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SCHOOLS & KIDS

More on the Fight over Seniority-based Layoffs

http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/05/07/governor-state-board-to-aclu-were-on-your-side/ Both the Governor and the State...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here come the Picnic Police!

http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_15450911 "Break the rules, bring in food or drink without a receipt...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:10 am | 15 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone Seen Harmer in Pleasanton?

I remember when McNerney was running against incumbent Pombo, he personally walked my neighborhood. Just wondering if anyone...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 15, 2010 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 773 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressional Voting Records

Here's an interesting site to view data about House Representatives and Senators, bills, and votes. It's called OpenCongress:...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 833 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Swinging Pendulum

Another example of a point I made earlier this week. http://www.insidebayarea.com/california/ci_16352215 In CD-11, neither...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 19, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 6 comments | 1031 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

LAO publishes CalFacts 2011

The Legislative Analyst Office has published an interesting collection of facts about California's economy and budget that...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerted Effort to Silence Free Speech

An ongoing, concerted effort to shutdown all reasoned and civil discourse on important issues facing our community is well...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 4, 2011 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting Started on Fundraising Now?

I am a supporter of donating money for education and prefer to donate directly rather than through a fundraiser company because...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by to just the facts, on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:50 am | 13 comments | 1761 Views

AROUND TOWN

The latest in the Oak Grove story

Looks like the Lins will be appealing. These things are never really over until all options have been exhausted by all parties....

Original post made by Stacey on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by b, on May 21, 2011 at 8:39 am | 3 comments | 959 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Crisis of Leadership

America is suffering right now from a crisis of leadership. Liberals have written off the Tea Party while failing to understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 903 Views

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 | 1461 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1796 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 851 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, 22 hours ago | 162 comments | 3755 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 892 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 | 2058 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1276 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. 1994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased need for child abuse prevention programs sprouts innovative fundraising efforts

Concord, CA May 17th, 2010. Its 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 | 1099 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 | 1422 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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