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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 | 1204 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 | 1230 Views

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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 | 1188 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 | 1380 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 | 1236 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 | 1222 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 | 1452 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 | 1327 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 | 2282 Views

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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 | 1436 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 | 1534 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 | 1158 Views

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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 | 1359 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 | 2264 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 | 1758 Views

AROUND TOWN

All fired up

The countdown is on for one of the most exciting charity events in recent memory in the Tri-Valley. The "A Taste of Summer"...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on May 28, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will Measure G pass?

This is not a question of whether you want it to pass or not, but whether you think it will pass? Will the school board's...

Original post made by Concerned Student on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Test, on May 28, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 19 comments | 1394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Employee who will vote NO on Measure G

I too will be voting no on Measure G for a variety of reasons. The Union of school employees is actually failing our teachers,...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Me, on May 28, 2009 at 11:53 am | 83 comments | 2688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EVOLUTION BEING TAGUHT IN PLEASANTON SCHOOLS

It has come to my attention that the theory of evolution is being taught in the public schools in your city of Pleasanton....

Original post made by Teacher on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 28, 2009 at 7:40 am | 24 comments | 1399 Views

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Alamo man, 2 others arrested in regional workers' comp fraud

Three Bay Area residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with a $5 million dollar workers' compensation insurance fraud...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sunflower, on May 28, 2009 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 1154 Views
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