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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Jersey Avoids Layoffs By Freezing Wages

Instead of deferring expenses, PUSD should just to what Governor Corzine did in New Jersey Check out the link http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSN0423097020090604...

Original post made by Cesar on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD summary of board actions on June 3

I just received an email via the district's e-connection, which briefly summarizes the action taken at last night's board...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cost of California's Bureaucracy to Education

http://www.nolanchart.com/article6302.html "Most K-12 teachers would be shocked to know that the California Commission...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oakley man arrested for smash and grab burglaries at mall parking lot

A 36-year-old Oakley man was arrested Tuesday night and charged with a pair of auto burglaries that occurred at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by More Pictures, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:48 am | 7 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here are some numbers on G at a glance if you are interested...

Info is from Pleasanton's website and Alameda county site for results numbers on Measure G... There are 34,879 registered...

Original post made by Numbers Man on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:45 am | 14 comments | 1118 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Supreme Court upholds Prop. 8, but allows 18,000 prior same-sex marriages to stand

The California Supreme Court by a 6-1 vote Tuesday upheld the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, ruling that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 1978 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley Sr. Kyle Riddle announced as U.S. Lacrosse High School All American

Congratulations to Amador Valley Sr. Lacrosse player and East Bay Athletic League M.V.P. Kyle Riddle for being selected to...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 4, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unfortunately, teachers will pay one way or the other

If teachers don't agree to a Step/Column freeze, they will end up "paying" by a heavier workload. Larger class sizes with...

Original post made by still hopeful on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's another First Wednesday street party in downtown Pleasanton tonight

The June edition of the First Wednesday Street Party will kick off at 6 p.m. tonight in downtown Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Chas Bell, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 1236 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Swine flu forces 14 school closures in Bay Area

Reports of probable and confirmed cases of swine flu have closed at least 14 schools across the Bay Area as educators and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by josephina, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 8 comments | 1305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is she & time2putup - stalkers?

Does anyone else think "Who is She" and Time2put up are obsessed with Kathleen R.? They are acting like stalkers. ...

Original post made by Creeped out on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. Williams Says Farewell

Itís { Been} a wonderful life! A personal history and a letter of gratitude to the Pleasanton community.....it has been...

Original post made by Sherry Williams on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie K's mom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 15 comments | 2670 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Now Obamaphiles? Article: "US Descends into Marxism at Breathtaking Speed"

Happy Now Obamaphiles (including the Pleasanton Weekly who have endorsed every democrat in the last 6 years since we've lived...

Original post made by amy on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 1464 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

New Star Trek movie is a bust

If you are a Star Trek fan from way back you'll hate this new movie. If you don't believe me check out the link below. http://www.theonion.com/content/video/trekkies_bash_new_sta...

Original post made by Treker on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 3698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"just another suburb with small minded people in a (soon to be) mediocre school district"

"Pleasanton becomes just another suburb with small minded people in a (soon to be) mediocre school district." Already...

Original post made by Good Feela on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Abby, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 13 comments | 1198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

WAS THE CAMPAIGN ABOUT WINNING OR ABOUT GETTTING THINGS RIGHT AT PUSD?

PLEASE STOP THE FORUM ATTACKS! You are feeding into a mob-mentality on both sides. I just cannot believe...

Original post made by STOP ALREADY on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jesus H. Christ, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 6 comments | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board meets Wednesday and Friday this week, Tuesday next week

Special board meetings are scheduled for June 3, at 6 pm, and June 5, at 5 pm. (There's also a meeting next week, June 9,...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VOUCHERS NOW

Now that the results are in, it is time for Pleasanton to face the music. This cannot go on and enough is enough. The public...

Original post made by Privatize on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 3, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 4 comments | 1039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please keep in mind - nearly 62% of voters voted in favor of Measure G!

While this is not the 2/3 majority needed to pass the measure, it does reflect the majority of Pleasanton voters' inclination...

Original post made by KGM on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by alison, on Jun 3, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 6 comments | 1098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

9MM NEW FUNDING SOURCE FOR OUSD JUST LOCATED TODAY!

I just located $8,994,732.00 of NEW FUNDING for PUSD!!!! There were 9,651 Yes votes for Measure G 9,651 times $233...

Original post made by GREAT NEWS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Another Good Idea, on Jun 3, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 1068 Views
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