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Award Winning New Documentary Film on (the Failure of) Public Schools: "TheCartel"

"The Cartel" is an award winning new documentary film about the failure of public schools in America...especially New Jersey....

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Orin, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 794 Views

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McNerney: "Eliminate the Middle Class"

It is the goal of the Obama Administration, including Jerry McNerney, to completely eliminate the middle class in America....

Original post made by Pete on Sep. 19, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 43 comments | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosterman/Wal-Mart

In a recent Mayor's report, Mayor Hosterman commented on the possible explanation of a Legislative action vs. a Ministerial...

Original post made by Pete on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mrs. B, on Feb 9, 2012 at 11:16 am | 112 comments | 3432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GATE Plan Flawed

Everyone is talking about cutting administrators. I agree! Look at the GATE plan or the school site plans. How much money...

Original post made by Peter on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 1, 2008 at 5:12 pm | 10 comments | 2149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get out and vote June 2nd

The "NO" voters need to get out and vote on June 2nd. If the "NO" voters stay home thinking that the vote they would have...

Original post made by Peter on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 28, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 15 comments | 1236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD District Administrators Get Jobs Back

Business as usually at PUSD: If you have not looked at the Board agenda for Monday night, take a look, yes Monday night...

Original post made by Peter on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Yo OMG, on Jun 23, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 29 comments | 1827 Views

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Why No One Invades Switzerland

This may be one reason why no one invades Switzerland. >>> http://www.brasschecktv.com/page/754.html BTW:...

Original post made by Peter on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 4, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 6 comments | 904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign the on-line petition if you believe PUSD should revert to the prior lice policy and communicate to parents in the class

See this KTVU news story http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/pleasanton-school-district-starts-new-policy-for/vr46Y/ If you...

Original post made by petition on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:22 pm | 24 comments | 1341 Views

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California economic judgement day is coming this Friday!

California, because of runaway spending and high taxation has an 18.6 bilion dollar budget looming in addition to a 13% unemployment...

Original post made by Petra on May. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 778 Views

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Sonic Boom? Today Dec 13 before noon?

I am the only one who heard multiple 'sonic boom' like sounds outdoors today? I believe it was this morning before noon and...

Original post made by Petra on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mojo, on Dec 18, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 5 comments | 765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Illegal cash-out bond refunding

At the 3/22 PUSD school board meeting, a citizen raised concerns about trusting PUSD with more taxpayer funds (via Measure...

Original post made by PEVC on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:31 pm | 220 comments | 6055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Lobbies to Lower Taxpayer Protections

Debbie Look, Pleasanton resident, is the Director of Legislation for the California PTA. http://www.capta.org/sections/basics/board-of-directors.cfm Debbie...

Original post made by PEVC on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 4, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 1357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Parcel Tax heading towards Feb 1, 2011 board vote

At the 12/14/10 PUSD school board meeting Superintendent Ahmadi provided an update on the district's work and plans on the...

Original post made by PEVCatVC on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:05 am | 55 comments | 3024 Views

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pleasanton-Livermore 08/18,3rd Annual Purple Heart Tour

we are inviting all the communities Of Pleasanton & Livermore to come out and stand on the side of the Road along The escort...

Original post made by PGR on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gasland Documentary on HBO

If you want to get a glimpse into the future of America's self-reliant energy needs, then go watch Gasland on HBO. It shows...

Original post made by Phew on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 6, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 7 comments | 828 Views

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Anyone here have regrets in voting for Obama?

If you voted for Obama, are you beginning to have your doubts? Just curious. ...

Original post made by phil on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by furloughed middle-class, on Feb 23, 2010 at 12:12 am | 90 comments | 2763 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buying from bankrupt automakers

What are the thoughts on buying from a broke automaker? Chrysler filed for chapter 11 protection and GM will be owned 50%...

Original post made by Phil on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 1, 2009 at 11:51 am | 8 comments | 1218 Views

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Republicans at it again

The Republicans can't stop looking clownish. "Republicans will call two New Haven firefighters to testify in the confirmation...

Original post made by Phil on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 14, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 8 comments | 1004 Views

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Congressional Social Security

Congress has not even resolved the healthcare bill and now Robert Gibbs mentioned yesterday that next up will be revisiting...

Original post made by Phil Day on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 30, 2009 at 7:20 am | 6 comments | 960 Views

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Book Donations

Do you have any books lying around your house collecting dust? Why not donate them to Hart Middle School? We are in...

Original post made by Phil Vergon on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 443 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,375 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 925 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 31 comments | 830 views