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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents protest plan to bring back staggered reading

Parents upset with a change in schedules at elementary schools packed the Pleasanton school district's boardroom Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by PIE, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 52 comments | 10803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 52 comments | 8425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Troubled schools

The turnover of principals in the past few years and a series of nasty allegations by and against teachers and administrators...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 52 comments | 14401 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here we go again, Parcel Tax part 2

The Pleasanton School Board voted to contract with a survey group to consider the possibility of going forward with another...

Original post made by Rat Turd on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Emperors new clothes, on Aug 27, 2010 at 9:32 am | 52 comments | 2780 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to stop speeders in residential areas?

Does anyone know who I can contact at the Pleasanton PD about this issue? I live on Churchill Drive in Pleasanton Meadows,...

Original post made by james on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by ryan, on Sep 22, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 52 comments | 5034 Views

AROUND TOWN

6 FIREMEN LEISURELY SHOPPING

It's 10:30 in the morning and there are 6 firemen leisurely shopping at Safeway. Six! That means if they spent an hour that...

Original post made by Getting Hosed on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by bitsy, on Jun 7, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 52 comments | 3661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too Loud - Alameda County Fair Grounds

Sunday, April 12, 2015 @ 9:00 PM I've been a musician and audio engineer for more decades than I care to mention, so if...

Original post made by Steve Rosefield on Apr. 12, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:44 am | 52 comments | 3917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Question about Costco and MM...

What if you're against Costco because of the massive subsidy, the "back-room" dealing and clandestine nature and dishonesty...

Original post made by Jack on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 29, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 52 comments | 732 Views

RESTAURANTS

New British pub opens downtown

You don't have to cross the pond for authentic British fare anymore. A new pub that recently opened downtown offers anything...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Silly Bugger, on Mar 25, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 52 comments | 6458 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Hotel restaurant to close New Year's Day

The restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel will close Jan 1 with an auction house coming in to sell off the furnishings Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by LEO Mc DONOUGH, on Jun 25, 2010 at 11:49 am | 52 comments | 5177 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As new recycling program prepares for launch, city asks residents to choose trash bin size

As Pleasanton launches its new recycling program, it's asking residents to choose which size trash bin they will use at home....

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bunbury Recycling Service, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 52 comments | 2852 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 26, 2010 at 8:31 am | 52 comments | 2947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores show Pleasanton's on top

Twelve out of the 15 schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) are in the top 10 percent of schools statewide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Caesar, on May 21, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 51 comments | 4039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Reductions

From the PUSD web site: "Budget Information Once again we face an uncertain future with the budget. The Governor’s...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Beth, on Feb 3, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 51 comments | 3750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My Problem with PUSD Vision Statement

Open Letter to Superintendent Ahmadi, An email regarding the PUSD Board Update of 6/19/12 was received today. I strongly...

Original post made by Mark on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Difficult, on Jun 23, 2012 at 6:51 pm | 51 comments | 3937 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like all you California rich folks are going to get surtaxed!

House Democrats led by the representatives from California are going to tax the wealthy making over $200,000 a surtax to...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 51 comments | 3265 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How should California state pensions work?

I don't know much about how pensions for state employees work. CalPers, CalSTRS.... I don't even know the acronyms. I can...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:44 am | 51 comments | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Support the Stoneridge extension

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5247 posted Friday, February 20,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 3, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 51 comments | 3904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud Harley's on Main Street

The roar of a Harley motorcycle may be feel empowering to the rider. It is a nuisance to the rest of us. I saw an eldely...

Original post made by Furious George on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by IMDUMB, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 51 comments | 3427 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to the "Guy on the bike"?

Growing up in Pleasanton, it was hard not to notice our own icon, the "Guy on the bike". This guy, was out daily riding...

Original post made by ptownright on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bike Guy Revisited, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:46 am | 51 comments | 6400 Views
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