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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 2902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good to Great - In our Schools

Several times, School Board Member Chris Grant has referenced the book "Good to Great" when talking about what we need to...

Original post made by What Makes Great on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 27, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 49 comments | 2902 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Those who opt out of PG&E's 'SmartMeter' program will pay fees

Over boos and hisses from opponents of PG&E's SmartMeters, the California Public Utilities Commission Wednesday voted to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by other Bill, on Oct 17, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 18 comments | 2899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let Them Starve As Punishment: Food Stamps Cut Once Again

The Senate Agriculture Committee completed work on the 2013 Farm Bill Tuesday, and took another big whack at food aid, again....

Original post made by Freedom on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Freedom, on May 17, 2013 at 6:20 am | 16 comments | 2899 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two from San Jose arrested in Pleasanton pesticide theft

Two men have been arrested for burglary in a months-long theft of pesticides from Terminix in Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2014
Last comment by HA, on Feb 17, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 3 comments | 2898 Views

SPORTS

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 to consider a proposal by a San Jose Sharks affiliate to build a four-rink ice hockey...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 22, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 10 comments | 2896 Views

RESTAURANTS

Amarone Italian Restaurant - A REAL Italian meal

Finally, a REAL Italian restaurant. The chef is from Florence, the owners from Verona, Italy. They KNOW how to do it up...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Benjamin, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:15 am | 16 comments | 2896 Views

SPORTS

Bocce ball's Bernardi headed for 'fierce' world competition

Pleasanton's Joey Bernardi, U.S. Under-21 bocce ball champ, is headed for the International Championships being held in Rome...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Sep 3, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 7 comments | 2895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spiller sworn in as new Pleasanton police chief

An overflow crowd gathered at Pleasanton's City Council chamber yesterday to welcome the city's new chief of police, Dave...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by a former Peasanton res., on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:00 pm | 42 comments | 2895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leaf Blowers at 7 AM on Weekends -- REALLY???

Dear thoughtless neighbor, You have your yard service come out at 7 AM on every Saturday and I have put up with the endless...

Original post made by quiet resident on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on May 14, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 23 comments | 2895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 2894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man captured with local girl in critical condition after jailhouse jump

The man connected to a Pleasanton teen who went missing for several days last week is in critical condition following an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by TahoeIsBetter, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 30 comments | 2894 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fallen BART sergeant killed by single shot to chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom "Tommy" Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 15 comments | 2892 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are people saying that a balanced Federal Budget won't work?

I think the proposal to have balanced budget on a Federal level is a great idea - we wouldn't be in the mess we're in if...

Original post made by two cents on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Sick and Tired, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:27 am | 111 comments | 2891 Views

SPORTS

Springtime now means lacrosse

It was only a matter of time once lacrosse took hold in the Western United States at the youth levels before California became...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Norcal Lax, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 2891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD broke...? Part 2

Following up on an April 8 post http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=1648 on the PUSD reserve fund getting...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:25 am | 88 comments | 2888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are PTA's donations to Measure E Legal?

Donating to your PTA is not necessarily going to help the classrooms. If you look at the donations the PTAs made to the parcel...

Original post made by PTAs are a PAC (Political Action Committee) on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 33 comments | 2888 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigation continues in Pleasanton shooting deaths

The two victims in last Monday night's fatal shooting in Pleasanton were shot once in the head, according to the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on May 14, 2012 at 8:30 am | 28 comments | 2887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE PLEASANTON SCHOOLS

Dear Friends, I am deeply concerned over the proposed level of cuts being proposed to the Pleasanton schools....

Original post made by Laura Foster on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by Green Girl, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 49 comments | 2885 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fireworks now on sale in Dublin

"Safe and Sane" fireworks are now on sale in Dublin. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/30/fireworks-now-on-sale-in-dublin...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gram-ME, on Jul 3, 2014 at 9:12 am | 14 comments | 2885 Views
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