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SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Lottery

Whatever happened to the lottery money that was supposed to add millions to the schools? Has any of that money gone back...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 17, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 10 comments | 1645 Views

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$80-million in federal earmarks heading our way

A $410 billion federal spending bill that President Obama signed Wednesday will bring more than $80 million to the Bay Area...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Mar 17, 2009 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 1357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

500 jam Valley Community Church for pro-parcel tax rally

More than 500 joined a rally Sunday sponsored by the newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools organization to support the $233-a-year...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kiko, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 487 comments | 6885 Views

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Fire on angela street???

I live on E. Angela st and pass by the burned down house on a daily basis! I'm certain that I am not the only curious neighbor...

Original post made by angela st. Resident on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by fyi, on Mar 16, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 1 comment | 1331 Views

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Get Use To Losing Free Speech!

Free speech is the enemy of liberals. Get use to losing free speech when Obama tries to impose the equivalent of the Fairness...

Original post made by - on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 16, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 3 comments | 1508 Views

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Pleasanton's 'master craftsman'

Charles Bruce's client list reads like a who's who of Pleasanton yore. Considered the city's most prolific builder, Bruce...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 16, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 5 comments | 1597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

editorials call for teachers to sacrifice

Tim Hunt's column for the Bay Area News Group chastised teachers unions for their posturing this week. Read it for yourself,...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Mar 16, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 1467 Views

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Commentary: Ponderosa project a benefit to seniors, local economy

Ponderosa Homes is "shovel-ready"--the current buzz-word--to start construction within the next few months of its multi-million-dollar,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Moxley, on Mar 16, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

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Huge crowds jam streets in Dublin for 26th annual St. Pat's Day festival

Dublin ended its three-day celebration of St. Patrick's Day today with music, food, vendor booths, Irish dancers and more...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by dublinmike, on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big decisions to be made at tonight's board meeting

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will face two hot issues tonight: budget cuts and a parcel tax. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 1428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suggestions for PUSD School Board to consider tonight

I cannot attend tonight's school board meeting. However, I've read many comments for and against support of the parcel tax....

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 35 comments | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 3757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An Idea for a Different Use of Parcel Taxes

I posted this on another thread, but it was suggested I try this. I have had this thought knocking around of how to look...

Original post made by Disagree w/B on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 11 comments | 1542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slashes $9 million from budget

Despite pleas to save positions and programs, the school board officially identified millions of dollars in cuts to balance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 114 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to hold two parcel tax meetings next week

Pleasanton Unified School District announced they will meet Thursday, in addition to the public hearing Wednesday, to vote...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 28 comments | 1545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

Pleasanton is told that we live in a "bubble" that bears little resemblance to the rest of the state. This should be taken...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 22 comments | 1534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

parcel tax

Although our children are out of school, I am more than willing to pay a parcel tax to maintain excellence in our schools....

Original post made by anne on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 39 comments | 2361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The numbers being proposed for teacher cuts does not look correct!

Has anyone really looked at the number being proposed for actual cuts? I have. These numbers do not make sense. Example:...

Original post made by Chad on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 14 comments | 1519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms PUSD.

ED-Data, http://www.ed-data.k12.ca.us Compare San Ramon to PUSD. PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms...

Original post made by Liz on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 45 comments | 2090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying for schools

School activists have joined to form Save Pleasanton Schools and will hold a rally Sunday to kick off a campaign to bring...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 35 comments | 1986 Views
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