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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to Nowhere Screening

18 St Elizabeth Seton Church, Pope John Paul II Activity Center, Pleasanton, CA Date and Time May 18, 2010 - 7:00pm City Pleasanton...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Liz Anya, on May 12, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do local sports organizations screen their volunteers and prohibit sex offenders from acting as volunteers?

Does anybody know if local sports organizations have policies and/or are required to screen volunteers? Do they look at...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by curly, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 6 comments | 892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2

I received a leaflet from the PUSD talking about a new local school funding measure saying that: "After consequtive years...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Jan 21, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 197 comments | 5548 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Amy Chua's Tiger Mom

any thoughts on this book or topic? Also related Lac Su's book about his childhood with parents that made him eat brains...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jan 23, 2011 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 3832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's May Revise Gives more Money to Schools

The May Review from Brown came out today. State income is up which means that schools will receive more next year based...

Original post made by parent on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on May 17, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 19 comments | 2090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. Schools Spend More; Receive Less; CSR Not Effective

There was a great editorial in the Tri-Valley Herald today about spending in the schools. They were talking about a new study...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Let's do a real comparison, on Jun 21, 2011 at 6:37 pm | 7 comments | 1617 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toilet-Papered

Our home was toilet-papered this weekend. I want to remind parents that in the State of California, this can be considered...

Original post made by parent on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by KeithB, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 33 comments | 3003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do we say to our kids about what happed in CT?

How do we explain that a crazy person shot down kindergartners in their classroom? What if they are afraid to go to school?...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 20, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 33 comments | 3747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burlingame School District -- Ken Wyatt to become Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services

I understand that Ken Wyatt from the PUSD district office was hired by Burlingame Unified as an assistant superintendent...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm..., on Jun 19, 2013 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 2607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Forum about under age drinking

I am a Dad of a Highschool student. I am sick at how much drinking and drugs go on right under our nose. Its on campus,...

Original post made by Parent keeping teens sober on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by LongLivePotter, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 41 comments | 3696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Payment at Registration

I agree with another post that said the same people keep donating over and over.....I am one of those. I donate because...

Original post made by Parent of 3 on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hoss, on May 11, 2011 at 12:07 am | 12 comments | 2609 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 | 1229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four school districts in Santa Clara County and three districts in San Mateo County are seeking parcel taxes

Pleasanton is not the only school district seeking help to finance schools with the California budget issue. PARCEL TAXES Four...

Original post made by Parent Voting Yes on E on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2011 at 9:19 am | 11 comments | 1360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School "fundraising" seminars during class time?? PTA-PUSD

Was the Company Great American Opportunities and Vinney Chopra granted carte blanche access to your child's school during...

Original post made by Pariot Liberal on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patrriot Liberal, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 36 comments | 1652 Views

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Why was that :Respect and Civility" thread locked twice?

Why was that respect and civility thread locked to non-registered members twice by staff at the paper? I see comments, then...

Original post made by Pariot Liberal on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Pariot Liberal, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 950 Views

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Picking Up After YOUR Dog

My wife and I have been walking around the Sports Park and have noticed that most of the dog owners DO NOT pick up after...

Original post made by Park Walker on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Apr 6, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 15 comments | 1317 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Zoo Tiger

Is anyone else tired of hearing the victim's family criticize the zoo? There are numerous reports that these idiots taunted...

Original post made by Pat on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 13 comments | 2199 Views

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Vote NO on 98 and Yes on 99

I am sending this to you today to make sure you are aware of a deceptive ballot measure on the June 3rd statewide ballot....

Original post made by Pat on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Drexl, on May 15, 2008 at 4:25 pm | 4 comments | 1486 Views

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Smart and final

Does anyone know when the new smart and final will open? Its located by In and Out Burger...

Original post made by Pat on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 26, 2008 at 5:40 am | 1 comment | 1520 Views

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Smoke again???

I woke to the smell of smoke again. I live by a firestation and never heard the sirens. Is their another fire close by?...

Original post made by Pat on Aug. 3, 2008
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