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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Reductions

From the PUSD web site: "Budget Information Once again we face an uncertain future with the budget. The Governorís proposed...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Beth, on Feb 3, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 51 comments | 2469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New information released about Monday night double homicide

Two handguns have been recovered in a search of the home where a mother and daughter were shot to death Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by You don't know, on May 9, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 51 comments | 3683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My Problem with PUSD Vision Statement

Open Letter to Superintendent Ahmadi, An email regarding the PUSD Board Update of 6/19/12 was received today. I strongly...

Original post made by Mark on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Difficult, on Jun 23, 2012 at 6:51 pm | 51 comments | 2551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents protest plan to bring back staggered reading

Parents upset with a change in schedules at elementary schools packed the Pleasanton school district's boardroom Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by PIE, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 5543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 51 comments | 6369 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ruling sparks fresh hope for high-speed-rail critics

In their quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail system, California officials have been banking on a wide range...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 16, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 51 comments | 3229 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pedestrian killed at Rosewood and Old Santa Rita

A 41-year-old woman died after being hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Rosewood Drive and Old Santa Rita Road, according...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 22, 2009 at 2:02 am | 50 comments | 2113 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Middle school, youngest boy's friend start donation efforts for family displaced by house fire

Pleasanton Middle School is spearheading a donation drive for the Zuffa family, which has been displaced by a house fire...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by BobSmith Charles, on Feb 11, 2009 at 6:51 am | 50 comments | 3345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor names Jerry Pentin to replace Anne Fox on Planning Commission

Anne Fox, a member of the city Planning Commission for the last 5-1/2 years, was booted off the commission Tuesday night...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by my turn, on Apr 11, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 50 comments | 2284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton driver killed in early Saturday morning crash on I-680 in Danville

The Contra Costa County coroner's office reported Sunday that Michael Rose, 46, of Pleasanton, was the driver killed in a...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Larry Linn, on Jun 2, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 50 comments | 3525 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council to review decision to allow late-night music at Barone's Restaurant

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of late-night live music and other entertainment at an outdoor patio at Barone's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Different Perspective?, on Sep 8, 2009 at 8:48 am | 50 comments | 1980 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for 'anti-Christian mall disturbance' to appear in court again Thursday

Deputy District Attorney Ronda Theisen requested the bail for Abdul Walid Hamid stay at $27,000 as the 22-year-old man was...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Piglet-U93, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:54 am | 50 comments | 1956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facebook photos lead to Cal High student president's resignation

Dan Hurd, 18, son of a school board trustee, resigned his post as student body president at California High School last month...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by member, on Apr 23, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 50 comments | 1818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Union members on hunger strike at Castlewood Country Club

Some of the locked-out Castlewood Country Club workers are on a hunger strike this weekend, and an Alameda Superior Court...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Malcolm G, on Aug 25, 2011 at 1:05 pm | 50 comments | 1660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Vote No on D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7014 posted Friday, May 14, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on May 20, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 50 comments | 2171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council, Pleasanton school board both schedule public meetings next Tuesday on budget issues

The Pleasanton school board and the Pleasanton City Council will hold separate public meetings Tuesday that should interest...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by StillNo, on Feb 1, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 50 comments | 1586 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wal-Mart's Neighborhood Market good for Pleasanton

Wal-Mart, the retailing giant that city politicians, unions and business critics love to hate, is seeking an occupancy permit...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tilly the Libertarian, on Feb 24, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 50 comments | 78547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has it come to this?

Seniors at Foothill High School and their parents were no doubt surprised earlier this month by a letter from John Dwyer,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on May 7, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 50 comments | 3637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans in Pleasanton and the gap is only growing

For years registered Republicans widely outnumbered registered Democrats in the City of Pleasanton. Those days are long gone....

Original post made by Delta Tim on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2012 at 10:00 am | 50 comments | 3007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Narum Taking Developer's Money?

Wow, I went to the city's website to look at the city council candidate's financial statements and was shocked at who...

Original post made by rick-native on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 50 comments | 2250 Views
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