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SCHOOLS & KIDS

call Jerry McNerney to protest the school cuts proposed in budget

Our representative Jerry McNerney will be voting on the budget tomorrow. One large area for cuts are in K-12 education....

Original post made by pleasanton parent on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by pleasanton parent, on Oct 6, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

ELECTION ROUNDUP: New mayors for Livermore, San Ramon as Kamena, Wilson lose bids for City Council seats

The mayors of both Livermore and San Ramon, both longtime top political voices in their communities, lost their bids for...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 9, 2011 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1069 Views

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Livermore teens face felony charge for detonating homemade bomb

Three teens have been arrested for what they said was a prank when three explosive devices detonated in front of a Livermore...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by High School Mom, on Apr 27, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 1069 Views

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Pleasanton neighborhoods to celebrate 'National Night Out' tonight

Neighborhoods throughout the city are expected to block off parts of their streets and courts tonight to celebrate National...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 5, 2009 at 9:32 am | 4 comments | 1068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools perform well in state testing

Pleasanton schools did well on the state's Academic Performance Index (API) tests, but some areas still need work, according...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by angela reiswig, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1068 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Damage Obama Has Done...

Breathtaking... http://weaselzippers.us/2011/02/19/%E2%80%9Cthe-damage-obama-has-done%E2%80%9D/ ...

Original post made by Chris on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by inconvenient truth, on Feb 20, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1068 Views

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new establishments downtown?

Anyone know what's going on at the old Domus and Lotus Consignment Boutique locations? Or if Ocean Bliss is ever going to...

Original post made by frequent downtown stroller on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by Spring Chicken, on Mar 13, 2011 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YES on Measure E-send your ballot in asap!

Ballots must be IN THE MAIL BY APRIL 28 to count. Please mail your ballots today! YES ON E!!!!...

Original post made by Sherri on Apr. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1068 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Realtors want down payment requirements lowered

The National Association of Realtors is urging regulators to go back to the drawing board on the proposed Qualified Residential...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 8 comments | 1068 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama administration joins fight to overturn Prop. 8 same-sex marriage ban that voters approved

The Obama Administration called on the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to overturn California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by George, on Mar 2, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 16 comments | 1068 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal court orders state to reduce prison population by 40,000 inmates

A federal court panel ordered the state Tuesday to reduce the population of its overcrowded prisons by up to 40,000 inmates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by CHARLES, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 1067 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

John Stossel (ABC News) Videoclip: Will Obamacare Kill Medical Innovation?

An eye opener...(a short 6:23 min.) http://foundry.heritage.org/2009/08/05/will-obamacare-kill-medical-innovation/ ...

Original post made by Concerned on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 5, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

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Open letter to Patriot Radicals, Tea Party

"It's a love for our Country, our Constitution, principals, morals and values in this country... and yes, that does mean...

Original post made by Tired Of It on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:58 am | 31 comments | 1067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next Steps for Race to the Top

Different viewpoints from California on California's failed Race to the Top application. http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/03/14/run-harder-or-quit-race-to-the-top/ "Until...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by NO sympathy, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1067 Views

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Teen charged with felony afterschool fight

What started as an afterschool fight between "five or six kids" led to a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon against...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 9, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 31 comments | 1067 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly launches 2010 Holiday Fund

Five nonprofits have been selected as this year's recipients of the eighth annual Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund, the community-wide...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 22, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 1067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' Facilities Master Plan up for approval tonight

The Pleasanton school board is expected to approve the final draft of its facilities master plan tonight, including nearly...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by local, on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 1067 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Bullies in the Middle East: Forces Netanyahu to Say Uncle

There is little doubt that President Obama can deliver a memorable speech -- the kind that reminds us of why he won the...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 24, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

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Business, labor leaders team up in support of Golden State Warriors move to San Francisco

Business, labor and community leaders and former Golden State Warriors players Tuesday announced the launch of a new group...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by D W, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1067 Views

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PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT

***** PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT ***** GOD BLESS DUCK DYNASTY. hate speech is wrong. hate crimes are wrong. physical...

Original post made by FREE TO HAVE AN OPINION on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 29, 2013 at 12:11 pm | 25 comments | 1067 Views
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