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SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to Save Class Size Reductions

PPIE should start a restricted, donation drive directed at the elementary school population. The money raised would only...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Alee, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:06 am | 17 comments | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teen injured in off-roading accident near Sunol

Pleasanton teen injured in off-roading accident near Sunol Sophia Kazmi Valley Times Posted: 06/11/2009 05:24:01 PM PDT Updated:...

Original post made by Ann on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Jun 12, 2009 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1384 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shaklee honored for corporate sustainability efforts

Pleasanton-based Shaklee Corporation announced recently that it has received two new environmental awards for 2009 that honor...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Nicole, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 1038 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government Service Union (SEIU) wants more of your money

SEIU drops a mil for new taxes campaign. The California State Council of Service Employees International Union launched...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by 12.9B, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 1198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Fathers Day be Celebrated in School

I was always curious how our schools handle Fathers Day. I've had my son bring home things he made in school for the occasion...

Original post made by Ptown Dad on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Figure it out people, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:09 am | 13 comments | 1247 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Financial Meltdown

The clock is ticking on the California economy what should be done? http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090610/pl_nm/us_economy_california_revenues ...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Frank Lee, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:02 am | 11 comments | 1150 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is THIS the type of "Change" You Voted For? : (Short videoclip of "Gangster Govt"

This is not the America I used to know. Is THIS the type of "Change" you Obamaphiles voted for? Short videoclip is linked...

Original post made by Beth on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 11, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 12 comments | 1386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council to act on downsized $87.3 million operating budget Tuesday

Members of the Pleasanton City Council indicated Tuesday night that they will approve a downsized $87.3 million operating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 11, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Casey Resigning?

It was stated on another thread that the day after Measure G failed, Dr. Casey put his house on the market. Does anyone...

Original post made by Anyone know on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 11, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 34 comments | 1994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Young Teachers Better Than Older Ones?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly Jeb Bing writes, "The tax would have saved the 127 of 148 jobs that are on the...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 42 comments | 1902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fund campaign

Pleasanton's two educational foundations are doing a fundraiser. http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=413 ...

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Pool Days--Time To Burn

Some Pleasanton elementary and middle schools have a day towards the end of the school year when the kids spend the entire...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 42 comments | 1491 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Govener threatens to SHUT DOWN state government

We certainly have a problem here.. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arnold-budget11-2009jun11,0,4348474.story ...

Original post made by NowWhat? on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 1235 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Tells US Businesses: "DROP DEAD!"

More evidence of where Obama and the democrats are taking the US... http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=washingtonstory&sid=aaaBdVMkjPnU ...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 15 comments | 1352 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Even If You Can''t Stand "Rush," I Beg You To Watch This Short Clip...

I am already anticipating several negative replies from people who vehemently dislike Rush Limbaugh...either because they...

Original post made by Barbara on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rush Limbaugh, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 37 comments | 1667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exiting PUSD employee puts home on market

http://www.movoto.com/statistics/ca/pleasanton.htm ...

Original post made by Pleasanton home for sale on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:36 am | 25 comments | 1474 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Slum Dog Millionaire

Just a warning -- Slum Dog Millionaire is not the feel-good movie that the advertising leads you to believe. For those of...

Original post made by Sandra Ryan on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 3224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Dances or Fun Events

I am wondering how many parents and students would prefer that middle schools have a fun event, (whatever, carnival-like...

Original post made by Nancy on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Taylor, on Jun 10, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2370 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama preaches fiscal responsibility to congress!

Read below from the guy who brought us the GM and Chrysler bailouts, stimulus II, omulus, bank bailouts, mortgage bailouts...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 1133 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schwarzenegger calls for release of journalists imprisoned by North Korea

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday afternoon called for the release of two local journalists who were sentenced in North Korea...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 1060 Views
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