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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 | 3233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accused Castlewood killer's ex-wife testifies

Suspicious of his activities in the days following the murder of a Castlewood couple, the ex-wife of accused killer Ernest...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3231 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to slash budget by more than $5.3 million

A split school board voted Tuesday night to keep a proposed list of cuts intact, despite a last-minute effort by two members...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on Mar 3, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 34 comments | 3231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton seeking candidates for various commissions, committees, task forces

The city of Pleasanton is currently accepting applications to fill vacancies on several city commissions and committees. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by molly, on Mar 18, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 3231 Views

RESTAURANTS

Unprofessional business practice

As of Dec. 10th when our group of four had dinner at Stacey's Cafe, no written, posted sign, nor verbal announcement was...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by sherry, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 3225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds downtown for festive holiday shopping

Pleasanton's downtown came alive over the weekend with special holiday events ranging from "Earlier Than the Bird" special...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 3224 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Lacrosse Club gets Stealth-y

Tuesday's Pleasanton Lacrosse Club practice wasn't ordinary by any means. Two players from indoor lacrosse team, the San...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 7, 2008 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 3222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Know the facts, no matter how you vote on Measure E

People think that by putting more money into schools/education, we will get better students, better results. Please spend...

Original post made by Steven on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on Apr 11, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 85 comments | 3222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs speed limit increases on 11 city streets

Speed limits are being raised by 5 miles an hour on 11 major streets in Pleasanton after a traffic survey showed that motorists...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 16, 2013 at 10:27 am | 17 comments | 3219 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 | 3217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Homes targeted in burglaries

Six homes were hit in burglaries or burglary attempts between Feb. 14 and Feb. 21, police reports show. Jewelry worth an...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 9 comments | 3214 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan's last stand against Walmart grocery

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan, a long-time and outspoken foe of the business and employment policies of national...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by gdanjou, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 61 comments | 3214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why was Tranquiliy Health Center closed?

I walked by the Los Pilares building on Main St. today, and noticed a sign in the window leading to one of the office suites:...

Original post made by Michael on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Oct 23, 2007 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 3213 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandals appear to be racially motivated

A home in the 3900 Block of Kern Court was vandalized in the early hours of Nov. 5 and the owners believe it was politically...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by A Donlon Family, on Nov 14, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 46 comments | 3212 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen driver leaves scene of single-vehicle crash

Pleasanton police are investigating a single-vehicle crash early this morning on Ruby Hill Drive. The call to the 3400 block...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Run from the fire, on Oct 18, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 25 comments | 3212 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Group celebrates summer solstice at Pleasanton's Centennial Park

A hearty group of early morning risers joined together at 5:42 this morning for the summer solstice traditionally held at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 3209 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador DECA headed to state competition

Fresh off their award-winning performances at the Northern California DECA District Conference, more than 100 Amador Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 3207 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California rated worse run state, and one doing the most to spread the wealth

It is interesting how California is rated the worst run state, and one of the states that spends the most! "1. California State...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 64 comments | 3206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Referendum process in grave jeopardy

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3840 posted Friday, April 11, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 13, 2008 at 8:09 pm | 15 comments | 3203 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
By Tom Cushing | 19 comments | 583 views

Politics dominate Napolitano's world view
By Tim Hunt | 8 comments | 505 views

Teaching The Arts
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 449 views