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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget crisis forces deep cuts at Calif. schools

A national AP article from today. Highlights include "California schools now rank at or near the bottom nationally in...

Original post made by Still waiting on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 3 comments | 1078 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

73 layoffs planned in Alameda County's Superior Court

Alameda County Superior Court officials said Monday that they will lay off 73 court employees as a result of the state's...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Bradford, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 1380 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Incomplete background check foils bid to open new childcare facility in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council last night rejected for a second time a bid by a martial arts professional to operate a childcare...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by LeraJenkins, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 45 comments | 2177 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

All Unions Need to Learn From This...

SEUI votes in favor of furlough in Santa Cruz http://www.topix.net/forum/source/santa-cruz-sentinel/TNUH6NTJDVDAR0OTP ...

Original post made by Realist on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Another Pleasanton Residen, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 1603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin Schools raise K-3 and 9th grade class sizes

For all the Measure G supporters who believed Pleasanton home prices would suffer because PUSD would raise class sizes, does...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Teacher2, on Jun 22, 2009 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 1209 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sheriff's deputies raid marijuana camp gardens near Sunol

Alameda County sheriff's deputies found more than 22,000 marijuana plants this week at the biggest outdoor growing operation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 21, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 28 comments | 1417 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We need a NEW Constitution

Amazing how the problems never seem to keep coming, don't they? And through it all, our government seems terminally unresponsive....

Original post made by RonJones on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by WoW, on Jun 21, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 18 comments | 1215 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garbage Dumping Doubles for Pleasanton Contractors!

I have read recently about the new garbage rules regarding the new recycling bin and the rate increase but i would also like...

Original post made by liz venema on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 21, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 12 comments | 1901 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Businesses encouraged to 'Spare the Air' with Great Race Challenge

The annual Spare the Air season has officially kicked off with four Spare the Air Days already declared by the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by *Laughing At AT&T Trophy*, on Jun 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1006 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This Website Has Been Taken Over

Just an observation... This website used to be primarily about local issues. When Bush was in office, there was hardly...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by sheerluck_holmes, on Jun 20, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 21 comments | 1409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student doing well after nearly drowning during school trip

A student at Harvest Park Middle School was said to have nearly drowned yesterday during a school trip to the Dolores Bengston...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Chola, on Jun 20, 2009 at 12:48 am | 29 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial on K-3 Class Size Reduction

"State should consider suspending K-3 class-size reduction" http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12613409 "The question...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Still waiting, on Jun 19, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State unemployment rate now at 11.5 percent

California's unemployment rate rose to 11.5 percent in May, the highest rate in modern record-keeping history, a state Employment...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Answer:, on Jun 19, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 1210 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 7 comments | 3851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be mostly sunny today. High temperatures in the mid 90s and west winds of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by What..., on Jun 19, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1051 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Pot calling the Kettle black

Talk about the pot calling the kettle black! Do two Google seaches as follows: "Conservative news" "liberal news" You...

Original post made by KettleBlack on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 15 comments | 1416 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senator John "Republican Family Values" Ensign Loves Marriage

Senator John Ensign proves that GOP family values are alive and well. No hypocrisy. Here are some of his great quotes: “Marriage...

Original post made by Sam J. on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has the Parcel Tax become a Social Tax?

With the upcoming launch/rally for raising $2.8 million for "I Love Pleasanton Schools", will we have turned what was a private...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 19 comments | 1533 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SUICIDE AT SHADOW CLIFFS !!!

On Monday June 15th I drove in to Shadow Cliffs Lake only to find police and a corenor. I only got a little bit of info from...

Original post made by Tom on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 13 comments | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

State charges Target Corp. with dumping hazardous wastes in local landfills

California Attorney General Jerry Brown and 20 district attorneys filed a lawsuit against Target Corp. in Alameda County...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on Jun 19, 2009 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1306 Views
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Me, Mother & Eleanor Roosevelt
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