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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 6422 Views

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Police have identities of four involved in Middleton Place attack

Pleasanton Police detectives have the identities of three teens who were there when a local man was attacked over the weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by ravetildon, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:23 am | 17 comments | 3625 Views

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Some teens go above and beyond

Among all the college bound, scholarly students, athletes, artists, school officers, volunteers, dancers and musicians in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 3368 Views

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Pleasanton school board to consider longer school year at its meeting tonight

The Pleasanton school board tonight will consider extending the school year, possibly beginning classes in mid-August or...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 24 comments | 6120 Views

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New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 5102 Views

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'Aladdin Junior,' a performing arts show for children, on stage at Livermore High today, Sunday

"Aladdin Junior," a stage production produced by SmARTSunlimited, will be presented at 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by C.C. Kat, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 1742 Views

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School board meets tonight on class size cuts

The Pleasanton School Board at its meeting tonight will consider three alternatives to reducing class sizes for early elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by hmmm, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 36 comments | 21644 Views

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Giving the gift of mobility

Dozens of Pleasanton elementary and middle school kids have a new perspective on what it means to be wheelchair bound. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Molly L, on Nov 4, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 8119 Views

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Interim principal named at Walnut Grove

An interim principal has stepped in at Walnut Grove Elementary School, although district officials aren't saying why. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by can't be about test scores, on Nov 8, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 2697 Views

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Parents push for principal's return

An email from School Board President Jeff Bowser did little to dissuade a group of advocates from attending Tuesday night's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 14, 2013 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 5812 Views

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Bowser to announce bid for county office

Pleasanton School Board President Jeff Bowser will announce his candidacy for the office of Alameda County Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Bowser is Bad, on Nov 15, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 15263 Views

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Library celebrates 25 years tonight

The Pleasanton Friends of the Library play host to the 25th anniversary celebration of the present library building tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Justin, on Nov 18, 2013 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 3649 Views

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School board awaits data on principal's ouster

More than five weeks ago, Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh was placed on paid administrative leave, but an anonymous source...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by reality, on Dec 18, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 13 comments | 5627 Views

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Board to discuss 'public employee' tonight

The Pleasanton school board may once again go into closed session at its 7 p.m. meeting tonight to take up the issue surrounding...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by DefinitelyMan, on Dec 17, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 5735 Views

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School board postpones discussion on principal

Three people spoke in support of ousted Principal Jon Vranesh before the Pleasanton school board Tuesday night, although...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Will, on Dec 16, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 45 comments | 8254 Views

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Vranesh removed as principal of Walnut Grove Elementary

In a marathon closed session that lasted nearly eight hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by I , on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 4350 Views

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School board finds 'merit' to complaints, will replace Walnut Grove principal

In a marathon closed session that lasted more than seven hours, the Pleasanton School Board decided to replace Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:22 am | 22 comments | 9938 Views

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4th grade class raises $511 for Shepherd's Gate

Before leaving for their holiday break, a fourth grade Lydiksen Elementary School Class, taught by Mrs. Donna May, chose...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Pololo, on Jan 8, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 3040 Views

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Firms must pay to remove lead paint in older homes

In a final ruling that could affect older homes in Pleasanton, a Superior Court judge in San Jose increased the amount that...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by They knew, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 3996 Views

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Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian1, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 28 comments | 4777 Views
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