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SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAO 2010-11 Budget Analysis: Proposition 98 and K-12 Education

Here's the California Legislative Analyst's Office report on Schwarzenegger's budget proposals as affects K-12 Education...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 28, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Forum Information Inaccurate

I attended the community forum last night and was impressed by Mr. Johnson and the counseling staff at Amador. They look...

Original post made by Leslie on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 28, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 8 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Automatic Salary Increase Puzzle

Student achievement is greatly affected by the quality of teacher. Therefore, how do automatic salary increases equate to...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by cna training, on Feb 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 1427 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Your Tax Dollars at Work...

Paying for your own enslavement! http://www.dailytech.com/Few+Nations+Support+US+Decision+to+Keep+Piracy+Pact+Secret/article17785.htm "Championed...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Feb 28, 2010 at 9:48 am | 5 comments | 1244 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Popular downtown Chinese eatery Panda Restaurant to close

Panda Restaurant, a popular Chinese restaurant on West Angela Street, will be closing its doors later this month after the...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Feb 27, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 2163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dell bait and switch in February flier

On the last page of the Dell flier I received today (2/12/10) they have a Dell Studio 540 going for $469. I tried to use...

Original post made by Mark Powers on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 27, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 2255 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Investors Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic bought 793 acres of ranchland in Pleasanton's southeast hills in 1979. They...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 27, 2010 at 9:38 am | 10 comments | 1565 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Socialism - a Killer of Prosperity

Good explanation of what Socialism is, and what Socialism does. The main problem with socialism is that the goal is...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Homeowner, on Feb 27, 2010 at 6:45 am | 4 comments | 1058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Some Middle Schools Do Better

Here's the article: "Report: middle school success tied to high expectations" http://www.ocregister.com/news/schools-236351-middle-report.html "Middle...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 26, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vigil scheduled for tomorrow for 3 hikers held by Iran

Relatives and friends of three American hikers detained in Iran are planning a vigil tomorrow to commemorate the trio's more...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 26, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 9 comments | 1440 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Find out why World Trade Center Buildings 1 & 2 not rebuilt

Amazing video explaining why World Trade Center Buildings #1 and #2 are not rebuilt. But World Trade Center #7 is completely...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by wayne, on Feb 26, 2010 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1063 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 26, 2010 at 8:31 am | 52 comments | 2458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Licensed gun owners can carry their firearms into national parks starting Monday

Point Reyes National Seashore is among 392 national parks where starting Monday licensed gun owners may legally possess firearms. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 15 comments | 1614 Views

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ObamaCare 2.0

The White House unveiled an outline of the proposed White House compromise between the House and Senate versions of ObamaCare....

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Feb 25, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 10 comments | 1175 Views

AROUND TOWN

When is the next electronics recycling event?

I missed the last electronics recycling event at AVHS last month. Are any organizations planning another event in the next...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 25, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 6 comments | 1196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annoying Employee Parking on Mohr Avenue/Kolln Drive

Do you live off of Mohr Avenue, east of Santa Rita? Do you drive down Mohr towards Santa Rita in the morning and find some...

Original post made by Mohr Park Resident on Feb. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Power of Green and Red Language

This free communications class meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Amador Valley High School, 1155 Santa Rita Road. It...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by TI, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 1332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Split the kids up in High School or not?

I have two children very close in age that fight a lot. Should I send one to Amador (freshman this year) and one to Foothill...

Original post made by Werner Klemperer on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by sarah, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:11 am | 15 comments | 1428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update On How Schools Pay Out

So sorry for my lack of knowledge of how to paste the website from today's Sacbee.com but this is great and detailed information...

Original post made by Marcia on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:14 am | 22 comments | 2109 Views

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College Acquaintance: "Obama was a "PURE Marxist/Socialist" (i.e. Communist)...

"He viewed America as the enemy," according to this Occidental College acquaintence. If you only listen to one audioclip...

Original post made by Elaine on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 25, 2010 at 9:25 am | 38 comments | 1761 Views
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