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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves smaller classes for first-graders

The Pleasanton school board has approved class size reductions for first-graders. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11282...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kelly French, on May 18, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 8 comments | 1733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meadowlark mural gets a facelift

Amidst a line of cars waiting for a chilly treat from the Meadowlark Dairy, Artist "Big Al" Meadows worked to preserve springtime...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 1732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Walmart stealing from our schools fundraising?

It is troubling to see Walmart has a large display of Foothill and Amador spirit wear. The sprit wear is a primary fundraiser...

Original post made by Foothill Falcon on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 25 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Part-time jobs for teenagers?

Anyone know of a local company looking for part-time help? My daughter is looking and so far, no luck. Any leads are appreciated. One...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Lucy, on Feb 9, 2010 at 12:18 am | 29 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton providing free sandbags in case of heavy rain

The city of Pleasanton is providing sandbags free of charge to local residents and businesses to use in case of heavy rain...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beautiful Sunset in Pleasanton

I took this photo Thursday evening Feb. 28...

Original post made by Meka on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by Shelley, on Mar 21, 2008 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 1731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Axis welcomes spacious, new behavioral health facility

Health specialists yesterday celebrated the long-awaited grand opening of cushy, new offices and meeting rooms for Axis Community...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marylou Santos, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 teens arrested after carjacking at Walnut Creek shopping center

Three teenage boys were arrested after a carjacking Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Walnut Creek shopping center,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Great police work!, on Mar 29, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park students on friendships, traditions, respect

There's a reason they're called "tweeners." They're stuck in the middle, too old for elementary school and not old enough...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Toni, teacher and parent, on Nov 21, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1731 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Pleasanton woman sentenced on tax fraud charge

A former Pleasanton resident was sentenced to three years in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $1.4 million for failing...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Justice, on Apr 6, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 6 comments | 1731 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prove Me Wrong: Obama's Goals and the CPUSA's are one in the same...

I challenge any Democrat to spell out how Obama's and the Congressional Democrats' goals are any different from the Communist...

Original post made by Curious on Jan. 2, 2012
Last comment by SCUBAMom, on Jan 5, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 36 comments | 1731 Views

AROUND TOWN

On anniversary of marriage ruling, both sides await Prop. 8 decision

Today is the one-year anniversary of a California Supreme Court ruling that allowed same-sex marriage - only to be struck...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 26, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 41 comments | 1730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 4, on Jun 18, 2012 at 9:18 am | 18 comments | 1730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed robbery at Golden Chopsticks in Pleasanton Wednesday

An armed robbery occurred at 2:06 p.m. yesterday at the Golden Chopsticks Restaurant in the 3100 block of Santa Rita Road. Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on May 30, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 21 comments | 1730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Valley View Principal Leaving??

I have recently heard that the Principal of Valley View Elementary will be leaving at the end of this school year. Does...

Original post made by Interested on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 24 comments | 1729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teacher of the Year 2010-2011

Congratulations to Marla Silversmith of Amador High School for being awarded Pleasanton Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011....

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lori J. Rice, on May 7, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1729 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police net closing on local burglar

Police said they're closing in on a local man believed to have committed at least five burglaries at Pleasanton homes. Officers...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Serial Criminals, on Feb 28, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 8 comments | 1729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alternative Education Programs with PUSD

Tonights Board report failed to give us a picture of who the students are that make up the enrollment of the Alternative...

Original post made by Sally on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by p-town mom and teacher, on Jul 19, 2011 at 8:50 am | 12 comments | 1729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Schools, Drugs & Violence

Per a new SF Chronicle analysis of statewide suspension data for the 2006-07 school year, see how our Pleasanton schools...

Original post made by firstgen on May. 19, 2008
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