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School district looks at student stress, homework

A months-long look into whether Pleasanton expects too much from its young people began Nov. 17 with a showing of the movie...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by I'm A Parent Too, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 26 comments | 1891 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oakland PD Officers

What a tragedy. Those poor families. ...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 23 comments | 1890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 1890 Views

AROUND TOWN

***New Devlopment Proposed for Dublin Canyon

PREV-570, Hamid Taeb/Lester Property Work session to review and receive comments on a preliminary application for a 42-unit...

Original post made by Canyon Creek Owner on Feb. 12, 2008
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Construction beginning on I-580 carpool lanes

With cows grazing in a not-so-distant hillside and big rigs whizzing by, officials broke ground today on new carpool lanes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Greg, on Sep 4, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 27 comments | 1889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More cuts loom for PUSD

A snafu with a posted date kept the Pleasanton school board from "sunshining" negotiations with its teacher's union, but...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by Capsized by Illegals, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:58 am | 6 comments | 1889 Views

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When is college debt too much?

Sometimes a college education doesn't pay. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9495...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gary Alt, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 19 comments | 1889 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

The mayor and two city councilmembers have not followed our 1996 General Plan, the long range development guide for our city....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:15 am | 37 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School trustee's daughter-in-law dies

Memorial services will be held tomorrow morning for Susanne Kristina Mullfors-Kernan, the daughter-in-law of Pleasanton School...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 14, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Candidates

I just received the "County of Alameda sample ballot and voter information" Not all the candidates for school board are...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Prasad Rallapalli, on Oct 21, 2008 at 11:44 am | 27 comments | 1887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E's Illogic - Vote No!

Ballots arrive today for a new tax on Pleasanton property owners. (FYI, we are still paying off the bonds we approved in...

Original post made by TriValleyPatriots.com on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 6, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 51 comments | 1887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional Kindergarten

Looks like Transitional K will not be funded in Jerry Brown's new budget (is this correct?). Does that mean it will be dropped...

Original post made by curious on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 17, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 22 comments | 1887 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 1886 Views

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Home sales, job creation could rise with sensible lending standards

New survey findings, combined with an analysis of historic credit scores and loan performance, show home sales could be notably...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by D X, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 1886 Views

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Livermore man arrested on child porn charges

A Livermore man was arrested this week on child pornography charges, police said. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/10/26/liveermore-man-arrested-o...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by P-Twn, on Oct 28, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 1885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury selection to start Nov. 29 in Castlewood murder trial

A jury trial for a man charged with killing his parents in their Castlewood home nearly three years ago is expected to get...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1884 Views

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Plans for Debates Between Pete Stark and Eric Swalwell?

Hopefully people will react to Pete Stark's current position on debating Eric Swalwell. Congressman Stark says he will not...

Original post made by Dave on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Character first, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 1884 Views

AROUND TOWN

First budget crisis forum slated for Jan. 26

Informative meetings about the budget crisis and its impact to the school district have been scheduled for Jan. 26 and Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Just Say NO To Bailouts, on Jan 25, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 33 comments | 1883 Views

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Our "Meg Whitman" Sign -- Stolen!

For the first time in my life I put a political yard sign in my front yard. Actually three: one for Meg, one for Carly,...

Original post made by wcd on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 21 comments | 1883 Views

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Police find missing 15-year-old Amador Valley student in Westley

Shelby Harris, a 15-year-old Amador Valley High School student missing since Halloween day, was located early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Nov 8, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 9 comments | 1883 Views
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