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<B>Boy's gymnastics team sweeps on pommel Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6610...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sometimes I let my car run all night long in the driveway

In the forum on plastic bags, Beth, a resident of the Ruby Hill neighborhood, posts: "...Sometimes I let my car run all...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Roy, on Mar 12, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 13 comments | 1262 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PENSION REFORM: San Jose police, firefighters' unions sue city over pension disclosure issues

In the latest salvo in a battle over San Jose employee pension reform plans, a lawyer for three unions has filed a complaint...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Mar 12, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 5 comments | 1015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Minimum day today for all schools?

The PUSD calendar says minimum day for at-risk at grades 1 -5 only for 3/8 and 3/9. And then we find out this week it's...

Original post made by curious on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Parent and Resident, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:46 am | 10 comments | 1608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: To honor its 115th anniversary, PTA needs to tackle school funding

Last week, the Pleasanton PTA Council celebrated PTA Founder's Day, marking the 115th anniversary of the national organization...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by mom O2, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 1196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A great school with classroom numbers under 24

Sunol Glen is the place my granddaughter attends. It has no plans to go above 25 next year, most classes are around 22-23. I...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Just wondering, on Mar 11, 2012 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 1125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD cuts 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 11, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If McCain had won

By listening to all the rather harsh critics of Obama,I can only deduce their vision of America today if McCain had won.Unemployment...

Original post made by HOOPS on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Mar 11, 2012 at 9:46 am | 40 comments | 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud Booms in P-town this morning

Has anyone else heard the 2 or 3 loud booms this morning? I am off Vineyard and it was enough to startle me and get the...

Original post made by Jumpy on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Pleasanton Valley Resident, on Mar 11, 2012 at 1:28 am | 5 comments | 1197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hold study session on debt service tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will hold an hour-long study session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to look at the district's debt...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by TV Watcher, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:50 pm | 27 comments | 1596 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Homes targeted in burglaries

Six homes were hit in burglaries or burglary attempts between Feb. 14 and Feb. 21, police reports show. Jewelry worth an...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 9 comments | 1477 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to cut 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 10, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 81 comments | 2873 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuit filed challenging San Francisco's plastic bag ban could affect similar laws here

San Francisco's ban on plastic bags, similar to ones adopted by Plesanton and Dublin last month, is being challenged in court...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bags, on Mar 10, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 23 comments | 1566 Views

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Unions urge members, Democrats to rally against Walmart market planned for Pleasanton

Union leaders called on members and others at a Democratic Party rally to protest at upcoming meetings throughout the East...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by ChooChooHank, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 105 comments | 3799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Going for the Gold in scouting

Rebecca Rodriguez, who turns 17 next week, has been in Scouting since she was a toddler in a stroller, remembering those...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Heidi Hasz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 1318 Views

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PUSD broke but offering Pre K

PUSD constantly broke, asking for funds from parents, however suggesting: Pleasanton Unified School District pre-registration...

Original post made by WTF on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Janene, on Mar 9, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 18 comments | 2869 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times, especially...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 867 Views

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e-Waste Recycling at Fairgrounds this year?

Does anyone know if there will be an e-Waste Recycling weekend at the fairgrounds like in past years? I looked on the fairgrounds...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Mar 9, 2012 at 11:28 am | 5 comments | 992 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

First of 3 men who buried busload of children in local quarry could be released from prison in May

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by One of your neighbors, on Mar 9, 2012 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 1629 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PENSION REFORM: San Jose council votes to put issue on ballot

San Jose's city council voted 8 to 3 Tuesday to let voters this June decide whether to approve pension reform for city workers...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 8, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 8 comments | 935 Views
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