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SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE SOLUTION -- MEASURE H

Measure G was poorly marketed and badly written. Something closer to San Ramon's measure C would be more likely to win here....

Original post made by Russell on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:03 am | 13 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC president seeks 8% tuition increase to $12,150 annually

Blaming under-funding by the state, UC President Mark Yudof is proposing raising student tuition by 8% and reducing pension...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 11, 2010 at 11:21 am | 10 comments | 1694 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

JOB TALK .. too little, too late,.. OK if it works

Inauguration day is always January 20. Obama was sworn in in 2009. Finally, for debt ceiling, political distraction, Obama...

Original post made by Mainstream middle-class jobless on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by I've Read Marx, on Aug 4, 2011 at 10:16 am | 24 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

PGS Rate Hike = 28%; Pleasanton Water Rate Hike = ?

PGS rates just increased 14%; when curbside recycling is implemented, should you opt for the larger garbage bin, your rate...

Original post made by Billie on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Barney, on May 4, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street closures today in Dublin due to high school homecoming parade

Village Parkway closure starts at 2:30 p.m. with parade starting at 3:45 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5308...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Not so steamed, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity, Channel 5 and Channel 7 on East Angela Street

Does anyone know why the police have been on East Angela Street all afternoon and evening? The police tape is out, Channel's...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Newswatcher, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wonderful Community Theatre - Peter Pan

If you are looking for a delightful afternoon or evening's entertainment, go see Peter Pan at the Bankhead theater. The...

Original post made by David Cannon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by M, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen group's 'Nightmare' on stage tonight, tomorrow at Firehouse Arts Center

Those seeking a unique Halloween experience won't want to miss "Nightmare, a Terrifying Night of Improv," which is being...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nearly 3 years after their murders, Pleasanton couple's accused son's trial gets under way today

Opening statements will be presented today in the trial of professional poker player Ernest Scherer III on charges that he...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Nutsac, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blaze causes $100,000 in damage to secluded home

A blaze caused about $100,000 in damage to a large two-story home on a secluded road in Pleasanton yesterday morning, a Livermore-Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maja7, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why a Search Firm ? I don't know...

Why a search firm ?, I don't know, you tell me: By Robert Jordan/Contra Costa Times "Pleasanton-Pleasanton school trustees...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by john, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 16 comments | 1692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High students hear about holocaust from Czechoslovakian survivor

Never again. Holocaust survivor Susan Greenwald told a Foothill High School honors English class that they need to remember...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by ThankYou, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 1692 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat-led Congress' Secret Plan to Pass Obamacare - CONFIRMED

Has anyone probed McNerney on this? http://blog.heritage.org/2009/10/07/congress%E2%80%99-secret-plan-to-pass-obamacare-confirmed/ Leaders...

Original post made by ! on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Oct 8, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 11 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council votes to restrict new banks from locating on Main Street

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to place restrictions on banks, savings and loan associations and other...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on May 4, 2012 at 12:03 am | 5 comments | 1692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police arrest teens on burglary charges

Three teenagers were arrested Tuesday after they allegedly committed a burglary at an apartment complex near City Hall. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Not surprised, on Jun 7, 2009 at 11:50 am | 11 comments | 1691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are breaks mandatory and how often it must be given to kids who work

Anyone out there know the rule/law regulating how an employer must give breaks to kids (teenagers)? That is how many hours...

Original post made by Hardworking Citizen on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by sorry but..., on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 7 comments | 1691 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

USS Arizona survivors to speak at Las Positas College

Las Positas College will hold a free history symposium featuring three survivors of the USS Arizona from 11:30 a.m.-12:30...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by TetVet68, on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district starts year with $350,000 deficit

It's early in the school year, but the Pleasanton Unified School District is already talking about budget cuts. In the regular...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 1690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

German Program at Foothill cuts????

Heard some rumors the program may be getting some cuts... Does anyone know more facts? ...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 1690 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swiftboating Town Halls

With federal lawmakers returning home this week to begin their month-long recess, the far right is welcoming them with large,...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Melissa, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 13 comments | 1690 Views
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