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SCHOOLS & KIDS

I am a Democrat and a Teacher but am voting No on G

I have seen how the economy has affected families in Pleasanton. This year has been real hard on many families. I have...

Original post made by Teacher on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Thank you too, on May 24, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 11 comments | 1216 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

HERE It Comes...

Obama's Pick as the State Department's Legal Advisor, Harold Koh, Favors Sharia Law (i.e. muslim law) over the U.S. Constitution! You...

Original post made by amy on May. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1429 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Germain pleads no contest to molestation charges, faces 15 years in state prison

Henry Germain, the 62-year-old former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro, appeared in court today and changed his plea to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Victim of Henry, on May 24, 2009 at 10:56 am | 73 comments | 1957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: 'No' on parcel tax would be leaving kids behind

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5635 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Heads-up, on May 23, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 35 comments | 4110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: 63 cents a day isn't much to ask

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5633 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 23, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 35 comments | 1399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hits drive, instead of reverse, crashes into athletic facility near Raley's

A woman with a child strapped in a car seat put her car in drive, stepped on the accelerator and drove the car forward into...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by .., on May 23, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 8 comments | 1608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mount Diablo school parcel tax fails; voters OK Hayward services tax

Bay Area voters who turned out to participate in Tuesday's statewide special election have unofficially determined the fate...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by polly, on May 23, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 28 comments | 1441 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The People have spoken 5 spending Props FLAMED

Please click on this link http://vote.sos.ca.gov/ for an overview of the state vote totals. Of special note was Prop...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on May 23, 2009 at 1:29 pm | 20 comments | 1803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. Times investigative report

A friend of mine sent me the following L.A. Times article which I found shocking and sad. Shocking because the article discusses...

Original post made by Shocked on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 23, 2009 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday at 10:30ish across the street from Safeway

I was going to Safeway when two pleasanton police cars was turning quickly thru the intersection. I wondered what they were...

Original post made by Mike on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 23, 2009 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Money Myth: School Resources, Outcomes, and Equity

This is the title of a book released this year (author W. Norton Grubb). Some good things from a write-up on the book: Can...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Love is blind, on May 22, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1178 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP plans to intensify DUI, seatbelt violations this weekend

Law enforcement agencies throughout the Bay Area will be cracking down on impaired drivers and are urging travelers to stay...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 22, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 4 comments | 1575 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama - Gitmo versus ADX Supermax

Obama wants to shutdown Gitmo and transfer to ADX Supermax because Gitmo inhumane....you decide. Prisoner life In SHU,...

Original post made by John on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on May 22, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 1280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child Died in Vain

I read today about a young girl found buried in her father's backyard in Ceres. Probably murdered by dad. The dad had...

Original post made by Karen on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Maureen, on May 22, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 13 comments | 1469 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wieckowsk launches bid for 20th Assembly District seat

Nearly 100 well-wishers turned out last night for a campaign kickoff rally for Fremont City Councilman Bob Wieckowsk to launch...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on May 22, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 5 comments | 1282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget situation still uncertain

With Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger calling for more cuts to education after five of the six state propositions failed and Concord-area...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 22, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 6 comments | 1196 Views

SPORTS

Horseshoe tournament Saturday, May 23rd in Livermore.

Horseshoe tournament Saturday, May 23rd in Livermore. Starts at 11:30am in Robertson Park at the shoe pits. Two person teams,...

Original post made by Kent on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Good Ole' Boy, on May 22, 2009 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bounce House Wanted

Hello- I am looking for a bounce house for a girl’s birthday party. I have found several companies but I would rather...

Original post made by Bounce Bounce on May. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teachers wages and retirement benefits 3%?

Can anyone explain what a teachers benefits package looks like and if they start teaching at say 22 when are the eligible...

Original post made by Lance Ulanoff on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 21, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 54 comments | 1494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Regents raise UC tuition 9.3% for 2009-2010 school year

The results of Thursday's University of California Board of Regents meeting in which the board voted in favor of student...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Donna, on May 21, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 13 comments | 1480 Views
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