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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Did PUSD make the case for a new tax?

Let's see. Last night (1/25) PUSD said their options are 1) cut spending 2) raise revenues and 3) spend reserves. And then...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 30, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 48 comments | 2041 Views

SPORTS

Heartbreaking loss for Amador Valley girls at softball championships

Amador's dreams of a perfect season and a possible No. 1 national ranking ended Friday night in the North Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ptown, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 48 comments | 5339 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like our dictator is at work again

Read this folks and wake up as your rights are being stripped each and everyday and it will only get worse unless we act...

Original post made by Linda on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:23 am | 48 comments | 3341 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State's school funding process is failing

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik19-2009nov19,0,5135920.column " Some mandates have broad support from districts,...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 23, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 48 comments | 1626 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's New Fearless Strategy Against ISIS...

ISIS is now shaking in their boots upon hearing Obama's new strategy to defeat them. "We're going to win this fight...

Original post made by Karen on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:31 am | 48 comments | 632 Views

AROUND TOWN

RE: editorial, "City Union Workers Watch Out"

It is regretable that Pleasaton needs to reign in over-spending by creating a two tiered pay and benefit system -- however,...

Original post made by anon on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 6, 2008 at 4:09 pm | 48 comments | 3939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Former Mayors Yes On D

Opinion - Friday, May 28, 2010 Pleasanton's former mayors urge you to vote Yes on Measure D by Frank C. Brandes Jr.,...

Original post made by anonymous on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Dan Doerr, on Jun 4, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 48 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown soldiers parade cancelled; moved to quick drive on First Street to Livermore instead

Plans were changed suddenly today for a planned parade through downtown Pleasanton involving five active duty soldiers that...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mittens, on Aug 25, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 48 comments | 2305 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board to meet in special session tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will convene tonight in a special board meeting called to discuss -- and possibly vote on --...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 27, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 48 comments | 5466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teen accepts plea deal for fatal crash that killed Dublin bicyclist

A Pleasanton teen has accepted a plea deal in the criminal case stemming from a high-speed crash on Foothill Road that killed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dennis Falls, on Apr 24, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 48 comments | 8558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

Following an extraordinary public confrontation with executives of one of Pleasanton's largest homebuilders, the head of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Shawn , on Aug 18, 2015 at 11:56 am | 48 comments | 5216 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district to receive $8M from federal government

The Pleasanton Unified School District is slated to receive about $8 million from the federal government, but it may not...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 19, 2009 at 9:12 am | 48 comments | 2491 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who Is To Blame for PUSD's Financial Troubles?

According to a story published last Thursday (22 April 2010) in one of our other local papers, The Independent, PUSD's financial...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 1, 2010 at 7:45 am | 48 comments | 2224 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs splitting downtown into 2 new districts

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night approved a new plan to split downtown businesses into two districts to promote...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Noah, on Dec 2, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 3159 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4 local Democratic Club Presidents support Joan Buchanan

Four Democratic Party clubs have endorsed Joan Buchanan's candidacy for the State Senate, with club presidents sending personal...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Anti-Public unions , on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:23 am | 48 comments | 4263 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board to vote Tuesday on 2016-17 calendar

Pleasanton's school board is set decide whether to change the district's instructional calendar and debate hiring a survey...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 4811 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

David Harmer's campaign signs

Does anyone know why David Harmer's campaign signs were removed from the corners of Bernal and Stanley and Bernal and Nevada?...

Original post made by Neighbor on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:58 am | 48 comments | 3469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD broke...?

Is PUSD broke...or running out of operating cash? At the April 7, PUSD Special Board Meeting, agenda item 4.0 reported...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 17, 2009 at 7:11 am | 47 comments | 2641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Election 2010

Something to think about for those still deciding on how to vote on Measure G, and seeking opinions of those not adamantly...

Original post made by Four Eyes on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by G is for Great!, on Jun 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 47 comments | 2709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REPULSED by the Measure E Wording on the Ballot

It is NO WONDER that BIG GOVERNMENT and BIG PUBLIC SCHOOLS win a larger and larger proportion of our tax dollars. With...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 47 comments | 2850 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
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