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Safeway Decides to Understaff at Night-Too Bad for You

At around 9:30-10 pm if you feel like getting some ice cream, or want to do your weekly shopping at Safeway, be aware that...

Original post made by Lane on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 8 comments | 1235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools perform well in state testing

Pleasanton schools did well on the state's Academic Performance Index (API) tests, but some areas still need work, according...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by angela reiswig, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Change in Teachers' Education: article

This article talks about change in teachers' education: http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/10/21/duncan.teacher.education.reform/index.html...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Disillusioned, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 1234 Views

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PUSD Already Receives From The State $4.0 MM Each Year To Pay For Class Size Reductions K-3

The actual cost is $5.6 MM to run the program. Why would PUSD threaten to cut the difference of $1.6 MM and therefore lose...

Original post made by frank on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 1, 2009 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1234 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

You call them "illegals" and want to deny health care? 20,000 a year-Slaves!

MEXICO (TIER 2) [Extracted from U.S. State Dept Trafficking in Persons Report, June 2009] Mexico is a large source,...

Original post made by Slaves on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 11, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Exploding Public Employee Entitlements

Did you know (all these are facts that can be confirmed with City Management): - An incremental $46M has been siphoned...

Original post made by GX on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Not So Sure, on Nov 9, 2010 at 12:02 am | 5 comments | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unveiling tonight for colorful bus shelter near public library

The newly colorful bus shelter on Old Bernal Avenue near the library is scheduled for unveiling this evening after Foothill...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on May 20, 2010 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Vote for McGovern, Brown

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7475 posted Friday, October 8,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on Oct 20, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 9 comments | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nasty, Mean, Angry P-Town Residents

I wanted to re post this from another thread to have some hopefully constructive feedback and maybe, just maybe open some...

Original post made by Food for Thought on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 11 comments | 1234 Views

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 Concerned, on May 19, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 1234 Views

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PG & E Transformer blows on Springdale Ave - No power tonight for West Side

A PG & E transformer caught on fire on Springdale Ave near Stoneridge Dr (across from the mall). Power out to most of West...

Original post made by Jim on Jul. 19, 2009
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Answers for the Mortgage Crisis meltdown

The mortgage crisis meltdown is what started the collapse of the financial systems so the next time you go to cast your vote...

Original post made by Chris Mack on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Too Funny, on Aug 10, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 1233 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop. 8 sponsor warns same-sex marriage could lead to 'social moral decay'

An official sponsor of Proposition 8 testified in federal court in San Francisco Thursday that he believes same-sex marriage...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Go Canucks Go, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 25 comments | 1233 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ted Cruz Admits Obamaphobia: Won't Support Immigration Reform

Original post made by William the Free on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Freddie, on Jun 16, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 14 comments | 1233 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Employees protest decision to close Superior, other state courts one day a month

Court workers from throughout the Bay Area expressed frustration at a rally in San Francisco Wednesday over a decision by...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 2:55 am | 6 comments | 1233 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 | 1233 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

White House Move to Collect 'Fishy' Info May Be Illegal, Critics Say

Duh!?!?! Where is the outrage from the left that would have materialized if the Bush administration had done this? Does...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Aug 10, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 13 comments | 1232 Views

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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 | 1232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to tax your water meters?

Trustee Hintzkee is exploring taxing water meters to pay for schools. View the Dec 16 school board meeting (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/webcasts/bmDec162009.cfm) 2010...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 30, 2009 at 1:19 am | 6 comments | 1232 Views

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NEW: Obama Bumper Sticker Removal Kit!

Great new product...and in demand! And it Really Really Works! BS Removal Kit >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=201pgTaEseQ ...

Original post made by Beth on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 11 comments | 1231 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 626 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 470 views