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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Young Teachers Better Than Older Ones?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly Jeb Bing writes, "The tax would have saved the 127 of 148 jobs that are on the...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 42 comments | 1858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fund campaign

Pleasanton's two educational foundations are doing a fundraiser. http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=413 ...

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 11, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Pool Days--Time To Burn

Some Pleasanton elementary and middle schools have a day towards the end of the school year when the kids spend the entire...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 42 comments | 1448 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Govener threatens to SHUT DOWN state government

We certainly have a problem here.. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arnold-budget11-2009jun11,0,4348474.story ...

Original post made by NowWhat? on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 1169 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Tells US Businesses: "DROP DEAD!"

More evidence of where Obama and the democrats are taking the US... http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=washingtonstory&sid=aaaBdVMkjPnU ...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 15 comments | 1295 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Even If You Can''t Stand "Rush," I Beg You To Watch This Short Clip...

I am already anticipating several negative replies from people who vehemently dislike Rush Limbaugh...either because they...

Original post made by Barbara on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rush Limbaugh, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 37 comments | 1598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exiting PUSD employee puts home on market

http://www.movoto.com/statistics/ca/pleasanton.htm ...

Original post made by Pleasanton home for sale on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:36 am | 25 comments | 1440 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Slum Dog Millionaire

Just a warning -- Slum Dog Millionaire is not the feel-good movie that the advertising leads you to believe. For those of...

Original post made by Sandra Ryan on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 3140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Dances or Fun Events

I am wondering how many parents and students would prefer that middle schools have a fun event, (whatever, carnival-like...

Original post made by Nancy on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Taylor, on Jun 10, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2261 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama preaches fiscal responsibility to congress!

Read below from the guy who brought us the GM and Chrysler bailouts, stimulus II, omulus, bank bailouts, mortgage bailouts...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 1081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schwarzenegger calls for release of journalists imprisoned by North Korea

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday afternoon called for the release of two local journalists who were sentenced in North Korea...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 1001 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Taxpayers NOW in the USED car business

What next? First we become the proud owners of the new car industry. Now the USED car indusrty? House passes 'cash...

Original post made by Max on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by stupid is as stuid does, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 1121 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government workers need to take a financial hit just like non-government workers have

Very good editorial in the Sacramento Bee today on public employee unions. The city of Sacramento is having problems with...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 8 comments | 1394 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore mercury spill closes part of Kelly Street

Cleanup crews and toxic specialists from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Monday cautiously contained and covered...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner identifies Arroyo Drive woman found dead at home Saturday

The Alameda County coroner's bureau Sunday identified a woman today who was found a day earlier without a pulse in a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 8 comments | 1907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I don't know if Pleasanton District is evil

I don't know folks but I'm seeing cuts everywhere I'm looking in the paper. Livermore - $5 million in the red www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12101185 San...

Original post made by confused on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jean, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 57 comments | 2158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bosco, downtown's Labrador mascot, dies at age 13-1/2

Bosco, downtown Pleasanton's mascot for years, died Tuesday at the age of 13-1/2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1914...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ex P-town Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 1304 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney hosting veterans history project today in Pleasanton

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) will hold a recording session for the Veterans History Project today in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 10, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 1102 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County board cuts stipend, puts 3-month time limit on aid to needy

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors, which is facing a $180 million budget deficit, voted 3-2 Tuesday to revise its general...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Finally, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 995 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tuesday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to have areas of low clouds this morning before becoming partly cloudy in the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jun 10, 2009 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 1072 Views
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