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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit-and-run attorney Spencer Smith back in jail

Spencer Freeman Smith, an SF lawyer, is being held without bail after he left the country and was found to be under the influence...

Original post made by Court watcher on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Feb 14, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ex-attorney Spencer Freeman Smith in court again

This is the fellow that did the hit-and-run death of the Chinese visitor Bo Hu on Dougherty Road back in 2012...judge Michael...

Original post made by Court wotcher on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Jtjh, on Aug 11, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving around town

I'm always amazed by the rude behavior some drivers exhibit around town. Most are courteous, but when I encounter these displays...

Original post made by Courtesy rules on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 6, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 2668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forget Parcel Tax- Repeal Prop 13!

With more budget cuts looming for our schools, isn't it about time that we revisit Prop 13? California is loosing residents...

Original post made by Courtney on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 43 comments | 2805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Short sale manipulations?

I have a question to any realtor or mortgage broker that might be able to answer....this has been eating at me for 2 years.About...

Original post made by cp on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by cp, on Nov 6, 2011 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 1226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class ROOM size 2009/2010

There are studies of the standard american school system that say: Per square foot of room size, the average grade...

Original post made by Cramped on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Yo Uncramped, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 36 comments | 2215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is she & time2putup - stalkers?

Does anyone else think "Who is She" and Time2put up are obsessed with Kathleen R.? They are acting like stalkers. ...

Original post made by Creeped out on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1571 Views

RESTAURANTS

"Partial Pizza Pricing Policy" Survey - Please Vote!

Question: What is the expected pricing policy on a pizza that has three (3) toppings on one half and one (1) topping...

Original post made by Crestline Crew on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Pizza Eater, on Jun 2, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 3415 Views

SPORTS

Cricket

I am pretty sure there is critical mass around here in Pleasanton that can support playing cricket. Would love to hear...

Original post made by cricketLover on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by MaiArts, on Jun 4, 2011 at 12:09 am | 11 comments | 3138 Views

SPORTS

Cricket Registration Starting Soon

I was finally able to find more information about Tennis-ball cricket. When is the registration open? My son would love...

Original post made by cricketLover on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2617 Views

AROUND TOWN

No To Higher Taxes

http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/a-list-of-97-taxes-americans-pay-every-year The website above lists the 97...

Original post made by Crumudgeion on Mar. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Use Cell Phones In Class

Few could argue with the ban on student cell phone use in the class. However, the use of cell phones by teachers is quite...

Original post made by Crumudgeon on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 8, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 2391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please go to school board meeting tonight to support CSR

Parents and concerned community members will talk to the school board tonight about the importance of lowering class sizes...

Original post made by CSR on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Karen, on May 29, 2013 at 9:24 am | 5 comments | 7167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Minimum day today for all schools?

The PUSD calendar says minimum day for at-risk at grades 1 -5 only for 3/8 and 3/9. And then we find out this week it's...

Original post made by curious on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Parent and Resident, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:46 am | 10 comments | 2610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you plan to vote on state taxes for schools?

Have you decided on how you are voting on the upcoming tax measures that say they will help schools? Are you going for Jerry...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by FedUpMom, on May 3, 2012 at 9:12 am | 80 comments | 4462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional Kindergarten

Looks like Transitional K will not be funded in Jerry Brown's new budget (is this correct?). Does that mean it will be dropped...

Original post made by curious on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 17, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 22 comments | 3295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Meeting Confusion...???

Okay... at the last school board meeting they kept on bringing up "object 10.9." At first the board brought it up but they...

Original post made by CURIOUS on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gram-ME, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will someone please post approved PUSD textbooks by subject?

Given that the controversial Common Core program is being implemented in the PUSD, I am curious to learn what the approved...

Original post made by curious on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 1057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How did the evaluation of the superintendent go over?

Wasn't able to make it to the meeting. Can anyone fill us in as to how it went? Any "interesting" people during the community...

Original post made by Curious on Feb. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD legal fees - $1,065,468 YTD

I was wondering if the Pleasanton Weekly could find out why on earth PUSD has spend over $ 1 million on lawyers since the...

Original post made by curious on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:58 am | 16 comments | 4740 Views
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