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Over the top yearbook photo OK'd for Amador Valley High publication

An Amador Valley High School senior will be allowed to have his "distinctive" photo in the school's yearbook after all. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kara, on Dec 25, 2012 at 11:48 pm | 47 comments | 8148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni soccer game set for Jan. 5.

Four decades of soccer players from Pleasanton schools will be playing in the 10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Curt Gordon, on Jan 3, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 2931 Views

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Governor's new budget includes more for education, state health care expansion

Gov. Jerry Brown announced his proposal yesterday for a balanced state budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year that would funnel...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2013 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 2211 Views

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Letters

<B>U.S. vs. Hirst Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10118 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2451 Views

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Pleasanton school board talks school safety

Pleasanton school leaders are continuing to stress that schools here are safe. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10719...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 17, 2013 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 2589 Views

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Missing 17-year-old Foothill student found at friend's residence

Morgan Stanton, a Pleasanton 17-year-old who was reported missing, has been found at a friend's residence, Pleasanton police...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by intheknow, on Jan 18, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 9 comments | 12950 Views

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Parents talk about about school safety worries at public forum

Armed guards. A police officer at every school. Locked fences. Those were a few of the suggestions raised by some Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 4848 Views

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New budget offers good news and questions for PUSD

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget contains some positive news for the district, along with a number of questions that will...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 20, 2013 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 2697 Views

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Teaching the business leaders of tomorrow

No one really knows just how many corporate and other professional leaders had their interest in business piqued in one of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 2630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Falcons soar to top at Nor Cal district career development conference

Foothill High School's DECA student organization was one of the top groups at the district Career Development Conference...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Sarah Chew, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 6 comments | 3323 Views

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Major Pleasanton developer wants school district to halt tonight's expected approval of half-billion-dollar facilities plan

The developer of a multi-million-dollar apartment complex in Hacienda Business Park criticized the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 4195 Views

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Pleasanton schools' Facilities Master Plan up for approval tonight

The Pleasanton school board is expected to approve the final draft of its facilities master plan tonight, including nearly...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by local, on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 1707 Views

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When it comes to numbers, Pleasanton Council, school board 'Excel'

If you like numbers, you should have been at the joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and the Pleasanton school board. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by But when it comes to buildings, Fails, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 10 comments | 5397 Views

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Pleasanton school board passes $506 million facilities plan

Members of the Pleasanton School Board want to make it clear that they have no intention of seeking funding for all the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by You've got to be kidding..., on Feb 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 39 comments | 6177 Views

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3 area high schools have 'We the People' teams in Bakersfield today for state finals

Competition civics classes from Amador Valley, Foothill and Fremont's Irvington high schools are in Bakersfield today vying...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by AVFan, on Feb 9, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

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3 candidates in race to fill City Council seat, a 4th possible in special May 7 election

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 2037 Views

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Amador Valley High wins state 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School captured first place in the "We the People" state finals last Saturday in Bakersfield, topping...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 20, 2013 at 7:15 am | 3 comments | 4429 Views

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Food allergies pose threat for preschoolers and kindergartners

Summer may feel far away, but many parents of young children are already gearing up for fall. At a recent Tri-Valley preschool...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mr. Grumpy, on Mar 2, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 2386 Views

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Thorne says Pleasanton in good shape, getting better

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne, in his first "State of the City" address since his election last November, told a sell-out...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by fact checker, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 26 comments | 2892 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to restore 38 positions at cost of near-$3-million

The Pleasanton school board, on a split vote, chose to add $102,500 for new one-time rehiring, on top of approving more than...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Doomed, on Mar 4, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 59 comments | 5694 Views
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