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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh, others testify at former principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony Monday at former Walnut...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ann O'Neal is correct, on May 2, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 1009 Views

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Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare merger approved

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Tuesday issued the final approval needed for Stanford Health Care to proceed with...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Thank You Active MD, on May 1, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 13 comments | 7087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Half of Palo Alto Juniors in High School Opt Out of Common Core testing

The Palo Alto Weekly reports that many students have opted out of Common Core testing. Sounds like it is pretty easy. Parents...

Original post made by Wow! on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 1, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 575 Views

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Brown to help cities bolster water waste enforcement

Governor Jerry Brown, meeting with mayors from across the state, said he will propose legislation to help local officials...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 1, 2015 at 10:19 am | 8 comments | 806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Oh please, on Apr 30, 2015 at 9:27 pm | 34 comments | 6860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dear Mr. Vranesh.....

Dear Mr. Vranesh: As a parent of children enrolled in PUSD, I want to apologize to you for what our school district has...

Original post made by Another PUSD Parent on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 30, 2015 at 8:34 pm | 45 comments | 3911 Views

AROUND TOWN

About RHNA numbers and WATER

Everyone should read this article AND send it to each of the council members!! http://sierramadretattler.blogspot.com/2015/04/pasadena-star-news-housing-mandates.html ...

Original post made by Anthony on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jeffery, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 150 Views

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Public meeting tomorrow on East Pleasanton Specific Plan

A final neighborhood meeting will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday night in the Pleasanton Civic Center for the public...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Apr 30, 2015 at 5:57 am | 15 comments | 1471 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thorne, Olson in Sacramento today for Legislative Action Day

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and Councilman Arne Olson will be in Sacramento today to talk to legislators about transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by John Crawford, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:42 am | 1 comment | 629 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I can't stand it - now the Baltimore police union is involved

The Baltimore police chief admitted that his officers did not follow procedure when they put Freddie Gray into the police...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 99 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surveillance Camera on Lightpost at Corner of Rheem Ct/Rheem Dr.

Anyone know who placed a surveillance camera on top a lightpost on the corner of Rheem Ct. and Rheem Dr. in Mohr Park?...

Original post made by Spying on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by No idea, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 155 Views

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Penalties are back for excess water users

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night reinstated stiff monetary penalties for businesses and residents who fail to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 29, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 9 comments | 739 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OAH Hearing - Vranesh

Reading the Walnut Grove story http://pleasantonweekly.com/square/2015/04/28/vranesh-others-testify-at-former-pleasanton-principals-dismissal-hearing...

Original post made by very concerned on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by 5 minutes before deletion, on Apr 29, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE 'Run for Education' raises $96k

The third annual Pleasanton Run for Education, a fundraiser for the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by henryroes, on Apr 29, 2015 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 646 Views

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Pleasanton man charged with embezzling from Little League

A former president of Pleasanton American Little League was arrested Thursday morning after police allege he stole more than...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by adjacent acquaintance , on Apr 28, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 26 comments | 11089 Views

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Corinthian closes Heald College campuses across Bay area

The beleaguered for-profit college franchise, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., announced today that it was closing its remaining...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Arlandis McClain, on Apr 28, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

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Pleasanton deals with the drought

In a recent interview, Pleasanton's operations services director and the city's water czar Daniel Smith talked in-depth about...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 28, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 22 comments | 3248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stop the Massive East Pleasanton Housing Project NOW

How does the City of Pleasanton keep this a secret? A massive housing project - I have read it is the biggest housing project...

Original post made by Fred Clancy on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 28, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh, others testify at former Pleasanton principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony yesterday at former Walnut...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 28, 2015 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 4488 Views

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Local teens collect 1,907 pounds of fruit through 'Backyard Harvest'

A group of Foothill High School students have collected 1,907 pounds of fruit that they were able to donate to Open Heart...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by AngelaNew, on Apr 27, 2015 at 11:48 pm | 5 comments | 2364 Views
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