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AROUND TOWN

Traffic Accident???

Did anyone see the car accident on Wed. afternoon on the corner of Vineyard and Bernal? A car hit the traffic light pole...

Original post made by jason on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 12, 2008 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 2723 Views

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SFGate: Walkway welds spark Dublin delays

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/09/BAQJ195ONH.DTL "The opening of the $80 million West Dublin...

Original post made by Jason on Aug. 10, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Am I the only one that will say NO to any parcel tax?

Headline says it all......

Original post made by Jason on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:54 am | 68 comments | 2652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chevron Moving to Texas

Chevron announced that it's moving 800 jobs from San Ramon to Texas. No doubt the first of more moves to come. If the average...

Original post made by jason on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Good Move Chevron, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 25 comments | 5799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A Well-Written Editorial on the Deming Case by Gina Channel-Allen

One of the PW editors wrote what I think is a very good and balanced editorial on the recent press release by the Deming...

Original post made by Jason on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by DJohns, on Sep 21, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 2438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LA Times Story on Teacher Effectiveness

Link is here: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-value-added-20110508,0,930050.story It is a study of teacher effectiveness...

Original post made by javadoc on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by javadoc, on May 12, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 11 comments | 2346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Education Bill Gotchas

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/30/3737655/browns-countdown-day-172-california.html This is why I do not want unionized...

Original post made by javadoc on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 5, 2011 at 6:44 am | 13 comments | 3117 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Advice for Parcel Tax 3.0

From the perspective of an outsider who has been following this saga from not-too-afar, drawing liberally from comments made...

Original post made by javadoc on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by javadoc, on May 6, 2011 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Schools Receiving $2.5 million extra for Special Education

I heard at this weeks budget advisory committee meeting that not only did Pleasanton receive the $2.1 million in federal...

Original post made by jay on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 10, 2009 at 10:12 pm | 36 comments | 2131 Views

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 | 2128 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1482 Views

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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 | 1153 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 | 1554 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"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 | 1680 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1781 Views

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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 | 1744 Views

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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 | 1027 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 | 1613 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 | 3617 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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
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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
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“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
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My New Letter to President Trump
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