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Schwarzenegger's budget proposal freezes school funding; cuts health, welfare programs

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed an $83.4-billion budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year that would freeze funding for Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 21 comments | 1352 Views

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New Info: Obama Refuses Help by Dutch to Clean Up Oil Spill 3 Days After Accident...

This is further evidence that Obama is not interested in protecting America's interests. He is bent on its destruction...and...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 21 comments | 1135 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

S.F. wants PG&E to halt 'SmartMeter' installations until accuracy can be checked

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera asked a state commission Thursday to halt PG&E's SmartMeter program until an investigation...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adam Croes, on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:39 am | 21 comments | 1264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documentary about the Zero tolerance policy in schools

Go to the books and movies section of the forum for a complete description on a wonderful documentary called "The War on...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by jjose, on Aug 23, 2010 at 9:36 am | 21 comments | 1769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools, students get set for classes next week

School doesn't start until Wednesday, but campuses across Pleasanton were humming this week with students and their parents,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Aug 24, 2010 at 7:42 am | 21 comments | 1205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio launches re-election bid at downtown park rally

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio combined her birthday celebration with a campaign for re-election Sunday...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by hmmm, on Sep 4, 2010 at 4:40 pm | 21 comments | 1394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates agree on key issues, differ in solutions

If the answers to questions posed to them at last night's school board candidates' forum are any indication, voters will...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 1848 Views

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HARMERS Trail Of DESTRUCTION

Yes, this came in my mail box and yes this has all been verified! To those who have mentioned they would vote for this guy,...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by jacob and Alma, on Sep 27, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 21 comments | 1081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS kids ran half mile this afternoon

Wasn't it a 100* today? Doesn't seem healthy to have them run in this heat....

Original post made by Paul on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 1, 2010 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 1734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

does your water taste terrible?

For the past few weeks, my water has tasted terrible! The apartment folks tell me that this is a common problem throughout...

Original post made by kevin heller on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by aw, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 21 comments | 3011 Views

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Our "Meg Whitman" Sign -- Stolen!

For the first time in my life I put a political yard sign in my front yard. Actually three: one for Meg, one for Carly,...

Original post made by wcd on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 21 comments | 1949 Views

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Who is Obama???

I sell cars for Toyota and we make the best cars and trucks money can buy, bar none, don't believe me ask any mechanic and...

Original post made by Car Salesman on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Nov 22, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 21 comments | 1990 Views

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Prop. 8 still waiting at the altar

Ann Gaffney Shores knows that only fools try to predict judicial rulings. But the Corte Madera lawyer left this week's federal...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by thewaever, on Dec 16, 2010 at 7:40 am | 21 comments | 1343 Views

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Testing America's new civility in Pleasanton

Politicians of all stripes joined with President Obama on Tuesday night in seeking civility in debating and enacting key...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike Hightower, on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 21 comments | 1777 Views

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City Council Eyeing Surplus to Shore Up Pension Shortfall

In a contentious work shop at city hall, the city council was given recommendations by its financil staff to shore up its...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by it is hopeless, on Feb 12, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 1306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies

Great recent report at: http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/LayOff_2011_vFINAL-1.pdf called: Victims of the Churn:...

Original post made by concerned parent on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Honest Injun, on Mar 1, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 21 comments | 2045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds of Endorsements of Measure E

Measure E, the proposed parcel tax to support core academic instruction in Pleasanton's public schools, is broadly supported...

Original post made by optimistic mom on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 21 comments | 2358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district launches CORE fundraiser

Citing the state budget crisis, the Pleasanton Unified School District has said they need help from parents to continue to...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by dan, on Mar 31, 2011 at 11:35 am | 21 comments | 1775 Views

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Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

A Pleasanton solder was killed in an apparent roadside bomb explosion Tuesday near Kabul, Afghanistan. He was the son of...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Chris Lein, on Jul 25, 2011 at 1:26 pm | 21 comments | 1485 Views
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