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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids turned away from school sports for lack of funds

I was saddened today when my sons school basketball team had to turn away students. The kids had not had their sports physical...

Original post made by Ptown Press on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 3002 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 | 2395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 9159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear latest state funding estimates at tonight's meeting

The Pleasanton School board will get an update on the latest financial news from the state at its meeting tonight. The update...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:50 am | 31 comments | 9497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district ranks among Bay Area's best

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has been ranked the third-best school district in the Bay Area, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 19, 2015 at 10:36 am | 31 comments | 9612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent evaluation on special Saturday meeting agenda

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special board meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Rose Hotel, 807 Main Street, Pleasanton....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 6, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 31 comments | 6186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh: Pleasanton School District retaliated after he filed complaint

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh alleged during his testimony April 29 he was put on administrative...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 6, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 31 comments | 7253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board appoints interim HR chief

The Pleasanton school board appointed Dianne Howell as the interim assistant superintendent of human resources, but did not...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by need a global perspective, on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 31 comments | 5657 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Anthony, on May 24, 2010 at 11:28 am | 31 comments | 10033 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Our recommendations for today's special election

Voters will decide today six special propositions. Here's a short summary of each. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1859...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on May 20, 2009 at 7:35 am | 31 comments | 2148 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Question to Obama Democrats...

To "Stay Cool", "Stacey" , "Poster Boy", "Janna" and other Obama Democrats... I would be very interested to know what...

Original post made by ! on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 28, 2009 at 6:57 am | 31 comments | 1922 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Sincere (and Important) Question to Democrats ...

What are the differences between the ideals of the Democrat party today and Communism? I honestly see no difference. Please...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:03 am | 31 comments | 7340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here we go...if Obamacare is upheld, then ObamaMotors can be required too !...

Required purchases by govt... 1. The (expletive self-deleted) CFL light bulb. (a windfall employment generator for China) 2....

Original post made by Amy on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 13, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 31 comments | 1609 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If you STILL think this is not a progressive agenda

President Obama, on the Jon Stewart program, in a very straightforward way stated that it is. The President started on a...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 31 comments | 1712 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

As Congressional campaign heats up, Stark meets with Pleasanton supporters

Three candidates seeking nomination to the newly-created 15th Congressional District that covers Pleasanton are walking precinct...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jun 2, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 31 comments | 2513 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High Speed Rail Passes by a Single Vote

Got a notice from Palo Alto sister paper on this. http://paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=18389 ...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 31 comments | 2123 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Question to Union Proponents

There has been much negative press regarding private equity firms this election cycle. They are despised and blamed for...

Original post made by GX on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bored, too, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 31 comments | 4112 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton: Where Teachers and Unionized Workers are Enemy #1

Forget about drugs, crime, poverty,etc. According to comments on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum and from local conservatives,...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by guilty , on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 31 comments | 6678 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 6944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses cited for selling tobacco to minors

School resource officers cited four stores during a tobacco sting operation last Thursday where minors attempted to buy tobacco...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:20 am | 31 comments | 3237 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
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