaning of Thanksgiving"

You won't learn this from our public school teachers, our textbooks, our American mainstream media. The Real Meaning...

Original post made by Brad on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 2, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 184 comments | 4430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Forum on Budget

I was so surprised at how many attended the meeting. I counted about 180. Luz gave a very easy to understand presentation...

Original post made by Beth on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 98 comments | 4423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G in the lead, but currently doesn't have necessary two-thirds majority

Early results from the Alameda County Registrar of Voters has the parcel tax measure in the lead with 58.4 percent (6,199...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by No was the right vote, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 332 comments | 4417 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Let's find the truth about Neil Shumate.

The former children who testified in the trial of Neil Shumate are now adults. Now is the time to interview them to find...

Original post made by Marti on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by No Kool Aide - Thanks, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:43 am | 28 comments | 4416 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is the more charitable...Romney vs. Biden?

Looks like Romney gave approx. 30 percent of his income to charity last year vs. Biden giving (0.2 percent). Yet another...

Original post made by George on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:38 am | 19 comments | 4411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board passes $506 million facilities plan

Members of the Pleasanton School Board want to make it clear that they have no intention of seeking funding for all the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by You've got to be kidding..., on Feb 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 39 comments | 4392 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 4388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton beating victim still in coma

A Pleasanton man attacked and left for dead over the weekend remained in critical condition today as police focused their...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by ravetildon, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:25 am | 105 comments | 4384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spinoff Thread - Why are BMWs always associated with spoiled children?

It seems like the stereotypical Pleasantonian is a SUV driving, "not my kid", soccer mom with a spoiled teen driving a BMW?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 20 comments | 4378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New vice principal hired to serve 2 middle schools in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board Thursday unanimously approved the appointment of a new vice-principal to serve both for Harvest...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Staff, on Jun 28, 2014 at 12:07 am | 10 comments | 4378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair announces concert lineup

Representatives of the Alameda County Fair have announced the lineup for the 2014 "Big O Tires Concert Series." Read the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 26, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 4 comments | 4373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Keep class sizes low in Pleasanton

Hi everyone, a few people asked me to post this as a stand alone topic so here we go! I hope as a community we can make...

Original post made by Christina Hicks on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by retired citizen, on May 22, 2011 at 10:31 am | 44 comments | 4371 Views
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