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SCHOOLS & KIDS

coordinating classroom volunteers: would this help the schools?

I know that many parents volunteer in classrooms in the district. I wonder, though, how equitable that process is, if volunteers...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by different resident, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 18 comments | 2012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

online auction to benefit Pleasanton schools

I had not seen this link before -- anyone who would like can bid for one of the donated items (Eddie Papa's gift cards, dinner...

Original post made by Sandy on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2012 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government Service Union (SEIU) wants more of your money

SEIU drops a mil for new taxes campaign. The California State Council of Service Employees International Union launched...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by 12.9B, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 2012 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 2012 Views

AROUND TOWN

$25 million in city reserves flushed down the drain

So let me understand. The city staff wants to declare Lund Ranch II exempt from Measure PP and allow them to build far more...

Original post made by Care to place bets? on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 2012 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More than 250 participate in Special Olympics here

More than 250 athletes participated in the Special Oympics Track meet and Volleyball tournament Saturday held at Amador Valley...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Niktarius, on Jul 23, 2010 at 2:16 am | 4 comments | 2012 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

At last, Pleasanton to complete Iron Horse Trail

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify the EBRPD Master Plan for the permanent alignment of the Iron Horse Trail...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Mar 1, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 14 comments | 2012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Is Pleasanton Police Hiding Crime Statistics?

Why does the Pleasanton Police no longer update the city's website Police Blotter? The Police web site here http://www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us/services/police/dailyreports/Pleasanton...

Original post made by Wondering on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Howdy , on May 17, 2013 at 9:20 am | 7 comments | 2012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Parcel tax would fund 'We the People'

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5663 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by bottom line, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 19 comments | 2011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YES on Measure E-send your ballot in asap!

Ballots must be IN THE MAIL BY APRIL 28 to count. Please mail your ballots today! YES ON E!!!!...

Original post made by Sherri on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by , on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Walnut Grove employees refute investigation details

Two Pleasanton school employees are asking for a public apology from the Pleasanton School District, alleging their reputations...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nearly 3 years after their murders, Pleasanton couple's accused son's trial gets under way today

Opening statements will be presented today in the trial of professional poker player Ernest Scherer III on charges that he...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Nutsac, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2011 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Derek with arts display case at the high school

Derek Allen, 22, was going out for sushi on a bicycle in San Francisco a year ago when he was struck and killed by a muni...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Helena, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 2011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto, Menlo Park school parcel taxes pass by wide margin

http://www.mercurynews.com/environment/ci_15020030 "In preliminary election results Tuesday night, 79.36 percent of voters...

Original post made by Jill on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by To Truth, Justice, and blah blah blah, on May 6, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 19 comments | 2010 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Forgotten Man

A very moving and appropriate videoclip of an artist's latest work. Videoclip >>> http://www.silverbearcafe.com/private/09.10/forgottenman.html This...

Original post made by Forgotten Man on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by clink, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:45 am | 2 comments | 2010 Views

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New Job Oppos in NYC! "Soft Drink Police"

Have you heard? Mayor Bloomberg (a good freedom-hating Democrat) is ready to ban sugary soft drinks over 16 ounces! http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2012/05/30/here-he-goes-again-blo...

Original post made by Slurpee on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Pepper, on Jun 1, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 4 comments | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident on First Street on Sunday afternoon

Anyone knows what happen to the small store located near Cosmo's Barber Shop. Appears that a van went through the front of...

Original post made by Mike on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by nancy s., on Jun 26, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 2010 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove Developer Spends $379k to date

City of Pleasanton campaign reports reveal that as of May 22nd Oak Grove land speculator Fredric Lin has spent $379,000 so...

Original post made by Matt Sullivan on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on May 30, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 23 comments | 2010 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly celebrates 11 years of travel

It's hard to believe it's been nearly 11 years since former Police Chief Tim Neal dropped off a photo of himself reading...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sherry, on Feb 4, 2011 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 2010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The mini tea baggers take down Pleasanton Schools again.

Well congrats to the anti measure E group again for defeating a $98 a year parcel tax in our rich and safe community. As...

Original post made by bill on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Arroyo, on May 7, 2011 at 8:16 pm | 4 comments | 2009 Views
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