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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too Much Homework?

There has been a lot of press over that last few years about kids getting too much homework. The new documentary (Race to...

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To all parents, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 69 comments | 2199 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where's Janna? (i.e. who has disdain for America's free-market economic system)

Several days ago, a frequent poster on this board named "Janna," whose views are extreme left, stated her disdain for America's...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 29, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 69 comments | 2747 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Employee entitlements putting Pleasanton in financial jeopardy

The financial strain of escalating public employee entitlement costs is a growing public concern. Ten entitlement reform...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 69 comments | 3681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's the Administrations Fault for Pleasanton Middle School being in probation

I think that the real story on the notification on Pleasanton Middle School fallen into program improvement is what steps...

Original post made by What was the plan on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Just Saying..., on Mar 3, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 69 comments | 4222 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drug dogs may be headed to Pleasanton high schools

Teens, teachers and parents, leave your pot at home if you're headed to any of the city's three high schools after January....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Parent to Parent, on Dec 31, 2011 at 10:12 am | 69 comments | 2048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Public meetings under way on how Bay Area should look in 2040

Two regional planning agencies will hold a public meeting Wednesday in Dublin to seek comments on a blueprint-in-the-making...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by TOS (The Other Steve), on Jan 10, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 69 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police contract - undisclosed benefits

Read this SJ Merc article about police contract included two More weeks paid vacation, plus mre $ for uniforms : http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_21528641/pleasanton-d...

Original post made by Howard Jarvis Fan on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 13, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 69 comments | 1944 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ROMNEY SCORES A BIG ONE

Let me start off by stating that I am a middle of the pack Republican. With that being said, I am thrilled at the results...

Original post made by Middle of the Pack on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Debater, on Oct 7, 2012 at 12:23 am | 69 comments | 4161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton school board OKs new deputy superintendent position at nearly $200,000 on 3-2 vote

On a split vote, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday decided to give a promotion to the district's assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jackie, on Dec 20, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 69 comments | 5492 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART unions back at it over contract dispute

Union officials slammed BART management Saturday, calling a move to scuttle a tentative contract deal and go back to the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 69 comments | 14100 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

April 26th, 2008 is the next Beach Impeach!

I participated in the last event and it was a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and make a huge statement. Check...

Original post made by Janna on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:46 am | 68 comments | 2645 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixteenth molestation charge added against Germain

Investigators are looking into the past of Henry John Germain, an accused child molester, which is leading them to Southern...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Joan Ledoux, on Nov 19, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 68 comments | 4197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent, school board bungled Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5988 posted Friday, August 7, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 68 comments | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Religous Disturbing gathering at Farmer's Market on Saturday

I was with my friend at the Farmer's Market on Saturday and there was a religous group there with large signs telling us...

Original post made by Chris on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by member, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:35 am | 68 comments | 2920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President's address in Pleasanton schools tomorrow causing a stir

President Obama will address students tomorrow in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 68 comments | 1543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores up again

Pleasanton Unified School District schools continue to excel well above the state's standard, according to Academic Performance...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Chris H., on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:47 am | 68 comments | 1549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hostile School Board

I saw the last school board meeting on tv and I was outraged at the behavior of the divisiveness being created. This meeting...

Original post made by outraged mother on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:31 am | 68 comments | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nob Hill closing its Pleasanton supermarket

Pleasanton's Nob Hill Foods supermarket at 3112 Santa Rita Rd. will close next month, leaving Trader Joe's as the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Feb 22, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 68 comments | 2252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Council circulating petition

While the budget challenges facing the school district is holding steady for now, a petition to lower the super majority...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 68 comments | 3197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is music director Joe Hebert leaving CCOP, really?

Somme comments posted on Facebook about this and the announcement: I cannot believe that Joe Hebert is leaving CCOP!!!...

Original post made by Concern Member of CCOP on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by A Friend of the Truth, on Sep 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 68 comments | 5766 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 996 views

Saving Water
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 730 views