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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Some Middle Schools Do Better

Here's the article: "Report: middle school success tied to high expectations" http://www.ocregister.com/news/schools-236351-middle-report.html "Middle...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 26, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sullenberger retiring?

I read a brief news story today on the web that said Sullenberger is retiring. I was surprised in some respects because...

Original post made by Qwerty on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 3, 2010 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An interesting opinion about the teacher firings in Rhode Island

This opinion was posted on CNN. It is about the Rhode Island teachers firings: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/03/05/navarrette.teacher.firings/index.html?hpt=T2 Intersting...

Original post made by Rhode Island Teacher Firings on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 948 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police Bulletin

Alleged Main Street burglar arrested Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6752 posted...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by luki, on Mar 6, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 846 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Bulletin

Cause to possible quarry explosion still being investigated Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6725...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by luki, on Mar 6, 2010 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley will see at least a peek of sunshine today as mostly cloudy skies continue with a high temperature...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:16 am | 1 comment | 836 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All about Pleasanton (and Sunol)

Enjoy these summeertime scenes of Pleasanton with a short segment on Sunol posted recently on You Tube, courtesy of Realty...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 909 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon grad Matt Chance dies in Swiss snowboarding accident

A funeral mass will be held today for Matthew Chance, 27, a San Ramon Valley High School graduate who died Feb. 28 after...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 11, 2010 at 6:09 am | 1 comment | 1289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley Winter Percussion Ensemble places 2nd in WGI Regional Competition!

The AVHS Winter Percussion ensemble placed 2nd in WGI Regional Competition on Saturday, March 13. The competition took place...

Original post made by Amador Parent on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 16, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Article states East bay school district will go bankrupt next year

This article talks about a San Jose school district's choices to take pay cuts/less instructional time. It is also mentioned...

Original post made by Article on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Article, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1563 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Girltopia' show set for tonight as Scouts raise money for Haiti

Pleasanton Girl Scout troop 31473 will host its "Girltopia" show from 7 to 9:30 p.m. tonight at Pleasanton Middle School,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Marilyn, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 924 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

There may be no one more eligible among our elected officials to wish everyone in the Tri-Valley a Happy St. Patrick's Day...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by hahaha, on Mar 17, 2010 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 4172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doing "Gods work" aint easy!

"He had displayed "wisdom and courage" in his handling of cases, Monsignor Scicluna declared. He also gave numbers: during...

Original post made by When in Rome on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 720 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton attorney sues Oakland for misappropriating $20 million in tax funds

Marleen Sacks, a Pleasanton attorney who lives in Oakland, sued that city a second time yesterday, charging that it is continuing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by D W, on Mar 19, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 962 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity on stanley with ace train

I was told there was police activity involving the ace train on Stanley Blvd...it was stopped and had police involvement...

Original post made by Justin on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy Scouts recycling Christmas trees Jan. 5

For $5-10, residents can discard their Christmas trees, support Boy Scouts and help the earth all at the same time. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Drew Perkins, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1071 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 teens arrested after carjacking at Walnut Creek shopping center

Three teenage boys were arrested after a carjacking Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Walnut Creek shopping center,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Great police work!, on Mar 29, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1875 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Christian warriors" preparing to fight the Antichrist.

DETROIT (AP) It started inside a trailer home in rural Michigan, where a small family gathered before bed for prayer. Years...

Original post made by Martin on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 31, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week

"Take me to your leader!" says Kiwi, who looks to be a close relative of the "Star Wars" character Yoda. Kiwi is a mature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is shilling for a web site free advertising?

It occurs to me that a certain person has been actively marketing a for-profit opinion site here via numerous threads every...

Original post made by Nurse Shark on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 817 Views
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