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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Fathers Day be Celebrated in School

I was always curious how our schools handle Fathers Day. I've had my son bring home things he made in school for the occasion...

Original post made by Ptown Dad on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Figure it out people, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:09 am | 13 comments | 1219 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Financial Meltdown

The clock is ticking on the California economy what should be done? http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090610/pl_nm/us_economy_california_revenues ...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Frank Lee, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:02 am | 11 comments | 1090 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is THIS the type of "Change" You Voted For? : (Short videoclip of "Gangster Govt"

This is not the America I used to know. Is THIS the type of "Change" you Obamaphiles voted for? Short videoclip is linked...

Original post made by Beth on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 11, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 12 comments | 1319 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council to act on downsized $87.3 million operating budget Tuesday

Members of the Pleasanton City Council indicated Tuesday night that they will approve a downsized $87.3 million operating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 11, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 1083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Casey Resigning?

It was stated on another thread that the day after Measure G failed, Dr. Casey put his house on the market. Does anyone...

Original post made by Anyone know on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 11, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 34 comments | 1924 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 | 1861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fund campaign

Pleasanton's two educational foundations are doing a fundraiser. http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=413 ...

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1015 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 | 1451 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Govener threatens to SHUT DOWN state government

We certainly have a problem here.. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arnold-budget11-2009jun11,0,4348474.story ...

Original post made by NowWhat? on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 1173 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Tells US Businesses: "DROP DEAD!"

More evidence of where Obama and the democrats are taking the US... http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=washingtonstory&sid=aaaBdVMkjPnU ...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 15 comments | 1296 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Even If You Can''t Stand "Rush," I Beg You To Watch This Short Clip...

I am already anticipating several negative replies from people who vehemently dislike Rush Limbaugh...either because they...

Original post made by Barbara on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rush Limbaugh, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 37 comments | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exiting PUSD employee puts home on market

http://www.movoto.com/statistics/ca/pleasanton.htm ...

Original post made by Pleasanton home for sale on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:36 am | 25 comments | 1442 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Slum Dog Millionaire

Just a warning -- Slum Dog Millionaire is not the feel-good movie that the advertising leads you to believe. For those of...

Original post made by Sandra Ryan on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 3141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Dances or Fun Events

I am wondering how many parents and students would prefer that middle schools have a fun event, (whatever, carnival-like...

Original post made by Nancy on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Taylor, on Jun 10, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2262 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama preaches fiscal responsibility to congress!

Read below from the guy who brought us the GM and Chrysler bailouts, stimulus II, omulus, bank bailouts, mortgage bailouts...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 1085 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schwarzenegger calls for release of journalists imprisoned by North Korea

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday afternoon called for the release of two local journalists who were sentenced in North Korea...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 1003 Views

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Taxpayers NOW in the USED car business

What next? First we become the proud owners of the new car industry. Now the USED car indusrty? House passes 'cash...

Original post made by Max on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by stupid is as stuid does, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 1124 Views

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Government workers need to take a financial hit just like non-government workers have

Very good editorial in the Sacramento Bee today on public employee unions. The city of Sacramento is having problems with...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 8 comments | 1396 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore mercury spill closes part of Kelly Street

Cleanup crews and toxic specialists from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Monday cautiously contained and covered...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner identifies Arroyo Drive woman found dead at home Saturday

The Alameda County coroner's bureau Sunday identified a woman today who was found a day earlier without a pulse in a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 8 comments | 1910 Views
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