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AROUND TOWN

Concerts in the Park series start tonight with The Cooltones

For some, summer begins when the weather gets warmer or the moment the bell rings on the last day of school. For hundreds...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steve Rosefield, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1129 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer's public defender indicates he'll plead not guilty

A public defender for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III indicated to an Alameda County Superior Court judge yesterday that...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by maniac, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 1349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heartfelt Thank You to Teachers and Staff

Yesterday was a sad day as Teachers received their final layoff notices. It affected a local school near me - and 8...

Original post made by A Fan of Educators on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by teacher, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 4 comments | 1438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board trustees, backers of pro and con sides sound off on Measure G defeat

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Wadsworth, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 172 comments | 2502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayashi wants part of I-580 named for slain Oakland officer

A resolution was introduced in the California State Assembly Wednesday to designate a portion of Interstate Highway 580 in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details on SDE EIR?

http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=407 ...

Original post made by On SDE Topic on Jun. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador takes 3rd place in 'We the People' competition in Washington, D.C.

Amador Valley High School finished third in the national "We the People" competition in Washington, D.C., trailing the first...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 2198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class Size Reduction - decisions from Weds. meeting

I am pasting the content of the email from PUSD here: --- At last night's meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to implement...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Reactive Mode, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 19 comments | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted near Mohr Elementary School

A resident reported seeing a mountain lion at lunchtime Tuesday behind Mohr Elementary School, according to Pleasanton police. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 5, 2009 at 11:27 am | 10 comments | 1494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-Measure G Victory Song (America Wins!)

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by DTS, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 1575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE SOLUTION -- MEASURE H

Measure G was poorly marketed and badly written. Something closer to San Ramon's measure C would be more likely to win here....

Original post made by Russell on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:03 am | 13 comments | 1248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saving Quality Education

Would it be possible, with the 61% that voted yes on G to start a major fund raising effort to raise the money needed to...

Original post made by Saving the quality of education on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 7 comments | 1102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations............you guys won.

Hope you are happy with yourselves and your work to stop Measaure G from passing. Now what???? We lose class size reduction,...

Original post made by Jen on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Marissa, on Jun 4, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 37 comments | 1565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Many of us will contribute even if it's not via a union concession

I watched the school board meeting tonight and was so heartened to see that community members are mobilizing a "campaign"...

Original post made by teacher on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 4, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 12 comments | 1210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board finds funds to save some positions, increase class sizes to 25

Despite the defeat of a parcel tax, the Pleasanton Unified School District is finding a way to keep reading specialists,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 4, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 1218 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Schwarzenegger sees crisis as opportunity to make government more efficient, innovative

Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger Tuesday urged legislators to put aside their idelogical differences in order to make tough decisions...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by FreeDumb, on Jun 4, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 8 comments | 1235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes, students DO read these forums!

How else can we get any idea about what the "parents" are thinking? We LEARN a lot from these forums. Kind of seems like...

Original post made by School Kid on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jun 4, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 15 comments | 1294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Jersey Avoids Layoffs By Freezing Wages

Instead of deferring expenses, PUSD should just to what Governor Corzine did in New Jersey Check out the link http://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSN0423097020090604...

Original post made by Cesar on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD summary of board actions on June 3

I just received an email via the district's e-connection, which briefly summarizes the action taken at last night's board...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cost of California's Bureaucracy to Education

http://www.nolanchart.com/article6302.html "Most K-12 teachers would be shocked to know that the California Commission...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 1,184 views

Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 987 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 777 views