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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A School Superintendent takes big pay cut to save jobs

Here's something a bit heartwarming - Corona-Norco (Riverside County) Superintendent Kent L. Bechler plans to donate...

Original post made by Check out this great guy on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Be Positive, on Apr 11, 2009 at 10:43 pm | 25 comments | 1899 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor names Jerry Pentin to replace Anne Fox on Planning Commission

Anne Fox, a member of the city Planning Commission for the last 5-1/2 years, was booted off the commission Tuesday night...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by my turn, on Apr 11, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 50 comments | 2442 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

North Korea MORE dangerous while Obama CUTS our defense...

Surprise surprise. Like a good democrat, Obama's mantra is - increase taxes - reduce our national defense Regarding...

Original post made by * on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by *, on Apr 11, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 9 comments | 1539 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stanley utility undergrounding moving forward

Plans to underground utility lines along a 3-mile stretch of Stanley Boulevard bordering the train tracks are moving full...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Freddie, on Apr 10, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 3 comments | 1214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton robotics company asks McNerney for federal funding

Robotics engineering company Adept Technology Inc. played host to Congressman Jerry McNerney this week in the hopes that...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by *, on Apr 10, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 6 comments | 1470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor has destroyed the PWs credibility

The editor of this news source today "outed" an anonymous Town Forum poster. This is a serious violation, and greatly undermines...

Original post made by Amazed on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jade, on Apr 10, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 28 comments | 2677 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayward company's egg rolls recalled in salmonella outbreak

Egg rolls from a Hayward manufacturer are now being recalled after state health officials warned Tuesday they contain pepper...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by HM, on Apr 10, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 4 comments | 1203 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rough road ahead?

A rift that's been brewing for years between mountain bikers and the East Bay Regional Park District hit a boiling point...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by bluenos, on Apr 10, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 24 comments | 1395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton's Motel 6 robbed at gunpoint

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who robbed a motel at gunpoint Saturday evening. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1059...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 17 comments | 1821 Views

SPORTS

AVHS Sports ...no music? no play by play? no fun!

After being told last week that there should be no music or announcing at AVHS athletic events I'm just wondering...

Original post made by Janis Giovacchini on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hamster, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 57 comments | 3129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. TEACHERS BREAK W/UNION & SUPPORT PAY CUTS

In the April 6, 2009 issue of the Los Angeles Times, reporter Howard Blume reports that the L.A. School Board Chief, Monica...

Original post made by doglover on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:41 am | 9 comments | 1264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Socrates Cafe

This club has an open discussion group following a Socratic format meeting from 7-9 p.m., on the first and third Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Apr 9, 2009 at 11:55 pm | 2 comments | 1207 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did Taco Del Mar close?

I was looking forward to a warm tastey Taco Salad tonight and found the store empty with a For Lease sign. I know I've...

Original post made by Disappointed on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by yikes, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 18 comments | 2644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Website Problem

Does anyone else have problems with downloading files from the PUSD website? Specifically, I'm trying to download and save...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 27 comments | 2005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vallejo CTA Member tells Superintendent to take a 12% pay cut

In an open letter to Vallejo Superintendent Mary Bull, Deanna Dunn, the Special Ed Director of the Vallejo Education Association...

Original post made by a different perspective in Vallejo on Apr. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Final decisions nearing on new San Ramon Valley school buses

Guess with the current budget fiasco the PUSD faces, considering something like San Ramon schools is out of the question?...

Original post made by tiredoftraffic! on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 9, 2009 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 1320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Dirty Politics in a Community of Character"

"Dirty Politics in a Community of Character" The superintendent of Pleasanton's public schools was caught last month...

Original post made by Liz on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 9, 2009 at 6:16 am | 46 comments | 2195 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek information on fatal hit-and-run on I-880

California Highway Patrol investigators are searching for the driver of a light-colored Nissan Sentra who possibly witnessed...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 8, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 8 comments | 1618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dirty Politics in a Community of Character - Continued

This message is in response to "Get Educated" in the category "Dirty Politics in a Community of Character". I do not want...

Original post made by foothill parent on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Archie & Jughead, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 12 comments | 1440 Views
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