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SCHOOLS & KIDS

My observations about people who vote yes on Measure G and those who vote No

Prior to this special election, I did not know which way I would vote on Measure G. I have read the Pleasanton Weekly blogs...

Original post made by Kate on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on May 28, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 20 comments | 1942 Views

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WOW!!! The Union Pacific Steam Engine 844 was heartstopping!

Unfortunately, I left my stainless steel Klean Kan at the tracks. Minutes later I returned to find it gone. Who would want...

Original post made by Kate Barker on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Escaped Mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 6 comments | 2095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Kingdom for a Time Machine

I had asked the Board (posted in another thread) what had happened to the plan to have a 7% reserve. The response was “I...

Original post made by Kathleen on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 7, 2009 at 6:38 am | 6 comments | 1643 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cap and Trade Some Background

So often I read comments from posters on this forum referring to "Cap and Trade" who clearly are not fully aware of how it...

Original post made by Kathleen on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 4 comments | 1397 Views

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Domus coming back?

I just read in the Mercury News that Domus is closing their store in downtown Los Gatos in late May. They also plan on opening...

Original post made by kathleen on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by , on Apr 6, 2011 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 1586 Views

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Village Breakfast to Thank Principal Greg Giglio

Join Village High parents and alumni for a potluck breakfast from 8-9 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Village High School...

Original post made by Kathleen on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Dec 13, 2012 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 3110 Views

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Support Meeting

REMINDER... Mothers With a Purpose will be meeting, Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the Foothill High...

Original post made by Kathleen on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 969 Views

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Pleasanton Library

I recently moved to Pleasanton with my husband and our three young children because of a job transfer. It wasn't by choice-it...

Original post made by Kathleen Mohannan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me too Jen, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:08 am | 49 comments | 3533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Response to a Board Member's Email

I am a former board member who has been watching the parcel tax issue. I decided to email the current board about the state...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:49 am | 9 comments | 2211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR Testing Results

Here is a link to the page where you can look at district or school results: http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2009/SearchPanel.asp?ps=true&lstTestYear=2009&lstTestType=C&lstCounty=01&lst...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 1957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to the Top Lessons and Top-Notch Teachers Affect Peers

I am providing two links from "Education Week" articles that people may find of interest as Arne Duncan and school districts...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Superintendent

The following letter was in yesterday's (May 20) edition. I have responded below. Thanks, school community Dear Editor, A...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by pot/kettle, on May 22, 2011 at 7:02 am | 16 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Reductions

From the PUSD web site: "Budget Information Once again we face an uncertain future with the budget. The Governor’s...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Beth, on Feb 3, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 51 comments | 3899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Meets July 7 to Pass Bond and Project List

http://agendaonline.net/public/Meeting.aspx?AgencyID=106&MeetingID=35637&AgencyTypeID=1&IsArchived=False The Board will...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Jul 7, 2016 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 646 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High Speed Rail Passes by a Single Vote

Got a notice from Palo Alto sister paper on this. http://paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=18389 ...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 31 comments | 2686 Views

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Bridge celebration to cost $5.6 million

This was covered in local papers today. The most stunning of comments from Sacramento: "That said, this is the public's...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian, on Feb 10, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 5 comments | 2941 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

"End Welfare for the Wealthy"

I posted this story as a response on another topic, but thought there might be interest in vetting Senator Tom Coburn's idea...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 2256 Views

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Candle Light Vigil

Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. Mother's With A Purpose in conjunction with the National Coalition Against Drug Abuse is...

Original post made by Kathy on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by , on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 1882 Views

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Mothers with a Purpose

Mother's with a Purpose is holding it's first meeting of December this Thursday, December 13 at 7:00 pm at Foothill High...

Original post made by Kathy on Dec. 12, 2012
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Mothers With a Purpose Meets Tonight

Mothers With a Purpose meets at 7 p.m. tonight at Foothill High School Library. Mothers with a Purpose was formed by local...

Original post made by Kathy on May. 8, 2014
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