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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 | 3147 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1052 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 | 1900 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 | 1916 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2649 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 | 2296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E - Expensive Out of Town Consultants Funding AND Running Campaign

The Support Pleasanton Schools campaign has just filed their expense reports with Alameda County and their single largest...

Original post made by Samantha on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 26, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 32 comments | 2277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If You Could Control the PUSD Budget

A grassroots movement has begun to maintain CSR, proving many in the community feel this is important enough to justify the...

Original post made by Really! Really! on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 22, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 32 comments | 2532 Views

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US Supreme Court rules California must immediately release approximately 37,000 prisoners.

Today, May 23rd., the United States Supreme court ruled in favor of the plainiff by a 6-2 margin that California do to prison...

Original post made by Martha on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Just Another American, on May 25, 2011 at 11:21 am | 32 comments | 1922 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen drug abuse is rampant say cops, counselors

It could happen to your child and your family. That was the message Tuesday morning at a Hart Middle School meeting to discuss...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by George, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 32 comments | 2559 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

unregistered comments on Castlewood union protests

Just thought I'd start a thread that doesn't require registration. Unions, and sympathizers, like to try to intimidate,...

Original post made by yet another resident on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 7:57 am | 32 comments | 2339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society broke, may close

The Valley Humane Society, a 25-year-old nonprofit animal welfare organization that just moved into a new $1.3-million building,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 32 comments | 1806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fraud in the many nail salons

A friend of mine and my daughter were working in one of the many nail salons in Pleasanton. Neither my friend or my daughter...

Original post made by Lisa on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ari, on Aug 22, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 32 comments | 3227 Views

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Muslims flock to prayer service at Fairgrounds

The mood was festive this morning as Tri-Valley Muslims, dressed in their traditional finest, poured into the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 2230 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No Child Left Behind a failing program, Pleasanton school chief says

Pleasanton school Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi is joining with other Alameda County superintendents in taking a stand against...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by No more excuses. We want results, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 32 comments | 2091 Views

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Teachers joining Occupy Oakland protestors today

Hundreds of teachers will be among thousands expected to participate in the general strike organized by Occupy Oakland...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by cz, on Nov 2, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 32 comments | 1302 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Striking faculty cancel classes at Cal State East Bay

California State University faculty from throughout the state converged on two of the system's 23 campuses Thursday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 20, 2011 at 8:19 am | 32 comments | 1208 Views

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Protestors say police raid on Occupy S.F. encampment 'imminent'

Occupy SF protesters said on their website Thursday that they believe a police raid on their encampment in San Francisco's...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 24, 2011 at 9:22 am | 32 comments | 1335 Views

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Our mayor vs. Canada's tar sands

We don't often comment on national or global issues, but since Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is speaking out publicly on behalf...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ngo Loon, on Dec 1, 2011 at 9:17 am | 32 comments | 2043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug Sniffing Dogs - It can be done!

I found a very interesting article from 2007 about a district in California (PUSD - but not our PUSD) and drug sniffing dogs....

Original post made by Sniffing Uproar on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 32 comments | 2379 Views
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