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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Alisal principal to lead Livermore school

Terri Quesinberry, whose departure as Alisal Elementary principal was announced last week, has been hired as the principal...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Principal issues, on Aug 5, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 33 comments | 7186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding Common Core

As the first month of the new year ends, the Pleasanton school district is continuing to fully implement the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by David, on Feb 4, 2015 at 11:13 am | 33 comments | 8215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Trip Funding

Many of our Pleasanton elementary schools offer overnight trips to places like the gold country town of Coloma. The funding...

Original post made by Hansen Curious on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 28, 2017 at 10:46 am | 33 comments | 1590 Views

SPORTS

Foothill Basketball

Foothill's basketball team is going to be great this year! The Coach must be doing a great job in improving the team's...

Original post made by BasketBall Fan on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:39 am | 33 comments | 6535 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 33 comments | 4336 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 puts discrimination in the Constitution

Dear Pleasanton Neighbors, After weeks of reading about Prop 8 in the news, I feel compelled to write. I know this is...

Original post made by Tara Walsh on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by PJ, on Oct 30, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 9146 Views

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Obama to tax healthcare benefits as income

Although he scoffed at McCain during the campaign for considering taxing individuals with healthcare benefits as real income...

Original post made by Carole on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Medicare, on Jun 13, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 33 comments | 2150 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Afghanistan more difficult than thought

President Obama ran on an end the war platform among other promises and now the war in Afganistan is expanding under his...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Juan, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:35 am | 33 comments | 1963 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Only GOP will defend "In God We Trust" ?

44 members of Congress signed an amicus brief opposing an attempt by the Madison, Wisc.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 19, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 33 comments | 2683 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Reagan vs. Obama Debate (short videoclip...worth viewing)

An extremely profound videoclip of the difference in ideals between Reagan and Obama. Very sobering to see that it is...

Original post made by Jerry on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 12, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 33 comments | 1527 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

let's go to Mexico!!!!!

Dear President Obama:  I'm planning to move my family and extended family into Mexico and I would like to ask you to...

Original post made by Kelly on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 33 comments | 8842 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

sick days and pensions

What is the deal with sick days? I read in the paper yesterday that the San Ramon city manager had accumulated 9 months...

Original post made by wondering on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 16, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 33 comments | 2727 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Replace Jerry McNerney

We need jobs. We need a new direction. Let's replace Jerry McNerney David Harmer - CA 11 is Running Against Insider Incumbent...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Sep 16, 2010 at 2:12 am | 33 comments | 1942 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Channel 2 news story - San Ramon City Manager salary...

is $359,000/yr. Livermore, Danville, Santa Clara, etc. all have City Managers pulling in more than $300k per year. Give...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by It's a long line, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 33 comments | 3240 Views

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Here is the next California time bomb!!!

Even though this article was reported by a paper other than the Pleasanton Weekly I believe that a 500 billion dollar unfunded...

Original post made by Paul on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Christy, on May 19, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 33 comments | 2808 Views

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Fox AND msnbc

Cable tv is helping to destroy our political system because it dominates the airways and is a voice of the extreme of both...

Original post made by hoops on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Why?, on Apr 3, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 33 comments | 2365 Views

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Stark, Swalwell take top 2 spots in November's 15th District congressional race

In the newly-aligned 15th Congressional District that covers all of Pleasanton, longtime Congressman Pete Stark advanced...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 33 comments | 3547 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 33 comments | 5495 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is watching San Bernardino, and the nation is watching California

With an anonymous troll posting here--using the pseudonym Guvnah"--characterizing "projections" of debt as mere "fodder for...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 4, 2014 at 11:53 am | 33 comments | 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com (http://www.recalljenniferhosterman.com). I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 4363 Views
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What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
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