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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district, banking on furlough days, restores programs and jobs

The Pleasanton School District is apparently banking on furlough days to balance its budget for the upcoming school year. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Dysfunctional school district, on Jun 11, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 35 comments | 3108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Column

Longtime school board member Pat Kernan has been taking it on the chin lately in both the media and at a recent school board...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 1, 2008 at 11:56 am | 65 comments | 3106 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 63 comments | 3106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CANDID CAMERAS IN HIGH SCHOOL BATHROOMS

Has anyone heard about the cameras placed in the high school bathrooms? We have no budget for our schools, but the school...

Original post made by Mom of 5 on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tea Party Patriot, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 40 comments | 3105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tea party members disrupt meeting to Plan Bay Area

Getting input on how best to plan transportation and housing in the Bay Area for the next 25 years proved difficult Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 3105 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Haggerty up on Stoneridge Drive offer

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4464 posted Friday, September 5,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by beenThere, on Sep 15, 2008 at 7:58 am | 15 comments | 3104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another non-credited...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 3103 Views

AROUND TOWN

RE: editorial, "City Union Workers Watch Out"

It is regretable that Pleasaton needs to reign in over-spending by creating a two tiered pay and benefit system -- however,...

Original post made by anon on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 6, 2008 at 4:09 pm | 48 comments | 3101 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two guilty, two in court for elder fraud in Pleasanton

With one recent Pleasanton case of senior abuse closed, another is continuing to wend its way through the court system. On...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jul 24, 2013 at 8:44 am | 5 comments | 3101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High School Aresst

Earlier this week I was informed by my child thata freshman boy was arrested at Foothill during first period on Wednesday...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 3099 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Testing America's new civility in Pleasanton

Politicians of all stripes joined with President Obama on Tuesday night in seeking civility in debating and enacting key...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike Hightower, on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 21 comments | 3098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton leaders, vets welcome home Army Specialist Eith from Afghanistan

Nearly 100 well-wishers turned out Sunday afternoon to welcome home Army Specialist Kyle Eith to Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Marsha Buck, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 4 comments | 3097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High wins state 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School captured first place in the "We the People" state finals last Saturday in Bakersfield, topping...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 20, 2013 at 7:15 am | 3 comments | 3094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit trying to cross I-580

One lane of I-580 in Pleasanton was blocked after a truck hit a pedestrian who was reportedly attempting to cross the freeway,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 29, 2013 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 3094 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board majority votes to rehire workers, approve administrative contracts

The Pleasanton school board wrapped up its work for the 2011-12 school year in a six-hour meeting Tuesday night that brought...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:42 am | 33 comments | 3092 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 now in race for Pleasanton City Council

Four candidates are now in the race for election to the Pleasanton City Council, along with two others seeking election as...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Aug 12, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 12 comments | 3091 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry diddled while NUMMI closed

Many thousands of jobs in Rep Jerry McNerney's 11th Congressional District of CA will be lost as a result of the NUMMI plant...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 42 comments | 3089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart to open San Ramon Neighborhood Market, five others today

San Ramon's Walmart Neighborhood Market will open at 7:30 a.m. today in the grocery space vacant since 2010 at the Country...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Matthew, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:56 pm | 26 comments | 3089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joint meeting brings city, schools closer together

The Pleasanton City Council and school board congratulated the city's two high school "We the People" teams Monday for attaining...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 21, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 3087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 dead, 4 injured in limo fire on San Mateo bridge Saturday night

The California Highway Patrol is investigating what led to a fire in a limousine that killed five women and injured four...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sadie, on May 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 7 comments | 3086 Views
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