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PUSD to hear parcel tax survey results tonight

At its meeting tonight, the Pleasanton school board will once again consider whether to move ahead with a parcel tax, this...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 30, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 46 comments | 1581 Views

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Article: Wisconsin tries to reform unions

The article states: ""The proposal marks a dramatic shift for Wisconsin, which passed a comprehensive collective bargaining...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 24, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 46 comments | 2121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote NO on Measure E

The public school systems here and everywhere in the US are insatiable for taxpayers to pay more. Tell them to manage their...

Original post made by NoOnE on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 6, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 46 comments | 2597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Senate Approves Measure Mandating Homosexual (Gay) History Curriculum

The California Senate passed a bill mandating California's public schools include homosexual (gay) history in social studies...

Original post made by Common Sense on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by nightowl, on Apr 26, 2011 at 12:43 am | 46 comments | 2668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Very long police response time

There was a traffic accident with injuries last night at the intersection of Hacienda Drive and Gibraltar Drive (Monday,...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:52 am | 46 comments | 2849 Views

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Deadly cervical cancer can be prevented, says survivor

The biggest drawback to eliminating cervical cancer is the stigma, Tamika Felder told the Lunch and Learn crowd at a recent...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Allen, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:19 am | 46 comments | 3401 Views

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Public employee benefits - beyond reasonable

"As America's recession spooled out, Chicago responded to the ensuing budget crunch the way many cities have: by cutting...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 46 comments | 8417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board goes out of town to hire new principals for schools here

The Pleasanton school district Tuesday hired Jason Krolikowski (in photo), an assistant principal from the San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PUSD Insider, on May 24, 2013 at 12:22 am | 46 comments | 5202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by HS , on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 46 comments | 2765 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T gets OK to install 60-foot-high cell phone tower in Pleasanton's Valley Business Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, in a unanimous vote, has approved a bid by AT&T Wireless to install a faux pine communications...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 31, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 46 comments | 3405 Views

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End of high-speed rail boondoggle?

A Sacramento judge has thrown a monkey wrench into Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build a $68 billion high-speed rail system...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 am | 46 comments | 2273 Views

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Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 1852 Views

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Incomplete background check foils bid to open new childcare facility in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council last night rejected for a second time a bid by a martial arts professional to operate a childcare...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by LeraJenkins, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 45 comments | 2186 Views

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Prop 8 Database

http://www.sfgate.com/webdb/prop8/ Here is a link to the database which will allow you to look up any and all individuals...

Original post made by Lovethepeople on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Feb 18, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 45 comments | 1643 Views

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Downtown

I read the article a couple of weeks back discussing the state of OUR downtown. I agree that something has to be done immediately....

Original post made by Matt Skinner on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Feb 25, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 45 comments | 2272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms PUSD.

ED-Data, http://www.ed-data.k12.ca.us Compare San Ramon to PUSD. PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms...

Original post made by Liz on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 45 comments | 2090 Views

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Free Speech

Pleasanton Weekly limits free speech? It is OK to edit offenisve language or other rude comments, but shutting down the...

Original post made by George Martin on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 45 comments | 2508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising rally slated for Thursday night at Amador

A rally for the school fundraising campaign I Love Pleasanton Schools is taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Get Educated, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 45 comments | 2041 Views

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McNerney insists that federal health plan must benefit small business

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said Tuesday that any federal health care measure that he supports in the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 3, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 45 comments | 1666 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Religious Zealots downtown - should something be done?

No less than 4 or 5 times this summer I have been with my children and had to listen to religious zealots screaming at the...

Original post made by McPleasanton on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 13, 2009 at 7:31 am | 45 comments | 2349 Views
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