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SCHOOLS & KIDS

negotiating teachers' contracts

I have done some homework about the process for negotiating teachers' contracts. According to the CTA, school districts and...

Original post made by Sandy on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Carl, on Apr 26, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 20 comments | 1355 Views

AROUND TOWN

The writing on the wall

Not a day goes by in Pleasanton that someone doesn't discover graffiti scribed on a freeway underpass, stop sign, railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 26, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 8 comments | 1129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction Vehicle Alert Noises?

Does anyone know the source of the loud beeping sounds (like when a large truck is backing up) in the Vineyard area is from? This...

Original post made by What is the noise? on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by What is the noise?, on Apr 26, 2009 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 1228 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The chance of a lifetime

For 17 dancers, they are putting it all on the line for this audition in "A Chorus Line." Their dreams will be decided on...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Terrific, on Apr 25, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 2 comments | 1003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekend Grafitti on Cole's Market and around Second St.

What's the story on the FSU graffiti popping up in this section of town Saturday night? Were there tire slashings too? That's...

Original post made by concerned citizen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 53 comments | 2509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GOOGLE SCHOOL DISTRICTS FREEZING TEACHER SALARIES

I did a google search of "school districts freezing teacher salaries," and what I found was page after page of articles about...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Superintendent's Memo

Hey, I found a copy online! http://www.harvestparkpta.org/PDF/Flyers/Response_-_Real_Facts.pdf Here's what I find funny. 1)...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 6 comments | 1205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schwarzenegger visits Shaklee for Earth Day

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger paid a visit to nutritional supplement producer Shaklee Corp. Wednesday afternoon under sunny...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 7 comments | 1185 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Germain back in court April 28

Former Castlewood tennis pro Henry Germain went before the judge again today, only to have his case be continued yet again....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 24, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 19 comments | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor shares why teachers unions are bad for kids

Mr. Moe is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the William Bennett Munro professor of political science at Stanford...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 24, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 40 comments | 1883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City Council Agrees – PUSD is broke

The City Council voted 4-0 confirming that PUSD can’t pay $800,000+ on an annual debt payment. The City will bailout PUSD...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by John, on Apr 24, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need help from PUSD Math Teachers . . .

Supporters of Measure G claim Pleasanton teachers are taking a ‘pay cut’ next year because they will work two less days....

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 24, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 7 comments | 1531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial

Pleasanton's zoning and land use controls apparently aren't keeping up with changes in the city's mix of commerce, industry,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 24, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 1124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Bravo to new yogurt shop

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5512 posted Friday, April 24, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 1036 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Homeland Security Memo

It was reported, on the radio, that the Secretary Of Homeland Defense, Janet Napolitano, issued a memo, which apparently...

Original post made by Jerry on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Academic vs. Real World, on Apr 24, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 9 comments | 1688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Updated info on federal stimulus funds

see http://www.pleasantonparceltaxinfo.com for updated information and web links to state information on federal stimulus...

Original post made by Mary on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:17 am | 7 comments | 1050 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Investigative Journalist Handcuffed at USC (videoclip)

Gina...(et. al): Here is a youtube link of an amazing videoclip of a legitimate alternative news journalist who would like...

Original post made by amy on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 24, 2009 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 1333 Views

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WOW!!! The Union Pacific Steam Engine 844 was heartstopping!

Unfortunately, I left my stainless steel Klean Kan at the tracks. Minutes later I returned to find it gone. Who would want...

Original post made by Kate Barker on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Escaped Mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 6 comments | 1096 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident

Does anyone know how the two 19yr olds in the accident on Vineyard are?...

Original post made by Marie on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Apr 23, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1462 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Assembly aides see salary hikes

More than 120 Assembly aides were granted salary increases recently despite a rocky state economy and projections of a multibillion-...

Original post made by concerned taxpayer on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1145 Views
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