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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where are we supposed to go to vote?

If we want to vote today. where would we go to do that?...

Original post made by alana on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 2, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget situation still uncertain

With Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger calling for more cuts to education after five of the six state propositions failed and Concord-area...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 2, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 41 comments | 1454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote Yes on Measure G'

Vote "yes" on Measure G to provide the local control we need to protect vital education programs, including counseling services,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 29 comments | 1615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who paid for all those Yes on G signs?

It is interesting to see all the Yes on G signs around town. These are not cheap hand-painted grass-roots signs stapled to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bel, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 1264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Buck Stops Here ...

As I journeyed Coast Highway 1 to Monterey this past weekend, I passed Watsonville, home of the Pajaro Valley Unified School...

Original post made by Parent of two on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by please be nice, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:04 am | 4 comments | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VOTE YES ON G - Help our schools.

I urge you to vote Yes on G. You will be happy with the outcome. :)...

Original post made by Unclehomerr on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Taste of Summer brings together Hacienda companies for competition, charity

First ever "A Taste of Summer" benefits Hacienda Helping Hands charitable giving campaign through fun BBQ competition. Six...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G or Measure N?

Suppose there were two Measures on the ballot on June 2. The first is Measure G which if approved would cut the current...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 7 comments | 1345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mt. Diablo Unified. A glimpse into our future if Measure G fails?

In today's paper. You may remember their parcel tax failed on May 19. "In other districts, where fewer teachers are losing...

Original post made by The future on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bottom Line, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 18 comments | 1471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Inconsistency in garbage changes

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5634 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:29 pm | 5 comments | 1243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are you doing Tuesday, June 2nd?

In an effort to lighten up the mood... If you haven't already voted by mail ballot, please describe what you are doing...

Original post made by Wow on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 29 comments | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 1, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 53 comments | 1864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Election 2010

Something to think about for those still deciding on how to vote on Measure G, and seeking opinions of those not adamantly...

Original post made by Four Eyes on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by G is for Great!, on Jun 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 47 comments | 2374 Views

RESTAURANTS

What do you think of The Oasis Grille?

As the publisher of www.BayAreaCritic.com, I'd like to get your input regarding The Oasis Grille located on Main Street in...

Original post made by Bay Area Critic.com on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 7 comments | 3562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Studio 7 "downsizing" or Closing?

About a year ago the owner took a job as a winemaker for a Livermore winery. After the Hospice Thrift Shop was pushed out...

Original post made by regular of downtown on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 9 comments | 1331 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Anti-Measure G Country Song

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by HA!, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Cuts will radically affect our community

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5666 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on Jun 1, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 27 comments | 1538 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Gov't Took Control Over Education...and 3 (Shocking) Goals of Public Education

It is a rarely known but true fact that the quality of education and academic performance in the US was very high before...

Original post made by Carol on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by fact checker, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:29 am | 8 comments | 1320 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area leaders praise Obama's nominee to Supreme Court

Bay Area political leaders Tuesday praised President Obama's nomination of federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:43 am | 25 comments | 1770 Views
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