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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees are entitled to $15 million in S&C increases

The PUSD employees are entitled to their S&C increases. The district is contractually obligated to honor this commitment....

Original post made by Tony E on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Speak for yourself, on May 1, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 27 comments | 3128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The G in Measure G is for Greed

I have been following the blogs on this site for at least a year, but never more closely than now since the Parcel Tax issue...

Original post made by Ranting One on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 27 comments | 2316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Cuts will radically affect our community

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5666 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on Jun 1, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 27 comments | 2251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton middle school student almost drowns during school field trip

Thought the Weekly would have posted this news article by now. A Pleasanton middle school student had to be resuscitated...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by town, on Jun 15, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 27 comments | 3494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

About the CORE fundraising

This is something to think about: they are asking for 150 dollars per student, and PUSD is counting on that money for...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Nicole D., on May 19, 2010 at 11:22 am | 27 comments | 2775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students not the norm

Studies show (http://www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia012010nr.cfm) that average teenagers spend over 7.5 hours per day on media...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Oct 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 27 comments | 2789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher training highlighted at school board meeting

While teachers across the country have been getting lambasted for poorly performing students and failing schools, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 3222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hold study session on debt service tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will hold an hour-long study session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to look at the district's debt...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by TV Watcher, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:50 pm | 27 comments | 3797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne says Pleasanton in good shape, getting better

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne, in his first "State of the City" address since his election last November, told a sell-out...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by fact checker, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 27 comments | 3514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents push Pleasanton school board for smaller class sizes

A group of parents appealed to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday to restore smaller class sizes and reading specialists. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 4, 2013 at 12:17 am | 27 comments | 6161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 14, 2014 at 11:07 pm | 27 comments | 4535 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Greatness

I know that this will make some people angry, however I feel compelled to write it. I´m up to my spleen with hate mongers...

Original post made by Herbert Marshall on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:29 am | 27 comments | 3118 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

For those who want to complain about unions

Apparently there are those who are convinced that the unions are to blame for all the states ills- So I thought I would give...

Original post made by J on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 27 comments | 2595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's open letter to the american people

Many of you are wondering why I cannot seem to get anything done but I want to explain why and also illustrate how I cannot...

Original post made by Vinnie on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Reality, on Oct 19, 2009 at 7:09 pm | 27 comments | 1831 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Supreme Court blocks YouTube broadcast of same-sex marriage trial

The U.S. Supreme Court this morning blocked the planned YouTube broadcast of a federal trial in San Francisco on the constitutionality...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 27 comments | 2571 Views

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Hamer time!!!!

ABC News projects that Hamer wins....

Original post made by Jerry on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 4, 2010 at 8:38 am | 27 comments | 2271 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fair Tax - National Sales Tax

While it's not currently a hot topic, what do people out there think about a national sales tax (often referred to as Fair...

Original post made by Me Too on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boner, on May 25, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 27 comments | 2442 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Haggerty disappoints Pleasanton leaders in 'State of County' remarks

Alameda County Supervisor delivered what was billed as a "State of the County" address Tuesday, but it was more like a chat...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 26, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 27 comments | 2157 Views

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GOP's anti-abortion platform

The GOP's extreme views on abortion (no exception for rape or incest) have been confirmed: " Republicans approved platform...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 27 comments | 4000 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Censorship By The Pleasanton Weekly. com

Interesting that articles pointing out Pete Stark and his less than honest actions and comments are removed from this site....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 27 comments | 3871 Views
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Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
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New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 6 comments | 533 views