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School board workshop targets conflicts

The Pleasanton School Board could have a whole new way of doing business if plans from a four-hour workshop Saturday come...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 19, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2033 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Jose puts city employees' compensation information online

The latest information about the salaries and benefits of each San Jose city employee was posted online Friday in an effort...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ms M, on Mar 31, 2011 at 2:11 am | 5 comments | 2033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers needs to watch what they say in class

Recently, my child came back from AVHS and told me that one of the teachers makes 'joking' statements like "Asians don't...

Original post made by Proud American on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stand up, on Oct 1, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 19 comments | 2032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consultants recommend bond oversight and ethics training for administrators

The Contra Costa Times wrote an article on the Pleasanton School District Oversight Committee Findings. The headline for...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | 18 comments | 2032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kay Huff's ladies' day gains in popularity

It's Fair time starting next Wednesday and once again hundreds are signing up for Kay's Ladies' Day at the Races, scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pat Mosca, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 2032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can the Weekly get rid of Kendall the space-waster?

He's obviously shilling whatever drivel that he's trying to sell via his website. His posts aren't funny, don't add anything...

Original post made by Annoyed on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 17 comments | 2032 Views

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Pleasanton council to discuss Owens Drive lane reduction

The Pleasanton City Council is set Tuesday to talk about traffic changes along a stretch of Owens Drive after hearing complaints...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Disappointed, on Mar 7, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 2032 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'RATS PLAN POLITICAL TRIAGE TO RETAIN HOUSE

NY Times article says what I described here weeks ago re: the Harmer McNerney race. A national campaign trumpeting Democratic...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:44 am | 38 comments | 2031 Views

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I am a PROUD conservative with VALUES!

We have our own Wiki site called conservapedia. http://www.conservapedia.com/Conservative_values For those of you...

Original post made by Sally Fischer on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Elmer, on Jul 17, 2009 at 10:35 am | 20 comments | 2031 Views

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Get a shot of 'Hairspray'

Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre is presenting a fun musical focused on overnight teenage stardom with "Hairspray," based on...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by David Cannon, on Oct 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will Measure G pass?

This is not a question of whether you want it to pass or not, but whether you think it will pass? Will the school board's...

Original post made by Concerned Student on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Test, on May 28, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 19 comments | 2030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Appellate Court delays hearing on state buildings sale until after Schwarzenegger leaves office

A California appeals court in San Jose Monday set a Jan. 26 hearing on the disputed $2.3 billion sale of 11 state buildings...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by buildings for sale, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 2030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

We the People: then and now

It's a chicken-and-egg question: Do the students who participate in We the People succeed because of the intensive civics...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Christina, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 2030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton legislator holding job fair Friday for former Solyndra employees

Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski (D-20th) is joining with an Alameda County workforce group to sponsor a special job fair Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Referee, on Sep 21, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 9 comments | 2030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castro Valley woman found dead after suspicious fire identified

The Alameda County coroner's bureau has released the name of a Castro Valley woman found dead in a suspicious fire at her...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on May 8, 2017 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 2030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now what?

I voted NO today, but I am actually quite willing to spend more money on our schools...if we had a different contract with...

Original post made by Dreamin on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rosemarie, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 18 comments | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>OMI thanks Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7621 posted Friday, November 26,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on Nov 30, 2010 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 2029 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WHAT HAPPENED TO ECONOMIC COLLAPSE?

I was talking with a close friend that just moved to Texas before the sequester took place. He was telling me that the world...

Original post made by Collapse on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by mike, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 7 comments | 2029 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Detroit bankruptcy approved; IL passes pension reform

Odd that both these occurred on the same day. The federal bankruptcy judge ruled that Detroit's bankruptcy can proceed....

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Bill Lambeer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 6 comments | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen group's 'Nightmare' on stage tonight, tomorrow at Firehouse Arts Center

Those seeking a unique Halloween experience won't want to miss "Nightmare, a Terrifying Night of Improv," which is being...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 2029 Views
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