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AROUND TOWN

The writing on the wall

Not a day goes by in Pleasanton that someone doesn't discover graffiti scribed on a freeway underpass, stop sign, railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cassie, on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 9 comments | 1317 Views

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 | 1310 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 | 1072 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 | 1645 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 | 1197 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 | 2029 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 | 1526 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 | 1246 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 | 1149 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 | 1806 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 | 1463 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 | 1248 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 | 1422 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 | 1202 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 | 2842 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 | 1301 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 | 1305 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 | 1242 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 | 1951 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 | 1793 Views
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