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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools receiving $4.25 million in ARRA funding for general purpose with more money in June

The California Department of Education just released how much each district gets for ARRA fund (released on Saturday at:...

Original post made by Jay on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Fairlands Resident, on May 11, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 30 comments | 2046 Views

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Little Hoover Commission plan rolls back pensions for current workers

The Sacramento Bee today announced "The bipartisan Little Hoover Commission recommended today that California state and local...

Original post made by jay on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Steve is right!!!, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:50 pm | 13 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Textbooks: A road is INFRAstructure

I am a resident of Pleasanton and I hold a Masters degree in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Environmental Planning....

Original post made by Jay Green on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by JohnGodfreySaxe, on Feb 1, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 29 comments | 1093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Money Myth: School Resources, Outcomes, and Equity

This is the title of a book released this year (author W. Norton Grubb). Some good things from a write-up on the book: Can...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Love is blind, on May 22, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1526 Views

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"Our Lives, Our Fortunes, Our Sacred Honor" by Rush Limbaugh, Jr.

"Our lives, our fortunes, our sacred honor" by Rush H. Limbaugh, Jr. (as published in the July 1996 edition of The Limbaugh...

Original post made by Jean on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 5, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 7 comments | 1609 Views

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Obama's Intentions You Ask? It's CRITICAL That You Read About the "CLOWARD-PIVEN STRATEGY"- SCARY for ALL (Both Dems & Repubs)

Obama's real intentions should scare all US citizens -- both Democrats and Republicans -- who care about this country. Obama...

Original post made by Jean on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Love Palin, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 30 comments | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the party affiliation of local candidates?

We just moved here recently and I have a difficult time assessing the local candidates without knowing their party affiliation....

Original post made by Jean on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 20, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 22 comments | 1700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident Hansen at Hopyard

Anyone know anything about the injury accident that happened this afternoon. Has Hansen Dr closed. A woman appeared very...

Original post made by Jeanine on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by TK, on Mar 20, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hit and Run on St. John - Friday- NEED YOUR HELP!

My car, a green Honda Odyssey was plowed into and heavily damaged by a hit and run driver of a CHAMPAGNE COLORED DUALLY PICK...

Original post made by Jeanne on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 9 comments | 1590 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pitbull attack in Birdland

Just read about this in this week's PW. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family who's dog was mauled by these two pitbulls....

Original post made by Jeannie on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Puppy Bowl, on Feb 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 8 comments | 3450 Views

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Mark Curtis blogging from the Inauguration

Hi everyone! It's Mark Curtis...from www.MarkCurtisMedia.com. I will be reporting and blogging from Washington, DC for the...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2455 Views

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Mark Curtis Blog: America Has a New Hero from Danville

By Mark Curtis - Posted on January 17th, 2009 (Danville, California) With all the excitement and fanfare surrounding...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2796 Views

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Mark Curtis Blog: California Tuskegee Airmen Head to Inauguration

California Tuskegee Airmen Head to Inauguration By Mark Curtis “Welcome to the Obama Express!” said the flight attendant,...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 10372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Report on the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene

The following is the text of the official police report on the arrest of the Rev. Padraig (Patrick) Greene by the Oakland...

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 27, 2007 at 4:35 am | 9 comments | 18118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix School Funding - Get Local Control

Join me in supporting an initiative to allow CA school districts local control to raise funds to support their programs....

Original post made by Jeff on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by No way!, on Feb 15, 2010 at 5:44 am | 29 comments | 1615 Views

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Government-Run Health Care Plan Worse Than Anyone Imagined

(from http://www.cfif.org/htdocs/freedomline/current/in_our_opinion/Government-Run-Health-Care-Plan-Worse-Than-Anyone-Imagined.html...

Original post made by Jeff on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Haica, on Dec 28, 2009 at 6:54 am | 16 comments | 2287 Views

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Newly Elected NY Congressman, Bill Owens, Breaks 4 Campaign Promises in 1st Hour After Swearing In......

Could be a record for breaking promises from yet another mis-representative... http://www.gouverneurtimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7623:owens-to-break-cam...

Original post made by Jeff on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 1098 Views

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Massachusetts Miracle

I love it. Are you taking notes, Mr. McNerney? We are fed up with you ramming horrible and unwanted bills down our throats....

Original post made by Jeff on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jan 22, 2010 at 1:46 am | 7 comments | 16438 Views

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Eye-Opening Article: Obama's Plans = Goals of Communist Party of USA

This year-old article is eye-opening to those who have not yet been awakened to what Obama's "Hope and Change" is all about....

Original post made by Jeff on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 1171 Views

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Where is T. Coleman Andrews when you need him most?

Note at the bottom who wrote this letter: Congress [in implementing the Sixteenth Amendment] went beyond merely enacting...

Original post made by Jeff on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Apr 16, 2010 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 1273 Views
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School trustees move decisively
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 958 views