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SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon votes on parcel tax today

Today is the last day for San Ramon voters to get their mail ballots in before counting begins. They face a decision about...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on May 6, 2009 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 1001 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 | 1396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support Our Children Now!

From reading the negative press on Measure G it is very obvious to me that these negative individuals have not taught in...

Original post made by Jerry Shelly on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 5, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 35 comments | 1344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Committee's Hate Mail to the Community

I see the Committee for Measure G spent their weekly advertising allocation (around $900?) on an angry rant entitled "Letter...

Original post made by John Adams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 5, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 17 comments | 1251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents scrambling for preschools as Adventure Time announces it will close Thursday

Having just opened in June 2008, Adventure Time preschool located on the Pleasanton school district's headquarters grounds...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 5, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earthquakes strike overnight in Alameda, Santa Clara counties

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck this morning in Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on May 5, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 4 comments | 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

NATIONAL TRUST MAIN STREET CENTER® HONORS LIVERMORE

NATIONAL TRUST MAIN STREET CENTER® HONORS LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA, WITH A GREAT AMERICAN MAIN STREET AWARD LIVERMORE DEMONSTRATES...

Original post made by James on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by John, on May 5, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 1228 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: First 2 Bay Area swine flu cases confirmed; governor declares state of emergency

Health officials Tuesday afternoon have confirmed two cases of swine flu in Marin County, which has sickened at least 13...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 6 comments | 1189 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton RAGE U18 wins third State Cup Championship

Congrats to the Pleasanton Rage U18 Girls Soccer team! The team won their thrid State Cup Championship on Sunday defeating...

Original post made by Rage Board Member on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ghetto Resident, on May 5, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 1902 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Have an opinion on Shadow Cliffs? Come to a scoping meeting May 4

The East Bay Regional Park District is in the process of making a new land use plan for Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 5, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal funds haven't trickled down to school district

Even though the state has received funds from the federal stimulus plan, it has yet to trickle down to the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 5, 2009 at 12:39 pm | 17 comments | 1137 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kidango to move into district preschool facility

The school board approved a contract with childcare provider Kidango Tuesday night to move into the preschool facility at...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on May 5, 2009 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Cartoon 50 yrs. Ago That Predicts the Future - WOW!

Now THIS is quite interesting. Gather your kids around the computer and check this short clip out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WB6p5QPVhPI&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fcontent1.clipmark...

Original post made by Liz on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on May 5, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1121 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Downtown "Belongs to Everyone"?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5484 posted Friday, April 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Al Bronzini, on May 5, 2009 at 8:26 am | 11 comments | 1058 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Today is the last day to register to vote on May 19!

Any citizen who wants to vote on 1A - 1F must be registered by today. There are instructions on how to register in my previous...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 Pleasanton middle schools earn top awards at music festival

Pleasanton Middle School and Harvest Park Middle School knew just the right notes to play to earn overall top awards at the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Joseph Kaye, on May 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 5 comments | 1098 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sentinel of freedom

Wounded veteran and Purple Heart recipient Staff Sergeant Jay Wilkerson has started a new life in Pleasanton as the city's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by mary, on May 4, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 1159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Apologize for using the 'H' Word

I didn't mean to offend FCD or other like-minded individuals. What I should have used was the appropriate term "Character...

Original post made by John Adams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 4, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 25 comments | 1356 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ending the cycle of poverty

When Nic Dominguez entered the Peace Corps in November, he had no delusions about it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5524...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by The Dude, on May 4, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 1144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary freezes

I am looking for more information because the information I've been receiving has been conflicting. I've been told by parcel...

Original post made by Fairlands Resident on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by i am with get the facts, on May 4, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 87 comments | 2023 Views
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