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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good to Great - In our Schools

Several times, School Board Member Chris Grant has referenced the book "Good to Great" when talking about what we need to...

Original post made by What Makes Great on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 27, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 49 comments | 4185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Did PUSD make the case for a new tax?

Let's see. Last night (1/25) PUSD said their options are 1) cut spending 2) raise revenues and 3) spend reserves. And then...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 30, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 49 comments | 2213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 4017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD School Board President-"Sorry Students - I Don't Believe You"

Just saw a repeat of the School Board meeting. They reviewed the results of a survey regarding Homework where they'd asked...

Original post made by Unbelievable on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by crazy, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 49 comments | 4677 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fact Check - Obscene Profits

Interesting article regarding obscene profits of the healthcare insurance industry. http://apnews.myway.com/article/20091025/D9BI4D6O1.html Perhaps...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 29, 2009 at 9:00 am | 49 comments | 2301 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Downsizing America's Economy

You can thank President Obama for the lower standard of living coming your way. The numbers tell the story. March 25,...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 27, 2010 at 1:27 pm | 49 comments | 2832 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Liberal Media Death Spiral

What would cause average Americans to get off the couch and join a Tea Party? INFORMATION. Here's just one example:...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by What Community of Character People?, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 49 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial

For hundreds of Pleasanton residents--perhaps even thousands--who live within earshot of the Union Pacific railroad trains...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Xman, on Jul 20, 2008 at 7:35 pm | 49 comments | 4146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Library

I recently moved to Pleasanton with my husband and our three young children because of a job transfer. It wasn't by choice-it...

Original post made by Kathleen Mohannan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me too Jen, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:08 am | 49 comments | 3459 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are your pet peeves?

What are things people do around town that just get to you? Here are a few of mine: - Individuals who cruise in the left...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by suz e q, on Jan 18, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 49 comments | 2323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio -- Oakland Based Labor PAC is Highest Donor to her campaign according to latest filings

Can you believe that an Oakland Based Labor PAC is Cheryl Cook-Kallio's highest donor in her latest campaign filings she...

Original post made by Donations on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Donations, on Nov 2, 2012 at 6:04 am | 49 comments | 3515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio to run against Assemblywoman Baker in 2016 election

Former Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio announced Friday that she will seek the Democratic Party nomination...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 22, 2016 at 5:38 pm | 49 comments | 8102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Voters want a Costco, so let's move forward

We are at a critical juncture with regard to the future of the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone (EDZ) on Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 7, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 49 comments | 3112 Views

RESTAURANTS

Main Street Brewery is now like a strip club?

We have long taken friends from out of town and even younger ones over the years to the Main Street Brewery for good music,...

Original post made by Chris on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:16 am | 49 comments | 7539 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Steps we can take to keep our schools great

With the current economic crisis greatly impacting California, public schools, which are dependent on state funds, are facing...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 10, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 49 comments | 3157 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district to receive $8M from federal government

The Pleasanton Unified School District is slated to receive about $8 million from the federal government, but it may not...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 19, 2009 at 9:12 am | 49 comments | 3196 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ban posts from Cholo

Please, please, please. PW- Do yourselves and your readers a favor and ban Cholo from posting (if you are capable of doing...

Original post made by NoMoCholo on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:23 am | 49 comments | 3585 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Labor dispute at Castlewood could affect services

A labor dispute involving 40 full-time and part-time employees at Castlewood Country Club could disrupt services at the prestigious...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Castlewood Member Emeritus, on Feb 9, 2010 at 6:26 pm | 49 comments | 3427 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who Is To Blame for PUSD's Financial Troubles?

According to a story published last Thursday (22 April 2010) in one of our other local papers, The Independent, PUSD's financial...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 1, 2010 at 7:45 am | 49 comments | 2564 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 local Democratic Club Presidents support Joan Buchanan

Four Democratic Party clubs have endorsed Joan Buchanan's candidacy for the State Senate, with club presidents sending personal...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Anti-Public unions , on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:23 am | 49 comments | 4894 Views
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A different perspective on Spotorno Ranch development
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 296 views