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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes Cut While Salaries Increase

Looks like Pleasanton is not unique, according to this editorial from today's Sacramento Bee: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/story/1971525.html Here's...

Original post made by Ack on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by NoToPUSD, on Jan 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm | 38 comments | 2709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds of Tri-Valley students joining county-wide program to walk or bike-ride to schools

Students in some schools in Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore are joining this week in an Alameda County-wide two-week program...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim van Dyke, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 2708 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board receives update on Common Core

The Pleasanton school board heard an update from district staff about the Common Core mathematics pathways and instructional...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Administrator exodus, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 2707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board trustees, backers of pro and con sides sound off on Measure G defeat

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Wadsworth, on Jun 5, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 172 comments | 2706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Recently termed-out Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan to seek State Senate seat

Former State Asemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) announced this week that she will seek a soon-to-be-vacated seat held by...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Dec 15, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 2706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Weekly shouldn't 'advertise' gay marriage

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4529 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by fyi, on Oct 22, 2008 at 7:17 pm | 75 comments | 2705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Unified cuts 136 positions, increases class sizes

Speakers sympathized with board members of the San Ramon Unified School District last night even as they voted to raise class...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by listen, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:33 am | 116 comments | 2705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Budget Cuts - an alternative

An idea: There is going to be a huge impact on our schools because of school budget uncertainty in CA. Current Proposed...

Original post made by Simple Solution on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Guy, on Feb 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 2705 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New details emerge about Foothill crash

New details are coming out about a car crash that killed 19-year-old Laurel Williams, a 2006 Foothill High School graduate. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 1, 2007 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2704 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Making Pioneer a livelier place

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission approved a long-range master plan last week that calls for expanding Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 17, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 2703 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 2702 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High converts part of seniors' parking lot for carpool use only

Some of the most coveted parking spaces at Foothill High are now up for grabs to students who carpool after a ceremony Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 7, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2702 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Booming Pleasanton is good news for Realtors

In her recent report to a Tri-Valley Realtors group, Pleasanton's Economic Development Director Pamela Ott said the city...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 2702 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lone Republican bows out of State Senate race

The only Republican candidate to qualify for the State Senate special election ballot announced Monday that she was dropping...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Devon, on Feb 22, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 2702 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Soccer Clubs - Eric Cavalli Fundraiser

Tri-Valley Soccer Clubs to hold soccer fundraiser. On July 17 San Ramon, Danville, Dublin and Pleasanton will be hosting...

Original post made by Gary Thurner on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Meghan, on Jul 15, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 2700 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Union and Politicians- Try Google Street View on Detroit

All of us know that there is a strong relationship between unions and elected politicians. Politicians support legislation...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by left is right, on Nov 9, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 16 comments | 2700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E parcel tax ballots being mailed to voters today

Ballots for the Pleasanton school district's proposed Measure E parcel tax are being sent to registered voters today. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 16, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 84 comments | 2698 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Erlene DeMarcus

Erlene DeMarcus is a recognized transportation expert who has spent a career working for the betterment of our community. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by to Question, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 24 comments | 2698 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fall carnival benefits developmentally disabled

The Arc of Alameda County wants to invite the public to a fall carnival that will include a ring toss, cake walk, swing dance...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Nov 13, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2697 Views
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