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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democratic Dictatorship

Are we now living under Democratic Dictatorship? Will our voice be heard? ...

Original post made by Political Moderate on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 16, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 15 comments | 1234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No Child Left Behind

http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/03/15/obamas-blueprint-for-california/ I've never been comfortable with No Child Left...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Housing Cap Struck Down

As reported in the SF Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/15/BABR1CG685.DTL&tsp=1 I...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 16, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 10 comments | 1477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next Steps for Race to the Top

Different viewpoints from California on California's failed Race to the Top application. http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/03/14/run-harder-or-quit-race-to-the-top/ "Until...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by NO sympathy, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1290 Views

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Where is the sky is falling?

It seems lately that they sky never seems to stop falling around here. This is what happens when a desperate group of...

Original post made by ConservativeBalloonAnimal on Mar. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations to AVHS DECA Team at the CA State Competition

This past weekend wrapped up a very successful AVHS DECA Team who attended the DECA State Competition in Irvine, CA. Close...

Original post made by Proud Parents on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Former DECA class member, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:14 am | 5 comments | 1841 Views

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Open letter to Patriot Radicals, Tea Party

"It's a love for our Country, our Constitution, principals, morals and values in this country... and yes, that does mean...

Original post made by Tired Of It on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:58 am | 31 comments | 1306 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Girltopia' show set for tonight as Scouts raise money for Haiti

Pleasanton Girl Scout troop 31473 will host its "Girltopia" show from 7 to 9:30 p.m. tonight at Pleasanton Middle School,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Marilyn, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Article states East bay school district will go bankrupt next year

This article talks about a San Jose school district's choices to take pay cuts/less instructional time. It is also mentioned...

Original post made by Article on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Article, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's assault on public schools

Fastinating that the teachers were some of the biggest supporters of Obama and now he is turning on them. http://www.wsws.org/articles/2010/mar2010/scho-m13.shtml...

Original post made by Bobby on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by true American, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 32 comments | 1745 Views

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Little League, girls softball league openers re-scheduled to next Saturday

Opening Day for the Pleasanton Girls Softball League (PGSL) and the boys Little League teams has been re-scheduled to next...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 15, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1352 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State's unemployment rate rose to 12.5% in January, report shows

California's unemployment rate in January rose slightly from the month before, with an eighth of the state's eligible workers...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 15, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 1348 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Call McNerney in opposition to the current Healthcare Bill

I urge all citizens to call Mcnerney's offices this week and urge him to vote against his democratic leadership and for his...

Original post made by Dominic Di Blasio on Mar. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1054 Views

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Here's a people who preach morality, tolerance, love thy neighbor,

Here's a people who preach tolerance, love thy neighbor, morals etc. and who blatantly belittle anyone who attempts to reason...

Original post made by Saddened By The Right on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 15, 2010 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 1103 Views

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PG&E Smart Meters

Just watching the news and they talked about the new "Smart Meters" PG&E is using. People are complaining about the new...

Original post made by ptownfreckle on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Mar 15, 2010 at 8:29 am | 16 comments | 1659 Views

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Welcome To The Biggest Tax Increase In U.S. History

Considering the fact that the U.S. economy is already on the verge of economic collapse, the last thing we need is a massive...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:42 am | 22 comments | 1283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniority-only Based Layoffs Hurt Students

At the end of this PDF link is a suggestion for an alternative system that can be implemented based upon the results of the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:50 am | 16 comments | 7693 Views

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Atheist loses court challengeagainst use of 'God' on pledge, on money

An atheist who lost a challenge to the use of the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools yesterday...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by ??, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 11 comments | 1263 Views

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No longer DEM vs GOP

I was slightly stunned to hear, all in the past three days, Beck, Hannity and Savage all three going after the Republicans....

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by AR, on Mar 14, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 16 comments | 1801 Views

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"Derivatives" and our economic demise...

This IS the MOST intelligent Post EVER on this Forum! "Derivatives" were/are EXACTLY what got our Country into this mess...

Original post made by Obama Nation on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 14, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 2 comments | 890 Views
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