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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Half of Palo Alto Juniors in High School Opt Out of Common Core testing

The Palo Alto Weekly reports that many students have opted out of Common Core testing. Sounds like it is pretty easy. Parents...

Original post made by Wow! on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 1, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 778 Views

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Brown to help cities bolster water waste enforcement

Governor Jerry Brown, meeting with mayors from across the state, said he will propose legislation to help local officials...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 1, 2015 at 10:19 am | 8 comments | 1295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Oh please, on Apr 30, 2015 at 9:27 pm | 34 comments | 7218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dear Mr. Vranesh.....

Dear Mr. Vranesh: As a parent of children enrolled in PUSD, I want to apologize to you for what our school district has...

Original post made by Another PUSD Parent on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 30, 2015 at 8:34 pm | 45 comments | 4177 Views

AROUND TOWN

About RHNA numbers and WATER

Everyone should read this article AND send it to each of the council members!! http://sierramadretattler.blogspot.com/2015/04/pasadena-star-news-housing-mandates.html ...

Original post made by Anthony on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jeffery, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 276 Views

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Public meeting tomorrow on East Pleasanton Specific Plan

A final neighborhood meeting will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday night in the Pleasanton Civic Center for the public...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Apr 30, 2015 at 5:57 am | 15 comments | 1827 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thorne, Olson in Sacramento today for Legislative Action Day

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and Councilman Arne Olson will be in Sacramento today to talk to legislators about transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by John Crawford, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:42 am | 1 comment | 953 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I can't stand it - now the Baltimore police union is involved

The Baltimore police chief admitted that his officers did not follow procedure when they put Freddie Gray into the police...

Original post made by Sam on Apr. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surveillance Camera on Lightpost at Corner of Rheem Ct/Rheem Dr.

Anyone know who placed a surveillance camera on top a lightpost on the corner of Rheem Ct. and Rheem Dr. in Mohr Park?...

Original post made by Spying on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by No idea, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 248 Views

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Penalties are back for excess water users

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night reinstated stiff monetary penalties for businesses and residents who fail to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 29, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 9 comments | 985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OAH Hearing - Vranesh

Reading the Walnut Grove story http://pleasantonweekly.com/square/2015/04/28/vranesh-others-testify-at-former-pleasanton-principals-dismissal-hearing...

Original post made by very concerned on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by 5 minutes before deletion, on Apr 29, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE 'Run for Education' raises $96k

The third annual Pleasanton Run for Education, a fundraiser for the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by henryroes, on Apr 29, 2015 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

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Pleasanton man charged with embezzling from Little League

A former president of Pleasanton American Little League was arrested Thursday morning after police allege he stole more than...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by adjacent acquaintance , on Apr 28, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 26 comments | 11620 Views

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Stop the Massive East Pleasanton Housing Project NOW

How does the City of Pleasanton keep this a secret? A massive housing project - I have read it is the biggest housing project...

Original post made by Fred Clancy on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Apr 28, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 15 comments | 994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh, others testify at former Pleasanton principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony yesterday at former Walnut...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 28, 2015 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 5503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hearings begin next week for Vranesh, PUSD

Former Walnut Grove principal Jon Vranesh will appeal his termination from Pleasanton Unified School District at a hearing...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 29 comments | 8815 Views

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Nurses at San Ramon Regional, other Tenet-owned hospitals voting on new 4-year contract

Registered nurses at six Tenet Health hospitals from Northern to Southern California, including at San Ramon Regional Medical...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 27, 2015 at 7:26 pm | 5 comments | 2571 Views

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PG&E Wants Bay Area Money For Diablo Power Plant

PG&E, owner of Diablo Canyon power plant located in San Obispo County Southern California has filed a request with the CPUC...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Apr. 26, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Apr 27, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 289 Views

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LDS Announce Leadership change in Mandarin Chinese Branch Leadership

The Pleasanton California Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the calling of a new branch...

Original post made by Karen Seipert on Apr. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 207 Views

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Pleasanton police nab suspects in South Bay robbery, kidnapping

Police in Pleasanton helped identify two suspects accused of the robbery and kidnapping of a man who met the pair in Cupertino...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 27, 2015 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 1915 Views
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