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Yellow Pages Opt Out

Once again we've been littered with a Yellow Page book in the front yard. Apparently you can opt out but have to fill...

Original post made by Stan on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Local Search Association, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 1100 Views

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Pete Stark to Head Ways and Means Committee

I just saw a new item that Rep. Pete Stark will be the temporary head of the U. S. House Ways and Means Committee, replacing...

Original post made by Stan the Man on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 6 comments | 722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated in the budget conference committee

The health of California's children is at risk! There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated...

Original post made by StandUP on Jun. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Did PUSD make the case for a new tax?

Let's see. Last night (1/25) PUSD said their options are 1) cut spending 2) raise revenues and 3) spend reserves. And then...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 30, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 48 comments | 1750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What the heck is PUSD's Core Academic Instruction Parcel Tax

Looking at the agenda for the 2/1 PUSD Special Board Meeting, is agenda item 5.1 Report, Discussion and Possible Action to...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:55 am | 79 comments | 2723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's About Time! PUSD and teachers union *start* negotations

On the agenda for the Tue Feb 8, 2011 PUSD school board meeting (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgendas.cfm)...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 8, 2011 at 4:04 pm | 16 comments | 1575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wow - PUSD delays start of negotations

At a time when PUSD has delayed for months negotiations with its employee groups, PUSD had to pull the sunshining of bargaining...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Be Positive, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 22 comments | 1626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

And so it begins - parcel tax supporters campaigning on school grounds

On Tuesday February 15, parcel tax supporters were busy outside Mohr Elementary passing out campaign literature and campaign...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by I hate Ralph, on Feb 20, 2011 at 3:03 am | 34 comments | 1964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California teachers union (CTA) joins WI fray

CTA has joined with the California Labor Federation to hold a candlelight vigil in Sacramento on 2/22. http://www.cta.org/About-CTA/News-Room/Wisconsin.aspx Bring...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Feb 25, 2011 at 1:34 am | 30 comments | 2200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote on what?

The Governor wants the voters to decide on tax extensions/increases. What a lame choice. He won't tell the voters what an...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Illegal cash-out bond refunding (pt. 2)

Looks like the school board does not intend to address this topic at the 4/12 school board meeting, even though it had been...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joe McCarthy, on Apr 8, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD to layoff 25 FTE Classified employees

The very last agenda item on the 4/12 board meeting is to layoff 25 classified employees. So, how are the PUSD and union...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a student, on Apr 14, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 65 comments | 3569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Receive 2.7% Pay Raise

After a year of complaining about voluntarily taking a pay cut, the teachers union has succeeded in negotiating an across...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on May 5, 2011 at 11:55 am | 115 comments | 6024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Union, Prop 98, and an Emergency

Isn't it ironic, that the California Teachers Association and all of its locals are complaining about the reduction of state...

Original post made by Start Afresh on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on May 13, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 21 comments | 1743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes on Measure E Committee in Debt?

Word on the street is the Yes on Measure E Committee is several thousand dollars in debt. And is passing around the proverbial...

Original post made by Start Afresh on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on May 20, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD, Armageddon and Trust

Now that the hyperventilating of Measure E has died down, and Measure E supporters have hopefully paid off their debts, and...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 20, 2011 at 11:41 am | 5 comments | 1602 Views

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Internet Startup Incubator

I am wondering if there are any Internet Startup Incubators right here in the TriValley. Do you know of any? here...

Original post made by startupLover on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by pleasant one , on Dec 19, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flawed Statistics Lead to PUSD Wasting $400,000 on Measure E

The management of PUSD wasted hundreds of thousands of dollars of taxpayer dollars on Measure E and tainted the statistical...

Original post made by Statistics on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by UGGs, on May 6, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 7 comments | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man taking pictures at local park

I recently saw a man (possibly in his late 20s or early 30s) standing across the street by the apartment buildings taking...

Original post made by Stay Alert on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on Nov 19, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1714 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP OPPOSES MEDICAL FUNDING FOR 9/11 VICTIMS

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/2010_07/024949.php by Steve Benen GOP OPPOSES MEDICAL FUNDING...

Original post made by Stay Classy Republicans on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 30, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 943 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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