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SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's About Time! PUSD and teachers union *start* negotations

On the agenda for the Tue Feb 8, 2011 PUSD school board meeting (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgendas.cfm)...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 8, 2011 at 4:04 pm | 16 comments | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police pursue leads in Wal-Mart robbery

A woman gave a whole new meaning to customer service by holding up a cashier at the Pleasanton Wal-Mart's return counter...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 1, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 16 comments | 1558 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Changes coming to Shadow Cliffs

The water slides are coming down and shade structures are going up. These are two of the recommendations for Shadow Cliffs...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Inge, on Feb 28, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 16 comments | 1625 Views

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Rally today in Berkeley to defend education funding

Bay Area public school supporters will participate in a statewide day of action today to voice their support of the education...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Robin Hood in Reverse, on Mar 4, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 16 comments | 1253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E: separating the myths from the facts

There are certain ideas that most of us can agree on: Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8084...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 26, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 16 comments | 2108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Link to help you understand school funding.

http://www.k12newsnetwork.com/2011/05/ca-school-funding-map-tool/ Check this out. It may help you to understand the effects...

Original post made by Link to help you understand on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by split roll, on May 9, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 2293 Views

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City employees union agrees to retirement plan contributions for first time

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho announced last night that the city and it s Pleasanton City Employees Association--the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Good One!, on May 20, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 16 comments | 1499 Views

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City Council meets tonight to consider new employee contract

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. tonight to consider and possibly ratify a new two-year...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by You get what you pay for, on May 20, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 16 comments | 1537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Superintendent

The following letter was in yesterday's (May 20) edition. I have responded below. Thanks, school community Dear Editor, A...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by pot/kettle, on May 22, 2011 at 7:02 am | 16 comments | 1957 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cal State raises fees 12%, hikes one new president's salary by $100,000

California State University trustees approved a 12% tuition hike Tuesday that will take effect at Cal State East Bay and...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Freddy, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 16 comments | 1778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weeding

My yard has a lot of weeds but my kids can't tolerate Roundup and other such stuff. You know of some organic harmless...

Original post made by WeedHater on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Like a good neighbor, on Jul 25, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 16 comments | 1238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unusual Occurrance But not Maybe

This morning, my wife was on her way to work when she saw a "body" laying on a sidewalk in a small tot lot park near our...

Original post made by Scott Walsh on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 27, 2011 at 6:05 am | 16 comments | 2189 Views

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New GASB Pension Rules to Impact PLeasanton Balance Sheet

GASBís New Pension Accounting Rules Coming to Pleasanton The new rules being proposed by the Government Accounting Standards...

Original post made by Transparency Is Overdue on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Crazy Jake, on Aug 15, 2011 at 9:53 pm | 16 comments | 2346 Views

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Dennis Miller lives in Pleasanton????

Saw this on the web: "Really all this excitement over a 5.8 quake??? Come on East Coast, we have those for breakfast...

Original post made by OldTimer on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stagger Lee, on Aug 25, 2011 at 8:59 am | 16 comments | 2039 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama by the numbers

This montage of statements and then/now numbers are interesting. We are way worse off as compared to 2009 on almost every...

Original post made by Independent on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by b is a shill, on Oct 8, 2011 at 8:50 am | 16 comments | 1249 Views

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Prop. 8 appeal put back on track by State Supreme Court

Appeal proceedings in the legal battle over the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 were put back on track...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 22, 2011 at 9:25 am | 16 comments | 1364 Views

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Police log: Stoneridge Mall hit with four auto burglaries

Pleasanton was hit with 11 auto burglaries in a week, police reports show. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8243...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Former mall shopper, on Dec 6, 2011 at 11:18 am | 16 comments | 1549 Views

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Nurses at Eden Medical Center, 7 other hospitals to stage one-day strike today

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at Edens Medical Center in Castro Valley and seven other Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 16 comments | 1179 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Supreme Court Rules to Protect Privacy Rights (4th Amendment)

Good news. The Supreme Court just ruled that the police or government can't monitor people's movements with GPS tracking...

Original post made by Hurray on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Thats my Motto, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 16 comments | 1543 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Littering

Here's my take on some of the things wrong with the younger generation. Absolutely no pride in maintaining our surroundings,...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 4, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 16 comments | 1754 Views
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