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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to the Top Lessons and Top-Notch Teachers Affect Peers

I am providing two links from "Education Week" articles that people may find of interest as Arne Duncan and school districts...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1167 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Smart & Final to open Pleasanton supermarket Aug. 13

Smart & Final will open its newest supermarket Aug. 13 in the Pleasanton Square Shopping Center on Johnson Drive Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by ArekNikiret, on Sep 5, 2009 at 4:22 am | 13 comments | 2955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Health care can be solved without rushing to socialized medicine

Regarding Congressman Jerry McNerney's opinion piece published Aug. 28, "Reform must be built on current system, let people...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 5 comments | 879 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jim Traficant Freed From Prison

(Lew Rockwell) My second favorite Congressman ever, Jim Traficant, got out of federal prison today after serving seven...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1116 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

United States Federal Reserve shipped $12 billion in US currency to Iraq.

Worried a bout out of comtrol government spending? "Beginning in April 2003, one month after the invasion of Iraq, and...

Original post made by Whistle Blower on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 7 comments | 1478 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama mortgage rescue bill

After months of trying to redo my loan and since contacting B of A, McNerney, and Dianne Feinstein I have still gotten no...

Original post made by Henry on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 1082 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Campaign Promise Followup

Here is an interesting article from Fox News (I know, didn't I just say too many posts were from Fox?) about the Obama administration's...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 7:30 pm | 3 comments | 973 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers take legal battle to state Supreme Court

Attorneys for developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic have asked the California Supreme Court to review a decision...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Sep 4, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 998 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fw: Barbara Boxer

> > > > Subject: Barbara Boxer > > > > > > Read the letter sent to Sen. Barbara...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR Testing Results

Here is a link to the page where you can look at district or school results: http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2009/SearchPanel.asp?ps=true&lstTestYear=2009&lstTestType=C&lstCounty=01&lst...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

What cause the loud boom in or near Val Vista?

Does anyone know what happened to cause that loud boom a few minute ago somewhere in or near Val Vista? It sounded like it...

Original post made by bel on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 10 comments | 1617 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Globalists Will Not Give Up on Takeover of US Roads

By Mark Anderson AFP is continually monitoring the proposed North American Union. This not only involves the...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1080 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rothschild Agents Take 10 Key Posts

By Michael Collins Piper OUR GREATEST FOUNDING FATHER and first president, George Washington, probably wouldn’t be...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 827 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama green "Czar" a communist

Another great placement by Obama. A communist green czar and an america hater at that. http://www.capemaycountyherald.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=190278...

Original post made by Mary on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 8 comments | 998 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friends set up 'thank you' fund for Danville Councilman Shimansky

Danville Councilman Mike Shimansky's condition is stable, say friends, but the bills are inevitably mounting. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Home Sales for August 2009

A look at home sales in Pleasanton and the Tri Valley for August 2009. Click the Web Link http://moxleyteam.com/2009/09/tri-valley-home-sales-august-2009/ (Web...

Original post made by Moxley on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by trekmtb, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 1009 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Ramon Republican David Harmer secures 10th Congressional District primary win

Voters gave one local Republican politician the green light in the run to fill the vacant seat of former 10th District U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:17 am | 5 comments | 1007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrate with us "The Small Canvas" @ the Berry Patch

Saturday night Sept 5, 5-9 we will celebrate the Arts, so join us and toast with Local Artists while tasting some specialty...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Sep. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD School Board Meeting 9/8 7:00 pm

Will an agenda be posted on the PUSD website in time for citizens to prepare? And why hasn't the 8/18 board meeting webcast...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 1061 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney insists that federal health plan must benefit small business

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said Tuesday that any federal health care measure that he supports in the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 3, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 45 comments | 1739 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
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What to do with your buckets of water
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 903 views

The Golden Days of Television
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How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?
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