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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Race to the Top

At the upcoming Jan 5, 2010 PUSD Board of Trustees meeting agenda item 2.1 is to approve an MOU contingent upon success in...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
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CA Governor's budget proposals and their impact on public education

I found a fact sheet prepared by the office of the governor that provides some useful detail beyond what he said in his speech...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 1114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart @ Old Nob Hill Santa Rita

I am reading areports in other papers about a potential Walmart neighborhood store in the old Santa Rita Nob Hill. I think...

Original post made by Steve on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Rick Perry, on Jul 14, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 12 comments | 1114 Views

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America's Crisis of Leadership

America is suffering right now from a crisis of leadership. Liberals have written off the Tea Party while failing to understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1114 Views

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Whale of a day

My kayaker husband Jeff and I heard some exciting news: The whales were feeding closer than usual to the shore in Santa Cruz,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by dave, on Nov 21, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 1114 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California to receive up to $1.8 billion in mortgage relief agreement

Bay Area homeowners who were victims of mortgage fraud could see relief soon thanks to a $25 billion agreement reached between...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:32 am | 4 comments | 1114 Views

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Candlelight vigil against drug abuse starts at 7 p.m.tonight on Main Street

Mothers With A Purpose, in conjunction with the National Coalition Against Drug Abuse, will host a candlelight vigil starting...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Friend, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 1114 Views

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Tea Party Takes Increased Leadership Role

The number of antigovernment “Patriot” groups on the American right reached an all-time high in 2012, the fourth consecutive...

Original post made by Tea Party Rising on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 14 comments | 1114 Views

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Why are BART's unions different than others?

The SEIU, the largest union in Santa Clara County, approved a new contract giving workers a 5% raise over two years. The...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 1114 Views

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Open letter to Barbara Boxer

Quite a letter to Barbara Boxer from a retired military officer . . . Babs: You were so right on when you scolded...

Original post made by Sarina on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 9 comments | 1113 Views

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 | 1113 Views

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Constitutional convention backers claim organized groups blocking them

A Bay Area-based group organizing a statewide effort to call a Constitutional Convention is alleging that it is being stymied...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Yo Kelly, on Feb 14, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 7 comments | 1113 Views

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Death of American Capitalism: The 10 Final Scenes

Solution? Get into action, let's launch the "Second American Revolution." http://finance.yahoo.com/banking-budgeting/article/108901/death-of-american-capitalism-the-10-final-scen...

Original post made by Patriot on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sane, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earth Day special: Recyclers at work

The best part about handling the recycling at Pleasanton Middle School is that it earns money for the school and is good...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1113 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

U.S. Supreme Court to review state law banning violent video game sales to minors

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this week to review a California law that would prevent the sale and rental of violent video...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on May 4, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 9 comments | 1113 Views

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Where will Ice Rink be?

I got in the mail today the Fall/Winter City recretion guide. It says you can find out about the Ice Rink on page 59,...

Original post made by B. Byrd on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 1113 Views

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MAN FLEEING DEPUTIES CRASH INTO TREE IN PLEASANTON

Man fleeing deputies crashes into tree in Pleasanton By Sophia Kazmi Contra Costa Times Posted: 08/12/2010 04:53:36...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Aug. 13, 2010
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Has Town Square Croaked?

What's happened to the Town Square topics in the e-mails sent out by the Pleasanton Weekly? They haven't been updated in...

Original post made by Sally in Birdland on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Feb 3, 2011 at 7:55 am | 7 comments | 1113 Views

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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 | 1113 Views

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Stoneridge Drive

Is there a reason that Soneridge Drive is still a disaster. Did the city forget that need they to complete the lines that...

Original post made by Mike on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Nov 24, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1113 Views
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Another bad idea from the air board
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Good-Guys were here without me
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