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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama might release terrorists into US

In spite of significant resistance Obama said today that he will not rule out the release of Gitmo terrorists into the United...

Original post made by Richie Pierce on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jun 12, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 1156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town teacher salaries

Has anyone researched the salaries of Pleasanton teachers and the surrounding communities, and in general Bay Area teacher...

Original post made by ????? on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by tamclalicrago, on Jun 12, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 73 comments | 3339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated in the budget conference committee

The health of California's children is at risk! There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated...

Original post made by StandUP on Jun. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bosco, downtown's mascot, dies

Bosco, downtown Pleasanton's mascot for years, died last week at the age of 13-1/2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5702...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 1373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services Sunday for woman killed in motor scooter crash

Services for Donna M. Bain-St. Germain, who was killed Saturday in a motorized scooter accident, will be held this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Person, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 9 comments | 2082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to Save Class Size Reductions

PPIE should start a restricted, donation drive directed at the elementary school population. The money raised would only...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Alee, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:06 am | 17 comments | 1653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teen injured in off-roading accident near Sunol

Pleasanton teen injured in off-roading accident near Sunol Sophia Kazmi Valley Times Posted: 06/11/2009 05:24:01 PM PDT Updated:...

Original post made by Ann on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Jun 12, 2009 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1335 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shaklee honored for corporate sustainability efforts

Pleasanton-based Shaklee Corporation announced recently that it has received two new environmental awards for 2009 that honor...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Nicole, on Jun 12, 2009 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 994 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government Service Union (SEIU) wants more of your money

SEIU drops a mil for new taxes campaign. The California State Council of Service Employees International Union launched...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by 12.9B, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Fathers Day be Celebrated in School

I was always curious how our schools handle Fathers Day. I've had my son bring home things he made in school for the occasion...

Original post made by Ptown Dad on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Figure it out people, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:09 am | 13 comments | 1225 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Financial Meltdown

The clock is ticking on the California economy what should be done? http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090610/pl_nm/us_economy_california_revenues ...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Frank Lee, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:02 am | 11 comments | 1098 Views

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Is THIS the type of "Change" You Voted For? : (Short videoclip of "Gangster Govt"

This is not the America I used to know. Is THIS the type of "Change" you Obamaphiles voted for? Short videoclip is linked...

Original post made by Beth on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 11, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 12 comments | 1331 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council to act on downsized $87.3 million operating budget Tuesday

Members of the Pleasanton City Council indicated Tuesday night that they will approve a downsized $87.3 million operating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 11, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 1090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Casey Resigning?

It was stated on another thread that the day after Measure G failed, Dr. Casey put his house on the market. Does anyone...

Original post made by Anyone know on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 11, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 34 comments | 1937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Young Teachers Better Than Older Ones?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly Jeb Bing writes, "The tax would have saved the 127 of 148 jobs that are on the...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 42 comments | 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fund campaign

Pleasanton's two educational foundations are doing a fundraiser. http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=413 ...

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Pool Days--Time To Burn

Some Pleasanton elementary and middle schools have a day towards the end of the school year when the kids spend the entire...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 42 comments | 1461 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Govener threatens to SHUT DOWN state government

We certainly have a problem here.. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arnold-budget11-2009jun11,0,4348474.story ...

Original post made by NowWhat? on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 1185 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Tells US Businesses: "DROP DEAD!"

More evidence of where Obama and the democrats are taking the US... http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=washingtonstory&sid=aaaBdVMkjPnU ...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 15 comments | 1306 Views

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Even If You Can''t Stand "Rush," I Beg You To Watch This Short Clip...

I am already anticipating several negative replies from people who vehemently dislike Rush Limbaugh...either because they...

Original post made by Barbara on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rush Limbaugh, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 37 comments | 1614 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 883 views

Lulu is back home!!!!
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 708 views