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Part-time jobs for teenagers?

Anyone know of a local company looking for part-time help? My daughter is looking and so far, no luck. Any leads are appreciated. One...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Lucy, on Feb 9, 2010 at 12:18 am | 29 comments | 2175 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Greenpeace Founder "need many nuclear plants"

Listen to scientist Dr. Patrick Moore, Founder of GreenPeace speak on the US need for many nuclear power plants ASAP...to...

Original post made by Hi Tech on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 1 comment | 1110 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Toyota is a dirty organization and so are our politicians

So Toyota ships poor and dangerous quality and our politicians are contributors in this behavior. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_toyota_s_friends...

Original post made by Bernie on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 8, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 2 comments | 1155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parenting Competing Daughters: Smart or Spoiling

Time again for me to reach out to the straight shooters of the PWeekly community for advice: I have two daughters one...

Original post made by Smart or Spoiling on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Drew, on Feb 8, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 5 comments | 1245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Pay-for-Play" Academic Programs?

This looked interesting. "A program with extras for students" http://www.contracostatimes.com/education/ci_14335427 I...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 8, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 4 comments | 1303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-city parents of Type 1 Diabetic Teens

My 14 yr old son (8th grade) was diagnosed almost a year ago with Type 1 Diabetes. I am looking to find other people in...

Original post made by Jacqueline on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 11 comments | 1575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nob Hill and Hollywood Video closing...

With Nob Hill and Hollywood Video closing within the next month or so, this will really effect the look of the Santa Rita...

Original post made by East Sider on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 6, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 1300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador and Foothill High Schools Advance in State "We The People" Competition

Amador Valley HS and Foothill HS from Pleasanton are two of the 5 teams that advanced to the final round of the CA State...

Original post made by AVFan on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Amador Mom, on Feb 6, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 1410 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

10 steps that would destroy American Society...

If you were a science-fiction writer, think of 10 major events - short of an atomic bomb - that would destroy the American...

Original post made by Mark on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:55 am | 16 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Introduction to Photoshop Elements

This course will include procedures for editing digital photos using both manual and auto features. Resizing photos, cloning,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by A proud dad, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schwarzenegger sets March 30 as day to honor Vietnam vets

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined Assemblyman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) at the Twentynine Palms Marine Base to sign...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Julie Nickels Schau, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 1578 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What happened to "Quiet" at the Library

All of the comments some months ago about our very noisy Pleasanton Library brought some temporary results, but the noise...

Original post made by More Quiet at the Library on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 1728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education Mandates: Overhauling a Broken System

New report from the Legislative Analysts Office on California's broken education funding system: http://www.lao.ca.gov/reports/2010/edu/educ_mandates/ed_mandates_020210.aspx " ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1497 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats gets OK for four nights of downtown entertainment

Mari Kennard finally won the approval of the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday to add Wednesday and Thursday nights to nighttime...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 3137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pros and Cons of different approaches to balancing the PUSD budget

As suggested by Stacey at the end of a thread: "I think what may be useful is to develop a list of the pros and cons of...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sandy, on Feb 5, 2010 at 8:54 am | 38 comments | 2088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents find $8M deficit hard to swallow

Pleasanton Unified School District is now preparing to make $8 million in reductions to next year's budget, and parents aren't...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sandy, on Feb 5, 2010 at 8:51 am | 11 comments | 2123 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

First deck section of Bay Bridge put into place

Construction of the Bay Bridge's new self-anchored suspension span reached a milestone today when the first deck section...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by ruan, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 4925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does anyone know why our district has so much debt compared to other districts?

I heard from a friend that our district carries 18-20% debt while most other districts carry 3-4%. Why is this? What is...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by an old mom, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 1370 Views

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The wine stroll must go on -- rain or shine

A rainy forecast isn't going to let the Pleasanton Downtown Association keep the Truffles, Tidbits and Wine Tasting event...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Susan M., on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forget Parcel Tax- Repeal Prop 13!

With more budget cuts looming for our schools, isn't it about time that we revisit Prop 13? California is loosing residents...

Original post made by Courtney on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 43 comments | 2516 Views
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