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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will PUSD Cut CSR?

The ball is in the School Board Trustees' court now. The State has given them flexibility in CSR rules and other categorical...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Agree with Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G and Monsanto

I noticed that Measure G states the money will go towards ensuring 'safe', 'clean' schools. That means the money will...

Original post made by Laura on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by shaking my head, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:43 am | 9 comments | 1424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MEASURE G FAILS

Measure G - Pleasanton USD Completed Precincts: 42 of 42 YES 9,651 61.71% NO 5,988 38.29% ...

Original post made by It\'s done on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:28 am | 15 comments | 1190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to get the most immediate and accurate results on Measure G?

OK, I voted, and did it the old fashioned way at Walnut Grove. Now I want the results as soon as possible and accurately...

Original post made by Frank Trigg on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Not the end of the world, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:38 am | 11 comments | 2371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sept. cut off date

I think incoming kindergarteners need to be 5 years old BEFORE they start school. That would help alot in all subjects taught....

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

9MM NEW FUNDING SOURCE FOR PUSD JUST LOCATED TODAY!

I just located $8,994,732.00 of NEW FUNDING for PUSD!!!! There were 9,651 Yes votes for Measure G 9,651 times $233...

Original post made by GREAT NEWS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 1069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 2190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police say residents helped stop mail thefts in Pleasanton

Nice save (read below) from some fellow Pleasanton citizens. This points out (again) why everyone should have a mail slot...

Original post made by Grace on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by MailTheftVictim, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 4 comments | 1491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now what?

I voted NO today, but I am actually quite willing to spend more money on our schools...if we had a different contract with...

Original post made by Dreamin on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rosemarie, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 18 comments | 1341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking News: Pleasanton defeats measure G

Whoops...might have jumped the gun a little. Never the less, it will be interesting to see the break down of the percentage...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Max, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 10 comments | 1268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

8:09 results so far on G

Measure G - Pleasanton USD Completed Precincts: 23 of 42 YES 6,199 58.42% NO 4,412 41.58%...

Original post made by so far... on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by So Far...it's over!, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 43 comments | 1663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Desperate, Measure G?

Today, I noticed Yes on G yard signs on city public property on the corner of Del Valle and Hopyard. This is clearly in violation...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 17 comments | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

A day at the polls

With only four polling places available to voters in today's Measure G parcel tax election, turnout was spotty with several...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by And still counting..., on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 1296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Parcel tax would fund 'We the People'

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5663 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by bottom line, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 19 comments | 1434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Banks get OK to take unpaid fees out of depositors' Social Security, other government funds

The California Supreme court ruled in San Francisco Monday that banks can take overdraft fees out of Social Security and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Me too, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 5 comments | 1349 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Measure G one of 4 school measures on Bay Area ballots today

Four measures that would provide money to local school districts will appear on Bay Area ballots in a special election today,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by finally, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Support our future leaders, pass Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5574 posted Friday, May 8, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Valley View Dad, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 22 comments | 1320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G - 58 to 41 % so far....

Measure G - Pleasanton USD Completed Precincts: 23 of 42 YES 6,199 58.42% NO 4,412 41.58%...

Original post made by so far... on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by so far, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote No on G!

I will be voting no on G. G is a measure put forth by the teachers union to preserve pay increases in a recession. It is...

Original post made by Citizen on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 8 comments | 1162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

This post is the last post on Measure G the PW needs!

So…On every post about Measure G the same people are arguing the same points, and the same, intentionally or unintentionally,...

Original post made by Problem Solver on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 2, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 26 comments | 1528 Views
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