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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Slashes Instructional Time for Students in Secret

PUSD sent home a muddled barely readable letter that is difficult to interpret, but some say that they are cutting instructional...

Original post made by What? on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by jake, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 83 comments | 3174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did Caffino (http://www.yelp.com/biz/caffino-pleasanton) on Pimlico and Santa Rita close?

I've driven by this several times recently and the drive-through coffee place seems to be closed in the parking lot near...

Original post made by caffino gone? on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Suzie, on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 3173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

If you pratonize downtown restaurants beware of police

Last Friday night my husband and I were driving down main street at approximately 9:45pm. A police officer followed us into...

Original post made by MJ on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by PTown Girl, on Nov 9, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 33 comments | 3171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bag ban now in effect in Pleasanton grocery stores

Pleasanton and other Alameda County grocery stores and retailers selling packaged foods or alcohol are now required to stop...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Claudette , on Jan 7, 2013 at 11:25 am | 38 comments | 3170 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cafe Main

This restaurant, which used to be Coffee Beans and Bistro, has high-quality food and coffee. I am impressed, my expectations...

Original post made by Joanna on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:27 am | 44 comments | 3169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trampoline Business Posting Inappropriate Pictures of Local Teens

I'm writing as a very concerned local parent who recently learned that a Dublin company advertising fun for the teenagers...

Original post made by concernedparent on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Carson, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 22 comments | 3168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:26 am | 164 comments | 3167 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Republican Plan in Wisconsin Will Be A Disaster" turns out to be a GODSEND!

Wisconsin School District RESCUED by Republican policies, despite all the protests by democrats including union members and...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by RobinM, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:01 am | 15 comments | 3164 Views

RESTAURANTS

Chevy's - What Happened?

I went to Chevy's last night to take my girls out for a Valentine's dinner and it was closed. What happened? That place...

Original post made by Kerri on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by clink, on Feb 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 3164 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 | 3162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Meeting on Home Depot is Wednesday

The second in a series of public forums on the much talked-about Home Depot proposal is planned to be held on Wednesday. The...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Concerned about Public Safety!, on Oct 28, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 10 comments | 3161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man indicted for lying to IRS

A Pleasanton man faces two federal charges for allegedly lying to the IRS, according to United States Attorney Melinda Haag....

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Scott , on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:37 am | 24 comments | 3158 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Potbelly bandit' sentenced in Bank of America holdup

A bank robber once known as "the potbelly bandit" has been sentenced to more than 15 years behind bars for a Sept. 11 holdup...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by William Tel, on Aug 5, 2013 at 6:38 am | 4 comments | 3158 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 | 3156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools facing at least $6.9M in cuts

PUSD's latest budget forecast may not have hit rock bottom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6574...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 121 comments | 3155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Give Concessions to Help PUSD

Another local paper reported this morning about the concessions that Pleasanton teachers' union gave. (I didn't try to post...

Original post made by PTA Mom on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on May 24, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 20 comments | 3155 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board braces for more cuts at meeting tonight, including adult ed cuts

The Pleasanton school board plans to spend an hour tonight reviewing a list of potential cuts that include eliminating the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 1, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 32 comments | 3155 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 | 3149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton Hate Speech

Yesterday I encountered a very disturbing sight in downtown Pleasanton. A man was spouting hateful things, all boiling down...

Original post made by Mrs. Fields on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:52 am | 14 comments | 3147 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do you think of the new restaurants section?

Hi, I'm co-founder of BooRah, the company that's working with the Pleasanton Weekly on the new online Restaurants section...

Original post made by Eric on Apr. 7, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on May 2, 2007 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 3144 Views
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