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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Wonderland formula funds California schools

From Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Brown. An eye opening editorial about the manipulation of the school funding Proposition...

Original post made by scattergram on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by scattergram, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 1288 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney secret meeting on Aug 23

Congregation Beth Emek . Location: Congregation Beth Emek @ 3400 Nevada Court 3400 Nevada Court Pleasanton, CA 94566...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by J, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 10 comments | 1288 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bachmann Obama and Fairy Tales

Michelle Bachmann was scheduled to appear at the Waterloo, Iowa Straw Caucus event but was late. Now that's not unusual....

Original post made by Hummm! on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nob Hill and Hollywood Video closing...

With Nob Hill and Hollywood Video closing within the next month or so, this will really effect the look of the Santa Rita...

Original post made by East Sider on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 6, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasantonians 4 Peace candlelight vigil tonight

Pleasantonians 4 Peace sponsors a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month in front of the Museum on...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2010 at 11:18 am | 6 comments | 1288 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

BART and the city of Livermore are moving forward quickly on a plan that could put elevated tracks across the northeast corner...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Martin Isenburg, on Dec 3, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 1288 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

National funding group chooses Museum On Main for possible financial aid

Heritage Preservation has chosen the Museum On Main to participate in the 2010 Conservation Assessment Program of funding...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 1288 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Air district issues second 'Spare the Air' alert

For the second day in a row, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to refrain from burning wood. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Air police, on Dec 9, 2011 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 1288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget crisis forces deep cuts at Calif. schools

A national AP article from today. Highlights include "California schools now rank at or near the bottom nationally in...

Original post made by Still waiting on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 3 comments | 1287 Views

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 | 1287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh

Heard that the transcript of the Varnish hearing is available. Will PW get and post it? Might be fun reading to actually...

Original post made by George on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by OhReally?, on Nov 7, 2015 at 2:14 pm | 14 comments | 1287 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans at it again

The Republicans can't stop looking clownish. "Republicans will call two New Haven firefighters to testify in the confirmation...

Original post made by Phil on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 14, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 8 comments | 1287 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

45,000 American deaths associated with lack of insurance

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/18/deaths.health.insurance/index.html This article illustrates why health care/health...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 14 comments | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Auto workers union calls for picketing at local Toyota dealers to keep Fremont plant open

Several hundred workers as well as union leaders and state and local elected officials held a rally Friday to begin a campaign...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by No fan of unions, on Feb 15, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 7 comments | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

4.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Bay Area

Bay Area residents have regained their footing after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake rattled the region this afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by casey, on Oct 23, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State's home foreclosure crisis devastating, top Realtor says

Calling the home foreclosure crisis in California "devastating," the president of the California Association of Realtors...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by lessismore, on Mar 18, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 3 comments | 1287 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Reverse racism isn't racism to the mainstream media

Then candidate Sen Barack Obama took his campaign to a New Black Panther Party rally and march in 2007. If you are unfamiliar...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Raiders of the Lost Arc' is free movie in the park tonight

In just a couple hours, the last of the Thursday night summer movies in the park will commence at Delucchi Park, 4501 First...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by And..., on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 1286 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville's 'Sully' commemorates 1-year anniversary of Hudson River landing

One year after he successfully landed a plane on the Hudson River in New York, Danville resident Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Every bit a hero, on Jan 18, 2010 at 10:06 am | 7 comments | 1286 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressman DeSaulnier reveals cancer diagnosis, continues re-election bid

Danville's Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) announced Thursday that he has been battling leukemia since last year,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jatin Anadkat, on May 6, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1286 Views
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