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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Dec 23, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 57 comments | 1838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Joan Laursen, president of the Pleasanton PTA Council, announced today that she will seek election to the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharolyn, on Apr 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 57 comments | 2858 Views

SPORTS

AVHS Sports ...no music? no play by play? no fun!

After being told last week that there should be no music or announcing at AVHS athletic events I'm just wondering...

Original post made by Janis Giovacchini on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hamster, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 57 comments | 3686 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone sick of Sarah Palin and her "victimhood"?

Here is a good article for anyone who is sick of Sarah Palin whining and playing the victim. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/15/ED10187F2P.DTL...

Original post made by Tony M. on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by George, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 57 comments | 2358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors want downtown holiday skating rink put on ice for now

An already-announced outdoor ice skating rink at downtown's Delucchi Park for the coming Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bait/Switch, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:14 am | 57 comments | 2536 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Planned progress' continues with Oak Grove

My name is Kathleen Hart-Hinek. I'm a 44-year resident of Pleasanton. I will be voting Yes on Measure D at the June 8 election....

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hill Resident, on May 12, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 57 comments | 4328 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area Democratic leaders praise Obama's 'State of the Union' address

Bay Area Democratic officials praised President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 57 comments | 4601 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart market bid goes to city planners tonight

An overflow crowd is expected to jam the 227-seat Firehouse Arts Center starting at 7 p.m. tonight as the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted, on Mar 22, 2012 at 1:16 pm | 57 comments | 3179 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's closes 2 more stores as union talks continue over wages, benefits

West Sacramento-based Raley's has announced that it will close its stores in Pittsburg and Woodland, adding to four stores...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 57 comments | 6082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon arrested for gross vehicular manslaughter, felony DUI

It was a scene riddled with emotion last Thursday as the arraignment for Katie McKewon, who faces gross vehicular manslaughter...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by linasandy, on Sep 19, 2008 at 2:32 am | 57 comments | 4903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wrong Tax, Wrong Time Rally and March

I am calling on all of us that have investigated all of the issues, have educated ourselves on Measure G, and have firmly...

Original post made by No on G! on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Me too, on May 6, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 56 comments | 2433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD serious about a parcel tax?

I had dinner with some friends tonight and one said that it is almost a sure thing that PUSD will try to pass a parcel tax....

Original post made by Parcel tax? on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Get Educated, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 56 comments | 3510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprised on high district pensions!

I had always thought that school district employees were fairly paid but not highly paid. Then I went to www.CaliforniaPensionReform.com...

Original post made by Jill on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 2, 2011 at 8:44 am | 56 comments | 5610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REMINDER TO VOTE NO ON MEASURE E

If you do not vote on Measure E, you will be paying the extra tax. The pro-tax campaign is heavily financed and they have...

Original post made by Not another PUSD tax on Apr. 24, 2011
Last comment by TeaPartyProud, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 56 comments | 3488 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What Health Care Reform Package means for California families

In an analysis of the Health Care Reform Package and what it means for California families, the office of Congressman Jerry...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 23, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 56 comments | 2079 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2008: Hope & change - 2012: hypocrisy & change of positions

We have a President who rode in to office on a the phrase hope and change. Now, as a video shows us, we have hypocrisy. http://youtu.be/KVDs9mSG3AA We...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 23, 2012 at 11:04 am | 56 comments | 7290 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 | 2814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family calls 'anti-Christian disturbance' at the mall a misunderstanding

Family members of a man recently arrested for an alleged robbery and anti-Christian disturbance at Stoneridge Shopping Center...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by assopsPumma, on Aug 17, 2010 at 5:35 am | 56 comments | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inactive & Returning Catholics

The event is from 7-9 p.m. April 7 - May 12 meeting every Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Dr. Inactive...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 56 comments | 2808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Employee Proposed Contract Falls Way Short

The City published the proposed new PCEA (Miscellaneous Employees) last night, and it is a significant disappointment. It...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 56 comments | 3010 Views
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