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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Statewide Survey on Education

Published by the Public Policy Institue of California. http://www.ppic.org/main/home.asp Funded by the William and Flora...

Original post made by Carl on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tanner, on May 3, 2009 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore police searching for minors in Internet porn incident

The Livermore Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying juveniles who may have had contact with...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 2, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 7 comments | 2091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G informative letter?

I've noticed two homes in my neighborhood with "Yes on G" signs posted in their yards. I respect my neighbors' right to...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 2, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 36 comments | 1589 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Contra Costa County Health Department confirmed a San Ramon (Coyote Creek Elementary School) student has tested positive for the Swine Influenza (H1N1 Virus).

http://www.srvusd.net/apps/news/show_news.jsp?REC_ID=95344&id=0&rn=2122144...

Original post made by PJ on May. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

progress toward balancing the school budget

State budget cuts are forcing the Pleasanton school district to cut $9.7 million from the school budget. The district has...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Office Worker, on May 2, 2009 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1393 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Register to vote for elections on May 19 and June 2

I was speaking to one of my neighbors the other day about the upcoming elections and she said she had not yet received her...

Original post made by Sandy on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by yikes123, on May 2, 2009 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lottery ticket worth $133,825 purchased at Dublin Safeway

A California Lottery MEGA Millions ticket purchased in Dublin Tuesday is worth $133,825 and the prize has yet to be claimed,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 2, 2009 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 1417 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident on Santa Rita Frontage Rd.

Does anyone know what happened on Wednesday afternoon around 3 PM on the frontage road across from Amador High School. Lots...

Original post made by anne on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Anne2, on May 2, 2009 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G information at www.savepleasantonschools.org

Hi all I'm Tony, a member of the Committee to Save Pleasanton Schools. We, in the group, have been greatly impressed...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by NoG, on May 2, 2009 at 12:23 am | 38 comments | 1842 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

An Interesting Forecast for the US...

As a preface to the following videoclip, I am reminded of a conference I attended when I was with a Big 4 consulting company....

Original post made by Chris on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 1, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher and Management Contributions

The managers have volunteered, for this year, to give salary donations back to the District totaling $40,000. For 2009/10,...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 11 comments | 1343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support Our Children Now!

From reading the negative press on Measure G it is very obvious to me that these negative individuals have not taught in...

Original post made by Jerry Shelly on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The G in Measure G is for Greed

I have been following the blogs on this site for at least a year, but never more closely than now since the Parcel Tax issue...

Original post made by Ranting One on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 27 comments | 1527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees are entitled to $15 million in S&C increases

The PUSD employees are entitled to their S&C increases. The district is contractually obligated to honor this commitment....

Original post made by Tony E on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Speak for yourself, on May 1, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 26 comments | 2360 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: 2,000 attended local TEA Party

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5540 posted Friday, May 1, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Robert Paul Perez, on May 1, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 8 comments | 1377 Views

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Two teens injured in Wednesday morning crash

Two 19-year-old Pleasanton men were injured Wednesday morning as their 1994 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck slid out of control...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joshua Strohl, on May 1, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buying from bankrupt automakers

What are the thoughts on buying from a broke automaker? Chrysler filed for chapter 11 protection and GM will be owned 50%...

Original post made by Phil on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 1, 2009 at 11:51 am | 8 comments | 1450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Deja Vu

Check out this posting from February 2008: A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on May 1, 2009 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 1276 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Mercury coverage of TEA Party laughable

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5541 posted Friday, May 1, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on May 1, 2009 at 9:47 am | 6 comments | 1343 Views

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PUSD Already Receives From The State $4.0 MM Each Year To Pay For Class Size Reductions K-3

The actual cost is $5.6 MM to run the program. Why would PUSD threaten to cut the difference of $1.6 MM and therefore lose...

Original post made by frank on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 1, 2009 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1150 Views
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