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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amazing we haven't seen this in the PW...

By Ron McNicoll, The Independent Absentee ballots are already sent to voters. The polls will be open June 2 for...

Original post made by Good Article on G on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 25, 2009 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 1427 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Newsom orders layoffs for 15,000 S.F. workers but plans to hire back most on part-time basis

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom cut the workweek for 15,000 full-time city employees to 37.5 hours Friday as a cost-cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1427 Views

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Rat's at Macaroni Grill in Dublin

I was at Macaroni Grill in Dublin last night for dinner with my husband and while eating looked down and saw a rat scamper...

Original post made by Pati on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Helen, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 1427 Views

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Obama's Immigration speech

I reviewed Obama's immigration speech online. I was surprised somewhat that I disagreed with very little of what the President...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Jul 2, 2010 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

The writing on the wall

Not a day goes by in Pleasanton that someone doesn't discover graffiti scribed on a freeway underpass, stop sign, railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 26, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 8 comments | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Republican leaders endorse McNerney

Dublin, CA – Local Republican leaders Mayor Mike Doyle of Danville, Councilmember Steve Abercrombie of Tracy and former...

Original post made by Chet on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Jul 12, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 11 comments | 1427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects in armed robbery of FedEx truck last week headed back to court in September

Not only was the victim and at least two of the men involved in last week's robbery FedEx employees, but court records show...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Aug 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Money Myth: School Resources, Outcomes, and Equity

This is the title of a book released this year (author W. Norton Grubb). Some good things from a write-up on the book: Can...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Love is blind, on May 22, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little cuts add up as school district searches for revenue

While the Pleasanton Unified School District board and administration worries about the big picture in dealing with budget...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Great work, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 1426 Views

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Alameda County Board of Supervisors Redistricting Decision

Well, no big surprises out of the meeting today regarding Alameda County supervisorial redistricting. The proposal going...

Original post made by Billie on Jun. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1426 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Hazards at the Library

There are new hazards at the Library, and I almost "fell" because of it. Library patrons are "plugging in the laptop omputers...

Original post made by Hazards at the Library on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Library "staff", on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 8 comments | 1426 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

23 protesters arrested after blocking Castlewood Drive

Twenty-three people protesting the ongoing lockout of Castlewood workers were arrested June 23 for blocking Castlewood Drive...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 4, 2011 at 8:16 am | 8 comments | 1426 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Routine check leads to stolen car bust

A registration check Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot led to the arrest of a Manteca woman, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saving Quality Education

Would it be possible, with the 61% that voted yes on G to start a major fund raising effort to raise the money needed to...

Original post made by Saving the quality of education on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 7 comments | 1425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

To Pleasanton Weekly: Why was Vranesh lawsuit story removed?

To Pleasanton Weekly: Why was Vranesh lawsuit story removed? Was it hurting people you support. Please answer or should...

Original post made by Lessismore on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Brothers Darryl, on Oct 22, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 1425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girl Scouts kick off 'Cookie' sales in time for Super Bowl

The Girl Scouts of Northern California will kick off their cookie season early this year in time for Super Bowl 50 in Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by daytime sleeper, on Feb 2, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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BART unions set to vote starting tomorrow on contract offers

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote starting tomorrow on a contract offer that management says is fair but...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1425 Views

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This should be interesting!

Well this should prove interesting. I guess if you are speeding and a cop pulls you over and ask for drivers license and...

Original post made by Christine on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Millie, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Passengers to face full body scans at Oakland, San Jose airports

Heading out of town? Expect to be examined by full body scanners at 11 major airports including those at Oakland and San...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 8, 2010 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1425 Views
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