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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 funding - very interesting

The SF Chronicle has the link on their website to search the public-record database of where the funding both for and against...

Original post made by Grace on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Robyn, on Nov 16, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 15 comments | 2102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State cuts to schools

My neighbor, who works as a teacher in the Pleasanton Schools told me that because of the state budget, the schools are going...

Original post made by Stephen on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by another disastisfied parent, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:53 pm | 15 comments | 1908 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville pilot hailed as hero in NY plane crash

A Danville pilot is being hailed as a national hero after he made an emergency water landing in the Hudson River in New York...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 22, 2009 at 6:37 am | 15 comments | 1475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 15 comments | 2118 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin teens arrested for robbing Family Deli

Two Dublin teens were arrested for allegedly robbing the Family Deli and Food, located at 3510 Old Santa Rita Road. Police...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by hahahahahahaha, on Feb 11, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 15 comments | 1986 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Socialism won't lift people out of poverty

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5297 posted Friday, March 6, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:41 am | 15 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Money Does Not Fix Education!

Pleasanton Unified Spend $5492 per student. Washington D.C. spends $24600 per student (that is not a typo). Washington...

Original post made by Get Real on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 15 comments | 2076 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Parks district to hold meeting Wednesday on Pleasanton Ridge

The East Bay Regional Parks District will hold a meeting this coming Wednesday for anyone interested in learning about the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Scott, on Mar 24, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 15 comments | 1561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scrabble Club Searches for Catchy Slogan

Hello, this is my first time posting here since registering. As the president of my school's newly made Scrabble Club,...

Original post made by fopdoodle on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by The New, Real Fopdoodle, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 15 comments | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Picking Up After YOUR Dog

My wife and I have been walking around the Sports Park and have noticed that most of the dog owners DO NOT pick up after...

Original post made by Park Walker on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Apr 6, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 15 comments | 1373 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton launches new curbside garbage recycling program

The City Council Tuesday gave its unanimous approval to a more extensive curbside refuse recycling program that will parallel...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by Where do I put it?, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:17 am | 15 comments | 1753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Would Sarah Palin support Measure G?

We've seen many postings both pro and against Measure G on this forum. The issue has tended to have a local focus (understandably)....

Original post made by observer on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 27, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 15 comments | 1293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get out and vote June 2nd

The "NO" voters need to get out and vote on June 2nd. If the "NO" voters stay home thinking that the vote they would have...

Original post made by Peter on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 28, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 15 comments | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Horses under-fed?

Passerby feeds two horses that are penned up in a pasture on Dublin Canyon Road just west of the Pleasanton Marriott Hotel...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Good Info, on May 24, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 15 comments | 1347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. Williams Says Farewell

It’s { Been} a wonderful life! A personal history and a letter of gratitude to the Pleasanton community.....it has been...

Original post made by Sherry Williams on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie K's mom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 15 comments | 2640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MEASURE G FAILS

Measure G - Pleasanton USD Completed Precincts: 42 of 42 YES 9,651 61.71% NO 5,988 38.29% ...

Original post made by It\'s done on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:28 am | 15 comments | 1181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes, students DO read these forums!

How else can we get any idea about what the "parents" are thinking? We LEARN a lot from these forums. Kind of seems like...

Original post made by School Kid on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jun 4, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 15 comments | 1307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Conservative Academia and Pleasanton

Shocking news from Winkipedia: Blog evidence reveals some startling TRUE facts: 1. 100% of intellectuals and teachers...

Original post made by T.R. Ollman on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jun 9, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 15 comments | 1293 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Tells US Businesses: "DROP DEAD!"

More evidence of where Obama and the democrats are taking the US... http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=washingtonstory&sid=aaaBdVMkjPnU ...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 15 comments | 1340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senator John "Republican Family Values" Ensign Loves Marriage

Senator John Ensign proves that GOP family values are alive and well. No hypocrisy. Here are some of his great quotes: “Marriage...

Original post made by Sam J. on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 1347 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,072 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 733 views