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School community examines the expulsion process

The Pleasanton school board, principals and vice principals from every school in the district met in June to discuss new...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by emm, on Aug 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 1676 Views


Teacher's Union Priorities (Surprise, it's not the Students)

At the 9/14 PUSD Board of Trustees Meeting, teacher's union president Trevor Knaggs proposed that the newly allocated $3M...

Original post made by Nomad on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 3, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 33 comments | 1726 Views


Judging Teachers

I just read Trevor Knaggs letter in the Pleasanton weekly, titled, "Judging Teachers. Mr. Knaggs writes that the priority...

Original post made by Nancy on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Be Positive, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 2728 Views


Are PTA's donations to Measure E Legal?

Donating to your PTA is not necessarily going to help the classrooms. If you look at the donations the PTAs made to the parcel...

Original post made by PTAs are a PAC (Political Action Committee) on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 33 comments | 3574 Views


Three incumbents announce candidacy for school board seats

All three incumbent Pleasanton school board members have confirmed they will seek reelection this fall as their terms expire,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 11, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 33 comments | 3511 Views


What do we say to our kids about what happed in CT?

How do we explain that a crazy person shot down kindergartners in their classroom? What if they are afraid to go to school?...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 20, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 33 comments | 4207 Views


Pleasanton board's action leaves principal's status unclear

The employment status of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh still isn't clear in spite of a 3-2 vote taken in closed...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 33 comments | 8266 Views


Former Alisal principal to lead Livermore school

Terri Quesinberry, whose departure as Alisal Elementary principal was announced last week, has been hired as the principal...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Principal issues, on Aug 5, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 33 comments | 6006 Views


Foothill Basketball

Foothill's basketball team is going to be great this year! The Coach must be doing a great job in improving the team's...

Original post made by BasketBall Fan on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:39 am | 33 comments | 5440 Views


Prop 8 puts discrimination in the Constitution

Dear Pleasanton Neighbors, After weeks of reading about Prop 8 in the news, I feel compelled to write. I know this is...

Original post made by Tara Walsh on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by PJ, on Oct 30, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 7892 Views


Afghanistan more difficult than thought

President Obama ran on an end the war platform among other promises and now the war in Afganistan is expanding under his...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Juan, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:35 am | 33 comments | 1482 Views


Only GOP will defend "In God We Trust" ?

44 members of Congress signed an amicus brief opposing an attempt by the Madison, Wisc.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 19, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 33 comments | 2296 Views


The Reagan vs. Obama Debate (short videoclip...worth viewing)

An extremely profound videoclip of the difference in ideals between Reagan and Obama. Very sobering to see that it is...

Original post made by Jerry on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 12, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 33 comments | 1099 Views


sick days and pensions

What is the deal with sick days? I read in the paper yesterday that the San Ramon city manager had accumulated 9 months...

Original post made by wondering on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 16, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 33 comments | 2241 Views


Replace Jerry McNerney

We need jobs. We need a new direction. Let's replace Jerry McNerney David Harmer - CA 11 is Running Against Insider Incumbent...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Sep 16, 2010 at 2:12 am | 33 comments | 1534 Views


Channel 2 news story - San Ramon City Manager salary...

is $359,000/yr. Livermore, Danville, Santa Clara, etc. all have City Managers pulling in more than $300k per year. Give...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by It's a long line, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 33 comments | 2556 Views


Here is the next California time bomb!!!

Even though this article was reported by a paper other than the Pleasanton Weekly I believe that a 500 billion dollar unfunded...

Original post made by Paul on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Christy, on May 19, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 33 comments | 2411 Views


How is the new health care law working out?

How is the new health care law working out of you? For me not so good: - Insurance premiums increased by 10% this year -...

Original post made by ? on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Kay, on Oct 28, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 33 comments | 1613 Views


Stark, Swalwell take top 2 spots in November's 15th District congressional race

In the newly-aligned 15th Congressional District that covers all of Pleasanton, longtime Congressman Pete Stark advanced...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 33 comments | 2236 Views


California is watching San Bernardino, and the nation is watching California

With an anonymous troll posting here--using the pseudonym Guvnah"--characterizing "projections" of debt as mere "fodder for...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 4, 2014 at 11:53 am | 33 comments | 1086 Views
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Hope Hospice celebrates 35 years of quality service to the valley
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 316 views