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SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. Times investigative report

A friend of mine sent me the following L.A. Times article which I found shocking and sad. Shocking because the article discusses...

Original post made by Shocked on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 23, 2009 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday at 10:30ish across the street from Safeway

I was going to Safeway when two pleasanton police cars was turning quickly thru the intersection. I wondered what they were...

Original post made by Mike on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 23, 2009 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 1293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Money Myth: School Resources, Outcomes, and Equity

This is the title of a book released this year (author W. Norton Grubb). Some good things from a write-up on the book: Can...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Love is blind, on May 22, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP plans to intensify DUI, seatbelt violations this weekend

Law enforcement agencies throughout the Bay Area will be cracking down on impaired drivers and are urging travelers to stay...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 22, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 4 comments | 1549 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama - Gitmo versus ADX Supermax

Obama wants to shutdown Gitmo and transfer to ADX Supermax because Gitmo inhumane....you decide. Prisoner life In SHU,...

Original post made by John on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on May 22, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 1252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child Died in Vain

I read today about a young girl found buried in her father's backyard in Ceres. Probably murdered by dad. The dad had...

Original post made by Karen on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Maureen, on May 22, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 13 comments | 1451 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wieckowsk launches bid for 20th Assembly District seat

Nearly 100 well-wishers turned out last night for a campaign kickoff rally for Fremont City Councilman Bob Wieckowsk to launch...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on May 22, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 5 comments | 1253 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 Sandy, on May 22, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 6 comments | 1170 Views

SPORTS

Horseshoe tournament Saturday, May 23rd in Livermore.

Horseshoe tournament Saturday, May 23rd in Livermore. Starts at 11:30am in Robertson Park at the shoe pits. Two person teams,...

Original post made by Kent on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Good Ole' Boy, on May 22, 2009 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bounce House Wanted

Hello- I am looking for a bounce house for a girl’s birthday party. I have found several companies but I would rather...

Original post made by Bounce Bounce on May. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teachers wages and retirement benefits 3%?

Can anyone explain what a teachers benefits package looks like and if they start teaching at say 22 when are the eligible...

Original post made by Lance Ulanoff on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 21, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 54 comments | 1472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Regents raise UC tuition 9.3% for 2009-2010 school year

The results of Thursday's University of California Board of Regents meeting in which the board voted in favor of student...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Donna, on May 21, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 13 comments | 1447 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New veteran's facility OK'd in San Joaquin County

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced last week that it has approved construction of a $250-million veteran's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dick Clark, on May 21, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Real Estate Town Hall Meeting

How is your Pleasanton Home value? Where is your Pleasanton Home value going and is there a recovery in sight for Tri Valley...

Original post made by Moxley on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on May 21, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 12 comments | 104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Teachers, I apologize

This is really directed at teachers in general, but I have to tailor this to PUSD teaching staff. We have created a disaster...

Original post made by So Sorry on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on May 21, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 55 comments | 2257 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: East Angela Street house fire was arson

The Pleasanton Weekly has learned that a December house fire on East Angela Street that left one woman severely injured is...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on May 21, 2009 at 10:49 am | 47 comments | 2727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotary Club of Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live....

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Larry Annis, on May 21, 2009 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1126 Views

AROUND TOWN

New BART station?

Maybe I am late to this but is there a new BART station being planned for the Stoneridge Mall? If so, when is it scheduled...

Original post made by John on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 17 comments | 1614 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Props down in flames...time for Measure G!

All the CA props failed (except the one supporting wage freezes) by a HUGE percentage as the voters rounded the bases for...

Original post made by Yahoo! on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Just got schooled, on May 20, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 12 comments | 1238 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Where are the voters?

Wondering where the voters are, these four volunteers at Precinct No. 520230 at the Vineyard Villa mobile home park have...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 16 comments | 1550 Views
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