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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G - vote by mail ballot

Something that might interest both sides - it appears even if you're registered to vote by mail for the general elections...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:12 pm | 12 comments | 1484 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs downtown ice rink for holidays

The City Council Tuesday night approved a five-year contract with a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks to operate an outdoor...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Ragweed, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 1266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

$188k IS SOLAR PANEL COST - so far

When I first heard of (and confirmed) the error made by PUSD which required relocating the FHS solar panels at a cost of...

Original post made by Ann Martin on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 17 comments | 1822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The need to freeze salaries

Russell seemed to have some difficulty finding articles about school districts freezing salaries so... Following are some...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pool Time?

Anyone know of some good options for summer access to a pool? I know the Aquatic Center is there but their hours are pretty...

Original post made by Timothy T on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Swim Fan, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:48 am | 9 comments | 2272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"We the People...." team going into finals tomorrow in DC!

An update from Washington DC: The Amador Valley High School "We the People..." Competition Civics Team, representing the...

Original post made by AV on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by AV, on Apr 28, 2009 at 2:23 am | 13 comments | 1657 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman dies after car crash injury

Margarita Ghavami, a 68-year-old Pleasanton resident, died April 10 after being injured in a three-car collision April 5...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sad, on Apr 27, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 6 comments | 1432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REQUIRED READING

All voters considering the Measure G proposal in June and the State measures in May should go to the Howard Jarvis web site...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 14 comments | 1259 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Motorcyclilst killed, CHP officer 'shaken up' in separate accidents Monday on I-580

A 33-year-old motorcyclist was killed and a California Highway Patrol officer "shaken up" in separate accidents yesterday...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 7 comments | 2188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD SHOULD SUPPORT PLEASANTON BUSINESSES

Last week the Pleasanton City Council approved lending PUSD 1.2 million via a revolving loan. I can't speak to the soundness...

Original post made by Ann Martin on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by do it now..., on Apr 27, 2009 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 1660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Would Sarah Palin support Measure G?

We've seen many postings both pro and against Measure G on this forum. The issue has tended to have a local focus (understandably)....

Original post made by observer on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 27, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 15 comments | 1377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save Pleasanton Schools' Three Page Ad in Today's Weekly

What can I say but "wow". I don't mind "community members" (some apparently aren't even Pleasanton residents and it is questionable...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 26 comments | 1569 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Wednesday street party kicks off this week

A Cinco de Mayo celebration is planned for Wednesday's First Wednesday Street Party, the first of the spring and summer season. The...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Apr 27, 2009 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 1396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD broke...? Part 2

Following up on an April 8 post http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=1648 on the PUSD reserve fund getting...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:25 am | 88 comments | 3112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs downtown ice rink for holidays

The City Council Tuesday night approved a five-year contract with a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks to operate an outdoor...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Al. Bronzini, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:23 am | 38 comments | 1534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to obtain records from PUSD

After submitting an earlier post, I realized that some of you might like to see PUSD records for yourself. There is a specific...

Original post made by Ann Martin on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Speak for those who are too young to vote

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5426 posted Friday, April 3, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by hmmmm, on Apr 26, 2009 at 10:30 pm | 12 comments | 1421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking for daycare for infants

I am expecting in July and am looking for daycare available for infant starting October. Any tips on where I can find a...

Original post made by Expectant Mom on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by A Pleasanton Mom, on Apr 26, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 43 comments | 2190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

27 reports of tire slashings made with Pleasanton police

Police believe the slashing of several car tires in the northeastern part of Pleasanton happened in a half-hour timeframe...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by C, on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 20 comments | 2097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Livermore Parcel tax - from 5 years to 10 years

Livermore passed a parcel tax measure in November 2004 at $120/parcel beginning July 2005. That parcel tax was renewed in...

Original post made by NO ON G on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jarvis Disciple, on Apr 26, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 1157 Views
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