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SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores edge higher

The California Department of Education released the API (Academic Performance Index) scores this morning, showing the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by A Lydiksen Mom, on May 27, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 65 comments | 1812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good to Great - In our Schools

Several times, School Board Member Chris Grant has referenced the book "Good to Great" when talking about what we need to...

Original post made by What Makes Great on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 27, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 49 comments | 2942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAO says Federal Stimilus package more than offsets state cuts

From LAO report on May Revise: In program terms (excluding deferrals and funding swaps), the May Revision reduces K12...

Original post made by parent on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 27, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 8 comments | 1373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen wins congressional art competition

Dong Seung Shin, a junior at California High School in San Ramon, was declared the winner of the 11th Congressional District...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by phil, on May 27, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Joan Buchanan---resign your Assembly seat

Quoting from your campaign for the State Assembly, "California's budget is a mess! Performance Not Politics. Joan Buchanan...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on May 27, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments | 1629 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

HEADLINES FROM THE YEAR: 2029

This was originally posted on another thread, but I thought it needed it's own! HEADLINES FROM THE YEAR: 2029 Ozone...

Original post made by Good read on May. 27, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What a teacher has to say about Measure G

This was posted on another thread. I know that some of the Yes on G people will immediately say that this wasn't really...

Original post made by parent on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 27, 2009 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 1055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board Meeting 5/26/09 7 pm

School Board meeting this evening. Agenda and materials located here: http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgendas.cfm Included...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on May 27, 2009 at 10:42 am | 16 comments | 1440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill band director marches on after 41 years

Hundreds are expected to celebrate the 41-year musical legacy of Foothill High School's only band director Bob Moorefield,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 27, 2009 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1094 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hope, Change & Marxism: Did Obama Target Chrysler Dealerships in Counties They Lost?

If you don't think the following is absolutely UNAMERICAN and Marxist, you are not paying attention. Looks like there is...

Original post made by amy on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on May 27, 2009 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1426 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bumpersticker Ideas..

I'm looking for: HONK - If You Want Higher Taxes OR, HONK - If You've Had Enough! Or maybe in the interest of...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Remi, on May 26, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 12 comments | 1473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Republican AGAINST measure G

A recent posting online complained that he/she was a republican who was voting for measure G because he/she HAD NO CHOICE,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by for Katie, on May 26, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 1210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how could class sizes stay small if measure G does not pass?

I don't see how it will be possible for class sizes to stay small if measure G fails. I made a previous post with the title...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 26, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 8 comments | 1262 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

Three face charges in robbery, beating on Vineyard Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5606...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by unknown, on May 26, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 6 comments | 1499 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I'm reporting crime ahead of time like a superhero...

The fair will be closed every Monday this year, meaning carnies will be on the loose. This should cause a spike in transient...

Original post made by Carnie Hunter on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by D, on May 26, 2009 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 1684 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill parking lot arrests

Please be aware of what is going on around you and your neighborhoods. Call PPD if something seems suspicious 931-5100....

Original post made by Concerned on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by unknown, on May 26, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 1497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving Schools - recommend any?

Looking for any feedback anyone may have on local driving schools in the Tri-Valley area. Thanks in advance....

Original post made by Nervous Dad on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 26, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 4 comments | 1229 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tomorrow night's Planning Commission meeting cancelled

The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for tomorrow evening has been cancelled, city officials announced. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by J Henson, on May 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

On anniversary of marriage ruling, both sides await Prop. 8 decision

Today is the one-year anniversary of a California Supreme Court ruling that allowed same-sex marriage - only to be struck...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 26, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 41 comments | 1941 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big rig crash at I-580-Grant Line Road cleared at 6 a.m.

The California Highway Patrol has cleared an earlier big rig crash in Alameda County this morning that blocked a portion...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 26, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1350 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,097 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 801 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 608 views