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AROUND TOWN

Mothers With a Purpose Meeting Tonight

Reminder… Mothers with a Purpose will have a meeting tonight, Thursday, April 10th from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Foothill...

Original post made by Sammy on Apr. 10, 2014
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A terrible waste of State money

Many Californians are upset about how much money the State wastes each year. Many residents of San Ramon were upset by City...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Sep. 19, 2011
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eric Swalwell Interview on May 23rd at 11:30 AM

My Blogtalkradio show is back Wednesday morning, May 23rd, at 11:30 am with [http://www.blogtalkradio.com/san-ramon-observer/2012/05/23/can-eric-swalwell-unseat-pete-stark...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 23, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small Business of the Year Celebration

PRESS RELEASE Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) will host a “Small Business of the Year” Celebration...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on May. 15, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Community Craft & Rummage Sale Downtown

I will be doing the Community Craft and Rummage Sale in Downtown Pleasanton on First Street at the site with the 3 churches...

Original post made by Sandra on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 18, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 8 comments | 1297 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 | 3224 Views

RESTAURANTS

the RedCoat

Everyone go and try out the new Restaurant Downtown, The RedCoat! The food is great. ...

Original post made by Sandy on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Myrna, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:31 am | 14 comments | 5444 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DELETE BLOG SITE

This site has become nothing but a forum for personal attacks that would never make it into the actual "letters to the editor"...

Original post made by Sandy on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 7, 2008 at 2:42 pm | 7 comments | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 3808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

webcast available from Feb. 24 school board meeting

For all those who were unable to attend... the video recording of last Tuesday's board meeting is now available online at...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Terrence, on Mar 1, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what makes a good teacher?

I'm curious to find out what readers here consider the characteristics of good teachers. How would you tell the difference...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:13 am | 16 comments | 1815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

negotiating teachers' contracts

I have done some homework about the process for negotiating teachers' contracts. According to the CTA, school districts and...

Original post made by Sandy on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Carl, on Apr 26, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 20 comments | 1444 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Register to vote for elections on May 19 and June 2

I was speaking to one of my neighbors the other day about the upcoming elections and she said she had not yet received her...

Original post made by Sandy on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by yikes123, on May 2, 2009 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

progress toward balancing the school budget

State budget cuts are forcing the Pleasanton school district to cut $9.7 million from the school budget. The district has...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Office Worker, on May 2, 2009 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1278 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Today is the last day to register to vote on May 19!

Any citizen who wants to vote on 1A - 1F must be registered by today. There are instructions on how to register in my previous...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon votes on parcel tax today

Today is the last day for San Ramon voters to get their mail ballots in before counting begins. They face a decision about...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on May 6, 2009 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 1123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

flexibility in allocating state funds to schools

At the last school district meeting I attended, a list of categorical funds that had been reduced by the state was distributed....

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent who is voting NO ON G, on May 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 1138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how step and column salaries work for Pleasanton teachers

I want to summarize some basic facts about step and column salaries for teachers. Since teachers do not receive bonuses,...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by anon reply, on May 9, 2009 at 8:45 am | 66 comments | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the $9.7 million estimate for cuts came from

Last night at the school board meeting, around 9:35 or 9:40 pm, Luz Cazares provided a recap of why the cabinet and board...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 17, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 55 comments | 2222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rules on Using Stimulus Funds Not Clear

Here's an exerpt from an article in today's San Jose Mercury News: "the $8 billion in federal stimulus funds for California...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ptown resident, on May 15, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 1102 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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