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SPORTS

Thanks so much Coach Steve and Asst. Coach Erik!

The Bats would like to thank Coach Steve Fineberg and Assistance Coach Erik Emerson for all of their hard work this T-Ball...

Original post made by Stacy Homes on Jun. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased need for child abuse prevention programs sprouts innovative fundraising efforts

Concord, CA May 17th, 2010. Its no secret that local Contra Costa County families are feeling the stress of the recession,...

Original post made by Stacy Williams-Coca on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by M., on May 20, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 1133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Official Layoff Numbers:

From PUSD E-Mail Connection-OFFICIAL LAYOFF NUMBERS: At the June 3 meeting of the Pleasanton Unified Board of Trustees,...

Original post made by Staff on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jun 6, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 1497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 7665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please Remember to Use Gun Lockers in Your Home

Such a tragedy recently. ...

Original post made by Stan on Apr. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Miller getting so much money from out of town Tea Party folks?

I worry about a candidate who has more than half their endorsements from out of towners - mostly of one political segment)...

Original post made by Stan on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Stop the fighting, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 14 comments | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 742 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. 1047 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 | 1771 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 | 2744 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 | 1597 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 | 1645 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 | 1979 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 | 2227 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 | 1076 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 | 1151 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 | 3603 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 | 6062 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 | 1772 Views
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 2,304 views

New heights for NIMBYs
By Tim Hunt | 31 comments | 1,501 views

Weekly, TV30 to host Pleasanton mayoral, city council candidates' forum
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 1,047 views

Earthquake Insurance
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 813 views