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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can a $2 million parcel tax protect $16 Billion of property value?

The Pleasanton Educated Voter Coalition is doing the math behind the parcel tax. Given top-level claims of Measure E supporters...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 4, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 35 comments | 1904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to attract and retain teachers - the Idaho way

Idaho is implementing reforms to phase out teacher tenure and provide merit pay. http://www.idahostatesman.com/legislature/ "Through...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 106 comments | 3345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD/Lydiksen illegal Measure E campaigning

For several weeks PUSD's taxpayer funded internet servers have been hosting Measure E campaigning. The Lydiksen PFC website...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Mar 30, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DELAY VOTING on Measure E

DELAY VOTING! Voters should delay voting until the results of the PUSD/union negotiations are completed. Voters need to...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by the Independent, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 27 comments | 2301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not One Dime (for Measure E)

Not *ONE* Dime, But FIFTEEN MILLION Dimes! The four page glossy mailer recently sent out by the Measure E campaign falsely...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by I wonder, on Apr 21, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 19 comments | 1445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD 9/13 School Board Meeting - AB 114 and Bond Refinancing

Two very important items are on the 9/13 PUSD School Board Agenda. The first is the report and discussion on the Citizen...

Original post made by Nomad on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Inquiring Mind, on Sep 12, 2011 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 1111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD and Fiscal Excellence? Repeating Failed Mission, Vision and Goals

PUSD is set to approve 2011-12 Goals at the 10/25 Board meeting (http://206.110.20.201/boardoftrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/faoct252011.pdf)...

Original post made by Nomad on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 7:23 pm | 22 comments | 1808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California PTA declares Class Warfare

The California PTA announced on Nov 30, 2011 support (http://hq-salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/6485/t/0/blastContent.jsp?email_blast_KEY=113198)...

Original post made by Nomad on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Geeneyuss, on Dec 5, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 15 comments | 1600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The (PUSD) Board Failed!"

Cries of "The (PUSD) Board Failed!" came from the audience at tonight's school board meeting after the motion to restore...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 3, 2012 at 8:21 am | 59 comments | 2976 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

JP Morgan and Governor Bown

If JP Morgan execs are going to resign over a $2B trading loss, then why isn't Governor Brown and his Finance Director resigning...

Original post made by Nomad on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on May 13, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 5 comments | 997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"A Great Day for Good Teachers"

Wouldn't it be nice if this could be the headlines all over the California news? Instead it's all over the New Jersey news,...

Original post made by Nomad on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 15, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 28 comments | 2160 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ban posts from Cholo

Please, please, please. PW- Do yourselves and your readers a favor and ban Cholo from posting (if you are capable of doing...

Original post made by NoMoCholo on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:23 am | 49 comments | 2558 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: "Obama Holds Off on Pool-Destroying Regulations til After Election"

How nice of him not to close thousands of swimming pools in this country until AFTER the election. What? Didn't hear...

Original post made by NoMoreSwimming on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by John, on May 28, 2012 at 5:35 pm | 7 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Shouting "Christians" Down Town

You can and will be sued if you harrass these people. Rumer has that the people who have been preaching downtown are affilaited...

Original post made by non confrontational on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by kanewj, on Mar 6, 2010 at 2:18 am | 13 comments | 1058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Baccalaureate Non-Denominational?

We attended the Baccalaureate for AVHS Seniors at the Cornerstone Church in Livermore yesterday. We were told that the event...

Original post made by Non-Denominational AVHS Parent on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by AH, on Jun 15, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 55 comments | 4289 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council Election being bought by deep pockets

Candidate Miller got his signs out before any other candidate, in fact BEFORE the agreed upon date. Several Google searches...

Original post made by Nona on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Issues? Sure!, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:51 am | 43 comments | 2086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Orange X in front of my house & Asphalt on sidewalk repairs?

OK. There is inquiry about the Black X showing up on sidewalks. I noticed yesterday that an orange X was on our sidewalk...

Original post made by Nonregistered on Aug. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1015 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Join the Impact

why isn't Pleasanton participating in this????? Do we all really support the passage of prop 8? come on folks, hit the...

Original post made by noon8supporter on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:23 am | 9 comments | 1904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote NO on Measure E

The public school systems here and everywhere in the US are insatiable for taxpayers to pay more. Tell them to manage their...

Original post made by NoOnE on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 6, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 46 comments | 2577 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Palin-ish

This YouTube chunk of excellence reminded me of Sarah Palin's farewell address. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScgFIKXKFkc&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebobcesca%2Ecom%2Fblog%2Darchiv...

Original post made by Norris on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Jul 28, 2009 at 6:42 am | 5 comments | 996 Views
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