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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High principal calls state budget impact on schools 'dire'

In a letter to Foothill High School students, parents and alumni, the school's principal John Dwyer said he had anticipated...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Dan Faraday, on Feb 3, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 28 comments | 2640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to hold two parcel tax meetings next week

Pleasanton Unified School District announced they will meet Thursday, in addition to the public hearing Wednesday, to vote...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 28 comments | 2002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor has destroyed the PWs credibility

The editor of this news source today "outed" an anonymous Town Forum poster. This is a serious violation, and greatly undermines...

Original post made by Amazed on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jade, on Apr 10, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 28 comments | 3389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More reason to believe a parcel tax is not needed?

PUSD has confirmed it will receive 2.1 million from federal stimulus money. In addition PUSD is eligible to receive American...

Original post made by Diana on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 28 comments | 2583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What makes this different than a prior year educational "budget crisis"?

Hi all I think a critical question is what makes this different than a prior year educational "budget crisis"? 1) Simply...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 28 comments | 1869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mount Diablo school parcel tax fails; voters OK Hayward services tax

Bay Area voters who turned out to participate in Tuesday's statewide special election have unofficially determined the fate...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by polly, on May 23, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 28 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Band Fundraiser: Sports Equipment Parking Lot Sale

The Amador Valley High School Marching Band and Colorguard announces: Sports Equipment “Parking Lot Sale” Saturday,...

Original post made by AFM on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Trish Moosbrugger, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 2200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds mourn death of Amador freshman at church service last night

More than 800 students, teachers and others packed the sanctuary of Valley Community Church last night for the memorial service...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by JMF, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:00 am | 28 comments | 7535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Violates State Fee Cap--being sued for charging illegal school impact fees

Pleasanton Unified is being sued in Alameda County Superior Court for not granting refunds to individual homeowners who have...

Original post made by Another PUSD Lawsuit on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Another PUSD Lawsuit, on Mar 29, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 28 comments | 6747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"A Great Day for Good Teachers"

Wouldn't it be nice if this could be the headlines all over the California news? Instead it's all over the New Jersey news,...

Original post made by Nomad on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 15, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 28 comments | 2760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prop 30 and prop 38

Both proposition 30 and proposition 38 have implications for our local schools, and next Tuesday night, the school board...

Original post made by Sandy on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by well, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:29 am | 28 comments | 3532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new look at justice

Youth justice is taking on a new face in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10278...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:46 am | 28 comments | 3176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to learn more about teaching teachers at meeting today

The Pleasanton School Board will learn more about instructional coaching at a study session set for later today. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Vernon Parker, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 28 comments | 2811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students score high marks on new state standardized test

About 75% of district students who took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the new state...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 22, 2015 at 8:37 am | 28 comments | 4067 Views

SPORTS

Gavin Newsom, now a sports commentator

I try my best to ignore San Francisco politics and the likes of Willie Brown and Don Perata. But I'm forced to comment on...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 17, 2014 at 5:10 pm | 28 comments | 1192 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Yes or No on Measure G and Prop 1A?

I'm just wondering how many of those who are planning to vote yes on Measure G are also voting yes on 1A and visa versa? To...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Leigh, on May 28, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 28 comments | 2629 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Let's fly our flags at half staff

This guy flew his flag upside down to protest what he perceived as an injustice. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_upside_down_flag I...

Original post made by Upside down on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:41 am | 28 comments | 1786 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama “HOPES” the public will not learn the details of his Nationalized Health Plan…

http://money.cnn.com/2009/07/24/news/economy/health_care_reform_obama.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2009072410 If you...

Original post made by Ruth on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by P-Towner, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 28 comments | 1701 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What's so great about private health insurance?

Take a look at this article: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik3-2009aug03,0,6650122.column The bloody...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Healthcare Professional, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:47 am | 28 comments | 1614 Views
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