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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save Pleasanton Schools - campaigning with fiction?

Save Pleasanton Schools posted a video of a KPIX news clip at the top of their home page. And on Sunday e-mailed a link to...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 15, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 65 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How will class sizes stay small even IF the parcel tax passes?

The economic uncertainty continues to unfold.... PUSD says the reserve fund will have $68,000 at fiscal year end. PUSD...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 28, 2009 at 5:57 am | 8 comments | 1179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Meeting 5/26/09 7 pm

School Board meeting this evening. Agenda and materials located here: http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgendas.cfm Included...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on May 27, 2009 at 10:42 am | 16 comments | 1399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Desperate, Measure G?

Today, I noticed Yes on G yard signs on city public property on the corner of Del Valle and Hopyard. This is clearly in violation...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 17 comments | 1390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G or Measure N?

Suppose there were two Measures on the ballot on June 2. The first is Measure G which if approved would cut the current...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 7 comments | 1247 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Throw the Bums Out! sign on 680

Congratulations to the person(s) who got this sign up on 680. I encourage everyone to register to vote. May 24 is the deadline....

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 7 comments | 1529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Say No to the Oakland Zoo countywide "Build a Theme Park" parcel tax

The City of Oakland Zoo, which already receives funding from the Hotel Tax in Oakland and pass through funds from EBRPD,...

Original post made by Taxation w/o representation on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:30 am | 9 comments | 1748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Inequities on the School Board

If the PUSD School Board chooses to put a parcel tax measure on a future ballot, can that decision be valid considering that...

Original post made by Taxation without representation? on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 67 comments | 1799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal

The recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal. It appears that our district will need to consider...

Original post made by Taxed Already on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 42 comments | 2171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BARTD Transportation Permanent Tax NOT good, NOT Fair

Tim Hunt's article on the Transportation Taxes (which is closed for comment) points out we already pay one-half-cent surcharge...

Original post made by Taxed already on Jan. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1029 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up with City Employee Contract?

Now that Fialho's attempt to grandstand and get hired by San Ramon has failed, does anyone know the status of the city employee...

Original post made by taxpayer on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on May 3, 2011 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pension Reform -- at last!

San Jose and San Diego voters have had enough, and they voted overwhelmingly for strict pension reform. http://www.mercurynews.com/elections/ci_20794968/san-jose-employee-unions-fi...

Original post made by taxpayer on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1016 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police Officers Abuse Disability

Tim Hunt comments that about the large number of PPD officers out on temporary disability. "currently the department has...

Original post made by taxpayer on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Jul 24, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 5 comments | 1244 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ca 500-plus 'special' funds;, Jerry wants more

CA has over 500 'special' funds....sort of 'slush' funds. Last week we learned of over $53 million in hidden state parks....

Original post made by Taxpayer on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ken Lay, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 1103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hogarty Needs Remedial English Class

Either Wm Hogarty is the most illiterate poster on this forum or someone is trying pretty hard to make him look that way....

Original post made by taxpayer on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 7, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 2654 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California pays scammers

Fraudulent MediCal claims are a 'career' for many, because they 'payoff'. Watch CNN, at 7:00 and/or 10:00 tonight for part...

Original post made by Taxpayer or Sucker on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Taxpayer or Sucker, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:38 am | 11 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

PARENTS BEWARE - your childs education is at stake

It isn't just the bankruptcy of "other" cities we need to concern ourselves with. While city pensionís issues make headlines...

Original post made by Taxpayers & Pensions on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 1366 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did Barbara Bush Really Say That?

I just read this today, and I thought it was a joke. Unforunately, it's not. Barbara Bush actually said, on March...

Original post made by Taylor on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by Gene, on Mar 2, 2008 at 12:01 pm | 12 comments | 3366 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Commander in Chief or Nanny Michelle's Fruit Picker?

President Obama is still so fixated on fundraising and divisive campaign tactics that major tragedies and world crises get...

Original post made by Tea Party Dave on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Sam Ramon, on Mar 21, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 959 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

That Obama's at it again!

Obama strikes at our free enterprise system again in another attempt to ruin our economy and implement his Radical Agenda...

Original post made by Tea Party Patriot on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on Oct 11, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 16 comments | 1112 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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Saving Water
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