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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Members

My friends and I were talking the other day about how the parcel tax issue has really divided the community. One friend...

Original post made by Having some fun on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 28, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 12 comments | 1662 Views

AROUND TOWN

All fired up

The countdown is on for one of the most exciting charity events in recent memory in the Tri-Valley. The "A Taste of Summer"...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Chas, on May 28, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 1120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will Measure G pass?

This is not a question of whether you want it to pass or not, but whether you think it will pass? Will the school board's...

Original post made by Concerned Student on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Test, on May 28, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 19 comments | 1295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Employee who will vote NO on Measure G

I too will be voting no on Measure G for a variety of reasons. The Union of school employees is actually failing our teachers,...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Me, on May 28, 2009 at 11:53 am | 83 comments | 2550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EVOLUTION BEING TAGUHT IN PLEASANTON SCHOOLS

It has come to my attention that the theory of evolution is being taught in the public schools in your city of Pleasanton....

Original post made by Teacher on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 28, 2009 at 7:40 am | 24 comments | 1303 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo man, 2 others arrested in regional workers' comp fraud

Three Bay Area residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with a $5 million dollar workers' compensation insurance fraud...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sunflower, on May 28, 2009 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 1038 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Queen Elizabeth to Receive Link to D-Day Events

I now know why President Obama gave Queen Elizabeth an iPod during their state visit a few months back. This allows the President...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers have bigger problems than G...

WASHINGTON—A shocking report released by the U.S. Department of Education this week revealed that a growing number of the...

Original post made by Pen on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 28, 2009 at 6:45 am | 4 comments | 1129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How will class sizes stay small even IF the parcel tax passes?

The economic uncertainty continues to unfold.... PUSD says the reserve fund will have $68,000 at fiscal year end. PUSD...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 28, 2009 at 5:57 am | 8 comments | 1188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Make-A-Wish Foundation Bankrupted

The president of the altruistic foundation says it’s not the countries economic hard times but something much devious. A...

Original post made by AP Reporter on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by AP Reporter, on May 28, 2009 at 12:03 am | 3 comments | 1141 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court this morning upheld Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, by a...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Liberty and Justice for ALL, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 88 comments | 2244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Why I voted 'no' on Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5631 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water Smell is AWFUL!

My neighbor and I was talking, and she mentioned that she has cleaned her sink, applied a garbage disposer cleaner, and her...

Original post made by Cynthia on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by uh oh, on May 27, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1219 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 | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alviso Adobe site for PAL 40th Anniversary Art Show

Alviso Adobe historic Pleasanton site will be the host to Pleasanton Art League 40th Anniversary Art Show from 5/29 to 5/31....

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores edge higher

The California Department of Education released the API (Academic Performance Index) scores this morning, showing the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by A Lydiksen Mom, on May 27, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 65 comments | 1759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good to Great - In our Schools

Several times, School Board Member Chris Grant has referenced the book "Good to Great" when talking about what we need to...

Original post made by What Makes Great on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 27, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 49 comments | 2283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAO says Federal Stimilus package more than offsets state cuts

From LAO report on May Revise: In program terms (excluding deferrals and funding swaps), the May Revision reduces K–12...

Original post made by parent on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 27, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 8 comments | 1348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen wins congressional art competition

Dong Seung Shin, a junior at California High School in San Ramon, was declared the winner of the 11th Congressional District...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by phil, on May 27, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1219 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Joan Buchanan---resign your Assembly seat

Quoting from your campaign for the State Assembly, "California's budget is a mess! Performance Not Politics. Joan Buchanan...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on May 27, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments | 1566 Views
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