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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What makes this different than a prior year educational "budget crisis"?

Hi all I think a critical question is what makes this different than a prior year educational "budget crisis"? 1) Simply...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 28 comments | 1427 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Jose, Pittsburg schools close as result of swine flu, first U.S. death reported

Schools in San Jose and Pittsburg have been closed as a result of the swine flu, but so far, there are no reports of anyone...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 8 comments | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare tactic to get a “YES” vote on Measure G?....YOU BET IT IS!

The Big Picture found at [http://www.pleasantonparceltaxinfo.com/blog/federal-stimulus-dollars-and-pusd] In various news...

Original post made by Tanner on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Apr 29, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 22 comments | 1883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How is measure G being communicated to property owners

How is measure G being communicated to property owners that are not residents of Pleasanton? Is this an instance of taxation...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 1167 Views

AROUND TOWN

No helmets required

Yesterday I took my son to the bike/skate park off of Stoneridge Dr. It's a great facility, and a couple dozen kids were...

Original post made by Tony Hawk on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Little Brother, on Apr 29, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 5 comments | 1238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador again moves to finals in 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School is advancing to the championship round of the 2009 "We the People" national finals tomorrow in...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 29, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 16 comments | 1428 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

So Here Comes National Healthcare this Week!

Seems as if the Democrats are insistent that 17% of the US GDP must now be decided upon by a select few in the Senate...WITHOUT...

Original post made by Jim on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 1206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's been a full week and PUSD hasn't applied for Federal stimulus dollars yet?

On this CDE website http://www2.cde.ca.gov/recoverysfsfsearch/search.aspx anyone can search for districts that have sent...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 29 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday morning mountain lion sighting marks third this month

A mountain lion was spotted in a vacant lot in the Mohr-Martin neighborhood early this morning, making it the third sighting...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 1295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The ballot language mapped to specific programs for Measure G

I thought it might be helpful to list those specific programs and dollar amounts Measure G's projected $4.6 million / year...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sad State, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 34 comments | 1945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare tactic to get a “YES” vote on Measure G?

A question we've frequently heard talking to people is: "Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Facts Please, on Apr 29, 2009 at 9:01 am | 8 comments | 1136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel taxes don't have an expiration date

There are two things that keep being said in these blogs - one is that other communities that passed a parcel tax aren't...

Original post made by NO ON G on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:36 am | 37 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

The writing on the wall

Not a day goes by in Pleasanton that someone doesn't discover graffiti scribed on a freeway underpass, stop sign, railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cassie, on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 9 comments | 1382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G - vote by mail ballot

Something that might interest both sides - it appears even if you're registered to vote by mail for the general elections...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:12 pm | 12 comments | 1351 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs downtown ice rink for holidays

The City Council Tuesday night approved a five-year contract with a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks to operate an outdoor...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Ragweed, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 1120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

$188k IS SOLAR PANEL COST - so far

When I first heard of (and confirmed) the error made by PUSD which required relocating the FHS solar panels at a cost of...

Original post made by Ann Martin on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 17 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The need to freeze salaries

Russell seemed to have some difficulty finding articles about school districts freezing salaries so... Following are some...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pool Time?

Anyone know of some good options for summer access to a pool? I know the Aquatic Center is there but their hours are pretty...

Original post made by Timothy T on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Swim Fan, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:48 am | 9 comments | 2080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"We the People...." team going into finals tomorrow in DC!

An update from Washington DC: The Amador Valley High School "We the People..." Competition Civics Team, representing the...

Original post made by AV on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by AV, on Apr 28, 2009 at 2:23 am | 13 comments | 1559 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman dies after car crash injury

Margarita Ghavami, a 68-year-old Pleasanton resident, died April 10 after being injured in a three-car collision April 5...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sad, on Apr 27, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 6 comments | 1289 Views
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