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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Police Parked Near Schools?

What is the deal with Pleasanton Police Department having Pleasanton police in patrol cars sitting for hours on the side...

Original post made by Nothing Better to Do? on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 9, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 25 comments | 7493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 4521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Teacher Tenure Lawsuit

Day 13 of the trial ended today. Seven more days of testimony is expected, and it will be some weeks or months before the...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Feb 17, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 25 comments | 2176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board set to vote on possible modified calendar

The Pleasanton school board is set to vote on the instructional calendar for the 2015-16 school year in open session at next...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by shocked parent, on Jun 23, 2014 at 10:44 am | 25 comments | 7801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen, Miller lead Pleasanton school board race

Incumbent Joan Laursen and challenger Mark Miller were elected Tuesday to the Pleasanton school board – with Laursen leading...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 25 comments | 8370 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Auto Industry Bailout - what do you think?

The automobile industry wants federal help, our hard-earned income taken as taxes. Has anyone asked - why NOT let the weaker...

Original post made by Carl on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 10, 2008 at 5:44 am | 25 comments | 2589 Views

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The Influence on Mainstram Media on Adolescents

To those of you who have ever doubted your own beauty, been called something you’re not because you look a certain way,...

Original post made by Annie Wu on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Vickie, on Apr 13, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 2780 Views

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Bay Area leaders praise Obama's nominee to Supreme Court

Bay Area political leaders Tuesday praised President Obama's nomination of federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:43 am | 25 comments | 2367 Views

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Unemployemnt NOW 10% 476,000 Jobs LOST in June

Unemployment NOW 10% 476,000 Jobs LOST in June! Based upon whats been working and whats NOT been working to stimulate...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Pedro, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 25 comments | 2010 Views

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AARP - A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - Beware

I just received an email from AARP (I've been a member for nearly 10 years) urging me to voice my opinion on healthcare reform...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 28, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 25 comments | 1907 Views

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For the record:

The first czar in the USA was appointed by Pres. Reagan. The use of czars was then expanded under George W. Bush. I believe...

Original post made by saj on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 25 comments | 1330 Views

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Article: "DNC Failed to Certify Obama as Eligible in MOST States"

Fascinating, if true. Evidently it is. We'll see if this story has "legs." It certainly will not be covered in the mainstream...

Original post made by Gene on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by John McCain, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 25 comments | 1714 Views

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Fox News is to journalism what professional wrestling is to sport

You know how you can tell that Fox News Channel is a wingnut propaganda outfit? They collectively behave like whiny victims...

Original post made by Steven Y on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 25 comments | 1424 Views

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Obama announces troop increase in Afghanistan...I think

So after listening to President Obama's speech about adding additional troops in Afghanistan how do you feel? Do we know...

Original post made by einstein on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 25 comments | 1483 Views

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BREAKING NEWS: McNerney Votes in Favor of the Greatest Ever Assault on Free-Speech In America

McNerney simply has to be defeated in November if we want to protect what is remaining of our US Constitution. "The DISCLOSE...

Original post made by Concerned American on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Jun 29, 2010 at 8:00 am | 25 comments | 1305 Views

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Why Isn't Anti-Palestinism Condemned As A Hate Crime

This article just makes too much "sense". Who wants to argue with "common sense". Enter cholo, and certifiable stacy, have...

Original post made by mark on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 6, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 25 comments | 1352 Views

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Graph of the Day

Unemployment Under different U.S. House Majorities: (Source for the unemployment figures: a spreadsheet taken yesterday...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jul 11, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 25 comments | 1650 Views

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The Unfair Focus on Bachmann Headaches

I would like to think I'm a rationale human being. I look at the news and get upset just like everyone else. Unfortunately,...

Original post made by Holden on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rivera, on Jul 26, 2011 at 10:53 am | 25 comments | 2650 Views

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California workers, Dems want to give you a 3% pay cut

The California Legislature, dominated by Democrats who hold a majority just shy of 2/3, have had difficulty convincing the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 2, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 3509 Views

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Beyond Bias: Media Blackballs Anti-Obama Book (No. 1 on NYT Times for 4th Week)

This is wayyyy beyond being biased. As the author of the following article states, "this is an in-kind contribution to Obama...

Original post made by Beyond Biased Media on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:17 am | 25 comments | 3127 Views
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