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Jon Vranesh appointed 'itinerant principal'

Former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh is not out of a job, but it remains unclear what he'll be doing in his new position. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sal, on Jan 31, 2014 at 9:36 am | 43 comments | 5215 Views


Plea deal gives drunk driver 4 years in prison

A drunk driver who killed her friend and seriously injured another driver has agreed to a plea deal this morning that will...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 16, 2008 at 6:48 am | 43 comments | 3280 Views


Another anti-Prop 8 vandal at work....

What a learning experience for my children this morning as I was taking them to school. As we were going down West Las Positas...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by yomama, on Nov 4, 2008 at 9:22 am | 43 comments | 2574 Views


Local leaders urge restraint when verdict is announced in Mehserle trial

Bay Area police and community leaders including those in the Tri-Valley are hoping for calm when a verdict is announced...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 43 comments | 2469 Views


John Deming did not have drugs in his system

Article in the CCTimes today John Deming, the unarmed teenager who was shot to death by Pleasanton police, Did Not have...

Original post made by Diana on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 43 comments | 1194 Views


Honesty in the Dollars for Parcel Tax

I would like all of the school parent organizations in Pleasanton to disclose on this thread how much money was donated to...

Original post made by paula on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 42 comments | 2425 Views


Voters approve San Ramon school district's Measure C, 4 other parcel taxes

San Ramon Unified High School District voters today approved Measure C with about 72 percent support. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 6, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 42 comments | 1959 Views


Are Young Teachers Better Than Older Ones?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly Jeb Bing writes, "The tax would have saved the 127 of 148 jobs that are on the...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 42 comments | 2079 Views


School Pool Days--Time To Burn

Some Pleasanton elementary and middle schools have a day towards the end of the school year when the kids spend the entire...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 42 comments | 1673 Views


You have let our children down!

In the past 11 years of working & living in Pleasanton everyone I have spoken to in this community has pride themselves on...

Original post made by Disappointed Pleasantonian on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 42 comments | 1641 Views


Voters approve 2 replacement parcel taxes with no expiration dates

Voters yesterday overwhelmingly approved replacement parcel taxes that have no expiration dates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 42 comments | 2011 Views


PUSD High School 7th period on the chopping block?

In the PUSD Jan 26th Budget Challenges 2010-11 update, a union negotiable item is: "Suspend high school collaboration period...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heather Simmons, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 42 comments | 3893 Views



In what likely was School Superintendent John Casey's last report to a Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce group last Tuesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Apr 21, 2010 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 1812 Views


School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2720 Views


L.A. law firm hired to defend Pleasanton against Oak Grove lawsuit

Fresh off a settlement agreement that cost taxpayers nearly $2.5 million in legal fees, the city of Pleasanton is back in...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2010 at 9:14 am | 42 comments | 2771 Views


Recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal

The recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal. It appears that our district will need to consider...

Original post made by Taxed Already on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 42 comments | 2584 Views


Obama falling in polls

Looks like the fate which awaits all presidents is impacting Obama and maybe faster than anyone would have thought.

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 42 comments | 1503 Views


Sincere request - who can articulate GOP Healthcare Plan?

I know people will take this as a troll post, but I am sincere when I say I'm hoping someone, anyone out there can articulate...

Original post made by poster boy on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by poster boy, on Oct 19, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 42 comments | 1656 Views


Jerry diddled while NUMMI closed

Many thousands of jobs in Rep Jerry McNerney's 11th Congressional District of CA will be lost as a result of the NUMMI plant...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 42 comments | 3684 Views


Citizen Challenges Jerry McNerney to a Debate on his Healthcare Reform Vote

Sent to Jerry McNerney I challenge you to a debate on the current Democratic Health Reform bill, better known as socialized...

Original post made by Dominic Di Blasio on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 42 comments | 1259 Views
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