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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 | 2221 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schools bond practices to get one more review

Government Financial Services, the consultants hired to review Pleasanton school district bond practices and go over them...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 22, 2011 at 2:35 pm | 37 comments | 2221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD footing the bill for WASC at the Rose Hotel?

Representatives from WASC visited Amador this week, and apparently they stayed at The Rose Hotel. I'm assuming that the...

Original post made by Hmmmm... on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by money is only 1/3 of "cost", on Oct 31, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 6 comments | 2221 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 | 2219 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Engagement

Shannon Helton & Thomas Durbala Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1741...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Shannon, on Oct 4, 2007 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 2218 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

End of high-speed rail boondoggle?

A Sacramento judge has thrown a monkey wrench into Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build a $68 billion high-speed rail system...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 am | 46 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Forum Civility

Welcome Everyone! I officially announce the opening of the "Bash Stacey" thread. You are all welcome to come here and...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 3, 2007 at 12:40 am | 9 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police activity at ruby hills

Driving down vineyard yesterday there were 2 police cars off the side of the road, writing down in their little black books...

Original post made by Jackie on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 2217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI says Pleasanton bombing suspect may be hiding in Hawaii

The FBI believes that a suspect in the three bombings in the East Bay more than a decade ago and linked to animal rights...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 2217 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 | 2216 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California college for illegal's

Please read California Assembly Bill 131 which will probably pass this week with Democratic only votes. Governor Brown has...

Original post made by Andy on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by I Tango by Myself in the Dark, on Sep 5, 2011 at 11:26 pm | 72 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooper's Hawk nesting near Fairlands Elementary!

I have observed over the last 2 weeks, a Cooper's Hawk living and hunting in the tall trees in front of Fairlands Park and...

Original post made by holly blash on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Apr 19, 2008 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 2215 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hijacks highway patrol car

A woman hijacked a California Highway Patrol car in Sunol at 3:40 this afternoon, leading sheriff's deputies on a high speed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Mark Byerly, on Dec 3, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

CA Real Estate PAC dumps $23,000 to support Thorne

Wowza. In a report filed this week with the Pleasanton City Clerk, California Real Estate PAC spent $23,000 to support Mayoral...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Owned by Chamber, on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 11 comments | 2215 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 | 2214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Underage drinking, vandalism reported at teen party

One teen was arrested for vandalism and the owner of a home in the 6000 block of Kolb Ranch Road was cited for hosting a...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:24 am | 17 comments | 2214 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 | 2213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal

The recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal. It appears that our district will need to consider...

Original post made by Taxed Already on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 42 comments | 2213 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council sets Oak Grove hearings for March 4

The City Council last night agreed to schedule a series of public discussions March 4 on the controversial Oak Grove project,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 2212 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway plans new 'Lifestyle' market here

A new complex of office buildings, retail stores and state-of-the-art Lifestyle Safeway Supermarket is being proposed for...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by Groceryboy, on Jun 26, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 2212 Views
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