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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 8501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 6309 Views

SPORTS

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 | 5744 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 8132 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1521 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2377 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1142 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1594 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2641 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2472 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1726 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2428 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com (http://www.recalljenniferhosterman.com). I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 3511 Views

AROUND TOWN

First budget crisis forum slated for Jan. 26

Informative meetings about the budget crisis and its impact to the school district have been scheduled for Jan. 26 and Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Just Say NO To Bailouts, on Jan 25, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 33 comments | 2651 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Am I Doing? Sorting Trash

OK, has anyone figured out a clean and space saving method to handle trash with the new PGS sorting requirements? My small...

Original post made by Trashsorter on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fellow Recyler, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 33 comments | 2095 Views
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