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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board goes out of town to hire new principals for schools here

The Pleasanton school district Tuesday hired Jason Krolikowski (in photo), an assistant principal from the San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PUSD Insider, on May 24, 2013 at 12:22 am | 46 comments | 8633 Views

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A new era in police vehicles rolls into Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department's marked patrol car fleet is transitioning to an entirely new era of police vehicles. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 1, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 37 comments | 8600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 8596 Views

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BART management, unions continue contract talks as new strike looms

BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 1, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 23 comments | 8588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by JoAnna Jensen , on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:31 pm | 79 comments | 8545 Views

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Church leaders support 'redeemed' priest; others want him out

Church leaders are speaking out in support of a newly-designated parish leader for the Catholic Community of Pleasanton after...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Nov. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:02 am | 219 comments | 8535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Price steps down at San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

After nearly seven years with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, Chief Richard Price will officially step down...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 17 comments | 8529 Views

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Pedestrian, 25, killed last night on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman Parkway

A 25-year-old pedestrian was killed last night when he was struck by a car traveling eastbound on Stoneridge Drive at Guzman...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Misty Reardon, on Dec 23, 2014 at 8:11 am | 26 comments | 8521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: 'No' on parcel tax would be leaving kids behind

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5635 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Heads-up, on May 23, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 35 comments | 8505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to continue modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Pleas Parent, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:53 am | 110 comments | 8482 Views

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Swalwell seeks federal funds for redevelopment agencies

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has introduced legislation that would use federal funds to replace much of California's...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:41 am | 11 comments | 8423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board OKs early retirement buyout plan

Teachers eligible for retirement will be offered an extra incentive to bow out early under a plan approved Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Barton Parent, on Mar 17, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 19 comments | 8417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arne Olson to seek City Council seat

Arne Olson, a former Pleasanton Planning Commission who recently retired as an executive with Comerica Bank, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by #Cholo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 17 comments | 8374 Views

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Ousted principal likely on school board agenda tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will likely be discussing the fate of former Walnut Grove Elementary School Principal Jon Vranesh...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by WG meeting, on Feb 17, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 25 comments | 8366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CANDID CAMERAS IN HIGH SCHOOL BATHROOMS

Has anyone heard about the cameras placed in the high school bathrooms? We have no budget for our schools, but the school...

Original post made by Mom of 5 on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tea Party Patriot, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 40 comments | 8353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almost 250 city of Pleasanton govt employees make > $100,000 per year!

Did you see the article in the Valley Times and the Herald regarding "Six-Figure Government Salaries Abound in the Bay Area"...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Wake up People, on Sep 5, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 23 comments | 8343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversy continues over Obama's 10 a.m. video talk to students today

Controversy over President Obama's scheduled 10 a.m. address this morning to the nation's school children continued over...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 19, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 178 comments | 8259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Verizon adds Pleasanton sites to improve service

The Verizon Wireless Network announced this week that it has added new 4G LTE cell sites along Vineyard Avenue, Isabel Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by VZ not worst, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:12 am | 16 comments | 8219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Salaries Now Online

The Bay Area News Group has just put a database online that lists out the salaries, pensions costs, and other income for...

Original post made by Information on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 17, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 76 comments | 8191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents protest plan to bring back staggered reading

Parents upset with a change in schedules at elementary schools packed the Pleasanton school district's boardroom Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by PIE, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 8116 Views
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