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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students join teachers in S.F. to protest against 900 layoff notices

A coalition of teacher groups and students rallied this morning in downtown San Francisco to protest the 900 preliminary...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by dazzling heart, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 11 comments | 1895 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Props down in flames...time for Measure G!

All the CA props failed (except the one supporting wage freezes) by a HUGE percentage as the voters rounded the bases for...

Original post made by Yahoo! on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Just got schooled, on May 20, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 12 comments | 1895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Union vs. management: the Castlewood story

The serene winter-green fairways of its golf courses and stately clubhouse belie a festering management-labor union dispute...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by mary, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 7 comments | 1895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive geese pose problem at Dublin's Amador Lakes

The serene waterways at Amador Lakes in Dublin are attractive to more than the residents. Canadian geese have been making...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 21, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 7 comments | 1895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found Dog by Pleasanton Library

I found an adorable Yorkie/Terrier mix dog today on Old Bernal, right across from the library. It did not have a collar...

Original post made by Anne on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by animalhelper, on Oct 28, 2011 at 10:23 am | 4 comments | 1895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's Union Priorities (Surprise, it's not the Students)

At the 9/14 PUSD Board of Trustees Meeting, teacher's union president Trevor Knaggs proposed that the newly allocated $3M...

Original post made by Nomad on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 3, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 33 comments | 1894 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Promises That Cannot Be Kept

I know we are all hoping that the economy truly turns around and things get better. But even if it does, we as a society...

Original post made by Time to get serious on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by ?, on Jul 9, 2011 at 8:31 am | 29 comments | 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

City says it has contingency plan if BART workers strike

A looming strike by BART employees has the city of Pleasanton thinking about how it can be prepared for that scenario to...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council votes to restrict new banks from locating on Main Street

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to place restrictions on banks, savings and loan associations and other...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on May 4, 2012 at 12:03 am | 5 comments | 1894 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney in talks with Afghanistan president about war effort, political corruption

Afghanistan must end its corruption, and U.S. troops need to gain the trust of the people so they will not follow the Taliban...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jan 19, 2010 at 10:29 am | 12 comments | 1894 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney wins re-election but opponent won't concede

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has clearly won his re-election bid against Republican challenger David Harmer,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by vhdad, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 17 comments | 1894 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SF CITY electricians charged in huge scam...must read

Huge, 3 page investigative report in SF Chronicle...comments got so heated it was pulled from site. Read Sun July 4 paper,...

Original post made by More taxpayer hits on Jul. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1894 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Deficits at all levels must stop now!

It's not only the Pleasanton Schools... it's all levels of taxing authority. This just crossed the wire.... http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=agmj05AcqWHo&refer=...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1893 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry for women

I am dismayed that I cannot vote for Jerry McNerney this year, and I'll tell you why. I am a new transplant - I used to...

Original post made by SJC TRANSPLANT on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Financial Collapse, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 4 comments | 1893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here come the Picnic Police!

http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_15450911 "Break the rules, bring in food or drink without a receipt...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:10 am | 15 comments | 1893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'PTA Shops Ptown'

Pleasanton PTA Council representatives will be hitting the streets soon to drum up support for its program, PTA Shops Ptown. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by John, on Apr 20, 2010 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 1893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schwarzenegger vetoes bill to require public disclosure by groups operating on college campuses

In one of the last actions taken before the deadline to sign or veto bills, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed SB 330 by Senator...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Tired-of-Leftist-Dribble, on Oct 5, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 2 comments | 1893 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly celebrates 11 years of travel

It's hard to believe it's been nearly 11 years since former Police Chief Tim Neal dropped off a photo of himself reading...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sherry, on Feb 4, 2011 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 1893 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

VERY REVEALING: McNerney Votes AGAINST National Defense Authorization Act!

McNerney and 77% of the other Democrats don't want our military in a hostile fire area to fully protect themselves from hostile...

Original post made by ! on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Aug 25, 2011 at 9:21 am | 7 comments | 1892 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi: "God Bless Them" ... OWS'ers Storm Oakland City Hall and Burn American Flag

This is the Modern Democrat Party on parade. http://weaselzippers.us/2012/01/29/occupy-oakland-protesters-storm-city-hall-burn-american-flag/ How's...

Original post made by Obama\'s America on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 29, 2012 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1892 Views
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