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SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Diego Unified's New Budgeting Approach

San Diego Unified's new budgeting approach sounds similar to zero-based budgeting. http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/dec/19/education-budget-priority-board/ "the...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Miguel, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1690 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Govenor signs 226 bills despite massive veto threats

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed 226 bills and vetoed eight, despite threats he would veto hundreds of outstanding...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by local resident, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers in Bay Area highest paid in country, study shows

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released today by the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by G in PTown, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:28 am | 8 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown - CalPERS is a Ponzt Scheme

"Brown was particularly bothered by a contention in a report by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System that...

Original post made by Arnold on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by watching pensions, on Dec 5, 2011 at 9:29 am | 3 comments | 1690 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Democratic Party strategists launch ads targeting GOP's Meg Whitman

A group of California Democratic strategists have launched radio ads charging that Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 24, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 28 comments | 1690 Views

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OK given for petitions to be circulated to change legislative vote requirements

Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced that George Lakoff, the proponent of a new initiative that would change the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 19, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know where to get a really good Napoleon

Looking for recommendations for bakeries that make Napoleons. Trying to plan ahead for Father's Day. ...

Original post made by TJ on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tracey, on May 15, 2012 at 6:14 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views

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California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1689 Views

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Four 11th Congressional District counties must report final vote count today

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is back in Washington for the final session of the 111th Congress and prepared...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Waiting for Redistricting, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 6 comments | 1689 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

List of taxes included in Nancy P's health care reform bill

Look at this list. Check out the Employer Mandate Excise Tax, new taxes on businesses with payrolls of $500,000 and up. Just...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 30, 2009 at 8:30 am | 8 comments | 1688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attend Pleasantons County Redistricting Meeting in Dublin Tonight

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED, PER THE REQUEST OF THE COMMENTER. Attend Pleasantons County Redistricting Meeting in Dublin...

Original post made by Kelley on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Fun time, on Jun 1, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 12 comments | 1688 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Whitman continues her double faced lies.

California's Republican gubernatorial candidate, Meg Whitman, is getting hit from all sides today on immigration-- not just...

Original post made by Chet on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 15 comments | 1687 Views

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California is watching San Bernardino, and the nation is watching California

With an anonymous troll posting here--using the pseudonym Guvnah"--characterizing "projections" of debt as mere "fodder for...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 4, 2014 at 11:53 am | 33 comments | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Military Families mobilize to get packages to troops in war zones

Have you ever put together a care package for a son or daughter at college? Multiply that by 260 and you can begin to comprehend...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Knife pulled during a fight at Foothill HS last Friday? What's the story?

I just found out that there was a fight at Foothill High School last Friday afternoon and that a 14-year-old pulled out a...

Original post made by Elaine on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Elaine, on Oct 12, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 6 comments | 1686 Views

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Obama's Katrina

For months we've heard about swine flu. In recent days several several in Obama administration have used "pandemic" which...

Original post made by Sue on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1686 Views

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Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations — your parents trained you well. If...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Me , on Mar 17, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy rain on the way for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Rain is forecast as Sunday progresses with a quarter-inch of rain and then as much as another half-inch overnight. The temperature...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Manish, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 1686 Views

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BUSINESS: Ross Stores reports August sales gains of 11%

Pleasanton-based Ross Stores, Inc. has reported that sales for the four weeks ended Aug. 29 increased 11 percent to $557...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by ShellyBeamony, on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 1686 Views

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All about Pleasanton (and Sunol)

Enjoy these summeertime scenes of Pleasanton with a short segment on Sunol posted recently on You Tube, courtesy of Realty...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 1686 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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