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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 | 2883 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 | 760 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 | 946 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. 621 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 | 4127 Views

SPORTS

Amador basketball has an aau team - is this ethical?

I just found out that Amador has an aau basketball team they put together this past summer. They are even called the "Dons"....

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by playfairnow, on Feb 14, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 77 comments | 10763 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney or Andal - any arguments?

I'll lay the groundwork by saying that I am a Democrat and my spouse is a Republican. In the last race, my spouse was a...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by William S. Walsh, on Oct 19, 2008 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 2406 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney Website Subject Turnoffs

A vist to Jerry's web site revealed that two catatories listed for submissions..(Healthcare-Tell me what you think) and (...

Original post made by curious on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 26 comments | 1713 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why You Should Read The Details of the Health Care Bill.

This is a post of an anaylsis of the first 500 or so pages of the currently proposed Health Care Bill..do we need or want...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 14 comments | 1345 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feedback on McNerney's TownHall by Phone?

Anyone who attended this care to comment? For those who did not attend (like me), how did it go, what was it like, what...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Loon, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:21 am | 39 comments | 2134 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Taxes lowest in 60 years thanks to President Obama

While the Tea Party faithful gather at the tax-payer funded Fairgrounds, a new report out of Washington indicates Americans...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Apr 17, 2010 at 10:07 am | 15 comments | 1059 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Non-religious: A growing movement

You may or may not be aware of a growing movement around the world. It is comprised of people who have no use for religion,...

Original post made by Curious on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by On my own, on May 14, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 20 comments | 1285 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is religion a hobby?

When are we as a society going to wake up and treat religion the way it should be treated? It is a hobby, plain and simple,...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 11, 2011 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 3612 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prove Me Wrong: Obama's Goals and the CPUSA's are one in the same...

I challenge any Democrat to spell out how Obama's and the Congressional Democrats' goals are any different from the Communist...

Original post made by Curious on Jan. 2, 2012
Last comment by SCUBAMom, on Jan 5, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 36 comments | 2366 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 4386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anybody know what happened to the 'barefoot bicycle guy'?

I realized the other day I haven't seen him in some time. Does anybody know what happened to him? I think his name was...

Original post made by Curious on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by I'm Smiling:-), on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 2907 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are the tiny flying white bugs?

Today it looked like cottonwood floating in the air and then I realized it was tiny white bugs flying around. I've never...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

exactly where is oak grove?

Hi, I want to walk to Oak Grove to get a personal sense of the view situation so we can be more informed voters. The...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Resident who loves to hike, on Apr 12, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 15 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Compound at Fairgrounds?

Anyone know what is going on inside the new black fenced in compound near the Valley gate of the Fairgrounds. The fence...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by I think, on Aug 23, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 1189 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to the CCOP blog?

I'm curious about what happened to the discussion regarding CCOP and the latest member of the community to exit. I'm concerned...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by CallyGirl, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 1407 Views
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