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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Needs a Private School (like Thales) on a Public Scale

Good article below about a private school model that is not nearly as expensive as most private schools. The article below...

Original post made by Alt on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Oct 8, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 5 comments | 2302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Striving to prevent suicide by train

Steve Vale leaned on a weak point of a fence on George Street as an express train whizzed by at close to 100 miles per...

Original post made by Amador on Feb. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's Wrong With Portables?

Not sure what the problem is with portables at schools to economize a little. I attended classes in portables at Amador,...

Original post made by Amador Class of '77 on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Jimmy the Jet, on Apr 21, 2017 at 8:50 am | 47 comments | 1493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Science Field Trip

I attended a field trip with my son who attends Alisal. It was a science event at Amador hosted by the Amador students. The...

Original post made by Amador Fan on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 25, 2012 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tutoring by PUSD teachers?

I am looking at a tutoring service in town and notice it is all Pleasanton teachers that work there. Just as a gut reaction...

Original post made by Amador Mom on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Change of Scenery, on Oct 25, 2011 at 8:48 am | 79 comments | 5670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AMADOR GRADUATION SAFETY HAZARD

I want to make everyone who is planning on attending Amador’s graduation Friday aware of a safety hazard - one that caused...

Original post made by Amador mom on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Amador mom, on Jun 16, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 9 comments | 3245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raven, where are you?

Hello Raven, I went back to read some of the old threads, including the one entitled "PTA Involved in Parcel Tax Politics"...

Original post made by Amador Parent on Mar. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley Winter Percussion Ensemble places 2nd in WGI Regional Competition!

The AVHS Winter Percussion ensemble placed 2nd in WGI Regional Competition on Saturday, March 13. The competition took place...

Original post made by Amador Parent on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 16, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 3351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Fails AP students

My daughter, a junior at Amador, called me at the end of school today, Thursday 5/29, and was barely audible. With great...

Original post made by Amador Parent on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by second priority, on May 30, 2014 at 6:56 am | 17 comments | 1576 Views

SPORTS

50th ABC Basketball Tourney - Don Underwood Special Guest

The Amador Basketball Classic Tournament is celebrating it's 50th year! This is a very special ABC Tournament and will be...

Original post made by AmadorNews on Dec. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Courtesy and Safety Please!

Kind of sad. I was just cut off in downtown Pleasanton by a Lexus with a license plate frame that read "Jesus, All His ways,...

Original post made by Amanda on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Pedestrians need to, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:18 am | 5 comments | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gardening tips for Pleasanton Residents

Hi all, This might be an inappropriate forum to ask this, so sorry in advance. I am new to Pleasanton (just moved here...

Original post made by Amanda B. on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Anna Campbell, on Feb 24, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 12 comments | 3370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meteor Shower Tonight

The Perseid meteor shower should be near the peak tonight. Does anyone know a good place from which to watch them?...

Original post made by amateur astronomer on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 2555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor has destroyed the PWs credibility

The editor of this news source today "outed" an anonymous Town Forum poster. This is a serious violation, and greatly undermines...

Original post made by Amazed on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jade, on Apr 10, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 29 comments | 4460 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thanks to Our "Unifying" President, 20 States Petition to Secede Thus Far

First it was Louisana. Now 19 other States have petitioned to secede from our Union. These States are... Arkansas,...

Original post made by amazing on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:59 pm | 26 comments | 2311 Views

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Censorship by Pleasanton Weekly

Gee, I wonder what happened to the Oak Grove story. I guess we can't have anything critical of developers. Only happy news...

Original post made by Amazing on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 11:56 am | 6 comments | 2127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Arizona Governor Stumbles in Debate

In a televised debate today, Arizona's Gov. Jan Brewer further showed that she suffers from a lack of clear thinking. ...

Original post made by Amazon on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jacob, on Sep 4, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 18 comments | 1975 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SEIU Flyer Calls for Members to Flood California Town Hall

Unlike the Tea Party movement, which is a real grassroots bipartisan effort (admittedly, more conservatives than other),...

Original post made by Amber on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 30, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 9 comments | 1890 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the pink and purple ribbons everywhere?

I was driving in downtown today and there were tons of pink ribbons up and down Santa Rita Rd. and purple on Main St. Anyone...

Original post made by Amber on May. 10, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on May 10, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 3481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cholo says he is leaving this forum!

Posted by CHOLO, a resident of Livermore, 2 hours ago Due to the overwhelming hate towards me I have decided to move on...

Original post made by Amber on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:30 am | 28 comments | 2628 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
By Tom Cushing | 25 comments | 601 views

Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 473 views