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SPORTS

AVHS Sports ...no music? no play by play? no fun!

After being told last week that there should be no music or announcing at AVHS athletic events I'm just wondering...

Original post made by Janis Giovacchini on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hamster, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 57 comments | 2934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. TEACHERS BREAK W/UNION & SUPPORT PAY CUTS

In the April 6, 2009 issue of the Los Angeles Times, reporter Howard Blume reports that the L.A. School Board Chief, Monica...

Original post made by doglover on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:41 am | 9 comments | 1172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Socrates Cafe

This club has an open discussion group following a Socratic format meeting from 7-9 p.m., on the first and third Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Apr 9, 2009 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 1039 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did Taco Del Mar close?

I was looking forward to a warm tastey Taco Salad tonight and found the store empty with a For Lease sign. I know I've...

Original post made by Disappointed on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by yikes, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 18 comments | 2457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Website Problem

Does anyone else have problems with downloading files from the PUSD website? Specifically, I'm trying to download and save...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 27 comments | 1825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vallejo CTA Member tells Superintendent to take a 12% pay cut

In an open letter to Vallejo Superintendent Mary Bull, Deanna Dunn, the Special Ed Director of the Vallejo Education Association...

Original post made by a different perspective in Vallejo on Apr. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Final decisions nearing on new San Ramon Valley school buses

Guess with the current budget fiasco the PUSD faces, considering something like San Ramon schools is out of the question?...

Original post made by tiredoftraffic! on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 9, 2009 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 1191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Dirty Politics in a Community of Character"

"Dirty Politics in a Community of Character" The superintendent of Pleasanton's public schools was caught last month...

Original post made by Liz on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 9, 2009 at 6:16 am | 46 comments | 2075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek information on fatal hit-and-run on I-880

California Highway Patrol investigators are searching for the driver of a light-colored Nissan Sentra who possibly witnessed...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 8, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 8 comments | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dirty Politics in a Community of Character - Continued

This message is in response to "Get Educated" in the category "Dirty Politics in a Community of Character". I do not want...

Original post made by foothill parent on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Archie & Jughead, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 12 comments | 1305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote Yes on Measure G Destroy Pleasanton Schools

A vote for Measure G is a vote to Destroy Pleasanton Schools. If you vote Yes on Measure G: Two Staff Development Days...

Original post made by Tax Revolt on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by doglover, on Apr 8, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 24 comments | 1542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Livermore district mulls deep cuts

Full text of article can be found here http://www.contracostatimes.com/search/ci_12056716?IADID=Search-www.contracostatimes.com-www.contracostatimes.com "Though...

Original post made by Mary on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Educated, on Apr 8, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 8 comments | 1426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Camp Parks Night Time Training?

It would have been nice if the surrounding communities were notified before nighttime training missions by three giant military...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 8, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 11 comments | 1327 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area universities are preparing to expand stem cell research

Bay Area universities are preparing to expand stem cell research programs as federal funding restrictions are lifted and...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 8, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Like mother, like daughter

In light of Mother's Day on May 10, the Pleasanton Weekly is celebrating the special bond between mothers and daughters with...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 1183 Views

AROUND TOWN

PW further restricting community dialogue?

More restrictive policies implemented by the PW? For the last two weeks, the letters to the editor have not been posted...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by tax revolt 2, on Apr 8, 2009 at 4:55 am | 27 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kolln & Valley

I am glad that the council decided to open Stoneridge, thinking of the town rather than an isolated community. People, heading...

Original post made by Fair Access on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kamp Drive, on Apr 7, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 7 comments | 1234 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Building community takes a village

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5423 posted Friday, April 3, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 7, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students support diversity with Day of Silence

Margaret and Ro, my family fully supports you and your partners as valued members of the community!! My daughter came...

Original post made by John Adams on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 7, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 1151 Views
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