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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too Much Homework?

There has been a lot of press over that last few years about kids getting too much homework. The new documentary (Race to...

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To all parents, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 69 comments | 2205 Views

SPORTS

High School Recruiting Goes Public

High school recruiting goes public. Private high schools are not the only schools that utilize (undue) influence or “recruit”...

Original post made by BB Fan on Dec. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California teachers union (CTA) joins WI fray

CTA has joined with the California Labor Federation to hold a candlelight vigil in Sacramento on 2/22. http://www.cta.org/About-CTA/News-Room/Wisconsin.aspx Bring...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Feb 25, 2011 at 1:34 am | 30 comments | 2204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PLEASE POST YOUR IDEA, GREAT OR SMALL, HOW WE CAN IMPROVE THE DISTRICT.

Pleasanton Community, I have read great ideas/suggestions from this community for months now. Whether we wanted the vote...

Original post made by GREAT IDEAS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:18 am | 69 comments | 2203 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART to Livermore plan brings out range of public opinion

A downtown Livermore BART station was panned by residents who attended a public hearing on extending the rail line, possibly...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by bobp, on Nov 12, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 11 comments | 2203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board OKs early retirement buyout plan

Teachers eligible for retirement will be offered an extra incentive to bow out early under a plan approved Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Barton Parent, on Mar 17, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 19 comments | 2203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police at Foothill High this morning as investigation continues into 'shooting' threat

Pleasanton police, plain clothes officers and school district security are swarming the Foothill High School campus this...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 14, 2013 at 10:46 am | 43 comments | 2202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police to man DUI checkpoint tonight

From 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. police will be screening cars for sobriety and drivers licenses in an undisclosed location in Pleasanton....

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by 5.0, on May 8, 2008 at 2:04 pm | 5 comments | 2201 Views

SPORTS

A Falcon Family

Tonight, just before kickoff in the season-opening game against Monte Vista, Foothill High School will honor Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2201 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown moves to ease fuel regulations, possibly leading to lower gas prices

The California Air Resources Board has announced that it is easing some restrictions on gasoline production in response to...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Oct 10, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 4 comments | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sports Briefs

<B>U14 Ballistic place third in Napa Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2906 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by jessica, on Sep 26, 2007 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 2200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What cuts for top administrators of PUSD

Simple question: What cuts are the top administrators of PUSD taking for themselves? Are they being an example by cutting...

Original post made by Todd on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ceaser, on Feb 14, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 53 comments | 2200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge traffic

I was at Stoneridge Shopping Center tonight (Mon) about 5:30 to 6:30 PM and it took 40 minutes to drive on that encircling...

Original post made by Al on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mike Oxlong, on Dec 23, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 9 comments | 2200 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here is the next California time bomb!!!

Even though this article was reported by a paper other than the Pleasanton Weekly I believe that a 500 billion dollar unfunded...

Original post made by Paul on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Christy, on May 19, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 33 comments | 2199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GATE Plan Flawed

Everyone is talking about cutting administrators. I agree! Look at the GATE plan or the school site plans. How much money...

Original post made by Peter on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 1, 2008 at 5:12 pm | 10 comments | 2198 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court this morning upheld Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, by a...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Liberty and Justice for ALL, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 88 comments | 2198 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workbench Hardware celebrates downtown opening today

Fred Nichandros will formally cut the ribbon at noon today to open his newest Workbench Hardware store in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Handyman, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 2198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leading the 'Y' into the future

To parents and students, it may seem like any other summer for the Tri-Valley YMCA as it plans to kick off its summer program...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by ., on Jun 26, 2008 at 4:58 pm | 4 comments | 2197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Down town Pleasanton is boring

We recently took a stroll downtown Pleasanton on a Sunday afternoon. OMG, the place is just dead quiet! We went for some...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Gail, on Sep 18, 2009 at 8:33 am | 40 comments | 2197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart Market goes to Pleasanton Council for final vote May 7

The Pleasanton City Council has scheduled a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, to make a final decision on whether Walmart...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Freeman, on Apr 21, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 101 comments | 2196 Views
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