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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good to Great - In our Schools

Several times, School Board Member Chris Grant has referenced the book "Good to Great" when talking about what we need to...

Original post made by What Makes Great on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 27, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 49 comments | 2262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Library

I recently moved to Pleasanton with my husband and our three young children because of a job transfer. It wasn't by choice-it...

Original post made by Kathleen Mohannan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me too Jen, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:08 am | 49 comments | 2433 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fact Check - Obscene Profits

Interesting article regarding obscene profits of the healthcare insurance industry. http://apnews.myway.com/article/20091025/D9BI4D6O1.html Perhaps...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 29, 2009 at 9:00 am | 49 comments | 1459 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ban posts from Cholo

Please, please, please. PW- Do yourselves and your readers a favor and ban Cholo from posting (if you are capable of doing...

Original post made by NoMoCholo on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:23 am | 49 comments | 2514 Views

RESTAURANTS

Main Street Brewery is now like a strip club?

We have long taken friends from out of town and even younger ones over the years to the Main Street Brewery for good music,...

Original post made by Chris on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:16 am | 49 comments | 4835 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are your pet peeves?

What are things people do around town that just get to you? Here are a few of mine: - Individuals who cruise in the left...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by suz e q, on Jan 18, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 49 comments | 1745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Teacher Salary Raises

The teachers union (Association of Pleasanton Teachers) has weighed in on the definition of a 'raise'. See the APT website...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jan 27, 2010 at 9:26 pm | 49 comments | 1611 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Labor dispute at Castlewood could affect services

A labor dispute involving 40 full-time and part-time employees at Castlewood Country Club could disrupt services at the prestigious...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Castlewood Member Emeritus, on Feb 9, 2010 at 6:26 pm | 49 comments | 1901 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Downsizing America's Economy

You can thank President Obama for the lower standard of living coming your way. The numbers tell the story. March 25,...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 27, 2010 at 1:27 pm | 49 comments | 1609 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Liberal Media Death Spiral

What would cause average Americans to get off the couch and join a Tea Party? INFORMATION. Here's just one example:...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by What Community of Character People?, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 49 comments | 1128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates disagree on local government's direction

Candidates for mayor and City Council sparred Tuesday over the question about the direction of the municipal government in...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 20, 2010 at 8:36 am | 49 comments | 1828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 2394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Restaurant owning couple cops plea in federal court

A Pleasanton restaurateur couple has pleaded guilty to immigration, Social Security and tax evasion at their Bay Area restaurant...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 25, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 49 comments | 2787 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why is Adultery a Sin Only For Republicans?

I note with interest how the media is doing everything they can to create an identification of Newt Gingrich as "The Adulterer";...

Original post made by Whata Crock on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 14, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 49 comments | 3513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD School Board President-"Sorry Students - I Don't Believe You"

Just saw a repeat of the School Board meeting. They reviewed the results of a survey regarding Homework where they'd asked...

Original post made by Unbelievable on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by crazy, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 49 comments | 3362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio -- Oakland Based Labor PAC is Highest Donor to her campaign according to latest filings

Can you believe that an Oakland Based Labor PAC is Cheryl Cook-Kallio's highest donor in her latest campaign filings she...

Original post made by Donations on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Donations, on Nov 2, 2012 at 6:04 am | 49 comments | 1894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Father of driver in cyclist death arrested

The father of the 18-year-old under investigation for running down a bicyclist on Foothill Road has been charged by the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by No Surprise, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 49 comments | 4549 Views

AROUND TOWN

RE: editorial, "City Union Workers Watch Out"

It is regretable that Pleasaton needs to reign in over-spending by creating a two tiered pay and benefit system -- however,...

Original post made by anon on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 6, 2008 at 4:09 pm | 48 comments | 2991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G is slated to give 81% of the Parcel Tax to the TEACHERS!!

I was at a parent meeting today for Kindergarten at my neighborhood PUSD elementary school and the group of parents were...

Original post made by Not Convinced on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 6, 2009 at 6:30 am | 48 comments | 1436 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district to receive $8M from federal government

The Pleasanton Unified School District is slated to receive about $8 million from the federal government, but it may not...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 19, 2009 at 9:12 am | 48 comments | 1522 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,069 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 28 comments | 810 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 662 views