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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C Passes With 35%

According to an article in the Contra Costa Times by Eric Louie of the San Ramon Valley Times...There are 81,150 registered...

Original post made by Joe on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on May 6, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 22 comments | 1240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C passes with 72.56 percent

Months of campaigning came to an end Tuesday night as supporters of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's Measure...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on May 6, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 10 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART directors appear likely to raise fares on July 1

BART directors signaled Thursday that they probably will raise fares by at least 6 percent on July 1 but they backed away...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 6, 2009 at 11:03 am | 9 comments | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weather forecast looks good for tonight's First Wednesday street party

Pleasanton is expected to be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain today along with patchy fog in the morning, but clearing...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 6, 2009 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

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 | 1047 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 | 1436 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 | 1363 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 | 1286 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 | 1363 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 | 1106 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 | 1267 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 | 1293 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 | 1951 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 | 969 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 | 1210 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 | 1259 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 | 1162 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 | 1102 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
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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 | 1217 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,099 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 785 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 484 views