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Bay Area mounts campaign for federal stimulus funds

Bay Area government and business leaders hope a prepared, unified approach to economic recovery planning can help secure...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1186 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

9-year-old Concord girl is Bay Area's first swine flu death

A 9-year-old Concord girl who had been diagnosed with the H1N1 virus died Friday, marking the Bay Area's first swine flu-related...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 1831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Official Layoff Numbers:

From PUSD E-Mail Connection-OFFICIAL LAYOFF NUMBERS: At the June 3 meeting of the Pleasanton Unified Board of Trustees,...

Original post made by Staff on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jun 6, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 1509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton student wins $175,000 for science experiment

For some reason this hasn't hit the PW yet. http://www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12512749 Note that this student's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Jun 6, 2009 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax fails

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:30 am | 16 comments | 1224 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Restaurant will be open late on Grad Night

Blue Agave on Main Street has graciously agreed to take reservations until 10pm on Graduation night, June 12th. In return,...

Original post made by Brenda Abramovich on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 1772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton, The ADULT Community

Charming, historic downtown Pleasanton, California is an enjoyable place to shop, dine and meet friends in the heart of the...

Original post made by Future on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerts in the Park series start tonight with The Cooltones

For some, summer begins when the weather gets warmer or the moment the bell rings on the last day of school. For hundreds...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steve Rosefield, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer's public defender indicates he'll plead not guilty

A public defender for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III indicated to an Alameda County Superior Court judge yesterday that...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by maniac, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 1353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heartfelt Thank You to Teachers and Staff

Yesterday was a sad day as Teachers received their final layoff notices. It affected a local school near me - and 8...

Original post made by A Fan of Educators on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by teacher, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 4 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board trustees, backers of pro and con sides sound off on Measure G defeat

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Wadsworth, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 172 comments | 2512 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayashi wants part of I-580 named for slain Oakland officer

A resolution was introduced in the California State Assembly Wednesday to designate a portion of Interstate Highway 580 in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details on SDE EIR?

http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=407 ...

Original post made by On SDE Topic on Jun. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador takes 3rd place in 'We the People' competition in Washington, D.C.

Amador Valley High School finished third in the national "We the People" competition in Washington, D.C., trailing the first...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 2218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class Size Reduction - decisions from Weds. meeting

I am pasting the content of the email from PUSD here: --- At last night's meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to implement...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Reactive Mode, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 19 comments | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted near Mohr Elementary School

A resident reported seeing a mountain lion at lunchtime Tuesday behind Mohr Elementary School, according to Pleasanton police. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 5, 2009 at 11:27 am | 10 comments | 1498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-Measure G Victory Song (America Wins!)

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by DTS, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 1580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE SOLUTION -- MEASURE H

Measure G was poorly marketed and badly written. Something closer to San Ramon's measure C would be more likely to win here....

Original post made by Russell on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:03 am | 13 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saving Quality Education

Would it be possible, with the 61% that voted yes on G to start a major fund raising effort to raise the money needed to...

Original post made by Saving the quality of education on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 7 comments | 1105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations............you guys won.

Hope you are happy with yourselves and your work to stop Measaure G from passing. Now what???? We lose class size reduction,...

Original post made by Jen on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Marissa, on Jun 4, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 37 comments | 1569 Views
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