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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama wants longer days and longer school years!

This should be interesting and thought provoking to say the least longer school days and longer school years. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090927/ap_on_re_us/us_more_school...

Original post made by The Farmer on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 18 comments | 1120 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another Obama appointee apologizing for past actions

Chiming in to further the right wing smear campaign. Kevin Jennings is the Director of the Department of Education’s...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 18 comments | 1095 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What is the Federal Reserve Bank (FED) and why do we have it?

I believe that it is essential that all Americans know the facts regarding the FED. This article does a very good job...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 4, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 18 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another workshop planned on curbside recycling program

In a follow-up to a standing-room only event held in August, the city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service (PGS)...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Country Fair resident, on Oct 28, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 18 comments | 1198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nightlife and the responsibility of businesses

I am all for a more vibrant night-life in Pleasanton. I do not mind that establishments would like to extend their hours,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 18 comments | 1398 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Panda closing?

Hope not - the food is wonderful...

Original post made by Citizen on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 18 comments | 4213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young bicyclist struck by truck on Greenwood Road

A 14-year-old Pleasanton girl is reportedly still in the hospital after being hit by a truck near Harvest Park Middle School...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sarah S, on Dec 17, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 1700 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spin This, Democrats: " $787 Billion in Stimulus, Zero Jobs 'Created or Saved' "

Morning Bell: $787 Billion in Stimulus, Zero Jobs “Created or Saved” http://blog.heritage.org/2010/01/12/morning-bell-787-billion-in-stimulus-zero-jobs-created-or-saved/ On...

Original post made by Ruth on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 20, 2010 at 1:54 am | 18 comments | 990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poison Pill for Oak Grove

I read in the January 21, 2010 issue of the Independent paper (no coverage by the Weekly- not sure why), that there is a...

Original post made by Jack on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 18 comments | 1033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A different type of education

Though people might think being home schooled eventually gets isolating, Amy, a Pleasanton tenth-grader, and her sister Rebecca,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 18 comments | 1508 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama theft!!!

A very timely message.....one we should all heed.     The Dinner Roll..   Once upon a time I was invited to the...

Original post made by Commie on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 29, 2010 at 9:51 pm | 18 comments | 886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers pink slips...

I wonder how many PUSD teachers received pink slips?...

Original post made by bobbi on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by First-rated Mom, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 18 comments | 5446 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Joaquin GOP candidate withdraws to support Harmer in 11th Congressional District race

San Joaquin County businessman Robert Beadles has withdrawn as a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 11th Congressional...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:21 am | 18 comments | 906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finally...A California School Board with Guts...

...to respond intelligently to the economic environment. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/orange/la-me-0424-teacher-strike-20100424,0,1748731.story A...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 18 comments | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Savvy Seconds Needs to Clean up Their Act!

Is it just me or does the site of racks of clothes on the sidewalk outside of Savvy Seconds make downtown look cheap and...

Original post made by Brianna on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 18 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board selects Fremont assistant suprintendent to head its schools

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3997 posted Thursday, April 29, 2010, 4:41...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by It's fremont's HUGE LOSS, on May 13, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 18 comments | 1320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador vs. Foothill boys in NCS final Saturday, but . . . .

Congratulations to the boys varsity volleyball teams at Amador and Foothill. They will meet Saturday in the NCS finals at...

Original post made by Volleyball fan on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by A Person, on May 23, 2010 at 9:14 am | 18 comments | 1397 Views

SPORTS

FOOTHILL WINS NCS VOLLEYBALL

Saturday night karma came full circle as Foothill beat Amador Valley in the NCS Volleyball Championship game. Where's the...

Original post made by Justice is served on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by A mom from Foothill, on Jun 6, 2010 at 10:37 am | 18 comments | 2834 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dead: 19. Injured: 60.

The author of this article states "Gaza is both the world’s largest open-air prison and the 21st century’s undeclared concentration...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 3268 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America as Texas vs. California: Who’s Moving Where

Very stark graphic illustration of the economic effects of liberal policies vs. conservative in the maps on this website....

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 1166 Views
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Public Ivy Schools for 2015--Going By the ‘Virginia Rule’
By Elizabeth LaScala | 6 comments | 1,292 views

Me and Ashley, sittin’ in a tweet …
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 1,226 views

Exchange Club Meeting on First Amendment
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 493 views