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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Governor's budget proposals and their impact on public education

I found a fact sheet prepared by the office of the governor that provides some useful detail beyond what he said in his speech...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 1081 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cannabis Prejudice @ City Hall

My city has one time used its power to reword and take away my rights. Of the 60+ references to the term prohibit in the...

Original post made by wcollins on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by wcollins, on Feb 13, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 32 comments | 1081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The Lottery" - a must see movie

A must-see movie to further the dialogue on improving public education. Here is a review: (http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10001424052748704635204575242123324855474-lMyQjAxMT...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 4 comments | 1081 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. 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canned Food & Non Perishable Items

Please drop off your unwanted canned food and non perishable items to the VBC FOOD PANTRY Bin in front of Towne Center...

Original post made by teresa on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on May 3, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drug activity suspected in Livermore apartment complex explosion

Police have found evidence that an explosion Saturday at a Livermore apartment complex may be connected to illegal drug activity...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jen7, on May 25, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harp Extravaganza

Acclaimed professional harpist Celia Chan Valerio will be perform "For the Love of Harp" at 3 p.m., Sunday, June 12, at the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Betty , on Jun 10, 2011 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats, At what point will you say our Federal Government has over-reached their boundaries?

In your opinion, Democrats, what are the limits of our Fed Government? At what point will you say the Federal Government...

Original post made by Chris on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2011 at 9:39 pm | 7 comments | 1081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California to receive up to $1.8 billion in mortgage relief agreement

Bay Area homeowners who were victims of mortgage fraud could see relief soon thanks to a $25 billion agreement reached between...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:32 am | 4 comments | 1081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Have an opinion on Shadow Cliffs? Come to a scoping meeting May 4

The East Bay Regional Park District is in the process of making a new land use plan for Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 5, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 1080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cost of California's Bureaucracy to Education

http://www.nolanchart.com/article6302.html "Most K-12 teachers would be shocked to know that the California Commission...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Transbay Tube delays this weekend, warns BART

BART's Transbay Tube is undergoing maintenance and repair work this weekend, and BART officials anticipate 20- to 40-minute...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Jun 1, 2011 at 1:45 am | 5 comments | 1080 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

States with the best business climates

Countering the recent, unsubstantiated claim that California is not losing businesses to more business-friendly states like...

Original post made by liberalism is a disease on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Feb 9, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 1080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation Task Force meets tomorrow

The Pleasanton Historic Preservation Task Force will meet starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in city facilities at...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mr Cheney, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What a teacher has to say about Measure G

This was posted on another thread. I know that some of the Yes on G people will immediately say that this wasn't really...

Original post made by parent on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 27, 2009 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 1079 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Granting Funds to Cancer Patients

The Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation is granting funds to Tri-Valley cancer patients to use toward complementary...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Member, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1079 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

White House Move to Collect 'Fishy' Info May Be Illegal, Critics Say

Duh!?!?! Where is the outrage from the left that would have materialized if the Bush administration had done this? Does...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Aug 10, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 13 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter Lands at Sports Park

How can the news of a county supervisors son being injuried badly enough for a helicopter to land at the sports park not...

Original post made by Caren on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by GiveThemABreak, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin leaders to discuss downtown plan tomorrow night

In a report in his "Around Dublin" column, John Zukoski notes that the Dublin City Council and Planning Commission will hold...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by eva, on Dec 5, 2009 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 1079 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friday 5-28 Street wise question

I would just like to voice my disgust for Mr. Trevor Monizís response in todayís Streetwise question. Sir you need to take...

Original post made by Steven on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mitch, on Jun 1, 2010 at 7:08 pm | 5 comments | 1079 Views
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Selma Soliloquy
By Tom Cushing | 12 comments | 1,483 views

Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,361 views