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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a duh-sease, on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 3809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REMINDER TO VOTE NO ON MEASURE E

If you do not vote on Measure E, you will be paying the extra tax. The pro-tax campaign is heavily financed and they have...

Original post made by Not another PUSD tax on Apr. 24, 2011
Last comment by TeaPartyProud, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 56 comments | 3807 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Men stabbed at downtown Shell station

Two men were reportedly stabbed at the Shell gas station at Vineyard Avenue and First Street around 6 p.m. Wednesday night....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 23, 2008 at 10:01 am | 42 comments | 3807 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

DeSaulnier announces run for Congress

It didn't take long for State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) to throw his hat in the ring for a bid to replace retiring...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Lawrence Antz, on Jan 16, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 3806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Questionable borrowing leads to a mountain of school debt

Cash-out bond refinancing done by the Pleasanton Unified School District will cost taxpayers more than $9 million over 20...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth Dallmann, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:01 am | 84 comments | 3805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three incumbents announce candidacy for school board seats

All three incumbent Pleasanton school board members have confirmed they will seek reelection this fall as their terms expire,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 11, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 33 comments | 3804 Views

AROUND TOWN

For the biker who nearly died today . . . . . .

I was driving north on Main St today at 5:30 AM, just approaching Stanley. My traffic light was, and had been, green but...

Original post made by driver and biker on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 37 comments | 3804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops suck in P Town

The cops are so busy trying to score tickets they don't even fight crime. I saw 3 kids riding skateboards in the middle...

Original post made by MoMo on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 12, 2007 at 5:20 am | 17 comments | 3804 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drive launches against Staples Ranch initiative

A citizens' group led by civic and business leaders has launched a campaign urging residents not to sign a proposed voter...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by Sara G, on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 3803 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plea deal gives drunk driver 4 years in prison

A drunk driver who killed her friend and seriously injured another driver has agreed to a plea deal this morning that will...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 16, 2008 at 6:48 am | 43 comments | 3803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 3802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confidential school board emails/reports from Superintendent to school trustees?

Based on another thread from someone from Civic Square called uniformed talking about the Palo Alto district, I was looking...

Original post made by Lou on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lou, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 15 comments | 3801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Referendum process in grave jeopardy

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3840 posted Friday, April 11, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 13, 2008 at 8:09 pm | 15 comments | 3801 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Both Shadow Cliffs beaches closed due to E. coli levels

The north and south beaches at Shadow Cliffs Lake were closed indefinitely as of Friday due to high levels of E. coli bacteria...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 6 comments | 3801 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail boosters promise 'blended' transportation system

A lower price tag, fewer tracks and a fresh commitment to fund rail improvements in north and south California are among...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 15 comments | 3800 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

B1 transportation sales tax measure loses by fraction of percent needed to achive 2/3rd majority approval

Alameda County Registrar David Macdonald reported today that final results of the Nov. 6 election show that the hotly contested...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Al, on Nov 20, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 3800 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New electric vehicle charging stations turned on at Civic Center, 2 other locations

New charging stations for electric cars were turned on Monday at a public "uncovering" ceremony at the Pleasanton Civic Center. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by ActuallyInformed, on Jan 7, 2014 at 5:42 pm | 36 comments | 3799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed man robs Comerica Bank

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Comerica Bank in the 600 block of Main Street this morning at about...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 23, 2013 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 3798 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County's District attorney, criminal courts moving to Dublin next year

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley seemed quite neighborly last week when she asked local Realtors for their...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Apr 11, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 3798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Give Concessions to Help PUSD

Another local paper reported this morning about the concessions that Pleasanton teachers' union gave. (I didn't try to post...

Original post made by PTA Mom on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on May 24, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 20 comments | 3795 Views
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