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California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1167 Views

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Obama mortgage rescue bill

After months of trying to redo my loan and since contacting B of A, McNerney, and Dianne Feinstein I have still gotten no...

Original post made by Henry on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 1167 Views

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PW Market Livermore

I just heard that the PW market on Vasco is closing. Does anyone know if it will be turned into another market?...

Original post made by Millie on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 19, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

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Get ready for toll increases!

Well let's see folks. Revenues are down for bridge retrofits because people using the bridges for commuting is down, because...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Peon Moonbeam, on Oct 15, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 15 comments | 1167 Views

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Teen charged with felony afterschool fight

What started as an afterschool fight between "five or six kids" led to a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon against...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 9, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 31 comments | 1167 Views

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Baseball axed as varsity sport at UC Berkeley

It's been said that baseball is as American as apple pie, but men's baseball will no longer be a varsity sport at UC Berkeley...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 19 comments | 1167 Views

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Handicaped Person in Wheelchair with Dog Crossing

On my way to work every morning down Valley Ave. just past Santa Rita Rd. I am forever amazed at a lady in a motorized wheelchair...

Original post made by Don on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 10, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 1167 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

We the People: then and now

It's a chicken-and-egg question: Do the students who participate in We the People succeed because of the intensive civics...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Christina, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1167 Views

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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 | 1167 Views

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Tri-Valley mayors team up to bring back federal money

Four Tri-Valley mayors are joining forces to gain federal funding for local projects during the U.S. Conference of Mayors...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Another junket?, on Jan 19, 2012 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1167 Views

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Go 'Disease' Mocker Go !!

Thank you 'disease' mocker. Love your mocking and ridicule...beat mittens at her own game. If only Gina would or could block...

Original post made by Boycott on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Liberalism is worse then a disease, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 1167 Views

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Santa Clara jury acquited the victim abuse case

The Atty General in PA, after the Sandusky fiasco, said from now on the victims/children will be heard. Today the Santa...

Original post made by Watcher on Jul. 5, 2012
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will PUSD Cut CSR?

The ball is in the School Board Trustees' court now. The State has given them flexibility in CSR rules and other categorical...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Agree with Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1166 Views

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WELFARE FOR CHIMPS (TO BE PROVIDED BY THE CHUMPS)

Think you've heard it all regarding the screwball proposals that come out of Washington D.C. Are you ready for this...

Original post made by Monkey Money on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 7 comments | 1166 Views

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Character appreciation

When it comes to setting goals, the people of Pleasanton often refer back to the basics that have helped shape this community...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 11 comments | 1166 Views

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MAN FLEEING DEPUTIES CRASH INTO TREE IN PLEASANTON

Man fleeing deputies crashes into tree in Pleasanton By Sophia Kazmi Contra Costa Times Posted: 08/12/2010 04:53:36...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Aug. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1166 Views

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How much money was spent on the war in Iraq?

Welcome home to our troops who fought for a war that was started to rid Iraq of weapons of mass destruction it did not have....

Original post made by SCUBAMom on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 1166 Views

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Federal judge strikes down U.S. law that states marriage is union of man, woman only

A federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday struck down the U.S. Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as the union...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:50 am | 8 comments | 1166 Views

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City Council votes on Botox BAN

The City Council will be voting on a proposed special election, to BAN any further Botox Spa's in Pleasanton! Stay tuned!...

Original post made by Julie on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1165 Views

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McKeehan now chair at community's own ValleyCare

Former Pleasanton City Manager Deborah McKeehan has been elected chairwoman of the ValleyCare Health System board of directors,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by No kidding, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1165 Views
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