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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent arbitrarily eliminates month and a half of instruction time for primary grades 1, 2 and 3

Pleasanton just sent out an email slashing instructional time for Grades 1 through 3. Pupils in primary grades 1-3 will...

Original post made by Kids Deserve Better on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Kids Deserve Better, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:50 am | 11 comments | 1296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fundraiser tonight for Janet Liang

A fundraiser for Janet Liang is taking place today, June 13, from 5-8 p.m. at Sweet Tomatoes, 4501 Hopyard Road in Pleasanton....

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 13, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 1201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Slashes Instructional Time for Students in Secret

PUSD sent home a muddled barely readable letter that is difficult to interpret, but some say that they are cutting instructional...

Original post made by What? on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by jake, on Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 83 comments | 3309 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congratulations to our first Find the Fair logo ticket winner!

Congratulations to ==B Bill Bennett,== the winner of four Alameda County Fair tickets in the first week of the Find the Fair...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by sharon, on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:17 pm | 3 comments | 969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here's the Class of 2012 at Foothill, Amador Valley, Village, Horizon high schools

Here's the Class of 2012 at Foothill, Amador Valley, Village, Horizon high schools with a complete list of the students who...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nancy, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:17 pm | 12 comments | 5691 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Date set for trial of former head of CNET

The cop in charge of Contra Costa County's anti-drug effort has a federal court date set for the drug charges against him....

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 13, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 2137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hole-in-one makes history

It was a win-win for Andrew Searcy at the 28th annual ValleyCare Charitable Foundation Golf Tournament on June 1. Not only...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Wagner, on Jun 13, 2012 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin launches campaign for City Council seat

Pleasanton businessman and city Planning Commission Chairman Jerry Pentin launched his campaign this week for election to...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Manuel, on Jun 13, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 21 comments | 1657 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union sues San Jose to block pension reform measure

Union representatives announced Wednesday that they have filed lawsuits against the city of San Jose to contest the legality...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by To Angry, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 15 comments | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Block of ice falls from sky, hits roof of house

A basketball-size block of ice fell from the sky and hit the roof of a Fremont home at about 6 p.m. Sunday in Fremont. A...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Uncle Bob, you are stupid, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 5 comments | 1120 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Appeals court upholds conviction of former BART police officer

A state appeals court in San Francisco has upheld the involuntary manslaughter conviction of former BART police Officer Johannes...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41 am | 6 comments | 1395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Buy a better seat? REALLY??

Posted on AVHS Newsletter: AMADOR VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PTSA Graduation Ceremony Preferred Seating 8 seats within...

Original post made by Mary on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sonoma, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 16 comments | 1689 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is The Pleasanton Weekly Bias?

I question if the Pleasanton Weekly is bias toward Pete Stark. Case in Point. Posting critical of Pete Stark and his less...

Original post made by Dave on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by A Joke, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 1147 Views

SPORTS

Nebraska man convicted for sexual abuse of 13-year old

A former Nebraska man faces 25 years to life in prison for the ongoing sexual abuse of a 13-year-old Alameda County girl. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district, banking on furlough days, restores programs and jobs

The Pleasanton School District is apparently banking on furlough days to balance its budget for the upcoming school year. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Dysfunctional school district, on Jun 11, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 35 comments | 2974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park District to hold meeting on Ridge

East Bay Regional Park District is holding a meeting from from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 12, at the Veteran's Memorial...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Jun 11, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Surprise, Brown Lied about Fixing Pensions

Remember how Candidate Brown for Governor said that public employee pensions were a big issue and he was going to fix them...

Original post made by pension watcher on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 10, 2012 at 9:44 am | 18 comments | 1286 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No Media Bias by the Wash DC Post Here...Just Move On

Media bias? What bias? Compare the headlines of this same newspaper when Obama won by 7 pts. over McCain vs. the Republican...

Original post made by !!! on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by 7 is 7, on Jun 9, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 7 comments | 1135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Goodguys hit by bad guys

A classic car, a classic pickup truck and two Harley Davidson motorcycles were stolen while parked at or near the Goodguys...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cheever, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 2758 Views

AROUND TOWN

680 Toll Lane Frustrations

I've been wanting to write something about this for a long time--so here it goes: I *love* the toll lane on Highway 680....

Original post made by John F. on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott Horsly, on Jun 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 37 comments | 2621 Views
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