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Guest opinion: No school board election this November -- what does it mean?

One might argue that no challengers mean that the community is mostly satisfied with the performance of its school board....

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 24 comments | 3887 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How much does a City Council seat cost?

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and community activist John Carroll, both committed council watchers and frequent speakers,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Angry, on Oct 30, 2012 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 3854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Penalties for excess water use could be reinstated by City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will be asked tonight to reinstate monetary penalties for businesses and residents who's use...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lynn, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 3713 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Houses or church site? Council to decide tomorrow night

The Pleasanton City Council will decide at its meeting Tuesday night whether to rezone a church site for new houses in the...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by East Sider, on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:18 am | 24 comments | 3140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 3817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Illegal and dangerous practices

Every year at this time, the ritual of spring baseball and soccer practices starts at the Sportspark. Due to the frequently...

Original post made by SteveP on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 11, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 24 comments | 1946 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man indicted for lying to IRS

A Pleasanton man faces two federal charges for allegedly lying to the IRS, according to United States Attorney Melinda Haag....

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Scott , on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:37 am | 24 comments | 4938 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rude Experience Spoiled Mother's Day

I've been in US for 15 years and lived in Pleasanton for 6 years and think it's one of the best places to live. Today...

Original post made by Ram Dawani on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by MP, on Jan 12, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 24 comments | 3490 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Preserves Neighborhood - Car Hits House

Does anyone know what happened in The Preserves on Laural Creek Drive either the evening of July 5 or the morning of July...

Original post made by Just Curious on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Other, on Jul 12, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 24 comments | 3908 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mall incidents in Pleasanton, Walnut Creek may be related

Police are investigating whether a robbery using a knife at the Broadway Plaza parking garage in Walnut Creek on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 18, 2012 at 9:14 am | 24 comments | 4079 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Citation of $2120 for Castlewood violation... really?!

About a month ago, I was driving to work. I usually take 680 South or the frontage road to take the Canyon. There must have...

Original post made by Are you kidding me?! on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 24 comments | 2569 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

House Vandalized. Pleasanton Police refuse to come out.

Our house was egged this morning around 3:30 am. My wife called the PPD later in the morning and was told that, unless there...

Original post made by Alex on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 15, 2016 at 1:01 pm | 24 comments | 1407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air Fragrances in Pleasanton classrooms

Many teachers in Pleasanton public schools use a device in the classroom that emits a chemical fragrance. If you go to...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2008 at 3:34 pm | 23 comments | 3832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"No on G" guarantees larger class sizes

With the uncertainty about how the governor's May revise will affect next year's school budget, it is hard to know how severe...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on May 20, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 23 comments | 1753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Why I voted 'no' on Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5631 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 2061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

When reporters asked Senator Dianne Feinstein to comment on complaints about major cuts to state services and education following...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 23 comments | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CURRENT SCHOOL BOARD AFRAID OF STRONG WOMEN

If you look back at the 2008 school board election results, Chris Grant received 24.2% of the votes and Valerie Arkin received...

Original post made by Equality on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 27, 2009 at 11:26 am | 23 comments | 1946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quo Warranto, Mr. Kernan?

Here's an official California Attorney General opinion on another instance of a school district trustee who failed to retain...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 23 comments | 1679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dividing A Community

Dear Pleasanton Community and Bloggers, I really have to say that although I believe strongly in our first amendment...

Original post made by Disheartened on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 1, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 23 comments | 2569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next AHVS Principal - Jim Hansen?

Hearing thru the grapevine that Jim Hansen, current principal at Harvest Park, is slated to become principal at Amador Valley...

Original post made by AVHSFan on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Whoop!!, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 23 comments | 3739 Views
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