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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facing layoffs

School photos are usually memorable snapshots of the good times on campus. They are not like these shown on this issue's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 10 comments | 1652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Makes Renters Winners and Condo Owners Losers

Approximately one in seven students in the Pleasanton school district live in modest to high amenity attached housing units...

Original post made by frank on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 21, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 3 comments | 1389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

C-SPAN surprises PMS students with award for StudentCam video entry

Pleasanton Middle School eighth graders Matt Hardwick and Taylor denBroeder were surprised Friday with an honorable mention...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 21, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to request public information

Those of us taxpayers, need to fully investigate the school district activities for the spending of taxpayers dollars. You...

Original post made by Sara on Mar. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

ATTN: ALL DOG WALKERS AND DRIVERS ON WESTBRIDGE LANE

Dog walkers, please clean up after your pet. Drivers, whether you are a resident, construction worker, golfer, visitor,...

Original post made by Dog Walker on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by 8holland@comcast.net, on Mar 20, 2009 at 8:31 am | 6 comments | 1619 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free Speech

Pleasanton Weekly limits free speech? It is OK to edit offenisve language or other rude comments, but shutting down the...

Original post made by George Martin on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 45 comments | 2253 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Taylor Family Foundation postpones big fundraiser

The largest fundraiser for the Taylor Family Foundation, Day in the Park, which was scheduled for August, has been postponed....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 1420 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund checks totaling $138,715 given to 7 nonprofits

Checks totaling $138,715 were distributed this week to seven local nonprofits that were beneficiaries of the 2008-09 Pleasanton...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Mar 19, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business Builder Networking

A breakfast meeting is held at 7 a.m., on the first and third Wednesday of every month, at the Radisson Hotel, 6680 Regional...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Local Artist, on Mar 19, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 3 comments | 1248 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Should wounded vets be forced to PAY for their medical treatment? Obama thinks so!

Another "brilliant" move by our Commander in Chief. (I cringe at his title.) He absolutely hates our military. Here...

Original post made by - on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 19, 2009 at 7:35 am | 30 comments | 1817 Views

SPORTS

Sports Briefs

<B>Aqua Challenge coming to Del Valle this weekend Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2756...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1920 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feds may buy state bonds to relieve cash-flow shortfall, jump-start local projects

The leaders of the five Tri-Valley cities are in Washington, D.C., today meeting with members of the California congressional...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by abdulla, on Mar 17, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 6 comments | 3486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Lottery

Whatever happened to the lottery money that was supposed to add millions to the schools? Has any of that money gone back...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 17, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 10 comments | 1596 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

$80-million in federal earmarks heading our way

A $410 billion federal spending bill that President Obama signed Wednesday will bring more than $80 million to the Bay Area...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Mar 17, 2009 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

500 jam Valley Community Church for pro-parcel tax rally

More than 500 joined a rally Sunday sponsored by the newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools organization to support the $233-a-year...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kiko, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 487 comments | 6495 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fire on angela street???

I live on E. Angela st and pass by the burned down house on a daily basis! I'm certain that I am not the only curious neighbor...

Original post made by angela st. Resident on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by fyi, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 1 comment | 1286 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Get Use To Losing Free Speech!

Free speech is the enemy of liberals. Get use to losing free speech when Obama tries to impose the equivalent of the Fairness...

Original post made by - on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 3 comments | 1465 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's 'master craftsman'

Charles Bruce's client list reads like a who's who of Pleasanton yore. Considered the city's most prolific builder, Bruce...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 16, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 5 comments | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

editorials call for teachers to sacrifice

Tim Hunt's column for the Bay Area News Group chastised teachers unions for their posturing this week. Read it for yourself,...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Mar 16, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 1431 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commentary: Ponderosa project a benefit to seniors, local economy

Ponderosa Homes is "shovel-ready"--the current buzz-word--to start construction within the next few months of its multi-million-dollar,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Moxley, on Mar 16, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 1358 Views
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