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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 3604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4658 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 19, 2008 at 6:32 am | 96 comments | 3603 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Murder-suicide led to death of Pleasanton woman and her daughter

Police say it's unlikely anyone will ever know what led a mother to shoot her daughter, then shoot herself at their Stacy...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 27, 2012 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 3603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gold's Gymm does not get permit

I find it very suspicious that Gold's Gym could not get the necessary permits to open its facility in Pleasanton, after it...

Original post made by Gym User on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by NoGymHere, on Apr 7, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 19 comments | 3601 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do you think of The Oasis Grille?

As the publisher of www.BayAreaCritic.com, I'd like to get your input regarding The Oasis Grille located on Main Street in...

Original post made by Bay Area Critic.com on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 7 comments | 3600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair opens to huge crowds

The Alameda County Fair began its 102nd year Wednesday with opening day crowds streaming in to take advantage of $1 admission...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jun 21, 2014 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 3595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to attract and retain teachers - the Idaho way

Idaho is implementing reforms to phase out teacher tenure and provide merit pay. http://www.idahostatesman.com/legislature/ "Through...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 106 comments | 3583 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Vic's All Star Kitchen Closing

My kids returned from school today where they heard that Vic's All Star Kitchen was closing. Does any one out there know?...

Original post made by John K. on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Donna, on Mar 28, 2011 at 10:03 am | 4 comments | 3580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate Sandy Piderit wants new ways of thinking about education

Concern for the future of education in Pleasanton led Sandy Piderit to run for the school board, she told a small crowd at...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:51 am | 55 comments | 3579 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Growing Army of Angry Men Whose Lives Have Been Destroyed by the Federal Government

The Growing Army of Angry Men Whose Lives Have Been Destroyed by the Federal Government by Mark R. Crovelli by Mark R....

Original post made by mark on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 29, 2009 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 3578 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'Dream' still inspires 50 years later

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s impassioned 16-minute "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago today changed the tenor of the Civil...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by William Tell, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 3576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home Depot security officer knocked down by car as woman flees with power toools

A Home Depot security officer was run down by the driver of a car in the Pleasanton store's parking lot last night as he...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 3575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fraud in the many nail salons

A friend of mine and my daughter were working in one of the many nail salons in Pleasanton. Neither my friend or my daughter...

Original post made by Lisa on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ari, on Aug 22, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 32 comments | 3573 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Solydra bankruptcy highlights green failures or Obama and McNerney

The Obama administration and Jerry McNerney have touted green technology to lead this country out of recession. They attempted...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 13, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 84 comments | 3573 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREECYCLE Yahoo Group

Does anyone use this group? I had a friend join this past year and she has been able to get rid of things she didnt need...

Original post made by Fran on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 47 comments | 3572 Views

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Merrill Newman returns home

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto grandfather who had been detained by North Korean officials since Oct. 26, arrived...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 10, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 3569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former President of Kottinger Ranch HOA Speaks Out

The debate over Measure D has created a rather polarized response in parts of Pleasanton. Since I was part of the group...

Original post made by Bing Hadley on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by forex robot, on Jun 8, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 40 comments | 3564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alisal teacher named 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'

An Alisal Elementary School third-grade teacher was named a "Symetra Hero in the Classroom" by Symetra, Wells Fargo and the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lennis Sadler, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 3564 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On the Fast Track

More than 70 businesses participated in the Pleasanton Business Expo held by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and City...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 25, 2007 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 3563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton nonprofit leader named to college post

Arnoldo Avalos, the founder and chief executive officer of the Pleasanton-based Avalos Foundation, has been appointed to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thank you!, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 3563 Views
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