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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD may restore programs and positions

The Pleasanton school district is looking to undo some of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected budget...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by yet another resident, on Jun 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 35 comments | 3502 Views

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Four Kid's Country facilities cited with 'serious' violations

An after-school childcare program at San Ramon Valley elementary schools has acquired a recent history of serious "Type A"...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tamara, on Jun 7, 2011 at 1:43 am | 7 comments | 5306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board appropriates $2.4 million to add sections, maintain class size

The Pleasanton school board voted Friday evening to undo $2.4 million of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 7, 2011 at 6:29 am | 30 comments | 2689 Views

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The fun of science

Junior Raquel Fraticelli and sophomore Samuel Peters explained rocks, gems and minerals to students from Lydiksen Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Wish I knew!, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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Kid's Country sites won't be closed, exec director says

Four Kid's Country facilities in San Ramon and Danville will not be losing their licenses, according to the organization's...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 4, 2011 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 2259 Views

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Cash-out refinancing practices get first PUSD review

Pleasanton school board members got an earful Tuesday night about cash-out refinancings done by the district, as a consultant...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by another resident, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 12 comments | 2538 Views

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Next up: High school

For recent eighth-grade graduates, this summer is not just for traveling, seeing friends, and relaxing. It is also for anticipating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 2349 Views

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UC Regents approve a 9.6 percent tuition hike

A 9.6 percent tuition increase for University of California schools was approved today by a 14-4 vote of the UC Regents Board....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 60 comments | 3023 Views

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Letters

<B>Gold star for governor Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8420 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Flippin, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:18 am | 9 comments | 2436 Views

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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 | 2849 Views

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Reminders about traffic on the first day of school

As school starts, remember that traffic is always atrocious the first several days of school as parents try to figure out...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:21 am | 13 comments | 3094 Views

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STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

Students in the Pleasanton school district scored above both the state and the Alameda County averages in recent statewide...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 72 comments | 4252 Views

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STAR tests show Pleasanton schools continue to improve

By Glenn Wohltmann Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8456 posted Friday, August...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 19, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 2159 Views

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School starts Tuesday -- watch out for kids

The district has some pointers for students and parents, old and new, as schools starts this Tuesday, Aug. 23. Leave home...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Buddy, on Aug 23, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 7 comments | 1972 Views

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No major changes in school funding expected -- for now

It's too early to tell what will happen with the state's budget, but the Pleasanton school district is gearing up for some...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 21, 2011 at 12:28 am | 9 comments | 2519 Views

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SAT scores show increases for most high schools in area

SAT scores rose last year for five of the eight local high schools with the percentage of area scores over 1500 -- a state...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Aug 28, 2011 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1928 Views

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2 young Livermore teens injured after running into traffic

Two separate car-versus-pedestrian collisions on Wednesday involved young teenagers running into traffic in Livermore, Livermore...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Gloria, on Aug 29, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 22 comments | 2197 Views

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Pleasanton SAT scores well above state average

SAT scores rose last year for five of eight local high schools with the percentage of area scores over 1500 -- a state benchmark...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2011 at 2:59 pm | 35 comments | 2867 Views

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Citizens committee to recommend oversight for future bond issues

It took more meetings than originally planned, but a citizens committee formed to look into cash-out refinancing will issue...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 12 comments | 1890 Views

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Bailey brothers are Eagle Scouts

Dan Bailey and Adam Bailey from Troop 948 have completed the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. The two...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 25, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 6 comments | 2119 Views
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