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8-year-old eager to climb any mountain

Kipling Van Horn, 8, beat the heat last Sunday by going mountaineering on Mount Shasta's notorious Avalanche Gulch Route....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Cease Family, on Aug 5, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2607 Views

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School and sports clothes and accessories

It's expensive to start the new school year, soccer/baseball season. Parents in Pleasanton asked for contributions for a...

Original post made by Lisa on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 30, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD 9/13 School Board Meeting - AB 114 and Bond Refinancing

Two very important items are on the 9/13 PUSD School Board Agenda. The first is the report and discussion on the Citizen...

Original post made by Nomad on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Inquiring Mind, on Sep 12, 2011 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 1354 Views

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9th Ryan Gordon Foothill/Amador Alumni Soccer Games

9th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by Curt Gordon on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Curt Gordon, on Nov 4, 2011 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1765 Views

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25th anniversary of "Occupy Pleasanton" teachers strike

With all of this talk about Occupy various cities, it occurs to me this week is the 25th anniversary today of Occupy Pleasanton,...

Original post made by Jamestown on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1754 Views

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Sorry, 'Nuncrackers' a sell-out hit for its entire run

If you were looking forward to a night with the nuns of Mount Saint Helen's in the current Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre's...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Shane FitzMaurice, on Dec 16, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views

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Four from Pleasanton schools receive $100 stipends

Retired teachers from the Tri-Valley are helping out their successors. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8579...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by toni, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 2166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Challenge Success Team; AVHS PTSA Survey Result Meeting

Pleasanton Parents: Amador Valley H.S. PTSA in conjunction with high school students Challenge Success Team will be holding...

Original post made by TeacherK12 on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 29, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 1782 Views

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Bone Marrow Drive TODAY and next Saturday at Amador Valley

GO to Amador to swab! The CACC is holding a Bone Marrow Donor Drive TODAY between 9-1 @ the Amador Valley High School Theater....

Original post made by Simone on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 19, 2012 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views

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UNCOVER THE REALITIES on kid & teen drug use in Pleasanton

UNCOVER THE REALITIES An educational forum on kid & teen drug use in Pleasanton Many parents in Pleasanton ass ume that...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 25, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 1661 Views

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Dublin High perform in Carnegie Hall

Dublin High School will represent the Tri-Valley as one of several Bay Area high schools chosen to perform in the 2012 New...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 1 comment | 1592 Views

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Community mourns loss of 13-year-old skateboarder

The school community and friends of a 13-year-old Livermore boy who was killed in a skateboarding accident Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Suzanne, on May 10, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 1935 Views

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Pleasanton toddler, 3, back home from hospital after being run over by car rolling out of driveway

A 3-year-old Pleasanton boy is back home with is parents, released from Stanford University Medical Center after being struck...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mother of three, on May 13, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 2427 Views

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Amador Science Field Trip

I attended a field trip with my son who attends Alisal. It was a science event at Amador hosted by the Amador students. The...

Original post made by Amador Fan on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 25, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1618 Views

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Catching fire

There was a time last season -- a rather trying time -- which could ultimately be the key to the run the Amador Valley High...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Amador Grad, on Jun 1, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 3535 Views

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Cultivating student success

Degi Haastrup knew for almost 10 years that he wanted to go to Las Positas College. Haastrup is a student from Nigeria, and...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jim Ott, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1723 Views

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PPIE's 9th annual "Bon Appetit-Toasts & Tastes of Fall" to benefit Pleasanton schools!

Don't miss it! PPIE's annual culinary event, Bon Appetit- Toasts & Tastes of Fall, on October 6th from 6:30pm -10pm. 15...

Original post made by David on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views

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New book club meets tonight to deal with challenges of success

A new book club is meeting at the Pleasanton library tonight to discuss "The Price of Privilege" by Dr. Madelyn Levine, a...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sherie MacGregor, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 2175 Views

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Students, alumni, parents honor Amador band director

It's been a great month for Amador High School's band director Jon Grantham. Not only has he been honored as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cindy Gehl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1486 Views

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Walthers out as president of Las Positas College

Kevin Walthers, the popular president of Las Positas College, is looking for a new job just 16 months after the Chabot-Las...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Rick Johnson, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1892 Views
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