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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 | 1750 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 | 2210 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 | 3108 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1978 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2017 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1370 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 5619 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1335 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 | 2079 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 | 2388 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 | 1826 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confidential vote for measure E?

I just got my ballot over the weekend, and you have to sign the envelope and your name is on it. My neighbor was concerned,...

Original post made by Confidential vote? on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:16 pm | 21 comments | 2160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax opponents blast board decisions

Opponents of the Measure E parcel tax were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on May 5, 2011 at 11:17 am | 21 comments | 1833 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's all about Pleasanton on NBC-3

NBC's early morning "Bay Area" show turned its cameras and reports on Pleasanton this morning in a two-hour broadcast from...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 9, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 21 comments | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Union, Prop 98, and an Emergency

Isn't it ironic, that the California Teachers Association and all of its locals are complaining about the reduction of state...

Original post made by Start Afresh on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on May 13, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 21 comments | 1829 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another reason not to vote for Democrats in California

So if you are an illegal with a criminal record you will want to come to California because you will stand little chance...

Original post made by Pablo on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Teresa, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:27 am | 21 comments | 1889 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Biased Against Single Fathers

Dad has custody of child for a year while mom parties and runs around the state on a Harley. Dad gives mom 1/2 custody...

Original post made by Single Father on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Been there, done that., on Jun 25, 2011 at 11:03 am | 21 comments | 4251 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigators searching for source of widespread phone calls from Pleasanton utility billing office

A number of households in Pleasanton have been receiving calls since mid-day yesterday from a telephone number identified...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by rational man, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:27 am | 21 comments | 1938 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State controller wants community college payrolls made public

State Controller John Chiang has asked California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott to make public data showing compensation...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Gina, on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 21 comments | 1896 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,369 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,144 views