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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gets budget back on track, for now

School Board members were pleased to certify their budget as positive Tuesday night -- a sign of a balanced budget -- for...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Pati, on Mar 31, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 65 comments | 3455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Banquet groups leaving Castlewood due to labor strife

Two major Pleasanton organizations have cancelled their annual luncheons at Castlewood Country Club so that their participants...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 65 comments | 2651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E signs - where to get them

Where can I get a No on E sign? Are they available or do I have to take someones Yes on E sign and write No over the Yes. ...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 65 comments | 3716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to layoff 25 FTE Classified employees

The very last agenda item on the 4/12 board meeting is to layoff 25 classified employees. So, how are the PUSD and union...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a student, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 65 comments | 4731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calendar change survey to go before school board Tuesday

Parents, teachers, students and other stakeholders may be able to have their say in how -- and whether -- Pleasanton's public...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by Working Parent, on Dec 9, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 65 comments | 6268 Views

SPORTS

References

My son has been attending the HS JV games at Fallon Middle School for the past few weeks and he was approached by this man...

Original post made by Basketball Buff on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by playfairnow, on Feb 14, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 65 comments | 4554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign Finance

Keep Our Park Committee Press Release Feb 4, 2008 OPPONENTS OF THE OAK GROVE PROJECT VIOLATE STATE CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS,...

Original post made by Angela on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 25, 2008 at 11:32 am | 65 comments | 4804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brozosky considering another try for mayor's post

Former City Councilman Steve Brozosky may try again to unseat Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's top elected post in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2008
Last comment by angela ramire holmes, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:40 am | 65 comments | 3996 Views

AROUND TOWN

California becomes 1st state to require teaching of gay history

California has become the nation's first state to require its public schools to teach students about the history and contributions...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Yelena, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 65 comments | 3642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Goodbye California, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 65 comments | 9657 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board moves forward with bond measure consideration

As a first step toward putting forward a bond measure for school funding, Pleasanton's school board voted to do a survey...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 2, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 65 comments | 4192 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Whatever happened to Christmas?

Sure, Dec. 25 is just 18 days away. But except for a brief flash of "Merry Christmas" on Wheels Bus No. 12 that I saw Monday,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by steve, on Dec 23, 2007 at 1:34 pm | 65 comments | 5538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney introduces bill to stop U.S. jobs from going overseas

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has introduced legislation to stop American jobs from going overseas. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 65 comments | 4503 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council candidates warned to wait until March 29 to post campaign signs

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has asked candidates in the special City Council election scheduled for May 7 to wait...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by John G., on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:10 am | 65 comments | 5612 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Councilwoman wants smoking banned in downtown Pleasanton, also in apartments

City Councilwoman Karla Brown wants to ban smoking in downtown Pleasanton and in all multi-family apartment and condominium...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 65 comments | 5007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Column

Longtime school board member Pat Kernan has been taking it on the chin lately in both the media and at a recent school board...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 1, 2008 at 11:56 am | 64 comments | 4616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Furlough Days!

Summer vacation starts early in Pleasanton. What a joke. Pay cuts do not equal time off from the job. You can slice it...

Original post made by Unpaid Furlough days = 5 day weekend on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Nice but, on Jun 7, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 64 comments | 3462 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

With this "CHANGE" there is NO "HOPE" for the U.S.

Goodbye to the U.S. as we all knew it. It was fun while it lasted. An entire generation of children will now face...

Original post made by mm on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Funny, on Feb 19, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 64 comments | 3910 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California rated worse run state, and one doing the most to spread the wealth

It is interesting how California is rated the worst run state, and one of the states that spends the most! "1. California State...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 64 comments | 4500 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Geological Survey predicts higher temps, stronger storms due to climate change

If worldwide carbon emissions continue at the present rate, rising temperatures could cause the Sierra Nevada to lose 80...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by lazzboy, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 64 comments | 6394 Views
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Media malpractice
By Tim Hunt | 23 comments | 735 views

Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 307 views

The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 245 views

 

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