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Theory: paid agitants and Republican PR agents pepper this forum

What do you think? I've lived and worked in Pleasanton a very long time and I've never met anyone with the rabid, bizarre,...

Original post made by Reasonable Person on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by God bless Bill and PM, on Mar 21, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 11 comments | 1173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers union volunteers marching to Sacramento

Nearly two weeks into a seven-week march from Bakersfield to Sacramento to advocate for reinvestment in public education...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Suspicious, on Mar 21, 2010 at 3:02 pm | 12 comments | 1826 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare Bill designed to drive Insurance Industry out of Business

I believe the true motive of the Government Takeover of Healthcare is to force the Free Market Insurance Industry out of...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 21, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 29 comments | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

STUDIO 7 NON-EVENT

So, I get an email from Studio 7 saying to come down cause "We're moving on"! Okay, so I thought it was a farewell party...

Original post made by Art Critic on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by M, on Mar 21, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 3268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate arson at Livermore's Granada High

The Livermore Police Department has initiated an investigation into an arson that occurred last Saturday at Granada High...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 1919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eight Reasons Not to Tie Teacher Pay to Standardized Test Results

I don’t want poor teachers but are evaluations based on test scores the answer? This might shine some light on the issue....

Original post made by the The on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 1646 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Union Pacific Train Stopped on the Tracks Thursday Evening

Does anyone know why the Union Pacific train stopped in the middle of the intersection last night (Thursday, evening, March...

Original post made by Candyland on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Mar 20, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 9 comments | 1804 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BUSINESS: Ross Stores reports record $442 million in earnings for 2009

Ross Stores, Inc. yesterday reported earnings per share for the 13 weeks ended Jan.30 of $1.16, up 53 percent from $.76 for...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 20, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 1285 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Does Health Care Reform Affect Me?

Tired of getting sound bytes on the subject? ProPublica, a non-profit investigative journalism organization, has a nice...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Keeps getting worse, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 4 comments | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy Scouts recycling Christmas trees Jan. 5

For $5-10, residents can discard their Christmas trees, support Boy Scouts and help the earth all at the same time. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Drew Perkins, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1829 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What Doctors and Patients Have to Lose Under ObamaCare

Obamacare will give the Feds control of surgical decisions. Primary-care doctors who refer patients to specialists will face...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 11 comments | 1106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Fundraiser

Does anybody know how much a tech support specialist and a librarian make? Do they get benefits? The letter sent by PUSD...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by To Sandy, on Mar 20, 2010 at 11:36 am | 73 comments | 3174 Views

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"NEMJ poll: 46% of family practitioners will feel forced out of medicine if ObamaCare passes"

This is from a New England Medical Journal poll. I wouldn't worry tho. So what if half the high quality American-educated...

Original post made by George on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:48 am | 17 comments | 1119 Views

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Obama Advisor Lets Truth out About Healthcare Bill

Audio/video from Democrat Robert Reich letting some of the truth out about the healthcare bill: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT7Y0TOBuG4 Incredibly,...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pied Piper, on Mar 20, 2010 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 1226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAUSD panel recommends changes in teacher evaluations

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lausd-teacher16-2010mar16,0,2124834.story Without detail, I'm not going to comment...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Mar 19, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 8 comments | 1491 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

As Usual the Leftist Pleasanton Weekly Refuses to Cover the News: Final Bill Omits Obamas Some of Obamas Promises

As usual, the Pleasanton Weekly refuses to cover important national news. Final Health Bill Omits Some of Obama's Promises http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/03/19/final-heal...

Original post made by Kelly on Mar. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1059 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If you still think this is not a progressive agenda

So-called health care reform is the lynchpin of the progressive agenda, take the politicians at their own word. Occasionally,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 19, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 19 comments | 2226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity on stanley with ace train

I was told there was police activity involving the ace train on Stanley Blvd...it was stopped and had police involvement...

Original post made by Justin on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teenagers shine at Youth & Government Day

When my 14-year-old grandson Jordan Nally asked me to join him on a YMCA trip to Sacramento, I envisioned rafting down the...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Michelle, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 4 comments | 1436 Views
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State budget hinges on earnings of the 1 percent
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 803 views

Admitted Early Action? Congratulations! And Next Steps
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 284 views