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School board candidates agree on key issues, differ in solutions

If the answers to questions posed to them at last night's school board candidates' forum are any indication, voters will...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 2490 Views


AVHS kids ran half mile this afternoon

Wasn't it a 100* today? Doesn't seem healthy to have them run in this heat....

Original post made by Paul on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 1, 2010 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 2011 Views


Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 2841 Views


The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies

Great recent report at: called: Victims of the Churn:...

Original post made by concerned parent on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Honest Injun, on Mar 1, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 21 comments | 2648 Views


Hundreds of Endorsements of Measure E

Measure E, the proposed parcel tax to support core academic instruction in Pleasanton's public schools, is broadly supported...

Original post made by optimistic mom on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 21 comments | 2758 Views


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 | 2718 Views


Confidential vote for measure E?

I just got my ballot over the weekend, and you have to sign the envelope and your name is on it. My neighbor was concerned,...

Original post made by Confidential vote? on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:16 pm | 21 comments | 2636 Views


Parcel tax opponents blast board decisions

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

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on May 5, 2011 at 11:17 am | 21 comments | 2925 Views


Teachers Union, Prop 98, and an Emergency

Isn't it ironic, that the California Teachers Association and all of its locals are complaining about the reduction of state...

Original post made by Start Afresh on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on May 13, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 21 comments | 2348 Views


School board gives tentative nod to drug dogs at schools

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 21 comments | 3262 Views


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 | 3779 Views


Teenager- Ideas for Summer Fun

I have a teenage boy who will turn 16 in a few weeks. He is looking for a job but hasn't found one yet, and can't start...

Original post made by Susan on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 21 comments | 2987 Views


Board discusses laptop program for Pleasanton middle schools

The Pleasanton school board heard a report from middle school principals at its meeting last night about a proposal to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by WeWentThroughLaptop, on Nov 10, 2015 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 4498 Views


Tim Hunt - Pleasanton USD superintendent "Time to Move On"

Tim Hunt's description of Ahmadi leaving PUSD in "total mess" is the understatement of the year. Read his column here

Original post made by Agree with Tim Hunt on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 10, 2015 at 7:07 am | 21 comments | 2422 Views


Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 4554 Views


Pleasanton schools may face layoffs this spring

The Pleasanton Unified School District may be facing layoffs since funding to extend one-time appointments haven't come through. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Another parent, on Nov 2, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 21 comments | 2978 Views


Falcons face Cal High Friday after weekend win over Monte Vista

The Foothill Falcons will face Cal High this weekend, coming off a satisfying 41-37 win against Monte Vista High Friday night....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jehy, on Dec 25, 2009 at 1:33 am | 21 comments | 2803 Views


City of Pleasanton - inconsiderate to young children

My daughter booked two fall sports classes for my 3 year old grandson. Thursday he got up and dressed for his baseball...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Indya, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 21 comments | 4447 Views


Gay Marriage

I'm not gay, though sometimes I wish I were. But anyway, I was thinking of that Gavin Newsom bit that anti-gay marriage...

Original post made by Cara on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 21 comments | 2141 Views


Meet Our New Neighbors: Islamic Radicals from Gitmo

Dear Obama (and all other democrat congressmen): You have not done ONE THING to make this country safer. On the contrary,...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 20, 2010 at 10:48 am | 21 comments | 1934 Views
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Remembering Alameda County's fallen heroes
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Prop 64: Waiting to Inhale?
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