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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly 200 meet to discuss school finances

Standing crowds wound around bookshelves and back to the fiction section of the Amador Valley High School library for a community...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 1583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor pledges to spare education

I would hope so! They can't cut much more of education without running afoul of commitments made during acceptance of...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

The LOCAL Conservative momentum is building!

Below is a blurb David Harmer (Conservative) campaign manager sent to forward. They NEED you to show up in Manteca to support...

Original post made by Conservative Agenda Here: on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Conservative Agenda Here:, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 8 comments | 1062 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district seeks new revenue sources

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6521...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 8 comments | 1311 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If u don't watch any other video this month, watch this (uplifting) about our soldiers.

After you watch this, think about all those comments by various congressmen of a certain party who have demoralized our troops....

Original post made by Ruth on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Rat, on Jan 11, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 1005 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'Jobs, jobs, jobs' is state's highest priority, Schwarzenegger says

In Wednesday morning's State of the State address, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger drew upon pigs, ponies, prisons and priorities...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Jan 11, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 1243 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Duraflame files suit against air district over wood-burning ban

Duraflame Inc. has filed a lawsuit against the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, claiming the district does not have...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by BPS, on Jan 11, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 2820 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PDA director resigns post to marry, move to Florida

Christine Salidivar, executive director of the Pleasanton Downtown Association since April 2004, has resigned her position...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sushi, on Jan 11, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 1144 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Media seeks right to televise Prop. 8 proceedings in SF federal courtroom next month

A coalition of television networks and newspapers asked a federal judge in San Francisco Monday for permission to televise...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 11, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 23 comments | 2066 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lackluster attendance seen at forum for superintendent search

The community was represented by three people seeking to give input to the superintendent search firm Wednesday evening....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 11, 2010 at 9:24 am | 24 comments | 1865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Forum on Budget

I was so surprised at how many attended the meeting. I counted about 180. Luz gave a very easy to understand presentation...

Original post made by Beth on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 98 comments | 4933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man at library

I was at the library this afternoon and saw a man that had collapsed. A nurse was giving the man CPR and 911 was called....

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jan 10, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1224 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friday's earthquake was an aftershock; seismologist says there could be more

An earthquake that rattled the Tri-Valley Friday morning was an aftershock from one that shook the area Thursday, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Johanna, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1504 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Governor's budget proposals and their impact on public education

I found a fact sheet prepared by the office of the governor that provides some useful detail beyond what he said in his speech...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Jungle Book" Ballet at the Amador Theatre

I just saw the Friday night performance of the "Jungle Book" Ballet at the Amador Theatre. I highly recommend it - they...

Original post made by Inge on Jan. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1312 Views

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Top 10 Most Ridiculous Uses of Stimulus Funds (Updated)

You've got to hand it to "Democrat Economics." Help me understand how any of these "stimulus" projects increase jobs and...

Original post made by Ruth on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jan 8, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 35 comments | 3011 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

47 possible violations recorded on Christmas Spare the Air Day

Nowhere in the Bay Area should chestnuts have been roasting on an open fire on Christmas due to a Spare the Air alert issued...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by pdullea, on Jan 8, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 28 comments | 2563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earthquake today?

Did anyone feel something like a small earthquake in Pleasanton? I felt some shaking at around 10:15 am thursday 1/7/2010...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Jan 8, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 8 comments | 1473 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Geologist calls 4.1 quake 'run of the mill'

The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Bay Area Thursday is nothing to be shaken up about, a U.S. Geological Survey...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Terri, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1356 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Police investigate possible hate crime after two men allegedly beat taxi driver

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Daena, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 61 comments | 3629 Views
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