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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Employee who will vote NO on Measure G

I too will be voting no on Measure G for a variety of reasons. The Union of school employees is actually failing our teachers,...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Me, on May 28, 2009 at 11:53 am | 83 comments | 2990 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 101 comments | 2990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget still a burden for schools

The state of the school district's budget appears to have gone from bad to worse. As California's deficit climbs to an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by interested resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 12 comments | 2989 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Jennifer Hosterman spearheaded city achievements

Some of us thought that Jennifer Hosterman traveled a lot when she was Pleasanton's mayor, a post she left just two years...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Joey, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 2989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Way to help stop Graffiti Vandalizing

My name is Lindsay Wright and I am Village High School graduate. Incase there are people out there who don’t know what...

Original post made by Lindsay Wright on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Doo Doo, on Feb 18, 2009 at 1:09 pm | 42 comments | 2989 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton group presenting ADHD program tomorrow

Is ADHD as common as some say it is? If so, what's the best way to help a child succeed? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/03/23/pleasanton-group-p...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Spudly, on Mar 25, 2014 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 2988 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney's 'Corner Congress' in Pleasanton turns out to be private chat

A small crowd of 25 people turned out Saturday to meet and talk to Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) but only a few...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 24, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 2987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High student tests positive for staph infection

A student at Amador Valley High School is under a medical quarantine after testing positive for a Staph infection--clinically...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 15 comments | 2986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your Lawn Mower

I was walking my dog today and saw a man start up a gas powered lawn mower to mow his small lawn. The noise was deafening....

Original post made by Ellie on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Dennis, on Oct 30, 2008 at 8:42 am | 41 comments | 2986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition - Employee union contract-Pension funding

Here is a simple fact that can be confirmed with the City – Pleasanton’s unfunded liabilities for public employee entitlements...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mike Pearsons, on Mar 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 47 comments | 2986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castlewood in cold blood

The golf course community of Castlewood is in a state of shock after a husband and wife were discovered dead in what authorities...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mnkeller, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart teacher named 'Behring Teacher Ambassador'

A Hart Middle School teacher has been named a 2015-16 Behring Teacher Ambassador, announced by National History Day (NHD). Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Lisa Kaelin, on Mar 7, 2015 at 8:32 pm | 6 comments | 2985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have Dog (Pack), Will Travel

When a person takes a dog for a walk, the beings at both ends of the leash benefit. Fresh air, exercise, exciting new sights...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carrie, on Apr 12, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2985 Views

SPORTS

Council OKs gym, parish buldings at Elizabeth Seton

The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to allow the Catholic Community of Pleasanton to build its long-sought 22,296-square foot...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 2983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD brings back staggered reading programs

The Pleasanton school district is looking back to move ahead, re-instituting a policy of staggered starting times that it...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by awesome, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2982 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch plan goes before Planning Commission tomorrow

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will hold a public hearing starting at 7 p.m. tomorrow to consider a bid to build 50 upscale...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by curious george, on Aug 27, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 2982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2981 Views

RESTAURANTS

What happened to Willow Tree in Dublin???????

I've spent my last dollar at the Willow Tree in Dublin. Uncooked food and burnt food for the last time. [portion removed]...

Original post made by UPCHUCK on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Mar 30, 2010 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton PTA seeks 'Excellence in Education' nominations

The Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Council is accepting nominations for the 25th annual Excellence in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 13, 2015 at 8:15 am | 11 comments | 2980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday parade set for Dec. 5 on Main Street

Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday celebration, the city's most festive event, starts at 5 p.m. next Saturday, Dec. 6, featuring...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by just me, on Dec 3, 2015 at 7:01 am | 6 comments | 2980 Views
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