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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 | 1410 Views

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Pleasanton attorney sues Oakland for misappropriating $20 million in tax funds

Marleen Sacks, a Pleasanton attorney who lives in Oakland, sued that city a second time yesterday, charging that it is continuing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by D W, on Mar 19, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador and Foothill High Schools Advance in State "We The People" Competition

Amador Valley HS and Foothill HS from Pleasanton are two of the 5 teams that advanced to the final round of the CA State...

Original post made by AVFan on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Amador Mom, on Feb 6, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 1409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents find $8M deficit hard to swallow

Pleasanton Unified School District is now preparing to make $8 million in reductions to next year's budget, and parents aren't...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Another Mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 11:46 am | 11 comments | 1409 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry is running, and he is running his mouth

Not McNerney today, but our ex Governor Jerry Brown. The ex-mayor of Oakland was out for a run the other day and ran into...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by tango, on Jun 17, 2010 at 12:39 am | 32 comments | 1409 Views

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Weekly Censors "human trafficking" for the third time

CNN is doing a massive campaign for the cause of HUMAN TRAFFICKING http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/24/sanctuary-in-cambodian-child-sex-village/ 900,000...

Original post made by Author on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by My opinion, on Oct 30, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 6 comments | 1409 Views

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On the Road to Impeachment: Distinctions Matter, Big Time

The House Hearings on Benghazi have nearly concluded, and what we have learned is that an 'act of terror' is not the same...

Original post made by Darryl on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on May 14, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

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Union contract leading to cutbacks, revenue losses at AC Transit

Describing its financial situation as bleak, AC Transit officials said that because its drivers' union failed to compromise...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by SpeakUpJerry!, on Sep 12, 2010 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1409 Views

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Stars of TV show 'Mythbusters' to speak to Dublin students today

Stars of the television show "MythBusters" are returning to Dublin today to speak to students about science and engineering...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by cannonBaller, on Feb 23, 2012 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1409 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 | 1408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arkin's early budget idea finally clarified

Interesting article in the Independent explaining the truth about trustee Arkin's budget ideas earlier this year. The last...

Original post made by Independent reader on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 29, 2009 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1408 Views

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FYI : Help Defeat Health Care Bill

Colleagues, The U.S. Senate, under the cloistered actions of Harry Reid, will be attempting to ramrod through a 2000+...

Original post made by Ana on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Dec 20, 2009 at 12:10 am | 9 comments | 1408 Views

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Remembering Mike Wallace, Icon of Broadcast Investigative Journalism

Sorry to hear that Mike Wallace passed away over the weekend. Who can forget those classic 60 minutes episodes and Mike...

Original post made by Too bad on Apr. 8, 2012
Last comment by ., on Apr 9, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1408 Views

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new motto for PLEASANTON hi-tech professionals...

Carpe Diem - seize the day! Carpal Diem - seize the mouse every day! Carpal Tunnel Diem - seize the mouse too...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 15, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 6 comments | 1408 Views

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Thanks PW, you did a good thing today

The PW has made a positive step in the right direction today in a possible attempt to get the forum once again pointed in...

Original post made by T.H. on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by you got it right, on Oct 30, 2009 at 9:05 am | 9 comments | 1408 Views

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Hundreds join in National Night Out festivities here

Hundreds turned out Tuesday night in 36 different Pleasanton neighborhoods for the city's annual participation in National...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 1408 Views

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Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1408 Views

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Proponent of a new marriage initiative gets OK to start process for putting measure on state ballot

Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that the proponent of a new initiative that would eliminate the law allowing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 19, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 1408 Views

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English Conservation class today

Pleasanton Library hosts the English Conversation classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays; noon to 1 p.m., Wednesdays; and...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Pat, on Jul 28, 2010 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 1408 Views

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Court hearing continues today in shooting death of Kate Steinle

A preliminary hearing will continue today before San Francisco Superior Court Judge Brendan P. Conroy in the shooting death...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 1408 Views
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