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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara Grand Jury says school officials are overpaid

Sound familiar? "Many school superintendents and board members in Santa Clara County are paid too much in health benefits...

Original post made by Sound familiar? on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 1269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Was I foolish to move back to Pleasanton?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5759 posted Friday, June 12, 2009,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by True?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 52 comments | 2015 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article about California's fiscal crisis

This article talks about the fiscal crisis in California: http://news.yahoo.com/s/time/08599190493800...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Yo Really, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 22 comments | 1561 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A sobering 3 min. clip about Cap & Trade today...

As Mike Pence (R-IND) said at the end of this clip, this is not a Congress, this is a travesty. http://www.stevesimon.us/blog/?p=1342 ...

Original post made by paul on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1086 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Auto mall, senior living community sail through Planning Commission

A number of seniors walked away from the City Council Chambers Wednesday night with smiles on their faces as the Planning...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 1363 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Park district to hold Ridge meeting Monday

After a widely-attended public scoping meeting on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge where cyclists expressed their frustrations,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jun 29, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board adopts budget without final state projection

Without a final budget adopted by the state and a July 1 deadline to outline the district's finances, the school board passed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 1252 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Call Jerry McNerney's DC office at (202) 225-1947 to VOTE NO on JOBS KILLING CAP & TRADE BILL! He's voting today...and will likely vote YES!

Congress will vote on cap and tax today- call Jerry McNerney’s DC office at (202) 225-1947 and tell him to vote against this...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 28, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 15 comments | 1313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver re-arrested for Oct. 20 rear-end crash on Owens Drive

Pleasanton police have arrested a 53-year-old man on a felony drunk driving charge following an October crash that seriously...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by NO WAY, on Jun 28, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 5439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ban on NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton!

The new California ballot initiative banning NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton! Engorged with triumph over their...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising rally slated for Thursday night at Amador

A rally for the school fundraising campaign I Love Pleasanton Schools is taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Get Educated, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 45 comments | 2066 Views

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Just In Michael Jackson has died ...

Update: Michael Jackson officially dead!! Michael Jackson Rushed to Los Angeles Hospital for Possible ... FOXNews - ý19...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:35 pm | 26 comments | 2291 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Words to live by

Responsiblity, self-discipline, compassion, honesty, respect and integrity are what many would agree are traits to live by....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Jun 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton teen earns Congressional Gold Award

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) welcomed students from the 11th Congressional District to Washington, D.C. Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:43 pm | 2 comments | 1206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Superintendent's Evaluation

...Or the lack of one? Originally scheduled for June 2, the PUSD Board (see May 29 mtg minutes) moved it to June 22. Expected...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by My review, on Jun 26, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 8 comments | 1269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deborah Grossman named city's 6th poet laureate

Deborah Grossman, a published author, feature writer and long-time Tri-Valley poet, was appointed last night as Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by RILKA, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 18 comments | 1458 Views

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Annoyed with Father's Day and Mother's Day

I don't like having the government making these holidays. I am a mother and I don't like Mother's Day. I don't want some...

Original post made by Mom on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by IMHO, on Jun 26, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 37 comments | 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 25 comments | 1779 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City to turn on lights to 2 new traffic signals today

Two new traffic signals--one on the east side of town and another where Bernal Avenue meets Interstate 680--will be activated...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Here since 1978, on Jun 26, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 18 comments | 1172 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

OBAMA TRANSPARENCY? TOTAL ECONOMIC DESTRUCTION from Cap & Trade! They're Voting TODAY! Please Read & Call!

Dems filed 309 pg. AMENDMENT to "Cap & Trade" Bill AT 3am THIS MORNING!! NO DEBATE ALLOWED! Call this # and whoever answers...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by My 2/100, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1210 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,052 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 706 views