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S.O.S. PLEASANTON SCHOOL CALENDAR CHANGE

The time is almost near.. PUSD will decide next month, May 2014 what our new school calendar will look like...starting 2015/16...the...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 74 comments | 3115 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney introduces bill to stop U.S. jobs from going overseas

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has introduced legislation to stop American jobs from going overseas. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 65 comments | 3114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please support effort to keep class sizes at 25:1 in Pleasanton

Thank you again Pleasanton community for all of your support! We have raised over $150k in pledges to support keeping...

Original post made by Keep class sizes low team on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 41 comments | 3111 Views

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Unathorized Solicitations at Stoneridge Mall

Has anyone been approached at the mall by someone claiming they could put their kids in movies? We have been approached...

Original post made by concerned parent on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Veronica Torrenz, on Sep 7, 2012 at 10:31 am | 14 comments | 3110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-Round Schooling

How many of you like school? To those of you who do: what's wrong with you? And to those of you who don't: the good news...

Original post made by sjhfkhf on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Mar 5, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 3110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three incumbents announce candidacy for school board seats

All three incumbent Pleasanton school board members have confirmed they will seek reelection this fall as their terms expire,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 11, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 33 comments | 3105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should the school board elect or appoint its new member?

The school board is looking for someone to fill the school board seat left by president Juanita Haugen, who died March...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 15, 2007
Last comment by Ann, on Apr 22, 2007 at 9:43 pm | 9 comments | 3104 Views

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Harvest Park students nab global championship

Two Harvest Park Middle School students are already at the top of their game. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/12/harvest-park-students-nab-glo...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Vtasan Madabushi, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 5 comments | 3104 Views

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Alameda County Has Their Hand on Your Wallet

Alameda County Waste Management Authority proposes to collect a tax (called a fee) of $9.55 per year per residential unit....

Original post made by mooseturd on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marcus, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 27 comments | 3104 Views

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WATER CRISIS: Hetch Hetchy now at less than 65% capacity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission gave its mid-year water supply has announced that the Hetch Hetchy Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hotslide, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:59 am | 22 comments | 3103 Views

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'Countdown 2012' so-called Rave event forced to flee fairgrounds

An event that had some residents worried about potential problems was booted from the Alameda County Fairgrounds after an...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Peace&Love, on Jan 2, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 53 comments | 3102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park student arrested for ecstasy possession, distribution

A 13-year-old boy was arrested Thursday after allegedly possessing and furnishing the drug ecstasy to some students, according...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Oct 1, 2009 at 7:51 am | 58 comments | 3100 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits pedestrian by Tawny Park - who knows anything?

Yesterday afternoon a pedestrian was hit by a car near the intersection of Tawny and Norton. It was hard to tell but it...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Chuck Bierdeman, on Dec 27, 2011 at 10:03 am | 13 comments | 3100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next AHVS Principal - Jim Hansen?

Hearing thru the grapevine that Jim Hansen, current principal at Harvest Park, is slated to become principal at Amador Valley...

Original post made by AVHSFan on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Whoop!!, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 23 comments | 3096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Angry , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 3093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air Fragrances in Pleasanton classrooms

Many teachers in Pleasanton public schools use a device in the classroom that emits a chemical fragrance. If you go to...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2008 at 3:34 pm | 23 comments | 3092 Views

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Police log: Sneaker sales lead to fight

A fight over the new Air Jordan sneakers at Stoneridge Shopping Center has led to a felony charge of criminal threats against...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Gollum, on Mar 20, 2012 at 7:21 pm | 7 comments | 3091 Views

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Candidate dropped bid for Pleasanton school board to focus on class size reduction

The short-lived fourth candidate for Pleasanton school board says he dropped out of the race to dedicate his time to reducing...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Rudy, on Sep 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 63 comments | 3089 Views

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TV30 facing financial fight for its life

The four Tri-Valley mayors who have taken control of TV30, the area's pioneer and only independent community television system,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Lou, on Feb 28, 2008 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 3088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3088 Views
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