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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our schools need you!

So many opinions, so many missed facts. I retired after thirty-five years service to the Pleasanton School District and have...

Original post made by Jerry Shelley on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on May 19, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 1205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lights, camera, action

T Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3788 posted Friday, April 4, 2008, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Gina, on May 19, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where do I vote and when do the polls close?

I live in Pleasanton, is there just one place to vote, or multiple? Do I go to the same place I voted for President? ...

Original post made by Laura on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on May 19, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 1330 Views

RESTAURANTS

Date Night at Tommy T's

With three busy kids in the house, it's pretty tough for my husband and I to get a date night. But we were granted a furlough...

Original post made by Jill Buck on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 4 comments | 2417 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WSJ: California Reckoning

I think this Wall Street Journal article sums up California's situation quite well. Until our elected officials demonstrate...

Original post made by Pleasanton Dad on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on May 19, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 1207 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gov. Schwarzenegger things we are "confused and angry"

During a press conference on Monday, surrounded by San Jose fire department union supporters, Gov. Schwarzenegger explained...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on May 19, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 10 comments | 1223 Views

SPORTS

Kenyans dominate men's Bay to Breakers 12k run in hot San Francisco yesterday

An estimated 62,000 runners and rompers took over San Francisco's streets during a particularly hot Bay to Breakers 12k run...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 19, 2009 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 1971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I went to Harvest Park a long time ago but it still has one great teacher I know is still there

Mr. Bowen was a science teacher when my 'I don't need school since I'm going to be a professional baseball player' attitude...

Original post made by Harvest Park Alum on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Betsy, on May 19, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 4 comments | 1331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If School Board Member could have her way, high school Marching Band Students would be required to take PE as a separate class.

One school Board member has no first hand knowledge of the rigorous academic schedule Pleasanton high school students must...

Original post made by Kimberly on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 19, 2009 at 11:14 am | 38 comments | 2108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Fair Grounds Events

http://www.alamedacountyfair.com/home.html May 30-31 GoodGuys 16th Summer Annual Get-Together Presented by: Goodguys...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Good Guy Gary Winter at Fairground on May 30-31

An Acrtive Accomplished Artist, Gary has created Art Works for: President Reagan - President Carter - MOMA New York- Ripley’s...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1198 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district to receive $8M from federal government

The Pleasanton Unified School District is slated to receive about $8 million from the federal government, but it may not...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 19, 2009 at 9:12 am | 48 comments | 1700 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Fair Opening Day Parade? Is this true?

I'm not sure if this has been addressed on this forum already and if so I apologise for the repeat. I have heard from several...

Original post made by G on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 18, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Didn't believe the KPIX story? Read what successful realtor Doug Buenz (Alain Pinel) has to say about it

For those of you who have noticed homes in your neighborhood with cobwebs on their for sale signs and questioned the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Fighting Fiction on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by less than 38 Year Resident, on May 18, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 21 comments | 1610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State Education Budget Faces Additional Cuts

In the May Revise to the State Budget, announced last week, the Governor adjusted the February budget to close the gap that...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 18, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 8 comments | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown's new sizzle

There's more than coffee brewing at Tully's Plaza in downtown Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3453...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Growing in Pleasanton, on May 18, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 13 comments | 2396 Views

SPORTS

98th annual Bay to Breakers marathon Sunday

Some of the world's fastest runners from as far as Kenya sat together at a luncheon in San Francisco Friday to talk about...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 18, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 2113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

pleasanton motorcycle death?

I'm under the impression that a middle-aged Pleasanton woman died in a motorcycle accident on May 15 or 16, 2009, but I've...

Original post made by Al on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on May 18, 2009 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Earthquake strikes near the Geysers; follows bigger quake in L.A. last night

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck this morning in Sonoma County. Read...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Megan S., on May 18, 2009 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 1432 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Propositions don't make sense. See fact sheet

If the propositions pass, we face a 15 billion dollar deficit. If they fail, we face a 21 billion dollar deficit. Let...

Original post made by Resident on May. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1199 Views
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Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 694 views