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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just Amador Valley High School?

Does anyone know about the We the people program? I was at a party this afternoon and found out that many students who applied...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michaela, on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 52 comments | 5576 Views

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 | 10790 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 | 8415 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 | 14386 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 | 2776 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 | 5028 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 | 3658 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 | 3902 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 | 730 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 | 6451 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 | 5168 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 | 2847 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 | 2944 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 | 4031 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 | 3748 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 | 3932 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 | 3256 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 | 2551 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 | 3895 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 | 3410 Views
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Media malpractice
By Tim Hunt | 46 comments | 1,016 views

The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
By Tom Cushing | 21 comments | 525 views

Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 437 views

 

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