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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop. 8 Unconstitutional

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/02/07/BA1H1N3T1H.DTL&tsp=1 Tyranny of the majority struck out! ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 32 comments | 1550 Views

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Wal-Mart replacing Nob Hill

As it says in the staff report, Wal-Mart applied for a Zoning Certificate to operate a supermarket as a permitted use at...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by SherryG, on Feb 13, 2012 at 7:44 am | 1 comment | 1881 Views

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New Housing Element Adopted - What's Next?

State law requires local jurisdictions like Pleasanton to plan for their share of the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA)....

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 14, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 919 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The President Steps Up

This one's for you, Steve of Parkside. It takes a big man to apologize to a private citizen (putting herself out there)...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:28 am | 162 comments | 3958 Views

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Freedom of Speech and the Cost of Participation

I thought this post was well-written and deserved its own topic. It came from the thread about the house fire in Chico. =========== Posted...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 17, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 12 comments | 972 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare law upheld!

I'm pleasantly surprised to see that Justice Roberts figured out that the individual mandate is a form of tax. There is...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:02 am | 56 comments | 2216 Views

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PW Website Facilitates Cyberbullying

Pleasanton Weekly, when are you going to put an end to the facilitation of cyberbullying on your website? Clearly, Marvin...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 13, 2012 at 9:24 pm | 7 comments | 1428 Views

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. 2103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased need for child abuse prevention programs sprouts innovative fundraising efforts

Concord, CA – May 17th, 2010. It’s 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 | 1139 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 | 1509 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 | 7922 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. 1227 Views

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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 | 1110 Views

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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 | 1237 Views

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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 | 749 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. 1051 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 | 1776 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 | 2751 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 | 1604 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 | 1654 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
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“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
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