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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plesanton school board to consider borrowing from technology fund to pay for facilities plan

The Pleasanton school board tonight will look at the possibility of borrowing money from a fund set up with the sale of property...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Radumton, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:03 pm | 25 comments | 1303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rush L.

With the Rush's advertisers trampling each other heading for the exits I thought it might be useful to consider who's sticking...

Original post made by mooseturd on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Spacini@comcast.net, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 10 comments | 1185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Plastic Bags (again)

I continue to think about all of the plastic bags we currently receive from merchants of varying sources - every time it...

Original post made by Karla on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Rumba, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Emergency vehicles on Sinclair dr

Heard/saw several emergency vehicles on Sinclair drive (near Mohr) anyone know what was going on?...

Original post made by KeithB on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Kerry, on Mar 13, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 4 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Groups want voting rights restored for thousands of state prisoners sent to county jails

The California League of Women Voters and two other nonprofit groups asked a state appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 12 comments | 1010 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why doesn't Mary Hayashi step down?

I can understand that stepping down from her seat representing the 18th district is a huge step for her, but does she think...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by yowzers, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 1131 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sports

<B>Boy's gymnastics team sweeps on pommel Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6610...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sometimes I let my car run all night long in the driveway

In the forum on plastic bags, Beth, a resident of the Ruby Hill neighborhood, posts: "...Sometimes I let my car run all...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Roy, on Mar 12, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 13 comments | 1263 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PENSION REFORM: San Jose police, firefighters' unions sue city over pension disclosure issues

In the latest salvo in a battle over San Jose employee pension reform plans, a lawyer for three unions has filed a complaint...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Mar 12, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 5 comments | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Minimum day today for all schools?

The PUSD calendar says minimum day for at-risk at grades 1 -5 only for 3/8 and 3/9. And then we find out this week it's...

Original post made by curious on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Parent and Resident, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:46 am | 10 comments | 1612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: To honor its 115th anniversary, PTA needs to tackle school funding

Last week, the Pleasanton PTA Council celebrated PTA Founder's Day, marking the 115th anniversary of the national organization...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by mom O2, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 1199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A great school with classroom numbers under 24

Sunol Glen is the place my granddaughter attends. It has no plans to go above 25 next year, most classes are around 22-23. I...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Just wondering, on Mar 11, 2012 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 1127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD cuts 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 11, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If McCain had won

By listening to all the rather harsh critics of Obama,I can only deduce their vision of America today if McCain had won.Unemployment...

Original post made by HOOPS on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Mar 11, 2012 at 9:46 am | 40 comments | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud Booms in P-town this morning

Has anyone else heard the 2 or 3 loud booms this morning? I am off Vineyard and it was enough to startle me and get the...

Original post made by Jumpy on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Pleasanton Valley Resident, on Mar 11, 2012 at 1:28 am | 5 comments | 1197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hold study session on debt service tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will hold an hour-long study session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to look at the district's debt...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by TV Watcher, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:50 pm | 27 comments | 1601 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 | 1484 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to cut 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 10, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 81 comments | 2880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuit filed challenging San Francisco's plastic bag ban could affect similar laws here

San Francisco's ban on plastic bags, similar to ones adopted by Plesanton and Dublin last month, is being challenged in court...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bags, on Mar 10, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 23 comments | 1569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unions urge members, Democrats to rally against Walmart market planned for Pleasanton

Union leaders called on members and others at a Democratic Party rally to protest at upcoming meetings throughout the East...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by ChooChooHank, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 105 comments | 3845 Views
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