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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Acceptance-related activities in local high schools?

My daughters attended MV and SRV high schools, and one of many reasons I'm proud of them is that both were involved with...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 16, 2010 at 8:20 am | 33 comments | 2747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-bullying policy: Mental gymnasties in the CC Times

Here is a link to the article to which I'm responding, headlined in the print edition: "Anti-gay bullying proves tough for...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by LBGTQ Youth, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 16 comments | 1395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SFGate article: schoolhouse bullies are social wannabees

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/02/09/BA5V1HKBD5.DTL Authors conclude that school bullying is not...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Reporting Services in Alameda, on Mar 24, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 888 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

So, where'd the "Special Interest Group" posting go?

Very odd. Some concerned citizen wrote a brief article expressing her worry that the Day of Silence at Dougherty Valley...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Fact be Known, on May 1, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 61 comments | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Endeavor!

Wow -- That was exciting! Nothing like the shuttle to turn me into a compleat, if somehwat wizened, fanboy. ...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 26, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 1035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Let's go to The Hap! (oh baby)

Well, you can run it, you can jump it, You can sniff and you can dump it, at The Hap. The Park is open for the season, There...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let's go to The Hap!

Oh, baby. The Hap Magee Ranch K9 Corral opened for the season today. Check the hotline for info regarding weather issues:...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Mar. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Drunks On the Trail

I am a regular walker along the Iron Horse Trail and after observing the trends over the last 6 months I thought it...

Original post made by Trail User on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by CK, on Sep 21, 2013 at 7:08 am | 88 comments | 3972 Views

AROUND TOWN

David Livingston's opponent is not ethical

I received a "hit piece" from the losing candidate for sheriff in yesterday's mail. It is really a most deceptive piece of...

Original post made by Treebeard on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Voter, on May 25, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 833 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thank you CTA

One of us is a retired educator so we get mail from the California Teachers Association on a regular basis. This is especially...

Original post made by Treebeard on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sadie, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:41 am | 7 comments | 1194 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney and the fear factor...

Interesting that the McNerney posting restricts comments to registered users. Are they afraid of anonymous postings?...

Original post made by Treebeard on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 965 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan's accuracy is not in the numbers

One of Joan Buchanan's people (a rather obnoxious and supercilious person) is saying on a TV spot that Abram Wilson got a...

Original post made by Treebeard on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Treebeard, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 935 Views

AROUND TOWN

The SRV will have a new supervisor.

Gayle Uilkema will be the San Ramon Valley's county Supervisor as decided today at the Board of Supervisors meeting. ...

Original post made by Treebeard on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Jul 27, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 8 comments | 1045 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Times Crossword is now a loser

Does anyone else find that new CC Times Sunday Crossword is unusable? It used to be about a third of a page and now is a...

Original post made by Treebeard on Nov. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 477 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Roller Girls Now Recruiting

The Tri-Valley Roller Girls (TVRG) are now recruiting in the East Bay/Tri-Valley area (Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, San...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Roller Girls on Jun. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley Roller Girls Garage Sale- 7/8 & 7/9

Your local roller derby girls have lots of goodies waiting for you! From furniture & household items to kitchen appliances...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Roller Girls on Jul. 7, 2011
There are no comments yet. 897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garage Sale 8/12 & 8/13 7am-2pm

Your local roller derby girls have lots of goodies waiting for you! From furniture & household items to kitchen appliances...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Roller Girls on Aug. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roller Derby - Tri-Valley Roller Girls Are Recruiting!

The Tri-Valley Roller Girls (TVRG) are now recruiting in the East Bay/Tri-Valley area (Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, San...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Roller Girls on Jan. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water, water everywhere?

What is going on with the seemingly unending stream of water flowing down Hartz Ave? It seems to start around the Podva...

Original post made by Triogenes on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Mar 26, 2009 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frugal vacations?

Does anyone have any ideas for any frugual vacation plans? With gas pricess soaring, baggage costing money to fly, etc. what...

Original post made by Troy on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by Lucy, on Jun 20, 2008 at 3:02 pm | 7 comments | 1412 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 910 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 29 comments | 816 views

Be an Exhibitionist!
By John A. Barry | 5 comments | 271 views