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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Granite Bay High wins Sweepstakes award at Foothill Band Review

Main Street in Pleasanton was filled with the sounds of music last Saturday as 50 marching bands from high schools and middle...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 28, 2012 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1072 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sasha and Malia Obama's Quacker School

Interesting school, Sidwell Friends, that Sasha and Melia Obama attend. The school is based upon Quaker Principals, Diversity,...

Original post made by Friends on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Friends, on Aug 8, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 12 comments | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

REFLECTING THE NATIONAL MOOD

First of all I want to applaud the Pleasanton Weekly for having a Town Square Forum, especially in the turbulent political...

Original post made by m on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by m to n, on Aug 20, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1071 Views

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Is this happening in PUSD? "Obama Recruiting Radicals in High Schools" ...

Does anyone know whether this is happening at Amador or Foothill High School? (Or other Bay Area schools?) Excerpt:...

Original post made by Pete on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by The liberals are coming!, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:13 am | 12 comments | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy Scouts recycling Christmas trees Jan. 5

For $5-10, residents can discard their Christmas trees, support Boy Scouts and help the earth all at the same time. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Drew Perkins, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1071 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: An early look at health care legislation

While the country continues to sort out the details of the Health Care Reform bill that was passed by Congress last Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Educated, on Mar 29, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 9 comments | 1071 Views

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Pleasanton to fund major marketing survey, strategy to boost retail sectors

The city of Pleasanton's Economic Development department and its Economic Vitality Committee are preparing to kick off a...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Local, on Apr 6, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 1071 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friday 5-28 Street wise question

I would just like to voice my disgust for Mr. Trevor Monizís response in todayís Streetwise question. Sir you need to take...

Original post made by Steven on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mitch, on Jun 1, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 5 comments | 1071 Views

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Congressman Paul Ryan's "Roadmap for America" : This will retire the entire US debt

Please inform yourself regarding Paul Ryan's "Roadmap..." We must get America back on track and 180 degrees in the opposite...

Original post made by We Need This! on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 7:17 pm | 7 comments | 1071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The Lottery" - a must see movie

A must-see movie to further the dialogue on improving public education. Here is a review: (http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10001424052748704635204575242123324855474-lMyQjAxMT...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 4 comments | 1071 Views

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Rides, entertainment booths going up at the fairgrounds as county fair readies for opening Wednesday



Crews are rapidly assembling scores of rides and others are filling the exhibition halls in time for Wednesday's...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Brittany, on Jun 28, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 1071 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriages to resume in California Wednesday unless 9th Circuit Court says no

A federal judge in San Francisco today declined to block gay and lesbian weddings as a court battle over California's ban...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Kyra, on Aug 14, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1071 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New BART seats mean cleaner ride

Notice anything different on BART? Fifty-one railcars out of BART's 669-car fleet are being outfitted with new cobalt blue...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Plastic seats are better, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 14 comments | 1071 Views

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Update: Pleasanton 100K Pension Club Grows

The 100,000 Dollar Pension Club list has just been updated. Pleasanton has a former employee that has just created a new...

Original post made by OCCUPY on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:09 am | 17 comments | 1071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What a teacher has to say about Measure G

This was posted on another thread. I know that some of the Yes on G people will immediately say that this wasn't really...

Original post made by parent on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 27, 2009 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 1070 Views

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SFGate: Walkway welds spark Dublin delays

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/09/BAQJ195ONH.DTL "The opening of the $80 million West Dublin...

Original post made by Jason on Aug. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1070 Views

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California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The H1N1 flu virus could cause up to 90,000 U.S. deaths, mainly among children and young adults

What if anything is PUSD doing to educate about this potential Pandemic? I am concerned about a lack of any information coming...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Interesting, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 9 comments | 1070 Views

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Real Estate Agents

In todayís climate when every minute detail influences the sale of a home the right real-estate agent is critical. We were...

Original post made by Steve on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 24, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 7 comments | 1070 Views

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City council, school district board to review mutual budget shortfalls tonight

The Pleasanton City Council and the city's school district board will have a chance to discuss their budget shortfalls in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:15 am | 6 comments | 1070 Views
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