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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board learns more about parcel tax, but decides to hold off

School board members learned more about what goes into crafting a parcel tax for the November ballot Tuesday night, but will...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by taxpayer, on Apr 13, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 15 comments | 1862 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 | 2786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-Resident School Board Member will participate in a board meeting by phone from his home in Camino Ca.

Pleasanton school board member, Pat Kernan, will participate in a board meeting by phone from his home in Camino Ca. What...

Original post made by Outraged on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by PLATO, on May 6, 2008 at 1:01 am | 15 comments | 2112 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tell Congress to Repeal "Don't ask don't tell"

Discrimination is discrimination. Last I checked, ALL Americans are equal under the law... Concerned, contributing, patriotic,...

Original post made by holly blash on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by consider, on Jul 23, 2008 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 1774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voice Recorders in the Classroom

I think all classrooms should have a recording device that we can be reviewed if a student reports unprofessional...

Original post made by Ellen on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by I can't believe it, on Jul 30, 2008 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 1981 Views

SPORTS

Hacienda Business Park getting sporty

The only newspapers circulating at the Tri-Valley Herald's former building on Willow Road will be the ones exercisers will...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 4175 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Haggerty up on Stoneridge Drive offer

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4464 posted Friday, September 5,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by beenThere, on Sep 15, 2008 at 7:58 am | 15 comments | 3005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neal School litigation Sinks High School Gym Expansions

School Superintendent John Casey has informed residents that the long over due gym expansion at Foothill and Amador High...

Original post made by Ceaser on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 9, 2008 at 8:44 pm | 15 comments | 1741 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Greetings, Sarah Palin

Pleasanton businesswoman Judy Lloyd, who is active in the Republican Party in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, recently...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by mac, on Oct 31, 2008 at 1:03 am | 15 comments | 1447 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 funding - very interesting

The SF Chronicle has the link on their website to search the public-record database of where the funding both for and against...

Original post made by Grace on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Robyn, on Nov 16, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 15 comments | 1993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State cuts to schools

My neighbor, who works as a teacher in the Pleasanton Schools told me that because of the state budget, the schools are going...

Original post made by Stephen on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by another disastisfied parent, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:53 pm | 15 comments | 1805 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville pilot hailed as hero in NY plane crash

A Danville pilot is being hailed as a national hero after he made an emergency water landing in the Hudson River in New York...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 22, 2009 at 6:37 am | 15 comments | 1391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 15 comments | 1988 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin teens arrested for robbing Family Deli

Two Dublin teens were arrested for allegedly robbing the Family Deli and Food, located at 3510 Old Santa Rita Road. Police...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by hahahahahahaha, on Feb 11, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 15 comments | 1862 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Socialism won't lift people out of poverty

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5297 posted Friday, March 6, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:41 am | 15 comments | 1242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Money Does Not Fix Education!

Pleasanton Unified Spend $5492 per student. Washington D.C. spends $24600 per student (that is not a typo). Washington...

Original post made by Get Real on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 15 comments | 2000 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Parks district to hold meeting Wednesday on Pleasanton Ridge

The East Bay Regional Parks District will hold a meeting this coming Wednesday for anyone interested in learning about the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Scott, on Mar 24, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 15 comments | 1461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scrabble Club Searches for Catchy Slogan

Hello, this is my first time posting here since registering. As the president of my school's newly made Scrabble Club,...

Original post made by fopdoodle on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by The New, Real Fopdoodle, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 15 comments | 1948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Picking Up After YOUR Dog

My wife and I have been walking around the Sports Park and have noticed that most of the dog owners DO NOT pick up after...

Original post made by Park Walker on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Apr 6, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 15 comments | 1295 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton launches new curbside garbage recycling program

The City Council Tuesday gave its unanimous approval to a more extensive curbside refuse recycling program that will parallel...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by Where do I put it?, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:17 am | 15 comments | 1637 Views
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