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SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC regents raise undergraduate fees by 32% starting next fall

The University of California Board of Regents finance committee Wednesday approved a budget plan that includes steep hikes...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cal Student, on Dec 12, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 32 comments | 1897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hometown Holiday Parade kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Saturday

A total of 73 parade entry groups are prepping for the Hometown Holiday Parade this Saturday, to be held in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Gina, on Dec 1, 2012 at 7:40 pm | 32 comments | 1938 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Popular downtown Chinese eatery Panda Restaurant to close

Panda Restaurant, a popular Chinese restaurant on West Angela Street, will be closing its doors later this month after the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Feb 27, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 1567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Alternative Expense Reductions?

The first of several "Special Board Meetings" is scheduled for January 5, 2010. Agenda and Board Packet is posted here (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgend...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2009 at 6:50 pm | 32 comments | 1247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burnt out teacher should take a break

Please read all the way through to end. This teacher's post was on another thread and that thread was shut down. I think...

Original post made by Pro teachers, but this one is burned out on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by lucy, on Mar 5, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 32 comments | 1601 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cannabis Prejudice @ City Hall

My city has one time used its power to reword and take away my rights. Of the 60+ references to the term prohibit in the...

Original post made by wcollins on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by wcollins, on Feb 13, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 32 comments | 1041 Views

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Whaddya know? There is a Republican healthcare reform plan?

The party of no? GOP proposal to reform Medicare without cutting benefits to any person over 55 and utilizing the power of...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sandra, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 32 comments | 1264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ott says he won't seek re-election to the Pleasanton school board

Jim Ott, a member of the Pleasanton school board since 2006, said yesterday that he will not seek reelection to the board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Interesting comment?, on Mar 11, 2010 at 11:03 am | 32 comments | 1228 Views

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Obama's assault on public schools

Fastinating that the teachers were some of the biggest supporters of Obama and now he is turning on them. http://www.wsws.org/articles/2010/mar2010/scho-m13.shtml...

Original post made by Bobby on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by true American, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 32 comments | 1406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board voting on reducing taxpayer protection

A March 23 board of trustees meeting agenda item is to support the initiative to reduce voter threshold for education parcel...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:37 pm | 32 comments | 1334 Views

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let's go to Mexico!!!!!

Dear President Obama:  I'm planning to move my family and extended family into Mexico and I would like to ask you to assist...

Original post made by Kelly on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 32 comments | 1153 Views

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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 | 1136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman charged in multiple crashes well over legal limit, court records say

A Pleasanton woman facing multiple charges following a multiple hit and run in April had a blood alcohol content of .28 --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Lisa Schoof, on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:46 am | 32 comments | 1265 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal judge's ruling against state's same-sex marriage ban on hold as Prop. 8 backers plan appeal

A federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday struck down Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, saying that...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by why the H8???, on Aug 9, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 32 comments | 1272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Was this a Pleasanton principal??

[If not, shudda been!] ...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by one of "those" teachers from another district, on Sep 2, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 32 comments | 3118 Views

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Proposition 23 -- The Big Oil Initiative

Proposition 23 aims to suspend implementation of AB32, the Air Pollution Control law, but it's written in a way to make Californians...

Original post made by Rae on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 32 comments | 1029 Views

AROUND TOWN

CUT THE FAT FROM THE TOP FOR SCHOOL SUCCESS

Is it me, or is the answer to ALL the schools problems is cutting the FAT FROM THE TOP in our school district. It's the same...

Original post made by Main Street & Main Stream on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on Nov 17, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 32 comments | 1866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension Obligations Bankrupt Town

This is what can, and will, happen to Pleasanton if the council does not take action to reduce pension benefits NOW. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Alabama-Towns-Failed-Pension-nyti...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 26, 2010
Last comment by I can count, can you?, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 32 comments | 1877 Views

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Snowboard accident lands Foothill grad in intensive care

A snowboard jump at Northstar-at-Tahoe last Sunday landed Foothill High grad Eric Cavalli, 18, in Renown Regional Medical...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Mar 3, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 32 comments | 2528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E - Simple Economics - What's the ROI on a $392 tax?

Putting aside the debate on school funding entirely, and looking at Measure E from a personal economic standpoint only, I...

Original post made by Jill on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 32 comments | 2265 Views
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 836 views

Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 744 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 244 views