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AROUND TOWN

Debbie Harvey Named PUSD Teacher of the Year

The 2009/2010 Teacher of the Year is Debbie Harvey. Read about it here http://www.infopleasanton.com/2009/05/14/harvey-named-pusd-teacher-of-the-year/...

Original post made by Info Pleasanton on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jen Cohn, on May 15, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 9 comments | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday Geyser in Pleasanton

A fire hydrant was knocked off its pedestal Friday before noon at the Pleasanton Square shopping center on Johnson near Owens....

Original post made by Mark Curtis on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Yes on G" Guarantees Double Taxation

The Federal Government has already committed $6.7 million to California School in order to back fill the cuts from the State...

Original post made by Thanks Feds on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1241 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton not Pleasantville...

If you have ever seen the movie Pleasantville than you know their town was perfect. It was a small town with little to no...

Original post made by moviebuff on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 15, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 39 comments | 5187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSR is NOT guaranteed by Measure G

The Pleasanton community has expressed the importance it places on class size reduction. Ask parents what they want to see...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Looking for real leaders, on May 15, 2009 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 1231 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton braces for state to grab $4 million of local revenues to pay down state deficit

Pleasanton officials said today they are bracing for another takeaway of municipal revenues aimed at paying down the state's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Can there be a bright side?, on May 14, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 12 comments | 1344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Proposed Tax on Soda

How do you feel about Obama, an admitted smoker of both tobacco and marijauna, proposing a 7 cents per can "health tax" on...

Original post made by Rob Smithson on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Carolina, on May 14, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 53 comments | 1978 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Adminstration considering elimination of tax free healthcare benefits and elimination of interest expense on homes for couples making over $100,000

In order to help fund the cost of healthcare for the uninsured the Obama administration and congress are considering eliminating...

Original post made by Lisa on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 14, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 41 comments | 1783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan Commission OKs General Plan update

The Pleasanton Planning Commission Wednesday night approved the city's updated General Plan, sending the several-hundred-page...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 14, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 1182 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

An article about whether it matters if the state propositions pass on May 19

It seems to me that whether the propositions pass on May 19 or not, the state will be in trouble. The mercury news had...

Original post made by Resident on May. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Received my measure G ballot today - voted No!

One more vote for no....

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on May 14, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 24 comments | 1463 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Schwarzenegger proposes selling San Quentin and other state assets

Gov. Schwarzenegger has proposed selling San Quentin and other state assets as a way to raise money to offset the budget...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 14, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 4 comments | 1373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax still needed?

Quite a few pro-G supporters claim that PUSD is a well managed public entity. At the Feb 3 PUSD workshop Trustee Kernan...

Original post made by Carl on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ptown resident, on May 14, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 1265 Views

SPORTS

Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Yo, on May 14, 2009 at 10:25 am | 13 comments | 2424 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Important Editorial Regarding California Public Employee Pensions

Please read this extremely important editorial from yeasterday's Contra Costa Times (May 13, 2009). http://www.contracostatimes.com/opinion/ci_12351902?nclick_check=1 I...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on May 14, 2009 at 9:55 am | 6 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burnin' up

Believe it or not, there's a light bulb that's been burning in Livermore long before the invention of the automobile, before...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Point a finger and three point back, on May 14, 2009 at 9:24 am | 5 comments | 1777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Actual Cuts to PUSD

I posted this buried in another thread, but I think the numbers are useful to see published so a new thread is probably best...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by guest, on May 13, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 32 comments | 1457 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman dies after car strikes tree off I-680

A 39-year-old San Ramon woman died hours after her vehicle struck a tree near southbound Interstate Highway 680 in unincorporated...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by parents know better?, on May 13, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 7 comments | 1329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethinking the Parcel Tax

I'm so confused! I am doing my homework, reading lots about this proposed parcel tax. And I'm just not convinced anymore....

Original post made by Tracy on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tate Chen, on May 13, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 18 comments | 1723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RESERVES ARE LIKE YOUR OWN SAVINGS ACCOUNT. YOU CAN KEEP DRAWING IT DOWN, BUT IF YOU CAN'T REPLENISH IT, EVENTUALLY IT'S GONE

Back in 2003, a year of "unprecedented level of budget deficit for the state," which Dr. Casey said could go on for 2 or...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on May 13, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 30 comments | 1461 Views
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