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AROUND TOWN

Dishwasher Film

Heard through the grapevine... Everyone is experiencing a white film on the dishes after a run through the dishwasher....

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Feb 16, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 25 comments | 2302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Performance-based Teacher Compensation

This isn't meant to be a parcel tax discussion. It's an attempt to look at how to align teacher compensation with educational...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 13, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Camp Parks Night Time Training?

It would have been nice if the surrounding communities were notified before nighttime training missions by three giant military...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 8, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 11 comments | 1411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Trust PUSD?

I'm just curious as to why everyone seems to think that the summaries, memos, FAQs put out by PUSD about the parcel tax measure...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 7, 2009 at 5:50 am | 6 comments | 1559 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 | 1947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Debbie Look's Speech at Council Meeting Tonight

Comparing Pleasanton to Brentwood and Antioch? Laughable....

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:32 am | 13 comments | 1388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save Pleasanton Schools' Three Page Ad in Today's Weekly

What can I say but "wow". I don't mind "community members" (some apparently aren't even Pleasanton residents and it is questionable...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 26 comments | 1437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's been a full week and PUSD hasn't applied for Federal stimulus dollars yet?

On this CDE website http://www2.cde.ca.gov/recoverysfsfsearch/search.aspx anyone can search for districts that have sent...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 29 comments | 1652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Superintendent's Memo

Hey, I found a copy online! http://www.harvestparkpta.org/PDF/Flyers/Response_-_Real_Facts.pdf Here's what I find funny. 1)...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 6 comments | 1233 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 1B and "What's the baseline?"

For those confused by Prop 1B (I know I was), here's the deal. Prop 98 guarantees that roughly 40% of CA's budget goes...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on May 9, 2009 at 6:14 am | 9 comments | 2158 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stripping the Rights of Citizens

Interesting news. I brought this issue up when the local news about Andreas San Diego being moved to FBI's most wanted list...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by fyi, on May 7, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 1495 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Yes or No on Measure G and Prop 1A?

I'm just wondering how many of those who are planning to vote yes on Measure G are also voting yes on 1A and visa versa? To...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Leigh, on May 28, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 28 comments | 2116 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's High Taxes

While Sandy seems busy reposting apparent Letters to the Editor regarding Measure G, here's some opinions that may put things...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on May 12, 2009 at 9:16 am | 9 comments | 1465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal Stimulus Money

Just to be clear... PUSD will be receiving Federal Stimulus money from different parts of ARRA. The State Fiscal Stabilization...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 11, 2009 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Actual Cuts to PUSD

I posted this buried in another thread, but I think the numbers are useful to see published so a new thread is probably best...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by guest, on May 13, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 32 comments | 1443 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unfunded Retiree Medical Benefit Liabilities

Ah, the local columnists are starting to have the discussion about unfunded medical benefit liabilities for retirees. http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12403771 "An...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 3 comments | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Author Douglas Kendall's Posts Removed?

Earlier today, there were two new posts started (supposedly) by local Pleasanton author Douglas Kendall. He's the author...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 20, 2009 at 1:27 am | 6 comments | 1187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will PUSD Cut CSR?

The ball is in the School Board Trustees' court now. The State has given them flexibility in CSR rules and other categorical...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Agree with Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cost of California's Bureaucracy to Education

http://www.nolanchart.com/article6302.html "Most K-12 teachers would be shocked to know that the California Commission...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1032 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 | 1172 Views
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
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“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
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