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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What results for Amador Math tournament

What were the results at Amador's Bay Area math tournament this weeK?...

Original post made by judy on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 20, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 3 comments | 1430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board President Campaign promise

Following is one of Chris Grant's key campaign promises: ------------------------------------- Fiscal Responsibility-Maintain...

Original post made by Promises, promises on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 20, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 2 comments | 1244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police continue search for Bank of West robber

Pleasanton police are continuing to search for a man who robbed a Bank of the West's branch in the Raley's shopping center...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 20, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 2463 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate plans Christmas Eve vote for Health Care Reform package

Shocker, while nearly all of America is focusing on Christmas, and despite the fact that opinion polls by consensus show...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Dorothy, on Dec 20, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 1076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Race to the Top

At the upcoming Jan 5, 2010 PUSD Board of Trustees meeting agenda item 2.1 is to approve an MOU contingent upon success in...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1357 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chihuahua pups heading east to new homes in the Big Apple

Chihuahua pups will be strolling down a red carpet at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday morning as they hop...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marie K. Torres, on Dec 20, 2009 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton featured in new issue of Family Circle magazine!

Check out the January 2010 issue of Family Circle. In the "My Hometown" column on page 38, there's a nice little write-up...

Original post made by Tyler on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Dec 20, 2009 at 7:41 am | 14 comments | 2629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Citizens' Group?

The following letter to the editor was printed 11/27/09 in the PW. Does anyone know what the "concerned citizens' group"...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Dec 20, 2009 at 7:14 am | 199 comments | 4844 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State unemployment drops, but 1 out of every 8 eligible workers jobless

California's unemployment rate in November dropped from its record level the month before, but nearly an eighth of the state's...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by BIg Poppa, on Dec 20, 2009 at 4:42 am | 3 comments | 1268 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FYI : Help Defeat Health Care Bill

Colleagues, The U.S. Senate, under the cloistered actions of Harry Reid, will be attempting to ramrod through a 2000+...

Original post made by Ana on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Dec 20, 2009 at 12:10 am | 9 comments | 1410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley, Foothill among 5 in area given top high school honors

Five Tri-Valley schools have been awarded Silver medals as part of US News & World Reports' annual assessment of the country's...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Dec 19, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 1783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is this even legal?

I am wondering if the following "informational" (read brainwashing) session is allowed on public school grounds during instruction...

Original post made by alee on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 118 comments | 4027 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WHO Admits to Releasing Pandemic Virus into Population via ‘Mock-Up’ Vaccines

(Mercola.com) The document on the WHO website linked below states that it is common procedure to release pandemic viruses...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by HypeOnentee, on Dec 18, 2009 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 1476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmers Market

Island Earth's farmers market is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays in the parking lot between...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by der, on Dec 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cinderella

Cinderella is a fun-filled version of a "fabulously fractured" fairy tale. The audience will be invited to cheer, clap and...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Erika Beratlis, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wolf Sighting on Martin Avenue

Sunday morning between 7:30 and 8AM I saw what I thought at first was a fox running slowly along the inside of the fence...

Original post made by AVHS Dad on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 27 comments | 3518 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Medicare and Social Security benefits need to be increased

Whay do I say this? We are Taxed Enough Already, so where is the money going to come from? As usual the government and...

Original post made by Privatize on Dec. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1233 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 101 comments | 3072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young bicyclist struck by truck on Greenwood Road

A 14-year-old Pleasanton girl is reportedly still in the hospital after being hit by a truck near Harvest Park Middle School...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sarah S, on Dec 17, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jonathan Lowell takes oath of office as Pleasanton's new City Attorney

Former San Luis Obispo City Attorney Jonathan Lowell was sworn in last night at Pleasanton's new city attorney at a special...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 17, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 26 comments | 1897 Views
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