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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 | 1258 Views

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Vigil scheduled for tomorrow for 3 hikers held by Iran

Relatives and friends of three American hikers detained in Iran are planning a vigil tomorrow to commemorate the trio's more...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 26, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 9 comments | 1417 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Find out why World Trade Center Buildings 1 & 2 not rebuilt

Amazing video explaining why World Trade Center Buildings #1 and #2 are not rebuilt. But World Trade Center #7 is completely...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by wayne, on Feb 26, 2010 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

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Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 26, 2010 at 8:31 am | 52 comments | 2404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Licensed gun owners can carry their firearms into national parks starting Monday

Point Reyes National Seashore is among 392 national parks where starting Monday licensed gun owners may legally possess firearms. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 15 comments | 1584 Views

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ObamaCare 2.0

The White House unveiled an outline of the proposed White House compromise between the House and Senate versions of ObamaCare....

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Feb 25, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 10 comments | 1163 Views

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When is the next electronics recycling event?

I missed the last electronics recycling event at AVHS last month. Are any organizations planning another event in the next...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 25, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 6 comments | 1187 Views

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Annoying Employee Parking on Mohr Avenue/Kolln Drive

Do you live off of Mohr Avenue, east of Santa Rita? Do you drive down Mohr towards Santa Rita in the morning and find some...

Original post made by Mohr Park Resident on Feb. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Power of Green and Red Language

This free communications class meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Amador Valley High School, 1155 Santa Rita Road. It...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by TI, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 1299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Split the kids up in High School or not?

I have two children very close in age that fight a lot. Should I send one to Amador (freshman this year) and one to Foothill...

Original post made by Werner Klemperer on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by sarah, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:11 am | 15 comments | 1398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update On How Schools Pay Out

So sorry for my lack of knowledge of how to paste the website from today's Sacbee.com but this is great and detailed information...

Original post made by Marcia on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:14 am | 22 comments | 2079 Views

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College Acquaintance: "Obama was a "PURE Marxist/Socialist" (i.e. Communist)...

"He viewed America as the enemy," according to this Occidental College acquaintence. If you only listen to one audioclip...

Original post made by Elaine on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 25, 2010 at 9:25 am | 38 comments | 1724 Views

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Death of American Capitalism: The 10 Final Scenes

Solution? Get into action, let's launch the "Second American Revolution." http://finance.yahoo.com/banking-budgeting/article/108901/death-of-american-capitalism-the-10-final-scen...

Original post made by Patriot on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sane, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 3301 Views

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Pleasanton ranks 3rd among "America’s Wealth Centers"

Original post made by Ptown Hal on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by taxed, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 13 comments | 1190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Know the Law, Right?

The law regarding public notification of public school contract negotiations. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=gov&group=03001-04000&file=3547-3547.5 " 3...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 19 comments | 1590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teachers agree to pay cut to reportedly save district nearly $4.6M

In a statement released by the Association of Pleasanton Teachers, president Trevor Knaggs announced that teachers made a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by What about our kids?, on Feb 24, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 313 comments | 44193 Views

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Gardening tips for Pleasanton Residents

Hi all, This might be an inappropriate forum to ask this, so sorry in advance. I am new to Pleasanton (just moved here...

Original post made by Amanda B. on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Anna Campbell, on Feb 24, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 12 comments | 2552 Views

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Amtrak launches safety campaign to curb pedestrian accidents on tracks

Amtrak is kicking off a rail safety campaign today to reduce the number of pedestrians who are killed or injured by trains,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 6 comments | 1320 Views

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Pleasanton Library English Conversation

The Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., offers free English conversations classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 1427 Views
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