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Today is the last day to register to vote on May 19!

Any citizen who wants to vote on 1A - 1F must be registered by today. There are instructions on how to register in my previous...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 Pleasanton middle schools earn top awards at music festival

Pleasanton Middle School and Harvest Park Middle School knew just the right notes to play to earn overall top awards at the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Joseph Kaye, on May 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 5 comments | 1222 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sentinel of freedom

Wounded veteran and Purple Heart recipient Staff Sergeant Jay Wilkerson has started a new life in Pleasanton as the city's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by mary, on May 4, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 1220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Apologize for using the 'H' Word

I didn't mean to offend FCD or other like-minded individuals. What I should have used was the appropriate term "Character...

Original post made by John Adams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 4, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 25 comments | 1390 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ending the cycle of poverty

When Nic Dominguez entered the Peace Corps in November, he had no delusions about it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5524...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by The Dude, on May 4, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 1191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary freezes

I am looking for more information because the information I've been receiving has been conflicting. I've been told by parcel...

Original post made by Fairlands Resident on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by i am with get the facts, on May 4, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 87 comments | 2129 Views

AROUND TOWN

PGS Rate Hike = 28%; Pleasanton Water Rate Hike = ?

PGS rates just increased 14%; when curbside recycling is implemented, should you opt for the larger garbage bin, your rate...

Original post made by Billie on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Barney, on May 4, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 Pleasanton men allegedly involved in insider trading scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday two Pleasanton men were profiteers of a multi-million-dollar insider...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 4, 2009 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 1434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A 'sentinel' of freedom moves to Pleasanton

Jay Wilkerson was honored by the City Council last Tuesday. A former Army sergeant who suffered severe head injuries three...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by DMZ- LT, on May 4, 2009 at 4:55 am | 6 comments | 1608 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

During the 17 years my daughters have attended Pleasanton schools, I have volunteered over 1,000 hours in classrooms, computer...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Carolyn, on May 3, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 1462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Union postpones pay raises for two years

http://www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12264520 If PUSD/APT did this it would save $4.5M over two years and save how many...

Original post made by Carl on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 3, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 4 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

FLU NEWS: Brentwood Elmentary to close tomorrow

A fifth Contra Costa County elementary school will be closed Monday because medical tests found a student in Brentwood has...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 3, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax debates on town forum are getting out of hand!

Please excuse me while I blow a gasket. I have had it with the venom, innuendo, and name-calling on the town forum. Enough! Attempts...

Original post made by For Civil Discourse on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Meanie, on May 3, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 5 comments | 1260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now I'm convinced! Pleasanton District IS EVIL!

Look at how many other areas they've destroyed too! Manteca - $23.5 million in the red www.modbee.com/local/story/664391.html Modesto...

Original post made by concerned on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on May 3, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 1466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Has Some of the Best Schools in the State

We are seeing a lot of posts on these forums attacking the teachers and schools. They say that by defeating Measure G we...

Original post made by Russell on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Vicky, on May 3, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 26 comments | 1348 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mortgage default notices increase in Bay Area, statewide

A real estate tracking firm announced Wednesday mortgage default notices in the Bay Area were up by 17.6 percent in the first...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by How I Lost Thirty Pounds in Thirty Days, on May 3, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 9 comments | 1165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's deputy injured in rollover crash on Hwy. 84

An Alameda County sheriff's deputy suffered minor injuries after his vehicle overturned in an unincorporated part of the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by How I Lost Thirty Pounds in Thirty Days, on May 3, 2009 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity near Amador not school related

Police arrested two men in front of Amador Valley High School this morning, but the incident was not school related. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Excitement in Ptown, on May 3, 2009 at 10:57 am | 17 comments | 1643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Statewide Survey on Education

Published by the Public Policy Institue of California. http://www.ppic.org/main/home.asp Funded by the William and Flora...

Original post made by Carl on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tanner, on May 3, 2009 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore police searching for minors in Internet porn incident

The Livermore Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying juveniles who may have had contact with...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 2, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 7 comments | 1572 Views
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