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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slashes $9 million from budget

Despite pleas to save positions and programs, the school board officially identified millions of dollars in cuts to balance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 114 comments | 2219 Views

AROUND TOWN

The schools and Fund Raisers REALLY upsetting

O.K. I just picked up my child from elementary school with a BUNDLE of "fund raiser" catalogues! First off we pay a LOT...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 55 comments | 2219 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull attack in Birdland

Just read about this in this week's PW. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family who's dog was mauled by these two pitbulls....

Original post made by Jeannie on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Puppy Bowl, on Feb 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 8 comments | 2219 Views

RESTAURANTS

Emergency Brownies-Dining at Home

I feel it is important that I share my recipe for Emergency Brownies with other Pleasantonians. They are not quite like...

Original post made by Ginger on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 16, 2008 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brave young Lady!

The young lady that reported her Boyfriends threat to the dance this past weekend. Will never know how many lives she changed...

Original post made by Jane on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2008 at 11:36 pm | 8 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Permit parking Only?

Why can't us people living across from he fairgrounds have permit parking only on the street? with the good guys coming next...

Original post made by D. Ragon on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stella, on May 31, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 30 comments | 2217 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's beginning to look a lot like . .

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go, and especially in Pleasanton where downtown and Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 23, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 16 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving and Talking On Cell Phones Cause Accidents

Do people not understand that by talking on the phone and text messaging while driving, is increasing accidents, including...

Original post made by Christine on May. 17, 2007
Last comment by RKA, on May 22, 2007 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2214 Views

AROUND TOWN

BOY, that was some Earthquake

5.6 2007/10/30 20:04:54 37.432N 121.776W 9.2 8 km ( 5 mi) NNE of Alum Rock, CA ...

Original post made by Anne on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Nov 8, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 2214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't cut down the tall trees in Pioneer Cemetery

May 17, 2008 I thought the city was going to preserve and beautify the Pioneer Cemetery in Pleasanton? I live next to...

Original post made by Jim Brice on May. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 18, 2008 at 2:07 am | 11 comments | 2214 Views

SPORTS

Spring sports underway in Pleasanton

Blizzard lacrosse crushes Burlingame, San Jose Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2266...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by blake staniford, on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD High School 7th period on the chopping block?

In the PUSD Jan 26th Budget Challenges 2010-11 update, a union negotiable item is: "Suspend high school collaboration period...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heather Simmons, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 42 comments | 2214 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NRA's Response to Sandy Hook Massacre: Armed Guards?

NRA chief Wayne Lapierre recently held a news conference in which he proposed armed guards in all schools to prevent further...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 25, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 19 comments | 2214 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 | 2214 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lin family wins court order to block Oak Grove petition

An Alameda County Superior Court judge Tuesday blocked the Pleasanton City Council from hearing the results of a petition...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by H. Guo, on Jan 30, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 12 comments | 2213 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessing is back!

For anyone who remembers Blessings, the wonderful Chinese restaurant on Santa Rita, the great news is owner Cindy is back...

Original post made by Rene on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Viv, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 2212 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 police cars this morning...

Kind of surprising to see 5 police cars, with their lights on all lined up behind a WHEELS bus this morning, pulled over...

Original post made by Earlybird on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patsy, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2212 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who's Protecting Who?

At the end of this column is a listing of the TSA agents who were arrested within a year's time for heinous crimes against...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2212 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take a survey on your rainwater use

Ph.D. candidate Neeraja Havaligi is asking Pleasanton residents to take an online survey for her to use with her thesis on...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Beeky, on Aug 14, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 2211 Views
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