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AROUND TOWN

city sewer line failure

my wife, daughter and i moved here in 1994. the sewer drain line has been an issue from the getgo. my neighbor and i replaced...

Original post made by daniel ormonde on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 25, 2014 at 5:24 am | 4 comments | 602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Development on ridges - What???

I just watched the Council meeting on the local tv. There's the Yee property on the Pleasanton Ridge and they want to build...

Original post made by Daniel Webster, new resident, but learning on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by To Paul C, on Jun 4, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 4 comments | 911 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux - September Reading Selection!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at independent bookstores in...

Original post made by Danilo on Aug. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4732 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- November Meeting!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at an independent bookstore in...

Original post made by Danilo on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 4217 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- Jan Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Abigail, on Oct 27, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 3903 Views

SPORTS

Politics in AV sports

Shame on Amador Valley Sports directors and girls varsity soccer coach for allowing five freshmen girls onto the girls varsity...

Original post made by Danny on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by Love of the Game, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 29 comments | 2280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has the Parcel Tax become a Social Tax?

With the upcoming launch/rally for raising $2.8 million for "I Love Pleasanton Schools", will we have turned what was a private...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 19 comments | 1651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin Schools raise K-3 and 9th grade class sizes

For all the Measure G supporters who believed Pleasanton home prices would suffer because PUSD would raise class sizes, does...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Teacher2, on Jun 22, 2009 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 1312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Superintendent's Evaluation

...Or the lack of one? Originally scheduled for June 2, the PUSD Board (see May 29 mtg minutes) moved it to June 22. Expected...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by My review, on Jun 26, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 8 comments | 1339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Meeting 8/18 at 7 pm

The first Board of Trustees meeting of the 09-10 school year is Tuesday evening. Agenda items include the use of funds raised...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 26 comments | 1723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD School Board Meeting 9/8 7:00 pm

Will an agenda be posted on the PUSD website in time for citizens to prepare? And why hasn't the 8/18 board meeting webcast...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 1115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board of Trustees meeting 9/22 7 pm

The next Board meeting is this Tuesday. Note the entire 08-09 unaudited financials are in the posted materials. See agenda...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 1112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board of Trustees Meeting Oct 13 7:00 pm

Agenda items include: - Changing the Superintendent's contract to add an option to receive an annual $10,000 fringe benefit...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Oct. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:18 am | 4 comments | 1365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD and APT negotiation process starting

At the upcoming PUSD Board of Trustees meeting (Oct 27), agenda item 14.2 is for PUSD and the APT to present their initial...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is the PUSD Budget Advisory Committee up to?

In the minutes of the PUSD Board of Trustees meeeting for Oct. 13 the CSEA representative commended the BAC "...they appreciate...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 26, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 8 comments | 1468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Citizens' Group?

The following letter to the editor was printed 11/27/09 in the PW. Does anyone know what the "concerned citizens' group"...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Dec 20, 2009 at 7:14 am | 199 comments | 4017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Alternative Expense Reductions?

The first of several "Special Board Meetings" is scheduled for January 5, 2010. Agenda and Board Packet is posted here (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgend...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2009 at 6:50 pm | 32 comments | 1347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Budget Advisory Committee

The Budget Advisory Committee members have been posted on the PUSD website (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/BudgetAdvisory.cfm)...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Dec 24, 2009 at 8:49 am | 15 comments | 2241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Race to the Top

At the upcoming Jan 5, 2010 PUSD Board of Trustees meeting agenda item 2.1 is to approve an MOU contingent upon success in...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to tax your water meters?

Trustee Hintzkee is exploring taxing water meters to pay for schools. View the Dec 16 school board meeting (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/webcasts/bmDec162009.cfm) 2010...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 30, 2009 at 1:19 am | 6 comments | 1142 Views
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