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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public Sector Unions Growing Power

An outstanding analysis of the growing power of public sector unions is in the Wall Stree Journal's Editorial page. This...

Original post made by Ceasar on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bad Business, on May 15, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 16 comments | 1735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hair Cutter for Boys

Anyone know a good hair cutter for boys? Not the classic short hair style cut, more like the skater-dude cut. Cosmos...

Original post made by Lisa on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sergei, on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:00 am | 16 comments | 4452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Was the Story on Pete Stark Removed?

Story posted this morning has been removed by the Pleasanton Weekly. Why?!...

Original post made by Dave on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by steve, on May 22, 2012 at 8:59 pm | 16 comments | 1795 Views

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Did We Set Ourselves up for the Carnage in Boston?

Am I the only one to wonder why this country allows unrestricted immigration of people from countries that know only violence? Why...

Original post made by tired of this on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 1, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 16 comments | 1544 Views

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California Libraries lose ALL State Funding

It may not have been much; it had been decreasing over time, but now there will be no state monies given to any public library...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 pm | 16 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brick wall on Kolln and Valley

Does anybody know what the story is behind the ugly brick wall on Kolln and Valley? Obviously, it is to block traffic from...

Original post made by Lynn on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:56 am | 16 comments | 2053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release photo of car used in daytime burglary

Pleasanton police have released a photo of the car used by burglars fleeing from a daytime break-in Monday morning and was...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by ***, on Apr 4, 2012 at 8:52 am | 16 comments | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roadshow: The torture that is the I-680 evening commute

http://www.mercurynews.com/mr-roadshow/ci_27795665/roadshow-northbound-interstate-680 Q I've noticed that small wooden stakes...

Original post made by Anonymous on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 16 comments | 1170 Views

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That Obama's at it again!

Obama strikes at our free enterprise system again in another attempt to ruin our economy and implement his Radical Agenda...

Original post made by Tea Party Patriot on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on Oct 11, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 16 comments | 1409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$25,000 in vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School

School officials confirmed a break-in at Harvest Park Middle School over Memorial Day weekend that resulted in thousands...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 14, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 16 comments | 6391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax fails

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:30 am | 16 comments | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Link to help you understand school funding.

http://www.k12newsnetwork.com/2011/05/ca-school-funding-map-tool/ Check this out. It may help you to understand the effects...

Original post made by Link to help you understand on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by split roll, on May 9, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 2413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district email did not endorse Sanwong for Pleasanton Council

In an email sent April 16 to the Pleasanton Weekly, long-time Pleasanton school district employee Lisa Lorentz took issue...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Johnny Echo, on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 16 comments | 27617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prison health care workers to strike at Santa Rita Jail

More than a hundred health care workers at Santa Rita Jail plan to strike this Tuesday if their demands aren't met. The employees...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 16 comments | 2983 Views

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Staying positive in a negative environment (economy)

1. Take a news sabbatical. Listening to the news can be downright depressing. All bad news all of the time can drag you down...

Original post made by Positive on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Viva La Revolution!, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 16 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes starting Oct. 1 offer help for parents with difficult teens

Pleasanton Unified is launching a parent-involvement course that will help adults intervene with difficult adolescents. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by reson mustpreval, on Sep 26, 2015 at 8:55 am | 16 comments | 1332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Official Layoff Numbers:

From PUSD E-Mail Connection-OFFICIAL LAYOFF NUMBERS: At the June 3 meeting of the Pleasanton Unified Board of Trustees,...

Original post made by Staff on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jun 6, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 1900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tour Oak Grove Property - Decide Yes or No For Yourself

I'm a resident of Pleasanton who recently toured the Oak Grove property. After seeing it, I'd like to encourage everyone...

Original post made by Pleasanton Voter on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by junebug, on May 24, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 16 comments | 1424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does anyone know why our district has so much debt compared to other districts?

I heard from a friend that our district carries 18-20% debt while most other districts carry 3-4%. Why is this? What is...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by an old mom, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 1347 Views

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I-680 Express lanes due to open this fall

A new toll system for solo drivers who want to use the HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lanes on Interstate 680 is set to open...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Danielle, on Dec 15, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 16 comments | 2333 Views
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