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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oxy addiction epidimic in Pleasanton

When will we see local newpapers like the Pleasanton Weekly partner with the local law enforcement to do something about...

Original post made by Tom Johanson on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Aug 11, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 25 comments | 4098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sonoma Cattle Company

Just had a solicitor/salesman knock on mine and a neighbor's door from "The Sonoma Cattle Exchange". Refused to open the...

Original post made by Tony on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by speaking from experience, on Jun 28, 2010 at 11:29 am | 4 comments | 965 Views

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loitering at Home Depot

I am a long time resident of Pleasanton. I went to Lydikson Elementery, Wells Intermediate Middle school,and graduated from...

Original post made by Tony on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by justice, on Jan 15, 2011 at 9:37 am | 34 comments | 4207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees are entitled to $15 million in S&C increases

The PUSD employees are entitled to their S&C increases. The district is contractually obligated to honor this commitment....

Original post made by Tony E on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Speak for yourself, on May 1, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 26 comments | 2091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G information at www.savepleasantonschools.org

Hi all I'm Tony, a member of the Committee to Save Pleasanton Schools. We, in the group, have been greatly impressed...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by NoG, on May 2, 2009 at 12:23 am | 38 comments | 1460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The ballot language mapped to specific programs for Measure G

I thought it might be helpful to list those specific programs and dollar amounts Measure G's projected $4.6 million / year...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sad State, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 34 comments | 1860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What makes this different than a prior year educational "budget crisis"?

Hi all I think a critical question is what makes this different than a prior year educational "budget crisis"? 1) Simply...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 28 comments | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare tactic to get a “YES” vote on Measure G?

A question we've frequently heard talking to people is: "Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Facts Please, on Apr 29, 2009 at 9:01 am | 8 comments | 1052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher and Management Contributions

The managers have volunteered, for this year, to give salary donations back to the District totaling $40,000. For 2009/10,...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 11 comments | 1110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will we need Measure G if state Props 1A - 1C pass?

The programs Measure G funds in relation to the PUSD budget passed last March assumes state propositions 1A - 1C succeed....

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 7, 2009 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 1195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can local businesses help fund our schools?

Businesses can and do donate to our school district as well as to our two educational foundations, Pleasanton Partners In...

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 9, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 1141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDE press release on Governor's upcoming cuts to public education

Schools Chief Jack O'Connell Decries Proposed New Cuts to Public Education Governor's May Budget Revision Cuts Billions from...

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 16, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 10 comments | 1075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD and Union Negotiation Process

At the June 22nd school board meeting, attorney Laurie Juengert gave a presentation on the union negotiation process. It...

Original post made by Tony E. on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandra, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 38 comments | 1675 Views

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No helmets required

Yesterday I took my son to the bike/skate park off of Stoneridge Dr. It's a great facility, and a couple dozen kids were...

Original post made by Tony Hawk on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Little Brother, on Apr 29, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 5 comments | 1151 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone sick of Sarah Palin and her "victimhood"?

Here is a good article for anyone who is sick of Sarah Palin whining and playing the victim. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/15/ED10187F2P.DTL...

Original post made by Tony M. on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by George, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 57 comments | 1848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Remembering Mike Wallace, Icon of Broadcast Investigative Journalism

Sorry to hear that Mike Wallace passed away over the weekend. Who can forget those classic 60 minutes episodes and Mike...

Original post made by Too bad on Apr. 8, 2012
Last comment by ., on Apr 9, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California must shrink the population of its teeming prisons by nearly 43,000 inmates

By Carol J. Williams 10:18 PM PDT, August 4, 2009 California must shrink the population of its teeming prisons by nearly...

Original post made by TopCop on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 27 comments | 1821 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sotomayor Confirmed-Swearing in Saturday

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Judge Sonia Sotomayor, who rose from the housing projects of the Bronx to the top of the legal...

Original post made by TopCop on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 6 comments | 906 Views

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Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 1949 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Texas to Companies: Come One Come All!!!

We have yet another story of Texas freedom. Freedom to pollute, freedom to maintain unsafe workplaces, freedom to store...

Original post made by TP Revival, Today Not Tomorrow on Apr. 22, 2013
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PG&E: How does the piper pay?
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Getting rid of an old toilet
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More changes coming to ValleyCare
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Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
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