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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Budget Cuts - an alternative

An idea: There is going to be a huge impact on our schools because of school budget uncertainty in CA. Current Proposed...

Original post made by Simple Solution on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Guy, on Feb 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 3567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne says Pleasanton in good shape, getting better

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne, in his first "State of the City" address since his election last November, told a sell-out...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by fact checker, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 26 comments | 3239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 26 comments | 5347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High one of more than 200 schools statewide to have 'breach' in STAR testing

The Pleasanton school district's Amador Valley High is one of more than 200 schools statewide to have a security breach in...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 15, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 26 comments | 12033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's school superintendent quits to take top post in Castro Valley school district

Pleasanton School Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi announced in an email message to school district teachers and staff that she...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by PleasantonTaxpayer, on Jun 1, 2015 at 8:50 am | 26 comments | 15392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SCHOOL STARTS TODAY!!! 8/4/2015

Can you imagine if the calendar fiasco would have gone through, our kids would have started school, today!?! That's right..that...

Original post made by Laverne on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 12, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 26 comments | 2282 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Auto Industry Bailout - what do you think?

The automobile industry wants federal help, our hard-earned income taken as taxes. Has anyone asked - why NOT let the weaker...

Original post made by Carl on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 10, 2008 at 5:44 am | 26 comments | 3245 Views

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Sonia Sodomajor nominated to the Supremes

Thoughts?...

Original post made by Supreme Court Junkie on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by I didn't know, on May 27, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 26 comments | 2775 Views

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McNerney Website Subject Turnoffs

A vist to Jerry's web site revealed that two catatories listed for submissions..(Healthcare-Tell me what you think) and (...

Original post made by curious on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 26 comments | 2115 Views

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Russia's Putin praises Obama!

Interesting article and one of the first I remember where the leader of Russia praises the US president while the rest of...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 21, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 26 comments | 1770 Views

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Obama heads to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago Olympics

As we face two wars one of which our generals are warning we might lose, have high unemployment, economic meltdown, must...

Original post made by The Farmer on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 26 comments | 1798 Views

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On Obama's intent to dramatically decrease charitable giving...

As I read Jeb's article on the wonderful Healing Therapies Foundation, I couldn't help to wonder how this organization and...

Original post made by ! on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Opaque, on Oct 14, 2009 at 10:04 am | 26 comments | 2258 Views

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TEA Party Power - how you can help keep it going!

The wonderful TEA Party event at the fairgrounds yesterday will help build momentum for conservative victories in the November...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Apr 21, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 26 comments | 1833 Views

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U.S. debt amounts to $534,000 per household.

USA TODAY... U.S. owes Sixty Two Trillion, which amounts to Five hundred and Thirty Two Thousand per U.S. household. This...

Original post made by Solutions? on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 28, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 26 comments | 2332 Views

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California Union to Parents: "Stop Volunteering!"

A union in Culver City wants "forced unionization" of parent volunteers. Unbelievable! Well, actually not considering the...

Original post made by ForTheKids on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 26 comments | 3033 Views

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Obama Campaign Sues to Restrict Military From Voting!

So, those "military loving" Obama campaign team members are "showing their love" for our military by suing to restrict their...

Original post made by Respect for Military on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Aug 6, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 2295 Views

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Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, is telling voters that while "the California dream...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by 30 is NO !, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 26 comments | 4158 Views

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Thanks to Our "Unifying" President, 20 States Petition to Secede Thus Far

First it was Louisana. Now 19 other States have petitioned to secede from our Union. These States are... Arkansas,...

Original post made by amazing on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:59 pm | 26 comments | 2187 Views

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Does Obama want a Muslim Nation?

It certainly appears as if Obama would rather support Islam than Christianity. As part of it's war on Christians, the Obama...

Original post made by Teacake Frank on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 25, 2013 at 9:06 am | 26 comments | 2030 Views

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BART, unions take a breather after governor prevents strike

Negotiators for BART and unions representing about 2,400 employees took a breather yesterday after Gov. Jerry Brown intervened...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 26 comments | 6543 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 703 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 277 views

 

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