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SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Diego Unified's New Budgeting Approach

San Diego Unified's new budgeting approach sounds similar to zero-based budgeting. http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/dec/19/education-budget-priority-board/ "the...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Miguel, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Pleasanton teens headed to compete in Intel's international science fair

Two Pleasanton high school students are hoping their projects designed to help in the fight against cancer will bring them...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by to anonymous, on May 9, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1549 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Corporations are not Natural citizens

Why the US Supreme Court would ever consider a business entity the same as human being, namely, you and me, has always been...

Original post made by dublinmike on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Claudette McDermott's Thread Restricted???

What is Claudette McDermott afraid of that she would post a self-promoting thread about street artists and then restrict...

Original post made by What\'s Up Gina? on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views

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Who is Cholo?

Cholo, Would you mind filling us in here? A) I assume you may be of Mexican Heritage? B) Are you employed? C)...

Original post made by Question? on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 21 comments | 1549 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Metropolitan Opera star at Las Positas College tonight

Opera fans only have to go to Las Positas College to enjoy "A Night at the Met." Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/04/metropolitan-opera-star-at...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by noor khondokar, on Feb 25, 2016 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1549 Views

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Bay Bridge lane closures during off-peak hours to continue indefinitely

The California Department of Transportation announced Thursday it is closing one to two lanes of traffic on both decks of...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1548 Views

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Tri-Valley veteran journalist Tim Hunt to start blog Jan. 3

Tim Hunt will begin blogging Jan. 3 at PleasantonWeekly.com. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8954...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 4, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 1548 Views

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Season of Sharing

For future reference, before donating to the Season of Sharing charity, if you wish your donation dollars to stay in/help...

Original post made by dischanted on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 4, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 8 comments | 1548 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART strike could come as early as Wednesday

BART management and union leaders sent out competing press releases Wednesday, indicating that tensions are high with only...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 1548 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Power back on after transformer explosion cuts electricity for 6,000 Pleasanton residents

PG&E crews have fully repaired a transformer that short-circuited during rush hour this morning, causing backups from Vineyard...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Another Witness, on Apr 14, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 4 comments | 1548 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Nanny State Nonsense in Food Labelling: "It's tyranny, pure and simple"

If the Food and Drug Administration gets its way, your trip to the grocery store could get a tad pricier. Supermarket...

Original post made by Fred Helmer on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

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The 17 days of Pleasantonia Rhetoric

What a family friendly, peaceful, constructive, compassionate, effectively communicating, solution oriented community-NOT! And...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 20, 2009 at 2:18 am | 14 comments | 1547 Views

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Electronic Waste Recycling Fundraiser for Hart Middle School PFA

Hart Middle School, 4433 Willow Road, is hosting a drive-through electronic waste recycling fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Carl, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1547 Views

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Pleasanton Library English Conversation

The Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., offers free English conversations classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 1547 Views

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Raquel's brand products recalled due to contamination in hummus salads, wraps

The California Department of Public Health is alerting consumers who have purchased prepackaged hummus salad, wraps and sandwiches...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by john, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1547 Views

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Better Homes and Gardens agents volunteering at Valley Humane Society today

Agents from a Pleasanton real estate firm will be volunteering today at Valley Humane Society as part of their "Company Giving...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 1547 Views

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'Tales of Olympus Jr.' at Firehouse Arts Center tonight through Sunday

The Civic Arts Stage Company in partnership with Bay Area Children's Theater is presenting "Tales of Olympus Jr.," a rollicking...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Christina, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education Mandates: Overhauling a Broken System

New report from the Legislative Analysts Office on California's broken education funding system: http://www.lao.ca.gov/reports/2010/edu/educ_mandates/ed_mandates_020210.aspx " ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are today's kids getting too much homework?

I would like to share this article. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/sfmoms/detail?entry_id=73748...

Original post made by mom on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Oct 11, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 11 comments | 1546 Views
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