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School Board Candidates Forum tonight

Pleasanton PTA Council, the League of Women Voters of Livermore-Amador Valley, and the Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin branch...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:51 pm | 7 comments | 1935 Views


3 of those Injured Vasco Road crash weren't wearing seat belts

A single vehicle accident in unincorporated Contra Costa County on Friday night severely maimed one boy and caused five other...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by @Mom, on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:39 am | 7 comments | 2168 Views


Pleasanton schools perform well in state testing

Pleasanton schools did well on the state's Academic Performance Index (API) tests, but some areas still need work, according...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by angela reiswig, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1628 Views


School board candidates agree on key issues, differ in solutions

If the answers to questions posed to them at last night's school board candidates' forum are any indication, voters will...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 2689 Views


Letters: Vote for Piderit

Dear Editor, Read the full story here posted Friday, September 24,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jon-e, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 1540 Views


'Parent Project' helps with teen years

Calling all parents with troubled teens: There is light at the end of the tunnel. So says Teresa LeMay, who is teaching an...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Yes, on Sep 28, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1809 Views


Teachers' union endorses Bowser, Laursen for election to Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton schools' teachers union has endorsed Jeff Bowser and Joan Laursen for election to the school board on Nov....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 30, 2010 at 10:34 am | 54 comments | 2672 Views


Finances, test scores among topics at PUSD

Three months into the Pleasanton school district's fiscal year and a month into classes, and there's still little word about...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Oct 19, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 38 comments | 2889 Views


New uniforms for Amador band

Give me an A! Give me a V! Members of the Amador Valley High School Marching Band showed off their new uniforms for the school...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Laura Danielson, on Sep 30, 2010 at 5:34 pm | 7 comments | 2058 Views


Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 2970 Views


Local officials urge yes vote on Prop 22

A crowd of local officials gathered Tuesday to protest a state practice that's shifted billions from city budgets to the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anger ?, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 6 comments | 1667 Views


Teacher training highlighted at school board meeting

While teachers across the country have been getting lambasted for poorly performing students and failing schools, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 3026 Views


9-year-old takes home top prize in downtown pumpkin carving contest

Taylor Potter, 9, took home top honors Saturday at the annual pumpkin carving contest sponsored by downtown Pleasanton merchants. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Nov 10, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 1823 Views


Bowser, Laursen win seats on Pleasanton school board

It was an early victory for two of the three Pleasanton School Board candidates, Jeff Bowser and Joan Laursen, who campaigned...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Get the facts:, on Nov 5, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 2440 Views


Foothill High students hear about holocaust from Czechoslovakian survivor

Never again. Holocaust survivor Susan Greenwald told a Foothill High School honors English class that they need to remember...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by ThankYou, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 1780 Views


UC president seeks 8% tuition increase to $12,150 annually

Blaming under-funding by the state, UC President Mark Yudof is proposing raising student tuition by 8% and reducing pension...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 11, 2010 at 11:21 am | 10 comments | 1832 Views


A persuasive voice for a school parcel tax

If the Pleasanton school board is going to ask voters again next year to pass a parcel tax, as is likely, it can count on...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 1, 2010 at 8:15 am | 58 comments | 3659 Views


Newsom expected to veto 'Happy Meals' toy ban but S.F. Sups could overturn

Legislation to ban "Happy Meals" toys that could be copied by other Bay Area cities is being opposed by San Francisco Mayor...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by kolohe, on Nov 15, 2010 at 9:52 am | 13 comments | 2451 Views


Foothill, Amador Valley high school marching bands holding free field show tomorrow night

The Foothill and Amador Valley high school marchng bands will hold a free field show performance at 7 p.m. tomorrow on the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Tonight!, on Nov 17, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 5 comments | 2517 Views


Harvest Park students on friendships, traditions, respect

There's a reason they're called "tweeners." They're stuck in the middle, too old for elementary school and not old enough...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Toni, teacher and parent, on Nov 21, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 2765 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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