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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G in the lead, but currently doesn't have necessary two-thirds majority

Early results from the Alameda County Registrar of Voters has the parcel tax measure in the lead with 58.4 percent (6,199...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by No was the right vote, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 332 comments | 4956 Views

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Obama to tax healthcare benefits as income

Although he scoffed at McCain during the campaign for considering taxing individuals with healthcare benefits as real income...

Original post made by Carole on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Medicare, on Jun 13, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 32 comments | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Internet Harassement Laws

The Code of Civil Procedure law on Civil Harassment Orders (Section 527.6) defines harassment as: unlawful violence;...

Original post made by BackTheBadge on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 13, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 12 comments | 1308 Views

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Obama to take on the North Koreans

Today the Obama adminstration announced they will start confronting North Korea. First he complained about Iraq and then...

Original post made by Hanna on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 6 comments | 1167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are we a great group of parents?

Ask yourself, are we a great group of parents? When I was growing up in a similar community,(Palo Alto, CA)parents and neighbors...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 13, 2009 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 1142 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

With contract near end, union wants 'cooling off' period, BART officials don't

With less than three weeks remaining before BART's contract with its employees expires, management and labor unions have...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Reposte, on Jun 13, 2009 at 8:46 am | 9 comments | 1186 Views

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Emperor Obama has not clothes

Interesing article and link about Obama and the issues he is creating with his wreckless spending. http://www.newsmax.com/morris/Obama_approval_falls/2009/06/12/224642.html...

Original post made by Pete on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 27 comments | 1325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board tries to save some programs

With the defeat of a the Measure G parcel tax initiative, the Pleasanton Unified School District is looking at other ways...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 12, 2009 at 9:04 pm | 18 comments | 1576 Views

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Obama might release terrorists into US

In spite of significant resistance Obama said today that he will not rule out the release of Gitmo terrorists into the United...

Original post made by Richie Pierce on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jun 12, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 1226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town teacher salaries

Has anyone researched the salaries of Pleasanton teachers and the surrounding communities, and in general Bay Area teacher...

Original post made by ????? on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by tamclalicrago, on Jun 12, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 73 comments | 3431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated in the budget conference committee

The health of California's children is at risk! There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated...

Original post made by StandUP on Jun. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bosco, downtown's mascot, dies

Bosco, downtown Pleasanton's mascot for years, died last week at the age of 13-1/2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5702...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services Sunday for woman killed in motor scooter crash

Services for Donna M. Bain-St. Germain, who was killed Saturday in a motorized scooter accident, will be held this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Person, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 9 comments | 2454 Views

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 | 1690 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 | 1407 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 | 1056 Views

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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 | 1220 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 | 1257 Views

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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 | 1167 Views

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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 | 1411 Views
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