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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jun 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 99 comments | 5843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 5618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insurance officials begin their own investigation into fire

Pleasanton police are working through the holidays on what may become a criminal investigation in the house fire on East...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Fox 2, on Feb 24, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 99 comments | 7576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Forum on Budget

I was so surprised at how many attended the meeting. I counted about 180. Luz gave a very easy to understand presentation...

Original post made by Beth on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 98 comments | 6084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers must play role in budget fix

Viewpoint From The Sacramento Bee (well written): How do you know when you're in a family? When you're asked to clean...

Original post made by reader on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Insider, on Feb 14, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 98 comments | 4789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4658 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 19, 2008 at 6:32 am | 96 comments | 6464 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council approves draft rezoning plan for 105 acres of new 'affordable' housing

In a sweeping move, the Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously last night to approve a preliminary plan to rezone 17 separate...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Truthseeker, on Aug 8, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 96 comments | 7234 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton recreation supervisor arrested for theft

Ian Anderson, a recreation supervisor employed by the city of Pleasanton, was arrested Thursday and charged with embezzling...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 96 comments | 8384 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gov. Brown Does BART Management a Favor

For weeks BART management has waged a PR campaign in the corporate media which, in turn, has uncritically reproduced BART...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 95 comments | 3482 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Hungry Dad and Kid @ Walgreens on Santa Rita Rd

Pretty sure others saw a man and a kid standing near front entrance of Walgreens near Safeway on Santa Rita Road asking for...

Original post made by HelpTheHungry on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 10, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 95 comments | 6460 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol believed to be a factor in Foothill Drive crash

Police are looking into the likely possibility that alcohol was the cause of a car accident last Saturday that killed a 19-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Nov 9, 2007 at 8:21 am | 95 comments | 13500 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi: Health care 'public option' needs new name

How stupid do they think we are? http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9BIUUF02&show_article=1 Perhaps we should...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kaboom!, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 94 comments | 4538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sides still at odds over step and column raises for teachers

As Pleasanton prepares once again to vote on a parcel tax, no single issue has received more attention than step and column,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:37 am | 94 comments | 6255 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart public hearing moved to next Monday at Firehouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Planning Commission late Friday stripped a controversial public hearing on a proposed Walmart Neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:29 am | 94 comments | 6779 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen with contentious yearbook photo arrested for hashish possession

The Amador senior who made news last week for a controversial yearbook photo is back in the news, this time with a felony...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by 188IQ, on Feb 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 94 comments | 7127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are our school leaders truly selecting the best and brightest to teach our children?

My husband and I relocated to Pleasanton because of the quality of our schools. Top schools should recruit top talent, don't...

Original post made by Concerned on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by PoP, on Aug 28, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 93 comments | 7952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another PUSD Budget Proposal for Debate

Here's a new take on how to close the $8 million gap for 10/11, and help keep the budget in balance for 11/12. I'm just brainstorming...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:54 am | 93 comments | 3929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jon Vranesh back again at last night's school board meeting

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh addressed the Pleasanton school board during the community comment session...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by watchdogs, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:20 pm | 93 comments | 14742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Vote Yes on Measure M, for students and schools

The $323 million bond measure for PUSD, on the March primary election ballot as local Measure M, is vital for the short-...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2020 at 8:51 am | 92 comments | 10069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Angry conservatives need to chill out....

You angry conservatives need to chill out, before you all get locked up in a Looney bin at worst, or ruin the chances of...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Toll, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:52 am | 92 comments | 4550 Views
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