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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to learn more about teaching teachers at meeting today

The Pleasanton School Board will learn more about instructional coaching at a study session set for later today. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Vernon Parker, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 28 comments | 2659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian1, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 28 comments | 4661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 3944 Views

SPORTS

Gavin Newsom, now a sports commentator

I try my best to ignore San Francisco politics and the likes of Willie Brown and Don Perata. But I'm forced to comment on...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 17, 2014 at 5:10 pm | 28 comments | 1167 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Yes or No on Measure G and Prop 1A?

I'm just wondering how many of those who are planning to vote yes on Measure G are also voting yes on 1A and visa versa? To...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Leigh, on May 28, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 28 comments | 2553 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Let's fly our flags at half staff

This guy flew his flag upside down to protest what he perceived as an injustice. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_upside_down_flag I...

Original post made by Upside down on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:41 am | 28 comments | 1721 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama “HOPES” the public will not learn the details of his Nationalized Health Plan…

http://money.cnn.com/2009/07/24/news/economy/health_care_reform_obama.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2009072410 If you...

Original post made by Ruth on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by P-Towner, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 28 comments | 1640 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What's so great about private health insurance?

Take a look at this article: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik3-2009aug03,0,6650122.column The bloody...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Healthcare Professional, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:47 am | 28 comments | 1558 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rowdy protesters overrun health care meetings

From: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/05/MNTG194BU2.DTL&tsp=1 "More than 500 people packed a...

Original post made by Stacey on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 28 comments | 1378 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ANOTHER PRIME TIME ADDRESS

Barack Obama, well rested from his vacation is planning ANOTHER major "prime time" health care address next week after Labor...

Original post made by Jasbo on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Sep 3, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 28 comments | 1291 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What are they hiding in the Health Care proposal?

I'm appalled that our Senators and Representatives in Washington feel the need to keep the content of the health care reform...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by poster boy, on Oct 14, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 28 comments | 1665 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Mammogram Guidelines: A Step Backward?

I'm concerned that the government is changing its recommendations for when and how often women should get mammograms. After...

Original post made by FamilyHistory on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by noone, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:12 am | 28 comments | 1457 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Stands Up forTea Party and American Race

Finally a politician stands up for the American Race! http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/05/20/tea-party-favorite-rand-paul-criticizing-civil-rights-act/ "Asked...

Original post made by Truth and Justice on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 21, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 28 comments | 1140 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How is healthcare reform coming along?

Interesting implications: "A report by McKinsey & Co. has found that 30% of employers are likely to stop offering workers...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 1470 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Scott Haggerty makes $234,000 per year! what does he do and can we afford it?

Alameda County Supervisor makes $234,000 dollars per year, see link http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2010 Does...

Original post made by Boner on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by caspergutman, on Jul 12, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 28 comments | 5116 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What are the Republicans thinking?

When I read the following article, I thought "what are the Republicans thinking?!" CNN/TIME/ORC Poll: Gingrich Posts...

Original post made by Independent on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 13, 2011 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 1848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney is Right -- Proposition 13 Needs reform

I saw this article today on Bloomberg, and I can't help but agree that measures 30 and 38 don't really address the core problem...

Original post made by john on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by hoops, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:03 am | 28 comments | 2147 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART strike could start as early as tomorrow

BART workers have delivered a 72-hour strike notice to BART management, according to a union representative and a transit...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 6548 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boeing union forcing move to Long Beach?

Boeing offered its largest union a guarantee of 20,000 union jobs at its Washington facilities at prevailing wages for the...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 2386 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Elephant in the room

I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day and enjoyed their time with family and friends. I would like to have a civil discussion...

Original post made by Deb on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonans, on Sep 3, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 28 comments | 1133 Views
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