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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget at 5:30 today

In a special meeting at the school district office, the school board will conduct a budget hearing at 5:30 p.m. this afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Don't fire til you see the whites of their eyes, on Mar 3, 2010 at 7:16 am | 26 comments | 1649 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mt. Diablo won't be renamed 'Mt. Reagan,' supervisors rule

Contra Costa County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday in opposition of changing the name of "Mount Diablo'' to "Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:34 am | 15 comments | 2091 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council members chosen to write ballot arguments for and against Oak Grove development proposal

City Council members have been chosen to write arguments in favor and against a ballot referendum to be voted on June 8 that...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Don't buy the hype, on Mar 2, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 19 comments | 1663 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Jewish Democrat writes about her recent conversion to Conservatism

Isn't it interesting how people change from Liberal to Conservative, but NEVER the other way around? Disappointing...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Wait..., on Mar 2, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 10 comments | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Character appreciation

When it comes to setting goals, the people of Pleasanton often refer back to the basics that have helped shape this community...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 11 comments | 1388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wow! What a thought Here?

How about California as a TOTAL Right Wing State Full Of "Character"! Words Out: “Hello Patriot RadicalPatriot, Because...

Original post made by Character Of Community? on Mar. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 965 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Seinfeld set to music' on stage through March 21

"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" takes a comedic look at love and relationships that is as touching and insightful...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Becky, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1402 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

17-year-old from Livermore killed in crash following armed robbery

Alameda County sheriff's officials said Thursday that five people who were in a car that sped away from deputies and then...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by andrea luciano, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 20 comments | 3307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rain likely today for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

The National Weather Service is calling for light rain developing early today in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley with a 90...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Little Mikey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds mourn death of Amador freshman at church service last night

More than 800 students, teachers and others packed the sanctuary of Valley Community Church last night for the memorial service...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by JMF, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:00 am | 28 comments | 7512 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How should California state pensions work?

I don't know much about how pensions for state employees work. CalPers, CalSTRS.... I don't even know the acronyms. I can...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:44 am | 51 comments | 2132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board accepts teachers union contract

While the school board approved a contract with the teachers' union Tuesday night, one that would save the district nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Get smart, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 1356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court rejects claim that sex offender residency requirement is unconstitutional

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that a sex offender residency restriction enacted by voters in 2006 applies to...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by RU Kidding?, on Mar 1, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 wounded warriors receive scholarships from Sentinels of Freedom organization

Two more veterans from Iraq have been welcomed to the Tri-Valley with scholarships from the Sentinels of Freedom Foundation...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by No ID, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1301 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Citizen Challenges Jerry McNerney to a Debate on his Healthcare Reform Vote

Sent to Jerry McNerney I challenge you to a debate on the current Democratic Health Reform bill, better known as socialized...

Original post made by Dominic Di Blasio on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 42 comments | 1407 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More Madness - Walnut Creek

I'm still trying to figure out how a municipality gets authority from the federal government. I was not aware that cities...

Original post made by Reefer Madness on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reefer Madness, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 1164 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Four-Minute Guide to the Seven-Hour Healthcare Summit

The seven-hour Healthcare Summit condensed to four minutes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rw3ko5tKotY...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 1, 2010 at 8:19 am | 8 comments | 1085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S.F. school district sends pink slips to 900 teachers, others

The San Francisco Unified School District's Board of Education Tuesday night approved sending pink slips to more than 900...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Feb 28, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 14 comments | 1611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAO 2010-11 Budget Analysis: Proposition 98 and K-12 Education

Here's the California Legislative Analyst's Office report on Schwarzenegger's budget proposals as affects K-12 Education...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 28, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1327 Views
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