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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our schools need you!

So many opinions, so many missed facts. I retired after thirty-five years service to the Pleasanton School District and have...

Original post made by Jerry Shelley on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 30, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 32 comments | 1349 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 men charged in sniper shootings along I-680 in Fremont

Two men were charged Friday with multiple counts of assault with a deadly weapon and vandalism in connection with a series...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by ???, on May 30, 2009 at 8:50 am | 6 comments | 1698 Views

AROUND TOWN

My neighbor went nuts!

Well nuts with a paint brush. Ok my neighbor just painted his house or at least all the trim. He obviously picked the color...

Original post made by Losing Equity on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Itsux, on May 29, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 31 comments | 1391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If you are a teacher and Measure G fails...

They are always looking for help at the fair during the summer. AV teacher and varsity basketball coach Don Underwood works...

Original post made by Helping out on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Helping out, on May 29, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 16 comments | 1309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why can't pleasantonparceltaxinfo add or subtract?

They have a headline called "BREAKING NEWS - Federal Stimulus to Avert Cuts" but fail to mention the additional $6.8 - $9...

Original post made by Still waiting on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 29, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 7 comments | 1117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Its about the kids

Measure G is all about keeping programs for the kids and keeping the schools great. Let's make sure we're focused on the...

Original post made by FOR THE KIDS on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by just sayin', on May 29, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 9 comments | 1134 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 1115 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

World class laser facility to be dedicated at Livermore Lab today

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Lt. Gov. John Garamendi and other dignitaries will attend the dedication ceremony for the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 29, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 4 comments | 1059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science Event at Amador Valley

I chaperoned a field trip to Amador Valley with my second grader today. I want to share with all of you the astounding things...

Original post made by Mom of 2 on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kathie Welkin, on May 29, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 10 comments | 1312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school 'JamFest' kicks off concerts in the park at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Young musicians will show off their talents starting at 6:30 p.m. this evening at JamFest, a special youth concert that will...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Patricia, on May 29, 2009 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arkin's early budget idea finally clarified

Interesting article in the Independent explaining the truth about trustee Arkin's budget ideas earlier this year. The last...

Original post made by Independent reader on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 29, 2009 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My observations about people who vote yes on Measure G and those who vote No

Prior to this special election, I did not know which way I would vote on Measure G. I have read the Pleasanton Weekly blogs...

Original post made by Kate on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on May 28, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 20 comments | 1354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get out and vote June 2nd

The "NO" voters need to get out and vote on June 2nd. If the "NO" voters stay home thinking that the vote they would have...

Original post made by Peter on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 28, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 15 comments | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary suspects arrested in Foothill High School parking lot

Police arrested two burglary suspects and confiscated two guns near Foothill High School this morning, according to police....

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lacey, on May 28, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 17 comments | 2000 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Henry Germain sentenced to 15 years in prison

Henry John Germain closed his eyes in a Hayward courtroom as four women recounted the repercussions they faced after being...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Grandmother, on May 28, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1247 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Digital TV transition just 30 days away

With 30 days to go before the final June 12 digital television transition, representatives from the Federal Communications...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tony, on May 28, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 1365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Outer space in the nearby hills

On any given day, the Chabot Space & Science Center is teeming with excited children. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2533...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Neat, on May 28, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1035 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Is your freeway commute getting better?

Traffic congestion on Bay Area freeways fell last year because of the economic recession and highway improvements but motorists...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by YaYa, on May 28, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 1265 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Yes or No on Measure G and Prop 1A?

I'm just wondering how many of those who are planning to vote yes on Measure G are also voting yes on 1A and visa versa? To...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Leigh, on May 28, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 28 comments | 2098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Members

My friends and I were talking the other day about how the parcel tax issue has really divided the community. One friend...

Original post made by Having some fun on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 28, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 12 comments | 1662 Views
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