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Pleasanton school district hires Lodi district manager as its new assistant superintendent

The Pleasanton school board has hired a former assistant superintendent at the Lodi school district to replace its Assistant...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Take him back, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 67 comments | 9213 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon's bail set by judge at $250,000

It was a scene riddled with emotion this morning as the arraignment for Katie McKewon was held. Friends and family members...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Foothill Graduate and sociologist, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 67 comments | 8197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how step and column salaries work for Pleasanton teachers

I want to summarize some basic facts about step and column salaries for teachers. Since teachers do not receive bonuses,...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by anon reply, on May 9, 2009 at 8:45 am | 66 comments | 3537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

March on Main Street

I'm thinking about a protest or something else (legal) on Main Street to protest the cuts to elementary schools (they're...

Original post made by just wondering on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 27, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 66 comments | 2299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE JON VRANESH!!!!

Anyone heard any news about Jon Vranesh? I've heard that numerous teachers have come out in support of him and are voicing...

Original post made by Save Jon Vranesh! on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Special Board Meeting has been called, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:13 am | 66 comments | 7549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Oct 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 66 comments | 12729 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

VIVA ARIZONA, VIVA ARIZONA

For having the GUTS to finally stand up and do something that the CLINTON, BUSH AND OBAMA administrations had no stomach...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 3, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 66 comments | 2353 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

School board to discuss union bargaining proposals, other issues tonight

The Pleasanton School board will discuss the district's and its teachers' union contract proposals for the upcoming school...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Charlotte, on Feb 17, 2012 at 9:14 am | 66 comments | 4023 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART strike likely tomorrow

A team of federal mediators bowed out of the BART contract negotiations today as union representatives announced that the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 20, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 66 comments | 4678 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court overturns restrictions on concealed weapons in California

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco struck down a San Diego law Thursday that restricted...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 21, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 66 comments | 4937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is anyone as devastated as I am about what's happening with Father Padraig

I moved to Pleasanton 10 years ago. I distinctly remember experiencing one of Father Padraig's sermons at St. Elizabeth...

Original post made by Jana on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Carlos, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 66 comments | 6322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama as Hitler at the Post Office

I went to the post office several times in the last week and there were people set up next to the driveway with signs of...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by hoops, on Dec 13, 2011 at 4:59 pm | 66 comments | 4108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giants' celebration costly to PUSD

Celebrating the San Francisco Giants' victory in the World Series will cost the Pleasanton School District more than $13,000...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:47 am | 66 comments | 3849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure K votes neck-and-neck in early returns

With other races being decided by predictably wide margins, Pleasanton's Measure K was seeing a spread of less than 200 votes...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 22, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 66 comments | 8987 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Natural gas leak ruled out as cause of 'suspicious' fire

Police are eliminating a natural gas leak as one of the possible causes of an explosion and house fire on East Angela Street...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:12 am | 66 comments | 4885 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: 'It saddens me'

Those were the words of school board president Chris Grant last Tuesday night as he reviewed a long list of possible program...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 66 comments | 3430 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney: 'Reform will make health care more affordable for Americans'

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) released the following statement and information in response to Saturday night's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:04 am | 66 comments | 4182 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto sees record 79.36% approval for parcel tax

Palo Alto voters have said a resounding "yes" to their public schools. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4046...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on May 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 66 comments | 3531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County Club may owe nearly $2 million to locked out workers

Castlewood Country Club may have to pony up $1.7 million in back pay and benefits, plus taxes, for its locked-out employees...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by JBP, on Dec 12, 2011 at 7:01 am | 66 comments | 2920 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district could cut 30 jobs starting July 1 as state aid lags

Looking at bad and worse figures from the state, Pleasanton school officials have released numbers that could mean cuts of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Newton, on Feb 6, 2012 at 9:57 am | 66 comments | 4744 Views
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Media malpractice
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
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