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Enjoying the sunshine

Photographer Andrew Graham, 11, and his mom Kaarin took to the Pleasanton Ridge to enjoy the sunny weather Sunday and noted...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jude Magann, on May 1, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 11 comments | 1912 Views

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School board-City Council joint meeting canceled

The meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and Pleasanton school board scheduled for last night was canceled just 3-1/2 hours...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by sj, on Apr 26, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 2162 Views

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Pleasanton schools near districtwide mandates to improve minority test scores

Even as the Pleasanton school district deals with state-mandated improvement at schools, the district is looking at a new...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by just a parent, on May 2, 2012 at 10:14 am | 36 comments | 4884 Views

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PUSD superintendent review set for today in closed session

Pleasanton school Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi will get an annual review by the school board later today. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by fact checker, on May 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 14 comments | 5115 Views

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Amador Valley High band director named 'Teacher of Year'

The Pleasanton Unified School District announced yesterday that it has named Amador Valley High School band teacher Jonathan...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Julie, on May 6, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 2507 Views

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Pleasanton school board to hold public hearing on proposed agreement with teachers union tonight

The Pleasanton School District has worked out a tentative agreement with its teachers union for the 2012-13 school year and...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Milton, on May 9, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 13 comments | 1911 Views

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Pleasanton school board reaches deal with teachers union, issues layoffs

The same night the Pleasanton School Board recognized May 9 as the "Day of the Teacher," it voted to lay off the equivalent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on May 18, 2012 at 10:56 am | 21 comments | 3406 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 | 2039 Views

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Teaching P.E. one flashmob at a time

W Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9354 posted Friday, May 11, 2012, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by joanna, on May 11, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 1823 Views

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Fun Run, flash dance raises $60,000 in donations for Walnut Grove Elementary School

A surprise flash mob for Principal Jon Vranesh and a day of "Fun Runs" May 4 raised more than $60,000 in donations at Walnut...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Congratulations!, on May 13, 2012 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 2430 Views

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Torlakson opposes cuts to child care, early learning programs

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson opposes state budget cuts to child care and early learning programs. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on May 13, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 6 comments | 1955 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 | 2543 Views

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High school sports face funding challenge

For years the biggest problem facing high school coaches in Pleasanton has been determining who will be the key players and...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Lucia Holman, President Foothill Athletic Boosters, on May 24, 2012 at 9:44 am | 32 comments | 18657 Views

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Pleasanton school board to look at restoring programs, new savings from union, management concessions

At tonight's Pleasanton school board meeting, members will be looking at possible programs to restore, made possible by concessions...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by i've had enough , on May 27, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 71 comments | 13184 Views

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High school sports face funding challenge

For years the biggest problem facing high school coaches in Pleasanton has been determining who will be the key players and...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Kirk, on May 24, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 6 comments | 3149 Views

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Employees and parents push schools for program restorations

The Pleasanton School Board is looking at restoring nearly $1.3 million in programs and jobs cut made earlier this year,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by PPIE survey, on Jun 1, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 7 comments | 2170 Views

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Teen attacked at Stoneridge Mall says no one helped

It was an ordinary day for Foothill High School junior Sonny Tripathy when he went to Stoneridge Shopping Center Saturday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on May 24, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 3526 Views

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Amador girls head to NCS softball championship for 5 p.m. game today

The Amador Valley High girls softball team faces James Logan High in the North Coast Section championship at 5 p.m. today...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Logan-Amador, on Jun 1, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 2715 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 | 3637 Views

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Pleasanton school district, banking on furlough days, restores programs and jobs

The Pleasanton School District is apparently banking on furlough days to balance its budget for the upcoming school year. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Dysfunctional school district, on Jun 11, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 35 comments | 4211 Views
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