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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve San Ramon school district's Measure C, 4 other parcel taxes

San Ramon Unified High School District voters today approved Measure C with about 72 percent support. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 6, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 42 comments | 1696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Young Teachers Better Than Older Ones?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly Jeb Bing writes, "The tax would have saved the 127 of 148 jobs that are on the...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 42 comments | 1917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Pool Days--Time To Burn

Some Pleasanton elementary and middle schools have a day towards the end of the school year when the kids spend the entire...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 42 comments | 1502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rally brings in more than $13,500 for Pleasanton schools

Dozens of families and school employees gathered at the "I Love Pleasanton Schools" rally Thursday night at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Here, here!, on Jun 30, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 42 comments | 1721 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama falling in polls

Looks like the fate which awaits all presidents is impacting Obama and maybe faster than anyone would have thought. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/ynews_pl824...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 42 comments | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

You have let our children down!

In the past 11 years of working & living in Pleasanton everyone I have spoken to in this community has pride themselves on...

Original post made by Disappointed Pleasantonian on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 42 comments | 1506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death Penalty for Rapists/Child Molesters

I am for the death penalty for rapists and child molesters. Rape is a crime that devastates humans and the traumatic effects...

Original post made by Paula on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Sep 13, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 42 comments | 2075 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Supreme Court rejects Oak Grove developers' plea

The California Supreme Court Wednesday denied without comment a petition by developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Nov 1, 2009 at 12:26 am | 42 comments | 1225 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sincere request - who can articulate GOP Healthcare Plan?

I know people will take this as a troll post, but I am sincere when I say I'm hoping someone, anyone out there can articulate...

Original post made by poster boy on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by poster boy, on Oct 19, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 42 comments | 1385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve 2 replacement parcel taxes with no expiration dates

Voters yesterday overwhelmingly approved replacement parcel taxes that have no expiration dates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 42 comments | 1710 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council finalizes rezoning of 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council has finalized its decision two weeks ago to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:48 am | 42 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bomb threat reported at Safeway market

A bomb threat was reported at the Santa Rita Road Safeway during the lunch hour today as SWAT officers, police and fire officials...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by NLJ, on Mar 30, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 2011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD High School 7th period on the chopping block?

In the PUSD Jan 26th Budget Challenges 2010-11 update, a union negotiable item is: "Suspend high school collaboration period...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heather Simmons, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 42 comments | 2411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry diddled while NUMMI closed

Many thousands of jobs in Rep Jerry McNerney's 11th Congressional District of CA will be lost as a result of the NUMMI plant...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 42 comments | 3176 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Citizen Challenges Jerry McNerney to a Debate on his Healthcare Reform Vote

Sent to Jerry McNerney I challenge you to a debate on the current Democratic Health Reform bill, better known as socialized...

Original post made by Dominic Di Blasio on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 42 comments | 1105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'Tea party' protesters accused of spitting on lawmaker, using slurs

This is an article from The Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/20/AR2010032002556.html "Members...

Original post made by Athens on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Oh, PM, on Mar 22, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 42 comments | 1124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial

In what likely was School Superintendent John Casey's last report to a Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce group last Tuesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Apr 21, 2010 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 1548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2515 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Which side of the fence are you on?

Which side of the fence? If you ever wondered which side of the fence you sit on, this is a great test! If a Conservative...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Pat C., on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 42 comments | 1726 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council to consider response to Oak Grove lawsuit at special meeting Thursday

The Pleasanton City Council has scheduled a special meeting Thursday to review a lawsuit filed by landowners of 562 acres...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 42 comments | 1749 Views
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