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No Child Left Behind a failing program, Pleasanton school chief says

Pleasanton school Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi is joining with other Alameda County superintendents in taking a stand against...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by No more excuses. We want results, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 32 comments | 1991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Van overturns in wet weather

Slick roads may have been the cause of an overturned vehicle this morning in Vintage Hills. At approximately 10:45 a.m.,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Gene, on Jan 8, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 6 comments | 1990 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 | 1990 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The truth needs to be told...

The ugly truth about abortion. It needs to be told, this is why we are in the bind we're in, we're no better than the Mayans...

Original post made by D on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by mickey, on Jan 27, 2011 at 4:55 am | 35 comments | 1990 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tightening home mortgage rules hitting self-employed hardest

In a blow to hundreds—probably thousands—of breadwinners in Pleasanton who successfully operate their own businesses,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by drexl, on May 16, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 13 comments | 1989 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Falcon's nest nets victory over Amador Valley

Special to the Pleasanton Weekly by Andy Udinski On February 18, the Foothill High School boys' varsity team ended their...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 7 comments | 1989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident near Downtown?

My daughter & I thought we saw paramedics pulling a gurney up from the creek near Main St. but I haven't seen any news about...

Original post made by JulieG on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by me, on Mar 22, 2008 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 1988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove landowners vow to proceed with development despite defeat at polls

The Oak Grove landowners who saw their plan to build 51 homes in their southeast hills property above Pleasanton's Kottinger...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by OMG, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:23 am | 55 comments | 1988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Schools Receive WAY MORE Money Than Other Districts

More important that which district are receiving parcel taxes, you have to look at how much money the district receive from...

Original post made by checking on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 13, 2011 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 1988 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prop. A1 >>>> 170 million dollar theft

Proposition A1 is an arrogant attempt to divert public money to a private (non-profit) organization. You see the cutsy...

Original post made by mooseturd on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by R.Tomson, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laws of Life Essay's / Luncheon

Today I was very impressed by many of the high school students at Foothill. They had a luncheon today for essay winners on...

Original post made by Aaron on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by stan, on May 22, 2008 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 1987 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 | 1987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters: American flags torn down

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4378 posted Friday, August 15,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 1, 2008 at 12:05 pm | 12 comments | 1987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If School Board Member could have her way, high school Marching Band Students would be required to take PE as a separate class.

One school Board member has no first hand knowledge of the rigorous academic schedule Pleasanton high school students must...

Original post made by Kimberly on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 19, 2009 at 11:14 am | 38 comments | 1987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Extreme Police Activity Near the Apartments by Stoneridge

Today well driving down stoneridge I looked down a street and saw at least 6 police cars blocking the road, and more were...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 24, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 10 comments | 1987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon - Windermere Incident

Another mom in our group called the San Ramon police department and was connected with a Sergeant Todd Anderson. He confirmed...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by Stacy, on Jul 15, 2008 at 11:18 am | 5 comments | 1986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rave Coming to Pleasanton Under a Different Name?

Is there a rave that is going to be at the Alameda County Fairgrounds on New Years Eve? Looking online the company who is...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by TRude, on Dec 19, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 15 comments | 1986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

body found under freeway

Did they ever release the name of the man they found dead underneath the freeway near the Hilton? I cannot find anything...

Original post made by Ginger on Jan. 7, 2012
Last comment by See the San Ramon Express, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 1986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional Kindergarten

Looks like Transitional K will not be funded in Jerry Brown's new budget (is this correct?). Does that mean it will be dropped...

Original post made by curious on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 17, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 22 comments | 1986 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Children's Hospital seeks help on rebuilding through county-wide parcel tax

Children's Hospital of Oakland, one of the country's largest and the only hospital and research center serving children exclusively...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 5, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 1984 Views
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