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SCHOOLS & KIDS

More reason to believe a parcel tax is not needed?

PUSD has confirmed it will receive 2.1 million from federal stimulus money. In addition PUSD is eligible to receive American...

Original post made by Diana on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 28 comments | 2244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today is first Spare the Air for ozone this year

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued the first Spare the Air advisory for ozone in 2009 and is advising...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 6 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wheels (school route) bus collision w/ tan SUV?

Saw the aftermath of this around 3:30 this afternoon on Muirwood, just north of W. Las Positas. Police car, two police motorcyles,...

Original post made by Grace on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Uncanny Prediction in 1974

I grew up in a family of democrats and was told that the John Birch Society was harmful to America. Boy, this short 1974...

Original post made by Jim on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 1388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Mothers Club

The Pleasanton Mothers Club provides a social, supportive and educational outlet for moms and their families in the local...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Apr 22, 2009 at 8:26 am | 6 comments | 1414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steam Engine #844

It appears that UP #844 is moving from Oakland to Stockton via Pleasanton on Wed. April 22nd. Does anyone know a schedule?...

Original post made by Clint on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No casino at AV Grad Night?

Heard that the AV Grad Night celebration this year will be minus the popular Casino section. What's up with that?...

Original post made by S. Cremecheese on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by S. Cremecheese, on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 34 comments | 2098 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council may grant $1.2 million loan to school district

At their next scheduled meeting Tuesday, the City Council may loan up to $1.2 million to the Pleasanton Unified School District....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Just say NO!, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 1560 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gay Marriage

I'm not gay, though sometimes I wish I were. But anyway, I was thinking of that Gavin Newsom bit that anti-gay marriage...

Original post made by Cara on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 21 comments | 1660 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney REFUSED to speak at the bi-partisan TeaParty!

This Pleasanton Tea Party was a wildly successful event with between 2,000 to 3,000 people attending. It was bi-partisan...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Not a Loon, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 22 comments | 1802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Garbage story false?

There was a lot of hoopla going around about Pleasanton Garbage giving us extra recyclable containers and also about them...

Original post made by Shannon on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 20, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 1381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Poet Laureate Search

On Saturday mornings after the business of getting my children and husband out the door for their very many events, I love...

Original post made by Poetic Justice on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 20, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 3 comments | 1451 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: The Pleasanton Weekly--newly designed, easier to read

Ever find yourself looking at a co-worker who just shaved off his moustache or a female colleague who's sporting a new hairstyle,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bored with PW, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 14 comments | 1927 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car vs. Bicyclist accident at Rose Hotel 8:00AM 4/20/2009

Does anybody know more details about the accident in downtown Pleasanton around 8:00 AM on 4/20/2009 near Rose Hotel. All...

Original post made by GN on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 20, 2009 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1503 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuit seeks to stop Staples Ranch development, Stoneridge Drive extension

Two environmental groups and a citizens' coalition called "Safe Streets Pleasanton" have asked the Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Almost Under Water, on Apr 20, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 43 comments | 1905 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Antioch man found dead near hiking trail in Sunol wilderness

The Alameda County coroner's bureau yesterday identified a 39-year-old Antioch man whose body was found near a creek in the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by K McClam, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 4 comments | 1589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber to host Staff Appreciation luncheon April 28

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 28...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jon Burchett, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Environmental groups lose bid to protect specific longfin smelt

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that the population of longfin smelt in the San Francisco Bay and...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:05 am | 2 comments | 1373 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by Wednesday's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 19, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 11 comments | 1224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G and Prop 8

Supporters of Prop 8 claimed not to hate gays, and now opponents of Measure G claim to be pro-teacher. Does this sound like...

Original post made by Hoss on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Love you guys, on Apr 19, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 10 comments | 2366 Views
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