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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheer teams from Pleasanton schools win at Disneyland

Teams from each of the three Pleasanton middle schools won awards at the United Spirit Association Junior Nationals held...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Becky, on Mar 17, 2011 at 8:46 am | 2 comments | 3283 Views

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Cook-Kallio seeks help in convincing Congress to keep funding We the People program

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio, a teacher at Irvington High School in Fremont who coaches the school's "We...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 18, 2011 at 9:21 am | 11 comments | 2186 Views

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News digest

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to endorse Measure E, the $98-per-year parcel tax for schools...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Mar 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 17 comments | 2448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax opponents speak out at board meeting

For the first time, opponents of Measure E, the parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools, have spoken out against it at a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Voting no, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 241 comments | 10313 Views

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School district launches CORE fundraiser

Citing the state budget crisis, the Pleasanton Unified School District has said they need help from parents to continue to...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by dan, on Mar 31, 2011 at 11:35 am | 21 comments | 2668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote Yes on Measure E

The sample ballot and voter information pamphlet on Measure E, the school district' proposed $98 a year parcel tax, has been...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 25, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 175 comments | 5921 Views

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Measure E parcel tax ballots being mailed to voters today

Ballots for the Pleasanton school district's proposed Measure E parcel tax are being sent to registered voters today. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 16, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 84 comments | 3482 Views

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Measure E signs dotting Pleasanton's landscape

Signs calling on voters to vote Yes or No on Measure E are dotting the Pleasanton landscape, mostly on front yards of homes...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by pRes, on Apr 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 124 comments | 4657 Views

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Pleasanton schools could face more than $5-million in new cuts, board learns last night

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told last night that it could face as much...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2011 at 10:02 am | 78 comments | 4116 Views

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Candy bomber drops into Danville

"Candy bomber" Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, now 89, kept the audience spellbound Sunday evening as he recalled the Berlin Airlift...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 15, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1665 Views

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Landslide damages water main, stops water service

A major water main damaged last Friday on the Pleasanton Ridge as a result of a landslide halted water service to 160 customers....

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 17, 2011 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 1731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boy hits a hole-in-one - again!

It's supposed to be the shot of a lifetime but Alex Chin has hit a hole-in-one twice -- and he's only 12. Last summer, at...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by nathan, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 2244 Views

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'Suckers for St. Jude'

Some Walnut Grove fourth- and fifth-graders will be selling lollipops after school Tuesday to raise money for cancer patients....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen , on Apr 20, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 5 comments | 1958 Views

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Redwood tree planted for Earth Day

A third-grade class at Mohr Elementary in Pleasanton received a civics lessons today along with its Earth Day celebration...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Ben, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 2282 Views

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PUSD: Seniors only need register once for parcel tax exemption

Pleasanton school district's administration has addressed one of the objections to its $98 parcel tax measure, known as Measure...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2011 at 9:24 am | 36 comments | 3068 Views

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Measure E: separating the myths from the facts

There are certain ideas that most of us can agree on: Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8084...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 26, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 16 comments | 2534 Views

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Sides still at odds over step and column raises for teachers

As Pleasanton prepares once again to vote on a parcel tax, no single issue has received more attention than step and column,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by nighthawk, on Apr 24, 2011 at 2:19 am | 8 comments | 2078 Views

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Destination ImaginNation

Two Pleasanton teams place first in the elementary division of the Destination Imagination State Finals on April 9-10 and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Somasundara Rao, on Apr 26, 2011 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 2457 Views

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'Suckers for St. Jude' raises money to help fight cancer

Abby Smith, Addy Mapes, and Haley Carr, fourth graders at Walnut Grove Elementary School, team up to sell lollipops, raising...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kelly Hilton, on Apr 26, 2011 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 2139 Views

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Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 3879 Views
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