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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

WRONG SIDE OF THE BOARDER

WAKE UP PLEASANTON POLICE DEPARTMENT. THE UNUSED RAILROAD TRACKS BETWEEN CASE AVE AND SUNOL BLVD. FROM BERNAL AVE TO JUNIPARO...

Original post made by TRACKS on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by lessismore, on Oct 27, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 3534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's deputy guilty of sharing confidential information

One of two people charged with illegally sharing confidential information has been found guilty of a single misdemeanor charge. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:36 am | 25 comments | 3087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family demands apology following fatal shooting of teen by Pleasanton police

The family of the 19-year-old who was fatally shot by Pleasanton police last weekend are demanding an apology after alleging...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jul 10, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 25 comments | 5885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of teen fatally shot by Pleasanton police officer files claim against department

The family of a 19-year-old San Jose man who was fatally shot by a Pleasanton police officer last month has filed a wrongful...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 29, 2015 at 10:28 am | 25 comments | 3206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote Yes on Measure G – Destroy Pleasanton Schools

A vote for Measure G is a vote to Destroy Pleasanton Schools. If you vote Yes on Measure G: Two Staff Development Days...

Original post made by Tax Revolt on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by doglover, on Apr 8, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 24 comments | 2016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will we need Measure G if state Props 1A - 1C pass?

The programs Measure G funds in relation to the PUSD budget passed last March assumes state propositions 1A - 1C succeed....

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 7, 2009 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 1749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Received my measure G ballot today - voted No!

One more vote for no....

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on May 14, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 24 comments | 1864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Valley View Principal Leaving??

I have recently heard that the Principal of Valley View Elementary will be leaving at the end of this school year. Does...

Original post made by Interested on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 24 comments | 2092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EVOLUTION BEING TAGUHT IN PLEASANTON SCHOOLS

It has come to my attention that the theory of evolution is being taught in the public schools in your city of Pleasanton....

Original post made by Teacher on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 28, 2009 at 7:40 am | 24 comments | 1659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

List of top 1500 U.S. High Schools

I came across a Newsweek article that is from June 8, so I'm not sure if it's already been discussed/looked at, but I figured...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 24 comments | 2476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What Makes a Great Teacher?

It is an important question to ask because teacher quality has a great influence on student achievement. An educational...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 24 comments | 1960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Automatic Salary Increase Puzzle

Student achievement is greatly affected by the quality of teacher. Therefore, how do automatic salary increases equate to...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by cna training, on Feb 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 1446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton chooses new school superintendent

In a search that's lasted nearly six months, Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has selected its next superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on May 3, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 24 comments | 3447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens say pressure leads to cheating, drug use, depression

A recent panel to address the causes of teen stress came up with a simple answer to who's responsible for pushing kids to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 16, 2011 at 10:38 am | 24 comments | 3078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grassroot Effort to Save Class Size in Pleasanton

There is a grassroot effort to keep the Class Size to a 25 students to 1 teacher ratio for K-3. No money is due now. Only...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Really! Really!, on May 19, 2011 at 8:19 am | 24 comments | 3374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What about the PUSD High Schools?

This past year I was Chairman of the AVHS School Site Council and Chairman of the AVHS PTSA Grant Committee. I share the...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:06 am | 24 comments | 2331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are we raising?

I've been bothered by some stories I've heard around town in regards to our teenagers. Stories about boys asking girls to...

Original post made by Concerned about our kids on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Brad, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 24 comments | 2680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign the on-line petition if you believe PUSD should revert to the prior lice policy and communicate to parents in the class

See this KTVU news story http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/pleasanton-school-district-starts-new-policy-for/vr46Y/ If you...

Original post made by petition on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:22 pm | 24 comments | 2223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

does someone know why the PTSA says this?

I just learned that the graduation ceremony from AVHS used to be held at the fairgrounds, with only 3 tickets per students....

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 24 comments | 2916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Parent Priorities

Over the last month I have read about local Pleasanton students vandalizing a school library, Senior cut day and finally...

Original post made by Dawn on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 24 comments | 2874 Views
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