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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers have bigger problems than G...

WASHINGTON—A shocking report released by the U.S. Department of Education this week revealed that a growing number of the...

Original post made by Pen on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 28, 2009 at 6:45 am | 4 comments | 1141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How will class sizes stay small even IF the parcel tax passes?

The economic uncertainty continues to unfold.... PUSD says the reserve fund will have $68,000 at fiscal year end. PUSD...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 28, 2009 at 5:57 am | 8 comments | 1208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Make-A-Wish Foundation Bankrupted

The president of the altruistic foundation says it’s not the countries economic hard times but something much devious. A...

Original post made by AP Reporter on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by AP Reporter, on May 28, 2009 at 12:03 am | 3 comments | 1160 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court this morning upheld Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, by a...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Liberty and Justice for ALL, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 88 comments | 2305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Why I voted 'no' on Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5631 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 27, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 1749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water Smell is AWFUL!

My neighbor and I was talking, and she mentioned that she has cleaned her sink, applied a garbage disposer cleaner, and her...

Original post made by Cynthia on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by uh oh, on May 27, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sonia Sodomajor nominated to the Supremes

Thoughts?...

Original post made by Supreme Court Junkie on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by I didn't know, on May 27, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 26 comments | 1856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alviso Adobe site for PAL 40th Anniversary Art Show

Alviso Adobe historic Pleasanton site will be the host to Pleasanton Art League 40th Anniversary Art Show from 5/29 to 5/31....

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1273 Views

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 | 1796 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 | 2925 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 K–12...

Original post made by parent on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 27, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 8 comments | 1363 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 | 1248 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 | 1604 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
There are no comments yet. 1108 Views

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 | 1050 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 | 1429 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 | 1086 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 | 1411 Views

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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 | 1461 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 | 1201 Views
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